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WVU turns to Brown

West Virginia hired Troy’s Neal Brown on Saturday to coach the Mountaineers, landing the youngest of six coaches in the FBS who have won at least 10 games each of the last three seasons. The 38-year-old Brown signed a six-year, $19.05 million contract and replaces Dana Holgorsen, who left ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Miller plays for Tiffin CANTON — Malone opened up a 54-31 halftime lead and rolled over Tiffin, 90-76, in men’s basketball action Saturday. Former Malvern High School All-Ohioan Jaret Majestic had three points, two rebounds and one steal for Malone in 22 minutes off the bench. Tiffin ...

Tigers stay in conference chase

WELLSVILLE—Darien Suggs poured in 24 points to lead the Wellsville boys basketball team to a 69-52 win over Lisbon Friday. The Tigers improve to 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Lisbon falls to 4-7, 2-5. Justin Wright also came up big for the Tigers with 12 ...

Potters look sharp

RICHMOND—Two bad quarters proved to be too much for the Edison boys basketball team to overcome against East Liverpool. The Wildcats dug themselves an early hole, and the hole got even deeper in the fourth, as the Potters built a commanding lead en route to a 63-44 victory in a Buckeye 8 ...

Red Knights stay in EOAC lead

SALINEVILLE — The Toronto boys basketball team maintained its hold on first place in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference with a 57-38 win over Southern Friday. The Red Knights are now 10-1 overall and 6-0 in the EOAC, one game ahead of Wellsville. Toronto travels to Wellsville on Tuesday. ...

Redskins stifle Potters

From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL — Unbeaten Indian Creek opened up a 40-4 halftime lead and rolled over East Liverpool, 61-20, Thursday. Kylie Kiger led the 11-0 Redskins with a game-high 13 points. Mackenzie Orban added 11 points and Kacie Vandeborne 10. Emma Ludwig topped the Potters ...

Beavers topple Oak Glen

CALCUTTA—The Beaver Local wrestling team rolled to a 51-17 win over Oak Glen in dual action Wednesday. John Woodburn and Logan Krulik racked up pins for the Beavers. Christian Lerussi, Brenden Severs and Beau Smith earned technical falls. For Oak Glen, Kyler O’Connor came up with a pin. ...

Buckeyes give Meyer one last memory

PASADENA, Calif.— Dwayne Haskins passed for 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Urban Meyer finished his coaching career at Ohio State with a 28-23 victory after the Buckeyes held off Washington’s thrilling fourth-quarter comeback in the 105th Rose Bowl on Tuesday. Parris Campbell, ...

Wolfe played in every game

Denver Broncos defensive end and Beaver Local High School graduate Derek Wolfe looks to tackle Oakland Raiders running back DeAndre Washington during the second half on Dec. 24 in Oakland, Calif. Wolfe completed his seventh NFL season on Sunday. He played in all 16 games this season — ...

Rasile breaks record

McDONALD — McDonald junior Zach Rasile became the schools’all-time leadng scorer, but that was overshadowed by his team falling to Niles, 76-70, Friday. Rasile scored 43 points to push his career total to 1,418 points, passing the record of 1,412 set by Matthew Seitz. Rasile did it while ...