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Oak Glen volleyball takes care of Creek

WINTERSVILLE — The Oak Glen volleyball team defeated Indian Creek on the road Wednesday in four sets, 26-24, 25-9, 24-26, 25-12. Hannah Rogers had 16 kills, three blocks and five digs for the Golden Bears. Jaedyn Hissam had 38 assists, four kills and two blocks. McKayla Goodlin had 12 ...

Darnold can show Browns what they’re missing tonight

CLEVELAND — Sam Darnold once thought he’d be wearing an orange helmet just a few shades brighter than his hair color. But the former USC star wasn’t precisely what the Browns were looking for in a franchise quarterback in the NFL draft. Darnold checked most of the boxes, but not all of ...

Steelers enduring another bumpy patch

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree just smiled earlier this month when asked what would happen if the “Hard Knocks” cameras decided to spend a month embedded with the team during training camp. “We’re too real for TV,” Dupree said with a grin. Dupree ...

Pirates complete sweep

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Archer came to Pittsburgh with much fanfare when he was acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays on July 31. Then he went 1-3 in his first eight starts with the Pirates. It’s almost certainly too late for the Pirates to make a playoff push this season, but on Wednesday ...

Virden’s hat trick lifts Madonna over CCHS

STEUBENVILLE — The Madonna girls soccer team set the tone early in its match against Catholic Central. The Blue Dons scored an early goal and did not look back en route to a 5-0 victory over the rival Crusaders Tuesday at the Tony Recinella Soccer Field. “We were much more aggressive ...

Brooke wins second-straight contest over an arch rival

WEIRTON — Brooke volleyball coach Lori Lynn Jackson knew this week was an important one for her Bruins. So far, so good. The Bruins picked up a second win over a rival in as many nights, sweeping past Weir High, 25-16, 25-14, 25-8, Tuesday night on the Ron “Fritz” Williams Court ...

Big Red girls win 8th game

From staff reports GLEN DALE — The Steubenville girls soccer team defeated John Marshall, 3-2, on Tuesday. Mary Marshall, Chloe Petrelle and Libby Saccoccia each scored once for Big Red (8-2). Anastasia Crisante and Jadyn Bennett each tallied one assist. Zoe Nocera made two saves in goal, ...

Barnesville volleyball sweeps HC

BARNESVILLE — After dropping its first match of the season Monday night, Barnesville head volleyball coach Nikki McEndree posed the following question to her team — “How are you going to respond?” It didn’t take McEndree long to get her answer Tuesday night, as her Shamrocks came ...

West Virginia must slow down Kansas State’s quarterbacks

MORGANTOWN — Even the least knowledgeable football fan knows that ‘to stop Kansas State, you have to be able to stop the quarterback run’. “Well, they block,” said West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen when asked how teams stop KSU’s quarterback run. “The most important aspect ...

Steelers plan to talk to Brown about social media usage

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin doesn’t like talking about the way his players use social media. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach would prefer to stick to football. Antonio Brown, however, isn’t giving his boss much choice. Tomlin said he plans to speak to the All-Pro wide receiver ...