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Sports surgeries put on hold

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SALEM — Like a lot of active people who have suffered injuries in the past few weeks, East Liverpool boys soccer coach Zack Kinsey is just waiting to hear when treatment can begin. Kinsey, 32 of East Liverpool, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during an indoor soccer ...

Club sports also on the sidelines

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Club sports have established themselves as essential components to most serious high school athlete lives and like most other things these days, those organizations are in a holding pattern due to the coronavirus. Chris Huckshold is known to most as the Lisbon boys basketball coach, but he ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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The 1975 World Series CINCINNATI — FOX Sports Ohio is televising games from the memorable 1975 World Series between the Cincinnati Reds’ “Big Red Machine” and the Boston Red Sox this week. • 4 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. Friday — Game 2, Ken Griffey Sr. spoils Boston’s chance ...

NFL expands playoff field to 14

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The NFL is gearing up for a normal season and playoffs — with two additional wild-card teams in the Super Bowl chase. NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for a total of 14 next season as they continue to plan for the 2020 season to begin on ...

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McDonald’s Rasile retires from coaching MCDONALD —McDonald Athletic Director Randy Riccitelli announced Monday that Blue Devils boys basketball coach Jeff Rasile will not return next season. Rasile finishes his coaching career with a record of 386-98. He led McDonald to six district ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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McDonald’s Rasile retires from coaching MCDONALD —McDonald Athletic Director Randy Riccitelli announced Monday that Blue Devils boys basketball coach Jeff Rasile will not return next season. Rasile finishes his coaching career with a record of 386-98. He led McDonald to six district ...

Kinseys still want to try for Tokyo

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AKRON — For the last four years high-jumper Erika Kinsey has been building toward getting one last shot at representing her home country of Sweden in the Olympic Games. That dream is now on hold. Last Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee announced that the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games ...

Wolfe moves on to Ravens

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Area NFL fans will possibly be seeing a lot more of 2008 Beaver Local graduate Derek Wolfe next season. The defensive end signed a one-year deal with the AFC North’s Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, ending his eight-year run with the Denver Broncos. The deal reportedly ...

W. Virginia still has some hope

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WHEELING, W.Va. — While Ohio closed the book on its 2019-20 winter sports season Thursday morning, West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission Executive Director Bernie Dolan is still holding out hope to complete the girls and boys state basketball tournaments as well as play an ...

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Shoots canceled CHESTER, W.Va. — The Chester-Newell Sportsmen’s Club has canceled all remaining turkey shoots and the April 7 club meeting, following the state and federal guidelines for the coronavirus COVID-19. For future updates, see the club’s Facebook page. A day of wrestling on ...