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Big Red returning lettermen

The Steubenville returning lettermen are, front, from left, Greg Mamula, Niko Suriano, Brenton Jones, Rodney James, Jaylin Harris and Brandon Kinney. In the second row are Key Fleming, Peyton Tuttle, Ty Pierce, Kyjhaun Hopkins and Cooper Blackburn. Standing in the third row are Tylik Sims, Ivan ...

Talented field highlights West Virginia Derby

CHESTER — Three years after he won the West Virginia Derby, Departing returned to Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in 2016 as the favorite for the $200,000 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes, which at that time had not yet achieved graded status. Bred and owned by Claiborne Farm ...

Report drills NCAA on equity, calls for combined Final Four

(AP) - The NCAA has fallen short of upholding its commitment to gender equity by prioritizing its cash cow Division I men's basketball tournament "over everything else," according a scathing review released Tuesday after an uproar over how the association conducts its championship events. A ...

Carapellotti signs with Hocking College

Catholic Central’s Vince Carapellotti signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and football careers at Hocking College. With him are, front, from left, mother Melissa and father Albert. Standing are Principal Thomas Costello and head coach Anthony Agresta.

Pinch-hit HR by Tellez gives Brewers 4-2 win over Pirates

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez stayed calm long enough to deliver the kind of moment that produced bedlam from an adoring home crowd. Tellez connected on a three-run homer as a pinch-hitter to put the Milwaukee Brewers ahead for good in the seventh inning of a 4-2 victory over the ...

Familiar faces common for West Virginia Derby

CHESTER — The West Virginia Derby program this Saturday at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort will again offer a substantial collective payday for participants with $1,075,000 up for grabs in seven stakes and an additional $42,000 for two overnight races that bookend the card. That ...