High School Sports

Wheeling Park No-Hit in Game 2 Class AAA Regional Final Loss to Morgantown

WHEELING — Wheeling Park struggled to find the strike zone and baserunners Tuesday. With a chance to clinch a spot in the state tournament in Game 2 of the W.Va. Class AAA Regional Final, the Patriots walked 11 batters and were no-hit by Morgantown’s Caleb Taylor. The Mohigans won the ...

Wheeling Central Stunned by Ritchie County in Class A Regional Final

ELLENBORO — Losing 10-0 to Wheeling Central in Monday’s opening game of the Best of 3 regional tournament, Ritchie County rode behind the arms of starter Avery Taylor and Dylan Taylor in Game 2 on Tuesday. The two Rebels allowed no runs into the bottom the seventh, winning 3-2 against the ...

Murray Hurls Wheeling Central to Regional Baseball Win

WHEELING — Charleston wasn’t on the Wheeling Central radar back in March. But fast forward two months and the state tournament is clearly in focus for the Maroon Knights. Coach Bo McConnaughy’s improving charges pocketed a 10-0 six-inning win over Ritchie County on Monday afternoon in ...

Wheeling Park Patriots Grab 1-0 Series Lead in Baseball Regional

MORGANTOWN — Wheeling Park coach Steve Myers raved about his defense prior to Monday’s Region One series opener at Morgantown, believing that’s the reason the Patriots have gotten this far. The team proved its coach right, saving several runs with diving stabs to help Wheeling Park hold ...

St. Clairsville Bats Keep Magic Alive

GNADENHUTTEN — Some times the hardest out to get in baseball is the final one. In this case, it was the 21st. St. Clairsville was one strike away from reaching that non-magical number Monday before pulling off a little magic of its own. Tyler Tonkovich was at the plate with a 1-2 count and ...

Wheeling Park Looking for First Softball State Crown

WHEELING — While Wheeling Park has had its share of competitive softball teams through the years, the Patriots have never brought home a West Virginia Class AAA championship. This week Coach Pat Durkin’s 13-11 record squad will have another opportunity to do just that, however, with ...

Wheeling Central Maroon Knights Going For Four Straight Softball Titles

WHEELING — When you are the defending state champion in any sport and you return to the state tournament, the following season you are going to have a bullseye on your back. When you are the three-time defending state champions and you are Wheeling Central, that bullseye gets even bigger and ...

Barnesville Ousted From Postseason Play

BARNESVILLE — Jared Kernen continued his stellar season with another home run but the Shamrocks fell to Ridgewood 7-1 in Division III postseason play. Uryan Meade turned in a pair of hits and Aaron Marovich added a double as Barnesville’s memorable season came to an end. Edison 7 Martins ...

Wheeling Central Lacrosse Back On Top After Winning State Championship

WHEELING — It takes a team. Throughout the season, the Wheeling Central lacrosse team has become one unit — a family. On Saturday, that unit accomplished the ultimate goal by rallying around one another to capture the 2019 WVSLA Division I State Championship with an 11-8 victory over ...

Callahan Heading to West Liberty

John Marshall’s Claudia Callahan has signed to continue her academic and athletic careers at West Liberty University where she will join the Acrobatics and Tumbling team. Callahan has four years of cheerleading experience and has participated in acro and dance for 16 years. At WLU, she will ...

JM’s Norris Signs with Mercyhurst

John Marshall senior Devin Norris has signed with Mercyhurst North East to continue his academic and lacrosse careers. He will major in Physical Education. Norris earned first team all-state twice in his lacrosse career at JM. Norris is flanked by Linda (mother) and Thomas (father). The back ...

Perkins Hired as Barnesville Girls Hoops Coach

BARNESVILLE — Jason Perkins believes in the life cliche that ‘good things come to those who wait.’ After coming up empty in his pursuit of several head basketball coaching jobs, Perkins is now preparing to lead a varsity basketball team onto the court this winter. Perkins was formally ...

Wheeling Park Boys, Girls Earn Second Place at State Track Championship

CHARLESTON — The Wheeling Park boys and girls track teams have been forces all year long. The memorable season came to a fitting end Saturday during the West Virginia High School state track meet at Laidley Field. Throughout the entire meet, Wheeling Park was in contention for a state ...

Weir’s Spencer Dominates W.Va. Class AA Track Meet

CHARLESTON — Four races. Four victories. Weir’s Sebastian Spencer set the tone in the sprinting events in Class AA Saturday during the West Virginia state track meet at Laidley Field . The junior speedster followed up his record preliminary performance in the 100 on Friday with another ...

Magnolia Boys Take Silver at State

CHARLESTON — Magnolia boys coach Travis Emch knew going into the weekend, the target was on their backs. After all, his Blue Eagles’ squad was the defending state champion in Class A. Magnolia, put in another impressive performance on the biggest stage as a trio of athletes won individual ...

St. Clairsville Boys Claim District Track Title

BYESVILLE — St. Clairsville’s boys rolled to the team championship and the Red Devils girls pocketed runner-up honors under glorious conditions Saturday afternoon as the Ohio Division II East District Track and Field Championships wrapped up at Meadowbrook High School. St. C.’s boys won ...

Wheeling Park Boys 4×800 Team Sets School Track Record

CHARLESTON – After the first day of the West Virginia state track meet, many local athletes have turned in podium performances as well as qualifying to the finals in their respective events on Friday at Laidley Field. However, what started as a sunny day at a track meet, quickly turned ...