Local Sports

Bears relish perfect start

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va.—After four mostly lopsided victories to start the season, the Oak Glen boys basketball team faced its biggest test of the young season Friday against rival East Liverpool. In front of a packed house, the Golden Bears responded by shaking off a 10-point halftime deficit ...

Tigers pile on East Palestine, 70-53

EAST PALESTINE — Four Wellsville players scored at least 14 points as the Tigers rolled over East Palestine, 70-53, Friday. Luke Green led the way with 19 points, while Darien Suggs, Garrett Scott and Justin Wright each added 14 points. Darien Suggs also had seven rebounds and five ...

Potters make a splash vs. Big Red

From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — The East Liverpool boys and girls swim teams swept Steubenville during Friday’s meet at the Calcutta YMCA. BOYS RESULTS East Liverpool 61, Steubenville 60 WINNERS 200 MEDLEY RELAY: East Liverpool (Jacob Myers, Nathan Latshaw, Brannan Smith, Cam McNicol) ...

Bulldogs turn back Tigers

EAST PALESTINE — Sara Buskirk had 14 points as East Palestine dumped Wellsville 50-23 on Thursday in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference game. East Palestine is7-2, 5-1 in league play. Joclyn Fristik added 10 points for the Bulldogs. Wellsville fell to 0-8, 0-6. Abigail Cline had ...

Crusaders topple Golden Bears

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Julia Zatta tallied a game-high 22 points Thursday, as Catholic Central rebounded from a tough loss to Indian Valley with a 60-43 girls basketball victory over Oak Glen. The senior dandy had seven field goals and was a perfect 8 for 8 from the line for the Crusaders, ...

Monarchs take down Beavers

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. —John Marshall is playing the kind of basketball that coach Brock Melko has been wanting to see since he took over the reigns five years ago. On Thursday, the Monarchs continued that style of play with a 66-37 victory over Beaver Local inside the John Marshall ...

Bears down Potters

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Maggie Kovalcik had 16 points as Oak Glen’s girls basketball team buzzsawed through East Liverpool 59-35 on Wednesday. Maddie McKay added 12 points, while Alexa Andrews had 11 points for the winners. For the Potters, Emma Ludwig scored all of her 14 points in ...

Beavers duel at Canfield

CANFIELD — Beaver Local’s wrestling team split a pair of matches on Wednesday at Canfield. The Beavers bested Lakeside, 78-6 and lost to the hosts 36-28. Beaver Local 78, Lakeside 6 113: Landon Landfried (BL) pin Devon Orsulic, :29 120: Mark Emmerling (BL) pin Darian Cowles, ...

JUNIORHIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL Lisbon vs. Southern 7th Grade: Lisbon won 52-14 Wednesday. Lisbon: Trevor Siefke 22, Logan Stauffer 13. Southern: Frank Shagnoe 7. Leetonia at Toronto 7th Grade: Toronto won 28-8 Wednesday. Toronto: Nolan Dickinson 12; Leetonia: Ashton Houlette 3. 8th Grade: Toronto ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Potters split with Weir, Creek WINTERSVILLE — East Liverpool’s wrestling team split with Indian Creek and Weir on Wednesday. The Potters beat Weir 42-30, while falling to the hosts 51-27. Creek (4-1) also beat Weir 61-16. Arcuri to play for Army BOARDMAN — Boardman senior ...