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Early goal lifts Madonna to first city championship in five years

WEIRTON — Big rivalry games often come with a lot of pride and bragging rights, and Saturday’s city championship match between Weir High and Madonna was no exception. The teams battled in the annual game, the Red Riders applied constant pressure throughout the match, however, the Blue ...

Early scores, physicality lift Windham over Central

STEUBENVILLE — Unbeaten Windham used two quick touchdowns to spoil Catholic Central’s homecoming Saturday with a 36-6 victory inside Harding Stadium. The now 4-0 Bombers entered the first meeting between the schools ranked 10th in the Division VII, Region 25 computer standings. With the ...

Navigating COVID in high school football

With Ohio now halfway through the 2021 football season and West Virginia nearing the midpoint, the schedules to this point have been, for lack of a better term, in flux, to say the least. With what seem to be constant changes — sometimes mere hours before games have been set to kickoff — ...

Big Red rallies to claim city championship in five set battle

STEUBENVILLE — Believing in yourself is a big part of the battle. Trailing 8-4 in the fifth game, the Big Red volleyball team flipped the switch against Catholic Central as Big Red tallied 11 of the final 14 points to rally to win the game and the match, 25-20, 23-25, 25-19, 23-25, 15-11, ...

Big Red tops Tusky Valley, preps for OVAC tourney

STEUBENVILLE — Theo Loot tallied two goals leading the Big Red boys soccer team to a 3-1 victory against Tuscarawas Valley Saturday afternoon on Reno Saccoccia Field inside Harding Stadium. Anthony Shevlin also scored a goal for Big Red, while Nick Nurczyk collected an assist. JP Walsh ...

Early scores, physicality lift Windham over Central

STEUBENVILLE — Unbeaten Windham used two quick touchdowns to spoil Catholic Central’s homecoming Saturday with a 36-6 victory inside Harding Stadium. The now 4-0 Bombers entered the first meeting between the schools ranked 10th in the Division VII, Region 25 computer standings. With the ...