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Chiefs Rally From 24 Points Down

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes stalked up and down the sideline like a field marshal rallying his troops, the brilliant young quarterback imploring the Kansas City Chiefs to stay together even as the Houston Texans were on the verge of taking them apart. The Chiefs already faced a 24-0 ...

Packers Hold Off Seahawks, 28-23

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams eight times for 160 yards and two touchdowns, Green Bay’s spruced-up defense fended off a spirited Seattle rally, and the Packers held on for a 28-23 victory Sunday night to reach the NFC championship game for the third time in ...

Nailers Score Four In Third for Victory

TOLEDO — The Wheeling Nailers saved their best for last Sunday afternoon as they visited the Toledo Walleye at Huntington Center. Trailing 1-0 most of the way, Wheeling rattled off four goals in a row in the third period, and got a fantastic goaltending performance from Emil Larmi, who made ...

Penguins Win in Eight-Round SO

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Teddy Blueger scored the deciding goal in the eighth round of the shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 Sunday. Pittsburgh’s Bryan Rust and Arizona’s Taylor Hall each scored int he third round of the tiebreaker. Jared McCann, Patric ...

WVU Women Edge Texas

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Tynice Martin scored 23 points, Kysre Gondrezick added 21 to rally No. 19 West Virginia to a 68-63 win over Texas on Sunday, running the Mountaineers’ winning streak to nine. Martin and Gondrezick combined to score 20 of 21 West Virginia points in the fourth quarter with ...

Wheeling Park Girls Stay Perfect, Beat John Marshall

WHEELING — Wheeling Park coach Ryan Young didn’t necessarily like his team’s defensive performance on Saturday night. However, the state’s top-ranked Patriots’ offense was right where it needed to be. Park (10-0) combined to drain nine 3-pointers as it earned a hard-fought 61-51 ...

Alex Vargo, Wheeling Park Patriots Rout John Marshall

WHEELING — Wheeling Park coach Michael Jebbia wanted to see his offense play more fluently on Saturday night. He found what he was looking for. His Patriots raced out to a 10-2 lead early, Alex Vargo scored a game-high 28 points and Travis Zimmerman added 18 as Park routed rival John ...

Wheeling Central Pulls Away From Linsly

WHEELING — Wheeling Central’s 13th Street gymnasium was filled to capacity Saturday night as the Maroon Knights welcomed city foe Linsly for the latest chapter in the long-standing and storied boys’ basketball rivalry. The fans who braved the raindrops to head into Skip Prosser Court ...

West Liberty Men Put A Beating On Glenville St.

By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer WEST LIBERTY — It was a matchup of two of the highest scoring teams in the nation. Going into Saturday, West Liberty, which is second, netting 103.8 points per game, played host to Glenville State, which came in third in the scoring rankings (100.3). Along ...

Hilltoppers Women Drop A Tough One

WEST LIBERTY — When it comes to women’s basketball, West Liberty and Glenville State have had some memorable games over the years. Saturday’s game at the ASRC was another one to add to the list as the Pioneers were able to overcome a six-point second half deficit to secure a 114-108 ...

McBride Nets Season High 22, WVU Bests Texas Tech

MORGANTOWN — Miles McBride took over when the shots weren’t falling for West Virginia. McBride scored a season-high 22 points, fellow freshman Oscar Tshiebwe added 17 rebounds and No. 17 West Virginia beat 22nd-ranked Texas Tech 66-54 on Saturday night. It marked the second time in two ...

Clemson May Spoil LSU’s Dream Season

WHEELING — The Tigers will lay claim to college football’s national championship Monday night in New Orleans. That is a no-brainer. The $64,000 question, however, is what breed of Tiger — be it LSU or Clemson. LSU gained the No. 1 seed in the playoffs, proceeding to demolish Oklahoma ...

St. Clairsville Swimming Teams Cruise to Invite, Buckeye 8 Crowns

WHEELING — To hear St. Clairsville swim coach Ernie Banks tell it, his Red Devils swam Saturday’s combined Buckeye 8 and Red Devil Invitational “tired.” It could be a scary scene for other teams when the St. Clairsville squads swim fresh. The Red Devils cruised to both the boys’ ...

Hirano Scores Lone Goal For Wheeling in Loss to Komets

WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers welcomed their 3,000,000th fan in team history on Saturday night as part of a terrific crowd of 3,972 fans at WesBanco Arena. Unfortunately, the result on the ice didn’t go the home team’s way. Yushiroh Hirano tallied Wheeling’s lone goal in a 6-1 setback ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Bellaire Girls’ Basketball Team Makes School History

BELLAIRE — Following a 66-48 victory against Brooke, the Bellaire seniors set a school record as the winningiest class in school history with their 74th victory. One of those senior standouts, Katrina Davis, continued her stellar season with 27 points to go along with eight rebounds, eight ...

Former Steelers Coach Bill Cowher Elected to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Cowher, an analyst for CBS, was surprised by the announcement made live on air in studio before the Tennessee Titans-Baltimore Ravens AFC divisional round playoff game Saturday ...

49ers Smother Vikings

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo threw a TD pass on his opening drive as a playoff starter and then watched San Francisco’s defense and running game take over from there in the 49ers’ 27-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the divisional round Saturday. The Niners (14-3) ...

Titans Stun Ravens, 28-12

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans fear no one. Not even the NFL’s best team. Why should they with Derrick Henry running — and even throwing — the ball, and a big-play defense making clutch stops and turnovers? One week after dominating defending Super Bowl champion New England, ...