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Bella Abernathy Keys Wheeling Park Win Over John Marshall

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WHEELING — Big things are expected from the Wheeling Park girls’ basketball team this season. The Patriots didn’t disappoint in their season opener Thursday night, disposing of rival John Marshall, 77-55, at “The Palace on the Hill.” Coach Ryan Young’s relentless charges ...

Jacob Rine Perfecting ‘Next Man Up’ Role for Wheeling Central

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WHEELING — One of the sayings that Wheeling Central follows is, “Next man up.” And for Jacob Rine, he has been exactly that. Rine, a senior, has been under center for Wheeling Central since star quarterback Curtis McGhee went down with a season-ending injury. Over the course of the ...

Martins Ferry Downs Rival Bellaire

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BELLAIRE — Martins Ferry didn’t waste any time Thursday night in showing Bellaire that its time as top dog in Buckeye 8 girls’ hoops might be in jeopardy. The Purple Riders belted the Big Reds with a bevy of haymakers early, jumping out to a double-digit lead after one quarter, before ...

Red Devils Too Much for Huskies

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Stacey Agnew doesn’t like sitting around. What the St. Clairsville girls’ basketball coach does like is watching his team play defense. After a week off, the Red Devils improved to 2-0 with a defensive-minded, 54-31, triumph over visiting Harrison Central in Buckeye 8 ...

Cardinals Open NCAA Tourney With 3-0 Win

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WHEELING — The host and top-seeded Wheeling University volleyball team moved on to the Atlantic Region Semifinals of the NCAA Tournament with a 3-0 win over Fayetteville State Thursday night inside the McDonough Center. The Cardinals will take on No. 5 seed Millersville in a semifinal match ...

Mikula Nets 25 to Lead Weir Over Steubenville

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WEIRTON — Sophia Mikula tallied 25 points to lead Weir past Steubenville. Madison Fields poured in 20 to pace Big Red and Elexis Martin tallied 15. Valley 37, Paden City 29 PADEN CITY — Shyanne Moore bucketed 16 to lead Valley over Paden City. Raven Fulks recorded a double-double ...

Trubisky Helps Bears Shock Cowboys, 31-24

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CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears appear to be hitting their stride even if it might be too late to salvage their season. Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in Chicago’s 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys on Thursday ...

Landeskog, Avalanche Take Down Canadiens

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MONTREAL (AP) — Cayden Primeau looked at home on the Bell Centre ice. The Canadiens goalie stopped 32 shots in his NHL debut, coming up just short in a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. The 20-year-old son of former NHL player Keith Primeau did his part to keep a ...

Rockets Rebound To Defeat Raptors, 119-109

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TORONTO (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, James Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 119-109 on Thursday night, snapping a three-game road losing streak. Ben McLemore had a season-high 28 points, ...

Wheeling Central, Linsly Begin Inaugural Bowling Seasons

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WHEELING — A new era began in the OVAC sports Wednesday. Since its inception, OVAC bowling has been comprised of only Ohio schools. That all changed when Wheeling Central and Linsly were introduced to the league when they squared off at Rose Bowl Lanes. The Maroon Knights and Cadets will ...

Big 12 Honors Colton McKivitz

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MORGANTOWN — Colton McKivitz had just wrapped up dinner with his parents — Matt and Wendy — Wednesday afternoon and was ready to get on the road back to Morgantown when he took a quick glance at his Twitter account. The former Union Local High School standout and now former Mountaineer ...

Jarry Stops 28 Shots as Penguins Defeat Blues, 3-0

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stefan Noesen celebrated his return to the NHL with his first goal of the season and the banged up Pittsburgh Penguins handed the St. Louis Blues their first regulation road loss since before Halloween with a 3-0 victory on Wednesday night. Noesen, a five-year veteran who ...

Ohio State Takes Down UNC

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Duane Washington Jr. had 18 points and No. 6 Ohio State shot 54% after halftime to beat No. 7 North Carolina 74-49 on Wednesday night, handing the Tar Heels their most lopsided home loss under Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams. E.J. Liddell added 12 points for the ...