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Americans flex their muscles

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

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

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

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 ...

Toronto Post 86 earns another victory in tournament

TORONTO — Toronto Post 86’s Zac Berger led the way, and his teammates followed. Berger recorded three hits, two RBIs and scored the go-ahead run leading Post 86 to a 6-3 victory over Brilliant Post 573 during the Region 7 American Legion Baseball Tournament on a sunny Saturday afternoon ...

Liverpool’s Loy among best Ohio linebackers

WHEELING, W.Va. — Bruce Stiles likes the makeup of his Ohio roster for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game. But, like all coaches, Stiles has some apprehension about certain areas. And though linebacker is one of those areas, it’s not because of the level of talent. ...

West Virginia likes its linebacking corps

WHEELING, W.Va. — Scott Holt and his Cameron Dragons’ coaching staff employ a 3-5 scheme on the defensive side of the ball. So, when the West Virginia staff was selecting its roster for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, which is slated for Saturday, July 28th, the volume ...