Local Sports

No. 10 Wheeling Park reigns supreme over Brooke

WELLSBURG — After a slow first half of basketball, Wheeling Park, the 10th- ranked boys basketball team in West Virginia, got its offense going better and cruised to a 56-36 win over Brooke Tuesday night inside the Brooke Wellness Center. The Bruins (5-9), who now have lost four of their ...

BRIEFS

Youth shootout coming in March RAYLAND — Buckeye Local High School is hosting a youth shootout from 10-11. Entry fee is $100. Pre-registration is due by March 5. Each team will play a minimum of three games. For information, contact Chris Heaton at (740) 359-8560 or Neil McCormick at ...

Benching Wahoo step in right direction?

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland native Josh Hunt is not a fan of baseball. But he’s showed up at Progressive Field where the Indians play for the past couple of years to protest the team name and its mascot, Chief Wahoo — confronted with fans in headdresses and face paint, some playing small ...

Malkin’s hat-trick lifts Pens to win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin got his 12th career hat trick and Bryan Rust scored two goals as the surging Pittsburgh Penguins rallied for a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. Malkin’s 24th goal of the season late in the second period tied it. His 25th early in the ...

Fast start helps Ohio State roll over Indiana

COLUMBUS (AP) — After starting slow at times this season, No. 17 Ohio State didn’t waste time jumping all over Indiana on Tuesday night. Indiana’s Zach McRoberts hit two quick shots, one of them a 3-pointer, in the first 1:14 to put the Hoosiers up by one, but Ohio State reeled off a ...

Crusaders clinch OVAC spot by dominating Edison, 69-28

STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central’s girls basketball team clinched a second consecutive OVAC Class 2A final four berth with Monday’s 69-28 Senior Night victory over Edison. The Crusaders, now 15-3, led the conference standings heading into the contest. They could potentially host River in ...

Defense leads Creek girls past Weir High

WINTERSVILLE — Defense has been the calling card of the Indian Creek girls’ basketball team all season. The Redskins once again got it done on the defensive end Monday night, as Indian Creek led wire to wire against Weir en route to a 51-35 victory on senior night at home. “I thought ...

Madonna girls pull away from young Golden Bears

NEW MANCHESTER — The Madonna girls basketball team went on a big run from the middle of the second quarter through the first three minutes of the third and cruised from there for a 51-31 win Monday that probably will seal the No. 4 seed in the upcoming OVAC tournament. The homestanding ...

Briefs

CCHS accepting HOF nominations STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Catholic Central Athletic Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2018 class. Applications can be picked up in the CCHS main office, must be completed in detail and are due no later than Feb. 9. The inductees will be ...

Pacific Division claims NHL all-star victory

TAMPA, Fla. — Vancouver’s Brock Boeser was more than happy to just be at the NHL All-Star game, mingling with some of the high-profile players he grew up admiring. Leaving Amalie Arena as the first rookie to take MVP honors since Mario Lemieux in 1985 on Sunday far exceeded anything he ...