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Wheeling Park Crowned Regional Golf Champs

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WEIRTON — Wheeling Park is on a mission and so is Brooke senior Ryan Bilby. The Patriots have their eyes on their first state title since 2014, after finishing in a close second place last year and Bilby wants to cement his legacy at Brooke, in the Ohio Valley and the state of West ...

Monarchs Clicking On All Cylinders

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MOUNDSVILLE — Going into the fifth week of the season for West Virginia high school football, John Marshall is riding high with a 3-1 record. And in their three victories, the Monarchs have been clicking on all cylinders. In their most recent matchup against Parkersburg South, the defense ...

Weir Wins With Magical Moment

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The soccer Gods were definitely smiling down upon Red Devil Stadium Monday night. Weir, playing with heavy hearts in its first game since the tragic death of a beloved teammate last Thursday, scored an ‘angel-like’ goal in the 77th minute to defeat St. Clairsville, ...

Beaver Local Wins Sectional

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CADIZ — It’s the point of the golf season where coaches and players wait — with baited breath — on every card that comes into the clubhouse. Such was the case Monday afternoon at sunny and windy Cadiz Country Club where area Division II teams took part in the sectional tournament with ...

Mahomes Outplays Jackson

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By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE — Patrick Mahomes put on a scintillating show while outperforming Lamar Jackson, and the Kansas City Chiefs deftly played the role of defending Super Bowl champions in a 34-20 thumping of the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Mahomes juked, ...

Lightning Put Finishing Touch on Stanley Cup

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning are the champions of bubble hockey. Brayden Point scored his playoff-best 14th goal and the Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Monday night to win the Stanley Cup and finish off the most unusual NHL postseason in history, staged nearly ...

Park Wins Seventh Straight

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WHEELING — The Wheeling Park volleyball team was not phased by a week of quarantine last week after a coach tested positive for COVID-19, as it swept Parkersburg South 25-21, 25-20 and 25-16 on Monday for its seventh straight win, to improve to 8-2. Makara Ferguson led the team with seven ...

Lakers, Heat Start Their Preparations for Finals

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Bam Adebayo woke up on Monday with the realization that only two teams still have a chance to win this season’s NBA championship. Goosebumps kicked in at the thought. What was once a 22-team bubble at Walt Disney World is down to the final two, with Adebayo ...

Serena, Nadal Each Win French Open Opener

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PARIS (AP) — No matter how much success they’ve had over the years, and to this day, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal both profess to deal with doubts. Both began this French Open with straight-set victories against overmatched foes in Court Philippe Chatrier on Monday. And both have ...

Steelers Stay Perfect, Down Texans, 28-21

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent two quarters trying to hem in Deshaun Watson. It didn’t take. After watching the Houston quarterback move the Texans up and down Heinz Field with remarkable ease, the Steelers blew up their meticulously put-together game plan and went back to their ...

Indians Rally Past Pirates, 8-6

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are staying home for the first round of the postseason — with the New York Yankees coming to town. Carlos Santana had four RBIs and delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning as the Indians rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6 on ...

Browns Defeat Washington

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CLEVELAND — For the first time in six years, the Cleveland Browns have a winning record. They want to keep it that way. “We gotta start changing history and our legacies right now,” defensive end Myles Garrett said. Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two ...

Madonna Secures Big Win For Weirton Community

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — For the past few days, the community of Weirton has been dealing with tragedy. On Thursday, the town was mourning two deaths because of a double homicide. One of the deaths included Weir soccer player Madison Crowe. With so much to play for, the Madonna girls soccer ...

Shadyside Downs East Hardy Giving Holenka 100th Win

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SHADYSIDE — Wyatt Reiman tallied three touchdowns and a field goal as Shadyside defeated East Hardy 21-7 Saturday, to give Tigers’ coach Mark Holenka his 100th career victory. Reiman finished with 212 yards rushing on 21 attempts for the Tigers. The junior also forced a fumble which ...

Kansas St. Stuns Oklahoma

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Skylar Thompson threw for 334 yards and ran for three touchdowns and Kansas State rallied from 21 points down to stun Oklahoma, 38-35 on Saturday. Freshman Deuce Vaughn caught four passes for 129 yards and ran for a touchdown in the Wildcats’ first road victory over a ...

WVU Falls To Oklahoma St.

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STILLWATER, Okla. — For Chuba Hubbard and Oklahoma State, it wasn’t pretty, but in the end, when it really mattered, he and his team made the plays they needed to. Hubbard scored on a 23-yard run with 1:17 remaining to salvage a difficult afternoon and help No. 15 Oklahoma State beat ...

Oak Glen Claims 4th Straight OVAC Title

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — It’s tough to win one championship. It’s even tougher trying to defend that title. When a team has won three straight crowns it has a bullseye on its back while seeking a fourth. However, that was no problem for Oak Glen (8-2). Saturday afternoon at sun-splashed Red ...

Brooke Boys Secure Class 5A Championship

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WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys soccer team is back on top of the mountain. Telmo Randazzo tallied two goals in the second half to lead Brooke to the summit, as the top-seeded Bruins defeated No. 2 seed Big Red, 2-0, Saturday afternoon for the OVAC Class 5A championship. “Great, great, it ...

Miami Ousts Boston to Advance to NBA Finals

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — It was exactly one year ago Sunday when Jimmy Butler walked into the Miami Heat practice gym, took a seat on a makeshift stage and said he wanted to be part of the team’s next title run. He’ll have that chance. The Heat are going to the NBA Finals — ...

Brewers, Astros in Playoffs Despite Losing Records

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Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a ragged start this year. They never got above .500. And they dropped their last game to finish with a losing record. Guess what? They’re going to the playoffs. “Weird. I guess that’s the only way to describe it. It’s fitting for ...