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Chris Vargo Stellar In State Tournament Opener

By CODY NESPOR Sports Writer WHEELING — Left-handed pitcher Chris Vargo was one batter away from throwing a complete game Wednesday evening as Wheeling Post 1 defeated South Charleston 5-2 in the opening round of the West Virginia State Legion Baseball Tournament. Vargo, from Wheeling ...

Honeywell Event Slated for Monday

By CODY TOMER Sports Writer MOUNDSVILLE — In what looks to be the final Honeywell Junior Golf Invitational at the Moundsville Country Club, young golfers up to 18 years of age will get the chance to enjoy the experience and possibly walk away with some outstanding prizes. The 15th ...

Plans Finalized for Bordas & Bordas W.Va. Open

WHEELING — Play will begin at the Bordas & Bordas West Virginia Open on Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Horne Family Tennis Center at Oglebay Park. The Women’s Open Singles No. 1 seed is Lindsay Graff. While in high school in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Graff was the three-time Miami Herald ...

Pirates Trade Lefty Anderson To Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates indeed traded left-hander Tyler Anderson on Tuesday to a playoff contender — the Seattle Mariners, not the Philadelphia Phillies. Earlier in the day, reports circulated the Pirates were close to sending the 31-year-old Anderson to the Phils. ...

Biles Out Of All-Around Competition

TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday’s all-around competition to focus on her mental well-being. USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete. The decision ...