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Browns’ Thomas nearing 10,000th consecutive snap

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BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Joe Thomas weaved his way through reporters in the locker room, surveying the group before stepping behind a podium. “I’m not sure what all the commotion is about,” the 10-time Pro Bowl left tackle said Thursday. “I’m just a guy that shows up and does his job ...

Big Red wins golf tri

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Big Red golf team took a tri-match win over Harrison Central and Oak Glen Thursday at Steubenville Country Club. Big Red shot a 167, led by medalist Paul Mastros’ 39. Harrison Central shot a 177. Oak Glen put up a 234. Also for Big Red, Michael Gray ...

Tribe’s streak continues

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CLEVELAND (AP) — On a winning streak that just won’t stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins. All that was missing were a walk-off victory and extra innings. “Check those two off,” closer Cody Allen said. “We’re checking all the ...

Catholic Central tops Harrison Central 3-1

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STEUBENVILLE — The Catholic Central boys soccer team picked up a 3-1 win over Harrison Central Thursday at the Crusaders Sports complex. Tom Beigel, Joe Zinno, and Joe Kuebler registered the goals for the Crusaders. Ethan Moore tallied a pair of assists. Travis Shore made four saves in ...

KILLING IT — Weir’s Gia Fuscardo hits past Steubenville Catholic Central’s Emma Crites on Wednesday.
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Red Knights, Crusaders spike Red Riders

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WEIRTON — The Weir Red Riders volleyball team played a pair of matches Wednesday night, squaring off with Steubenville Catholic Central before facing Toronto. While coach Carrie Magnone sees signs of improvement from her squad, it was the Crusaders and Red Knights who came away with ...

Edison girls clicking on all cylinders

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RICHMOND — Things are starting to click for the Edison girls soccer team on the offensive end. Junior standout Lauren Ferralli finished with a hat trick and an assist to lead the way offensively for the Wildcats as Edison netted three goals in each half en route to a 6-2 victory over rival ...

University sweeps the Bryan Fritz Invitational

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WELLSBURG — University High School’s cross country team swept the Bryan Fritz Invitational Wednesday at Brooke High School, taking first place in the girls and boys portions of the event, and having the individual first-place finisher in both. University had the first three finishers in ...

PREP ROUNDUP

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Weir golfers win tri match NEW MANCHESTER — Weir’s Noah Wodnicki and Oak Glen’s Josh Cline earned medalist honors during a tri match along with Indian Creek on Wednesday. Weir won with a score of 197, Indian Creek 220 and Oak Glen 228. Jesse Tustin shot a 47 for Weir. Jasmine Tustin ...

Indians set AL record by getting 21st consecutive victory

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CLEVELAND — For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths — short ones, long ones, double-digit ones. Nothing, though, like the one the Cleveland Indians have pieced together. A streak for the ages. Moving past the “Moneyball” Oakland ...

Sacks galore likely in Texans at Bengals tonight

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Judging by the performances of their blockers in the opening week of the season, it’s fair to wonder if there will be more sacks than points in Thursday night’s game between the Texans and Bengals. Cincinnati allowed Andy Dalton to be trapped five times, half as much as Houston yielded in ...