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Young Steelers ready to prove themselves

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When the Pittsburgh Steelers square off with the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night in Philadelphia, it will be 207 days since the Steelers took the field versus someone other than their teammates. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The final score in this first preseason game doesn’t matter. What ...

PREP GOLF

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Beavers take fifth PARIS—The Beaver Local girls golf team finished fifth out of 16 teams in the Tri-County Tournament at Pleasant View Golf Club Tuesday. The Beavers shot an 18-hole total of 375, led Hayley Phillips and McKenna Kyler with 87s. Leetonia 215, Southern 217 COLUMBIANA ...

Ohio St. hires outside firm to look at Meyer

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks, the university said Sunday night. Ohio State said in a release that a ...

Oak Glen opens season with win

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Oak Glen knocked off Edison 201-203 in a high school golf match on Monday at Woodview. For Oak Glen, Josh Cline had a 45, Jacob Gittings 50, Caleb Cline 52 and Conner Blake 54. For Edison, George Ash had a 38, Andrew Pugh 43, Sadie Allen 59 and Kennadie McElroy ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Scarry Memorial coming up NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — The third annual Allison Scarry Memorial Co-Ed Softball Tournament will be held Sept. 22 at Hanock County Parks and Recreation Softball Field. Cost is $150 per team. A team must consist of seven males and three females. First place will pay ...

Cardinals cool off Pirates

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PITTSBURGH — Matt Carpenter homered in two straight games entering Sunday. By contrast, Jack Flaherty had allowed at least one home run in each of his previous three starts. Carpenter kept his streak going while Flaherty brought his to an end to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 victory ...

Chester moves to 12-0

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GIRARD — The Chester Oldtimers knocked off Girard 8-0 on Sunday in Youngstown 50-plus Baseball League action. Bill Sattler got the win on the mound. Doug Comm led the attack with three doubles. Sattler had a double and two singles. Dave Smith added adouble and single while Nick Turkaly ...

Help a Brother does West Virginia proud

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Lewis Craig Jr. has said the 9-year-old gelding Help a Brother actually enjoys the 250-mile van ride across the Appalachian Mountains from the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia to its Northern Panhandle. Help a Brother made the trip for the 10th time in his career ...

Mr Freeze plays it cool to win Derby

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Mr Freeze, in only his fourth start, chilled a solid bunch of 3-year-olds with a strong front-end victory in the $500,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort on Saturday. Owned by Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister and trained by ...