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Shadyside Advances to Regionals

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SHADYSIDE — Shadyside volleyball coach Eric Mercer always preaches to his team about having a short memory. The Tigers displayed that short memory on Saturday afternoon and in turn made memories they will never forget. After dropping the first two sets of the Division IV East District ...

Carr, Las Vegas Claim Victory Over Cleveland

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CLEVELAND (AP ) — Derek Carr threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow early in the fourth quarter and Daniel Carlson kicked three field goals in windy, wintry conditions along Lake Erie, as Las Vegas defeated Cleveland 16-6. Carr’s strike to Renfrow with 14:53 to go was the ...

Brooke Boys Fall in Regional Final, 7-0

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WELLSBURG — The old saying goes, “All good things must come to an end.” Unfortunately for the Brooke’s soccer team, the final page of it’s memorable season was written Saturday. University’s Riley Nett and J.M Jones both picked up hat tricks and the Hawks secured a 7-0 victory ...

Shadyside Advances to Ohio Volleyball Regionals

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SHADYSIDE — Shadyside volleyball coach Eric Mercer always preaches to his team about having a short memory. The Tigers displayed that short memory on Saturday afternoon and in turn made memories they will never forget. After dropping the first two sets of the Division IV East District ...

Ridder Drives No. 7 Cincinnati to 49-10 Rout

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Desmond Ridder threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores, Jerome Ford also scored twice and No. 7 Cincinnati beat Memphis 49-10 on Saturday to remain undefeated. Playing in a Nippert Stadium nearly empty due to COVID-19 protocols, the Bearcats (5-0, 3-0 American ...

Cup Stakes High as NASCAR Hits Virginia

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin’s dazzling season could potentially collapse if things go sideways Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR’s oldest and shortest track that has been slotted as the final playoff elimination race. NASCAR’s needed horsepower for its stale playoffs ...

Texas Beats No. 6 Oklahoma St. in OT, 41-34

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Sam Ehlinger threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Moore in overtime and Joseph Ossai sealed the victory by sacking Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer Sanders as Texas knocked off the previously unbeaten and sixth-ranked Cowboys 41-34 on Saturday. Oklahoma State ...

Auburn Unloads on LSU in 48-11 Victory

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bo Nix generated 381 yards of total offense and four touchdowns as Auburn routed LSU 48-11 inside Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. Auburn (4-2, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) was successful in affecting LSU quarterback TJ Finley, a true freshman who was making his first ...

Rizzo Sees $16.5M Option Picked Up

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs picked up their $16.5 million option for Anthony Rizzo on Saturday, bringing back the popular first baseman after he struggled during the pandemic-shortened season. The 31-year-old Rizzo hit just .222 this year for his lowest batting average since his first ...

Trevor Lawrence Out Next Week; Clemson Faces Notre Dame

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence will not play for the top-ranked Tigers at No. 4 Notre Dame next week after testing positive for COVID-19. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Lawrence would miss his second straight week because of the virus. Swinney was informed ...

Ohio State too much for Penn State in 38-25 win

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Justin Fields passed for 318 yards and four touchdowns, two to Chris Olave, and No. 3 Ohio State beat No. 18 Penn State 38-25 on an eerily quiet Saturday night at one what is usually one of the most raucous settings in college football. Jeremy Ruckert also caught a ...

No. 1 Clemson Rallies to Beat BC, 34-28

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman DJ Uiagalelei threw for 342 yards and two touchdowns in place of Trevor Lawrence, home with COVID-19, and No. 1 Clemson rallied from 18-points down in the first half to beat Boston College 34-28 on Saturday. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said after the game that ...

Notre Dame Stifles Georgia Tech, 31-13

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ATLANTA (AP) — Notre Dame spent the past couple of weeks prepping for the biggest game of the year. Now, it’s here. Bring on Clemson! Kyren Williams ran for two touchdowns, Ian Book passed for another and No. 4 Notre Dame turned in a dominant defensive performance, stifling Georgia ...

Wheeling Central Maroon Knights Send Message To Class A Field

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WEST LIBERTY — While there have been a lot of changes throughout this season when it comes to high school football, there’s one thing that hasn’t changed: in big games, Wheeling Central will flex its muscles. And on Friday night, that’s exactly what the Maroon Knights did. They also ...

Wheeling Park Chalks Up Seventh Straight Victory

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PARKERSBURG — In a battle of the Patriots Friday at Erickson All-Sports Facility, No. 6 Wheeling Park bolted out to a 44-12 halftime lead en route to a 50-20 victory against Parkersburg South on homecoming. The visiting Patriots of coach Chris Daugherty, now 7-1 with a home game set for ...

Tornadoes Upend Monarchs, 53-21

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MOUNDSVILLE — John Marshall entered Friday night’s game against visiting Keyser hoping to secure a WVSSAC playoff spot. The Golden Tornadoes would have no part of such a happening as the Class AA power rushed for more than 400 yards in posting a convincing 53-21 triumph. The Monarchs ...

Tigers Wallop Pilots

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HANNIBAL — There would be no comeback this time. After watching River stage a dramatic rally that fell two points shy in their first meeting four weeks ago, Shadyside was not about to let that happen again Friday night. The No. 7 seeded Tigers dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides ...