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Mikula’s RBI leads Weir over Brooke in extras

May 5, 2016 WEIRTON — A double, a Cove hop, a walk and a sacrifice fly gave the Weir High baseball team a walk-off 4-3 win over rival Brooke Wednesday evening at Bowman Field. more »»

Petrides plates Taylor as Steubenville splits series with Crusaders

May 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Round 2 of the annual Big Red-Catholic Central baseball series will long be remembered for its remarkable seventh inning played in a downpour. more »»

Bears beat Riders in Round 1 of sectional

May 5, 2016 WEIRTON — It was the annual clash of the Hancock County rivals — Oak Glen and Weir High — Wednesday at the Weir High softball field and the Golden Bears narrowly squeaked out a 7-6 victory in Game 1... more »»

Patriots end Bruins softball season

May 5, 2016 WHEELING — The Wheeling Park and Brooke rivalry turned in another great game for its history Wednesday. more »»

Ursuline-Edison softball washed out

May 5, 2016 RICHMOND — Mother Nature won agai. more »»

Buckeye 8 baseball title game postponed

May 5, 2016 RICHMOND — The rain brought the Buckeye 8 Championship Baseball Game to a screeching halt. St. more »»

Kluber throws 5-hit shutout

May 5, 2016 CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber pitched a five-hit shutout and the Cleveland Indians used a four-run fourth inning to defeat the Detroit Tigers for the fifth straight time this season, 4-0 on Wednesda... more »»

Sound the Horn(quist) for Pens

May 5, 2016 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist beat Braden Holtby between the legs 2:31 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night in Game 4 of... more »»

Cavs drill 25 3-pointers in win

May 5, 2016 CLEVELAND (AP) — Your shot, Warriors. more »»

Mountaineer results

May 5, 2016 Wednesday’s results POST TIME: 7 p.m. TRACK CONDITION: fast First Race - - Purse $6,600, Claiming $5,000, 3 yo’s & up, Six Furlongs 7-Concho Halo (Parker D.) $9.20 $5.20 $. more »»

Cubs top Pirates for sweep

May 5, 2016 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Zobrist hit a three-run home run, Anthony Rizzo also connected and Jon Lester worked out of a pair of jams to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Wednesday fo... more »»

OVAC track begins to take shape

May 4, 2016 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Half the field is officially set. The OVAC Track and Field Championship qualifying continued Tuesday evening at Red Devil Stadium with Classes 4A and 1A/2A getting into the mi. more »»

Crusaders earn mercy win over Dons

May 4, 2016 WEIRTON — Steubenville Catholic Central broke open a close baseball game Tuesday night with an eight-run sixth inning to take a 10-0 mercy rule victory over Madonna in six innings at Edwin Bowman... more »»

Red Devils’ rally does in Steubenville

May 4, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — In a game of late inning, two-out rallies, St. Clairsville had the one that counte. more »»

Big Red falls to St. C in 8 innings

May 4, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — One key hit was all that was needed. “We didn’t get that key hit, that timely hit, today,” Steubenville softball head coach Gus DiMarzio said. more »»

Madonna softball opens sectional with win

May 4, 2016 WHEELING — The Weirton Madonna softball team opened up the West Virginia Class A sectional on Tuesday with an 11-1 win over Bishop Donahue in five innings at the I-470 Complex. more »»

Capaldi goes 5 for 5 in Central win over Toronto

May 4, 2016 TORONTO — Shortstop Gabby Capaldi set the table perfectly, enabling the Catholic Central softball team to complete the trifecta against Toronto. more »»

Lindor has 3 hits as Indians stop Tigers

May 4, 2016 CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor’s big games are becoming a daily occurrence. Cleveland’s 22-year-old shortstop did it again in Tuesday night’s 7-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers. more »»

Pirates can’t hit Arrieta, fall to Cubs 7-1

May 4, 2016 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle gave Matt Joyce the start in right field against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night, pointing to the outfielder’s impressive numbers against Chicago ace Jake Arrieta... more »»


Brooke Senior Center bingo May 5, 2016

The Brooke County Senior Center, 948 Main St., will hold a weekly quarter bingo from noon to 4 p.m. each Thursday.All ages are welcome. more »

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Trump, the phenomenon

February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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