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Schneid’s legacy will last forever in W.Va. Coaches HOF

I remember it like it was yesterday. I am junior high student at the Shadyside Relays and a shirt that a Magnolia athlete was wearing caught my attention. It read, “pain is temporary … Schneid is forever.” At that point, I knew only that Craig Schneid was the head coach of the Blue ...

Beast of the East week has arrived

WHEELING – The Beast of the East baseball tournament has become a staple of the Ohio Valley sports calendar. The 34th edition of the event, which was the brainchild of long-time West Liberty baseball coach Bo McConnaughy and BA Crawford, opens Thursday at a field near you and runs daily ...

St. Clairsville’s Gray headed to Motocross Nationals in Tennessee

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – A healthy Carter Gray is expecting a spot, or spots, on the podium when the 41st annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship rolls off the starting gate at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tn. He has qualified in two different classifications for the event ...

Sechrest, VanNest, Thompson lead All-TL track

The area delegation to the state track and field championship wasn’t the biggest ever sent, but it was a quality one. The entire collection of state qualifiers and a handful of others are all members of the 2022 All Times Leader Track and Field Team. The team is chosen by the T-L Sports ...

The final Debbie Green Memorial 5K to run on Aug. 7 in Wheeling

WHEELING — 2022 will be the final year for one of the Ohio Valley’s hallmark events as the Debbie Green Memorial 5K Run/Walk for Leukemia will end after 25 years, race director Ronnie Green announced earlier this week. “I don’t want anybody to think that this is an easy decision, ...

Wheeling’s Obecny finishes third in W.Va. Open; Brand wins

ROANOKE, W.Va. — Christian Brand played his best when it mattered most and he will be going home with the trophy to prove it after winning the 89th WV Open Championship at Stonewall Resort Friday afternoon. Brand shot 4-under 68 in the final round Friday to outpace second-place David ...