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Monroe Central Crushes Magnolia

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NEW MARTINSVILLE — Monroe Central has sputtered since starting the season 2-0, losing its last three games. A trip to Alumni Field at Bill Stewart Stadium to face an equally struggling Magnolia squad was just the right cure. Monroe Central used a fast and powerful running game, as well as ...

Shadyside Blasts River

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SHADYSIDE — It was certainly a special night at Fleming Field. In more ways than one. As Shadyside celebrated its history, recognizing more than 230 former players who returned to celebrate the program’s 100th season, the current Tigers did their part in making them proud. “The ...

Nailers Drop Preseason Tilt to Komets in Overtime

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Wheeling Nailers and Fort Wayne Komets waited all summer to get back into action, and they put on a show of nine goals, 71 shots, and five fights at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Wheeling erased an early 2-0 deficit by scoring four straight goals, including a hat ...

Yankees Take Game 1

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NEW YORK (AP) — New postseason, same old story for the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins. DJ LeMahieu homered and drove in four runs, Gleyber Torres broke a tie with a two-run double and the Yankees extended their October mastery of Minnesota with a 10-4 victory Friday night in the AL ...

WVU Primed For Longhorn Visit

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MORGANTOWN — Some see it as a monumental challenge. Others view it as a golden opportunity. No matter how you look at it, WVU is playing host to nationally ranked Texas on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. at Milan Puskar Stadium in the nationally televised game. The Mountaineers ...

Stills Brothers Create Sacks for WVU

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The Stills family is once again creating problems on defense at West Virginia. Linemen Dante Stills and his older brother, Darius, are among the Big 12’s sack leaders and they’ll look to cause more disruption when Sam Ehlinger and No. 11 Texas take on the Mountaineers on Saturday. Their ...

Park Boys Slip Past Linsly, 2-0

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WHEELING — For the second straight year, the Wheeling Park and Linsly boys soccer teams participated in the Breast Cancer Awareness Game Thursday night at Wheeling Island Stadium. The first half was as even as it could get between the two rivals. However, when it comes to close games in ...

Patriots, Cadets Meet In 11th Breast Cancer Awareness Contest

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WHEELING — Coming off its first loss of the season in the OVAC Class 5A championship game, Wheeling Park coach Carrie Hanna was intrigued to see how her girls would respond. And to the Patriots credit, they responded to more adversity. After a slow start, the Patriots overcame an early 1-0 ...

Tigers Edge Cadets in Five Sets

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WHEELING — Shadyside’s volleyball team traveled to Linsly Thursday night looking for perfection and while the Tigers had to scratch and claw all night long the Cadets could not silence their roar. Overcoming a 2-1 deficit in games Shadyside received a huge spark from freshman Gentry Brown ...

Jets Win Buckeye 8 Championship

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MORRISTOWN — Casey Kildow recorded 15 kills, 39 assists and 19 digs as Union Local took down East Liverpool 20-25, 26-24, 25-21, 21-25 and 15-8 to win the Buckeye 8 Championship. Reagan Vinskovich provided nine kills, 10 digs and four blocks, Baylee Rex accounted for four kills, 11 digs and ...

Sheary, Sabres Take It To Pittsburgh in 3-1 Win

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary took it personally when Pittsburgh traded him to Buffalo in June 2018. Sheary scored twice and Carter Hutton stopped 26 shots in the Sabres’ 3-1 victory over the Penguins on Thursday night in the opener for both teams. “I think you just want to prove to ...

Cards Rally Past Braves

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ATLANTA (AP) — Back in the playoffs for the first time since 2015, the St. Louis Cardinals look as gritty as ever. The Atlanta Braves also started down a familiar path. Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each hit two-run doubles in the ninth inning as the Cardinals overcame shaky defense and a ...

Seahawks Clip Rams

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SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Chris Carson on fourth-and-goal with 2:28 remaining to give Seattle the lead, Greg Zuerlein missed a 44-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and the Seahawks held on for a wild 30-29 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday ...

Wheeling Central’s Latest Test: Undefeated Fort Frye

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BEVERLY — When you look up and down Wheeling Central’s schedule there aren’t many weeks when you could say Coach Mike Young’s squad is getting a break. Through the first five weeks of the campaign, Central’s opponents are currently 18-7, with four of those seven losses coming ...

River Battles Shadyside In Key Game

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SHADYSIDE — As the second half of the prep football season begins, both Mark Holenka and Mike Flannery find their respective teams coming off big victories. Holenka and his Shadyside Tigers blanked previously undefeated Shenandoah, 27-0, while Flannery and his River Pilots took down ...

Paden City Looks to Keep Roll Going at Cameron

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CAMERON — Both Paden City and Cameron will enter Friday night’s showdown with 2-3 records, however, each team, led by first-year head coaches, have traveled different roads to get to where they are. While Coach Zach Heasley watched his Wildcats start the campaign 0-3 before hitting their ...