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Growing up within the rivalry

October 30, 2014 BELLAIRE — Jack Fitch and Hunter Westlake have been connected ever since they appeared with the SPARKY Trophy on the cover of The Times Leader on Oct. 31, 1997 as bright-eyed young boys. more »»

Regular season wraps up this weekend

October 30, 2014 After strapping on helmets and shoulder pads and lacing up cleats for nine weeks, the 2014 high school football season will come to a close this weekend, unfortunately, for five area teams. more »»

West Liberty visits Charleston in crucial MEC gridiron tilt

October 29, 2014 With the regular season rapidly drawing to a close, the West Liberty University football team looks to keep its post-season hopes alive Thursday night when Coach Roger Waialae’s resurgent Hilltopper... more »»

V.A.L.E.S. week gets underway

October 28, 2014 ADENA — The annual football showdown between Buckeye Local and Harrison Central has always been an important game. more »»

Area Sports Briefs

October 27, 2014 Lady Irish Fundraiser The St. John Central Lady Irish basketball team is holding a “Paint n Sip” fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Bellaire Knights of Columbus Hall. more »»

Union Local gets fourth win at Bellaire

October 26, 2014 BELLAIRE — Union Local’s offense was back to its old self Saturday. more »»

SJC returns home and gets a win

October 26, 2014 BELLAIRE — Homecoming in the truest sense of the word was happily celebrated at the Irish Youth Sports Complex on a bright, but windy Saturday afternoon. S. more »»

Shadyside’s perfect again

October 25, 2014 BROOKSIDE — Prior to 2012, Shadyside, which began playing football in 1908, owned just two unbeaten and untied football seasons --1954 and 1977. The Tigers are now making it a habitual thing. more »»

Plumly captains all T-L Volleyball

October 25, 2014 Another prep volleyball season has come and gone for local spikers, but plenty of fond memories remain. more »»

St. Clairsville has no trouble with Buckeye

October 25, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — State-ranked and playoff-bound St. more »»

Ferry rolls to eighth win, 58-20

October 25, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — The inaugural Martins Ferry Athletic Hall of Fame ceremonies were held at halftime Friday night at the Dave Bruney Football Complex. more »»

Monroe outlasts Frontier, 13-12

October 25, 2014 BEAVERTOWN — Monroe Central staged another second-half rally Friday night. And, in the process, the Seminoles might have punched their postseason ticket. more »»

Harrison’s playoff hopes damaged

October 25, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — When the Indian Creek football team needed one, it got three. When the Redskins needed three, they got five. more »»

Buckeye Trail handles River, 39-6

October 25, 2014 OLD WASHINGTON – On a night when Buckeye Trail honored its seniors, its 1994 state semifinal team, and welcomed its marching band back for the first time in two seasons, the Warriors used an 18-poin... more »»

Donahue hammers Beallsville

October 25, 2014 BEALLSVILLE — After losing to Notre Dame on Sept. 20, Bishop Donahue coach John Durdines said his team’s playoffs start after a bye week. more »»

Shamrocks roll to win at Conotton

October 25, 2014 LEESVILLE — Barnesville scored in every quarter en route to a 47-28 decision over homestanding Conotton Valley Friday night in high school football action. more »»

Nailers blanked

October 25, 2014 DULUTH, Ga. — After a thrilling start to the season last Saturday, the Wheeling Nailers hit a bump in the road Friday night. more »»

Another poll lists West Liberty men No. 1 in D-II

October 25, 2014 MATTHEWS, N.C. – The West Liberty University men’s basketball team has received its third No. 1 ranking of the preseason and senior standout C.J. more »»

Area runners prep for regional

October 24, 2014 All that stands between area cross country runners and a berth in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s State Cross Country meet is 3.1 miles. more »»

Surging WLU whips Wesleyan

October 24, 2014 WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. more »»

Area Sports Briefs

October 24, 2014 Martins Ferry Tickets Available Tickets for tonight’s Hall of Fame football game between Edison and Martins Ferry at the Dave Bruney Football Complex are on sale in advance at Total Sports Connectio... more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting November 5, 2014

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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October 24, 2014 If you can figure out the four teams that are going to earn a spot in the College Football Playoff in December, you're a much wiser football fan than me. more »

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