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Redskins hope to extend win streak against Panthers

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YORKVILLE — Head coach Andrew Connor has only lost to Buckeye Local twice in his 18 seasons at Indian Creek, with the latest defeat occurring in 2008. However, this Friday night could be different, as the Redskins and Panthers enter the contest 0-3. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and is Buckeye ...

Tests getting tougher for Golden Bears

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NEW MANCHESTER — Oak Glen has faced two tough tests already this season and passed both with flying colors. Friday’s test looks to be the hardest yet for Ted Arneault’s Golden Bears. Coming off of big wins over fellow Class AA combatants, the 2-0 Golden Bears take on a Class AAA foe, ...

Madonna girls defeat Harrison Central, 3-1

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WEIRTON — The Madonna and Harrison Central girls soccer teams combined to take 27 shots in their match. The Blue Dons netted the first two goals and added a late penalty kick to hold on and defeat the Huskies, 3-1, Wednesday evening at the J.C. Williams Soccer Complex. “It was an even ...

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VOLLEYBALL Big Red 3, Harrison Central 1 The Steubenville volleyball team bested Harrison Central, 15-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-20, on Wednesday. Anna Taylor paced Big Red with a dozen points, four aces, 13 kills, a block and seven digs. Emily Allen had seven points, three aces, four kills, 27 ...

Reds complete sweep of Pirates

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s Luis Castillo pitched a masterful seven innings, Shogo Akiyama drove in the game’s only run, and the Reds moved into a virtual tie for second place in the National League Central Division with a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday ...

Weir volleyball beats Madonna in city championship tune-up

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WEIRTON — Many firsts occurred Tuesday evening in another chapter of the Weir High-Madonna volleyball rivalry. It was not for the city championship, but it was another tense and competitive affair that never disappoints. A pair of first-year head coaches got their first taste in the ...

Catholic Central claims OVAC golf title

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WHEELING — There’s a new champion in town. After five straight team championship victories by Wheeling Central, it was Catholic Central emerging from the field to capture its first OVAC 1A/2A title since 2011 and its 11th overall on Tuesday at Oglebay’s Crispin Golf Course. Along with ...

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BOYS SOCCER Brooke 4, Weir High 0 WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys soccer team shut down Weir High, 4-0, on Tuesday. Telmo Randazzo scored twice and had an assist for the Bruins (5-1-1). Hunter Adams and Liam Cronin tallied the other goals, while Eddie Marks had three assists. Andrew Coursin ...

Pirates drop their 7th straight

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Tucker Barnhart hit a home run and Brian Goodwin prevented one with a leaping catch as the Cincinnati Reds extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Michael Lorenzen (2-1) looked sharp in a spot ...

Nuggets stun Clippers, advance to West finals

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Denver’s dynamic duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led another stunning turnaround as the Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009. Murray scored 40 points, Jokic had a triple-double by the third quarter and Denver ...

Clark saves, Polly kicks Oak Glen boys soccer team over Weir

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WEIRTON — Jacob Clark, who is only one of two seniors on the Oak Glen boys soccer team, showed Monday evening why he is one of the best goalkeepers in West Virginia. With eight seconds remaining, he helped preserve a 4-3 road victory over rival Weir High after blocking a shot from Christian ...

Defense, Snell, Big Ben carry Steelers over Giants, 26-16

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There was one overriding reason Ben Roethlisberger worked so hard to return from a major elbow injury. His team. Roethlisberger, who missed the final 14 games last season after elbow surgery, threw for three scores and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York ...

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Big Red Boosters meeting today STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. today inside the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. All are welcome and memberships are available. All must wear a mask and keep their distance at all times. Pirates swept by Reds in ...

Big Red, Oak Glen still rocking after Week 3

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By ED LOOMAN Sports correspondent STEUBENVILLE — “Next man up” is an adage that has become common in the sports world. A player goes down. and it is assumed the next man will jump off the bench and go to work. Through its first three games (or half of the six-week regular season), ...

Blue Dons drop first contest, fall to Scott

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WOOD COUNTY — Sophomore quarterback Klay Matthews ran for three touchdowns Saturday afternoon, as Scott earned a 38-20 victory against Madonna. It marked the 100th career coaching win for the Skyhawks' Shane Griffith, the program's all-time leader in victories. The Skyhawks (1-1) ran for ...

Injuries, missed opportunities hurt Huskies against Bellaire

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BELLAIRE — Through the first three weeks of the season, no one can question Bellaire's resolve or toughness. Both were on display when the Big Reds needed them most Saturday at sun-drenched Nelson Field.  Put those intangibles with a strong running game and enough defensive stops, and it ...

Indian Creek coach Brettell gets first win over Weir High

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WINTERSVILLE — Saturday was a long time coming for the Indian Creek boys soccer team. Weir High went into the game with back-to-back victories at Jefferson County schools, Big Red and Catholic Central. However, the Red Riders were not able to complete the week sweep, as the Redskins played ...