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Edison Bests Buckeye Local in 12th Inning in Baseball Tournament

RICHMOND — With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 12th inning, senior Andrew Kinney gave Coach Mike Collopy a look as he approached the plate. The veteran Edison baseball coach had a good feeling in that moment, and it proved to be right. Kinney dropped a hit into the ...

PGA a New Challenge for Woods With a Familiar Look

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Tiger Woods, the Masters champion, going for the second leg of the Grand Slam on a long, wet course at Bethpage Black. It all sounds so familiar. For Woods, it feels entirely different. The PGA Championship now occupies the second slot in the major championship ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Magnolia Eliminates St. Marys in Sectional Baseball Action

ST. MARYS — Caden Cisar delivered what proved to be the game-winning hit in the eighth inning to lift Magnolia over St. Marys, 8-7, in eight innings in a Class A Region One, Section Two elimination game Tuesday. Cisar accounted for two hits and three RBI and Jake Gamble provided two ...

Fort Frye’s Kyle Huck Named OVAC Coach of the Year

WHEELING — Fort Frye has long been known as a basketball school. Eric Huck, however, is changing the sports landscape in Beverly. Huck has been in charge of the Cadets’ football program for 11 years now. During that time, Fort Frye’s football fortunes have risen dramatically. The 2018 ...

Toronto Softball Bows Out In Eastern District Semis

CARROLLTON — Errorless defense and a strong pitching performance from Jamie Anderson normally is a positive for the Toronto softball team. The Red Knights simply ran into a red-hot Tuscarawas Central Catholic squad Monday, looking for its first regional trip in school history. They also had ...

Bundle Up at Bethpage: PGA Opens in Cold Rain

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Matt Kuchar is playing his 54th major championship and realized something new as he walked off the 18th green at Bethpage Black. “I think this is the first time I’ve worn a beanie at the PGA Championship,” he said Monday. He wasn’t alone. Tiger Woods was ...

Yoan Moncada Leads Chicago White Sox Past Cleveland Indians

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoan Moncada hit two of Chicago’s four solo homers and Reynaldo Lopez pitched 7 2/3 effective innings, helping the White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Monday night. Jose Abreu and Welington Castillo also connected for Chicago, which earned its third straight win. ...

Jacob Nickell, Mason Williams Take Scramble at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown

Jacob Nickell, of Wheeling, left, and Mason Williams, of Bridgeport, W.Va., won the West Virginia Golf Association’s two-person scramble at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown by two shots. Nickell just finished his freshman year at the University of Indianapolis and Williams just finished his ...

Broncos’ Flacco: Not My Job to Groom Lock

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Joe Flacco says his job description doesn’t include grooming his successor, so he suggests rookie Drew Lock sit back and watch him work and ask plenty of questions — of offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello. “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m ...

Daly Turns PGA Championship Into Ridiculous Sideshow

This week, there will be a legitimate major championship at Bethpage Black. We’ll also get a ridiculous sideshow, at least for the first couple of days. John Daly will rip it up in the PGA Championship — while gripping the wheel of a golf cart. Yep, the guardians of the game are ...

Magnolia’s Koontz Earns Spot In National Archery Tourney

WHEELING — Magnolia’s Jacob Koontz might only be a freshman but he has nerves of steel. The Blue Eagles sharpshooter was not rattled by pressure in the 2019 NASP Eastern Nationals on Saturday in Louisville, Ky., as he became the only local archer to earn a spot in the NASP National ...

Bell, Bucs Take Three Straight From Cards

ST. LOUIS — Josh Bell put on a show for his mom on Mother’s Day. With his mother Myrtle in the stands at Busch Stadium, Bell homered and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Adam Frazier added a two-run, ...

Grier Throwing as Newton Still Limited

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rookie quarterback Will Grier got in his first work with the Carolina Panthers, while Cam Newton continued to be limited — even on the kickball field. Grier, the team’s rookie third-round draft pick, threw for the first time with his new NFL team as the Panthers opened ...

Perez Lifts Tribe Past A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — Cleveland manager Terry Francona acknowledges the Indians are still uncertain what they have in Jefry Rodriguez after acquiring the 24-year-old pitcher from Washington in November. They like what they’ve seen so far from the 6-foot-6 right-hander. Roberto Perez hit a ...

Rose Bowl Lanes in Wheeling Bowling Champs

Rose Bowl Lanes recently crowned its Monday Church League bowling champions of 2018-19. Team CZ, sponsored by Outback Steakhouse in St. Clairsville and Kurelac Law Offices, won the title for the second time in four seasons. Team members are, from left, Erik Botizan, Josh Strope, Jason Macri, ...

Blazers, Raptors Advance

DENVER (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2000. Evan Turner, who scored just four points in the first six ...

Martinez Leads Sox to Sweep

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit two homers, rookie Michael Chavis drove in five runs and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the stumbling Seattle Mariners 11-2 to complete a three-game sweep Sunday at soggy Fenway Park. The World Series champions have won five straight games and 16 of 22 ...