St. Marys golf victorious at LKC Scramble

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HARRISVILLE — As the three-time defending state champions in Class A golf, the 2022 version of the St. Marys Blue Devils wasted no time trying to set the bar even higher opening week. Wednesday at North Bend Golf Course, the St. Marys foursome of Brayden Hall, Preston Lawhon, Cole Darnold ...

Parkersburg Post 15 eliminated at state tourney

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MORGANTOWN — Area 1 champion Parkersburg Post 15 had its season come to an end Friday afternoon at Dale Miller Field after being eliminated by South Charleston Post 94, 7-2, in the West Virginia American Legion state baseball tournament. Isaac McCallister needed 100 pitches to complete his ...

SMITH: Eat, drink, run

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When doing a race like the News and Sentinel Half Marathon, your body is basically an engine burning fuel. What you put in your fuel tank beforehand can and will have a direct correlation to how you do during the race. Everyone reacts differently to different foods. The secret to doing well ...

WELKER: The positive influence of sports and family in life

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I have made many mistakes in my life as an athlete on and off the field of play. But haven’t we all. Now that I’m a retired teacher, coach, and official, I have thought about how athletics and family assisted me in coping with the challenges of living a life of personal fulfillment. I want ...

Parkersburg Post 15 knocks Buckhannon from state tourney

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From staff reports MORGANTOWN — In a must-win game here Thursday afternoon at the West Virginia American Legion state baseball tournament, Parkersburg Post 15 had to endure a two-plus hour rain delay before eliminating Buckhannon Post 21 by a score of 9-1 at Dale Miller Field. Post 15 ...