The Wheeling Thunder baseball team was started in 2009. 13 players from 2 communities were joined together to form the Wheeling Thunder travel team. They began as a U9 travel team and are now competing with 11 players at the U13 level.
Their first tournament championship came in a Weirton Tournament in 2009 and they have since won 4 tournaments, including the Mt. Lebanon and Battle at the Lock championships this past season.