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Blue Dons conclude season

WEIRTON — Following a sweep to claim a sectional title just a week ago, Madonna entered the Class A Region 1 tournament hot and feeling good. The Blue Dons simply ran into Ritchie County’s Chloe Elliott, who cooled them down for the second straight evening and lifted the Rebel to a 4-1 ...

Post 33 falls to Coshocton, remains positive

STEUBENVILLE — Legion baseball made its return under the lights at Vaccaro Field. Jefferson County Teramana Post 33 got off to a fast start against Coshocton Post 65, but Coshocton had the better finish. After falling behind by five runs, Post 65 rallied for a 14-8 victory Wednesday night ...

Ohio high school football championships move back to Canton

CANTON — The Ohio High School Athletic Association is bringing its state football championship games back to the shadows of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. OHSAA Executive Director Doug Ute and members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Board formally announced a three-year contract, beginning ...

Madonna down but not out, must win today

ELLENBORO — The Madonna softball team has its back up against the wall, as the Blue Dons are now faced with a do-or-die situation. Madonna struck first against Ritchie County, but the Rebels scored seven unanswered runs, en route to a 7-2 victory Tuesday evening at home in Game 1 of the ...

Golden Bears force Game 3

NEW MANCHESTER — Defense wins championships, no matter the sport. Pitching helps, as well, especially when Maddie McKay is called upon. Despite three Oak Glen errors during Tuesday’s Class AA Region 1 ballgame against Keyser, one incredible relay helped save the day and lift the Golden ...

Briefs

Two holes-in-one at Red Oaks BLOOMINGDALE — Two holes-in-one were reported Sunday at Red Oaks Golf Course. Tommy Berger used a pitching wedge to get his ace on the 112-yard No. 4. The witnesses were Jim Cook, Mark Corella and Bill Lamantia. John Niven used a gap wedge to get his ace ...