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High School Sports

Patriots Top Mohigans In 5A Semifinal

WHEELING — The Wheeling Park boys soccer team will play for an OVAC championship. The No. 2 seed Patriots advanced to Saturday’s OVAC Class 5A championship by virtue of a hard-fought 3-1 victory over No. 4 seed Morgantown Wednesday evening inside Wheeling Island Stadium. “We’re always ...

Maroon Knights Topple Their Red Counterparts in 5

WHEELING—Toronto and Wheeling Central entered this week’s OVAC Class AA volleyball standings ranked first and third respectively. The last time the two squared off back on September 6 in Toronto, the Red Knights pulled out a five-set match after falling behind early. It came as little ...

Cadets Win Tournament of Champions

WHEELING — The tournament of OVAC champions was dominated by 3A champion, Linsly, Wednesday at Oglebay Park’s Jones Course. The Cadets fired an impressive 311, which was better than Wheeling Park (319), Wheeling Central (324) and St. Clairsville (354). Linsly’s Matteo Pontecorvo shot ...

University Upsets Steubenville in OVAC Semifinal After Epic 10-Round Shootout

STEUBENVILLE — Big Red were mere fingertips away from advancing to Saturday’s OVAC Championship more than once, however it was not meant to be. No. 6 seed University, which upset No. 3 Brooke in the quarterfinals, survived a flurry of chances in both overtime periods from No. 1 seed Big ...

Cadets Headed To OVAC Championship

WHEELING — It’s nice when a game plan comes together. It’s even better when that strategy works early and often. Top-seeded Linsly went into Tuesday night’s OVAC Class 1A/3A tournament boys soccer tournament semifinal match wanting to take control early. Mission accomplished … and ...

Knights Top Blue Eagles in Semifinal

WHEELING — The Wheeling Central girls soccer team seemed to heat up as the night grew colder Tuesday in a 9-0 victory over Magnolia in an OVAC 1A/3A semifinal game at 16th Street Field. “I think we played a really, really tough game,” Central coach Mackenzie Smith said. “Our second ...