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Irwin, Laya Earn Major Awards

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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – West Liberty University’s two-time national champion Cole Laya repeated as Mountain East Conference Wrestler of the Year and Danny Irwin earned his second straight MEC Coach of the Year Award on Monday when the league wrestling coaches announced the major award winners ...

Strothers Homers As Park Hammers Brooke

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WELLSBURG — Makiyah Strothers homered and drove in four runs as Wheeling Park downed Brooke 10-1 on Monday. Faith Randolph was strong at the plate for the Patriots with a single, a double and two RBI, while Shelby Crow and Lauren Nolte each recorded a hit and a RBI and Hayley Thompson added ...

Matthews Records Hat Trick, Maple Leafs Defeat Lightning

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Auston Matthews had three goals to tie the franchise single-season record for goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 on Monday night. Matthews, who also had an assist and extended his goal streak to six games, had his seventh career hat trick ...

Huggins Going Into Hoops Hall of Fame

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the 2022-23 college basketball season begins, not only will West Virginia University’s Bob Huggins have the second most wins among active coaches, he also will be a Hall of Famer. Huggins on Saturday was announced as an inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame. ...

JM’s Blake Hits 2 Grand Slams In One Game

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GLEN DALE — Some players dream of hitting a grand slam. It is one of the most exhilarating plays in the sport of softball after all. Now, imagine hitting two grand slams… In one game! John Marshall’s Ava Blake knows that feeling after accomplishing the feat on Saturday in a ...

Fresh-Legged Nailers Cruise Past Komets, 5-1

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WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers got down to business in a big way on Sunday afternoon at WesBanco Arena, as they used their day of rest to their advantage. Five different players found the back of the net, including Chris Ortiz and Cedric Desruisseaux, who both had a goal and an assist. ...