One lasting memory

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RICHMOND — Whoever makes fewer mistakes more often than not will win any game. Such was the case for Edison during its Division III Eastern sectional championship against Garaway on Thursday. Katie Fluharty tossed another gem, while the offense did most of its damage during a four-run ...

Huskies erase deficits for sectional crown

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CADIZ — Once could just sense that whichever team scored last Thursday would win a Division III sectional softball championship. When the dust had settled, No. 3 seed Harrison Central plated two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past Buckeye Trail, 8-7, for its first trip to ...

Toronto softball concludes season

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BOWERSTON — The Toronto softball team concluded its season with an 8-2 defeat to Conotton Valley on Thursday. Riley Kinsey went the distance and struck out three. Michelle Anderson tallied a single, double and an RBI. Callie Anderson also singled and doubled, while Kinsey and Bri Burruss ...

Red-hot Riders continue to mash

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WEIRTON — The Weir High softball team may need to change its nickname to the Red-hot Riders from here on out. Its dominant ways continued Wednesday evening, defeating Madonna, 12-0, in five innings in a city championship tune-up. Exactly what has been the recipe for success for a squad ...

All hail Steubenville’s King

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STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville sophomore standout Jules King made her triumphant return to the circle in Steubenville’s Division II Eastern District sectional final against 16th-seeded River View Wednesday evening. King was on top of her game from the first batter on, as she struck out 16, ...

Kell nearly no-hits Linsly, Oak Glen stays unbeaten

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WHEELING — Getting an early cushion in a game can pay dividends in crucial moments. Hence was the case for the Oak Glen softball team. The Golden Bears not only boasted a seven-run lead going into the seventh inning against Linsly, but Lizzie Kell also was three outs away from a no-hitter. ...