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Oak Glen boys play to a tie GLEN DALE — The Oak Glen and John Marshall boys soccer teams tied, 2-2, on Monday. Dan Dwoskin and Gage Bailey scored for the Golden Bears (6-7-4). Lucas Harris and Seth Mozingo scored for Oak Glen. Jacob Clark made nine saves in goal. For John Marshall, ...

Big scoring plays were vital in Week 7

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The area’s four Week 7 winners all had one thing in common — they scored touchdowns via big plays. Big Red had five scores of 40 yards or longer in its 56-39 victory at New Philadelphia. Junior tailback Tayveon Crawford, who finished with 307 rushing yards, had scoring runs of 75 and 46 ...

Brooke HOF set to add four

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WELLSBURG — Brooke High School Principal Timothy Pannett has announced the induction of four individuals into the Brooke High School Athletic Hall of Fame. They include Anthony Paesano, Paul “Bud” Billiard, Jack Shaffer, and Don Koscevic. This is the 30th-annual Athletic Hall of Fame ...

Brown, Steelers roll past Falcons

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger let the ball go before Antonio Brown broke out of his route and turned toward the pylon. It was throw that required anticipation and trust, the kind the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and All-Pro wide receiver have connected on countless times during ...

Browns edge Ravens 12-9 in overtime

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Once Baker Mayfield summoned the courage, the rookie quarterback looked in time to see Greg Joseph’s low, line-drive kick somehow go through the uprights. Mayfield’s mouth opened in disbelief. The Browns won again. And in this unpredictable NFL season, Cleveland’s ...

Holgorsen reaches milestone

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MORGANTOWN – Lost in all the hoopla of No. 9 West Virginia’s (5-0, 3-0 Big 12) 38-22 victory over Kansas University – which included junior defensive end Reese Donahue’s wedding proposal — was that eighth-year head coach Dana Holgorsen tied Art “Pappy” Lewis (1950-59) for ...

Elliott wins Dover to lock into next round

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chase Elliott had been burdened by lofty expectations that come as the son of a Hall of Fame driver and the replacement of a four-time NASCAR champion. As the close calls and frustrating finishes mounted, and wins eluded him, the 22-year-old Elliott could feel the ...

UFC champ could face fine, suspension for brawl

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Khabib Nurmagomedov was the calm, glowering foil to Conor McGregor’s antics for six months while the loquacious Irishman built a frenzy of hype around their UFC lightweight title fight. When Nurmagomedov forced the biggest star in mixed martial arts to tap out Saturday ...

Big Red ran all over New Philadelphia

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NEW PHILADELPHIA — Playing in a stadium named for Woody Hayes, it seemed appropriate for Steubenville to ride its ground game to victory. Big Red rushed for an eye-popping 591 yards and seven touchdowns Friday in out-lasting New Philadelphia, 56-39, inside a jam-packed Woody Hayes Quaker ...

Wheeling Central exposed the Crusaders

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STEUBENVILLE — Down 17-0 at the half against unbeaten Wheeling Central, Catholic Central coach Steve Daley knew some second half changes were needed. So, when the Crusaders went to the locker room at the break, the veteran coach and his staff mapped out a different game plan and, but for a ...