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Wellsville’s Kyleigh Freeman looks to pass as Lisbon’s Abby Davis defends on Thursday. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Blue Devils trap Tigers

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LISBON — After the Wellsville girls basketball team opened Thursday night with the first basket, Lisbon took off during its 80-18 victory. Lisbon improves to 13-1, 4-1 in the Inter-Tri County League White Division. Wellsville falls to 0-16, 0-5. The Blue Devils put the game away with a ...

Beaver, Oak Glen produce in opener

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Beaver Local won all of its contested first round matches on Thursday to open the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference wrestling tournament at WesBanco Arena. Cole McComas (106), Skyler Lasure (120), Quinton Bookman (132), Noah Smith (138), Jared Wright (145), Beau Smith (152), ...

Ohio will have pitch count

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COLUMBUS — Ohio high school baseball pitchers will be regulated on a pitch count basis the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced on Thursday. The National Federation of State High School Associations, which helps set national guidelines for high school sports, informed all states ...

OHSAA to move games to Canton

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship games will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton in 2017 and 2018 following approval from the OHSAA Board of Directors at its January meeting Thursday. The OHSAA staff had previously confirmed ...

Witherow gains 1,000 points, but Weir gets first

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WEIRTON, W. Va. — There was a lot going on Thursday night at the girls basketball game inside the Carl Hamill Fieldhouse between Hancock County rivals Weir High and Oak Glen. For the Red Riders, the main event was winning the first game of the season by a 54-43 margin after going into the ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Tigers down Rockets STRUTHERS — The Wellsville boys bowling team improved to 7-2 by downing Lowellville at Holiday Bowl on Thursday. The Tigers posted a 2,125 to 1,891 victory. Leaders for Wellsville were Ryan Miller with a 217 game and 352 series, Kenny Durbin 191-333 and Charles Click ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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BOYS BASKETBALL Beaver Local at Indian Creek 7th Grade: Beaver won 29-23 Thursday. Beaver (8-5): Ethan Stephenson 6 points, Micah Strum 6. 8th Grade: Beaver won 35-15. Beaver (10-3): Payne Allen 14 points, Cameron Ash 4. Next: Beaver at Follansbee Monday. Oak Glen at ...

SPORTS ON TV

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2:30 p.m. (FS1) Soccer: Bundesliga, SC Freiburg vs. Bayern Munich. 3 p.m. (GOLF) Golf: PGA, CareerBuilder Challenge, second round. 6 p.m. (NBCSN) Figure skating: U.S. Championships, women’s short dance. 6:30 p.m. (CBSSN) College basketball: Eastern Michigan at ...

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Tigers on top of their game

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WELLSVILLE—Even though Wellsville got a victory when they played at Beaver Local last month, the Tigers felt they didn’t come fully ready to play. That was far from the case in the teams’ rematch at Wellsville Wednesday. The Tigers controlled the action almost the entire night and ...

State-ranked Clippers give Potters a hard time

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EAST LIVERPOOL — It was all Columbiana on Wednesday in contest with East Liverpool at the Potter Fieldhouse. Kayla Muslovski had 24 points and the Clippers (17-0) clamped down on defense to post a 91-15 win. East Liverpool is 1-17. Columbiana is ranked ninth in Div. III in the latest ...