On July 6th, we lost a beloved fellow broadcasters, John Nese.
John called games for WSTV-AM, WOGH-FM, and Ohio Valley Sports Online.
Jim Huggins, who called games with John, had the following to say about John in a memorial article in the Herald-Star.
“There was a period of adjustment after we started to work together,” Huggins said. “He was always really loud and boisterous.
Question: What is the name of the Miami Marlins home stadium?
Answer: Marlins Park.
Winner: Jerry Burner of Weirton, WV.
Prize: Two Pirate tickets for Tuesday night’s game with the Rockies.
Pirates Trivia – Current Pirates’ pitching coach Ray Searage played for four major league teams, name them?
Mets, Brewers, White Sox & Dodgers.
Winner was Dan Ribovitch of McKeesport, PA. He won two tickets to an upcoming Bucco game.
We will be giving away two pair of Pirate tickets on tomorrow’s morning show (June 9th)!
Boxing Trivia – Who did Mike Tyson beat to win the heavyweight title in 1986? Trevor Berbick.
Winner Tom Cole of Wellsburg. He won four tickets to Made Men Boxing “Rumble On The River-Volume II” Saturday night at the Crooked Dock in Wellsburg.
Joey will be giving away two pair of Pirate tickets on tomorrow’s morning show (June 9th).
No. 3 (18-10) Weir High faces No. 2 (30-3) Wayne Friday night around 7:30 in the West Virginia AA state baseball semifinals. Listen on 106.3 The River and the Trinity Health System Stream.
High School Baseball, Weir advanced to the regional tournament with a 9-6 win over Fairmont Senior. Jake Rosnick hit a three-run homer, Donavan Spencer drove in three for Weir High. Levi Mikula, Adam Cowden and Coty Enrietti drove in runs for the Red Riders.
Division II Dover ended Big Red’s season 3-1.
Kameron DiMarzio drove in Big Red’s run. Rhiannon Petrisko and Hayley Stamps both had two hits for Steubenville.
Division III playoffs, Edison beat Coshocton 15-1. Charli McConnell homered, singled and drove in four, McKenzie Morrison homered, doubled and drove in two for the Wildcats.
Skylar Fankhauser had two RBI, while Makayla Petrisko and Tommi McConnell each had an RBI for Edison.
Ohio Division IV District semifinal, Toronto topped St. John Central 4-0.
Jamie Anderson struck out six, Allyson Kuntz drove in two for the Red Knights. Shanna Reed and Hannah Parker each had an RBI and Gina Fogle had two singles and a double for Toronto.
Oak Glen is on its way to the state tournament after a 3-1 win over Petersburg.
Hannah Clunk had six Ks, Hannah Patterson tripled and singled for the Golden Bears. Alexa Andrews had two singles and an RBI for Oak Glen.