Catfish tourney winners

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The Chester-Newell Sportsman Club’s Ohio River Catfish Tournament saw 32 fishermen take to the waters on July 10. The winner for longest catfish (right) was Scott Reed of Pittsburgh who snagged a 32 1/2-inch flathead. At left, Rich Stewart of Enon Valley, Pa. took the second prize lucky ...

One last spectacle for OVAC’s best

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BETHANY, W.Va. — For some, it’s a dream. For many Ohio Valley prep football players it’s a goal. For the 73 players in camp this week at Bethany College, it’s a reality. The annual summer sporting spectacle — the OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game — has been in the backs ...

Steelers maintain Super Bowl expectations despite turnover

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers experienced a significant amount of turnover during the offseason, yet they opened training camp on Thursday with the same lofty Super Bowl expectations. “Everybody in the NFL has the same goal, and that’s to win a Super Bowl,” veteran ...

Bucks party in the streets

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city’s first NBA championship in half a century. Six police officers on horseback clopped past cheering fans at the head of a ...

Sports Briefing

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No tickets at gate for OVAC game WHEELING, W.Va. — The OVAC All-Star Football Game will be held at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday at Wheeling Island Stadium. Tickets can only be purchased online at ovac.org. There will be no tickets available at the gate. Pre-sale tickets are $7. Those bought on ...

Sports on TV

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Olympics ROWING 7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Single, Pair, Double Heats SOCCER (MEN’S) 4 a.m. NBCSN — Group Stage: New Zealand vs. South Korea, Group B USA — Group Stage: Mexico vs. France, Group A 7 a.m. NBCSN — Group Stage: Japan vs. South Africa, Group A 7:30 a.m. USA ...