Riders on the storm

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WEIRTON — For most of Thursday’s Class A/AA Region 1, Section 1 match, Weir High had two opponents to contend with — Oak Glen and the weather. The weather succeeded in cutting the match short by a few minutes, but the top-seeded Red Riders also prevailed over the No. 4 seed Golden ...

WVU to battle potent TCU offense

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MORGANTOWN — Oftentimes, a bye week is a blessing. It’s time to recover. Time to get right, mentally and physically. For West Virginia, it also allowed extra time to prepare for the high-powered TCU offense the Mountaineers will face at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Among those leading the ...

Madonna sweeps Valley Wetzel

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WEIRTON — The Madonna volleyball team topped Valley Wetzel in straight sets on Thursday at home, 25-12, 25-19, 25-16. The Blue Dons got 15 assists from Morgan Owens, 12 digs from Anna Backel, nine kills and eight aces from Bella Dipietrantonio and seven kills from Brianna Glosser. The ...

Hoosiers try to snap losing streak against Buckeyes

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(AP) — No. 5 Ohio State (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) at Indiana (2-4, 0-3), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Ohio State by 21 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Ohio State leads 77-12-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? As the weeks pass and the upsets mount, the Buckeyes are ascending in ...

Big Red girls ‘shock’ Electrics 8-1 in sectional co-final

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STEUBENVILLE — Nothing could stop the Big Red girls soccer team — not the wind, the rain, the flashes of lightning in the sky, the tornado warning or even Philo. The Electrics struck first, however, Big Red shocked the Electrics with eight unanswered goals as No. 3 seed Big Red defeated ...