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Post 1 Ready For State Tournament Video included

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Action begins Wednesday
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Conlin Named Central Baseball Coach

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Conlin has been an assistant coach for the past 12 years under Wodusky
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Edwards Drives Rebellion To Victory

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Rebellion 3  Bandits 1
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Ohio Hangs On to Win OVAC All-Star Football Game Video included

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Ohio 27 West Virginia 26
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West Virginia Open Tennis Championships Video included

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Whittingham wins men's ; Grzyb winswomen'ss
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Post 1 Wins Area Championship Video included

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Wheeling 5  Weirton 2
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Post 1 Advances To Area Championship Game Video included

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Weirton and Moundsville to meet in an elimination game
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"Evening With The Stars" Video included

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Part of the week long celebration for the Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Charity Football Game
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  • Brand Wins West Virginia Golf Open

    Brand Wins West Virginia Golf Open

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:54:41 GMT
    Wheeling's Jason Martin finished tied for 5th
    Wheeling's Jason Martin finished tied for 5th
  • Charleston's Will Evans Leads WV Open

    Charleston's Will Evans Leads WV Open

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:57:03 GMT
    Wheeling's Jason Martin is 5 shots back
    Wheeling's Jason Martin is 5 shots back
  • Pony World Series Coming To Washington

    Pony World Series Coming To Washington

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:00:34 GMT
    August 8-13
    August 8-13
  • West Virginia Open Tennis Tournament Ready To Begin

    West Virginia Open Tennis Tournament Ready To Begin

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:55:50 GMT
    Tournament starts Friday at Oglebay
    Tournament starts Friday at Oglebay
  • Tatum Edwards Shines in Rebellion Victory

    Tatum Edwards Shines in Rebellion Victory

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:11:49 GMT
    Rebellion 3  Racers 2
    Rebellion 3  Racers 2
  • OVAC All-Stars Report to Camp at Bethany College

    OVAC All-Stars Report to Camp at Bethany College

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:39:17 GMT
    The 69th Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Classic is a week away, but the players and coaching staffs have set up shop for the week at Bethany College.The West Virgina stars are being coached by the Linsly staff, headed by B.J. Depew, who also coached the game in 2008, and was an assistant coach on his father Terry's staff in 2005.The Ohio stars will be led by Jose Davis, the new coach at St.John Central. He guided his alma mater Bellaire High School for the past five seasons and qualified ...
    The 69th Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Classic is a week away, but the players and coaching staffs have set up shop for the week at Bethany College.The West Virgina stars are being coached by the Linsly staff, headed by B.J. Depew, who also coached the game in 2008, and was an assistant coach on his father Terry's staff in 2005.The Ohio stars will be led by Jose Davis, the new coach at St.John Central. He guided his alma mater Bellaire High School for the past five seasons and qualified ...
  • OVAC All-Star Football Week Opens

    OVAC All-Star Football Week Opens

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:37:56 GMT
    The game is Sunday at 7 p.m. at Wheeling Island Stadium
    The game is Sunday at 7 p.m. at Wheeling Island Stadium
  • Stewart Ijames Signs with Arizona Diamondbacks

    Stewart Ijames Signs with Arizona Diamondbacks

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:04:27 GMT
    The left-handed power hitter has cranked 15 home runs this season and leaves the Frontier League tied  with River City Rascals catcher Josh Ludy.
    The left-handed power hitter has cranked 15 home runs this season and leaves the Frontier League tied  with River City Rascals catcher Josh Ludy.
  • Nailers Announce Preseason Schedule

    Nailers Announce Preseason Schedule

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:01:09 GMT
    Home Opener Is October 18th
    Home Opener Is October 18th
  • Wheeling Post 1 Shuts Out Weirton Post 10

    Wheeling Post 1 Shuts Out Weirton Post 10

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:59:29 GMT
    Wheeling 10  Weirton 0  
    Wheeling 10  Weirton 0  
  • West Liberty Basketball Adds Three Transfers

    West Liberty Basketball Adds Three Transfers

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:35:47 GMT
    After coming up just a few minutes short of his first NCAA Division II national championship last winter, West Liberty University men’s basketball coach Jim Crutchfield is reloading again. Having already landed a deep and talented high school recruiting class after last season’s run to the national championship game, the veteran coach has bolstered the roster of his four-time defending Atlantic Region titlists even further with a trio of collegiate transfers for the 2014-15 season. Sophomor...
    After coming up just a few minutes short of his first NCAA Division II national championship last winter, West Liberty University men’s basketball coach Jim Crutchfield is reloading again. Having already landed a deep and talented high school recruiting class after last season’s run to the national championship game, the veteran coach has bolstered the roster of his four-time defending Atlantic Region titlists even further with a trio of collegiate transfers for the 2014-15 season. Sophomor...
  • Wheeling Post 1 Shuts Out Moundsville Post 3, Again

    Wheeling Post 1 Shuts Out Moundsville Post 3, Again

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-07-16 01:58:34 GMT
    Wheeling 10  Moundsville 0  
    Wheeling 10  Moundsville 0  
  • Bison Named to USA College Football DIII Preseason All-America Teams

    Bison Named to USA College Football DIII Preseason All-America Teams

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:34:55 GMT
    Bethany College football standouts, seniors Wyssmy Despange and Stephen Amic as well as junior Eric Blinn , have all been named to the 26th USA College Football Division III Preseason All-America teams, announced USA Football Network, Inc.
    Bethany College football standouts, seniors Wyssmy Despange and Stephen Amic as well as junior Eric Blinn , have all been named to the 26th USA College Football Division III Preseason All-America teams, announced USA Football Network, Inc.
  • Marshall extends Holliday's contract 2 years

    Marshall extends Holliday's contract 2 years

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:45:00 GMT
      Holliday's contract now runs through the 2017 season
      Holliday's contract now runs through the 2017 season
  • Bart Mease Wins Stoney

    Bart Mease Wins Stoney

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:03:24 GMT
    Bart Mease shot 68 on the Palmer course on Saturday and 72 on Jones on Sunday
    Bart Mease shot 68 on the Palmer course on Saturday and 72 on Jones on Sunday
  • Ijames Powers Wild Things to 3-2 Victory

    Ijames Powers Wild Things to 3-2 Victory

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:44:09 GMT
    Wild Things 3  Freedom 2
    Wild Things 3  Freedom 2
  • Crushers Take Series With Wild Things

    Crushers Take Series With Wild Things

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:05:13 GMT
    Lake Erie 5 Wild Things 2
    Lake Erie 5 Wild Things 2
  • Steubenville Post 33 Drops Wheeling Post 1

    Steubenville Post 33 Drops Wheeling Post 1

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:58:29 GMT
    Steubenville 10  Wheeling 4
    Steubenville 10  Wheeling 4
  • Washington Splits Doubleheader with Crushers

    Washington Splits Doubleheader with Crushers

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:54:45 GMT
    The Washington Wild Things, split a scheduled twin-bill opposite against their East Division rival the Lake Erie Crushers Wednesday at CONSOL Energy Park. Washington took the first half of the two games set by a score of, 4-1, while the Crushers battled to win the late evening’s contest, 3-1. Washington opened the floodgates in the third inning of the opener, touching home four times en route to their game one victory. A leadoff walk to catcher Jim Vahalik and an error by Lake Erie’s defens...
    The Washington Wild Things, split a scheduled twin-bill opposite against their East Division rival the Lake Erie Crushers Wednesday at CONSOL Energy Park. Washington took the first half of the two games set by a score of, 4-1, while the Crushers battled to win the late evening’s contest, 3-1. Washington opened the floodgates in the third inning of the opener, touching home four times en route to their game one victory. A leadoff walk to catcher Jim Vahalik and an error by Lake Erie’s defens...
  • Wheeling Country Club Hosting March of Dimes Event

    Wheeling Country Club Hosting March of Dimes Event

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:41:05 GMT
    Wheeling Country Club is hosting the fourth annual March of Dimes Golf Outing this Friday afternoon.Wheeling County Club head professional Jason Martin and his wife P.J. are hosting the event, in honor of their oldest son John Patrick, who was born prematurely seven years ago, seven weeks early, and was a mere three pounds. They've raised over $50,000 for the March of Dimes so far, and hope to raise $15,000 more this year.KLM Properties of Morgantown, WV is once again the title sponsor. Robin...
    Wheeling Country Club is hosting the fourth annual March of Dimes Golf Outing this Friday afternoon.Wheeling County Club head professional Jason Martin and his wife P.J. are hosting the event, in honor of their oldest son John Patrick, who was born prematurely seven years ago, seven weeks early, and was a mere three pounds. They've raised over $50,000 for the March of Dimes so far, and hope to raise $15,000 more this year.KLM Properties of Morgantown, WV is once again the title sponsor. Robin...
  • Stoney Hollow Tourney Tee Times

    Stoney Hollow Tourney Tee Times

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-07-09 14:47:49 GMT
    The 15th Annual Stoney Hollow Amateur Golf Tournament will be played this weekend July 12 13. The tournament which is considered by many the best amateur tournament in the country is played on both the Arnold Palmer and the Robert Trent Jones Courses at The Speidel Golf Club at Oglebay Park.The Tournament provides $ 15,000 in prize certificates and each participant receives a valuable gift pack in addition to meals each day. Both courses will be used each day.The tournament is both an indivi...
    The 15th Annual Stoney Hollow Amateur Golf Tournament will be played this weekend July 12 13. The tournament which is considered by many the best amateur tournament in the country is played on both the Arnold Palmer and the Robert Trent Jones Courses at The Speidel Golf Club at Oglebay Park.The Tournament provides $ 15,000 in prize certificates and each participant receives a valuable gift pack in addition to meals each day. Both courses will be used each day.The tournament is both an indivi...
  • Pride Shuts Out Rebellion

    Pride Shuts Out Rebellion

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-09 03:55:30 GMT
    Pride 5 Rebellion 0
    Pride 5 Rebellion 0
  • McLean Named Brooke High School Football Coach

    McLean Named Brooke High School Football Coach

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-07-08 18:12:16 GMT
    Mac McLean, 38, is the new head football coach at Brooke High School. He replaces Sean Blumette, who coached for two seasons, posting identical 3-7 seasons.McLean spent the past 12 seasons as the quarterbacks/defensive backs coach at St.Clairsville, where his younger brother Brett is the head coach.McLean is a 1994 graduate of Brooke High and played quarterback and receiver for the legendary Paul "Bud" Billiard. You can find the 2014 Brooke football schedule here:
    Mac McLean, 38, is the new head football coach at Brooke High School. He replaces Sean Blumette, who coached for two seasons, posting identical 3-7 seasons.McLean spent the past 12 seasons as the quarterbacks/defensive backs coach at St.Clairsville, where his younger brother Brett is the head coach.McLean is a 1994 graduate of Brooke High and played quarterback and receiver for the legendary Paul "Bud" Billiard. You can find the 2014 Brooke football schedule here:
  • Kamali Fires a 59 at Crispin

    Kamali Fires a 59 at Crispin

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:48:59 GMT
    Texas native Paymon Kamali, 33, shot what is believed to be a course-record 59 at Oglebay Park's Crispin Golf Course on July 1.Kamali's nephew Marshall witnessed the magical round, as well as normal playing partner Brad Bishop, who wasn't playing that day, but rode along and acted as Kamali's caddie.The round of 59 consisted of two eagles (holes 8 and 9) and nine birdies. He actually bogeyed No.11, but came back and birdied No.12. Kamali went crazy on the front nine, carding an amazing 26. He...
    Texas native Paymon Kamali, 33, shot what is believed to be a course-record 59 at Oglebay Park's Crispin Golf Course on July 1.Kamali's nephew Marshall witnessed the magical round, as well as normal playing partner Brad Bishop, who wasn't playing that day, but rode along and acted as Kamali's caddie.The round of 59 consisted of two eagles (holes 8 and 9) and nine birdies. He actually bogeyed No.11, but came back and birdied No.12. Kamali went crazy on the front nine, carding an amazing 26. He...
  • Wheeling Post 1 Wins "Beast" Second Place Tournament

    Wheeling Post 1 Wins "Beast" Second Place Tournament

    Sunday, July 6 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-07-07 03:54:37 GMT
    Finishes 8-1 over the weekend
    Finishes 8-1 over the weekend
  • Post 1 Unbeaten In Beast

    Post 1 Unbeaten In Beast

    Friday, July 4 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-04 23:05:19 GMT
    Post 1 now 4-0
    Post 1 now 4-0
  • Post 1 Strong In Beast Opener

    Post 1 Strong In Beast Opener

    Thursday, July 3 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-07-03 23:11:44 GMT
    Moundsville Post 3 opens with a pair of wins too
    Moundsville Post 3 opens with a pair of wins too
  • Nailers Re-Sign Mike Ratchuk

    Nailers Re-Sign Mike Ratchuk

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:25:13 GMT
     All-ECHL Second Team Member Returns to Wheeling After Most Productive Pro Season
     All-ECHL Second Team Member Returns to Wheeling After Most Productive Pro Season

  • Nailers Announce 2014 Qualifying Offers

    Nailers Announce 2014 Qualifying Offers

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-03 02:49:42 GMT
    Wheeling Qualifies Seven Players
    Wheeling Qualifies Seven Players
  • 2015 Cancer Research Classic Field Announced

    2015 Cancer Research Classic Field Announced

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-07-02 03:01:42 GMT
    This years tournament is scheduled for January 2nd and 3rd
    This years tournament is scheduled for January 2nd and 3rd
  • Greenbrier Classic Week is Underway

    Greenbrier Classic Week is Underway

    Monday, June 30 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-06-30 14:12:29 GMT
    The 5th Greenbrier Classic is underway in White Sulphur Springs.Although the tournament doesn't begin until Thursday, the first of two Pro/Ams takes place today and features WTRF's Mike Anthony.Mike is paired with Ted Potter Jr., the 2012 Greenbrier Classic champion, along with amateurs Alston Spears and Martin Wellman. Spears is a two-time, high school state champion from Roane County High School, who will be playing his college golf for coach Mike Ricci at West Liberty University.The Pro/Am...
    The 5th Greenbrier Classic is underway in White Sulphur Springs.Although the tournament doesn't begin until Thursday, the first of two Pro/Ams takes place today and features WTRF's Mike Anthony.Mike is paired with Ted Potter Jr., the 2012 Greenbrier Classic champion, along with amateurs Alston Spears and Martin Wellman. Spears is a two-time, high school state champion from Roane County High School, who will be playing his college golf for coach Mike Ricci at West Liberty University.The Pro/Am...
  • Post 1 Wins 8th Straight

    Post 1 Wins 8th Straight

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:47:31 GMT
    Wheeling 15   St.Marys  0
    Wheeling 15   St.Marys  0
  • Ijames Powers Wild Things to Victory

    Ijames Powers Wild Things to Victory

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-06-27 03:02:00 GMT
    Wild Things 5  Beach Bums 2
    Wild Things 5  Beach Bums 2
  • Beach Bums Hold Off Wild Things

    Beach Bums Hold Off Wild Things

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-06-26 03:54:04 GMT
    Beach Bums 3 Wild Things 2
    Beach Bums 3 Wild Things 2
  • Wheeling Park's Cole Hand Wins 2014 West Virginia Junior Amateur Championship

    Wheeling Park's Cole Hand Wins 2014 West Virginia Junior Amateur Championship

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-06-25 23:37:30 GMT
      Defeats Colin Bowles In Sudden Death Playoff To Capture Title
      Defeats Colin Bowles In Sudden Death Playoff To Capture Title
  • Martin in a Hole at PGA Professional National Championship

    Martin in a Hole at PGA Professional National Championship

    Sunday, June 22 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-06-23 03:44:10 GMT
    Wheeling Country Club pro Jason Martin shot an opening-round +6 over par 78 in the opening round of the 47th PGA Professional National Championship at the Dunes Golf Beach Club Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach.Martin made four birdies, but had eight bogeys and a double-bogey. He's tied for 222nd out of 311 players, and will have to go low to make tomorrow's cut.The leaders are Dave McNabb and Johan Kok who carded rounds of -5 under par 67.The top 20 finishers earn a spot in the PGA ...
    Wheeling Country Club pro Jason Martin shot an opening-round +6 over par 78 in the opening round of the 47th PGA Professional National Championship at the Dunes Golf Beach Club Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach.Martin made four birdies, but had eight bogeys and a double-bogey. He's tied for 222nd out of 311 players, and will have to go low to make tomorrow's cut.The leaders are Dave McNabb and Johan Kok who carded rounds of -5 under par 67.The top 20 finishers earn a spot in the PGA ...
  • Phillips Throws 3 TD Passes, but North Falls to South

    Phillips Throws 3 TD Passes, but North Falls to South

    Saturday, June 21 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-06-22 03:46:59 GMT
    Former Wheeling Park High School quarterback, Gannon University freshman-to-be Zach Phillips, threw three touchdown passes and was named the North squad MVP, but the South defeated the North 42-26 in the annual all-star classic in Charleston.It was back-and-forth early, as the North struck first on a Phillips scoring strike to Bridgeport's Anthony Bonamico. With the game tied at 7-7, Phillips connected with Chase Banker of North Marion to give the North a 14-7 lead. The North held a slim 14-1...
    Former Wheeling Park High School quarterback, Gannon University freshman-to-be Zach Phillips, threw three touchdown passes and was named the North squad MVP, but the South defeated the North 42-26 in the annual all-star classic in Charleston.It was back-and-forth early, as the North struck first on a Phillips scoring strike to Bridgeport's Anthony Bonamico. With the game tied at 7-7, Phillips connected with Chase Banker of North Marion to give the North a 14-7 lead. The North held a slim 14-1...
  • Anania Grabs Lead At 95th West Virginia Amateur Championship

    Anania Grabs Lead At 95th West Virginia Amateur Championship

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-06-18 16:14:33 GMT
    Wheeling's Obecny five shots back in 6th
    Wheeling's Obecny five shots back in 6th
  • Wheeling Park Football Using Summer to Get Ready

    Wheeling Park Football Using Summer to Get Ready

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-06-17 18:47:24 GMT
    The Wheeling Park High School football coaching staff has started using its three weeks of allotted days in June to teach its schemes and techniques to its players before two-a-days start in August.Head coach Chris Daughterly likes this time of the summer to get prepared for August.The Patriots will need to replace record-setting quarterback Zach Phillips and receiver Eric Banks. But they have plenty of firepower left from last year's 11-2 team, which advanced to the Class AAA semifinals.Seni...
    The Wheeling Park High School football coaching staff has started using its three weeks of allotted days in June to teach its schemes and techniques to its players before two-a-days start in August.Head coach Chris Daughterly likes this time of the summer to get prepared for August.The Patriots will need to replace record-setting quarterback Zach Phillips and receiver Eric Banks. But they have plenty of firepower left from last year's 11-2 team, which advanced to the Class AAA semifinals.Seni...
  • Nadeau Wins Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic

    Nadeau Wins Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic

    Sunday, June 15 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-06-15 23:12:55 GMT
    Vinny Nadeua is the 2014 Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic winner after finishing a sizzling -14 under par at Oglebay's Crispin Golf Course over two days..Nadeau, 26, from Gordonsville, VA, made a hole in one during a practice round on Friday, before carding rounds of 63 and 65 to win by one shot over defending champion Bryan Myers.Myers, who would've loved nothing more than to win on his first Father's Day, after daughter Adyn was born this week, shot rounds of 65 and 64.Mark Cimarolli (66, 65)...
    Vinny Nadeua is the 2014 Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic winner after finishing a sizzling -14 under par at Oglebay's Crispin Golf Course over two days..Nadeau, 26, from Gordonsville, VA, made a hole in one during a practice round on Friday, before carding rounds of 63 and 65 to win by one shot over defending champion Bryan Myers.Myers, who would've loved nothing more than to win on his first Father's Day, after daughter Adyn was born this week, shot rounds of 65 and 64.Mark Cimarolli (66, 65)...
  • Washington Picks Up Win in Game One, Will Resume Game Two Thursday

    Washington Picks Up Win in Game One, Will Resume Game Two Thursday

    Thursday, June 12 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-06-12 04:10:08 GMT
    Wild Things 2  Boomers 1 - Game 1 Final
    Wild Things 2  Boomers 1 - Game 1 Final
  • Young Named Girls Basketball Coach at Wheeling Park

    Young Named Girls Basketball Coach at Wheeling Park

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-06-10 18:16:26 GMT
    Ryan Young has been hired as the new girls' basketball coach at Wheeling Park High School.Young, 35, was an assistant coach under Meredith Dailer for four seasons from 2009 through 2012, and was a middle school head coach at Triadelphia last season. During his time as an assistant coach, Young helped the Lady Patriots to a pair of OVAC titles and three straight appearances in the state tournament in Charleston. His assistant coaches will be named in the next few weeks.In his playing days at W...
    Ryan Young has been hired as the new girls' basketball coach at Wheeling Park High School.Young, 35, was an assistant coach under Meredith Dailer for four seasons from 2009 through 2012, and was a middle school head coach at Triadelphia last season. During his time as an assistant coach, Young helped the Lady Patriots to a pair of OVAC titles and three straight appearances in the state tournament in Charleston. His assistant coaches will be named in the next few weeks.In his playing days at W...
  • Walter Holds Draft Party, Sendoff at Ye Old Alpha

    Walter Holds Draft Party, Sendoff at Ye Old Alpha

    Sunday, June 8 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-06-09 03:42:25 GMT
    Wheeling native Corey Walter held a draft party, sendoff the Ye Old Alpha on Sunday evening. He was surrounded by family and close friends, who were congratulating him and wishing him good luck.Walter, 21, was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 28th round of the MLB Entry Draft on Saturday.Walter spent the past four seasons as a starting/relief pitcher for the West Virginia Mountaineers. He is a 2010 graduate of Wheeling Park High School.He leaves for Arizona on Tuesday, where he'll be ...
    Wheeling native Corey Walter held a draft party, sendoff the Ye Old Alpha on Sunday evening. He was surrounded by family and close friends, who were congratulating him and wishing him good luck.Walter, 21, was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 28th round of the MLB Entry Draft on Saturday.Walter spent the past four seasons as a starting/relief pitcher for the West Virginia Mountaineers. He is a 2010 graduate of Wheeling Park High School.He leaves for Arizona on Tuesday, where he'll be ...
  • Post 1 Splits DH with Mount Airy, Maryland

    Post 1 Splits DH with Mount Airy, Maryland

    Sunday, June 8 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-06-09 03:17:21 GMT
    Wheeling Post 1 split a double-header with Mount Airy, Maryland today at the I-470 Chambers Complex.Post 1 won Game one 7-0, behind the pitching of Mo Mo Felt. The Linsly grad, and Dickinson University pitcher, needed just 73 pitches, scattering six hits, and struck out one.Joey Minor had three hits and scored two runs, while Eric Crow drove in a pair of runs.Mount Airy struck for six runs in the sixth inning of game two to steal the nightcap 6-4.Post 1 is now 2-1 on the season.
    Wheeling Post 1 split a double-header with Mount Airy, Maryland today at the I-470 Chambers Complex.Post 1 won Game one 7-0, behind the pitching of Mo Mo Felt. The Linsly grad, and Dickinson University pitcher, needed just 73 pitches, scattering six hits, and struck out one.Joey Minor had three hits and scored two runs, while Eric Crow drove in a pair of runs.Mount Airy struck for six runs in the sixth inning of game two to steal the nightcap 6-4.Post 1 is now 2-1 on the season.
  • Wheeling Native Walter Drafted by Oakland A's

    Wheeling Native Walter Drafted by Oakland A's

    Saturday, June 7 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-06-08 00:56:39 GMT
    Wheeling native Corey Walter was drafted in the 28th round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft by the Oakland Athletics.Walter, 21, pitched the past four seasons at West Virginia University, after graduating from Wheeling Park High School in 2010.Walter (RHP) was used as a reliever and starting pitcher, and made over 20 career starts.He reports to Arizona on Tuesday.
    Wheeling native Corey Walter was drafted in the 28th round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft by the Oakland Athletics.Walter, 21, pitched the past four seasons at West Virginia University, after graduating from Wheeling Park High School in 2010.Walter (RHP) was used as a reliever and starting pitcher, and made over 20 career starts.He reports to Arizona on Tuesday.
  • Brown Wins a Pair of Silver Medals at State Track Meet

    Brown Wins a Pair of Silver Medals at State Track Meet

    Saturday, June 7 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-06-07 22:57:00 GMT
    St.Clairsville High School senior Jaylon Brown won a pair of silver medals at the annual Ohio state track meet at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus.Brown finished second in the 100 and 200. He also anchored the Red Devils' 4x1 relay team to a fourth place finish and finished ninth in the long jump. The Red Devil boys finished in a tie for sixth place overall in the Division II standings. Sreetsboro freshman Dakari Carter won the 100 with a time of 10.83, Brown was 10.90, and Ohio State football...
    St.Clairsville High School senior Jaylon Brown won a pair of silver medals at the annual Ohio state track meet at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus.Brown finished second in the 100 and 200. He also anchored the Red Devils' 4x1 relay team to a fourth place finish and finished ninth in the long jump. The Red Devil boys finished in a tie for sixth place overall in the Division II standings. Sreetsboro freshman Dakari Carter won the 100 with a time of 10.83, Brown was 10.90, and Ohio State football...
  • Wheeling Park's Season Ends in Heartbreak Fashion

    Wheeling Park's Season Ends in Heartbreak Fashion

    Saturday, June 7 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-06-07 14:07:21 GMT
    The Wheeling Park High School baseball team saw its season end in heartbreaking fashion as the Riverside Warriors eliminated the Patriots 3-2 i the Class AAA state semifinals.The Patriots held a 1-0 lead until the bottom the sixth inning, when the Warriors pushed two across to take the lead 2-1 heading to the seventh.Wheeling Park's Nathan Hardman singled in Collin Hlad with the tying run with two outs to send it to the bottom of the seventh.But after two outs, and no one one, the Warriors co...
    The Wheeling Park High School baseball team saw its season end in heartbreaking fashion as the Riverside Warriors eliminated the Patriots 3-2 i the Class AAA state semifinals.The Patriots held a 1-0 lead until the bottom the sixth inning, when the Warriors pushed two across to take the lead 2-1 heading to the seventh.Wheeling Park's Nathan Hardman singled in Collin Hlad with the tying run with two outs to send it to the bottom of the seventh.But after two outs, and no one one, the Warriors co...
  • Pennsylvania Loses Inaugural Home Opener

    Pennsylvania Loses Inaugural Home Opener

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-06-06 03:51:17 GMT
    Pride 6  Rebellion 2
    Pride 6  Rebellion 2
  • Chapman Leads West Virginia Over Ohio

    Chapman Leads West Virginia Over Ohio

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-06-06 03:09:28 GMT
    West Virginia 8  Ohio 7
    West Virginia 8  Ohio 7
  • Rebellion Ready For Home Opener

    Rebellion Ready For Home Opener

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-06-05 03:48:23 GMT
    Series continues over the weekend
    Series continues over the weekend
  • Wild Things Sink Traverse City

    Wild Things Sink Traverse City

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-06-05 03:08:11 GMT
    Wild Things 3 Beach Bums 2
    Wild Things 3 Beach Bums 2
  • Blumette Steps Down As Brooke Football Coach

    Blumette Steps Down As Brooke Football Coach

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-06-05 03:00:44 GMT
    After 2 seasons on the job
    After 2 seasons on the job
  • Nailers Announce 2014-15 Schedule

    Nailers Announce 2014-15 Schedule

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-06-04 20:40:00 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers, have released their schedule for the 2014-15 regular season. The schedule features 14 different opponents, while 30 of the team's 36 home games will be played on weekends.The 2014-15 schedule will give Wheeling fans a chance to see more variety of teams at WesBanco Arena, while also keeping some of the more popular rivalries at a high number. The Nailers' most frequent opponent is the Elmira Jackals, whom they will face on 14 occasions (7 home, 7 away), while the Reading...
    The Wheeling Nailers, have released their schedule for the 2014-15 regular season. The schedule features 14 different opponents, while 30 of the team's 36 home games will be played on weekends.The 2014-15 schedule will give Wheeling fans a chance to see more variety of teams at WesBanco Arena, while also keeping some of the more popular rivalries at a high number. The Nailers' most frequent opponent is the Elmira Jackals, whom they will face on 14 occasions (7 home, 7 away), while the Reading...
  • Wild Things Blast Beach Bums

    Wild Things Blast Beach Bums

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-06-04 03:47:15 GMT
    Wild Things 15  Beach Bums 8
    Wild Things 15  Beach Bums 8
  • First Place Rebellion Rally to 6-3 Win over Pride

    First Place Rebellion Rally to 6-3 Win over Pride

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-06-03 20:37:01 GMT
    The Pennsylvania Rebellion, turned to a pair of late home runs by National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) veterans Courtney Liddle and Angeline Quiocho to defeat the USSSA Pride 6-3 Monday at Joe Cannon Stadium in Hanover, MD. Liddle and Quiocho, who both played on the New York/New Jersey Comets squad in 2013, each combined for a solo homer and a go-ahead two-run blast in the sixth to mark the team’s second win in franchise history. Rebellion starter Angelique Bunner walked away with a no decision, a...
    The Pennsylvania Rebellion, turned to a pair of late home runs by National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) veterans Courtney Liddle and Angeline Quiocho to defeat the USSSA Pride 6-3 Monday at Joe Cannon Stadium in Hanover, MD. Liddle and Quiocho, who both played on the New York/New Jersey Comets squad in 2013, each combined for a solo homer and a go-ahead two-run blast in the sixth to mark the team’s second win in franchise history. Rebellion starter Angelique Bunner walked away with a no decision, a...
  • Ohio Wins OVAC All-Star Baseball Game

    Ohio Wins OVAC All-Star Baseball Game

    Monday, June 2 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-06-03 03:41:02 GMT
    Ohio 7  West Virginia 4
    Ohio 7  West Virginia 4
  • Nailers Announce 2014 Protected List

    Nailers Announce 2014 Protected List

    Monday, June 2 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-06-02 21:03:51 GMT
    Wheeling Lists 23 Players; Three Key Dates Remain in June
    Wheeling Lists 23 Players; Three Key Dates Remain in June
  • Bishops Fall In Regional Final

    Bishops Fall In Regional Final

    Friday, May 30 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-05-31 03:48:48 GMT
    St.Marys 6  Bishop Donahue 3
    St.Marys 6  Bishop Donahue 3
  • Wild Walk Off Over Windy City

    Wild Walk Off Over Windy City

    Friday, May 30 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-05-31 03:43:28 GMT
    Wild Things 4   ThunderBolts 3   F/11
    Wild Things 4   ThunderBolts 3   F/11
  • Rebellion Lose Inaugural Season Opener

    Rebellion Lose Inaugural Season Opener

    Friday, May 30 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-05-31 03:13:29 GMT
    Pride 2  Rebellion 1
    Pride 2  Rebellion 1
  • Wheeling Park Baseball Headed To State Tournament

    Wheeling Park Baseball Headed To State Tournament

    Friday, May 30 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-05-31 03:07:30 GMT
    Wheeling Park 9  Morgantown 6
    Wheeling Park 9  Morgantown 6
  • Big Red Baseball Falls in Regional Semifinal

    Big Red Baseball Falls in Regional Semifinal

    Thursday, May 29 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-05-30 03:51:48 GMT
    Steubenville Big Red gave up three runs in the first inning and never recovered, bowing out 7-1 against Dover, in the regional semifinal in Zanesville.,Big Red starter Justin Corsi took the loss.Steubenville's lone run came home courtesy of a wild pitch. They finish the season with a 23-5 record, under veteran head coach Fred Heatherington.
    Steubenville Big Red gave up three runs in the first inning and never recovered, bowing out 7-1 against Dover, in the regional semifinal in Zanesville.,Big Red starter Justin Corsi took the loss.Steubenville's lone run came home courtesy of a wild pitch. They finish the season with a 23-5 record, under veteran head coach Fred Heatherington.
  • Wild Finish Lifts Donahue By Magnolia

    Wild Finish Lifts Donahue By Magnolia

    Thursday, May 29 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-05-30 03:08:02 GMT
    Bishop Donahue 7  Magnolia 6
    Bishop Donahue 7  Magnolia 6
  • Wheeling Park, Magnolia Softball Seasons End in State Tournament

    Wheeling Park, Magnolia Softball Seasons End in State Tournament

    Thursday, May 29 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-05-29 22:29:34 GMT
    The Wheeling Park Patriots and Magnolia Blue Eagles saw their seasons end this morning in the state tournament in Vienna.In Class 3A, the Lady Patriots lost 2-0 against eventual state champion Lincoln County in the early game, and fell 6-1 against Musselman in the state semifinals.Morgan Karnell delivered the Patrtiots' lone run with and RBI single in the sixth inning. Wheeling Park finished the season with a 19-8 record. It was also the final game for longtime head coach Dee Davis and assist...
    The Wheeling Park Patriots and Magnolia Blue Eagles saw their seasons end this morning in the state tournament in Vienna.In Class 3A, the Lady Patriots lost 2-0 against eventual state champion Lincoln County in the early game, and fell 6-1 against Musselman in the state semifinals.Morgan Karnell delivered the Patrtiots' lone run with and RBI single in the sixth inning. Wheeling Park finished the season with a 19-8 record. It was also the final game for longtime head coach Dee Davis and assist...
  • Washington Sweeps Slammers in Joliet

    Washington Sweeps Slammers in Joliet

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-05-29 03:52:50 GMT
    Now 7-4 they are in a tie for first place in the East Division with the Evansville Otters
    Now 7-4 they are in a tie for first place in the East Division with the Evansville Otters
  • Magnolia Softball Gets First Win At State Tournament

    Magnolia Softball Gets First Win At State Tournament

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-05-29 03:41:40 GMT
    Magnolia 4 Sherman 2
    Magnolia 4 Sherman 2
  • Park Softball Wins Tournament Opener

    Park Softball Wins Tournament Opener

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-05-29 03:03:15 GMT
    Wheeling Park  7  Ripley 1 
    Wheeling Park  7  Ripley 1 
  • Wheeling Park Baseball Advances To Regional Championship

    Wheeling Park Baseball Advances To Regional Championship

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-28 03:16:30 GMT
    Wheeling Park 10 Parkersburg South 0   F/5
    Wheeling Park 10 Parkersburg South 0   F/5
  • Free Golf Demo Day Set Up for Thursday

    Free Golf Demo Day Set Up for Thursday

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-05-27 20:44:29 GMT
    Some of golf's biggest and most popular manufactures will be in Wheeling on Thursday for a free demo day and club fitting at the Oglebay Park Driving Range.Manufactures from Nike, Cobra, Callaway and Taylor Made, will be on hand from 2-6 p.m.They'll watch your swing and fit you to the proper clubs and balls.The free demo day is sponsored by the Hole 'n Run on Washington Avenue in Wheeling.
    Some of golf's biggest and most popular manufactures will be in Wheeling on Thursday for a free demo day and club fitting at the Oglebay Park Driving Range.Manufactures from Nike, Cobra, Callaway and Taylor Made, will be on hand from 2-6 p.m.They'll watch your swing and fit you to the proper clubs and balls.The free demo day is sponsored by the Hole 'n Run on Washington Avenue in Wheeling.
  • Mortakis Finishes Second in Ogden Half Marathon

    Mortakis Finishes Second in Ogden Half Marathon

    Saturday, May 24 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-05-24 23:00:56 GMT
    Wheeling's Kelley Mortakis finished second at the 38th Ogden Half Marathon Classic after posting a time of 1:33:48, which was nearly two minutes better than her time from last year. Mortakis, a former Wheeling Central standout and recent Marshall graduate was 1:22 behind female winner Tammy Slusser of Monroeville, who was the first American winner in three year and was clocked at 1:32:26.The men's winner was Kenyan Philip Lagat, who ran the 13.1 miles in 1:08:57. Countryman Wesley Ochoro was ...
    Wheeling's Kelley Mortakis finished second at the 38th Ogden Half Marathon Classic after posting a time of 1:33:48, which was nearly two minutes better than her time from last year. Mortakis, a former Wheeling Central standout and recent Marshall graduate was 1:22 behind female winner Tammy Slusser of Monroeville, who was the first American winner in three year and was clocked at 1:32:26.The men's winner was Kenyan Philip Lagat, who ran the 13.1 miles in 1:08:57. Countryman Wesley Ochoro was ...
  • Chambers Leads Oak Glen Girls to State Runner-Up Finish

    Chambers Leads Oak Glen Girls to State Runner-Up Finish

    Saturday, May 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-05-24 22:49:45 GMT
    Oak Glen High School senior Kelsey Chambers did all she could on Saturday during the second day of the West Virginia State Track Meet.Chambers won the 800, 1600, 3200 and was the anchor on the Golden Bears' 4x8 gold medal winning relay team, and finished with a state-meet tying 32.5 points. Oak Glen finished second to Bridgeport in the Class AA team standings.The Wheeling Park girls finished in sixth place, with the 4x1 relay team finishing third. Cristin Dolan finished third in the 300 hurdl...
    Oak Glen High School senior Kelsey Chambers did all she could on Saturday during the second day of the West Virginia State Track Meet.Chambers won the 800, 1600, 3200 and was the anchor on the Golden Bears' 4x8 gold medal winning relay team, and finished with a state-meet tying 32.5 points. Oak Glen finished second to Bridgeport in the Class AA team standings.The Wheeling Park girls finished in sixth place, with the 4x1 relay team finishing third. Cristin Dolan finished third in the 300 hurdl...
  • Bellaire Baseball Wins District Championship

    Bellaire Baseball Wins District Championship

    Friday, May 23 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-05-24 03:53:51 GMT
    Bellaire 15  Fort Frye 6 
    Bellaire 15  Fort Frye 6 
  • Donahue Wins Baseball Sectional

    Donahue Wins Baseball Sectional

    Friday, May 23 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-05-24 03:43:39 GMT
    Bishop Donahue 4 Madonna 3
    Bishop Donahue 4 Madonna 3
  • Madonna Stays Alive

    Madonna Stays Alive

    Friday, May 23 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-05-23 04:00:06 GMT
    Madonna 2  Bishop Donahue 1
    Madonna 2  Bishop Donahue 1
  • Magnolia Wins Softball Regional

    Magnolia Wins Softball Regional

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:54:33 GMT
    Magnolia 1  St.Marys 0
    Magnolia 1  St.Marys 0
  • Park Advances Back To State Softball Tournament

    Park Advances Back To State Softball Tournament

    Thursday, May 22 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-05-23 03:48:03 GMT
    Wheeling Park 3  University 0
    Wheeling Park 3  University 0
  • Washington Uses the Long Ball in Win

    Washington Uses the Long Ball in Win

    Thursday, May 22 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-05-22 04:02:22 GMT
    Wild Things 4 Greys 1
    Wild Things 4 Greys 1
  • Holubeck Set To Race For National Championship

    Holubeck Set To Race For National Championship

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-05-21 23:57:57 GMT
    St. Clairsville's Luke Holubeck enters the national championship as the 8th seeded 10K runner in the nation
    St. Clairsville's Luke Holubeck enters the national championship as the 8th seeded 10K runner in the nation
  • Barbina Named Men’s Basketball Coach At OUE

    Barbina Named Men’s Basketball Coach At OUE

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-05-21 23:52:22 GMT
    After a one year stint as head coach of the boys program at East Richland  Christian High School
    After a one year stint as head coach of the boys program at East Richland  Christian High School
  • Wild Things Win Home Opener

    Wild Things Win Home Opener

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-05-21 04:10:23 GMT
    Wild Things 10  Grey  1
    Wild Things 10  Grey  1
  • 7 SportsZone Experience

    7 SportsZone Experience

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-05-21 04:04:23 GMT
    Pike Maroon Foxtail
    Pike Maroon Foxtail
  • Madonna Eliminates Wheeling Central

    Madonna Eliminates Wheeling Central

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-05-21 03:53:17 GMT
    Madonna 3  Wheeling Central 2
    Madonna 3  Wheeling Central 2
  • Wheeling Park Wins Baseball Sectional

    Wheeling Park Wins Baseball Sectional

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-05-21 03:46:20 GMT
    Wheeling Park 11  Brooke 1   F/6
    Wheeling Park 11  Brooke 1   F/6
  • John Marshall's Winters Signs with Wheeling Jesuit

    John Marshall's Winters Signs with Wheeling Jesuit

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-05-21 01:41:34 GMT
    John Marshall senior Emily Winters signed a national letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic career at Wheeling Jesuit University.Winters won the OVAC 5A disc championship as a junior, while setting a new OVAC 5A record. She finished runner-up as a senior and also set a new JM Invitational record with a disc throw of 37-and-a half feet.Winters will compete in the disc, shot, hammer and javelin throw at Wheeling Jesuit.She's the daughter of Amanda Lockhart, and the late Jerry Wi...
    John Marshall senior Emily Winters signed a national letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic career at Wheeling Jesuit University.Winters won the OVAC 5A disc championship as a junior, while setting a new OVAC 5A record. She finished runner-up as a senior and also set a new JM Invitational record with a disc throw of 37-and-a half feet.Winters will compete in the disc, shot, hammer and javelin throw at Wheeling Jesuit.She's the daughter of Amanda Lockhart, and the late Jerry Wi...
  • Brooke; Donahue Pick Up Sectional Baseball Wins

    Brooke; Donahue Pick Up Sectional Baseball Wins

    Monday, May 19 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-05-20 03:13:57 GMT
    Bruins force game 3 , Bishops take control
    Bruins force game 3 , Bishops take control
  • Clifford Named OVAC Coach of the Year

    Clifford Named OVAC Coach of the Year

    Monday, May 19 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-05-20 03:04:21 GMT
    Justin Clifford has been named the OVAC Coach of the Year for 2013.Clifford, who is no longer the head coach, led the Harrison Central baseball team on a magical run last spring advacing to the Ohio Division II Final Four, where they fell to Jonathan Alder in the state semifinals. Along the way, Clifford collected the school's first-ever district championship and OVAC championship. They finished the best season in school history at 23-8.Clifford coached just two seasons, and is now the dean o...
    Justin Clifford has been named the OVAC Coach of the Year for 2013.Clifford, who is no longer the head coach, led the Harrison Central baseball team on a magical run last spring advacing to the Ohio Division II Final Four, where they fell to Jonathan Alder in the state semifinals. Along the way, Clifford collected the school's first-ever district championship and OVAC championship. They finished the best season in school history at 23-8.Clifford coached just two seasons, and is now the dean o...
  • Park Softball Advances To Regional Final

    Park Softball Advances To Regional Final

    Saturday, May 17 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-05-17 21:47:52 GMT
    Wheeling Park 5 Parkersburg 2
    Wheeling Park 5 Parkersburg 2
  • Park - Brooke Sectional Game Suspended

    Park - Brooke Sectional Game Suspended

    Saturday, May 17 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-05-17 21:23:25 GMT
    Wheeling Park 5  Brooke 1   Top 5 suspended
    Wheeling Park 5  Brooke 1   Top 5 suspended
  • Toronto Wins 20th Straight Sectional

    Toronto Wins 20th Straight Sectional

    Saturday, May 17 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-05-17 04:04:50 GMT
    In what has to be one of the greatest runs in Ohio Valley sports history , the Toronto Red Knights won their 20th consecutive baseball sectional Friday. The Red Knights defeated Bridgeport 7-4. They advance to district tournament in Cambridge.
    In what has to be one of the greatest runs in Ohio Valley sports history , the Toronto Red Knights won their 20th consecutive baseball sectional Friday. The Red Knights defeated Bridgeport 7-4. They advance to district tournament in Cambridge.
  • West Virginia Regional Softball

    West Virginia Regional Softball

    Friday, May 16 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-05-17 03:48:49 GMT
    Two games to be completed Saturday
    Two games to be completed Saturday
  • Ellzy Strikes Out 18 In Win

    Ellzy Strikes Out 18 In Win

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-05-15 03:50:19 GMT
    Harrison Central 2  Union Local 1
    Harrison Central 2  Union Local 1
  • Donahue Wins Sectional Opener

    Donahue Wins Sectional Opener

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-14 03:16:32 GMT
    Bishop Donahue 7 Wheeling Central 6
    Bishop Donahue 7 Wheeling Central 6
  • Bridgeport's Dyson Tosses No-Hitter

    Bridgeport's Dyson Tosses No-Hitter

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-05-14 03:04:51 GMT
    Bridgeport 10 River 0  F/5
    Bridgeport 10 River 0  F/5
  • Linsly Football Standout Whipkey Walking-On at Marshall

    Linsly Football Standout Whipkey Walking-On at Marshall

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-05-13 18:29:09 GMT
    Linsly football standout Austin Whipkey has accepted an invitation to walk-on the Marshall University football team.Whipkey, a 325 two-way lineman had offers from West Liberty and Walsh, but has decided to vie for a sport on the Herd's offensive line.Whipkey was a three-year starter, and two-year captain. He was one of two sophomore starters on the Cadets' 2011 undefeated team.As a senior, Whipkey record 44 tackles, one sack, and recovered a fumble, from his defensive tackle position. He fini...
    Linsly football standout Austin Whipkey has accepted an invitation to walk-on the Marshall University football team.Whipkey, a 325 two-way lineman had offers from West Liberty and Walsh, but has decided to vie for a sport on the Herd's offensive line.Whipkey was a three-year starter, and two-year captain. He was one of two sophomore starters on the Cadets' 2011 undefeated team.As a senior, Whipkey record 44 tackles, one sack, and recovered a fumble, from his defensive tackle position. He fini...
  • River Beats St.Johns In Sectional

    River Beats St.Johns In Sectional

    Monday, May 12 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-05-13 03:17:57 GMT
    River 3 St.Johns 1
    River 3 St.Johns 1
  • Wheeling's Season Ends in Game Six

    Wheeling's Season Ends in Game Six

    Monday, May 12 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-05-13 03:03:05 GMT
    Road Warriors 4 Nailers 0
    Road Warriors 4 Nailers 0
  • Nailers Have Backs Against the Wall in Game 6 Monday Night

    Nailers Have Backs Against the Wall in Game 6 Monday Night

    Monday, May 12 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-05-12 04:07:07 GMT
    The ECHL's Kelly Cup Playoffs return to WesBanco Arena on Monday night with Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series between the Wheeling Nailers and Greenville Road Warriors.Greenville won Games 1 and 2 in Wheeling last weekend, but only won once in three tries at home, and will take a 3-games-to-2 series advantage in tomorrow night's elimination game.The game will also mark the return of Road Warrior Kyle Jean, who was suspended for a vicious hit on Nailer forward Denver Manderson ...
    The ECHL's Kelly Cup Playoffs return to WesBanco Arena on Monday night with Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series between the Wheeling Nailers and Greenville Road Warriors.Greenville won Games 1 and 2 in Wheeling last weekend, but only won once in three tries at home, and will take a 3-games-to-2 series advantage in tomorrow night's elimination game.The game will also mark the return of Road Warrior Kyle Jean, who was suspended for a vicious hit on Nailer forward Denver Manderson ...
  • Higgins Relishes Role as Nailers Equipment Manager

    Higgins Relishes Role as Nailers Equipment Manager

    Sunday, May 11 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-05-12 03:51:41 GMT
    Wheeling Nailers equipment manager Billy Higgins loves his job. He's been the man in charge of equipment for the past 11 years, and served as the assistant equipment manager for a few years before that.And for his labor of love, Higgins has been selected as the Reebok ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year for 2013-2014."It's a cool things cause it's voted on by other equipment mamangers around the league,"said Higgins. "I'm pretty proud of it."Higgins, 32, a Wheeling native, graduated from Wheel...
    Wheeling Nailers equipment manager Billy Higgins loves his job. He's been the man in charge of equipment for the past 11 years, and served as the assistant equipment manager for a few years before that.And for his labor of love, Higgins has been selected as the Reebok ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year for 2013-2014."It's a cool things cause it's voted on by other equipment mamangers around the league,"said Higgins. "I'm pretty proud of it."Higgins, 32, a Wheeling native, graduated from Wheel...
  • Wheeling Central Lacrosse Advances to State Championship Game

    Wheeling Central Lacrosse Advances to State Championship Game

    Saturday, May 10 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-05-10 22:39:25 GMT
    The Wheeling Central lacrosse team advanced to the state championship game with a 13-5 win over city-rival Wheeling Park.It was the Maroon Knight's second win over the Patriots this season.The Maroon Knights will take on University High in next Saturday's state championship game in Charleston.Wheeling Central's Ben Duplaga had three goals and seven assists. Michael Tighe scored three goals and three assists, andJosh Pawloski added four goals.
    The Wheeling Central lacrosse team advanced to the state championship game with a 13-5 win over city-rival Wheeling Park.It was the Maroon Knight's second win over the Patriots this season.The Maroon Knights will take on University High in next Saturday's state championship game in Charleston.Wheeling Central's Ben Duplaga had three goals and seven assists. Michael Tighe scored three goals and three assists, andJosh Pawloski added four goals.
  • St.C Boys, Wheeling Park Girls Win OVAC Track Meet Titles

    St.C Boys, Wheeling Park Girls Win OVAC Track Meet Titles

    Saturday, May 10 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-05-10 22:14:35 GMT
    The St.Clairsville boys and Wheeling Park girls took home overall team titles today at the Cal Giffin OVAC Track Meet at St.Clairsville High School.The Red Devils were led by speedster Jaylon Brown, who won three gold medals. Brown swept the sprints and won the long jump, which he just started doing this week. The Youngstown State football recruit won the 100 with a time of 10.81, and the 200 with a time of 22.24. The Cambridge boys finished second overall, thanks to a great showing from Erik...
    The St.Clairsville boys and Wheeling Park girls took home overall team titles today at the Cal Giffin OVAC Track Meet at St.Clairsville High School.The Red Devils were led by speedster Jaylon Brown, who won three gold medals. Brown swept the sprints and won the long jump, which he just started doing this week. The Youngstown State football recruit won the 100 with a time of 10.81, and the 200 with a time of 22.24. The Cambridge boys finished second overall, thanks to a great showing from Erik...
  • Central Wins Softball Sectional

    Central Wins Softball Sectional

    Friday, May 9 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-05-10 03:46:03 GMT
    Wheeling Central 5 Madonna 1
    Wheeling Central 5 Madonna 1
  • Third Period Troubles Nailers in Game Five

    Third Period Troubles Nailers in Game Five

    Friday, May 9 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-05-10 02:53:34 GMT
    Greenville Scores Four Unanswered, Taking 3-2 Series Lead
    Greenville Scores Four Unanswered, Taking 3-2 Series Lead
  • Wheeling Central Takes Lead Over Madonna

    Wheeling Central Takes Lead Over Madonna

    Thursday, May 8 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-05-09 03:52:10 GMT
    Wheeling Central 8  Madonna 0  F/5
    Wheeling Central 8  Madonna 0  F/5
  • Condon's 47 Saves Ties Series, 2-2

    Condon's 47 Saves Ties Series, 2-2

    Thursday, May 8 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-05-09 03:46:42 GMT
    Nailers 3  Road Warriors 2
    Nailers 3  Road Warriors 2
  • Luke Saseen Signs With Hood College

    Luke Saseen Signs With Hood College

    Thursday, May 8 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-05-09 00:50:42 GMT
    Saseen was a four year varsity letterman , a three year varsity starter , and a two year Captain for Park.
    Saseen was a four year varsity letterman , a three year varsity starter , and a two year Captain for Park.
  • Chapman Signs With Jesuit

    Chapman Signs With Jesuit

    Thursday, May 8 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-05-09 00:33:58 GMT
    Recently recorded her 500th career strike out.
    Recently recorded her 500th career strike out.
  • Wheeling Central Wins Sectional Opener

    Wheeling Central Wins Sectional Opener

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-05-08 02:40:31 GMT
    Wheeling Central 9  Bishop Donahue 1
    Wheeling Central 9  Bishop Donahue 1
  • Billy Higgins Named ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year

    Billy Higgins Named ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-05-08 01:47:47 GMT
    Wheeling Native Becomes Fifth Non-Player in Team History to Win League Award
    Wheeling Native Becomes Fifth Non-Player in Team History to Win League Award
  • Wheeling Park Wins Softball Sectional

    Wheeling Park Wins Softball Sectional

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-05-08 01:36:28 GMT
    Wheeling Park 3 Brooke 2
    Wheeling Park 7 Brooke 0
    Wheeling Park 3 Brooke 2
    Wheeling Park 7 Brooke 0
  • Brooke and Madonna Earn Sectional Wins

    Brooke and Madonna Earn Sectional Wins

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-05-07 03:57:07 GMT
    Brooke 8 Wheeling Park 6
    Madonna 11 Bishop Donahue 2
    Brooke 8 Wheeling Park 6
    Madonna 11 Bishop Donahue 2
  • Ratchuk's Heroics Put Nailers on Board in Series

    Ratchuk's Heroics Put Nailers on Board in Series

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-05-07 03:48:54 GMT
    Nailers 3 Road Warriors 2 F/OT
    Nailers 3 Road Warriors 2 F/OT
  • Greenville's Jean Suspended For Hit On Manderson

    Greenville's Jean Suspended For Hit On Manderson

    Monday, May 5 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-05-05 21:45:09 GMT
    Jean to miss games , three, four and five
    Jean to miss games , three, four and five
  • West Liberty Baseball Earns Post-Season Berth

    West Liberty Baseball Earns Post-Season Berth

    Monday, May 5 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-05-05 04:42:47 GMT
    The West Liberty University baseball team wrapped up an impressive regular season with two more wins against Ohio County rival Wheeling Jesuit Sunday afternoon at Kovalick Field. Coach Eric Burkle’s Hilltoppers (26-23, 23-18) had locked up the sixth and final Mountain East Conference tournament berth with an 8-4 win against the Cardinals (17-27, 17-23) in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader but the second game was suspended by rain after four innings and had to be completed Sunday befo...
    The West Liberty University baseball team wrapped up an impressive regular season with two more wins against Ohio County rival Wheeling Jesuit Sunday afternoon at Kovalick Field. Coach Eric Burkle’s Hilltoppers (26-23, 23-18) had locked up the sixth and final Mountain East Conference tournament berth with an 8-4 win against the Cardinals (17-27, 17-23) in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader but the second game was suspended by rain after four innings and had to be completed Sunday befo...
  • Road Warriors Rally for Game 2 OT Win over Nailers

    Road Warriors Rally for Game 2 OT Win over Nailers

    Monday, May 5 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-05-05 04:19:57 GMT
    The Greenville Road Warriors made life difficult on the Wheeling Nailers in game two of the Eastern Conference Semifinal on Sunday night at WesBanco Arena. Greenville trailed 3-1 in the third period, but battle back to tie the game, before Josh Nicholls ultimately scored the winning goal at 9:19 of overtime for a 4-3 Road Warriors triumph. Greenville leads the series, 2-0.With 8:47 gone by in the first period, the Nailers struck for the game's opening goal. Denver Manderson whipped a shot wid...
    The Greenville Road Warriors made life difficult on the Wheeling Nailers in game two of the Eastern Conference Semifinal on Sunday night at WesBanco Arena. Greenville trailed 3-1 in the third period, but battle back to tie the game, before Josh Nicholls ultimately scored the winning goal at 9:19 of overtime for a 4-3 Road Warriors triumph. Greenville leads the series, 2-0.With 8:47 gone by in the first period, the Nailers struck for the game's opening goal. Denver Manderson whipped a shot wid...
  • Road Warriors Take Game One of East Semis Over Nailers

    Road Warriors Take Game One of East Semis Over Nailers

    Saturday, May 3 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-05-04 03:38:08 GMT
    For the fourth time this season, the Wheeling Nailers won five consecutive games. Unfortunately, for the fourth time this season, they were unable to make it six. On Saturday night, the Greenville Road Warriors scored six straight goals, led by Justin Vaive's four-point performance (2G, 2A), taking a 7-3 victory in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.The first period opened with furious action, as the two teams combined for three goals, four penalties, and 16 shots. Greenville...
    For the fourth time this season, the Wheeling Nailers won five consecutive games. Unfortunately, for the fourth time this season, they were unable to make it six. On Saturday night, the Greenville Road Warriors scored six straight goals, led by Justin Vaive's four-point performance (2G, 2A), taking a 7-3 victory in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.The first period opened with furious action, as the two teams combined for three goals, four penalties, and 16 shots. Greenville...
  • Absolom Lead St.Johns Central to OVAC Softball Three-Peat

    Absolom Lead St.Johns Central to OVAC Softball Three-Peat

    Saturday, May 3 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-05-04 03:17:07 GMT
    St.John Central starting pitcher Hannah Absolom struck out 13 Paden City hitters and drove in three runs, which included a two-run HR, in the Irish 5-1 victory over the Wildcats in the OVAC Class A championship game.The win marked the third straight championship for the Irish.In Class 5A, John Marshall defeated Indian Creek 6-4 for a third straight big school crown.Steubenville Catholic blanked Bellaire 8-0 to repeat as Class 3A champs, and chalk up the sixth title in school history.Steubenvi...
    St.John Central starting pitcher Hannah Absolom struck out 13 Paden City hitters and drove in three runs, which included a two-run HR, in the Irish 5-1 victory over the Wildcats in the OVAC Class A championship game.The win marked the third straight championship for the Irish.In Class 5A, John Marshall defeated Indian Creek 6-4 for a third straight big school crown.Steubenville Catholic blanked Bellaire 8-0 to repeat as Class 3A champs, and chalk up the sixth title in school history.Steubenvi...
  • Wheeling Park Baseball Wins OVAC Championship

    Wheeling Park Baseball Wins OVAC Championship

    Saturday, May 3 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-05-04 03:03:10 GMT
    The Wheeling Park baseball team captured the school's third OVAC championship on Saturday afternoon with a 10-2 victory over the three-time, defending Class 5A champions from Edison.The Patriots used a six-run fourth inning to open up a 7-1 lead. The inning was highlighted by Grove Calvert's first home run of the season, a two-run shot to left field of Wildcats starter, and reigning OVAC 5A Player of the Year, Nolan Marcus, who took the loss.Wheeling Park's Matthew Brooks worked four innings ...
    The Wheeling Park baseball team captured the school's third OVAC championship on Saturday afternoon with a 10-2 victory over the three-time, defending Class 5A champions from Edison.The Patriots used a six-run fourth inning to open up a 7-1 lead. The inning was highlighted by Grove Calvert's first home run of the season, a two-run shot to left field of Wildcats starter, and reigning OVAC 5A Player of the Year, Nolan Marcus, who took the loss.Wheeling Park's Matthew Brooks worked four innings ...
  • Harrison Central Advances To 4A Final

    Harrison Central Advances To 4A Final

    Saturday, May 3 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-05-03 04:24:19 GMT
    Harrison Central 5  Buckeye Local 1
    Harrison Central 5  Buckeye Local 1
  • Big Red And Linsly Win OVAC Baseball Titles

    Big Red And Linsly Win OVAC Baseball Titles

    Saturday, May 3 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-05-03 04:08:08 GMT
    Steubenville  6   Martins Ferry  5   F/9
    Linsly  7    Bellaire  3
    Steubenville  6   Martins Ferry  5   F/9
    Linsly  7    Bellaire  3
  • St.Johns Survives Against Bishop Donahue

    St.Johns Survives Against Bishop Donahue

    Saturday, May 3 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-05-03 04:02:04 GMT
    St.Johns 4   Bishop Donahue  3   F/8
    St.Johns 4   Bishop Donahue  3   F/8
  • JM To Meet Creek In OVAC 5A Softball Championship

    JM To Meet Creek In OVAC 5A Softball Championship

    Friday, May 2 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-05-03 03:51:05 GMT
    John Marshall 8 Wheeling Park 5
    Indian Creek 6  Cambridge  0
    John Marshall 8 Wheeling Park 5
    Indian Creek 6  Cambridge  0
  • JM's Blazer Wins No.1 Singles Championship

    JM's Blazer Wins No.1 Singles Championship

    Friday, May 2 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-05-02 04:08:19 GMT
    Morgantown and Wheeling Central won the team titles
    Morgantown and Wheeling Central won the team titles
  • Wheeling Park's Keleigh Sidon Signs With Jesuit

    Wheeling Park's Keleigh Sidon Signs With Jesuit

    Friday, May 2 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-05-02 04:08:04 GMT
    She will join the Cardinals volleyball program
    She will join the Cardinals volleyball program
  • Big Red And Paden City Advance

    Big Red And Paden City Advance

    Thursday, May 1 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-05-02 03:51:25 GMT
    Steubenville 6  Martins Ferry 4
    Paden City 5   Madonna 4   F/8
    Steubenville 6  Martins Ferry 4
    Paden City 5   Madonna 4   F/8
  • Bellaire To Meet Steubenville Central In 3A OVAC Final

    Bellaire To Meet Steubenville Central In 3A OVAC Final

    Thursday, May 1 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-05-02 03:41:32 GMT
    Bellaire 7 Shenandoah 4
    Steubenville Central 6 Magnolia 1
    Bellaire 7 Shenandoah 4
    Steubenville Central 6 Magnolia 1
  • Wheeling Central And Shadyside Advance To OVAC 2A Final

    Wheeling Central And Shadyside Advance To OVAC 2A Final

    Thursday, May 1 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-02 03:16:13 GMT
    Wheeling Central 10 Bridgeport 0
    Shadyside 1 River 0
    Wheeling Central 10 Bridgeport 0
    Shadyside 1 River 0
  • Nailers to Meet Road Warriors in Conference Semis

    Nailers to Meet Road Warriors in Conference Semis

    Thursday, May 1 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-05-01 04:09:14 GMT
    Game 1 Saturday
    Game 1 Saturday
  • Linsly's Wallace Signs with West Liberty

    Linsly's Wallace Signs with West Liberty

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-04-29 21:17:32 GMT
    Linsly senior Anthony Wallace has signed his national letter of intent to continue his basketball career at Division II national powerhouse West Liberty University.Wallace's all-around game was on full display during his senior season when he averaged 22 points per game, nine rebounds, five assists. The Cadets finished the season with a 14-6 record. Wallace finished his career with 1,556 career points, which included 120 career 3-pointers.Wallace's classmate J.J. Jackson also signed her lette...
    Linsly senior Anthony Wallace has signed his national letter of intent to continue his basketball career at Division II national powerhouse West Liberty University.Wallace's all-around game was on full display during his senior season when he averaged 22 points per game, nine rebounds, five assists. The Cadets finished the season with a 14-6 record. Wallace finished his career with 1,556 career points, which included 120 career 3-pointers.Wallace's classmate J.J. Jackson also signed her lette...
  • Storm Steps Down as John Marshall Basketball Coach

    Storm Steps Down as John Marshall Basketball Coach

    Monday, April 28 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-04-29 03:47:10 GMT
    Storm spent 32 years with the program
    Storm spent 32 years with the program
  • Nailers Announce Second Round Home Dates

    Nailers Announce Second Round Home Dates

    Monday, April 28 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-04-28 20:23:27 GMT
    Wheeling Will Face Winner of Kalamazoo, Greenville Series
    Wheeling Will Face Winner of Kalamazoo, Greenville Series
  • OVAC Softball Semifinal Pairings

    OVAC Softball Semifinal Pairings

    Sunday, April 27 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-28 03:48:37 GMT
    OVAC softball Semifinals this Tuesday/Wednesday-weather permitting All games played at the JB Chambers I470 Complex, Wheeling, WV Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Field 3 4:00 pm Wheeling Central vs Bridgeport 5:45 pm River vs Shadyside 7:30 pm Steubenville Catholic vs Magnolia Field 4 ... 5:15 pm St. John Central vs Bishop Donahue 7:00 pm Madonna vs Paden City Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Field 3 4:00 pm Shenandoah vs Bellaire 5:45 pm Indian Creek vs Cambridge 7:30 pm Wheeling Park vs John M...
    OVAC softball Semifinals this Tuesday/Wednesday-weather permitting All games played at the JB Chambers I470 Complex, Wheeling, WV Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Field 3 4:00 pm Wheeling Central vs Bridgeport 5:45 pm River vs Shadyside 7:30 pm Steubenville Catholic vs Magnolia Field 4 ... 5:15 pm St. John Central vs Bishop Donahue 7:00 pm Madonna vs Paden City Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Field 3 4:00 pm Shenandoah vs Bellaire 5:45 pm Indian Creek vs Cambridge 7:30 pm Wheeling Park vs John M...
  • OVAC Baseball Finals Set

    OVAC Baseball Finals Set

    Saturday, April 26 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-04-27 03:02:51 GMT
    The 2014 OVAC baseball championship games are set for next weekend.The Red Knight Sports Complex in Toronto will host the first two games on Friday night.At 5 p.m., Bellaire will take on Linsly for the 3A championship. The Big Reds made the most noise in the semifinals by blasting No.1 seed and previously unbeaten Steubenville Central 20-0. Linsly will be gunning for the school's 18th OVAC baseball title.The Class 4A final will follow at 7:30 between Martins Ferry and Steubenville. Big Red kn...
    The 2014 OVAC baseball championship games are set for next weekend.The Red Knight Sports Complex in Toronto will host the first two games on Friday night.At 5 p.m., Bellaire will take on Linsly for the 3A championship. The Big Reds made the most noise in the semifinals by blasting No.1 seed and previously unbeaten Steubenville Central 20-0. Linsly will be gunning for the school's 18th OVAC baseball title.The Class 4A final will follow at 7:30 between Martins Ferry and Steubenville. Big Red kn...
  • Wheeling Park Advances to OVAC Baseball Final

    Wheeling Park Advances to OVAC Baseball Final

    Saturday, April 26 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-27 02:43:17 GMT
    Wheeling Park advanced to the OVAC Class 5A championship game with a wild, 15-11 victory over the Brooke Bruins.Justice Jackson and Grove Calvert had a pair of hits for the winners.The Patriots will play defending OVAC 5A champions Edison in next Saturday's championship game at 1:30 at Vacarro Field.
    Wheeling Park advanced to the OVAC Class 5A championship game with a wild, 15-11 victory over the Brooke Bruins.Justice Jackson and Grove Calvert had a pair of hits for the winners.The Patriots will play defending OVAC 5A champions Edison in next Saturday's championship game at 1:30 at Vacarro Field.
  • Nailers Sweep Stingrays With 4-2 Win

    Nailers Sweep Stingrays With 4-2 Win

    Friday, April 25 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-26 03:49:28 GMT
    Friday night, the Wheeling Nailers accomplished a pair of team milestones. With a 4-2 victory over the South Carolina Stingrays, the Nailers swept the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series, 4-0, marking the club's first four-game sweep and 50th playoff victory in team history. Mike Condon made 33 saves in the triumph, while Max MacKay netted two goals, including the eventual game winner.For the third time in four games, Wheeling opened the scoring. Christiaan Minella stole the puck on the ri...
    Friday night, the Wheeling Nailers accomplished a pair of team milestones. With a 4-2 victory over the South Carolina Stingrays, the Nailers swept the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series, 4-0, marking the club's first four-game sweep and 50th playoff victory in team history. Mike Condon made 33 saves in the triumph, while Max MacKay netted two goals, including the eventual game winner.For the third time in four games, Wheeling opened the scoring. Christiaan Minella stole the puck on the ri...
  • Nailers One Win Away

    Nailers One Win Away

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:06:24 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers are just one win away from advancing to the ECHL Kelly Cup Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Nailers grabbed a 3-0 lead in their quarterfinals series with South Carolina on Wednesday with a 1-0 win. The two teams will meet in game four, Friday at 7 p.m. at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling goaltender Mike Condon has been outstanding, he leads the league in GAA at 0.63 and in save percentage at .980. In fact he has two shutouts in the series and has stopped 97 of the 99 shots he h...
    The Wheeling Nailers are just one win away from advancing to the ECHL Kelly Cup Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Nailers grabbed a 3-0 lead in their quarterfinals series with South Carolina on Wednesday with a 1-0 win. The two teams will meet in game four, Friday at 7 p.m. at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling goaltender Mike Condon has been outstanding, he leads the league in GAA at 0.63 and in save percentage at .980. In fact he has two shutouts in the series and has stopped 97 of the 99 shots he h...
  • Minella Scores Lone Goal in Final Minute of Second; Wheeling Leads Series 3-0

    Condon Incredible Again in 1-0 Game Three Win

    Condon Incredible Again in 1-0 Game Three Win

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:09:46 GMT
    Mike Condon did it again. For the fifth time in April and the eighth time this year, Condon was perfect between the pipes. With nine seconds remaining in the second period on Wednesday, Christiaan Minella gave the Wheeling Nailers the only goal they needed, as they edged the South Carolina Stingrays, 1-0 at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling now has a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series.A defensive and goaltending spectacle kept the game scoreless until the final second...
    Mike Condon did it again. For the fifth time in April and the eighth time this year, Condon was perfect between the pipes. With nine seconds remaining in the second period on Wednesday, Christiaan Minella gave the Wheeling Nailers the only goal they needed, as they edged the South Carolina Stingrays, 1-0 at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling now has a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series.A defensive and goaltending spectacle kept the game scoreless until the final second...
  • High Softball Softball; Wheeling Central, Buckeye Local Get Wins

    High Softball Softball; Wheeling Central, Buckeye Local Get Wins

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:59:16 GMT
    Wheeling Central held off a stingy Shenandoah squad for a 6-5 win. The victory improved Central's mark to 17-1 on the season. Hannah Mozingo had a three-run triple and finished with four RBI. In Glen Dale, Buckeye Local got a three-run home run in the top of the first and made it stand-up as they defeated John Marshall 3-2. It was the second time in just four days the Lady Panthers defeated the Monarchs and by the same score.
    Wheeling Central held off a stingy Shenandoah squad for a 6-5 win. The victory improved Central's mark to 17-1 on the season. Hannah Mozingo had a three-run triple and finished with four RBI. In Glen Dale, Buckeye Local got a three-run home run in the top of the first and made it stand-up as they defeated John Marshall 3-2. It was the second time in just four days the Lady Panthers defeated the Monarchs and by the same score.
  • St.Clairsville 8 Wheeling Central 1

    St.C Baseball Sweeps Wheeling Central

    St.C Baseball Sweeps Wheeling Central

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:48:35 GMT
    St.Clairsville scored three runs in the first inning and five runs in the fifth on their way to an 8-1 win over Wheeling Central. The win gave the Red Devils a regular season sweep over the Maroon Knights.
    St.Clairsville scored three runs in the first inning and five runs in the fifth on their way to an 8-1 win over Wheeling Central. The win gave the Red Devils a regular season sweep over the Maroon Knights.
  • Sims Named Football Coach at Magnolia High School

    Sims Named Football Coach at Magnolia High School

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:52:03 GMT
    Josh Sims is the new head football coach at Magnolia High School.Sims replaces Mark Batton, who he played for less than 10 years ago. Sims was the quarterback on the 2005 Blue Eagles' squad that advanced to the second round of the West Virginia Class AA Playoffs.After high school, Sims was a member of the West Virginia Mountaineer football team, when he played for the late Bill Stewart, a former WVU assistant coach and fellow New Martinsville native.Sims was an assistant coach at Magnolia las...
    Josh Sims is the new head football coach at Magnolia High School.Sims replaces Mark Batton, who he played for less than 10 years ago. Sims was the quarterback on the 2005 Blue Eagles' squad that advanced to the second round of the West Virginia Class AA Playoffs.After high school, Sims was a member of the West Virginia Mountaineer football team, when he played for the late Bill Stewart, a former WVU assistant coach and fellow New Martinsville native.Sims was an assistant coach at Magnolia las...
  • JM Sweeps Regular Season Series From Park

    JM Sweeps Regular Season Series From Park

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:46:10 GMT
    Hannah Rogerson hit a two-run homerun as John Marshall hammered Wheeling Park 9-2. In the fourth Rogerson knocked home two more runs for an 8-0 lead. With the win the lady Monarchs sweep the regular season series from the Patriots.
    Hannah Rogerson hit a two-run homerun as John Marshall hammered Wheeling Park 9-2. In the fourth Rogerson knocked home two more runs for an 8-0 lead. With the win the lady Monarchs sweep the regular season series from the Patriots.
  • Massey Wins It For Park

    Massey Wins It For Park

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:37:14 GMT
    Jay Massey's RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Wheeling Park to a 7-6 win over Steubenville. Earlier in the inning Massey had scored the game tying run as a courtesy runner for Park catcher Eric Crow when Chalmer Moffett hit a double to left. Moffett finished the game with a two-run homerun and three RBI.
    Jay Massey's RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Wheeling Park to a 7-6 win over Steubenville. Earlier in the inning Massey had scored the game tying run as a courtesy runner for Park catcher Eric Crow when Chalmer Moffett hit a double to left. Moffett finished the game with a two-run homerun and three RBI.
  • Kuhnhackl Gives Nailers 2-0 Series Lead

    Kuhnhackl Gives Nailers 2-0 Series Lead

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:46:01 GMT
    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC- The Wheeling Nailers have made a habit of coming up with dramatic finishes in the playoffs at North Charleston Coliseum, and on Saturday night, they added another chapter to that novel. Tom Kuhnhackl broke a 2-2 tie with 9:53 gone by in overtime, as the Nailers took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, with a 3-2 victory.The Stingrays opened the scoring during the latter part of the first period, getting on the board in the series, while ending Mike Condon's shutout s...
    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC- The Wheeling Nailers have made a habit of coming up with dramatic finishes in the playoffs at North Charleston Coliseum, and on Saturday night, they added another chapter to that novel. Tom Kuhnhackl broke a 2-2 tie with 9:53 gone by in overtime, as the Nailers took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, with a 3-2 victory.The Stingrays opened the scoring during the latter part of the first period, getting on the board in the series, while ending Mike Condon's shutout s...
  • Kuhnhackl's OT Goal is Game-Winner for Nailers

    Kuhnhackl's OT Goal is Game-Winner for Nailers

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:42:34 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers have made a habit of coming up with dramatic finishes in the playoffs at North Charleston Coliseum, and on Saturday night, they added another chapter to that novel. Tom Kuhnhackl broke a 2-2 tie with 9:53 gone by in overtime, as the Nailers took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, with a 3-2 victory.The Stingrays opened the scoring during the latter part of the first period, getting on the board in the series, while ending Mike Condon's shutout streak at 154:20. The ...
    The Wheeling Nailers have made a habit of coming up with dramatic finishes in the playoffs at North Charleston Coliseum, and on Saturday night, they added another chapter to that novel. Tom Kuhnhackl broke a 2-2 tie with 9:53 gone by in overtime, as the Nailers took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, with a 3-2 victory.The Stingrays opened the scoring during the latter part of the first period, getting on the board in the series, while ending Mike Condon's shutout streak at 154:20. The ...
  • Condon Keeps Stingrays at Bay With 3-0 Shutout

    Condon Keeps Stingrays at Bay With 3-0 Shutout

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:44:16 GMT
    Mike Condon was one of the best players for the Wheeling Nailers during the regular season, and on Friday night, he started the playoffs that way as well. Condon turned aside all 23 shots he faced, while
    Wheeling Takes Series Opener in South Carolina
  • Big Plays Highlight Black and Gold Game

    Big Plays Highlight Black and Gold Game

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:53:40 GMT
    Returning sophomore quarterback Dylan LaGarde opened Thursday night's Black and Gold Game with a 58-yard pass to transfer wide receiver Anton McCallum, setting up the first touchdown of an entertaining
    Returning sophomore quarterback Dylan LaGarde opened Thursday night's Black and Gold Game with a 58-yard pass to transfer wide receiver Anton McCallum, setting up the first touchdown of an entertaining
  • Basinger Shuts Down Lady Cadets

    Basinger Shuts Down Lady Cadets

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:48:12 GMT
    Madison Basinger went the distance in the circle as Wheeling Central beat Linsly 7-0. Basinger allowed just one hit while striking out eight with no walks. The Maroon Knights are 13-1 on the season.
    Wheeling Central 7 Linsly 0
  • Condon Earns Two ECHL Awards in April

    Condon Earns Two ECHL Awards in April

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:56:27 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens, are excited to announce a pair of league honors. Goaltender Mike Condon has been named Warrior Hockey ECHL
    Wheeling Netminder Grabs ECHL Rookie of the Month & ECHL Goaltender of the Month
  • St.Johns Lady Irish Stay Unbeaten

    St.Johns Lady Irish Stay Unbeaten

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:03:50 GMT
    St.Johns improved to 9-0 by taking a pair from Bishop Donahue 10-1 and 13-0. In game one, Hannah Absalom went the distance while striking out 10. She also hit a two-run homerun had a double and finished
    St.Johns 10 Bishop Donahue 1  / St.Johns 13 Bishop Donahue 0
  • Park Softball Holds Off St.Clairsville

    Park Softball Holds Off St.Clairsville

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:58:27 GMT
    Keleigh Sidon hit a three-run homerun and Kat Donzella hit a solo shot as Wheeling Park downed St.Clairsville 7-5. The Patriots are now 7-3 on the season, St.Clairsville slips to 5-5.
    Wheeling Park 7 St.Clairsville 5
  • Jesuit Baseball Drops A pair To Urbana

    Jesuit Baseball Drops A pair To Urbana

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:21:16 GMT
    The Wheeling Jesuit baseball team dropped a mid-week Mountain East Conference double header to the visiting Urbana Blue Knights at Consol Energy Park in Washington, PA on Wednesday. Falling in a close
    The Wheeling Jesuit baseball team dropped a mid-week Mountain East Conference double header to the visiting Urbana Blue Knights at Consol Energy Park in Washington, PA on Wednesday. Falling in a close
  • West Liberty Baseball Sweeps Weekend with UVA-Wise

    West Liberty Baseball Sweeps Weekend with UVA-Wise

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:20:51 GMT
    The West Liberty baseball team swept a four-game weekend series from the University of Virginia at Wise, by winning both games of a double-header on Sunday at Kovalick Field.Jon-Michael Brunner provided
    UVA-Wise 0 West Liberty 1
  • Brooke Hammers Weir

    Brooke Hammers Weir

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:42 AM EST2014-03-03 16:42:36 GMT
    The Brooke Bruins took care of the Weir High Red Riders Friday night. Brooke won going away 78-37
    Brooke 78 Weir 37
  • Park Handles Brooke; Will Play For 5A OVAC Title

    Park Handles Brooke; Will Play For 5A OVAC Title

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:42 AM EST2014-03-03 16:42:36 GMT
    Wheeling Park advanced to the OVAC 5A championship with their 72-52 win over Brooke. The Patriots where led by Toddy Goodwin-Rowe and his 21 points. Ryan Reinbeau scored 16 and Phillip Bledsoe added 15.
    Wheeling Park 72 Brooke 52
  • Wheeling's Tush Wins State Hoop Shoot Title

    Wheeling's Tush Wins State Hoop Shoot Title

    Thursday, February 27 2014 2:22 PM EST2014-02-27 19:22:05 GMT
    Wheeling's Trevin Tush won the West Virginia Elks Hoop Shoot Competition at Capital High School in Charleston in the 12-13 age division.Tush, 12, a sixth-grader at Wheeling Middle School, made 23 of 25
    Wheeling's Trevin Tush won the West Virginia Elks Hoop Shoot Competition at Capital High School in Charleston in the 12-13 age division.Tush, 12, a sixth-grader at Wheeling Middle School, made 23 of 25
  • UL Now 13-0

    UL Now 13-0

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 11:03 PM EST2014-01-23 04:03:04 GMT
    Union Local continued their record setting start to the season with their 13th straight win, 86-55 over Buckeye Local. The Jets are a perfect 13-0. UL had five players in double-figures led by Kaleb McDiffit
    Union Local 86 Buckeye Local 55
  • Scott Holt Named New Cameron Football Coach

    Scott Holt Named New Cameron Football Coach

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 11:02 PM EST2014-01-15 04:02:30 GMT
    Scott Holt has been named the new Cameron head football coach. Holt replaces long-time  head coach Jim Rogers who retired after this past season. Holt has served as Cameron's defensive coordinator for
    Holt replaces Jim Rogers
  • Magnolia Hands Central First Loss

    Magnolia Hands Central First Loss

    Friday, January 10 2014 11:48 PM EST2014-01-11 04:48:07 GMT
    Preston Boswell scored a game-high 27 points as Magnolia handed Wheeling Central their first loss 82-71. After starting the season 0-3 , the Blue Eagles have now won three in a row. Central is now 5-1,
    Magnolia 82 Wheeling Central 71
  • Brooke Boys Win at St.Clairsville

    Brooke Boys Win at St.Clairsville

    Saturday, December 14 2013 11:50 PM EST2013-12-15 04:50:17 GMT
    The Brooke Bruins went into Jenkins Gymnasium in St.Clairsville and defeated the Red Devils 52-41.Anthony Barnhart had 15 points, and Thomas Cole added 13, as the Bruins snapped St.Clairsville's 43-game
    Brooke 51 St.Clairsville 41
  • West Liberty Adding Lights to Russek Field

    West Liberty Adding Lights to Russek Field

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 11:58 AM EDT2013-07-31 15:58:08 GMT
    Thanks to the generosity of alumnus Gary E. West, the West Liberty University athletic department will have an artificial lighting system in place at historic Russek Field in time for the start of the
    Thanks to the generosity of alumnus Gary E. West, the West Liberty University athletic department will have an artificial lighting system in place at historic Russek Field in time for the start of the
  • Wheeling's Martin Headed to Play in PGA Professional National Championship

    Wheeling's Martin Headed to Play in PGA Professional National Championship

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-06-17 18:17:32 GMT
    Wheeling Country Club pro Jason Martin will be competing in the 47th PGA Professional National Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA, June 22-25 in Myrtle Beach, SC.Martin earned his way into the tournament by finishing second in a TriState PGA Section Championship at Oakmont last August.The PGA Professional National Championship pits 312 of the country's top pros playing on the Dunes Golf and Beach Club and the Grande Dunes Resort Club. The Dunes Golf Beach Club will s...
    Wheeling Country Club pro Jason Martin will be competing in the 47th PGA Professional National Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA, June 22-25 in Myrtle Beach, SC.Martin earned his way into the tournament by finishing second in a TriState PGA Section Championship at Oakmont last August.The PGA Professional National Championship pits 312 of the country's top pros playing on the Dunes Golf and Beach Club and the Grande Dunes Resort Club. The Dunes Golf Beach Club will s...
  • Nadeau Leads Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic

    Nadeau Leads Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic

    Saturday, June 14 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-06-14 22:57:14 GMT
    Virginia native Vinny Nadeau fired an -8 under par 63 to take the lead after the first round of the two-day Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic at Oglebay's Crispin Golf Course.Nadeau, a relative unknown to the Ohio Valley golf scene, made eight birdies and 10 pars on Saturday. He holds a one-shot lead over the defending champion Bryan Myers, who shot a 65. Myers made seven birdies and an eagle during his round of -6.Three others are tied at -5 under par 66, including Mark Cimarolli, Joe Doerr, an...
    Virginia native Vinny Nadeau fired an -8 under par 63 to take the lead after the first round of the two-day Kalkreuth Amateur Golf Classic at Oglebay's Crispin Golf Course.Nadeau, a relative unknown to the Ohio Valley golf scene, made eight birdies and 10 pars on Saturday. He holds a one-shot lead over the defending champion Bryan Myers, who shot a 65. Myers made seven birdies and an eagle during his round of -6.Three others are tied at -5 under par 66, including Mark Cimarolli, Joe Doerr, an...
  • Pirates Sign Top Pick Cole Tucker

    Pirates Sign Top Pick Cole Tucker

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-06-13 03:06:36 GMT
    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed high school shortstop Cole Tucker, the team's first-round pick last week. The switch-hitting Tucker hit .404 with eight doubles, four triples and five home runs in 30 games for Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix this spring. He was a member of the U.S. under-18 team that beat Japan in the World Cup last September. The Pirates signed seven other draft choices Thursday, including catcher Taylor Gushue, right-handed pitcher Austin Coley and right-handed pit...
    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed high school shortstop Cole Tucker, the team's first-round pick last week. The switch-hitting Tucker hit .404 with eight doubles, four triples and five home runs in 30 games for Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix this spring. He was a member of the U.S. under-18 team that beat Japan in the World Cup last September. The Pirates signed seven other draft choices Thursday, including catcher Taylor Gushue, right-handed pitcher Austin Coley and right-handed pit...
  • Steelers sign Maurkice Pouncey to 5-year deal

    Steelers sign Maurkice Pouncey to 5-year deal

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-06-13 03:02:49 GMT
    The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed center Maurkice Pouncey to a five-year extension that will keep the three-time Pro Bowler as the anchor of the offensive line for the rest of the decade. The new deal averages $8.8 million per season, making Pouncey the highest-paid center in the NFL. The 24-year-old Pouncey was entering the final year of the rookie contract he signed after the Steelers took him with the 18th overall selection in the 2010 draft. He's the only center in league history to mak...
    The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed center Maurkice Pouncey to a five-year extension that will keep the three-time Pro Bowler as the anchor of the offensive line for the rest of the decade. The new deal averages $8.8 million per season, making Pouncey the highest-paid center in the NFL. The 24-year-old Pouncey was entering the final year of the rookie contract he signed after the Steelers took him with the 18th overall selection in the 2010 draft. He's the only center in league history to mak...
  • Obecny Close At State Amateur

    Obecny Close At State Amateur

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-06-12 03:06:50 GMT
    Thadd Obecney just 2 shots back
    Thadd Obecney just 2 shots back
  • HBO Series to Feature Glen Dale's Blair

    HBO Series to Feature Glen Dale's Blair

    Monday, June 9 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-06-09 22:48:45 GMT
    HBO's Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel is filming a special segment on Marshall County's Cooper Blair.He's the 10-year old, who has prosthetic legs, but functions like every healthy young boy. Cooper's story is well know, born with deformed legs and feet, which had to be taken off when he was two. He's learned to live and thrive with his disability.Cooper is in Louisville, Kentucky taking part in the Wounded Warriors Softball Camp. The HBO story is centered around the camp.Blair, who is the son ...
    HBO's Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel is filming a special segment on Marshall County's Cooper Blair.He's the 10-year old, who has prosthetic legs, but functions like every healthy young boy. Cooper's story is well know, born with deformed legs and feet, which had to be taken off when he was two. He's learned to live and thrive with his disability.Cooper is in Louisville, Kentucky taking part in the Wounded Warriors Softball Camp. The HBO story is centered around the camp.Blair, who is the son ...
  • Wild Things Sweep Beach Bums

    Wild Things Sweep Beach Bums

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-06-06 03:56:12 GMT
    Wild Things 5  Beach Bums 4
    Wild Things 5  Beach Bums 4
  • Harrison Central Game Washed Out, Will Be Played Friday

    Harrison Central Game Washed Out, Will Be Played Friday

    Thursday, June 6 2013 2:35 PM EDT2013-06-06 18:35:10 GMT
    The Harrison Central vs Jonathan Alder Division 2 state semi-final baseball game was washed out on Thursday. The teams will play Friday at 10 a.m. at Huntington Park in Columbus.
    The Harrison Central vs Jonathan Alder Division 2 state semi-final baseball game was washed out on Thursday. The teams will play Friday at 10 a.m. at Huntington Park in Columbus.
  • WTRF Sports Zone High School Football Previews Scheduled

    WTRF Sports Zone High School Football Previews Scheduled

    Friday, August 16 2013 11:42 AM EDT2013-08-16 15:42:30 GMT
    WTRF has announced the following schedule for the upcoming high school football preview specials. The previews will run during the time of the newscast listed below:Monday, August 12 - Oak Glen: 5 a.m.
    WTRF has announced the following schedule for the upcoming high school football preview specials. The previews will run during the time of the newscast listed below:Monday, August 12 - Oak Glen: 5 a.m.
  • Nailers Season Set to Start This Weekend

    Nailers Season Set to Start This Weekend

    Monday, October 14 2013 4:39 PM EDT2013-10-14 20:39:18 GMT
    The 22nd season of professional hockey opens in Wheeling on Friday night at the Wheeling Nailers host the Elmira Jackals.Face-off is set for 7 p.m.The Nailers will go with rookie goaltender Mike Condon,
    The 22nd season of professional hockey opens in Wheeling on Friday night at the Wheeling Nailers host the Elmira Jackals.Face-off is set for 7 p.m.The Nailers will go with rookie goaltender Mike Condon,