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High School Sports

Wheeling Central Graduate Gordon Joins Pitt Staff

WHEELING — DeVaughn Gordon is coming home, almost. The former Wheeling Central grid standout is a rising star in the world of strength and conditioning on the collegiate level. His most recent ascent in the profession has brought him much closer to his roots. Gordon became a member of the ...

Park Takes Care of JM

WHEELING — John Marshall Coach Chad Clutter knew his team needed to get off to a good start Friday night to be able to compete with Wheeling Park, a team that had not held a lead at the end of the first quarter of a game since Jan. 30. However, the Monarchs were never able to get their ...

Fast Start Triggers Central Win

WELLSBURG — Wheeling Central made the most of a strong first quarter en route to a 63-56 win over Cameron Friday night at Brooke High School in the Class A Region One, Section One co-final. The Maroon Knights, utilizing stifling fullcourt pressure, scored the game’s first eight points, ...

Williamson Buries Game-Winner As Magnolia Wins Sectional Title

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Trevor Williamson doesn’t need much space to let loose on his lethal 3-point shot. As time was running out in a tie game on Friday night, the sharp-shooting sophomore guard let it fly and drained the game-winning trey to lift Magnolia over St. Marys 62-59 and give the ...

Ritz Shines As Cardinals Fall

WHEELING — After a record-breaking performance Wednesday with 20 rebounds, Wheeling’s Lilly Ritz was able to put her name in the record books again Thursday against Notre Dame College. Unfortunately for her and the Cardinals, there was no celebrating after. After giving up the first ...

Triadelphia Wins 8th Grade Title

The Triadelphia 8th grade girls basketball team won the PAC 8 Championship with a 41-36 win over Cameron on Feb. 5. It was Triadelphia’s fourth consecutive 8th Grade crown. They played a competitive schedule, participating in the Wheeling Park Middle School Classic, Parkersburg Elite ...

Triadelphia 7th Grade Girls Crowned Champs

The Triadelphia 7th grade girls basketball team won the PAC 8 Championship with a 28-11 win over Cameron on Feb. 5. They played a competitive schedule, twice competing in the Marissa Miller Showcase at the Parkersburg Elite Center and a trip to Morgantown facing undefeated MonCounty champion ...

Wheeling Central Headed Back To Charleston

WHEELING — Hannah White played her final game on Skip Prosser Court Wednesday night. Safe to say, it will not be one she soon forgets. Wheeling Central’s senior dynamo poured in a career-high 33 points in leading the Maroon Knights to a convincing 74-42 Region One, Section One co-final ...

Rebounding Pivotal In John Marshall Win

MOUNDSVILLE — With a pair of starting guards sidelined with injuries Wednesday night John Marshall had trouble taking care of the basketball in its West Virginia Class AAA Region One, Section One semifinal contest with visiting Brooke. But while the Monarchs were turning the ball over 21 ...

Red Devils Ousted By Tri-Valley, 69-48

CAMBRIDGE — Valuing and taking care of the basketball are areas of a basketball game you hear coaches talk about all the time. When they say those factors play a huge role in winning and losing, it’s not just coach speak. St. Clairsville coach Ryan Clifford will concur. He watched his ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Cameron Girls Fall to St. Marys

ST. MARYS — Cameron fell one game short of the West Virginia Class A state tournament as it fell to St. Marys, 66-31 in a regional co-final in prep girls’ basketball action Wednesday. Lili Neely led the way for the Dragons with 13 points. For the Blue Devils, Josey Moore had a ...

No. 1 Park Upset By Morgantown, 50-49

WHEELING — All that stood between Wheeling Park and a fourth consecutive trip to the West Virginia girls’ state basketball tournament was a Morgantown team that had lost twice (58-42 and 47-39) to the Patriots earlier in the season. However, there’s an old adage in sports that it’s ...

A 42-1 Spurt Sparks Central

WELLSBURG — It took Wheeling Central nearly five minutes to find its groove Tuesday night. But once it did, the Maroon Knights were simply unstoppable. Central found itself trailing Hundred, 13-7, with just over three minutes left in the opening quarter in a Region One, Section One affair ...

Cameron Ousts Madonna

WELLSBURG — Cameron slowed things down offensively but picked things up defensively in the second half to pocket a 54-37 win over Madonna in the opening game of the Class A Region One, Section One tournament Tuesday night inside the Brooke Wellness Center. The win puts the Dragons into the ...

Malvern Clips Shadyside

CADIZ — March Madness was in full effect Tuesday night inside of Harrison Central High School. Whether it was the crowd, atmosphere or level of play, it was easy to tell a berth in the Division IV Eastern District Championship game was on the line as Shadyside and Malvern ...

Sechrest Signs with Wheeling Univ.

Shown signing his letter-of-intent to continue his academic and football careers at Wheeling University is Bellaire’s Trace Sechrest. The four-year starter for the Big Reds was a two-time All-Ohio selection at linebacker. He recorded over 100 tackles in each of his sophomore and junior ...

OVAC All-Star Basketball Teams Selected

BELLAIRE — Though basketball season is winding down quickly, 60 boys and girls senior players from the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference are now assured of playing at least one more game. The rosters for the annual Samuel A. Mumley OVAC All-Star Game, which is slated for Sunday, April 5 at ...

District Wrestling Tournament Approaching in Ohio

Wrestlers in Ohio took the first step toward the 83rd annual state tournament by qualifying for district tournament action over the weekend during sectional action. All told, 121 Ohio Valley Athletic Conference matmen advanced from Division II sectional tournaments at Claymont and Steubenville ...

Cook to Play Lacrosse at Bethany

Haleigh Cook recently signed to continue her academic and lacrosse careers at Bethany College. Cook, a senior at Wheeling Park High School, maintained a 2.9 grade point average while enrolled in multiple honors classes. She received second place honors in the Young Writers Contest during the ...

Brothers Jr. Takes Home Title Belt

HUNTINGTON — Erick Brothers Jr. will always remember his first W.Va. state tournament. And his initial championship. The Patriots freshman earned a 4-2 nod over St. Albans frosh Elijah Edge in the 182-pound finals as the 73rd annual event concluded before a near-capacity crowd inside ...