Local Sports

SPORTSBRIEFING

Free hunter education GEORGETOWN, Pa. — A free hunter education class will be held from 6-9:30 p.m. Aug. 13-15 at the Chester-Newell Sportsmen Club, 592 Dairy Lane. Students 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Registration is required at www.register-ed.com. For ...

Archery shoots offered

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — The Chester-Newell Sportmen’s Club will hold archery shoots from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 at the club on Gas Valley Road. Entry fee is $10. Children under 10 shoot free. Range finders are allowed. Food and beverages will be available.

Foster lives a dream

Despite his spot on the roster being secure, 11-year veteran Ramon Foster still plays with a “chip” on his shoulder. He has never forgotten being overlooked in the 2009 National Football League draft and joining the Steelers as an undrafted free agent. “One of the things I learned ...

“Family” reunion; Close ties still bind 1979 Pirates

PITTSBURGH — John Candelaria can’t quite pinpoint when the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates adopted “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge as the club’s de facto theme song on the way to a World Series title. Ultimately, the timing doesn’t really matter. What matters is that every word rang ...

West Virginia finalizes roster

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

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

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

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 ...