Off to the Races

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CHARLESTON — Champions will be crowded this week with the West Virginia State Track Meet opening today on Laidley Field at UC Stadium in Charleston. A plethora of local athletes will make the trip south with hopes of making the return trip with hardware in tow. The meet will begin with ...

JM Evens Series With University

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MORGANTOWN — If hitting is contagious, then the John Marshall softball team had a full-blown epidemic on its hands Tuesday night. The Monarchs (20-8) collected 11 hits on their way to a 7-1 victory over University High School at Mylan Park. The win for JM forces the third game in the ...

Williamstown Walks Off Tyler in Section 2 Final

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Mired in survival mode, Williamstown turned to a cold bat off the bench and its third individual out of the designated hitter slot. Down 0-2 in the count, Yellowjacket freshman TJ Thomas sent an offering from Tyler Consolidated reliever Hayden Brown to the deepest part of the ...

Central Falls At Home In Game 1, 12-0

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WHEELING — Winning Game 1 of a three-game series on the road is a dream come true in any playoff format. Just ask St. Marys softball coach Lacy Riggs. Her Blue Devils squad accomplished that feat on Tuesday as it roared past home standing Wheeling Central 12-0 in a Class A, Section 1, ...

Cubs Shut Out Pirates For 2nd Straight Night, 7-0

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CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson combined with three relievers on a five-hitter, and the Chicago Cubs shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight game, a 7-0 win Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to a season-best four. Jonathan Villar hit a go-ahead, solo homer in ...