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Wheeling Central Beats Magnolia In Top 10 Matchup

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Wheeling Central brings an aggressive game plan to the court every night. Magnolia couldn’t quite match that approach on Tuesday night, especially on the boards. No. 2 Wheeling Central (11-3) won the battle under the glass 35-17 and handed No. 8 Magnolia (10-3) its ...

Wheeling Park Cracks Century Mark Against Brooke

WHEELING — Taking care of the task at hand. With a heavyweight showdown looming against Morgantown, Wheeling Park gave its full attention to Brooke Tuesday night at the Palace on the Hill. The result was a 102-48 Patriot romp over the outmanned Bruins. Coach Michael Jebbia’s ...

Linsly Stymies Shadyside

WHEELING — Quite often winning a game simply boils down to doing the little things. As it pertains to basketball, free throws, defense and turnovers are some of the aspects on the list. It just so happened Linsly did all three extremely well Tuesday evening inside the Stifel Fieldhouse and ...

Pirate Care-A-Van Coming to OV

WHEELING — Spring training is just around the corner for Major League Baseball teams. Of local interest, the Pittsburgh Pirates open camp in Bradenton, Fla. Feb. 12 for pitchers and catchers. The entire team reports Feb. 17. The Pirates will have a fresh new leadership look this ...

PREP ROUNDUP: John Marshall Takes Down Union Local, 52-48

MORRISTOWN — Derrick Derrow scored 19 points and Cole Gilbert had 13 Tuesday night and John Marshall went into “The Hangar” and snapped Union Local’s eight-game winning streak with a 52-48 victory. Cole Gilbert was also solid for the Monarchs as he supplied 13 points. The Monarchs ...

Kansas Win Over KSU Ends In Wild Brawl

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee behind the basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player picking up a stool, moments after the Jayhawks tried to dribble out the time on their 81-60 ...

Clippers Get Past Mavericks

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks brought back one big man but lost another Tuesday night, and in the end, they couldn’t rein in the reigning Finals MVP. Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, Landry Shamet hit two clutch 3-pointers late and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Dallas Mavericks ...

Barty Joins Osaka and Kvitova in Third Round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Naomi Osaka threw her racket, tossed a ball and kicked the racket again for good measure, before sitting for a while with a towel over her head. She sensed the crowd was looking for drama, and she gave them a little bit. She pulled it together ...

Elliott Makes 19 Saves as Flyers Defeat Penguins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brian Elliott made 19 saves, Jakub Voracek and James van Riemsdyk scored, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 Tuesday night. It was Elliott’s first shutout of the season and 39th of his career. The 34-year-old is filling in for injured Carter ...

Jeter, Walker Elected To MLB HOF

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball’s highest honor on Tuesday. The longtime New York Yankees captain appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, ...

WVU Bounces Back With Rout of Texas

MORGANTOWN — Oscar Tshiebwe sprinted the length of the court to chase down an errant Texas inbounds pass. While the home crowd implored him not to touch the ball, Tshiebwe grabbed it anyway just before it reached the corner end line, took one dribble and slammed the ball through the net. It ...

John Marshall Earns Revenge on St. Clairsville

MOUNDSVILLE — John Marshall played one of its better halves of the season Monday night against St. Clairsville. The Monarchs hammered the boards, shot nearly 60 percent from the floor, canned five 3-pointers and held the Red Devils to 27 percent shooting while forcing 12 turnovers. The ...

Shadyside Tigers Have Hot Hand In Win Vs. River Pilots

SHADYSIDE — Often times, getting back on the court or field quickly, is the best cure for a team’s ailments. Such was the case for Shadyside on Monday evening. Just 48 hours removed from falling at Martins Ferry and scoring a dismal 33 points, the Tigers took no prisoners against an ...

Indian Creek Girls’ Basketball Team Is Still Undefeated, Holds Off Brooke

WELLSBURG — Though his team remained undefeated on the season, Indian Creek girls’ basketball coach Steve Eft left Monday’s game at Brooke feeling like his team still has a lot of work to do. The Redskins (15-0), fended off a pesky, improving Brooke squad for a 62-51 victory inside the ...

Coco, 15, Tops Venus, 39, at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Everyone had the same question when the Australian Open draw was revealed: What were the odds that Coco Gauff and Venus Williams would face each other again in the first round at a Grand Slam tournament? “I was a bit shocked,” Gauff said, “I’m sure everyone ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Lili Neely Sparks Cameron Victory

MILL CREEK — Cameron advanced in the W.Va. HIT behind 23 points, seven rebounds and six steals from Lili Neely as the Dragons bested Tygarts Valley. Maelyn Canada netted 14 points for the Dragons (8-4), while Reagan Gray pulled down 15 rebounds. Edison 47, Conotton Valley 45 RICMOND — ...

Martins Ferry Jarrett Bolinger Goes 8-for-8 In Career at OVACs

WELLSBURG — Martins Ferry’s Jarrett Bolinger wasn’t a fan of the water when he was younger. That has all changed now. The Purple Riders’ senior now spends most of his time in the water and his hard work and practice paid off enormously on Saturday in the OVAC Bill Brubaker Swim ...

49ers Advance To Super Bowl LIV

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — From No. 2 pick in the draft to one of the last two teams standing. It has been a remarkable turnaround for the Super Bowl-bound San Francisco 49ers. Raheem Mostert rushed for 220 yards and four touchdowns to make quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo mostly a spectator, Nick ...

Chiefs Claim AFC Championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City Chiefs into their first Super Bowl in a half-century. Oh sure, Mahomes did his usual superb job passing, but it was his 27-yard tap dance down the left sideline late in the first half ...