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Madonna cruises to win, will face Weir next

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WELLSBURG — The Madonna girls soccer team had a reversal of fortunate against Tyler Consolidated. The Blue Dons have been getting off to slow start this season, resulting in them from having to play from behind. However, that was not the case against the Silver Knights. Madonna, the No. 3 ...

Ferguson’s four goals lift Brooke in Class AAA semifinal

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WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys soccer team kept its foot on the gas. Brooke, the No. 2 seed, led for the majority of the game against third-seeded John Marshall, as the Bruins defeated the Monarchs, 8-2, in a Class AAA Region 1, Section 1 semifinal Tuesday night on Paul “Bud” Billiard ...

Huberdeau leads Panthers to home win over Penguins

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SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers are starting to heat up. Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist to lift the Panthers to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. The Panthers are on a six-game points streak, and four of their past five have gone past ...

Beilein leaves college to teach young Cavs

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CLEVELAND — John Beilein stood at midcourt with his arms folded and watched as the Cavaliers pushed through practice drills that the former Michigan coach developed and perfected during 37 years at the college level. With each bounce of the ball, every pass and shot, Beilein’s head bobbed ...

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros in Game 1 of World Series, 5-4

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HOUSTON (AP) — Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals quickly derailed the Cole Express. A 20-year-old prodigy with a passion for the big moment, Soto homered onto the train tracks high above the left field wall and hit a two-run double as the Nationals tagged Gerrit Cole and the Houston ...

Oak Glen boys regain confidence in sectional win

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NEW MANCHESTER — Coming off a tough end to the regular season, Oak Glen boys soccer coach Jaison Polly knew his team would need to bounce back in a hurry with the sectional tournament starting. His No. 3 seed Golden Bears did just that, winning the West Virginia Class A/AA sectional opener, ...

Zervos scores two, John Marshall eliminates Brooke

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MOUNDSVILLE — It was just another day at the office for Zara Zervos. The John Marshall junior used her speed to her advantage and tallied two goals en route to a 2-0 victory over Brooke during a West Virginia Class AAA Region 1, Sectional 1 semifinal matchup Monday evening at Monarch ...

Browns RB Hunt practices while still serving NFL suspension

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BEREA (AP) — Kareem Hunt ran back to the Browns sooner than expected. The suspended star returned to the team and practiced Monday after serving only six games of an eight-game NFL suspension for two violent off-field altercations that threatened to end his playing career. Hunt has been ...

BRIEFS

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Big Red tickets on sale STEUBENVILLE — Tickets for Big Red’s game at Columbus DeSales on Friday are on sale in the Steubenville High School ticket office. Tickets are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday. ...