Graneros’ FG sparks Linsly past Fort Frye

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BEVERLY -- The snap, the hold and the kick. Coach BJ Depew was confident with all three phases as his Linsly special teams lined up for a potential game-winning field goal against Fort Frye Friday on homecoming night at Cadet Stadium. And even though the attempt from 40 yards was set up on ...

Union Local hammers Weir

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WEIRTON - Union Local continued its impressive season by pulling away from host Weir High Friday night at Jimmy Carey Stadium for a 42-6 win. The Jets, with the win, improve to 6-0, while the Red Riders fall to 3-2. Union Local racked up 400 yards of offense, 270 of which came on the ...

Cambridge tops Martins Ferry

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CAMBRIDGE – A pair of teams looking to end losing streaks collided on Friday, with Martins Ferry paying a visit to McFarland Stadium to take on Cambridge High in a Buckeye 8 Conference match-up. A spirited second half rally propelled the Bobcats to a hard-fought 25-18 victory to improve to ...

Monroe Central wins first game

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WOODSFIELD -- Tucker Howell ran for two touchdowns and passed for a third as Monroe Central (1-5) tallied all of its points in the first half in a 36-8 rout of winless Magnolia Friday night at Monroe Park. Howell had scoring runs of 52 and 45 yards, while also finding Carter Knowlton for a ...

No. 3 Ohio State expects stiffer test against Wisconsin

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson tried to tone down the accolades and hyperbole that came after the Buckeyes’ 763-yard explosion against overmatched Toledo last week. Wilson, the former Indiana head coach, knows the challenge will be stiffer when the No. 3 ...

St. Clairsville girls hold off Harrison Central, 4-3

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE – St. Clairsville has never lost to Harrison Central in girls soccer action. That trend continued Thursday night despite the two squads having reversed campaigns this fall. The Red Devils (3-5-1) built a 4-1 lead only to have to hang on for a 4-3 victory on the artificial ...