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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 ...

Wheeling Central’s Adam Murray Seeing Time on Offense

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By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer WHEELING — Adam Murray etched his name into not only Wheeling Central history, but West Virginia history two years ago as a sophomore when he won the Sam Huff Award. The following year, he made history again by becoming the only player to win the Huff Award twice. ...

Wheeling Central Girls’ Defense Smothers Magnolia

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NEW MARTINSVILLE — The Wheeling Central girls basketball team is back to full strength. It showed on Tuesday night as the Maroon Knights forced 32 turnovers and rolled to a 64-34 victory over host Magnolia. “We just wanted to make sure we put pressure on their guards and not let (Kyndra) ...

OSU, LSU, Clemson, UGA in CFP Position

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Ohio State will go into championship weekend as the top team in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, followed by LSU, Clemson and Georgia. Utah, Oklahoma and Baylor are on deck, and that could turn out to be the great debate by Saturday night. Utah was fifth, ...

Heat Hand Raptors First Home Loss

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TORONTO (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 22 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, Duncan Robinson scored 22 points and the Miami Heat spoiled Kyle Lowry’s return to Toronto’s lineup by beating the Raptors 121-110 in overtime Tuesday. Butler scored eight consecutive points in 55 seconds to begin ...

Golden Knights Down Devils

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault scored three straight goals in the third period to rally the Vegas Golden Knights over New Jersey 4-3 Tuesday night, hours after the Devils fired coach John Hynes. Marchessault scored twice in the first 5:04 of the third to give the Golden Knights a ...

Josh Strope’s Week 14 NFL Picks

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As we head into the final month of the NFL season, I have been fairly happy with how my first season as an NFL picker has turned out. I have learned it is a lot harder than I thought it would be. The NFL is so unpredictable. One week a team can look like world-beaters and the next, fall to the ...

OSU, LSU, Clemson, UGA in CFP Position

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Ohio State will go into championship weekend as the top team in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s rankings, followed by LSU, Clemson and Georgia. Utah, Oklahoma and Baylor are on deck, and that could turn out to be the ...

Defense Is Major Key for Wheeling Central

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WHEELING — The old saying goes, ‘Defense Wins Championships.’ Wheeling Central knows all too well about winning championships. The Maroon Knights are 48 minutes away from claiming their third straight West Virginia Class A championship and a major reason for the success this postseason is ...

Monroe Central Downs Shadyside

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SHADYSIDE — Doing the little things in a basketball game like controlling the tempo, rebounding the ball, converting at the foul line and capitalizing on opportunities are normally key ingredients to success. Monroe Central did every one of those Monday evening inside Shadyside High ...

Davis Records 1,000th Point To Lead Bellaire

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HANNIBAL — With 1:24 remaining in the third quarter, Katrina Davis sunk a free throw to secure her 1,000th point and helped Bellaire earn a victory over River, 56-42 in prep girlsí basketball action Monday night. Davis also secured a double-double as she scored 37 points and grabbed 12 ...