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Wheeling Central Boys Earn Sectional Soccer Title

WHEELING — Gabriel Turak has been a thorn in the side of Wheeling Central for four years. Once again, he found the back of the net on Thursday night but it wasn’t quite enough as the Maroon Knights earned a 4-1 win over Trinity in the Class A Section One Final at 16th Street Field in a ...

Park Ousted By Mohigans

WHEELING — After falling behind 2-1 over the first 12 minutes of action and sitting through an hour lightning delay midway through the first half, Morgantown remained calm and focused. That mindset paid off as the Mohigans rallied for a 3-2 win over Wheeling Park in Thursday’s W. Va. ...

Park, Magnolia, Oak Glen Boys Heading to State Cross Country Meet

DODDRIDGE — Wheeling Park’s boys’ cross country team advanced to state on Thursday with a second place finish at the regional race. Leading the way for the Patriots was Jonah Nizami who place fifth with a time of 16:43.21. Teammate Brady Miller was ninth at 17:01.84. John Marshall’s ...

West Virginia to Battle Potent TCU Offense

MORGANTOWN — Oftentimes, a bye week is a blessing. It’s time to recover. Time to get right, mentally and physically. For West Virginia, it also allowed extra time to prepare for the high-powered TCU offense the Mountaineers will face on Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPNU). Among those leading ...

TCU Trying To Correct Defense

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU’s often-stingy defense is in an unfamiliar place among the triple-digit crowd in the NCAA rankings, with two losses when scoring in the 30s after years of coach Gary Patterson preaching the Horned Frogs only needed one more point than the other team. West ...

Wheeling, WLU Embracing Local Rivalry Ahead of Game

WHEELING — Rivalries in sports do not crop up overnight. The best rivalries in sports tend to have decades of history between the two teams playing back and forth. Think about the storied histories between the Red Sox and the Yankees, Ohio State and Michigan or the Lakers and the Celtics. ...