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WV Derby with no fans

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CHESTER, W.Va. — The 51st running of the West Virginia Derby will go ahead this year, but without a crowd to watch. Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort announced on its social media accounts Wednesday afternoon this year’s derby will be held Aug. 1, with a post time of 2 p.m. As ...

Pac-12 also cuts games

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The Big Ten and Pac-12 became the first Power Five leagues to shift to an all-conference fall schedule as the college sports world faces difficult decisions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. More Power Five conferences could follow, causing a ripple effect on small-conference schools across ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Virus postpones WVU workouts MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia women’s basketball program has pushed back the start of its summer workouts by two weeks after six players tested positive for the coronavirus, the school said Thursday. The players who tested positive will enter a ...

Golf results

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Hoge’s Ladies League at Beaver Creek Meadows Event: Arden Montgomery. Low Gross: Mary Lou Allison. Low Net: Susie Landsettle. Low Putts: Mary Lou Allison, Arden Montgomery. Birdies: Susie Landsettle.

Big 10 scraps all but conference games

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The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. The conference cited medical advice in making its decision and added ominously ...

EBC looks for a few good teams

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The Eastern Buckeye Conference has played with seven schools the last two seasons. Now the league is down to six. Canton South voted at a special board meeting last Thursday to leave the Eastern Buckeye Conference and join the Principals Athletic Conference in the 2022-23 school ...

Reyes can’t mask disappointment

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CLEVELAND — Franmil Reyes’ first error this season was in judgment. The Indians’ free-swinging slugger and outfielder apologized Thursday for endangering his health — and putting his teammates at risk — by not wearing a mask while attending a holiday party last weekend. Reyes’ ...

Concealed carry classes

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Concealed carry classes EAST LIVERPOOL — The Tri-State Coonhunters and Sportsman Club, 2601 Irish Ridge Road, is holding concealed carry classes the next two Saturdays. Classes will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for either session is $75. Preregistration and prepayment is required. To ...

Schools need football season

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Despite a recent change at the top of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the organization remains focused on having a fall sports season, though that certainly could change. Bob Goldring took over as interim executive director on Monday, replacing Jerry Snodgrass who was executive ...

How to make one golf course look like two different tournaments

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DUBLIN, Ohio — Muirfield Village will look the same to those watching at home, minus the grandstands and thousands of spectators spread across the course Jack Nicklaus built. The challenge for the PGA Tour is to make it feel different to the players who will be in the Columbus area, the ...