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Dante Booker ready to make an impact

COLUMBUS— After he injured his knee in Ohio State’s season opener last year, linebacker Dante Booker was a man in limbo. Week after week, coach Urban Meyer would tell reporters that Booker may be close to returning to the field. Week after week, Booker would sit out, watching his ...

Beaver’s Briggs aces Turkana hole

EAST LIVERPOOL—Beaver Local golfer Brooke Briggs recorded a hole-in-one on the par 3 eighth hole during Wednesday’s match against Canton Central Catholic at Turkana Golf Course. Briggs used a pitching wedge. Witnesses were Carsyn Hoppel, coach Ed Kurylak and superintendent Eric ...

Pugliano records hole-in-one

EAST LIVERPOOL—Ryan Pugliano of East Liverpool shot a hole-in-one Tuesday at Turkana Golf Course. Pugliano used a 9-iron to ace the par-three 17th hole. Witnesses were Rocco Pugliano and Jeremy Pugliano.

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Lisbon to induct six LISBON — The Lisbon David Anderson High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct six individuals and the 1988-89 girls basketball team that reached the state semifinals into its Class of 2017 on Sept. 16. Individual inductees include Vince Browne (2007, football); ...

Potters drain Creek

EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Liverpool golf team grabbed a Buckeye 8 Athletic League victory by topping Indian Creek 186-201 on Tuesday at the East Liverpool Country Club. For the Potters (3-4), Alex Tambellini had a 39, Brennan O’Hara 48, Josh Recktenwald 48 and Cameron Beverly 51. For ...

Beavers best Louisville

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local's girls golf team beat Louisville 170-194 on Tuesday at Turkana. For the Beavers, McKenna Kyler had a 38, Hayley Phillips 43, Reed McGeehan 43 and Bekah Kyler 46. Katie Bice had a 43 for the Leopards.

East Liverpool golfers top Buckeye Local, Weir High

STEUBENVILLE — East Liverpool won two of three in a quadrangular match at Steubenville Country Club on Monday. Host Steubenville topped the field with a 168, followed by East Liverpool and Buckeye with 193 and Weirton 204. East Liverpool took the fifth-man tiebreaker over Buckeye by eight ...

Haskins, Burrow target back-up spot

COLUMBUS — The backup quarterback derby at Ohio State continues furiously in preseason camp without definitive word on whether Joe Burrow or Dwayne Haskins will be No. 2. The starting job is firmly held by J.T. Barrett, of course, but Burrow, Haskins and true freshman Tate Martell have ...

Kluber likes Jackson’s action

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Corey Kluber appreciated Austin Jackson’s efforts, both with the bat and glove. Jackson led off the eighth inning with a home run, sending Kluber and the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Sunday. “He’s been a huge part of ...

East Liverpool returning lettermen

Returning lettermen for the 2017 East Liverpool football team are (kneeling, from left) Levi Turner, Logan McKenzie, Noah Wheaton, Peyton Reed, Lane Kopras, Cory Weyand, Michael Loy; (standing) coach Josh Ludwig, Justin Watkins, Jake Cornell, Blayke McCloud, Kaz Zubay, Joaquin Johnson, P.J. ...