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A Lot on Line for Tyler Consolidated, Williamstown

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SISTERSVILLE — Playoff positioning, streaks, pride and momentum moving forward will all be on the line Friday night when powerful Williamstown makes the trip north to battle a rejuvenated, and playoff-worthy, Tyler Consolidated squad. Coach Ryan Walton’s Silver Knights sit at 4-2 on the ...

Myles Powell Makes Quick Impact For Wheeling Nailers

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WHEELING — It was a familiar walk for Myles Powell into U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati last weekend for the season opener but this time he was heading to the visitors locker room. Powell, who spent his rookie campaign with the Cyclones, earned ECHL All-Rookie Team honors last season with 31 ...

Pens Take Down Avalanche in OT

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PITTSBURGH — Brandon Tanev scored a short-handed goal in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Colorado 3-2 on Wednesday night, the first loss of the season for the Avalanche. Tanev, Pittsburgh’s biggest free-agent pickup in the offseason, scored his first goal with the Penguins at ...

ALCS Game 4 Postponed for Rain

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NEW YORK (AP) — Game 4 of the AL Championship Series scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed because of rain in the forecast. The Houston Astros and New York Yankees will play Game 4 on tonight instead, with Game 5 on Friday at Yankee Stadium and Game 6 in Houston on Saturday if ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Shadyside Secures Victory vs. Caldwell in Volleyball

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SHADYSIDE — Riley Brown tallied six kills and five digs as Shadyside defeated Caldwell, 25-11, 25-17, 25-12 in prep volleyball action in a Ohio Division IV sectional semifinal matchup. The Tigers will face off against Strasburg at noon Saturday for a sectional title at the Tiger Den. ...

Strong Second Half Lifts Wheeling Park Over Weir

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WHEELING — Throughout the season, Wheeling Park coach Mario Julian has noticed that even though his team has played strong in the first half, his players come out and play a stronger second half. Such was the case again Tuesday evening against Weir. The Patriots scored four goals in the ...

UL Ousts Barnesville

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MORRISTOWN — Union Local volleyball coach Kaye Sechrest wasn’t overwhelmed by her team’s pep Monday night as the Jets closed out regular-season play with a victory against John Marshall. The exuberance her squad showed Tuesday night, however, was more to her liking. Torre Kildow had ...

Harrison County Hall of Fame Inducting New Members

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CADIZ — The Harrison County High School Sports Hall of Fame Committee has released the names of the Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Three former Harrison County sports greats, a dedicated volunteer, and four of Harrison County’s most successful teams will be honored prior to and at halftime of ...

Steelers’ Tuitt Out for Rest Of Season

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to dig their way out of an early season hole without defensive end Stephon Tuitt. The team placed Tuitt on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Tuitt tore a pectoral muscle in the first quarter of a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles ...

Nationals Reach First World Series in Franchise History

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WASHINGTON — It was merely the first inning, yet fans kept rising out of their seats to applaud or yell or twirl their red towels, to chant “Let’s go, Nats!” and “M-V-P!” and various players’ names, enjoying every moment of a seven-run outburst that would, eventually, propel their ...

Kandrach Scores 25 Straight

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Pamela Kandrach from Buckeye Local’s 8th grade volleyball team scored 25 points in a row last week to complete a 25-22, 25-0 victory for her team against the Weirton Junior Dons.

Brooke Dominates Tyler Consolidated

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WELLSBURG — Five Brooke players all scored two goals as the Bruins defeated Tyler Consolidated,12-2 in prep boys soccer action on Senior Night at Brooke High School. Josh Ferguson, Eddie Marks, Liam Cronin, Hunter Adams and Juan Gotor Blaine all found the back of the net twice for the Bruins ...

Ramsey Traded To L.A. Rams

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback’s tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC champions. Jacksonville got first-round picks from the Rams in 2020 and 2021, along with a ...

Lightning Down Canadiens, 3-1

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MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road trip. Braydon Coburn, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning (3-2-1), who were coming off a 4-2 loss to ...

Yankees’ Bats Go “Coled”

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NEW YORK (AP) — Far from his best, Gerrit Cole was still unbeatable. Heck, he didn’t even give up a run. A gritty Cole held the New York Yankees scoreless without his sharpest stuff, Jose Altuve sparked Houston at the plate and the Astros locked down a 4-1 victory Tuesday to take a 2-1 ...

Wheeling Park’s Alex Dunlevy Sets Single Game Passing Record

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WHEELING — Wheeling Park quarterback Alex Dunlevy has a desire to win and a hunger to excel on the game’s biggest stage. The senior signalcaller has been vital to back-to-back come-from-behind wins for the 5-1 Patriots and has tossed the winning touchdown pass in both games with 48 and 33 ...

St. Clairsville Edges Indian Creek

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Survive and advance is the common theme when it comes to tournament time, especially when it’s a single-elimination format. St. Clairsville did just that Monday night with a 1-0 victory over Indian Creek in an Ohio Division II girls East match on the artificial pitch ...

Steubenville Girls Move On in Soccer

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville girls soccer team was a different team in the second half. After a sluggish start against Morgan, No. 5 seed Big Red turned things around in the second half as they scored two early goals and two late goals en route to a 4-1 victory over the No. 11 seed ...

Big Red Volleyball Defeats Carrollton

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STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red volleyball team has been working on its ability to finish all season. Given the opportunity to do so in Monday’s sectional contest against Carrollton, it did just that, using a big third set decision to close out a 25-21, 25-17, 25-14 sweep inside the Crimson ...