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WLU Mistakes Pile Up in Loss

WEST LIBERTY — The scoreboard read 27-6 at the end of the game when Walsh defeated West Liberty Thursday evening, but the final score was not at all representative of how close the game actually was. WLU coach Roger Waialae estimated that Thursday’s loss came down to only nine or 10 plays ...

Brooke Starts Off Season 2-0

WELLSBURG — If Week 1 was a breakout for Braelyn Sperringer, Week 2 showed it was no fluke. The Brooke sophomore signal caller had another night to remember, racking up 108 yards and four touchdowns on the ground while throwing for another 88 yards in a 28-13 win over rival Indian ...

No. 4 Ohio State Outlasts Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Stroud passed for 294 yards and four touchdowns in his debut as the Ohio State starter and the fourth-ranked Buckeyes kept coach Ryan Day unbeaten in Big Ten play with a 45-31 victory over Minnesota on Thursday. The Buckeyes flashed their five-star speed with two ...

Central’s Justin Doerr Rolls to Medalist Honors

WHEELING — Wheeling Central standout Justin Doerr fired a score of 73 at Oglebay’s Jones Course on Thursday to earn match medalist honors. However, it was St. Clairsville taking the team win with a score of 339 against Central’s 350. Saul Christ paced the Red Devils with an ...

Sunday Softball Game Is For a Good Cause

WHEELING — Don Weisal, 53, has been around sports his entire lift. He was the 1992 Manager of the Year in the Ohio Valley Baseball League where he coached the Wheeling Islanders, he coached Bishop Donahue’s track and football teams from 2006-2009, and coached JV baseball and helped out ...

Pirates Drop Ball and Game

CHICAGO (AP) — Sergio Alcantara scampered home when second baseman Wilmer Difo mishandled a popup in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Thursday night for their third straight win. Rafael Ortega and Ian Happ homered for Chicago, and Alcantara logged the ...