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Linsly Golf Sits Atop OVAC 3A

WHEELING — All OVAC championships are cherished at the Linsly School. The golf crown the Cadets captured Thursday afternoon under ideal conditions at Oglebay Park’s Crispin Course will always rank extremely high on the list of the 18 the school now owns. And that’s for a myriad of ...

New Philadelphia Pounds Steubenville, 31-0

NEW PHILADELPHIA — A rare road appearance under the Thursday night lights just did not work out well for Big Red. New Philadelphia dominated play on both sides of the ball, scored points off three Big Red turnovers (the visitors turned it over five times in all) and rolled to a 31-0 victory ...

Browns Hold Off Burrow, Bengals

CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield found Odell Beckham Jr. and maybe some of his missing swagger. Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two scores and 124 yards and the Cleveland Browns gave coach Kevin Stefanski his first NFL victory Thursday night by beating the Cincinnati ...

Brault Fires Two-Hitter As Pirates Down Cards

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steven Brault pitched a two-hitter for his first career complete game, Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer and Pittsburgh snapped an eight-game skid with a 5-1 win over St. Louis on Thursday. Brault (1-3) allowed the Cardianls’ only hits in the third inning. After ...

Zervos Nets 11 Goals in John Marshall Victory

SISTERSVILLE — Zara Zervos couldn’t be contained, slowed or stopped on Thursday night as she recorded 11 goals in a monster 12-0 victory for John Marshall over Tyler Consolidated. Williamstown 4, Linsly 1 WILLIAMSTOWN — Despite the setback to Williamstown, Payton Storch found the back ...

Tampa Moves on to Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night. Cirelli returned in the third after injuring his right knee in the ...

Heat Rally Past Celtics

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Down by 14 in Game 1, the Miami Heat found a way. Down by 17 in Game 2, they did it again Thursday night. And after making the Boston Celtics lose another big lead on the court — as well as their cool in the postgame locker room — the unheralded Heat are ...

Thomas Takes U.S. Open Lead

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — All that hype over how tough the U.S. Open can be at Winged Foot. All that history of so many scores over par. Thursday brought a surprise: All those red numbers. Justin Thomas led the way with six birdies and only one bogey from a bad lie in the bunker, finishing ...

Wheeling Park Traveling to Huntington

HUNTINGTON — It’s been an interesting week for Wheeling Park coach Chris Daugherty. Wheeling Park was originally slated to visit University but due to Monongalia County still being in the red on the current COVID-19 map, the Hawks cannot be in action this week. With Ohio County’s ...

Cameron To Face Frontier

NEW MATAMORAS — A pair of teams that have been steamrolling their opposition will face off Friday night when Cameron travels across the Ohio river and heads south down Route 7 for a matchup of early season unbeatens with Frontier. Both Coach Tim Brown’s 2-0 record Dragons and Russ ...

Shadyside, Wheeling Central Set for Another Battle

SHADYSIDE — Every year when Wheeling Central and Shadyside take the field against each other, it’s almost guaranteed to be a battle. This year looks be no different. After starting the season 0-2, the Tigers captured their first win of the year after dismantling Magnolia 50-20, which also ...

Patriots Sweep Bryan Fritz Invitational

WELLSBURG — It’s certainly been a successful past few days for the Wheeling Park boys cross country team. After winning the Chick-Fil-A Invitational on Saturday, the Patriots came into Wednesday’s Bryan Fritz Memorial Invitational at Brooke High School hungry for another win. And they got ...

Reverse: Big Ten Will Try to Play Fall Football After All

Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fans seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased. The Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all. Less than five weeks after pushing fall sports to spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, the conference ran a ...

Bengals, Browns Square Off Tonight

With Ohio State, Ohio, Akron, Toledo, Kent State, Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio idle because of the coronavirus pandemic, that leaves football fans in the Buckeye State with Thursday night’s Bengals-Browns game. Sorry, folks — Pro Picks probably will be watching Islanders-Lightning ...

Reds Sweep Pirates

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s Luis Castillo pitched a masterful seven innings, Shogo Akiyama drove in the game’s only run, and the Reds extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Castillo (3-5), coming off ...

Wheeling Central’s Justin Doerr Earns OVAC Title on Playoff Hole

WHEELING — Wheeling Central’s Justin Doerr, only a sophomore, did not shy away from the moment on Tuesday afternoon at Oglebay’s Crispin Golf Course. In a playoff hole for the 1A/2A OVAC title and going head-to-head with senior and last year’s defending champion Cole Tegano of ...

Beaver Local Takes 4A Title

WHEELING — Consistency is the name of the game for any golfer. It’s especially true when golf becomes a team sport. Beaver Local has demonstrated time and time again, so far this season, that it has mastered that trait. And it was on full display again Tuesday at the challenging Jones ...

Seven Players Score in Wheeling Park Win Over John Marshall

WHEELING — While young, the Wheeling Park girls soccer team has many weapons that it can put on the field. Hence was the case Tuesday evening against rival John Marshall. Seven different players found the back of the net as the Patriots secured a 8-0 victory over the Monarchs at Wheeling ...