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Big offensive numbers, playoff destinies dominate Week 8

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STEUBENVILLE — There was a common denominator among Week 8 winners in The Herald Star/Daily Times coverage area — big offensive numbers. Consider the following: Toronto’s now 6-2 Red Knights compiled 458 total yards (250 on the ground and 208 via the air) in their 55-14 whipping of ...

Nailers love playing at home, win weekend

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WHEELING — There’s no place like home. For the second-straight day inside WesBanco Arena, the Wheeling Nailers pocketed a thrilling victory in the final 30 seconds of action to defeat the Indy Fuel, 4-3, on Sunday. Wheeling rallied from a 2-0 deficit to complete a suspensful, yet ...

Ohio State jumps Clemson to third, Wisconsin falls in poll

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Ohio State edged past Clemson to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll and Wisconsin dropped to 13th after being upset ahead of its showdown with the Buckeyes. Alabama remained No. 1 on Sunday in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, receiving 24 first-place votes. No. 2 LSU ...

Astros, Nats relying on rotations

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Now this is a serious World Series throw-down. Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke vs. Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin — all of them All-Star starters, still pitching at their peak. It’s a mound meeting that every fan can enjoy, the Houston Astros against ...

Hamlin wins chaotic cut-off race

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Denny Hamlin was surrounded by Joe Gibbs Racing teammates at the front on the final restart, and that put Chase Elliott in the most difficult and precarious of situations. Somehow, he figured, he needed to find a way to beat them all to advance in NASCAR’s ...

Crusaders march over Morgantown Trinity

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STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central scored three touchdowns in the opening six minutes and rolled to a 37-7 victory over Morgantown Trinity Christian Saturday inside Harding Stadium. With the win, Anthony Agresta’s Crusaders improve to 4-4 and keep their Division VII, Region 25 playoff hopes ...

East Liverpool does it again, bests Big Red for sectional title

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STEUBENVILLE — The ball did not bounce Big Red’s way. All it takes is one in soccer, and the No. 10 seed East Liverpool boys team scored a goal on a free kick in the first half and held on to shut out No. 9 Big Red, 1-0, in a Division II Eastern District sectional final Saturday afternoon ...

Morgan stuns, eliminates Creek with late goal

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WINTERSVILLE — Some losses hurt more than others. The Indian Creek boys soccer team experienced on of the team’s more painful losses in the history of the program Saturday afternoon against Morgan. The No. 12 seed Redskins led by a goal two times in the first half only to see the No. 15 ...