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Time for Project FeederWatch

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Back in 1976 a Canadian ornithologist named Erica Dunn established the Ontario Bird Feeder Survey through Canada’s Long Point Bird Observatory (LPBO). After a successful 10-year run with more than 500 participants, it became apparent that only a continental survey could accurately monitor ...

Brooke’s Ryan Bilby Captains Third All-Valley Golf Team

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The final putts have been made and the trophies have been hoisted. It was a season full of thrilling finishes, remarkable shots and clutch performances. With freshmen stepping up big for their teams and making a name for themselves, juniors standing out and winning championships and ...

Wheeling Park Boys Sees Their 20-Game Winning Streak End

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WHEELING — Some losses hurt more than others. And for Wheeling Park, Saturday’s Class AAA Region One Final was one of them. Having not tasted defeat since the opening game at Hurricane, Wheeling Park reeled off 20 consecutive victories before that streak was snapped and at the worst ...

Martins Ferry Claims SPARKY; Defeats Bellaire, 23-12

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BELLAIRE — When members of the Martins Ferry football team awoke Saturday morning, they discovered they had been eliminated from playoff contention. That didn’t stop the Purple Riders from keeping arch-rival Bellaire from hosting a playoff game in week 11. Martins Ferry used a balanced ...

Cameron Takes Down Bridgeport

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MARTINS FERRY — Cameron concluded its regular season with a 33-22 victory over Bridgeport Saturday night at the chill-filled Dave Bruney Football Complex. Now the Dragons (7-3) will await their West Virginia SSAC Class A playoff fate. Senior Jessop Broughton passed for 232 yards and a pair ...

Brissett, Rudolph Leading Pittsburgh, Indianapolis

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacoby Brissett has been in Mason Rudolph’s spot before. Several times actually. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback knows what it’s like to step in for the face of the franchise. He did it for Tom Brady in New England in 2016. He did it again for Andrew Luck when he ...

Wheeling’s Win Streak Snapped by Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO — The Wheeling Nailers nearly battled back from an early three-goal deficit at Wings Event Center on Saturday night, but in the end, the Kalamazoo Wings got a big offensive attack and a stellar performance from their goaltender. Renars Krastenbergs and Marc-Olivier Duquette lit the ...

Milwaukee Downs Toronto

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 115-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night in the first meeting between the teams since the Eastern Conference finals. Eric Bledsoe added 14 points and five ...

Oilers Get Past Pens in OT

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Goaltender Mike Smith and forward Leon Draisaitl stole the spotlight for the Edmonton Oilers in a game that featured NHL superstars Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. Smith stopped 51 shots and Draisaitl scored in overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 win over the ...

No. 16 Notre Dame Rallies To Defeat Virginia Tech

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book ran 7 yards for a touchdown with 29 seconds left to cap an 18-play, 87-yard drive and give No. 16 Notre Dame a 21-20 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. The Fighting Irish (6-2) committed three turnovers deep in Virginia Tech territory, including a ...

Wheeling Falls to Glenville State

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GLENVILLE — The Cardinals held a halftime lead for the first time, but allowed 24-unanswered points in the second half of their 24-14 loss at Glenville State Saturday afternoon at Morris Stadium. The loss drops the first-year Wheeling University football team to 0-9 overall, 0-8 in the ...

Bob Bell Adds Another Special Honor to Remarkable Career

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WHEELING — His basketball coaching resume is both lengthy and impressive. Bob Bell enters his 49th year of coaching basketball as assistant girls’ coach at Mentor High School. The Cleveland-area school is the latest stop in Bell’s coaching journey stocked with success. The former ...

Wheeling Park Hands Parkersburg South First Loss

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WHEELING — Wheeling Park’s offense dominates the headlines, led by Kennedy Award candidate Alex Dunlevy. Facing a similar style of quarterback in Parkersburg South’s Brandon Penn, Park’s defense was going to be challenged and expected to make big plays. And after a shaky first ...

Oak Glen Golden Bears Are Perfect 10-0

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GRAFTON — Going into the 2019 season, making history was never on the mind of Oak Glen coach Ted Arneault. Instead, he and the Golden Bears wanted to respect each and every one of their opponents as they took it one game at a time. As they put their time and due diligence into preparing for ...

Fast Start Lifts Steubenville Big Red Past Linsly

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STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville turned its first five possessions into touchdowns, then survived a wild second half to post a 48-28 Senior Night victory over Linsly on Friday night inside Harding Stadium. With the victory, Big Red finishes the regular season at 6-3 and has earned their ...

Weir Blasts Rival Brooke

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WEIRTON — The 50th all-time meeting in the storied rivalry belonged to Weir, and it kept its slim playoff hopes alive after defeating Brooke, 48-0, on Friday. After a scoreless first quarter, Sebastian Spencer ran for a 2-yard TD to put the Red Riders up, 7-0, early in the second. Shortly ...

Tyler Consolidated Too Much for Struggling Valley

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PINE GROVE — Valley coach Logan Miller came into Friday night’s game with a simple but effective game plan — keep the explosive Mark Rucker and Tyler Consolidated offense off the field. The idea kept the Lumberjacks in the game early but the Silver Knights just had too many weapons and ...

Shadyside Clinches Home Game, Bests Monroe Central

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WOODSFIELD — Early in the first and second halves Friday night, Monroe Central pulled to within a score of visiting Shadyside. And both times, Wyatt Reiman pulled the rug from out under the Seminoles’ comeback plans. The sophomore had himself a night at City Park, scoring six times — ...

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Fisher, Fort Frye Rout Magnolia

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NEW MARTINSVILLE — Tyler Fisher rumbled for 185 yards and four rushing touchdowns as Fort Frye dominated Magnolia 69-8 on Friday night. Zane Wallace tallied 62 yards and a score in a win that Fort Frye ran for eight touchdowns and only threw the ball twice. Brian Adkins ran for a score ...