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Crusaders volleyball team tops Red Riders in four sets

WEIRTON — The Catholic Central volleyball team defeated Weir High in four sets on the road Thursday. The Crusaders got 16 kills from Clara Symington, 13 digs from Giana Scugoza, 11 assists from Haley Cherepko and four aces from Jayda Jones. Central is scheduled to play Big Red ...

Battle of the Riders: Weir heads to Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — There is an old adage that says winning is contagious. Weir High head coach Frank Sisinni certainly hopes that is true for his young team after it got a taste of victory last week against Indian Creek. His Red Riders will look to carry the momentum from their first triumph ...

Home sweet home: Dons finally play at home

WEIRTON — It took a couple of weeks longer than expected, but the Blue Dons will finally take the field at Jimmy Carey Stadium for the first time in 2021 on Friday night. On tap for the 3-0 Blue Dons is perhaps their toughest test to date with a visit from 2-1 Vienna Mathews. “It’s ...

Golden Bears out of quarantine in time for a tough test

NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen football team has had a rough couple of weeks, and this week isn’t going to be any easier. After not playing for the last two weeks due to COVID issues, Oak Glen is set to play high-powered Point Pleasant at 7 p.m. Friday at home. “It has been tough,” Oak ...

Weir soccer honors first responders

The Weir High boys soccer team held a ceremony to recognize local first responders and remember of the 20th anniversary of 9-11 prior to its match with Parkersburg South on Saturday. Local first responders on hand were Qucincy Dameron from the Weirton Police Department, Wes Talbot and John Paul ...