Area athletes set for state track meet

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By SETH STASKEY Times Leader Sports Editor A huge step in the post-season puzzle of the Ohio track and field postseason has been accomplished by several area competitors. Now, however, it really gets challenging. No fewer than 27 area athletes are making their way to Columbus today to begin ...

WJU product Highsmith gearing up for NBA Finals

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When the NBA Finals tip off tonight at 8:30 inside the 19,520-seat Ball Arena, a former Wheeling Jesuit standout will be among those players on the Miami Heat bench. Haywood Highsmith, who played for the Cardinals from 2014-18, is among the 8-player rotation that the eighth-seeded Heat have ...

Naylor HR and 6 RBIs highlight Guards’ win

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BALTIMORE (AP) -- What a rare sight it was, watching the Cleveland Guardians smashing home runs, spraying hits all over the ballpark and repeatedly touching down on home plate. Josh Naylor homered, had a career-high four hits and drove in six runs to highlight an uncommon power display by ...

Reynolds sparks Pirates past Giants

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bryan Reynolds drove in three runs and made a leaping catch against the wall, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 9-4 on Wednesday to climb back above .500. Former Giants Andrew McCutchen and Connor Joe each went 3 for 4 with an RBI as the ...

OVAC All-Star Softball Game set for Monday at I-470 Fields

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ELM GROVE – The 24th annual OVAC All-Star Softball Game doesn’t usually make exceptions for players who are taking vacations at the same time as the game. However, there is always a first, and even, a second. As the senior players on the Ohio and West Virginia rosters were warming up for ...