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Finding the river

July 25, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco homered and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates exacted some measure of revenge against Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals in a 7-5 win on Friday night. more »»

Tale of Verve is a tough one to figure

July 25, 2015 CHESTER — Usually, not much notice is made of a 3-year-old heading for a major stakes, with only a maiden win on his career resume. more »»

4 headed to Cooperstown

July 25, 2015 COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. more »»

Tribe continues to struggle, blanked by Sox

July 25, 2015 CLEVELAND — Jose Quintana pitched a seven-hitter for his first career shutout and complete game and Jose Abreu homered off Corey Kluber, sending the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 victory over the... more »»

Hall of Fame limits Seau’s daughter’s comments to video

July 25, 2015 CANTON, Ohio — Junior Seau’s daughter will be commenting only on a video when her late father enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 8. more »»

Walker’s leadership role extends to OVAC

July 24, 2015 BETHANY — Aaron Walker was the senior leader for the Brooke football team in 2014. As a leader, his role was to keep the team together. more »»

Bruins big man, Rine, looks ahead to college

July 24, 2015 BETHANY — The thousands of fans expected to flood Wheeling Island Stadium for the 70th-annual OVAC Rudy Mumley Football All-Star Game are already praying for nice weather. Rain, rain — go away. more »»

Bethany-bound Shannon savors week

July 24, 2015 BETHANY — For most players in the OVAC Football All-Star Game, the week of preparation leading up to the big event is a precursor to the college experience. more »»

Pletcher seeks West Virginia Derby win

July 24, 2015 CHESTER — Take a look at the career statistics of Todd A. Pletcher and what one sees is pretty astonishing. Through Tuesday, his horses had recorded 3,803 wins and had accumulated $297. more »»

Special training helps local athletes

July 24, 2015 Per capita, the Steubenville/Weirton area may have more athletic passion than any other region in the nation. However, on the playing field, there could still be some ground to make up. more »»


July 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates limped home at the end of a miserable road trip after the All-Star break early Thursday morning hoping to recapture some of the momentum that led to their... more »»

Bucs see no reason to panic

July 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Entering Thursday’s game against the Washington Nationals, the Pirates were 1-5 since the All-Star Break. more »»

Pittsburgh acquires Aramis Ramirez from Brewers

July 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aramis Ramirez is back where he once belonged. The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired the veteran third baseman on Thursday, 12 years to the day after they sent Ramirez to the Chicago Cubs. more »»


July 24, 2015 Indian Creek Football Mom’s Club sponsors Night At The Races MINGO JUNCTION — The newly created Indian Creek Football Mom’s Club is sponsoring a Night at the Races on at 7 p.m. more »»

Connor treasures family time mixed with football

July 23, 2015 BETHANY — For the past 18 years of his life, Zach Connor has been used to his father, Andrew, watching over him closely while playing sport. more »»

Former Husky, Mitchell, wraps up successful career

July 23, 2015 BETHANY — With more than a decade of head coaching experience, Justin Kropka has gone from a young pup to a veteran bulldog in the leadership category. more »»

Hard work pays off for Mills as OVAC All-Star

July 23, 2015 BETHANY — Just because he’s familiar with the head coach doesn’t mean he’s seeing any favoritism. more »»

Oak Glen’s Swiger runs into the spotlight at WR

July 23, 2015 BETHANY — Like shooting off fireworks, playing backyard baseball or running through the sprinkler, Oak Glen graduate Micah Swiger has a summer tradition that he follows each Jul. more »»

Nominations are in for West Virginia Derby

July 23, 2015 CHESTER — Sixty horses have been nominated for the 46th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby. The 1 1/8-mile race, the state’s most historic stakes event, will be run on Aug. more »»

W.Va. shores up ‘D’ for Sunday

July 23, 2015 BETHANY — Ian Whittington knows that Ohio has plenty of playmakers on the offensive side of the ball. more »»

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