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Wheeling Central is too much for Madonna

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WHEELING — Wheeling Central could do no wrong in Thursday’s 55-0 thumping of Madonna at Bishop Schmitt Field. In fact, the lone miscue of the night for the Maroon Knights — a fumble by Vinny Mangino (after he bullied his way for a 29-yard run down to the Madonna 10) — was scooped up ...

Harrison Central holds off late Edison rally for 4-2 win

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RICHMOND — If one was simply judging from the reactions of the coaches, it would have been hard to tell who won Thursday’s boys soccer match between Harrison Central and Edison. The Huskies were the victorious party, hanging on for a 4-2 win over the Wildcats, but it left a lot to be ...

Dobbs, Steelers roll by Panthers to close preseason

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Dobbs has never been cut from a team in his life, no matter the sport. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback understands the streak is in jeopardy due to the indelicate politics that come with putting together an NFL roster. It’s a reality Dobbs can live with if he ...

Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to a 5-0 win over Pirates

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals pitcher John Gant got a new label from teammate Jose Martinez — power hitter. Harrison Bader and Gant hit back-to-back home runs, Gant pitched into the sixth inning and St. Louis beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Thursday night. “You hit one, you’re ...

Brooke boys soccer wins big

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WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys soccer team pulled away from John Marshall for a 12-2 win on Thursday. The Bruins, now 4-1, got three goals and an assist from both Nick Cruny and Josh Ferguson. Hunter Adams had two goals and an assist, Blaise Buchmelter had a goal and two assists, Alex ...

Wildcats top Buckeye Local 3-1

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CONNORVILLE — The Edison volleyball team defeated Buckeye Local in four sets on Thursday. Mikayla Petrisko had five kills, five aces two digs and a block for the Wildcats. Karissa Speedy had eight digs and four assists. Faith Hoobler had five kills and a dig. Oak Glen wins ...

Central takes quad match victory

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STEUBENVILLE — The Catholic Central golf team defeated Steubenville, Indian Creek and Oak Glen in a quad on Thursday at the Steubenville Country Club. Big Red’s Paul Mastros was the medalist with a 39. Central turned in a team score of 172 and was led by a 40 from Cole Tegano. Johnny ...

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Boxing event coming CHESTER — Justin “The Hawk” Steave will be looking for his 10th career victory Sunday when the Labor Dave Eve boxing show is held inside the Grand Ballroom at the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. The show will be hosted by Made Men Promotions and will ...

Weir High welcomes Anacostia for second consecutive season

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WEIRTON — The only thing Weir High coach Tony Filberto knows about Anacostia, the team that invades Jimmy Carey Stadium for the second straight year to play his 1-0 Weir High club, is that he doesn’t know anything about the Indians. Filberto said he was quoting Brooke coaching legend Paul ...

Madonna visits state champions

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WHEELING — Wheeling Central and Madonna have a long history together, and their rivalry writes the next chapter during tonight’s clash at Bishop Schmitt Field on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Both teams started the season with impressive victories, albeit in ...

Crusaders clash with Bears

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NEW MANCHESTER — Steubenville Catholic Central looks for its seventh consecutive victory over Oak Glen when the foes square off at 7 p.m. Friday. Steve Daley, head coach of the Crusaders, knows pushing that streak to seven in a row won’t be an easy task. “Oak Glen is vastly improved ...

Big Red ready to erase 0-1 start

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STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville will be looking to rebound from a rare season-opening loss when it welcomes Morgantown to Harding Stadium Friday. The kick for the annual Legends Night contest is set for 7 p.m. Before the game, Big Red’s Boosters Club will honor seniors from the 1991 SHS ...

Indian Creek has faith in Mazar

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WINTERSVILLE — After opening the season with a dramatic, come-from-behind win over Cambridge, the Indian Creek Redskins are back at Kettlewell Memorial Stadium to host Buckeye 8 North rival East Liverpool. “It really doesn’t matter what happened in Week 1. It’s a Buckeye 8 North game ...

Big Red sweeps Catholic Central, Weir High

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville volleyball team continued its best start in a few years by sweeping a pair of rivals Wednesday night inside the Crimson Center. Fresh off of a hard-fought victory over Indian Creek on Tuesday, Big Red handled Weir High and Catholic Central, both in straight ...

Four Redskins score pair of goals in win over CCHS

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MINGO JUNCTION — The Indian Creek girls soccer team won 9-0 over Catholic Central on senior night Wednesday. Payton Gaydosh, Abby Copeland, Riliegh Gualtiere and Sloane Lewis all scored two goals. Ashley Yaich recorded one. Lewis had two assists, and Maleah Kelly had one. Mackenzie Orban ...

Toronto volleyball falls to Shadyside

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SHADYSIDE — Trailing by six midway through the second set Wednesday evening, Cindy Archer felt her team needed a bit of a refresher. The first-year head coach of the Shadyside High volleyball team called her squad over to the bench and delivered a simple message, one that didn’t take long ...

Toronto golf team falls just short against Beaver Local

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TORONTO — The Toronto golf team fell to Beaver Local, 175-179, Wednesday at Dyer Country Club. Beaver Local’s Luke Eysteic was the medalist with a 38. Toronto’s Cole Degarmo led the Red Knights with a 42. Andre Roach shot a 44, Hunter Keenan a 45 and Brennan Suffoletta a 48. ...

Browns release Kendricks following trading charges

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BEREA — Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks was released by the NFL team Wednesday night, hours after he was charged by federal prosecutors in Philadelphia with insider trading. Kendricks, who signed a one-year contract with the Browns in June after winning a Super Bowl title last ...

Williams, Marte lead Pirates to 2-0 victory over Cardinals

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Trevor Williams pitched six strong innings, Starling Marte had an RBI single in the sixth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Wednesday night. Williams (11-9) gave up three hits and struck out a career-high eight. He has allowed just four ...

Flaherty, Cards top Bucs

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ST. LOUIS — The month of August has been great for rookie pitcher Jack Flaherty and the St. Louis Cardinals. Flaherty allowed just one run in seventh innings and Jose Martinez and Tyler O’Neill homered and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Tuesday night in Mike ...