W.Va linebackers will play key role vs. Ohio in OVAC ASG

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With Ohio expected to be a run-oriented team, West Virginia head coach B.J. Depew expects his linebackers to play a key role next Saturday in the OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game. Depew believes he and his staff have the pieces to match up with the Buckeye State on the second level ...

Tempers flare, benches empty in Pirates 4-1 win

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Coming off their first All-Star appearances, Bryan Reynolds homered and Adam Frazier hit a two-run single to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a testy 4-1 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night. Mets star shortstop Francisco Lindor left in the fifth inning with ...

Back in Phoenix, back to even: Suns, Bucks ready for Game 5

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PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns had designs on coming home with a chance to win their first championship. Khris Middleton’s shots and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s swat ended those thoughts. Now an NBA Finals that seemed very much in the Suns’ control when they left Phoenix a week ago ...

Estate-Smith capture BHCC member-guest championship

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One of the highlight events of the golfing summer at Belmont Hills Country Club was held last weekend. The 53rd annual BHCC Member-Guest Tournament drew a large field of players divided into six flights during a three-day event. John Estate and Geoff Smith, who claimed the fourth flight ...

Early exit for Reed, streak continues for Harris English

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Harris English has seen the peaks and valleys of golf, going from being a two-time winner to falling out of the top 300 in the world, and returning to being a two-time winner this year. Through it all, he could count on four days at the majors. English had made the cut in 13 consecutive ...

Martins Ferry’s Goff to play baseball at WU

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MARTINS FERRY — When selecting a college a lot of things beyond athletics come into play. As it pertains to Martins Ferry senior Chase Goff, Wheeling University checked all of the boxes. After doing his due diligence to the process, Goff has elected to continue his baseball and ...