Local Sports

Hornqvist powers Penguin attack

PITTSBURGH — Patric Hornqvist’s natural hat trick in the third period powered the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Tuesday night. The Avalanche had erased a three-goal deficit to tie the game going into the third when Hornqvist went to work. His power-play goal ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Wellsville boys move to 4-0 EAST LIVERPOOL — Wellsville’s boys bowling teams picked up a pair of wins on Monday and Tuesday at Walnut Lanes. On Tuesday, the Tigers were a 1,964-1,523 winner over Warren JFK. Joey Lascola had a 203 high game and a 354 series for the Tigers. Jonathon ...

Bears swarm Indians

LEETONIA —Ari Russell had 26 points, 16 rebounds and five assists as Leetonia dismantled Southern Local 43-32 on Monday in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference opener. For Southern, Riley Felton had 15 points and 13 rebounds. Leetonia won the jayvee game, 32-14. Southern (0-3, 0-1) ...

Ohio deer gun season ends with numbers taking a dip

COLUMBUS — Despite enduring some poor weather, hunters in Ohio checked 60,557 white-tailed deer during the 2018 weeklong deer-gun season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Last year, hunters checked 72,814 deer over the same period. Columbiana County hunters also saw a ...

JUNIORHIGH

BOYS Salem at Canton South 7th Grade: South won 59-38 Monday. Salem: Lance Bailey 13, Ross Davidson 10. United vs. Lisbon 7th Grade: Lisbon won 46-21 Monday. Lisbon: Trevor Siefke 24, Austin Dailey 11; United: Courtney 14. 8th Grade: United won 52-27. United: Nastari 15, Rhodes 11; ...

Sameness may hurt college playoff

Alabama? Always. Clemson? Four years running. Oklahoma? Make it three of the last four seasons for the Sooners. Thank goodness for Notre Dame or the College Football Playoff would have been nothing but more of the same. The Fighting Irish are the only CFP first-timers this season, and just ...

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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 ...