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High School Sports

Multi-Sport Athlete, Adam Carman, Eyeing State Wrestling Title

WHEELING — Wheeling Park’s Adam Carman may only be a freshman, but he has certainly already put himself on the athletic map. Coming from an athletic family, the humble Patriot doesn’t say many words, and like most great athletes, lets his actions do the talking for him. Growing up around ...

Class A/AA Tourney Starts Wednesday

HUNTINGTON — History will be made when the 74th annual West Virginia Class A/AA state wrestling tournament starts on Wednesday inside Mountain Health Arena. Paden City will have a pair of entrants in the two-day event for the first time. The Wildcats started wrestling four years ...

Martinsburg Boys Outlast Wheeling Park, 74-65

MARTINSBURG — Doryn Smith and Anthony Smith each turned in 19 points as Martinsburg upended Wheeling Park 74-65 on Saturday. Beau Heller paced the Patriots with 24 points and Avery Lee collected 20 points. Brett Phillips was just short of a double-double with 13 points and nine ...

Bordas & Bordas Golf Classic To Be Held on June 12 and 13

By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer One of the area’s premier amateur golf tournaments is moving back to its original spot on the calendar. The annual Bordas & Bordas Golf Classic will be held on June 12 and 13 at Olgebay Park’s Crispin Course. The 2020 event was held in ...

West Virginia State Swim Meet on Tap for Tuesday

WHEELING — As freshmen, Jenna Bopp and Abby Turner broke on the scene shattering records left and right— now as seniors, the defending state champions are looking to go out on top at the state swim meet. On Tuesday, the state meet will be held at the Aquatic Center at Mylan Park in ...

Cameron Girls Crowned Sectional Champions

CAMERON — Cameron girls’ coach Holly Pettit felt chills during the National Anthem of Friday’s Region One, Section One Championship game because she knew what her team had a chance to accomplish and what still lies ahead. When the final whistle blew, the Dragons did exactly what her ...

Wheeling Park Girls Fall to Morgantown, 41-32

BY ANDREW SPELLMAN The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — Nearly one year ago, Morgantown and Wheeling Park were battling for a spot in the girls’ state tournament and a Region One crown. This year the two regional powers were in another tight match, but this time for the Section One title. ...

WVU’s Darius Stills Wins Hardman Award

By SEAN MANNING The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — Darius Stills was close to voiding his amateur status a year ago, following a strong junior season that had NFL scouts taking notice. Instead, he decided to return to WVU for one more year, and in the process, claimed several All-America ...

Martins Ferry Cruises Past Central

WHEELING — Even the unseasonable cool temperature couldn’t cool off Martins Ferry’s red-hot bats. The Purple Riders (14-4) pounded out 17 hits in posting an impressive, 18-4, triumph over homestanding Wheeling Central Friday afternoon at chill-filled Lisa’s Field at the J.B. Chambers ...

Linsly Boys Fall in Season Finale to Martinsburg

WHEELING — Linsly’s boys basketball team gave itself a chance to win the coveted Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 3A title. Despite the delayed start in West Virginia, two, 10-day pauses due to COVID-19 and numerous schedule changes, the Cadets came into Friday’s season finale in need of ...

Class AAA Wrestling Tourney Starts Monday

By KIM NORTH For The Intelligencer HUNTINGTON — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference will be well-represented Monday when the 74th annual West Virginia Class AAA state wrestling tournament begins inside Mountain Health Arena. A total of 53 conference matmen representing six schools will ...

Wheeling Park Wrestler In Court for State Tourney Spot

WHEELING — One of Wheeling Park High School’s top wrestlers will spend this morning in front of a Wood County judge fighting to reclaim his spot in next week’s Class AAA state tournament. The family of 106-pound freshman Adam Carman, along with WPHS and Ohio County Schools, have filed ...

Four-Run Fifth Keys Linsly Win

WHEELING — Linsly baseball coach Jay Cartwright spoke to his team before hitting in the bottom of the fifth and the players responded greatly to his message. The Cadets (3-0) pushed across four runs in the frame and relief pitcher Gionni Ferguson slammed the door on the mound in a 5-2 win ...

All Starters Reach Double Figures in Wheeling Park Win

WELLSBURG — All five of Wheeling Park’s starters scored in double figures and the Patriots scored 31 points in the second quarter in a 75-54 victory over Brooke Thursday night in boys basketball action at Brooke High School. Avery Lee led the way for the Patriots with 20 points while Brett ...

Wheeling Central Baseball Prevails In Season Debut

SHADYSIDE — In a game that featured 15 runners left on base and 18 strikeouts, including 11 looking, Wednesday night’s baseball battle between debuting Wheeling Central and Shadyside all came down to a first inning triple that eventually accounted for three runs. The Maroon Knights ...

John Marshall Rallies Past Brooke

MOUNDSVILLE — When it comes to baseball, sometimes one inning is all a team needs. For John Marshall, it was the sixth inning against Brooke. Bruins’ pitcher Andrew Coursin was throwing a no-hitter before the Monarchs scored four runs on four hits as they rallied to a 4-2 victory Wednesday ...

Polanco Hits Early Homer as Pirates Beat Padres

PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Wednesday night, beating Joe Musgrove in his first start since throwing the first no-hitter in franchise history. Polanco hit a solo shot into the right-field stands in the second inning. ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Oak Glen’s Maddie McKay Throws No-Hitter vs. Steubenville

NEW CUMBERLAND — Oak Glen’s Maddie McKay couldn’t have had a better way to start her season Wednesday. The junior standout tossed her third career no-no against Steubenville during the Golden Bears’ 2-0 season-opening victory. The University of Toledo commit also tied a career ...