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East Liverpool’s Peyton Reed dribbles past Rocky River’s Matt Popovic during Friday’s game. (Photo by Dan Santarelli)

Pirates outmuscle Potters

EAST LIVERPOOL—Rocky River coach Michael Murray felt right at home as the Pirates came away with a 61-40 win over East Liverpool in the championship game of the Potter Holiday Classic Tournament on Saturday at Potter Fieldhouse. “It was special to come back here and play in this ...

Southern’s Max Hart and Jayce Sloan battle for a loose ball with Crestview’s Drake Golden during Friday’s game.

Indians down Crestview in Sebring Holiday Classic

SEBRING — Heritage Christian and Southern Local both posted wins on Friday during action at the Sebring Holiday Classic at Sebring McKinley High School. In the first game, Southern knocked off Crestview 52-40. Jacob Joiner had 20 points for the winners, 4-4. Cam Grodhaus added 11 points, ...

Oak Glen 47, Wellsville 42

WELLSVILLE—Oak Glen defeated Wellsville 47-42 in girls basketball action Friday. The Golden Bears improve to 3-6 overall, while the Tigers drop to 1-10. Alexa Andrews scored 15 points to lead the Golden Bears. Taylor Jackson added 10 points. For the Tigers, Menina Jackson and Hunter ...

At left, East Liverpool's Tre Jackson sets up to shoot for three on Thursday against East Palestine, at right, East Liverpool's Brennan O'Hara goes for a layup.

Jackson, Potters light up Bulldogs

EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool boys basketball team stayed hot for the holidays behind a 32-point performance from Tre Jackson that included 10 three-pointers in a 99-76 win over East Palestine on Thursday night in the second game of the Potters Holiday Classic. East Liverpool wins it ...

Beaver Local’s Kierra Taylor dribbles down the court as Columbiana’s Tessa Liggett gives chase during Thursday’s game.

Unbeaten Clippers down Beavers

COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana girls basketball team remained perfect on the season with a 48-36 victory over Beaver Local Thursday. The Clippers (10-0) were led by 15 points, 10 rebounds and four steals. Kayla Muslovski added 14 points and six steals. Kennedy Fullum was Columbiana’s leading ...

Big Red pulls away from East Liverpool

By ANDREW GRIMM Special to the Review STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Big Red girls basketball team got off to what coach Jeff Lombardo described as a slow start Thursday facing East Liverpool on the the second day of the Chuck Watt/ John Nese Holiday Classic, but got on a roll in the ...

Beavers face tough competition at Medina

MEDINA — Beaver Local’s wrestling team tackled some tough competition on Wednesday and Thursday at the Medina Invitational Tournament. Beaver Local finished 10th in the very deep field which featured top talent from around the state. “The MIT is known to be one of the toughest ...

Beaver Local's Drew Theiss drives by Oak Glen's Garrett Brewer on Wednesday.

Oak Glen rolls over Beaver

NEW MANCHESTER, W. Va— Oak Glen boys basketball cruised past Beaver Local 84-56 on Wednesday night at the Oak Glen Fieldhouse. Ethan Travis led the way for the Golden Bears finishing with 24 points and rebounds. Chris Kokowki contributed 16 points while Jarett Gitting added 11 points. ...

Golden Bears sprint past Potters

NEW MANCHESTER, W.VA— The Oak Glen girls basketball team picked up an 84-46 win over East Liverpool thanks to a strong a strong second half effort on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Bears outscored the Potters 61-15 in the second half. Oak Glen was led by Maggie Kovalcik with 21 points. ...

West Virginia wide receiver Marcus Simms (8) is brought down by Utah's Mitch Wishnowsky (33) during the first half of Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

WVU goes out with a whimper

DALLAS — Zach Moss took a third-down handoff and quickly burst through the line and into an opening in the middle of the field. Utah was off and running to another bowl victory. Moss ran for 150 yards, including a career-long 58-yard run for a touchdown on the Utes’ opening drive in the ...