Williamstown baseball ready for state tournament

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CHARLESTON — Two wins away. The Williamstown Yellowjackets are that close to capturing a Class A state baseball championship. After a hard-fought three-game series against Wheeling Central Catholic, the ‘Jackets turn their attention to the biggest obstacle in Class A’s final four ...

Beverly/Lowell clubs Athens for 15-2 victory

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BEVERLY — Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 got off to a bit of a sluggish start in Wednesday evening’s home game against Athens Post 21 but once they got things going they did so in a big way as they rolled to a 15-2, five-inning win. Beverly/Lowell spotted Athens a pair of runs in the first ...

Williamstown baseball punches ticket to state tourney

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WHEELING, W.Va. — After a 5-11 start to the season, Wheeling Central’s baseball team found its confidence — going 9-4 the rest of the way and staving off elimination four times in the postseason. There would not be a fifth, however, as Williamstown upended the Maroon Knights 5-3 in ...

Wheeling Central tops Williamstown in regional, forces Game 3

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Wheeling Central head coach Jason Rowe required a special effort from pitcher Ben Foster in order for the Maroon Knights to keep their season alive. One night after his staff gave up 17 free passes in an 11-6 loss to Williamstown, more of the same couldn’t happen. Foster ...

25th Annual Kids Count Golf Classic raises $273K

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VIENNA — The 25th annual Kids Golf Classic tournament proved to be the event’s largest yet, in terms of fundraising. The Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg goes into this charity event with high hopes, as the organization annually pockets proceeds to help in its mission. A total of ...

‘Jackets are a win from Charleston

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WHEELING — For the second time in this postseason, the Wheeling Central baseball team has its back against the wall. The Maroon Knights dropped Game 1 of the best of three W.Va. Class A Region One Championship Series 11-6 to Williamstown on Monday at the J.B. Chambers I-470 Baseball ...