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Blue Dons take Game 1 of Region 1 Championship Series

WILLIAMSTOWN — The absence of clutch hitting let Williamstown down in Game 1 of Monday’s Class A, Region I championship series. The success rate for the Yellowjackets with runners in scoring position was seven percent in 14 opportunities against Madonna as senior right-hander Matt ...

Clutch hitting, Blackburn’s pitching lift Big Red

CADIZ — Playing the top seed is a tall task when a team plays errorless ball. Committing five errors makes it that much tougher. However, a battler of an ace on the mound that keeps fighting and some clutch hits can be enough to overcome the miscues. It was for Big Red on Monday, as ...

Golden Bears ready to battle for state title

SOUTH CHARLESTON — Since the final out of last season’s Class AA state championship when the Golden Bears came up just short in extra innings, the Oak Glen softball team has been on a mission to get back to Little Creek Park and finish one spot better. Coach Sherrie Garner’s club ...

Indian Creek’s run ends with loss to New Philly in district semi

MINERVA — Indian Creek’s surprise run to the Division II East 1 District Tournament came to an end in the semifinals on Monday. The Redskins, who had a youthful lineup that found its way as the season went along and captured a sectional title with an upset of OVAC champion Cambridge last ...

Hayes has 3 hits, scores go-ahead run as Pirates win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run on Yoshi Tsutsugo’s infield single in the eighth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Monday night. Hayes singled to lead off the eighth against Tyler Kinley (1-1), stole second ...

Pens GM: ‘In a perfect world’ Malkin, Letang stay

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ron Hextall wants to find a way to have Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang stay with the club for the rest of their careers. “In a perfect world (Malkin) retires a Penguin,” Hextall said Monday. “And I think Tanger’s the same.” In ...