Shadyside subdues Bellaire, 75-57

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BELLAIRE – Shadyside wasted no time in asserting itself Tuesday evening at Bellaire. The Tigers scored the first seven points of the game and really never looked back en route to claiming a 75-57 repeat win over the Big Reds. For the second time this season, Shadyside (10-5) was able to ...

OVAC girls basketball tourney pairings set

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The path to an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball championship is set. The brackets for the 14th annual Wheeling Hospital OVAC Girls Basketball Championship finalized Tuesday afternoon with the top four teams in each class earning the right into the semifinals, which are slated ...

Prep Roundup: Union Local, Monroe post wins

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OLD WASHINGTON – Union Local kept its OVAC Tournament hopes alive when it went to Buckeye Trail and posed a 44-32 Tuesday evening. The Jets, fresh off a triple OT win at Cambridge, received 13 points from junior Beezer Porter and 11 from classmate D.J. Butts. Buckeye Trail was led by ...

Cameron routs Bridgeport

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CAMERON — Superior size and aggressive defense allowed the Cameron boys to open up a big lead in the first quarter and the Dragons never looked back, defeating visiting Bridgeport 84-48 Tuesday evening. It was the fifth win in a row for the surging Dragons (7-3) as both of their post ...

Big Papi elected to HOF; Bonds, Clemens and Schilling denied

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COOPERSTOWN, NY (AP) -- David Ortiz gazed at his phone, his pursed lips revealing nerves rarely seen from one of the game’s great clutch hitters. Pedro Martinez’s hand rested on Ortiz’s shoulder, and Martinez grinned when the good news came through. The former teammates embraced, and ...

MLB players withdraw free agency shift as labor talks resume

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NEW YORK (AP) — Locked-out Major League Baseball players removed the first of three major obstacles to a labor contract, withdrawing their proposal for more liberalized free agency when the sides met face-to-face Monday for the first time since the management lockout began Dec. 1. During a ...