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High School Sports

Patriots Sweep Bryan Fritz Invitational

WELLSBURG — It’s certainly been a successful past few days for the Wheeling Park boys cross country team. After winning the Chick-Fil-A Invitational on Saturday, the Patriots came into Wednesday’s Bryan Fritz Memorial Invitational at Brooke High School hungry for another win. And they got ...

Wheeling Central’s Justin Doerr Earns OVAC Title on Playoff Hole

WHEELING — Wheeling Central’s Justin Doerr, only a sophomore, did not shy away from the moment on Tuesday afternoon at Oglebay’s Crispin Golf Course. In a playoff hole for the 1A/2A OVAC title and going head-to-head with senior and last year’s defending champion Cole Tegano of ...

Beaver Local Takes 4A Title

WHEELING — Consistency is the name of the game for any golfer. It’s especially true when golf becomes a team sport. Beaver Local has demonstrated time and time again, so far this season, that it has mastered that trait. And it was on full display again Tuesday at the challenging Jones ...

Seven Players Score in Wheeling Park Win Over John Marshall

WHEELING — While young, the Wheeling Park girls soccer team has many weapons that it can put on the field. Hence was the case Tuesday evening against rival John Marshall. Seven different players found the back of the net as the Patriots secured a 8-0 victory over the Monarchs at Wheeling ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Tyler Consolidated Sweeps Doddridge County in Volleyball

SISTERSVILLE — Regan Smith compiled 10 kills, 10 digs, seven points and 13 assists as Tyler Consolidated swept Doddridge County, 25-12, 26-24,25-20. Caleigh Phillips had seven kills, 11 digs, five points and 30 assists for the Silver Knights (9-3) while Sadie Nichols gathered nine digs, 13 ...

Park’s Glass Impresses At All-American Kicking Camp

WHEELING — Solid kickers at the high school level can be hard to find. Luckily, for Wheeling Park, it has a game-changer at the position. Senior Andrew Glass, who also excels on the soccer field, spent his summer sharpening his skills at kicking camps and even left a lasting impression on ...

Clark Preserves Win for Oak Glen

WEIRTON — Jacob Clark, who is only one of two seniors on the Oak Glen boys soccer team, showed Monday evening why he is one of the best goalkeepers in West Virginia. With eight seconds remaining, he helped preserve a 4-3 road victory over rival Weir after blocking a shot from Christian ...

Cameron Takes Down Valley

MOUNDSVILLE — Cameron coach Tim Brown knows that he has a young squad. He also knows the potential it has when it’s focused and what can happen when it becomes complacent. Both of those things showed Saturday night during the Dragons’ matchup against Valley. Cameron scored on its first ...

Bellaire Shines On Homecoming With 33-21 Victory Over Harrison

By SETH STASKEY Sports Editor BELLAIRE -- Through the first three weeks of the season, no one can question Bellaire’s resolve or toughness. Both were on display when the Big Reds needed them most Saturday at sun-drenched Nelson Field. Put those intangibles with a strong running game ...

Shadyside Defeats Magnolia

SHADYSIDE — Coming off two tough losses to Martins Ferry and Bellaire to begin the season, Shadyside was due for a break-out performance. And the Tigers delivered in a big way. Using an extremely balanced offense, Shadyside rang up 432 yards and its first unit scored on every possession it ...

John Marshall Runs Over Preston, 46-13

MOUNDSVILLE — It was another successful night on the ground for John Marshall. Looking to start the season 2-0, the Monarchs, found a 1-2 punch in the backfield. After rushing for over 200 yards to start the season, Dalton Flowers picked up where he left off securing 145 yards and a touchdown ...

Paden City Falls in Shortened-Season Finale

PADEN CITY — Playing in its final game of the season, the 2020 Paden City football team had to decide how it would be remembered. Wildcats’ coach Zach Heasley announced Wednesday night that Friday’s home game with Van would be its last contest of the year due to only having 11 ...

Steubenville Takes Down Linsly, 35-21

STEUBENVILLE — Big Red stayed unbeaten Friday with a 35-21 homecoming, senior-night victory over Linsly inside Harding Stadium. In staying perfect in their all-time series with the Cadets (Big Red now leads 7-0), Reno Saccoccia’s squad compiled 426 yards (285 on the ground and 141 via the ...

Parkersburg Rallies to Defeat Central

PARKERSBURG — Wheeling Central owned the first half, but host Parkersburg stormed back with 31 unanswered points and held the Maroon Knights to 34 second-half total yards here Friday night during the Big Reds’ 38-21 victory at Stadium Field. Big Red junior signalcaller Bryson Singer, who ...

Wheeling Park Has No Trouble With Hedgesville

HEDGESVILLE — Wheeling Park made the most of a lengthy road trip to the Eastern Panhandle Friday night, scoring a convincing 49-0 victory over homestanding Hedgesville. The Patriots did all of their scoring in the first half. They struck first just 90 seconds into the game when Beau ...

Paden City Will Call Off Football Season After Tonight’s Game

PADEN CITY — Zach Heasley is no different than any small-school football coach. He’s become accustomed to making the most possible from a roster that is limited in number. The second-year Paden City coach was planning to do that once again and actually had for the first week when his ...

Brooke Stuns Wheeling

WHEELING — It certainly was a memorable night for Brooke boys’ soccer coach Joe Pepe and his team. Year in and year out, the Bruins seemed to find themselves on the short end when facing Wheeling Park. Thursday night, though was a different story. With 4:59 remaining in the contest, Ben ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Conotton Valley Crushes Steubenville Catholic

STEUBENVILLE — Maddox Walter, a hard-running senior, led Conotton Valley (2-1) with 225 yards and three scores as the Rockets defeated Steubenville Catholic, 34-13 on Thursday. Isaiah Mullins paced the Crusaders with 136 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries. Ryan Gorman found tight end ...