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Weir forces late tie with Big Red

STEUBENVILLE — Yogi Berra’s famous quote, “It ain’t over ’till it’s over,” has proven to be accurate during the course of many sporting events, and it was proven to be true once again Thursday inside Harding Stadium. Trailing the Steubenville boys soccer team in the waning ...

Creek seniors lead win over Weir High

WEIRTON — Sometimes when a team has to put young players into a varsity game sooner than anticipated, there is an adjustment period. For the Indian Creek volleyball team, the adjustment period was about half of the first set. After that, though, the Redskins meshed like it was the same ...

Redskins edge John Marshall, 3-2

GLEN DALE — When it comes to soccer, the first goal can change the course of the game. However, when a team goes up 2-0, it’s very difficult to squander a lead. Indian Creek experienced that against John Marshall Thursday night. The Redskins scored two goals in the final nine minutes of ...

East Liverpool tops Big Red in four

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Steubenville volleyball team lost in four sets at East Liverpool on Thursday, 25-18, 25-14, 15-27, 25-14. Anna Taylor had 12 kills, seven digs, three blocks and two aces. Sidney Snyder had 15 kills, four blocks, two digs and an ace. Leah Ferguson had 15 assists and ...

Won, won and won! Browns finally win

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns won. Baker Mayfield showed them how. The No. 1 overall pick replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor and sparked the Browns, who got two 1-yard touchdown runs from Carlos Hyde and beat the New York Jets 21-17 on Thursday ...

Stopping QB run key for WVU against Kansas State

MORGANTOWN — Even the least knowledgeable football fan knows that to stop Kansas State, one has to be able to stop the quarterback run. “Well, they block,” explained West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen when asked how team’s stop KSU’s quarterback run. “That’s the most ...

Antonio Brown says he’s upset because Steelers are losing

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The chorus of “The Storm Is Over” by gospel singer Kirk Franklin played as Antonio Brown approached his locker on Thursday, an intentionally apt choice by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker/DJ Vince Williams to address the latest bit of drama surrounding his superstar ...

BRIEFS

Clinic coming Sunday STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Basketball Coaches Association clinic is set for Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at Finnegan Fieldhouse on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville. The presenters will be Joe Wallace of Franciscan, Ben Howlett of West Liberty, ...

Barons get their coach

STEUBENVILLE — Mike Holmes felt like a kid again, opening a pack of baseball cards and finding his favorite player lodged in the middle. It’s a rare gem that doesn’t come around often. It is Rick Carver, who was introduced as Franciscan University of Steubenville’s new baseball coach ...

Toronto keeps Weir High searching for first victory

TORONTO — The Toronto volleyball team likes playing local teams. While being a member of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, the Red Knights do play some local matches, and Toronto faced off with Weir High on Wednesday inside the George J. Gunzler Memorial Gymnasium. The Red Riders won ...