Local Sports

Potter duo punches ticket to state

ATHENS — East Liverpool duo Chris Montgomery and Alex Tambellini are headed to the state tennis tournament. “I’m proud of the kids,” East Liverpool coach George Whittaker said. “We didn’t know what to expect being the first time this far in the tournament as a doubles team but it ...

Tropeck adds another high finish, Oak Glen girls take third as a team

From Staff Reports CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Oak Glen junior thrower Kellen Tropeck capped a solid weekend at the West Virginia State Track and Field Meet on Saturday with a second-place showing in the shot put. Tropeck threw 52 feet, 4 1/2 inches to finish runner up behind Bridgeport’s ...

Kinsey, Pappas advance to regional

MILLERSBURG — Beaver Local sophomore Teddi Kinsey made her mark at the West Holmes Division II track meet on Saturday, finishing in second place in both hurdles. Kinsey was second in the girls 100-meter hurdles (16.5 seconds) and 300-meter hurdles (47.82). Beaver Local senior Zak ...

Tropeck, Kovalcik claim state titles

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Oak Glen junior Kellen Tropeck is just getting warmed up at the West Virginia State Track Meet. Tropeck started off his weekend by capturing the Class AA state discus title with a throw of 156-2 Friday at Laidley Field. Tropeck, who also won a regional discus title last ...

Wright races to regional

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Lisbon senior Jacob Mundy scored his biggest win at the Springfield Division III district track meet Friday, while teammate Seth Stokes did what he had to do. Mundy captured the district title in the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 4.01 seconds after placing second in the ...

Potters, Beavers move on

MILLERSBURG — The East Liverpool boys and Beaver Local girls 3200-meter relay teams are still in the running. Both squads ran season bests for third-place finishes Thursday at the Division II district meet at West Holmes High School. East Liverpool sophomores Levi George and Timmy Neal ...

Springfield Div. III district

BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. McDonald (111), 2. Crestview (63), 3. United (54), 4. Liberty (51), 5. Springfield (40), 6. Pymatuning Valley (39), 7. Valley Christian and Brookfield (36), 9. Columbiana (35), 10. Wellsville and Mineral Ridge (30), 12.Western Reserve (29), 13. Lisbon (21), 14. ...

Beavers do well in Student Fishing League

The Student Fishing League held its first event “The Mosquito Lake SmackDown” on May 13. Winners in the high school division were (from left) Beaver Local’s Payne Allen (third place), Beaver Local’s Trey Pancake (second place) and Boardman’s Kennedy Furano (first place). (Submitted ...

D3 athletes search for success

From Staff Reports NEW MIDDLETOWN — Area athletes jumped their way to regionals Wednesday. United senior Camryn Jarrett won the Springfield Division III district high jump title for the second straight year, while Southern Local freshman Bradly Sloan won the boys long jump. Jarrett, a ...

Springfield Div. III district results

BOYS RESULTS (Top four advance to Massillon Perry regional) 3200 RELAY: 1. McDonald (Eli Street, Brody Rupe, Zack Canada, Connor Symbolik) 8:38.78; 2. United 8:40.01; 3. Columbiana 8:50.70; 4. Lowellville 8:58.58; 5. Crestview 9:16.83; 6. Springfield 9:20.43; 7. Jackson-Milton ...