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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 — ...

Rust Scores Twice, Helps Pittsburgh Tame the Wild

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust has no explanation for his career-best scoring run. He just wants to keep playing the same way. Rust scored two more goals to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Thursday night. “Sometimes that’s how hockey goes,” Rust said. “It ...

Rockets Lose Paul, Contest

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Richardson scored 22 points, Tyler Johnson added 19 and the Miami Heat held off the Houston Rockets 101-99 on Thursday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. James Harden scored 35 for the Rockets, whose five-game winning streak was snapped when ...

CRC Continues Giving Back

WHEELING — The Cancer Research Classic is more than just basketball. As Dr. Gregory Merrick — the event’s founder and director — put it, “(the CRC is) about community.” And because of a partnership between the CRC, Wheeling Hospital and XTO Energy, even more members of the ...

Park’s Bittner Inks With Marshall

WHEELING — Generally speaking, the life of an offensive lineman is not a glorious one. To the naked eye few can tell the difference between a talented one and an average one, relying on the game’s officials to tell us when a lineman has done something — wrong. Thankfully for guys like ...

Linsly’s Aronokhale Will Be a Bobcat

WHEELING — Often times it takes sacrifices to realize a dream. And sometimes it takes sacrifices by many. Such is the case for The Linsly School senior Thomas Aronokhale, whose dream has been to play Division I football. Since that’s not something that’s too often realized by ...

Mountaineers Welcome 18 New Recruits to Team

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen took time away from preparing the Camping World Bowl to announce the Mountaineers’ newest crop of recruits Wednesday at the Puskar Center. “I heard something about (Wednesday) being Signing Day,” Holgorsen said with a laugh. ...

Ferry Holds Off Linsly, 66-59

WHEELING — Martins Ferry used nice offensive balance to turn back a spirited effort from Linsly on Wednesday night, escaping with a hard-earned 66-59 triumph. The Purple Riders placed four players in double digits while another added nine points in improving to 4-1. Ferry returns to action ...

Patriots Get Rare Hockey Win Against Central

WHEELING—Wheeling Park hockey coach Grant VanLaar crossed a significant accomplishment off of his coaching checklist on Wednesday night. For the first time in his three years at the helm of Park, his squad finally skated to victory over rival Wheeling Central by a 5-3 count at WesBanco ...