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RACING AWAY — Steubenville’s Adam DiCarlo (7) celebrates a goal while teammate Jacob Noble (20 follows during a Division II sectional final against St. Clairsville on Saturday. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Big Red completes the St. Clairsville trifecta to capture sectional title

STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red boys’ soccer team had St. Clairsville’s number this season. Big Red, the No. 2 seed, scored multiple goals in each half en route to a 5-0 victory over the fifth-seeded Red Devils in an Ohio Division II Eastern District sectional final Saturday inside Harding ...

RACING AWAY — Weir’s William Rice races to the net past Wheeling Central’s Jack Stryker during a Class AA/A Region 1, Section 1 final on Saturday. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

All Weir needed was one goal for sectional glory

WEIRTON — Survive and advance is what matters at this time of the season. Ryan Bodrog found the back of the net with 16:47 left to play to lift the Weir boys’ soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Wheeling Central in the West Virginia Class AA/A Region 1, Section 1 final Saturday afternoon at ...

Oak Glen’s Abigail Myers plays the ball in front of Weir’s Bella Aperfine during a Class AA/A Region 1, Section 1 final on Saturday. (Photo by Andrew Grimm)

Oak Glen girls control Weir, capture first sectional

NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen girls soccer team controlled possession from start to finish Saturday morning at home to take a convincing win over No. 3 Weir, 3-0, in the Class AA/A Region 1, Section 1 sectional championship match for the No. 1 seed Golden Bears’ first sectional crown in ...

TAKING ADVANTAGE — Steubenville’s Jo Jo Brown rushes against Cardinal O’Hara on Friday. (Photo by Michael D. McElwain)

No. 1 Steubenville continues to impress fans, Saccoccia

STEUBENVILLE — Regardless of the outcome, coach Shaquille Dudley had no problem making the four-hour trip from Tonawanda, N.Y. with his Cardinal O’Hara football team to face Big Red. “Every time we come here I know it’s going to be a difficult but, to me, this is one of the best ...

RUNNING OUT — Weir’s Tyler Mack (32), Chad Custer (5), Jaylon Bridges (20) and others take the field against East Liverpool on Friday. (Photo by Michael D. McElwain)

Weir keeps riding playoff mentality

WEIRTON — After his team’s 41-6 victory over East Liverpool Friday night, Weir High football coach Tony Filberto said that next Friday’s home game against arch rival Brooke is Week 3 of the playoffs for the Red Riders. “Our playoffs started last week with Warren Local, and this was ...

BRIEFS

Edison VB wins sectional title RIDGEWOOD — The Edison volleyball team continues shocking opponent ranked higher than it. The Wildcats, No. 10 in the Division III Logan Region tournament, defeated No. 8 Ridgewood 25-15, 25-20, 23-25, 25-21 on Saturday to capture a sectional title. They ...

Toronto still hanging on in playoff race

TORONTO — For the fourth consecutive time, the Toronto football team lost the battle up front against United as the Golden Eagles soared past the Red Knights, 42-12, Friday night in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference game at Clarke Hinkle Field to spoil senior night for Toronto. “United ...

RIGHT IN HIS HANDS — Brooke’s Adam Horvatch intercepts a pass while Kyler Haynes (70) looks to block against Buckhannon-Upshur on Friday. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Brooke finally puts all the pieces together for a memorable night

WELLSBURG – The Brooke Bruins delivered a homecoming win Friday night at Brooke Memorial Stadium, a bright spot on the Bruins 2017 season that has seen its struggles. “It felt good to get a win, especially on homecoming,” Brooke coach Mac McLean said. “Considering the hard luck ...

FINDING ROOM — Crestview's Stephan Barr returns a kick against Indian Creek's Brandon Hiles (33), Matt Schaefer (30) and J.T. Downing (20) on Friday. (Photo by Ron Firth)

Indian Creek loses late lead, game at Crestview

COLUMBIANA — Crestview escaped Friday night with a tight 28-25 victory over Indian Creek. Brennon Norris was 25-of-41 for 269 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Redskins. Devin Eakle led all receivers with 11 grabs for 113 yards and a score. Devon Eakle had seven catches ...

FINDING ROOM — Edison’s Kaleb Waggoner rushes against Buckeye Local’s Shane Christian (10) while Logan Hanchin (21) and Zak Kestner (50) look to block on Friday. (Photo by Andrew Grimm)

Edison fans treated to dominate victory over Buckeye

RICHMOND — Playing in front of the home fans at Cartwright Memorial Stadium for the first time in nearly a month, the Edison Wildcats put together their most complete game of the season to top Jefferson County rival Buckeye Local, 42-19, in a game that created a lot of excitement and hype ...