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Golden Bears hoping to stay home

EW MANCHESTER — Oak Glen might have just finished the first 10-0 season in school history and have a Class AA playoff spot locked up, but that does not mean head coach Ted Arneault and company cannot get better. In fact, the Golden Bears are spending their Week 11 bye working on just that. ...

Brooke concludes season with home game vs. Preston

WELLSBURG — Brooke might not have a chance at the playoffs anymore, but the Bruins still have plenty to play for on Friday night, hosting Preston in the season finale. Preston (4-5) still has a chance to qualify for the Class AAA playoffs with a win, meaning the Bruins (2-7) can play ...

Everything on the line

WEIRTON — In the 49-year history of Weir High versus Brooke football games, it is likely that few had the importance of the 50th meeting that will be played Friday night at Jimmy Carey Stadium. It might come as a surprise to many, but both teams are eyeing slim chances of making it to ...

Big Red faces do-or-die situation

STEUBENVILLE — Big Red and Linsly will be looking to snap surprising two-game losing streaks when they collide Friday on Reno Field inside Harding Stadium. The kick for the first meeting between the schools since 1943 is set for 7 p.m. Big Red holds a 5-0-1 lead in its series with Linsly ...

Madonna must win to get in

WEIRTON — Reeling from two-straight losses, the Madonna Blue Dons go into the season finale Saturday facing a must-win situation in order to play an 11th game this season. The Conotton Valley Rockets invade Jimmy Carey Stadium with a 4-5 record, including two-straight wins. There will be ...