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Redskins stay perfect, defeat Buckeye 8 foe Panthers, 71-16

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WINTERSVILLE — Despite an undefeated record and being up to the task against every challenge it has faced so far, the Indian Creek girls basketball team is still working to improve. Thursday night, the Redskins implemented some different defensive looks, as the focus on perfecting their ...

Bears, Hall impress on first day of OVAC tourney

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WHEELING — After one day and one round of wrestling at the OVAC Ron Mauck Wrestling Tournament, all top seeds did what they were predicted to do Thursday and opened the 67th-annual tournament with wins inside WesBanco Arena. Big Red boasted three of the top seeds as Ethan Pappas (160), ...

Red Riders run past Bruins, 59-45

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WEIRTON — The Weir High girls were coasting along with a solid 27-point lead with a little less than three minutes left in the third quarter Thursday when, suddenly, Brooke caught fire. Coach Amy Serevicz’s club got to within seven points in the fourth quarter before bowing out, ...

Beavers best Wildcats

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CALCUTTA — The Edison girls basketball team fell to Beaver Local, 66-31, on Thursday. Alysea Fiedorczyk led the Wildcats with eight points. Mikayla Petrisko and Savanna Ankrom had five points apiece. Beaver Local’s Jenna Riccardo netted a game-high 20 points. Edison hosts Conotton ...

Weir High bowls to another victory

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WEIRTON — The Weir High bowling team defeated Wheeling Central, 2,249-1,302, on Thursday. Wayne Zabotoczny bowled a 247 game for the Red Riders (13-1). Thomas Babinchak had a 221 game, while Evan Baldauf had a 207. Weir High hosts St. Clairsville on Thursday.

Key 3-pointers lead Central past improving Toronto

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TORONTO — Catholic Central used a second quarter three-point barrage to pull away from Toronto and collect a 48-36 girls basketball victory Wednesday inside the George J. Kunzler Memorial Gymnasium. Central, thanks to five Morgan Green points, jumped out to a 9-4 lead after the opening ...

Oak Glen pressures, fends off Madonna

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NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen girls basketball team used a smothering full-court press to build a 16-point lead late in the third quarter, but wound up having to ward off a furious Madonna comeback that came within six points midway through the final period to record a 50-37 win Wednesday ...

New-look OVAC wrestling tournament begins tonight

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WHEELING — They say change is for the better. As far as the OVAC Ron Mauck wrestling tournament is concerned, we’ll just have to wait and see come Saturday. The annual three-day event begins tonight inside WesBanco Arena with wrestlers being seeded by a seven-person committee for the first ...

Toronto’s Berger headed to Fairmont State

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TORONTO — Another member of Toronto’s state champion baseball team will play baseball in college as Zac Berger signed to continue his academic and athletic careers at Fairmont State on Wednesday. Berger, the starting first baseman on the 2019 Division IV championship team, batted .528 ...