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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 ...

GOLFRESULTS

Thursday Night Scramble League at Beaver Creek Meadows STANDINGS: Sons of Legion Post 121 77, Days Inn 75, Pancake Auto Body 71.5, T&C Masonry 70.5, Team Nike 63, Shagnot Construction 63, Tucked Away Storage 58.5, Country Girl Custom Design 40.5.

Tourney time arrives for Post 86

TORONTO — Baseball is a simple game: hit the ball, pitch the ball and field the ball. The Toronto Post 86 Legion baseball team did enough of all three to defeat Coshocton, 11-6, in the first game of the Ohio Region 7 Tournament Friday afternoon at the Knights Baseball Complex. “That is ...

Oak Glen cross country team takes new path under Moran

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen recently hired Michael Moran as its new cross country coach. A runner in high school and college, Moran worked his way from 5ks to marathon road races, transitioning to 50Ks, 100Ks and even 100-mile trail races. “Although soccer was my early passion, I ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Hoelzer wins Ohio Am POWELL — Brandon Hoelzer of Fremont walked away with a six-stroke win on Friday during action at the Ohio Amateur Championship at Wedgewood Golf and Country Club. The Lourdes University assistant golf coach shot an 11-under-par 273 over the four rounds to win. Alex ...

Beavers represent Ohio at national event

Five Beaver Local wrestlers will represent Team Ohio on the Ohio National Team at that USMC Cadet and Junior, Freestyle/Greco-Roman National Championships on July 14-20 in Fargo, North Dakota. Team members (from left) are: Beau Smith 160 pounds (Junior Level — Greco-Roman), Cole McComas 132 ...

Baker takes sixth at U20 Worlds

TAMPERE, Finland — East Liverpool High School graduate Lindsay Baker mixed it up with some of the best in the world on Wednesday during the U20 International Association of Athletics Federations Championships at Ratina Stadium. The Ashland University red shirt freshman took sixth in the ...

Beaver Local’s Morgan lines up for Ohio stars

MORRISTOWN — Bruce Stiles knows depth along the offensive and defensive lines is paramount anytime, but especially during the July heat. So, his goal is to have as many players ready to go in the trenches on both sides of the ball as possible when kickoff for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley ...