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Polanco Hears Cheers in Win

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco turned boos into cheers with the decisive two-run double during an eight-run seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for an 11-7 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Polanco’s double put the Pirates ahead for good at 9-7 and ...

Big Red Routs New Philly, 41-7

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STEUBENVILLE — Fifteen seconds of the opening quarter made a huge difference Thursday as Steubenville rolled to a convincing 41-7 victory over New Philadelphia before a large crowd inside Harding Stadium. Big Red’s first possession started at its own 2 and Reno Saccoccia’s club needed ...

Wheeling Park Volleyball Opens With 3-2 Triumph

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WHEELING — The Patriots and Bruins went to five sets in a thriller at The Palace on the Hill on Thursday in the season opener but it was Wheeling Park emerging victorious over Brooke by counts of 25-22, 25-16, 20-25, 13-25 and 16-14. Olivia Albrecht amassed 25 kills to lead the Patriots’ ...

Who Will Play For the Title?

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer At this time last year, trying to make predictions about the college football started with guessing whether the season would actually reach a conclusion. Only 60% of FBS conferences kicked off in September — which explains picking UCF to ...

McIlroy, Rahm Tied for Lead

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Rory McIlroy found his energy level low amid the busy schedule and stifling summer heat. A good night of sleep and posting his lowest start in nearly a year at the BMW Championship on Thursday seemed to do the trick. McIlroy holed an eagle putt from just outside 10 ...

Area Heavyweights Face Off in WV Opener

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By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer St. Clairsville and Wheeling Park probably don’t consider each other rivals. After all, they’ve only played six times in their history. But, make no mistake about it, both teams realize that the game is one of the biggest and most anticipated of ...