Wellsburg gets its bats going against Post 3

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WELLSBURG — After struggling at the plate recently, Wellsburg Post 34 decided to change up its pre-game routine prior to Wednesday’s home game against Moundsville Post 3. The change worked, as Post 34 pounded out 12 hits in a 14-7 win at Brooke High School in a game that ended just in the ...

University staff to lead W.Va. OVAC All-Stars

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With the players set for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, which will be held on July 23 at Wheeling Island Stadium, West Virginia head coach John Kelley has finalized his coaching staff. Basically, his entire University High School coaching staff will join him for the ...

Post 33 drops a wild one at St. Clairsville

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — For the third time this summer, St. Clairsville has defeated Jefferson County Teramana in American Legion baseball action. However, neither of the first two were as whacky as Wednesday nightás encounter on the Memorial Park diamond. After trailing 3-0, 8-4 and 10-9 ...

Judge, Hicks hit slams, Yanks blast Bucs

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a grand slam for his major league-leading 30th home run and the New York Yankees routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 16-0 on Wednesday night to split their two-game interleague series. Luis Severino pitched six dominant innings and Aaron Hicks also had a grand ...

Browns finally trade Baker Mayfield

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield’s wild four-year ride in Cleveland is over. The No. 1 overall pick in 2018, Mayfield was traded Wednesday by the Browns, who moved on from the divisive quarterback months ago and finally sent him to the Carolina Panthers for a future draft pick. Mayfield, ...

Pirates spoil Taillon’s return to PNC Park

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Mazeroski threw out the first pitch. David Bednar froze one of the most feared hitters in baseball with the last. In between, the Pittsburgh Pirates offered a fleeting glimpse of what they’re trying to build, one that came at the expense of an old friend and briefly ...