Golden Bears in unfamiliar territory

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KEYSER — For the first time in more than two years, the Oak Glen softball team suffered its first defeat to end its 26-game winning streak in dramatic fashion Monday. Keyser’s Charity Wolfe, who pitched a complete game in the circle, led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a walk-off ...

Schwarber goes deep again for Nats in 3-2 win over Pirates

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber homered again to snap a seventh-inning tie and drove in two runs for the Washington Nationals in their 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Jon Lester pitched 5 1/3 solid innings to help the Nationals win for the third time in four ...

Pendergrast jumps to state title

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CHARLESTON — Wheeling Park’s Torrence Walker finished his senior track campaign with a new state record in the 100 meter dash and three individual gold medals in the 100, 200 and 400 meter dash. Overall, Park’s boys claimed Class AAA runners-up while the girls placed third on Saturday at ...

Post 33 splits DH, falls in championship

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The Jefferson County Teramana Post 33 Legion baseball team earned a split on Saturday during the College Classic. In the first game, Post 33 bested Sandusky Post 83, 6-5, thanks to a five-run fifth inning. Caleb Blawut tossed the first 4 1/3 innings. Andrew Gresko earned the win in 2 1/3 ...

Blue Dons confident, energized for regionals

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WEIRTON — Madonna knows it is playing its best softball right now, and it is just a matter of carrying it over to the Class A Region 1 tournament beginning Tuesday at Ritchie County. The driving force has been confidence. The Blue Dons’ offense has been slugging the ball all over the ...

Oak Glen claims multiple medals at state tourney

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CHARLESTON — After another day that featured a few downpours, the Class AA field wrapped up its season at University of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Field. With a handful of local athletes collecting medals, the Oak Glen boys track team finished third overall with 55 points, while the ...