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Murray edges Tagovailoa for Heisman

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyler Murray replaced a Heisman Trophy winner by becoming a Heisman Trophy winner. The Oklahoma quarterback won college football’s most prestigious individual award Saturday night, edging Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and setting up a College Football Playoff matchup of ...

Big Red dominates city rival

STEUBENVILLE — For roughly 10 minutes of Friday’s game inside a packed Mickey Barber Gymnasium, Catholic Central gave Big Red all it could handle. Then, the walls came tumbling down. Thanks a Ryan Rauch triple, Big Red led by eight points after the opening eight minutes. The Crusaders, ...

Redskins control Weir High from beginning to end

WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek boys basketball team opened up a big early lead and never trailed, holding off Weir High late for a 66-60 win Friday night. “Anytime Indian Creek and Weir play, it’s always a close game,” Indian Creek coach Joe Dunlevy said. “Give credit to (Weir ...

Oak Glen squeaks by Toronto

TORONTO — Basketball games are four quarters long, and the Oak Glen girls basketball team is thankful for that fact. Toronto outscored Oak Glen in each of the first three quarters, but the Golden Bears outscored the Red Knights by 14 points in the fourth to rally for a 62-60 victory Friday ...

Brooke boys fall to St. Clairsville

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — It’s difficult to imagine that even Ryan Clifford ever envisioned his first game as the head coach of the St. Clairsville Red Devils going quite this well. It doesn’t matter the aspect of the game in which Clifford examined. His team was far superior than Brooke and ...

Terrell, Trey Edmunds ready for family reunion

PITTSBURGH — Ferrell and Felecia Edmunds didn’t make things overly complicated for their sons Trey, Terrell and Tremaine growing up. The rules of the house were pretty simple. Especially the first two: finish everything and try your best to win. Easy to remember if not always easy to ...

Cavs get Dellavedova, first-round pick in trade

CLEVELAND (AP) — Another popular Cavaliers player is coming “home.” LeBron’s gone. Delly’s back. The Cavaliers have agreed to a trade with Milwaukee that will return fan favorite Matthew Dellavedova to Cleveland along with forward John Henson and a pair of draft picks in 2021. The ...

Former Pirates, Indians prospects die in car crash

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday. The 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo died late Thursday when their SUV crashed as it tried to ...

Big Red grabs first win over Weir High

STEUBENVILLE — Big Red girls basketball coach Jeff Lombardo was concerned that his team had trouble finishing in its first two games of the season, both ending in defeat. Thursday night, however, his club out-scored Weir High by five points in the fourth quarter and pocketed its first win of ...

Indian Creek runs past East Liverpool

WINTERSVILLE — Forcing turnovers and scoring in transition has been the recipe for success so far this season for the Indian Creek girls’ basketball team. Indian Creek scored the first 17 points of the game against East Liverpool Thursday night, and the Redskins never looked back, en route ...