Local Sports

Lisbon’s Logan Bell pitches against Columbiana on Thursday at Firestone Park. (Photo by Chris Rambo)

Devils stick it to Clippers

COLUMBIANA—Normally, the last thing a high school coach wants is for their team to be sitting around at home all day before a big game. With Lisbon on spring break and a first-place conference showdown looming Tuesday afternoon at Columbiana, Blue Devils coach Doug Andric decided to call ...

Lisbon’s Stokes clears 6-9 at Columbiana

COLUMBIANA — The higher Lisbon junior Seth Stokes goes, the more the records come crashing down. Stokes broke his own school high jump record for the second time in four days by clearing 6-foot-9 at Columbiana High School on Tuesday. His winning jump also broke the Ward Athletic Complex ...

TENNIS RESULTS

East Liverpool 3, Indian Creek 2 EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s tennis team upped its record to 7-4 with a 3-2 win over Indian Creek on Tuesday. Justin Blasdel and Austin Deering came back in the third set to seal the deal for the Potters in their doubles match which was the last ...

Southern Local’s Glover guides Indians to win

WEST POINT — Southern Local took down Inter-Tri County White Division rival Wellsville 9-5 on Tuesday. Southern improves to 2-5 and travels to Wellsville today. Caleb Glover struck out eight in five innings for the win. He also recorded two singles and three RBIs. Ethan West had a single, ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Southern seeks HOFers SALINEVILLE — The Salineville-Southern Local Athletic Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017. Induction of new members will be held the weekend of Sept. 22-23. Nomination forms are available at www.southern.k12.oh.us and the high school office. ...

SPORTS ON TV

1:45 p.m. (ROOT) Baseball: Pirates at Cardinals. 2:30 p.m. (FS1) Soccer: Champions League, Barcelona vs. Juventus. 7 p.m. (NBA) NBA playoffs: Hawks at Wizards. 7 p.m. (NBCSN) NHL playoffs: Capitals at Maple Leafs. 7:30 p.m. (USA) NHL payoffs: Senators at ...

East Liverpool’s Chris Montgomery competes against Weirton Madonna on Monday. (Photo by Jimmy Joe Savage)

Potters shine in the sun

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool took down Weirton Madonna 4-1 on Monday. The Potters improve to 6-4 this season and will host Indian Creek at 4 p.m. today. FIRST SINGLES: Chris Montgomery (EL) def. Vincent Fourniek 6-0, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Alex Tambellini (EL) def. Chad Durante 6-0, ...

How area runners fared

BOSTON — At least six Columbiana County residents raced in the 121st annual Boston Marathon on Monday. There were 26,411 runners who finished the 26.2-mile course, including 14,438 men and 11,973 women. • Janie Crowl, 58 of Salem, was 26,380th overall in 6 hours, 9 minutes and 15 ...

McCullough signs with Geneva

Lisbon senior Bailey McCullough signs a letter of intent to continue his academic and football careers at Geneva College, an NCAA Division III program in Beaver Falls, Pa. On hand for the signing were (front, from left) mother Annie McCullough, Bailey McCullough, father Matt McCullough, brother ...

Pirates’ Marte suspended 80 games for PEDs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for the steroid Nandrolone. He will be eligible to return in mid-July. Marte says in a statement that "neglect and lack of knowledge led to this mistake." Pirates president Frank Coonelly ...