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DEFENDING — Steubenville’s Ian Phillips defends Wheeling Park’s Phil White on Tuesday. (Photo by Kyle Lutz)

Big Red’s late goal secures tie

WHEELING — For most of the game, Wheeling Park controlled the tempo and led powerful Steubenville, but the only thing that matters is the final score. And, while the Patriots weren’t able to secure a victory, they did not lose. Park appeared on its way to victory, leading Big Red by one ...

BRIEFS

Wheeling Park wins quad match WEIRTON — The Wheeling Park golf team won a quad match against Brooke, Steubenville and Madonna on Tuesday at Williams Country Club. Wheeling Park shot a 157 overall. Brooke had a 163, Steubenville 174 and Madonna 177. The Blue Dons’ Howie Peterson was the ...

Pitt weighing change at quarterback

PITTSBURGH — Three weeks into the season, Pitt remains a mystery. At least to its head coach. Pat Narduzzi isn’t sure who his quarterback is or how the Panthers as a whole will react after getting drilled 59-21 by Oklahoma State last weekend. “It’s hard to tell where they are,” ...

Healthy(ish) Steelers looking to avoid letdown in Chicago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two weeks in and Mike Tomlin’s problems are of the NFL first-world variety. The Pittsburgh Steelers are unbeaten at 2-0 despite not lighting up scoreboards the way they anticipated, managing just four offensive touchdowns through eight quarters. The defense has been ...

Brewers keep pace in Central

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chase Anderson had eight strikeouts in six innings, Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight day, 1-0 on Tuesday night. The Brewers won for the ninth time in 11 games, keeping pace in the NL Central and ...

HIGH KICK — Oak Glen’s Chance Provenzano kicks the ball in front of Beaver’s Zack Smith on Monday. (Photo by Jimmy Joe Savage)

Four players lead Beaver over Bears for a 4-1 victory

CALCUTTA — Four different players scored to lead Beaver Local past Oak Glen 4-1 on Monday. Phillip Campbell, Josh Speelman, Shane Wright and Alex Miller all scored for the Beavers. Wright had two assists, while Miller tallied one. Austin McCoy made nine saves in goal. For the Golden Bears, ...

Madonna scores seven second-half goals to pull away from Steubenville Central

WEIRTON — The annual rivalry match between the Madonna and Catholic Central girls’ soccer teams turned into a game of kick and run. The Blue Dons and Crusaders attempted to play long ball through the other team’s defense, enabling their forwards to run onto the ball as they headed ...

Weir’s solid first half, Oak Glen’s tough second half results in a 2-2 tie

WEIRTON — The Weir girls’ soccer team won the first half, while Oak Glen won the second half. The Red Riders recorded two goals in the first half, and the Golden Bears rallied to score two in the second as they played to a 2-2 tie Monday night inside Jimmy Carey stadium. “We played ...

TOO FAST — Indian Creek’s Kelsey Lewis runs with the ball past Harrison Central’s Juliana Rose (front) and Jenna Easlick on Monday. Lewis finished with a goal and two assists in Indian Creek’s 5-2 victory. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Redskins run past Huskies

MINGO JUNCTION — The Indian Creek girls soccer team believes and knows for a fact that not many squads can keep up with its speed. It’s just a matter of positioning itself for scoring opportunities. “We lost to Steubenville last week, and our position was absolutely horrible,” Indian ...

TUESDAY GOLF ROUNDUP

Edison, Weir fall in quad match EAST SPRINGFIELD — Beaver Local defeated Edison, Weir and East Liverpool in a quad match on Monday at Spring Hills. The Beavers shot a 190 overall, edging Edison by one stroke. East Liverpool finished third with a 193, and Weir had a 197. Edison’s ...