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Post 33 walks-off Post 1 in extras

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STEUBENVILLE — As the old saying goes, “What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.” The Jefferson County Post 33 Legion baseball team lost in walk-off fashion Thursday against Wheeling Post 1. The two teams met Friday, and Post 33 turned the tables on Post 1. Trailing by ...

Late runs lift Post 573 over Post 10

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WEIRTON — After battling on even terms through six innings, Brilliant Post 573 plated five runs in the top of the seventh inning to pocket an 8-3 American Legion baseball win over Weirton Post 10 Friday at Edwin J. Bowman Field. It was the home opener for Jason Swartzmiller’s Post 10 team ...

Wheeling Recreation Shootout tips off today

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WHEELING — Basketball championships are won in March. But, the path those to winter wins begins in June. For many teams — 28 to be exact — the path includes a stop in Wheeling as the 30th annual Wheeling Recreation Shootout tips off this weekend at a myriad of gymnasiums throughout ...

Roughriders begin AAL title quest tonight

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WHEELING — The West Virginia Roughriders have only been in existence for one season. But what a season it has been for Ohio Valley football fans as the talented indoor team has roared to a 10-0 record in American Arena League action. “I’m very excited about being 10-0. We’ve got a ...

Toronto to play for state championship

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AKRON — The Toronto baseball team will play for a state championship on Sunday. The Red Knights earned a spot in Division IV championship game with a 8-0 win over Antwerp on Friday night at Canal Park in Akron. The start of the game was delayed for more than 90 minutes by a Divison I ...

Road Runners race to Capital City Showdown championship

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The Road Runner Elite 18U travel softball team started this season with a bang, claiming the championship at the Capital City Showdown at Berliner Park in Columbus. The team scored 89 runs, while giving up only 13 in the eight games. Seven different players hit a total of 11 home runs. In the ...

Polanco, Bell power Pirates past Braves

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PITTSBURGH — If the Atlanta Braves needed more reason to pursue free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, they may have gotten it on Thursday. Mike Foltynewicz allowed consecutive home runs to Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco in the second inning of a 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, another ...

McConnell takes four first-place honors

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Thomas McConnell, 10-year-old son of Cortney and Justin McConnell of Burgettstown, competed in the 25th Ohio Valley Martial Arts Championship in Brilliant, placing first in kata, weapons, one-point sparring and five-point sparring. He trains in the Chuck Norris System of martial arts at Rine ...

Browns rookie Williams eager to learn from Beckham soon

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BEREA — Browns rookie Greedy Williams is eager to become an elite cornerback. He believes new teammate Odell Beckham Jr. will help him expedite the process. “Just going up against him in practice is going to boost my game 10 times better and show me what I need to work on against great ...