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Creek girls put pieces together against Edison

MINGO JUNCTION — Early in the season, he Edison and Indian Creek girls soccer teams are trying to put the pieces together and figure out what they have for 2019. That process is going a bit faster for the Redskins, as they dominated the Wildcats, 7-0, Monday evening at the John Muth ...

Weir High returning lettermen

The Weir High returning lettermen are, from left, kneeling, Levi Hostuttler, Anthony DiMatteis, Ethan Cummins and Logan Walters; middle, Jordan Brueck, Gage Reiiter, Harry Ringer, Brodie McUmar, Sebastian Spencer and Drew Curtis; back Nick D’Amico, Zak Wypasek, Elijah Gillette, Isaiah ...

Harrison Central leads first round of Buckeye 8

CADIZ — Harrison Central took the lead in the Buckeye 8 Championship after the first round Monday at Cadiz Country Club. The Huskies shot a 348 to lead St. Clairsville (361) and Beaver Local (371). Other local schools competing were Buckeye Local, which sits tied for fourth with a 389, ...

Creek tops Buckeye Local

WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek volleyball team got its first win of the season Monday, sweeping Buckeye 8 Conference opponent Buckeye Local, 25-9, 25-8, 25-9. Sarah Mazzaferro had six aces, five kills and one dig. Taylor Jones had eight aces, two blocks, two kills, one dig and one assist. ...

Nationals pound Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Nationals are on a hot streak at the plate that defies explanation. “If anyone knew the answer to that, they could write a book and make millions of dollars,” Adam Eaton said. The onslaught continued Monday night when Asdrubal Cabrera hit the last of ...

Johnson dedicates rookie year to late coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson is dedicating his rookie season to Darryl Drake. Drake died a week ago and Johnson honored the Steelers’ former wide receivers coach with his first NFL touchdown reception in Pittsburgh’s second preseason game, a home ...

Browns hoping kickers straighten out

BEREA (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens isn’t quite ready to give his kickers the boot. Despite erratic performances — wide right, wide left, short, off the uprights — in training camp and exhibitions by incumbent Greg Joseph and rookie Austin Seibert, Kitchens said the team has no ...

BRIEFS

Big Red meet the team coming STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville High School will host football meet the team and a scrimmage against Youngstown East on Wednesday. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for students. Gates open at 4 p.m. No comp tickets will be accepted. Harding Middle School will ...

Cubs top Pirates in Little League Classic

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic. Nicholas Castellanos and Jason Heyward also connected as Chicago earned its second ...

Brooke Soccer Classic again a success

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Soccer Classic has continued to bring teams from around West Virginia and Ohio together for a full day of soccer. On Saturday, Brooke High School hosted the sixth-annual event where a total of 28 teams participated in a scrimmaged-filled day to prepare for the upcoming ...