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Toronto’s season ends on walk-off

MINERVA — The Toronto softball team’s season came to an end Tuesday evening with a 4-3 loss to Strasburg in a Division IV, East District semifinal at Minerva. The No. 2 seed Red Knights, took a 3-2 lead in the top of the seventh. Autumn Daniels led off the inning with a single, then ...

Edison baseball falls

MINERVA — The Edison baseball team ended its season with a 3-0 defeat to Hiland in a Div. III district semifinal contest on Tuesday in Minerva. Tyler Haught started and took the loss for Edison. Dalton Cresap, Ryan Higgs, Haught, Andrew Kinney and George Ash all recored one hit for the ...

Pirates roll to win over White Sox behind Williams

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Williams had a better outing against the struggling Chicago White Sox this time while facing them for the second straight start. Williams scattered six hits and struck out six without a walk in seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the White Sox 7-0 Tuesday ...

Celtics survive 42 points from LeBron, grab 2-0 series lead

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics punched the Cavaliers first and never looked back in rolling to a Game 1 rout. LeBron James took a literal shot to the jaw in Game 2 but kept right on scoring. So did the Celtics. Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Boston withstood a 42-point night by James to ...

Godfather of Ohio Valley football wins fourth OVAC Coach of the Year award

WHEELING — He is the Godfather of Ohio Valley football. Reno Saccoccia also is the latest recipient of the OVAC/Bill Van Horne Coach of the Year award. The venerable grid guru received that prestigious honor at Monday night’s OVAC Banquet of Champions at WesBanco Arena. It marks the ...

Catholic Central dedicates track and field to late teacher

Steubenville Catholic Central’s track and field facilities have been dedicated as the Robert L. Copeland Memorial Track Complex. Copeland, the son of Jeff and Debbie Copeland, coached the Crusader track program from 2010-2014. In 2011, he guided the Crusader girls to a Division III Ohio ...

Rine Karate Studio hosts spring black belt test

Rine Karate Studio, located at 3936 Kings Creek Road in Weirton, hosted the United Fighting Arts Federation Region 11 spring black belst test on April 20. To achieve a black belt in the Chuck Norris System, students must demonstrate their skills before a regional board of United Fighting Arts ...

Lineup change a possibility as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

BOSTON — Put Kevin Love’s name atop the list of the Cavaliers that walked out of Cleveland’s 25-point Eastern Conference finals Game 1 loss to Boston a little staggered, but with an unbowed head. The reason: He’s got a teammate by the name of LeBron James that’s had a way of ...

Tribe’s bullpen struggles continue to rise after brutal defeat in Detroit

DETROIT — Niko Goodrum homered twice and drove in five runs, and the injury-plagued Detroit Tigers beat Carlos Carrasco and the Cleveland Indians 6-3 on Monday night. Goodrum hit a two-run shot in the fourth inning and a three-run homer in the eighth, and for the second straight day, the ...

BRIEFS

OG hosting mandatory meeting NEW CUMBERLAND — The Oak Glen Touchdown Club will have a mandatory parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the multi-purpose room. The meeting will outline the upcoming football season, this summer’s activities and ways parents can defray sports costs. ...