Big Red tennis loses

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Big Red tennis team dropped a 3-2 decision to East Liverpool Saturday at Belleview Park.

Big Red won both doubles matches as Tyler Clevenger and Alex Isla beat Andrew Hutchman and Patrick Clark 6-4, 6-2 and Nate Kurty and Dom DiCarlo defeated Cole Hamilton and Caden Madigan 6-3, 6-1.

The Potters swept the singles matches.

Nick Diloreto beat Jorge Dominguez 6-1, 6-2; Joey Bickerton blanked Mack Allen 6-0, 6-0 and Johnathan Montgomery stopped A.J. Cochran 6-2, 6-3.

Oak Glen wins two

NEW MANCHESTER – The Oak Glen softball team swept a doubleheader from visiting Bellaire 6-0 and 5-3 Saturday at The Field of Dreams Complex.

Hannah Clunk hurled 11 innings with a total of 22 strikeouts, five hits and only two walks. Logan Andrews came in for relief in inning five of the second game with three strikeouts, two hits and no walks.

Eleven of the 13 on the roster recorded hits. Andrews came through with two singles, a double, and four RBIs. Mykelti McGaffic moved runners around with three singles in Game 2. Mikayla Crane also stroked two singles in game two for one RBI.

“It was nice to get two wins on our senior day,” said Oak Glen coach Morgan Martin. “The girls were focused and worked hard every pitch. They came through offensively and defensively. Almost everyone had at least one hit today, and we had great pitching from Hannah and Logan.

“It was a great day for us.”


Oak Glen 6, Bellaire 0

Bellaire 000 000 0 – 0 1 3

Oak Glen 003 012 x – 6 10 1

BELLAIRE: McAninch (LP, 4K, 1BB) and Messenger; Messenger S

OAK GLEN: Clunk (WP,14K, 2BB) and Crane; Andrews 2S, D; McGaffic 3S; Fields S; Durante S; Phillips S; McKay S


Oak Glen 5, Bellaire 3

Bellaire 002 001 0 – 3 6 2

Oak Glen 104 000 x – 5 7 3

BELLAIRE: Clark (LP, 5K, 2BB) and Messenger; Garloch S; Messenger S; Conroy S; Jarvis S; Runyan S; Zeller S

OAK GLEN: Clunk (4IP, WP,8K, 0BB), Andrews (3IP, 3K, 0BB) and Crane; Crane 2S; Young S; Clunk S; Snow S; Fields S; Pryor S


Edison remains undefeated

RICHMOND – The Edison baseball team remained undefeated with an 8-6 come-from-behind win over visiting Bellaire Thursday at Jefferson Lake State Park.

The Wildcats scored seven times in the bottom of the seventh inning to erase a 4-1 deficit and hand Big Reds starting pitcher Nick Patrone the loss. Bellaire committed five errors.

Matt Dillon pitched the sixth in relief of starter Tyler Evans to earn the win. Clay Woodward picked up the save.

Edison’s Dylan Jones ripped a single and triple for three RBIs. Evans added a single and two RBIs and Josh Pasek had a pair of singles.

The Wildcats (7-0) welcome Union Local for a Saturday doubleheader.

Edison 8, Bellaire 6

Bellaire 010 300 2 – 6 11 5

Edison 100 007 x – 8 7 1

BELLAIRE: Patrone (LP, 5K, 3W), Badia (6, 0K, 0W) and Bach; Badia D, S; Steele 2S; Ramsey D.

EDISON (7-0): Evans (2K, 0W), Dillon (6, WP, 1K, 1W), Woodward (7, 1K, 1W) and Skeeles; Jones S, T, 3RBI; Dillon S, 2RBI; Pasek 2S; Marcus S, Woodward S.

Redskins lose late

MINGO JUNCTION – The Beaver Local baseball team scored three times in the top of the seventh inning and held on for a 9-7 victory over host Indian Creek Thursday at the John Muth Recreational Complex.

Cole Yeater was the fourth Redskins pitcher and he took the loss. At the dish, he ripped two doubles and collected a pair of RBIs. Aaron Crawford had an RBI.

Indian Creek (2-8) visits Steubenville at 5 p.m. today.

Beaver Local 9, Indian Creek 7

Beaver Local 005 001 3 – 9 9 1

Indian Creek 303 010 0 – 7 9 4

BEAVER LOCAL: Campbell (5K, 3W), Muscari (WP, 6, 2K, 0W) and Boni; Cornell 2S, 2RBI; Campbell S, D, 2RBI; Wilcox S, RBI.

INDIAN CREEK (2-8): Blackburn (1K, 1W), Porter (3, 0K, 1W), Krager (4, 5K, 3W), Yeater (LP, 7, 0K, 1W), Wise (7, 0K, 1W) and A. Freshwater; Yeater 2D, 2RBI; Wise S; Bolyog S; M. Freshwater S; A. Freshwater S; Krager S; Woodbury S; Crawford RBI.

Cadets net a sweep

WHEELING – The Linsly tennis teams swept visiting Oak Glen Thursday, 7-0 (girls) and 4-3.

In the girls match, Jackie McDermott defeated Haley Spurlock and Amika Ekanem beat Madison Juszczak by 8-1 scores. Madison Helmich topped Madison Hill and Morgan Carlisle beat Katie Szymanski by 8-4 scores.

In doubles, McDermott and Ekanem beat Spurlock and Juszczak and Helmick and Carlisle downed Hill and Szymanski by 8-3 scores. Megan McCluskey and Eve Scarpone edged Molly Swartzmiller and Kayla Strong, 8-6.

For the boys, Oak Glen received singles victories by Nate Bennett, 8-6 over Andrew Shin; and Evan Hall, 8-3 over Johnathan Ghobrial. Cullenn Bennett and Hall defeated Shin and Ghobrial in doubles, 8-6.

Linsly’s Westen Mend beat Addison Sayre and Nick Kinyanjui defeated Cullenn Bennett by 8-2 scores.

In doubles, Linsly’s Mend and Kinyanjui beat Sayre and Nate Bennett, 8-2; and Tim Chung and Jay Wook Ahn topped Eddie Krupa and Devon Flanigan, 8-5.

Bow shoot set

COLLIERS – The Colliers Sportsman’s Club on Putney Ridge Road will hold a golf shoot April 27.

The shoot will begin at 8 a.m., with the last shooter at 4 p.m. The cost is $10.

Food will be available.

From staff reports


Big Red tennis beats Weir

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Big Red tennis team performed well against Weir High on Wednesday. In singles, Big Red’s Jorge Dominquez beat Hayden Vida, Michael Rosaschi beat Kyle McKitrick and Phil Stouts beat Josh Kolling.

In doubles, Tyler Clevenger and Alex Isla topped Stephen White and Wyatt Tenaglio, while Annie Nehrbas and Dom DiCarlo upended Brendan Wade and Jordan Barney.

La Roche shuts out Barons

STEUBENVILLE – Frustration continues to mount for the Franciscan softball as it fell to La Roche College, 19-0 and 8-0 Wednesday.

“It was just an issue of executing on the field and in the batters box,” said coach Jen Parker. “And we did neither.”

A lot of the frustration, Parker said, comes from seeing her team develop in practice and not being able to translate that to game day.

“It’s basically a head game at this point and until they get it out of their heads and decide they are going to win,” Parker said. “We’re going to have these same struggles.”

The Barons play again on Monday in a doubleheader at Grove City College.

Brooke freshman football

WELLSBURG – Brooke High School is looking to fill dates on the ninth grade football schedule.

Open dates include: Sept. 10, which must be an away game; Sept. 24, home or away; and Oct. 8, home or away.

Please contact head football coach Sean Blumette at (304) 527 1410 x3002 or (412) 607-6671. Blumette’s email address is:


Summer tennis to be held

The Tri-State Tennis Association will sponsor two team tennis leagues this summer.

The “A” league will be a traveling league and matches will be played at several locations. The team captains sign-up and choose his or her players. Format is made up of singles and doubles.

The “B” league format will be strictly doubles. Each player who wishes to play will sign up as an individual. League directors will set up the teams. Matches will played at more than one location but travel will be confined to local tennis facilities.

For information, e-mail or call Tom Keller at (304) 3053, Vicky Blankenship at (304) 387-3078 or Tammi Brown at (304) 224-8298.

Striders to hold sign-ups

STEUBENVILLE – In its 41st year, the Steuben Striders will hold registration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Room 2500 at Eastern Gateway Community College for athletes ages 5-18.

Cost is $30 per person. Birth certificates are to be brought for first-time runners.

For information, contact coach Patricia Herring at (740) 264-3165.


Marlins to hold registration

WEIRTON – The Marlin Youth Swim Team will hold registration from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Millsop Community Center.

MYST has been in existence since 2010, when it formerly functioned as the Millsop Marlin Swim Team through the center. The program is open for swimmers ages 5-19 and range from the inexperienced novice to the experienced high school swimmer.

Weir to host Steelers game

WEIRTON – The Weir High Class of 2015 will host a basketball game with members of the Pittsburgh Steelers on April 25. All proceeds will benefit the Class of 2015 prom and senior dinner.

Tickets can be purchased from the activity director at the school, pre-ordered at the Millsop Center at or from any Class of 2015 student at Weir High.

Tickets are $7 pre-sale and $10 at the door.

FUS men’s tennis wins

STEUBENVILLE – Seniors Paul Jarzynka, Luke Merry and the Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s tennis team closed its season with a 9-0 win over Penn State-Behrend Sunday at Belleview Park.

“Everyone played well and played as steady as they could in this kind of (windy) weather,” said Barons head coach Jeremy Ellis.

In doubles, No. 1 Jarzynka and Zachary Quiza won 8-1, No. 2 and Merry and David Freytag won 8-2 and No. 3 Robert Butcher and Joseph Staniszewski won 8-0.

“It’s a good last match for Paul and Luke to go out on,” head coach Jeremy Ellis said. “It’s been great having them on the team.

“What they have been able to do these past four years will be remembered. You couldn’t have hand picked a better group of guys to start Franciscan tennis.”

Jarzynka won his singles match 6-2, 6-0 and Merry 6-0, 6-0.

“Luke is very humble and competitive and a great guy to have around,” Ellis said. “Paul’s charisma and leadership have been the core of the team and has made this a huge success.”

The team will begin play in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament April 26.

FUS softball loses two

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville softball team dropped a doubleheader to visiting Medaille College on a windy Sunday, 15-1 and 10-1.

“They had some pretty big bats on their team. They were getting the ball up high and it was just catching that jet stream and going right over the fence,” head coach Jennifer Parker said, referring to several of Medaille’s hits that sailed well beyond the fence and into the trees lining the top of the hill behind the field. “They took advantage of the wind today, and there’s not a whole lot you can do when that’s happening.”

FUS scored in Game 1 when senior Mallori Linscomb doubled, junior Katrina Fabian singled and Linscomb scored when sophomore Iliana Gonzalez reached on an error. Fabian also doubled earlier in the game.

The Barons host LaRoche College at 3 p.m. Tuesday for two.

Panthers, Bears split

RAYLAND – The Buckeye Local and Oak Glen basaeball teams split a doubleheader on Saturday. The Panthers earned a 4-3 win and the Golden Bears came back for a 9-6 victory.

Buckeye Local’s Eric Williams struck out 11 and walked one in the Game 1 win. He also singled twice, along with Jared Moore.

Zac Porter fanned eight and walked one in taking the loss. Bub Haddox tripled and singled.

Oak Glen’s Tyler Click grabbed the Game 2 victory with Haddox pitching the final two innings. Haddox tripled and doubled and Patrick Reardon added a pair of singles.

Logan Noon took the loss. He singled twice, as did Eric Banal. Jonathan Borkoski singled three times.

Game 1

Buckeye Local 4 Oak Glen 3

Oak Glen 002 100 0 – 3 6 1

Buckeye Local 003 100 x – 4 6 4

OAK GLEN: Porter (LP, 8K, 1W) and Haddox; Haddox S, T.

BUCKEYE LOCAL: Willams (WP, 11K, 1W) and Sebring; Moore 2S; Williams 2S.

Game 2

Oak Glen 9 Buckeye 6

Oak Glen 223 100 1 – 9 8 1

BUCKEYE LOCAL 101 022 0 – 6 11 2

OAK GLEN: Click (WP, 3K, 3W), Haddox (6, 3K, 0W) and Reardon; Haddox T, D; Reardon 2S.

BUCKEYE LOCAL: Noon (LP, 2K, 3W), Panepucci (3, 0K, 3W), Antill (5, 2K, 0W), Borkoski (7, 2K, 0W) and Sebring; Banal 2S; Noon 2S; Borkoski 2S.


Pugh Foundation to hold event

WINTERSVILLE – Two charity basketball games will be held Saturday at Indian Creek High School with the proceeds going to the Arthur Pugh Foundation.

The Jefferson County All-Stars will take on the Police All-Stars at 6:30 p.m. with members of the Pittsburgh Steelers meeting the Arthur Pugh All-Stars at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

A presentation from four-time cancer survivor Susan Miller will be made between games.

There will be auctions, drawings, food and autographs. Donated items include: tickets to Ohio State football team hosting Cincinnati; a Barnhouse painting; and autographed footballs by Mel Blount and Jim Brown.

Tickets will be available at the door or by calling (740) 317-3828.

The Art Pugh Foundation is a college scholarship program for children who have either lost a parent or immediate family member to cancer or member who is a cancer survivor. The organization was founded last year by Steubenville Catholic Central boys basketball coach and Indian Creek graduate Sean Tucker, a longtime close family friend to Pugh.

Pugh died in 2013, after a lengthy bout with cancer. Scholarships are limited to the family of Pugh and to the students attending the Indian Creek School District.

Funds for our work are raised through special events, individual donations, corporate sponsorships, and private grants. The Art Pugh Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible.

Retton Foundation to hold tourney

WEIRTON – The second-annual John Retton Memorial Golf Tournament will be held May 18 at Williams Country Club. It will be a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start and the cost is $100 per person. It includes: golf, cart, lunch (beginning at 12:30 p.m.), dinner after the round and entry into drawings for sport memorabilia and other prizes. Prizes will be given for longest drive, longest putt, closest to the pin on par 3s and prizes for first three places.

It is the only fundraiser of the year for the foundation. All of the proceeds will go into the foundation, which will sponsor a $1,000 scholarship and will work toward supporting other sporting organizations and student athletes in the Ohio Valley.

In addition to corporate sponsors, the foundation is looking for any donations, including company merchandise, golf balls, or the donation of your company’s service to be given away during the drawing.

For information, contact golf Chairman Michael Arlia at (412) 951-1030 or

FUS lacrosse loses

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville women’s lacrosse team dropped a 16-3 decision to visiting Thiel College Thursday.

The Barons were down 12-1 at halftime.

“We made some adjustments at the half, which helped,” FUS head coach Maura Conant said, “And while, yes, Thiel got through us with the midfield transition, we definitely slowed them down and frustrated them.”

Tracy McClelland, Lauren Noce and Anna Gagnet scored for FUS, which visits Hilbert College at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Tigers to hold registration

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Tigers football and cheering teams will hold registration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 and April 26 for those ages 6-13 at the Martin Luther King Center.

For information, contact Melvin Creech at (740) 792-0360.

Big Red boosters to meet

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school conference room.


FUS softball defeated twice

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University softball team fell Wednesday to Mount Aloysius, 10-1 and 19-1. The Lady Barons showed signs of improvement on the defensive end, but continue to have problems in the batters box.

Head coach Jen Parker said her team is working on the offense, but she is still waiting for the results to show.

“We are not taking those opportunities that are being given offensively,” Parker said. “If we could put something together offensively, that first game would have been a lot closer for us.”

In the bottom of the fourth of Game 1, with a double from senior third baseman, Mallori Linscomb, and a single from catcher Kim Muscat, Katrina found herself with runners on first and second. Katrina singled, batting in Linscomb for the lone run of the game.

Eloise Rover took the mound for the Barons in Game 2, while Serra Alongi came on in relief.

Franciscan travels to D’Youville with games at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Baron lacrosse falls at Mount Union

ALLIANCE – Though the Franciscan University lacrosse team saw great improvement on the offense end and played their best game of the season against Mount Union, the Barons still fell, 12-4, on Wedneday.

“This was the best complete game we’ve played all year, and the stats played those out,” head coach Pete Rosaschi said. We knew this would be our toughest game all year, we hung with these guys beautifully and I’m very proud of my guys.”

Mount Union took control of the game from the start scoring two goals six minutes into the first quarter. The Barons followed up with their first goal three minutes later from freshman attack/midfielder Paul Modzelewski. The Raiders scored again but the Barons refused to let them pull away keeping the score within two going into the second quarter after a goal from offensive leader, freshman Luke Gilman.

Gilman had two of the four Baron goals and Luke Modzelewski had one goal and one assist.

The Barons return home to play Bryn Athyn College Saturday 1 p.m.

Easter ham shoot

BLOOMINGDALE – Jefferson Sportsman’s Club will host its annual ham shoot on Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

Events include trap shoots and luck shoots. Beginners shoots in trap.

For more information, call (740) 537-4880.


Fans organizing movie viewing

STEUBENVILLE – The area fans of the Cleveland Browns are organizing a special viewing of the Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner movie “Draft Day” at 1:15 p.m. Sunday at the Carmike Cinemas at the Fort Steuben Mall.

All Cleveland Browns fans are encouraged to wear their Browns apparel to be at the movie theater at 1 p.m. for a group photo.

“This is an excellent opportunity for all Browns fans in the area to come together for a movie about our beloved football team and to enjoy the company of other Cleveland Browns fans,” said organizer Brian Robb.

WBA to hold fundraiser

WINTERSVILLE – The Wintersville Baseball Association will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Zalenski’s. Cost is $7 per plate.

Steelers to hold sign-ups

WEIRTON – The Weirton Steelers Youth Football League will hold registration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Millsop Community Center. A booster meeting to follow. Cost is $65 for those ages 7-12 and $45 for those age 6.

For information, contact Jennifer Brueck at (304) 224-9009.

Vali Lanes doubles tourney

JEWETT – Vali Lanes in Jewett is holding its annual doubles tournament through May 31. Lanes for the tournament are available at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, though other times can be arranged.

The cost is $40 per team, which includes four games and the lowest score is discarded. There is a $1,400 first-place prize and other incentives in other categories.

For information, call Vali Lanes at (740) 946-9511 or Tanis Thompson at (740) 946-7971.

Wooster beats FUS tennis

STEUBENVILLE – The College of Wooster tennis team beat Franciscan University, 8-1, on Tuesday.

“Playing a team like Wooster is good for our guys to get us ready for our own conference tournament,” head coach Jeremy Ellis said. “I schedule tougher matches because I want the guys to have less pressure when we play our conference matches.”

Although faced with a higher level of competition from the Fighting Scots, the Barons did not back down. Senior Paul Jarzynka and sophomore Zachary Quiza especially pushing the FUS team.

“Everyone played really well,” Ellis said. “I saw what I wanted to see. Doubles did play well and when Zach and Paul pulled theirs out against a tough team that was great.”

Grabbing the only win for the home team was the No. 1 doubles pair of Jarzynka and Quiza. They pulled it out in the tiebreaker winning 9-8 (7).


FUS softball loses two

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville softball team dropped a doubleheader to visiting Penn State-Behrend Sunday, 16-0, and 22-3.

In the first inning of the second game, Mallori Linscomb doubled to bring home Ashley Ruttencutter and Rosemary Cassidy.

“We are a really positive team,” FUS head coach Jen Parker said. “It is hard to keep your spirits up when you are continually losing games, and I’m really proud of them for doing that.”

Weir to host Steelers game

WEIRTON – The Weir High Class of 2015 will host a basketball game with members of the Pittsburgh Steelers on April 25. All proceeds will benefit the Class of 2015 prom and senior dinner.

Tickets can be purchased from the activity director at the school, pre-ordered at the Millsop Center at or from any Class of 2015 student at Weir High.

Tickets are $7 pre-sale and $10 at the door.

Marlins to hold registration

WEIRTON – The Marlin Youth Swim Team will hold registration from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 16 at the Millsop Community Center.

MYST has been in existence since 2010, when it formerly functioned as the Millsop Marlin Swim Team through the center. The program is open for swimmers ages 5-19 and range from the inexperienced novice to the experienced high school swimmer.


FUS men’s LAX loses

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s lacrosse team dropped a 16-4 decision Friday against Southwestern Texas University at Harding Stadium.

“The guys were really solid today in their attitude,” head coach Pete Rosaschi said. “We played a really strong game especially in the first half. We were right in it and just have to cut down on our mistakes because that’s what cost us.”

Joe Francis scored twice and Luke Gilman once for FUS.

“Joe Francis, the sniper, is coming out of nowhere,” Rosaschi said. “We’re really happy to see that.

“Two things hurt us right now, our inexperience and lack of depth. When the other teams make adjustments our lack of experience comes out in our new players. We work well as a team but we can’t hide the inexperience forever.”

Barons goalkeeper Jonah Soucy finished with 22 saves.

“We just have to get a deeper bench and it’s going to take time, it’s just not going to happen in one year,” Rosaschi said. “This was a day St. Francis would be proud of as he said ‘Go build my church’ and we just have to take it one day at a time and work for the glory of God.”

The Barons host Baldwin Wallace University at 4 p.m. on Monday.

Archery shoot to be held

KNOXVILLE – The Toronto Rod and Gun Club will be hosting a 3-D archery shoot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.

All forms of archery equipment are acceptable. Food and beverages will be available at the clubhouse along with tickets for the club’s annual gun and meat bashes.

The club is located off SR 152 in Knoxville. For more details call the clubhouse at (740) 544-5515.

Tigers to hold registration

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Tigers football and cheering teams will hold registration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 and April 26 for those ages 6-13 at the Martin Luther King Center.

For information, contact Melvin Creech at (740) 792-0360.

Big Red boosters to meet

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school conference room.


Lady Baron LAX improves in loss

STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan University women’s lacrosse team fell 19-13 to St. Vincent College. Last year, the Bearcats topped the Barons, 24-4.

“That was the best I’ve seen our attack and the best I’ve seen our midfield transition all year,” head coach Maura Conant said. “What this gives us is the ability to see our progression as we go. I’m so proud of these girls.”

The team not only progressed from where it was last year but showed obvious improvements from the first half to the second half. After falling 10-5 in the first half, the Lady Baron’s goalie, freshman Savannah Ruhe, got into a zone, saving 16 second half shots.

Fairmont basketball tourney

FAIRMONT – The eighth annual East Fairmont High School Basketball Tournament will be held from May 9-11. Locations for the event include Fairmont High School, East Fairmont High School and Fairmont State University.

There is an entry fee of $225 per team before April 25. Early registration is encouraged. There were 100 participating teams a year ago and more than 100 teams were turned away.

Teams will be broken broken into division by grades. Teams are guaranteed four games.

For more information call Jack White at (304) 363-9233 or Tyler McCutchan at (304) 376-5465.

Steelers sign WR Heyward-Bey

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Steelers and free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey have agreed to terms on a 1-year contract.

Heyward-Bey caught 29 passes for 307 yards and a touchdown in 11 games last season with Indianapolis. He spent the first four seasons of his career in Oakland, catching 140 passes for 2,071 yards and 11 touchdowns in 56 games with the Raiders before being released last spring.

The 27-year-old Heyward-Bey gives the Steelers the deep threat they lacked last season after Mike Wallace left via free agency for Miami. Pittsburgh and former New Orleans wideout Lance Moore agreed to a two-year deal last month.

From staff and wire reports


Crusaders earn third win

STEUBENVILLE – The Steubenville Catholic Central baseball team jumped on visiting Beaver Local early, scoring nine runs in the first two innings, and cruised to a 10-0 victory in 4 innings Monday at Vaccaro Field.

Stone Romano and Chris Murphy singled twice for the Crusaders (3-0). Aleks Porreca and Tony Barber collected a single and double each.

Nick Ivkovich earned the mound victory. He allowed two hits and struck out four.

Central visits Monroe Central on Wednesday.

Catholic Central 10, Beaver Local 0

Beaver Local 000 00 – 0 2 3

Catholic Central 450 1x – 10 12 0

BEAVER LOCAL (1-2): Wilcox (LP, 0K, 1W), Jackson (2, 2K, 2W) and Boni; Beck D; Jackson S.

CATHOLIC CENTRAL (3-0): Ivkovich (WP, 4K, 2W) and Romano; Murphy 2S; T. Barber S, D; Colabella S; Romano 2S; Porreca S, D; Clark S; DiCarlantonio S; M. Barber S.

Bears stop Potters

NEW MANCHESTER – The Oak Glen baseball team defeated visiting East Liverpool, 5-3, Monday at the Field of Dreams Complex.

Zac Porter earned the win. He fanned seven and walked one. He also singled and had an RBI, as did Jakob Ford and Alex Swiger. Patrick Reardon singled for two RBIs and Kyle Woodruff doubled.

Oak Glen 5, East Liverpool 3

East Liverpool 101 101 0 – 3 9 0

Oak Glen 030 101 x – 5 6 1

EAST LIVERPOOL (0-2): Lane (LP 2K, 4BB), Mays (2K, 3BB) and Burson; Lane S, D; Dozier 2S, RBI; Reckenwald 2S.

OAK GLEN (1-2): Porter (WP 7K, 1BB), Woodruff (2K, 0BB) and Reardon; Reardon S, 2RBI; Woodruff D; Porter S, RBI; Ford S, RBI; Swiger S, RBI.

Bears sweep Knights

CHESTER – The Oak Glen boys and girls tennis teams defeated Wheeling Central Monday, 6-1 (girls) and 4-3 (boys).

In the girls match, four of the Golden Bears’ victories came via forfeit.

Oak Glen’s Haley Spurlock and Madison Juszczak blanked Joanna Capito and Maricris Pangiliana, 8-0. Juszczak beat Pengiliana, 8-0, and Capito downed Spurlock, 8-3.

The Bears won two of the three doubles matches in the boys event. Devon Flanigan and Eddie Krupa won by forfeit and Cullen Bennett and Evan Hall downed Giorgio Alexander and Josh Yancosek, 8-2.

In singles, Nate Bennett beat Alexander 8-3, and Hall topped Yancosek 8-0.

Wheeling Central’s wins were Jonathan Haley’s 8-2 count over Addison Sayre and Gus Schmidt’s 8-1 margin over Cullenn Bennet. Haley and Schmidt defeated Sayre and Nate Bennett, 8-3.

Nogay earns No. 25

WASHINGTON, Pa. – Weirton Madonna graduate Eddie Nogay faced the minimum through five innings and moved into a second-place tie for career pitching wins at Washington & Jefferson College after the Presidents defeated Grove City College 5-2 Monday in the first game of a PAC baseball doubleheader at Ross Memorial Park.

W&J completed the sweep with a 6-0 shutout in game two behind a two-hit shutout from Brian O’Neill. O’Neill came within two outs of tossing the first no-hitter in Presidents’ recent history.

Nogay fired his ninth career complete game to improve to 25-2 as a President. The 25 victories tie Dave Trushel (2012) for second place in W&J history, only one behind career victory leader Sam Mann (2007). Nogay limited the Wolverines (4-9, 2-2 PAC) to two unearned runs (both scored during sixth inning) on five hits, while striking out a pair. He issued one walk.

Chiefs cheering to hold sign-ups

STEUBENVILLE – The Indian Creek Chiefs cheerleaders will hold registration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 10 and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at Hibbitts Sporting Goods in Fort Steuben Mall.

The cost is $30 per child, an additional $15 for a second child and $10 for a third child. All fees are non-refundable. A copy of the child’s birth certificate is required.