Moundsville sweeps DH

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CRESCENT – Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks once said ‘it’s a nice day to play two.’ Sunday was certainly a good day for a doubleheader as far as Moundsville was concerned. It picked up a pair of Ohio Valley Baseball League road victories from Maynard and Barton. However, the ...

Avalanche, Lightning ready for Cup finals

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Steven Stamkos watched the Colorado Avalanche the past few years and figured he and the Tampa Bay Lightning would see them in the Stanley Cup Final before this. The Lightning are back, looking for the NHL’s first three-peat in almost 40 years, and the Colorado core led by Nathan ...

Peterson IV wins Bordas & Bordas Amateur

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WHEELING — When one of the oldest amateur golf tournaments in the country is played on one of the oldest golf courses in West Virginia, there’s obviously going to be a lot of history. That does not mean new history cannot be written, however, as was the case Sunday at the Bordas & ...

Golden State returns home with NBA Finals tied at 2

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the Boston Celtics search for answers in an effort to stop Stephen Curry in these NBA Finals, they know even their best defense won’t always be good enough. “Steph Curry is pretty good, if you guys haven’t noticed. He can shoot the ball unbelievably,” Boston ...

McIlroy defends Canadian Open title

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TORONTO (AP) — Rory McIlroy won the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday and gave the PGA Tour a strong response to the start of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational, closing with an 8-under 62 to win a wild race to the finish with Justin Thomas and Tony Finau. McIlroy had his first title defense ...

St. Clairsville Post 159 sweeps by New Philly

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NEW PHILADELPHIA – St. Clairsville Post 159 (3-0) remained unbeaten with a doubleheader sweep of homestanding New Philadelphia by scores of 8-4 and 11-1 in a game called after six innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. In the opener, Braylen Blomquist singled twice and doubled to spark a ...