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Marshall leads Big Red to 10-0 win

CADIZ — Jared Robinson’s goal for his Big Red girls soccer team is simple early in the season — get better every half. Steubenville did just that Thursday evening at Harrison Central, as it was in control most of the way to a 10-0 victory. “We came out and worked on things that we ...

Big Red uses its speed to win, 6-0

CADIZ — It took the Big Red boys soccer team a few more days than anticipated to start the 2019 season, but once it did, there was no slowing it down. Steubenville put its team speed on full display Thursday evening at Harrison Central, controlling play throughout in a 6-0 win over the ...

Indian Creek returning letterman

The Indian Creek returning letterman are, from left, kneeling, Tyler Smarrella, Logan Scheel, Gerald Walsh, Jeremy Brown, Sam Baska, Kaleb Fenske and Cam Franke; middle, Jonathan Guisto, Sam Mazar, Brock Lucas, Trevor Fante, Brandon Fleming, Brandon Hiles, Gage Simmons and Shawn McClurg; back, ...

Toronto, Oak Glen fall to East Liverpool

NEW CUMBERLAND — the East Liverpool golf team defeated Toronto and Oak Glen on Thursday. The Potters finished with a team score of 176, while the Red Knights shot 203 and the Golden Bears 217. Toronto was led by Brennan Suffoletta with a 45. Hunter Keenan shot 52, Caleb Roberts and ...

Harrison Central tops Edison

RICHMOND — The Harrison Central volleyball team defeated Edison in four sets on Thursday, 25-23, 25-23, 18-25, 25-20. Lexi Ferguson led the Huskies with 24 assists, 11 digs and three blocks. Kobe Johnson had eight digs and six kills, while McKayla Dunkle contributed 12 kills and three ...

Scherzer, Nationals top Pirates, 7-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To Max Scherzer, a short outing was totally OK. “I can’t get hurt again,” the Washington Nationals ace said. “That’s just the reality of this.” Scherzer pitched four innings in his return from the injured list Thursday night and the Nationals beat the ...

Cervelli granted release by Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are parting ways with veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who’s worked his way back from another concussion and is hoping to catch on with a contender. The Pirates announced Thursday they had requested unconditional release waivers on the ...

T.J. Simmons hoping to join list of impact WVU receivers

MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia wide receiver T.J. Simmons is embracing the chance to lead a unit that lost most of its production. An afterthought last season, Simmons is now the focal point of an inexperienced group still trying to fill out a depth chart under new head coach Neal ...

Syndergaard, Mets sweep Indians 2-0 for fifth win in a row

NEW YORK (AP) — The only thing that stopped Noah Syndergaard was the weather. Syndergaard retired the first 16 hitters and allowed two hits over six dominant innings before a heavy storm interrupted him, and the New York Mets beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Thursday night in a rain-shortened ...

Briefs

Big Red boosters to meet STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Harding Stadium Field House. All are welcome. Memberships available. Steelers hire Sherman PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are turning to Ray Sherman to serve as the club’s ...

Madonna returning lettermen

Madonna’s returning lettermen are, from left, front, Cameron Gray, Antonio Daddario, Nate Elias and Roman Baird; second row, Jakob McCombs, Angelo Quattrochi, Nathan Zanieski and Jacob Bonner; third row, Thomas Sessi, Mason Smith, Evan Bone, Nicholas Elias and Evan Quering; and back, Mark ...

Edison sneaks by Big Red in opener

RICHMOND — The Edison volleyball team opened its season Wednesday with a hard-fought victory over Steubenville, 25-23, 25-22, 18-25, 12-25 and 15-13. Along with beginning the season 1-0, the Wildcats gave Todd Smith his first victory as head coach. “It looked like we forgot how to play ...

Nats rip Pirates 11-1

PITTSBURGH — Patrick Corbin gave the Nationals another stellar outing in his first season in Washington. Corbin, signed to a six-year, $140 million deal last winter, pitched eight scoreless innings to remain unbeaten in more than two months, and Asdrubal Cabrera had a three-run home run in ...

Mets walk-off after Indians’ mental lapse in 10th inning

NEW YORK — J.D. Davis lined an RBI single with two outs that capped a two-run rally in the 10th inning and the New York Mets, helped moments earlier by a huge Cleveland mental lapse, beat the Indians 4-3 Wednesday night. All-Star reliever Brad Hand’s failure to cover first base on a ...

Smith-Schuster now a youthful leader

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Still a wide-smiling 22-year-old, JuJu Smith-Schuster vows not to change the youthful, fun-loving persona that helped make him one of the NFL’s most recognizable young stars by his second season. But that doesn’t mean he lacks the wisdom to recognize that he is now a ...

Mayfield contacts Giants QB after biting remarks

BEREA (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield did some scrambling off the field. Claiming he was taken out of context in an interview conducted four months ago, Mayfield said Wednesday that he reached out to New York Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones after making some biting comments about the ...

BRIEFS

Huskies best CCHS, Brooke WELLSBURG — The Harrison Central golf team bested Catholic Central and Brooke on Wednesday at Highland Springs Golf Course. The Huskies finished with a team score of 162. The Crusaders tallied 184, while Brooke did not finish with a score, though Ryan Bilby was ...

Lightning, Beavers halt Huskies

CADIZ — The Harrison Central girls soccer team spent a weather delay strategizing how to get back into its match against Beaver Local on Tuesday, halted for lightning at halftime with the score 5-0 Beavers. Unfortunately for the Huskies, they never got the chance to put those plans into ...

Break helps Central pull away from Creek

STEUBENVILLE — The Catholic Central boys soccer team had more possession than Indian Creek, but neither team was able to produce a goal in the first 20 minutes or so of the match when the game was halted for a two-minute water break. The break re-energized Tom Beigel and his Catholic ...

Catholic Central returning letterman

Catholic Central’s returning letterman are, kneeling, from left, Massimo Lancia, Richard Montlione, Anthony Sommons Jr., Indiana Marcino, Anthony Sprochi and Tomasso Toriscelli; and back, Alex Ialenti, Anthony LeFever, Jeffery Dawson, Chole Maragos, Timothy Lamantia, Caleb Latham and Jayden ...