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Yoho, Monarchs Run Past Brooke

MOUNDSVILLE — After taking more than its fair share of lumps in consecutive losses to powers University and Steubenville, the John Marshall boys’ basketball team had plenty of frustration to take out Friday night. Unfortunately for Brooke, it was the one on the receiving end. Bryce Yoho ...

Knights Hang On To Beat Cadets

WHEELING — Coming off a pair of tough losses, Wheeling Central’s girls’ basketball team appeared to be getting right back on track with a powerful first-half performance against city rival Linsly on Friday night. However, while the Maroon Knights were able to hold on and snap their ...

Tigers Rally By Pilots

SHADYSIDE — With his team trailing River by 12 points heading into the fourth quarter, Shadyside’s Kelly Hendershot felt it was time to take matters into his own hands. And that he did. The multi-talented 6-foot-2 junior was nothing short of sensational in the final eight minutes. ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Linsly Offense Explodes in Rout of St. John

Linsly 101, St. John 59 WHEELING — Hunter Kelly recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, Linsly as a team dished out 27 assists and the team broke the century mark with a thumping of St. John. Marshall Taylor (12), Paul Cook (11) and Mikal Warfield-Payne (10) also reached ...

Nailers’ Special Teams Come Through in 6-3 Win

NORFOLK, Va. — Special teams took center stage for the Wheeling Nailers on Friday night as they pounded the Norfolk Admirals, 6-3, at Norfolk Scope Arena. Wheeling scored three times on the power play and twice shorthanded, while killing off all eight Norfolk power plays. Nick Saracino and ...

Players Skipping Bowls With Bonuses at Stake for Coaches

Dana Holgorsen can earn a $25,000 bonus if West Virginia beats Syracuse next week in the Camping World Bowl, a game the Mountaineers will play without star quarterback Will Grier and left tackle Yodny Cajuste. Dave Doeren’s contract with North Carolina State calls for him to receive a ...

Wheeling Central’s Murray Becomes First to Win Huff Award Multiple Times

WHEELING — Being first is nothing new to Wheeling Central’s Adam Murray. The junior is generally one of the first Maroon Knights on the field for practice each day and it’s rare that anyone beats him to a ball carrier. Murray recently lead the Maroon Knights to a first-place Class A ...

John Marshall Girls Run Away from Beaver Local

MOUNDSVILLE — John Marshall is playing the kind of basketball that coach Brock Melko has been wanting to see since he took over the reigns five years ago. On Thursday, the Monarchs continued that style of play with a 66-37 victory over Beaver Local inside the John Marshall ...

Shadyside’s Depth Wears Down Linsly in 60-34 Victory

SHADYSIDE — Shadyside’s depth wore visiting Linsly out Thursday night in girls’ high school basketball action. The Tigers bench came up clutch in the first half as it netted 21 of the hosts’ 34 first-half points. The starters took control in the second half as Shadyside (7-1) cruised ...

Weir’s Komorowski Inks To Attend West Point

WEIRTON —When the Army is mentioned, one of the words that comes to mind is leadership. When asked about Tyler Komorowski, that same word is what comes to veteran Weir football coach Tony Filberto’s mind. The Red Riders senior standout signed his letter of intent to officially commit ...

Bellaire Repeats Against Ferry

BELLAIRE — Playing against the Bellaire girls’ basketball team is quite the challenge. Its vaunted full-court pressure withstanding, the Big Reds have scoring punch all over the floor, making life hard on opposing defenses. That recipe of defensive pressure and balanced scoring worked ...

Indian Creek Rolls Edison, Moves to 9-0

WINTERSVILLE — After a competitive first quarter, the Indian Creek girls’ basketball team pulled away from rival Edison in the second en route to a 67-12 victory Thursday night to sweep the season series and remain undefeated. “This was our third game in four nights, and I think the ...

PREP ROUNDUP: River Girls Outlast Fort Frye in Double-OT

River 33, Fort Frye 29, 2OT HANNIBAL — River outscored visiting Fort Frye 6-2 in the second overtime to squeak out a victory. Karsyn Reynolds meshed a pair of free throws and Riley Lollathin added a late one as the Pilots (7-2) handed the Cadets (6-1) their first loss. Lauren Flannery netted ...

Pats’ Gordon Again Suspended

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Josh Gordon was suspended indefinitely Thursday by the NFL for violating an agreement that allowed him to play after multiple drug suspensions, casting doubt on whether the talented but troubled playmaker would ever play in the league ...

Ravens, Chargers Are Both Chasers Saturday

When they meet Saturday night in one of several intriguing games in the penultimate week of the NFL season, the Ravens and Chargers will be chasers. By Sunday night, they could be leaders. Baltimore (8-6) trails Pittsburgh (8-5-1) by a half-game in the AFC North. The Chargers (11-3) are ...

Williamson Propels Duke

NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson had 17 points, 13 rebounds and Duke fans roaring each time he touched the ball before he fouled out, and the second-ranked Blue Devils ended No. 12 Texas Tech’s unbeaten start with a 69-58 victory Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. RJ Barrett scored ...

Green, Davis Propel Marshall to Bowl Win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Green completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards, Keion Davis ran for two touchdowns and Marshall beat South Florida 38-20 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night. Green also had a touchdown run in the first quarter, while Davis’ second TD — from 16 yards out — ...