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Madonna unable to catch up with Clarksburg ND

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WEIRTON — Clarksburg Notre Dame raced out to an early lead and was never headed as it got a revenge win over Madonna Wednesday night, 51-28, on the JoAnna Bernabei-McNamee Court inside the Bill Barrett Gymnasium. For the third straight game, the Blue Dons hurt themselves with unforced ...

Brooke girls have no answer for Wheeling Park

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WELLSBURG — In back-to-back nights, Wheeling Park stood toe-to-toe with top-ranked teams in the state. After holding Class AA’s fifth-ranked Sissonville to a season-low 32 points on Tuesday, the Patriots went on the road and dominated Class AAA’s ninth-ranked Brooke in a 72-39 victory ...

No. 15 WVU falls hard

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AMES, Iowa — West Virginia’s losing skid keeps getting bigger, and coach Bob Huggins isn’t quite sure what to do about it. Donovan Jackson scored 25 points, Lindell Wigginton added 22 and Iowa State, on the strength of 62 percent shooting, rolled past 15th-ranked West Virginia 93-77 on ...

Pitt loses 10th straight

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes showed they can win without star guard Bruce Brown Jr. — at least against woeful Pittsburgh. And if they have Lonnie Walker IV. The freshman guard scored 16 points Wednesday, and Miami regrouped after blowing a 13-point second-half lead to ...

Cavs hold off Heat

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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 24 points, Jae Crowder made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:21 left and the Cleveland Cavaliers began a long stretch without injured All-Star Kevin Love by holding off the Miami Heat 91-89 on Wednesday night. The Cavs rebounded from a troubling loss at ...

BRIEFS

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Lifeguarding class available WELLSBURG — A lifeguarding class will begin at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Brooke High School. Cost of the class is $200. For information or to sign up, call the athletic office at (304) 527-1410 ext. 3369. Youth shootout coming in March RAYLAND — Buckeye Local ...

Big Red executes plan, dominates Redskins by 20

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WINTERSVILLE — Steubenville turned up the defensive heat early Tuesday in rolling to a 69-49 victory over Indian Creek before a standing-room-only crowd. Mike Haney’s squad, now 9-5, sprinted out to an 8-0 lead (Josh Zimmerman and Calvin Bickerstaff had four each) and never looked back. ...

Girls OVAC tournament ready to go

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BELLAIRE — The path to an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball championship is officially set. The pairings for the 11th- annual Wheeling Hospital OVAC Girls Basketball Championship, which opens Monday at the higher seeds’ gymnasiums, were officially set Tuesday morning at the ...