Local Sports

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Donate a toy SALEM — New unwrapped toys will be collected at the Beaver Local at Salem girls basketball game Thursday for the annual Marine toy drive. Burks dunks way to a win NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Clarkson had 20 points and 11 rebounds, newcomer Alec Burks threw down a two-handed ...

Beavers rule the competition at Cambridge Invite

CAMBRIDGE — Beaver Local came away with a sizable victory on Saturday at the Cambridge Invitational. The Beavers scored 318.5 points to dominate the field. Minerva was second with 203.5 points, while West Branch was third with 195. Winning titles for Beaver were Logan Ours (126), Cole ...

Beavers dispatch Potters

CALCUTTA — Jenna Riccardo had 16 points and Madison Cline tallied 14 points and eight rebounds as Beaver Local turned back East Liverpool 49-37 on Saturday in a Buckeye 8 Athletic League contest. Elizabeth Kolkowski also got into double figures for the winners with 10 points and eight ...

Purple Raiders grind way into semifinals

From Staff Reports ALLIANCE – There is no need to worry about the rain when Mount Union has sophomore running back Josh Petruccelli and the Purple Raider defense. Petruccelli ran for a career-high 219 yards and three touchdowns on 35 carries and the defense shut down No. 22 Muhlenberg ...

Potters rally past Tigers

WELLSVILLE — Ohio River rivals East Liverpool and Wellsville High School’s boys’ basketball teams collided in their respective season openers Friday night and the visiting Potters enjoyed a red-hot second half to post a 76-57 win over the Tigers before a packed house in the Wellsville ...

Devils’ delight on opening night

LISBON — Lisbon was off to the races in its 68-45 win over Crestview on Friday during the second game of the Lisbon Tip-Off Tournament. The Devils built a 24-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back. Ryan McCullough sparked the Devils with 26 points and six assists. Brice ...

Kenston rolls to D-3 title

CANTON—Chagrin Falls Kenston rolled up big offensive numbers all during the postseason, and it was no different at Friday’s Division III state championship game. The fourth-ranked Bombers (14-1) led 21-6 at halftime and scored three additional touchdowns in the second half to defeat ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Pitt wins City Game PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Capel preached patience the day he took over the head coaching job at Pittsburgh in April, cautioning it would take time for the Panthers to find an identity and find their way back to respectability in the Atlantic Coast Conference. It’s early ...

SWIMMING

East Liverpool, Oak Glen at Beaver Local Friday at Calcutta YMCA BOYS RESULTS East Liverpool 71, Oak Glen 11 Beaver Local 52, Oak Glen 12 East Liverpool 58, Beaver Local 45 GIRLS RESULTS East Liverpool 75, Oak Glen 19 Beaver Local 131, Oak Glen 15 Beaver Local 118, East ...

Kirtland turns the tables on Marion

CANTON — In a rematch of the 2015 and 2017 state title games, No. 1 Kirtland defeated No. 3 Maria Stein Marion Local 16-7 to win the OHSAA Division VI football state championship on Friday at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. In the 2015 matchup, Kirtland won 22-20, and in 2017, Marion Local ...