WCC’s Weekley to continue running at Fairmont State

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WILLIAMSTOWN — Of the five sports Ben Weekley lettered in as a student-athlete at Wood County Christian, he didn’t necessarily see himself competing in cross country at the next level. Several years had passed since the senior competed in the fall activity, but after returning from a ...

SMITH: Two-mile race is perfect for family

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Looking for something a little less intense than a half marathon? Sign up for the News and Sentinel Two-Mile Race. Historically the News and Sentinel Half Marathon gets a lot of attention in August. It’s big, takes up the whole town and it is truly inspirational to watch. It’s also hard, ...

Late errors end St. Marys’ W. Va. state title bid

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SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The seventh inning played out like a nightmare for St. Marys in Thursday’s Class A state tournament elimination game against Petersburg at Little Creek Park. The Blue Devils led 6-4 and needed just three outs to stay alive, but three costly errors allowed the ...

St. Marys softball moves on to day 2 of state tourney

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SOUTH CHARLESTON , W.Va.— Following Wednesday’s action inside Little Creek Park at the Class A state softball tournament, St. Marys and head coach Lacy Riggs did what they needed to stay alive in the double-elimination event. Despite falling 5-3 in game one to Petersburg where the Blue ...