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September 16, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Big Red boosters to meet

STEUBENVILLE - The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. All are welcome. Memberships are available.

The boosters club is sponsoring two buses to the Oct. 4 game at Barberton on a first-come basis. Alcohol and smoking will not be permitted on the buses. Both rules will be strictly enforced.

The cost is $25 and will include the game ticket. Buses will depart from Harding Middle School at 4 p.m. and will return to the same parking lot after the game.

For reservations, contact Bob McGinnis at (740) 282-3529, Vic Corsi at (740) 264-5526 or Nino Suriano at (740) 264-7548.

Oak Glen boys, Chambers win

WHEELING - Oak Glen's Kelsey Chambers and Felicity Nolder went 1-2 in the Wheeling Park Fall Classic on Saturday.

Chambers' time of 21:07 was 71 seconds faster than her teammate. Casey Baird was ninth at 24:05 as the Golden Bears finished second in the 18-team event behind Shadyside.

Chambers is currently ranked No. 1 in the West Virginia Class AA-A ranks.

Also for Oak Glen, Kimberly Smith finished 27th (25:55), Alyson Snow 43rd (27:52), Brianna Longston 56th (30:20) and Devan Mynes 63rd (32:16).

The Golden Bears boys, behind three in the top 10, won the 10-team event.

Cody Tropeck placed fifth (18:54), Tanner Gorby seventh (19:12) and Brock Smith ninth (19:15).

Also for Oak Glen, Zach Mynes finished 15th (20:04), Skylar Lamp 21st (20:25), Ryan Debee 47th (21:57), Matt McCune 49th (22:01), Dakota Graves 54th (22:09), Cody Warren 55th (22:10), Connor Rosenlieb 62nd (22:30), Brandon Rhodes 63rd (22:33) and Jeff Coble 81st (25:05).

The Weir High girls took 8th with 203 points.

Ella Jennings placed 34th (26:50), Samantha Hayes 40th (27:25), Margaret Budik 42nd (27:46), Samantha Calhoun 47th (28:48) and Asharay Smith 57th (30:30).

Brooke placed 10th with 276 points.

For the Bruins, Hayleigh Sutah was 44th (27:54), Cassidy Bland 62nd (31:21), Lauren Fritz 73rd (33:50), Caitlin Cuomo 77th (36:23), Destiny Fleming 78th (37:03), Raeann Lahita 79th (37:47) and Jessica Postlethwait 82nd (39:12).

The Brooke boys placed 6th with 142 points.

Antonio Pizzuti finished third to lead the Bruins (18:36). Kyle Ryan was 14th (19:58), Junior Sprinkle 26th (20:55), Joshua Zonker 50th (22:01), Mario Lombardi 59th (22:20) and Bradley Combs 74th (24:12).

Weir was 10th with 241 points.

Noah Woods was 30th (21:05), Tyler Virtue 38th (21:37), Hayden Vida 57th (22:12), Bruce Vida 80th (25:01) and Tyler Riggle 90th (28:48).

Creek takes third

CAMBRIDGE - The Indian Creek boys cross country team placed third in the Colt Carnival Saturday.

Allen Keister led the Redskins with his 11th-place finish in 17:10. Kyle Weaver placed 114th (17:17), Tyler Gaydosh 24th (17:54), Tanner Wise 35th (18:22), Ethan Morrow 76th (19:46), Eli Vaughan 77th (19:46) and Devin Kriszek 101st (20:41).

The Harrison Central boys finished 11th with 290 points.

Rod Cowans placed 39th (18:45), Zac Whiteman 74th (19:41), Wesley Mitchell 79th (19:47), Dillon Bossell 80th (19:50), Kyle Custer 82nd (20:01), Addison Reed 89th (20:09) and Tristan Ferrell 93rd (20:23).

Addison Winland finished 28th for the Indian Creek girls in 21:29. Abby Greco placed 56th (23:08), Fanci Ward 68th (23:41) and Peyton Vaughan 119th (32:18).

Harrison Central's Mikenzi Edwards finished 85th (24:43) and Shianne Nameth 111th (28:21).

FUS men's soccer loses

HIRAM - The Franciscan University of Steubenville men's soccer team dropped a 3-1 count to host Hiram College Sunday.

Hiram got on the board with a goal in the 33rd minute of play, but the Barons responded quickly. Joseph Duran found Joseph Francis for a goal two minutes later to knot the score at 1-1 heading into the halftime break.

"When we played Hiram last year they really shut us down and locked us into their half of the field," FUS coach Ward Rogers said, "but that didn't happen this year. We had some really good second chances and we developed the play really well. In terms of how well we've played against this team in the past, we really progressed.

"In the second half their pace got to us a little bit. Coming out of halftime we were playing really well, but it was really their pace and quickness that got to us.

"They had some players that they brought in the second half that were faster than the players who were playing in the first half."

FUS keeper Eddie Huber made seven saves.

The Barons (2-3) host Westminster at 5 p.m. Thursday.

Jackets beat Pens in OT

COLUMBUS - Rookie defenseman Ryan Murray scored 4:38 into overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Sunday night in the preseason opener for both teams.

Murray took a feed from R.J. Umberger and beat backup goalie Jeff Zatkott. Murray was the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NHL draft but missed the season with a shoulder injury.

Chuck Kobasew got Pittsburgh even 4-4 at 13:05 of the third period with a power-play goal - his second tally of the game. Mark Letestu and Cam Atkinson scored 30 seconds apart earlier in the period to give Columbus a 4-3 lead.

Dustin Jeffrey's power-play goal for Pittsburgh had made it 3-2 at 4:19.

Pittsburgh's James Neal opened the scoring 47 seconds in. Columbus' Artem Anisimov and James Wisniewski had goals in the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury allowed two goals on 12 shots, and Curtis McElhinney made 24 saves for the Blue Jackets in two periods of work.

From staff and wire reports

 
 

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