West Virginia sweeps OVAC basketball contests

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WHEELING — It took a few months longer than originally anticipated, but the senior basketball standouts of the Ohio Valley had one more chance to shine in their high school uniforms. The 43rd annual OVAC Samuel A. Mumley All-Star Basketball Classics resulted in a West Virginia sweep Sunday ...

Palmieri’s OT winner lifts Isles by Pens 4-3 in Game 1

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Islanders brought Kyle Palmieri home at the trade deadline believing his mix of grit and scoring touch would make a difference in the playoffs. So far, so very good. Palmieri knocked a fluttering puck past Tristan Jarry 16:30 into overtime to give the ...

Wood improves to 5-0, Yastrzemski HR as Giants beat Pirates

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Wood pitched six innings while keeping his perfect record intact and Mike Yastrzemski hit a game-sealing home run as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Sunday. Wood (5-0) gave up one run while scattering eight hits. He struck out six and ...

Pleasure without the P

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TORONTO — Everyone that follows high school baseball in Ohio knows what Toronto's goal each and every spring is. The defending champs completed the first step in the journey to the ultimate goal, winning Saturday afternoon's Division IV East District sectional semifinal, though they had ...

Big Red shuts down Weir’s winning ways, 5-0

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WEIRTON — The Steubenville softball team seems to have gotten out of his funk, while Weir High is hoping to avoid going into one. Jules King pitched seven strong innings, and the Big Red batters made good contact throughout the game, shutting out the Red Riders, 5-0, Saturday afternoon at ...

Brooke erases eight-run deficit, wins in extras

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WELLSBURG — Trailing by eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday, the Brooke softball team rallied for a 13-12 victory over Linsly. Maddie Brown, who finished with two doubles and four RBIs for the Bruins (13-2), hit a walk-off, two-out run-scoring two-bagger. In the seventh, ...