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Edison closes out Cartwright with comeback victory

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RICHMOND — All that Cartwright Memorial Field has endured over the past few years does not matter anymore. Edison gave its fans one lasting memory before demolition begins today. And, it came in dramatic fashion and most likely will go down as one of the most improbable finishes in school ...

Long fourth-quarter drive helps Red Knights ground Jets, 32-20

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TORONTO — After his defense got the ball back with 7:31 to go, Josh Franke issued a challenge to his offensive line. It responded, powering the Red Knights to a 14-play scoring drive that chewed up more than seven minutes of clock and sealed a 32-20 win for Toronto (5-4) over Union Local ...

Buehler fans 10, Dodgers grab 2-1 World Series lead over Rays

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Walker Buehler was dominant for Los Angeles. Just like Orel Hershiser during the Dodgers’ last title run. Buehler struck out 10 in six innings in a pulsating performance, and Los Angeles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Friday night for a 2-1 World Series lead. Justin ...

Delay makes showdown bigger for Steelers, Titans

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have been through so much dealing with the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak during the season resulting in one game postponed and rescheduled to a second game pushed to a rare Tuesday night kickoff. They’ve come through still undefeated. Now ...

Aperfine lifts Weir girls over Madonna

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WEIRTON — The Weir High girls soccer team, led by senior scoring leader Isabella Aperfine, dominated No. 3 seed Madonna, 4-0, on Thursday to punch its ticket to the Class AA/A Region 1 Section 1 championship game Saturday at Oak Glen. The Golden Bears, the top seed in the section, had no ...

Weir boys advance past Oak Glen to sectional final

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NEW MANCHESTER — Whether Weir High head coach Matt Kopp was playing or coaching soccer, Oak Glen’s Jacob Clark is the best goalkeeper he has ever seen. He knows any time his Red Riders face the Golden Bears, it is going to be tough to come out on top. Clark is the reigning two-time OVAC ...

Marshall shines, leads Big Red girls to sectional title

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STEUBENVILLE — Mary Marshall did not want to lose her last home game, and the senior standout did her best to make sure that did not happen. Marshall tallied four goals (two in each half), leading the No. 7 seven seed Big Red girls soccer team to a 4-0 victory against No. 9 seed Carrollton ...

Watts sets record, Oak Glen girls advance to sectional title game

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NEW MANCHESTER — This time last year, Oak Glen junior Brooklyn Watts was working as hard as she could to get back on the soccer field after tearing her ACL during travel ball. Her absence was a big reason why the Golden Bears fell short in the state tournament. Her comeback reached its ...

Tonight’s Park-Brooke game off due to COVID

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Every year since 1976, Brooke and Wheeling Park have met on the football field. Actually, there have been several times when the rivals met twice. Like so many other things, that streak will end because of COVID-19. Citing the growing number of coronavirus cases in Ohio County, Brooke ...

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Brooke boys win sectional title WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys soccer team, the top seed in the Class AAA Region 1 Section 2 tournament, defeated second-seeded Morgantown, 1-0, Thursday to capture the sectional championship. Telmo Raudazzo scored the only goal with roughly 15 minutes left in ...