Tough stretch hurts Catholic Central in OVAC semifinal loss

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STEUBENVILLE — The match changed in a Steubenville minute. Trailing by a goal with about 14 minutes left in the first half, the No. 2 seed Catholic Central boys soccer team appeared to net the equalizer, however, the assistant referee ruled the Crusaders were offside on the play, wiping ...

Girls golf tourney set for today

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The fourth-annual OV Athletics.com Girls Golf Tournament will be held today at Bloch Memorial Course at Wheeling Park. A tournament-high 52 girls are registered to compete representing a record 17 schools who are members of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference. Seven of the top 10 girls ...

OSU defensive front four searching for more

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COLUMBUS — Larry Johnson says he hasn’t been sleeping well and that the defensive linemen he coaches at Ohio State aren’t sitting around smiling. They know they need to do a better job at putting pressure on opposing quarterbacks after having only four sacks in the Buckeyes’ first ...

Oklahoma’s Rattler will be a handful for WVU

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MORGANTOWN — Through three games, West Virginia has taken on some of the nation’s best quarterbacks. Week 1 saw Maryland’s Taulia Tagovailoa, a former Alabama recruit, throw for more than 330 yards to go along with three touchdowns. Two weeks later, Virginia Tech’s Braxton Burmeister ...

Big Red looks to bounce back

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STEUBENVILLE — Suffice it to say Linsly’s Cadets will be jumping from the frying pan into the fire when they march into Harding Stadium Friday for a date with Big Red. The 3-1 Cadets are coming off a 35-14 loss to St. Clairsville. Due to COVID-related issues, that contest was arranged 34 ...

Bellaire will be a tough test for Creek

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WINTERSVILLE – With four straight losses to open the season and a week off due to COVID, the last thing that Indian Creek might need to see Friday night is an unbeaten Bellaire team, which has been punishing opponents, coming to town for a Buckeye 8 football contest. However, that is ...