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Williams part of versatile West Virginia squad

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WHEELING, W.Va. — When it came to choosing the West Virginia roster for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Game, Scott Holt and his staff sought one major attribute. Versatility was an absolutely huge part of earning a spot on the Mountian State squad for the game, which will be played at ...

Prince gets 16th at Ohio Open

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MEDINA — Blake Prince of East Liverpool couldn’t follow up his strong second round with a comparable final round on Wednesday at the 98th Ohio Open. Price, a former East Liverpool High School and Cleveland State University standout, shot a 4-over par 76 final round at the Weymouth Club to ...

Ohio has plenty of athletes in defensive backfield

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Bruce Stiles has never coached against Scott Holt. However, the Ohio coach expects the West Virginia staff to exploit their athletes, so when he and his staff made their defensive backfield selections, for the annual Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Rudy Mumley All-Star ...

Americans flex their muscles

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WASHINGTON — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 ...

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Prince fourth at Ohio Open MEDINA — Blake Prince of East Liverpool jumped into contention at the 98th Ohio Open on Tuesday. Prince, a former East Liverpool High School and Cleveland State University standout, shot a 6-under-par 66 at Fox Meadow Country to climb into a three-way tie for ...

Toronto’s run comes to end

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TORONTO — The Jefferson County Teramana Post 33 Legion baseball program has a long and storied history. The team added another chapter Monday as it shut out Toronto Post 86, 10-0, in six innings in the Region 7 Legion Baseball Tournament final at the Knights Baseball Complex. “Winning ...

Prince, Tambellini at Ohio Open

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MEDINA —A pair of former East Liverpool High School standouts are competing in the 98th Open Open this week. Blake Prince, who went on to star at Cleveland State University, is tied for tied for 25th with a 1-under -par 71. at Weymouth Country Club. He collected three birdies on front ...

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Trump gets a soccer ball HELSINKI (AP) — Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a special gift to his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump: a soccer ball. After a journalist asked a question at their joint press conference Monday in ...

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Chester knocks off Boardman EAST LIVERPOOL — The Chester Oldtimers knocked off Boardman 3-2 on Sunday in Youngstown 50-plus Baseball League action at East Liverpool High School. Chester is 9-0 and sits in first place in the league. Brian Newlyn’s walk off single in the bottom of the ...

Kugel competes

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Above, Rocky Kugel (83) of East Liverpool gets back in the car during the RUSH Sportsman Modified Series at Expo Speedway during the Trumbull County Fair on Wednesday. Kugel finished third Wednesday and sixth Thursday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. At right, cars round the speedway at the ...