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Oak Glen’s Emmy Severs battles for a rebound with Indian Creek’s Ashley Yaich on Thursday at Oak Glen High School. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Creek controls Bears

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — It was a long night for the Oak Glen girls basketball team. Indian Creek sprinted out to a 16-point advantage in the first quarter and never looked back in a 62-31 win on Thursday. The Golden Bears dropped to 1-5 on the season, while Indian Creek raised its mark ...

Raiders have tough task in Mary Hardin-Baylor

SALEM, Va. — The Mount Union football team wasn’t going to miss the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl after falling short last season. “We understand just how hard it is to get to this point in the season,” Mount Union coach Vince Kehres said. “It’s very, very difficult. You certainly cannot ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Weather postpones games Several area girls basketball games were postponed due to snowy weather on Thursday. The following games were affected (with make-up date if available): • Buckeye Local at Beaver Local, make-up date to be determined • Wellsville at Columbiana, 6 p.m. ...

East Liverpool’s Nathan Miscuk wrestles Oak Glen’s Kyle O’Conner in a 182-pound match Wednesday at Oak Glen. (Photo by Dan Santarelli

Potters win a battle against Oak Glen

NEW CUMBERLAND, W. Va.— The East Liverpool wrestling team defeated Oak Glen 37-32 in a dual meet on Wednesday at Oak Glen High School. “It was a group effort tonight,” East Liverpool coach Scott Hiemstra said. “From the seniors down they did the best that they could to make sure ...

Beaver Local tradition continues with annual Hoppel Tournament

CALCUTTA — It’s that time of year again. The 40th annual Everett Hoppel Memorial Wrestling Tournament is set for Saturday at Beaver Local High School. The Hoppels, who boast six state champions and numerous other state placers, have been a big part of the community — on and off the ...

Beavers topple Boardman

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s wrestling team moved to 4-0 on the season with a 69-12 victory over Boardman on Wednesday night. Ashtabula Lakeside was scheduled to take part but decided not to travel due to the snowy weather. In junior high action, Beaver Local was a 54-16 winner over ...

SPORTS BRIEFING STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS

Tigers sweep JFK EAST LIVERPOOL—The Wellsville bowling teams came through with a pair of victories over Warren JFK Tuesday at Walnut Lanes. The Wellsville girls team won 1,502-1,476, improving to 3-2 overall and 3-0 in the TMC Valley Conference. Leading the way for the Tigers were ...

Wellsville’s Camryn Jackson dribbles down the court.

Indians hold off pesky Tigers

WELLSVILLE — Southern Local needed an 11-4 run in the fourth quarter to pull away from Wellsville, 47-36, Monday. Anna Sevek led the Indians with a game-high 22 points. Riley Felton contributed 14 points. For the Tigers, Menina Jackson had 16 points and 12 rebounds. Cameron Carlevale ...

Indian Creek pulls away from Beaver Local

WINTERSVILLE—The Indian Creek girls’ basketball team delivered another strong night on the defensive end. Indian Creek jumped out to a nine-point lead against Beaver Local, and the Redskins pulled away in the second half en route to a 60-39 victory Monday night at home. “I believe ...

Lisbon gives Columbiana a scare

LISBON — Another chapter in the Columbiana and Lisbon girls basketball rivalry went down on Monday night and it did not disappoint. A Taylor Hall steal and Kayla Muslovski layup with 10 seconds remaining was the difference as Columbiana edged Lisbon 49-47. “Lisbon always plays ...