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Redskins hope to extend win streak against Panthers

YORKVILLE — Head coach Andrew Connor has only lost to Buckeye Local twice in his 18 seasons at Indian Creek, with the latest defeat occurring in 2008. However, this Friday night could be different, as the Redskins and Panthers enter the contest 0-3. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and is Buckeye ...

Tests getting tougher for Golden Bears

NEW MANCHESTER — Oak Glen has faced two tough tests already this season and passed both with flying colors. Friday’s test looks to be the hardest yet for Ted Arneault’s Golden Bears. Coming off of big wins over fellow Class AA combatants, the 2-0 Golden Bears take on a Class AAA foe, ...

Madonna girls defeat Harrison Central, 3-1

WEIRTON — The Madonna and Harrison Central girls soccer teams combined to take 27 shots in their match. The Blue Dons netted the first two goals and added a late penalty kick to hold on and defeat the Huskies, 3-1, Wednesday evening at the J.C. Williams Soccer Complex. “It was an even ...

Sports briefs

VOLLEYBALL Big Red 3, Harrison Central 1 The Steubenville volleyball team bested Harrison Central, 15-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-20, on Wednesday. Anna Taylor paced Big Red with a dozen points, four aces, 13 kills, a block and seven digs. Emily Allen had seven points, three aces, four kills, 27 ...

Reds complete sweep of Pirates

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s Luis Castillo pitched a masterful seven innings, Shogo Akiyama drove in the game’s only run, and the Reds moved into a virtual tie for second place in the National League Central Division with a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday ...

Catholic Central claims OVAC golf title

WHEELING — There’s a new champion in town. After five straight team championship victories by Wheeling Central, it was Catholic Central emerging from the field to capture its first OVAC 1A/2A title since 2011 and its 11th overall on Tuesday at Oglebay’s Crispin Golf Course. Along with ...

Weir volleyball beats Madonna in city championship tune-up

WEIRTON — Many firsts occurred Tuesday evening in another chapter of the Weir High-Madonna volleyball rivalry. It was not for the city championship, but it was another tense and competitive affair that never disappoints. A pair of first-year head coaches got their first taste in the ...

Wheeling Park boys soccer team makes chances count, defeats Big Red

STEUBENVILLE — The game was even — except for the final score. The Big Red boys soccer team may have had possession for a little bit longer than Wheeling Park, but the Patriots netted more goals, en route to a 3-1 victory against Steubenville Tuesday eventing on Reno Field inside Harding ...

Sports briefs

BOYS SOCCER Brooke 4, Weir High 0 WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys soccer team shut down Weir High, 4-0, on Tuesday. Telmo Randazzo scored twice and had an assist for the Bruins (5-1-1). Hunter Adams and Liam Cronin tallied the other goals, while Eddie Marks had three assists. Andrew Coursin ...