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Division VI and VII All-Ohio Team Listings

DIVISION VI Offensive players of the year: Caleb Gallwitz, Howard East Knox; Cody Benesh, Collins Western Reserve; Lane Ruby, Chillicothe Southeastern; Riley Huelskamp, Anna Defensive player of the year: Sawyer Koons, Glouster Trimble Coach of the year: Ty Stevenson, Collins Western ...

Super Six Football to feature coaches’ challenges

PARKERSBURG — The WVSSAC will put instant replay into effect for the first time during this weekend’s Super Six games at Wheeling Island Stadium. Both coaches will be granted two red challenge flags for regulation and overtime and can only challenge turnovers and scoring plays, with the ...

Cardinals riding wave of success behind Benner

WHEELING — Winning never gets old, and Christy Benner has done a ton of it in her 18 years as Wheeling University’s head volleyball coach. The current campaign is another Benner-directed success story. Her Cardinals are an impressive 31-3 and still counting. In the process, the Redbirds ...

Buckeyes make it eight straight wins vs. Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — J.K. Dobbins ran for four touchdowns and Justin Fields threw four TD passes, providing plenty of firepower for No. 2 Ohio State to rout No. 10 Michigan 56-27 Saturday for a school-record eighth straight win in the series. The Buckeyes (12-0, 9-0 Big Ten, No. 1 CFP) ...

PREP BOWLING PREVIEW: Area bowling takes another step forward

MARTINS FERRY — Another season, another step forward for Ohio Valley prep bowling. As the 2019-20 begins in earnest this week with league play beginning, a new era is under way. Bowling is now an OVAC sport. And with that, some new teams have joined the conference in the sport, especially ...

Davis dialed in as Bellaire girls roll

BELLAIRE — Katrina Davis knew the spotlight was going to be on her this winter as the Bellaire girls’ basketball team looked to move on without the services of a pair of 1,000-point scorers who graduated last spring. In her first outing with all eyes upon her, the 5-2 point guard showed ...

OSU, Michigan set for ‘The Game’

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ohio State is two wins away from having a shot at winning a second national championship in five seasons and a third title this century. Michigan is in the way. Maybe. The Buckeyes, ranked No. 1 in the College Football Playoff and No. 2 in The Associated Press ...

Wheeling Central to play for third straight A crown

FRANKLIN — They’re back! After a season-ending injury to their star quarterback Curtis McGhee and three road playoff games, the Wheeling Central Maroon Knights are heading back to the West Virginia Class A State Championship. The two-time defending state champions punched their ticket ...

WVU keeps TCU from bowl game

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Jarret Doege threw the ball and then took a big hit. When he got up and looked down the field, he saw the official with his hands in the air signaling a touchdown. “I had no idea what happened,” Doege said. “Just in my head. I’m ...

Nyquist’s hat trick helps CBJ top Pens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gustav Nyquist scored three times to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Friday night. Nick Foligno had two goals for the Blue Jackets, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Joonas Korpisalo had 29 saves, making several good stops ...

Wesson’s perfection propels No. 10 Bucks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andre Wesson scored 19 points to help No. 10 Ohio State rout Morgan State 90-57 on Friday night. Wesson made all four of his 3-point attempts and all seven of his free throws to lead the Buckeyes (7-0). He had scored just 21 points the entire season after missing two ...

Supporting cast bolsters Harrison Central victory

CADIZ — Throughout the summer and preseason, Justin Clifford has talked openly and often that the success of his Harrison Central Huskies will come down to how the supporting cast plays around junior leader Kobe Mitchell. So far, so good for the Huskies. Harrison Central got its usual ...

Strong start helps send Indian Creek girls past Harrison Central

CADIZ — When a team talks about wanting to play pressure defense, normally it’s of the full-court variety. Indian Creek demonstrated Wednesday evening at the gorgeous Harrison Central High School that that doesn’t always have to be the case. The Redskins (1-0) were very active with a ...

Ohio State’s talent rises past rival’s

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ohio State has turned one of the greatest rivalries in sports into a one-sided series against Michigan by simply having more talent on the field. That seems to be true throughout the rosters and it makes the largest difference on the offensive and defensive lines, ...

All Times Leader Football Team Named

The annual team is chosen by the Times Leader sports staff with the help of area football coaches and includes teams within the T-L coverage area as well as Linsly. Here's a capsule look at the honorees: CO-CAPTAIN WYATT REIMAN, Shadyside -- This sophomore had a breakout season for the ...

St. C.’s Myers won’t let obstacles slow him down

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Midway through this past high school football season, Isaak Myers hurt his wrist against Harrison Central. “I didn’t want to say anything because it was my senior year and I wanted to keep playing,” he remembered. He did. For the last four weeks of the regular ...

Flannery excited to cross an item off her bucket list this week

Lauren Flannery is excited to sit down with her family for Thanksgiving Dinner today. The former River High standout, however, won’t be enjoying turkey and all the trimmings with her parents, Mike and Carolyn, or her brother, Joey, at their home in Hannibal. Flannery, like so many ...