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Brooke’s Ryan Bilby medalist as Park wins 5A golf title

WHEELING — Winning back-to-back championships is never easy, especially after losing an all-state golfer to graduation. If there were any doubts that Wheeling Park could achieve that goal, they were put to rest on Thursday. The Patriots captured their second straight OVAC 5A title with a ...

Linsly edges Big Red boys 1-0

WHEELING — When two solid soccer teams face each other, it is imperative to be able to capitalize on second- chance opportunities because they will not come around all too often. The Linsly and Steubenville boys soccer teams experienced that Thursday evening at the East Wheeling Complex. ...

Toronto second in EOAC

SALEM — The Toronto golf team finished second in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference golf tournament Thursday at Salem Hills Golf and Country Club. Columbiana won the league title for a second straight season. Columbiana’s winning score was a 322, led by medalist Seth Ross’ 77. ...

Big Red girls top Harrison Central

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville girls soccer team defeated Harrison Central 3-0 on Thursday at Harding Stadium. Libby Saccoccia, Mikayla Brancazio and Mary Marshall scored for Big Red. Zoe Nocera made four saves in goal for Steubenville. Harrison Central goalkeeper Britton Positano ...

Madonna sweeps Bellaire St. John’s

WEIRTON — The Madonna volleyball team swept Bellaire St. John’s on Thursday, 25-13, 25-17 and 25-20. Andy Alimario had eight digs, five kills and an ace for the Blue Dons. Jaedyn Kush had 15 digs and six aces. Addie Backel had seven digs and an ace. Michaela Battista had 10 digs and ...

WVU players chime in on cancellation

MORGANTOWN — It was the players’ turn to take on questions from the Mountain State’s media following head coach Dana Holgorsen and coordinators Tony Gibson and Jake Spavital. Unsurprisingly, their answers were very much like the men who coach them day to day. “I actually just found ...

Dalton throws 4 TD passes, Bengals beat Ravens 34-23

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton threw four touchdown passes in the first half — three to A.J. Green — against a defense that has bedeviled him throughout his career, and the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 34-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night. Dalton knocked the ...

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Charleston rallies by West Liberty CHARLESTON — The West Liberty University football team saw a second-half lead slip away here Thursday night as unbeaten Charleston came from behind to pull out a 24-10 victory in the Mountain East Conference Game of the Week at UC Stadium. Coach Roger ...

Crusaders win sixth straight match

STEUBENVILLE — Veteran Catholic Central volleyball coach Sherri Barber wanted her group to come together and play as team this season, and so far it is. The Crusaders (7-3) got contributions from everyone, en route to a sixth consecutive victory Wednesday night inside the Mickey Barber ...

Weir girls get back-to-back wins over rivals

STEUBENVILLE — The Weir High girls soccer team capitalized on its opportunities, while Catholic Central did not convert on its chances. The Crusaders took the first two shots in the game, but the Red Riders rebounded and took 17 of the next 19, resulting in six goals as Weir went on to ...