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West Virginia finalizes roster

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WHEELING, W.Va. — It’s go-time for the West Virginia all-stars. Coach Mike Eddy — formerly of Parkersburg South — completed his roster for the game, which will be played one week from tonight at Wheeling Island Stadium with the announcement of linebackers, defensive backs and his ...

New leader for Mountaineers

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Tom Herman knows that Texas is probably a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season that included making the Big 12 championship game and a Sugar Bowl victory. That doesn’t necessarily mean the Longhorns are back just yet. “We weren’t here to just ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Free OVAC football clinic WHEELING, W.Va. — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference will hold its free annual youth football clinic on July 27 before the OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Charity Football Classic at Wheeling Island Stadium. Registration will take place at the stadium from noon to ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Chester improves to 7-2 EAST LIVERPOOL — The Chester Old Timers knocked off previously-undefeated Greenville, 7-6, at the East Liverpool High School baseball field. Chester improves to 7-2 and is in second place in the American division. Brett Smith led Chester with a double and ...

Southern golf outing

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CALCUTTA — The annual Southern Local Football golf outing will be held at 10 a.m. July 28 at Beaver Creek Meadows Golf Course. Cost is $260 per team, which includes food at the turn, a catered dinner, raffle baskets, skins and hole prizes. To register or for more information, call Jimmy ...

USA WRESTLING

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Beaver Local High School wrestlers (from left) Cole McComas (Junior Level) and Logan Ours (Cadet Level) are representing Team Ohio in the USA Wrestling Freestyle National Tournament through Tuesday in Fargo, North Dakota. (Submitted Photo)

WV has size on the line

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Mike Eddy admitted during his tenure at Parkersburg South his teams never boasted a tremendous amount of size. As he prepares to coach his final game in the state of West Virginia before he begins his tenure at Logan High School in Ohio, Eddy is anxiously awaiting the ...