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Harrison hosting a reunion CADIZ — Harrison Central High School will host a reunion of former Harrison County basketball league players and coaches at 6 p.m. on June 16 in the Performing Arts Center at the high school, which seats 872 in the state-of-the-art facility. A presentation by ...

The comeback of all comebacks

WEIRTON — Lucky Pulice and Dom Brncic had memorable senior nights they soon will not forget. Madonna rallied from a sixth-inning, eight-run deficit to stun Oak Glen, 11-10, in eight innings Thursday evening. Pulice came on in relief of Tyler Starvaggi, another senior, collected the win and ...

Weir High’s Donaldson earns 1st career win

WEIRTON — Weir High’s bats have awoken once again. The Weir softball team pounded out 14 hits and scored multiple runs in every inning, en route to defeating Wheeling Central, 16-1, in four innings Thursday at home. “It is nice when you are making good contact,” Weir (16-7) head coach ...

NCW returns to Follansbee Saturday

FOLLANSBEE — National Championship Wrestling is making its return to the Ohio Valley. After a successful first show March 27, NCW will be holding “No Guts No Glory” Saturday at the Blue Wave Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with a bell time of 7 p.m. All tickets cost ...

Tanev scores late, Penguins beat Islanders 5-4 in Game 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Each time the New York Islanders tried to get some momentum, the Pittsburgh Penguins had an answer. And now they have the lead in their first-round playoff series. Brandon Tanev scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:36 left and the Penguins beat the Islanders 5-4 in Game ...

Newman, Frazier push Pirates past Braves 6-4 in 10 innings

ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Newman hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning, Adam Frazier had four hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday night. With the score 4-all and Ben Gamel starting the 10th on second base under the pandemic extra-innings rule, Frazier ...