Local Sports

LeBron-less Cavaliers starting anew with Love as focal point

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love wore a pair of LeBron James’ signature sneakers on media day. It’s the last time he’ll try to fill them. Four years after aligning with James and Kyrie Irving to form a Big Three of stars that ended Cleveland’s five-decades-long championship drought by ...

Briefs

Big Red Boosters meeting Tuesday STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. All are welcome and memberships are available. Concussion event coming STEUBENVILLE — The Josh Merriman Foundation will host a concussion ...

Pepe reaches milestone against his former team

WELLSBURG — In the past week, Brooke boys soccer coach Joe Pepe has been checking off boxes for goals accomplished. His Bruins helped him check off two more on Tuesday night at the Brooke Soccer Field, defeating Weir High 3-1. The win is the 300th of Pepe’s coaching career, and that ...

Oak Glen wins, earns its shot at OVAC redemption

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Oak Glen volleyball team has mowed through most of the teams on its schedule this season. Saturday, the Golden Bears will get a second chance at one of the only squads to slow them down. Powered by 13 kills from Hannah Rogers, second-seeded Oak Glen dispatched ...

Big Red ties East Liverpool, 1-1

STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red boys soccer team tied East Liverpool Tuesday evening at Harding Stadium, 1-1. Weir High 7, Harrison Central 3 CADIZ — The Weir High girls soccer team defeated Harrison Central 7-3 on Tuesday night. Julia Gianni scored three times for the Red Riders, Nina ...

Murray to miss time

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is out indefinitely with a concussion. Coach Mike Sullivan said Murray suffered the concussion during practice Monday and reported potential symptoms to the training staff immediately afterward. Sullivan did not offer specifics on ...

Coach: Protect Grier

MORGANTOWN — After last year’s devastating hand injury while attempting to score against the University of Texas — in a game eventually won by the Longhorns by a 28-14 margin — redshirt senior quarterback Will Grier has been hesitant to run with football. Mountaineer coaches and fans ...

BRIEFS

Concussion event coming STEUBENVILLE — The Josh Merriman Foundation will host a concussion awareness even at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Eastern Gateway Community College’s Founders Hall. The event is hosted by concussion advocacy specialist Thomas Graham. The event is open to the public. ...

Macek, Madonna shut out Brooke

WELLSBURG — Goalkeeper Abigale Macek was the star of the match for the Madonna girls soccer team. Macek made 12 saves — several of them big — keeping Brooke off the scoreboard before the Blue Dons broke through for a goal in each half and blanking the Bruins, 2-0, Monday evening on the ...

COLUMN: Indians’ window closing

Well, the worst postseason run in Cleveland Indians history concluded like it should have. The Tribe fell to the Houston Astros, 11-3, on Monday after leading 2-1 going into the seventh inning. For the first time since the 1954 World Series, the Indians were swept in a playoff round. The ...