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Grier ruled eligible for upcoming season

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West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7) throws a pass during the first half of a spring game on April 15. in Morgantown. The NCAA has cleared transfer quarterback Will Grier to play at West Virginia at the start of the season. West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen confirmed Grier's eligibility Tuesday.

O’s bounce back two times to defeat Indians

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BALTIMORE — Manny Machado went 4 for 4, homered twice and drove in four runs to help the Baltimore Orioles beat Cleveland 6-5 on Tuesday night and end the Indians’ six-game winning streak. After the Orioles rallied from a 5-2 deficit to pull even, Machado doubled off Bryan Shaw (1-2) in ...

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Elks offer Pirates trip WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Elks Lodge is offering tickets and transportation to the July 1 Pirates-Giants game at PNC Park. Tickets are $75 for adults and $65 for youth under 21 for seats in Section 131. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A ...

Justin Steave

The Hawk is ready to rumble

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PITTSBURGH — Weirton’s Justin “The Hawk” Steave will put his unbeaten record on the line Saturday when he steps into the ring at the Rivers Casino. Steave, 6-0 with four wins coming via knockout, will be part of Rivers Rumble VI, presented by Rivers Casino in association with Made Men ...

McCutchen, Cole quiets Brewers

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MILWAUKEE — Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Monday night. Travis Shaw’s leadoff homer in the second put the Brewers ahead 1-0 and set a franchise mark with the Brewers scoring their ...

Indians, Kluber blank Orioles

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter for his fifth career shutout, Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana homered and the Cleveland Indians overpowered the Baltimore Orioles 12-0 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight victory. Santana and Austin Jackson had three RBIs ...

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Fred Bell tournament set STEUBENVILLE — The fourth-annual Fred Bell Memorial Golf Tournament and Steak Fry will be held Saturday at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course. The four-man scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost is $70 person and includes a gift bag, lunch, ...

TAKING A BREAK — Liz Repella takes a break from Saturday’s Camp for Cynthia at Catholic Central High School to share a moment with her dad, Gary, who will be inducted into the OVAC Hall of Fame on Aug. 19. 
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Repella making positive impact on young players

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STEUBENVILLE — Liz Repella is a winner. Be it in the game of basketball or the game of life, the 2007 Steubenville High valedictorian is a winner. The former Big Red and WVU basketball great is also big on giving back. She wants to make a difference, impacting positively the lives of ...

Post 33 ends trip with win

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MOCKSVILLE, N.C. — Gino Pierro and Ryan Bernard led an 18-hit attack to help Steubenville American Legion Post 33 to a 13-5 win over Mocksville Sunday. Bernard had a double and three RBIs and Pierro added four singles and an RBI as Post 33 completed its North Carolina trip. Michael Pierro ...