×

Top Sports

UL Ousts Barnesville

MORRISTOWN — Union Local volleyball coach Kaye Sechrest wasn’t overwhelmed by her team’s pep Monday night as the Jets closed out regular-season play with a victory against John Marshall. The exuberance her squad showed Tuesday night, however, was more to her liking. Torre Kildow had ...

Harrison County Hall of Fame Inducting New Members

CADIZ — The Harrison County High School Sports Hall of Fame Committee has released the names of the Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Three former Harrison County sports greats, a dedicated volunteer, and four of Harrison County’s most successful teams will be honored prior to and at halftime of ...

Steelers’ Tuitt Out for Rest Of Season

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to dig their way out of an early season hole without defensive end Stephon Tuitt. The team placed Tuitt on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Tuitt tore a pectoral muscle in the first quarter of a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles ...

Nationals Reach First World Series in Franchise History

WASHINGTON — It was merely the first inning, yet fans kept rising out of their seats to applaud or yell or twirl their red towels, to chant “Let’s go, Nats!” and “M-V-P!” and various players’ names, enjoying every moment of a seven-run outburst that would, eventually, propel their ...

Kandrach Scores 25 Straight

Pamela Kandrach from Buckeye Local’s 8th grade volleyball team scored 25 points in a row last week to complete a 25-22, 25-0 victory for her team against the Weirton Junior Dons.

Brooke Dominates Tyler Consolidated

WELLSBURG — Five Brooke players all scored two goals as the Bruins defeated Tyler Consolidated,12-2 in prep boys soccer action on Senior Night at Brooke High School. Josh Ferguson, Eddie Marks, Liam Cronin, Hunter Adams and Juan Gotor Blaine all found the back of the net twice for the Bruins ...

Ramsey Traded To L.A. Rams

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback’s tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC champions. Jacksonville got first-round picks from the Rams in 2020 and 2021, along with a ...

Lightning Down Canadiens, 3-1

MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road trip. Braydon Coburn, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning (3-2-1), who were coming off a 4-2 loss to ...

Yankees’ Bats Go “Coled”

NEW YORK (AP) — Far from his best, Gerrit Cole was still unbeatable. Heck, he didn’t even give up a run. A gritty Cole held the New York Yankees scoreless without his sharpest stuff, Jose Altuve sparked Houston at the plate and the Astros locked down a 4-1 victory Tuesday to take a 2-1 ...

Wheeling Park’s Alex Dunlevy Sets Single Game Passing Record

WHEELING — Wheeling Park quarterback Alex Dunlevy has a desire to win and a hunger to excel on the game’s biggest stage. The senior signalcaller has been vital to back-to-back come-from-behind wins for the 5-1 Patriots and has tossed the winning touchdown pass in both games with 48 and 33 ...

St. Clairsville Edges Indian Creek

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Survive and advance is the common theme when it comes to tournament time, especially when it’s a single-elimination format. St. Clairsville did just that Monday night with a 1-0 victory over Indian Creek in an Ohio Division II girls East match on the artificial pitch ...

Steubenville Girls Move On in Soccer

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville girls soccer team was a different team in the second half. After a sluggish start against Morgan, No. 5 seed Big Red turned things around in the second half as they scored two early goals and two late goals en route to a 4-1 victory over the No. 11 seed ...

Big Red Volleyball Defeats Carrollton

STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red volleyball team has been working on its ability to finish all season. Given the opportunity to do so in Monday’s sectional contest against Carrollton, it did just that, using a big third set decision to close out a 25-21, 25-17, 25-14 sweep inside the Crimson ...

After West Coast Win, Steelers Ride Depth, Momentum Into Bye

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin declined to discuss whom he gave the game ball to after watching his undermanned club potentially resurrect its season with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. “I keep that business between us,” Tomlin said. Considering ...

Blaney Beats Newman to Advance in Playoffs

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Ryan Blaney emerged safely from the wreckage at Talladega Superspeedway that claimed other playoff contenders, winning by a tiny margin that was huge for his championship hopes. Blaney beat Ryan Newman in a door-to-door race to the finish line to win Monday and ...

PREP AND COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Magnolia Takes Down Wirt County in Volleyball

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Kayna Anderson stuffed the star sheet with four points, five aces and 20 digs as Magnolia defeated Wirt County 25-14, 18-25, 25-15, 25-23 in prep volleyball action Monday night at Magnolia High School. Kyndra Pilant was also solid for the Blue Eagles (16-8-1) as she ...

Crosby’s FG Wins It for Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mason Crosby nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired, and the Green Bay Packers benefited from some questionable officiating to edge the Detroit Lions 23-22 on Monday night. Aaron Rodgers completed 24 of 39 passes for 283 yards and two touchdowns, including a ...

Strasburg Ks 12, Nationals One Win From World Series

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg took his turn silencing the Cardinals’ struggling bats, Nationals postseason star Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three more runs, and Washington moved one win from the city’s first World Series appearance in 86 years by beating St. ...

Hodges Wins First Start as Steelers QB

CARSON, Calif. — Pittsburgh’s Devlin Hodges walked into the stadium properly attired for his first NFL start. He was wearing a T-shirt with a duck on it that said “I’m The Boss”, befitting his nickname and quiet confidence. The rookie quarterback directed the Steelers offense like a ...