On to Ashland

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Johnny Agresta, a standout linebacker for Big Red, is heading to Ashland University to play football and pursue a degree in business administration. Agresta is shown flanked by his parents Jennifer and Greg. Standing are Big Red athletic director Lynn Meyer, coach Reno Saccoccia and assistant ...


Walsh bound

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Alijah Demitras, a standout lineman for Big Red, has decided to continue his career at Walsh University, located in North Canton. He is pictured alongside his mother Shanley and father Anthony. Shown standing are Big Red assistant coach JoJo Saccoccia, head coach Reno Saccoccia, brother Alzek, ...


New Cardinal

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Big Red’s Zach Ekey will be a member of the first Wheeling Jesuit football team. Ekey signed with the Cardinals Wednesday. He is shown with stepmother Jamie Ekey, brother Jackson and mother Jennifer Ekey. Standing are assistant coach JoJo Saccoccia, Big Red athletic director Lynn Meyer, John ...


Joining Jesuit

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Toronto's Jake Keenan — a pre-season All-State selection, tri-county first-team selection, OVAC All-Star and Big 22 selection — signed his letter of intent to continue his football and academic careers with the new Wheeling Jesuit University football program on Wednesday at Toronto High ...


Inaugural Cardinal

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Madonna High School's Chayce Lemley signed to continue his academic and athletic careers with Wheeling Jesuit University's new football program on Wednesday. Pictured with Lemley in the front row, left to right, are grandfather Ron Stewart, parents Troy and Lorie Lemley and grandmother Cecilia ...


Off to Wheeling

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Madonna High School's Ryan Ekey signed his letter of intent to continue his football and academic careers at Wheeling Jesuit University on Wednesday, joining teammate Chayce Lemley and several other area players with the school's newly founded football program. Pictured with Ekey in the front ...

Buckeyes clean up with No. 2 ranked class

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(AP) — Georgia was not about to blow this lead. The Bulldogs, who let a 13-0 halftime advantage get away in a national championship game loss to Alabama, finished their 2018 recruiting class with a flourish and laid claim to the No. 1 ranking on national signing day. Georgia loaded up in ...

WVU brothers one of signing day highlights in Big 12

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(AP) — Things lined up nicely for coach Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorns to have one of the top signing classes in the nation, not just the best in the Big 12 Conference. After a winning record on the field in Herman’s first season, the Longhorns also made significant strides with his ...

LETTING IT GO — Weir High’s Sebastian Spencer attempts to hit a 3-pointer during the first quarter of Tuesday’s game with Edison at the Carl R. Hamill Field Hous. (Photo by Andrew Grimm)

Weir High boys come back to sweep Edison

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WEIRTON — Down 10 after a sloppy first half, Weir High coach Mike Granato said he challenged his charges at the halftime break and it paid off as his Red Riders came from behind to win a thriller over Edison, 66-60, Tuesday night on the Ron “Fritz” Williams Court inside the Carl R. Hamill ...

LOOKING FOR OPTIONS — Catholic Central’s A.J. Connor looks for options during Tuesday’s game at St. Clairsville. (Photo by Rick Thorp)

Red Devils defense too much for CCHS boys

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — It was St. Clairsville’s offense that shot it out of the chute successfully Tuesday night. But it was the Red Devils’ defense that endured for 32 minutes. St. Clairsville held Steubenville Catholic to single-digit points in the first and third quarters and that, along ...