Local Sports

Whittaker steps down

EAST LIVERPOOL — George Whittaker recently stepped down as the East Liverpool boys tennis coach. The Potters had a regular-season record of 155-35 in 14 seasons under Whittaker. When the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference divided into two divisions in tennis, the Potters won OVAC titles in ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Final chance to sign up for youth basketball tourney CHESTER, W.Va. — Today is the final day for teams to enter the T.J.D. Sports/BUBS 44 Girls and Boys 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Basketball Tournament. Games will be played May 9-10 and 16-17 at Chester City Building, 600 Indiana Ave. Entry ...

Lisbon’s all-time leading scorer gets first team nod

CANTON — Lisbon standouts Justin Sweeney and Izzy Perez and Columbiana junior Kayla Muslovski repeat as first-team honorees on the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-Northeast Inland District high school basketball teams. Sweeney and Perez were named to the Division IV and Muslovski to ...

Beavers dialed in at district

Beaver Local’s wrestling team qualified eight individuals for the state tournament in addition to winning the Div. II district title on Saturday at Heath High School. Members of the team are (front, from left) Logan Krulik (third place, 152 pounds), Jared Wright (fifth, 138); (second ...

Oak Glen’s Everly picked to coach OVAC All-Stars

BELLAIRE—Though many prep basketball players are still competing for their respective teams, 61 seniors know they’ll have at least one more game in their high school jersey. Ohio Valley Athletic Conference All-Star Game Director J.R. Battista released the rosters for the annual game, ...

Potters celebrate sectional

EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool boys basketball team endured its fair share of struggles over the last couple seasons, hoping that everything would pay off with games like Saturday night’s Div. II sectional final. The Potters used a strong first half to build a double-digit lead then ...

Beaver Local advances eight to state meet

From Staff Reports HEATH — Beaver Local’s Logan Ours won the 120-pound Div. II district championship to highlight area wrestlers on Saturday at the tournament at Heath High School. Ours defeated St. Clairsville’s Koen Kish by a 7-1 count in the championship final to earn his spot at ...

Riccardo, Roach land on first team

COLUMBUS — East Liverpool senior Gabe Roach and Beaver Local junior Jenna Riccardo, a pair of 1,000-point scorers, headline the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-East District high school basketball teams. Both earned first-team honors in Division II. Roach has guided the Potters to ...

EL’s Todd bowls with the best

COLUMBUS — East Liverpool senior Billy Todd was on the big stage Saturday at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. Todd finished 66th in the Division II boys state bowling tournament with a 549 series. He rolled games of 173-210-166. He qualified for state by bowling a 636 series at ...

BOWLING RESULTS

Sportsman League at Walnut Lanes STANDINGS: Pin Punishers 24, Brian’s Pro Shop 21, Walnut Lanes and Plumm’s Stump Removal 20, Steven’s Jewelers 16, Chaney’s and AK Nahas 12, Drunkin Bums 7, Turvy Cards 6 Turvycards.com 4; Drunkin Bums 0. High Game: Joey Ross 269, Butch Mattern ...