Local Sports

Indians to have new hunting ground

SALINEVILLE — A new $424,000 home for the Southern Local High School baseball team is slated to be ready for play by late April or early May. The infield is made of turf which cost $324,000 to build. The outfield will be grass and is still under construction. The school is covering the ...

Columbiana County Classic Basketball All-Star Game Rosters

Game is 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Lisbon High School County Classic Girls Rosters Red Team Kierra Taylor 1 Beaver Local Tanner Yergin 2 Beaver Local Haley Derringer 3 Crestview Donna Finch 4 Crestview Kyrah Schultz 5 Crestview Marlaina Frye 6 East Palestine Allee ...

Roach nabs honorable mention

COLUMBUS — Four area players received mention on the 2017-18 Division II All-Ohio high school boys basketball team. Minerva senior Connor Wright claimed special mention, while Salem senior Mitch Davidson, East Liverpool junior Gabe Roach and West Branch senior T.J. DeShields gained honorable ...

All-Ohio Div.I & II Boys Basketball

COLUMBUS – The 2017-18 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I and II All-Ohio high school boys basketball teams, as selected by a statewide media panel: DIVISION I FIRST TEAM Dane Goodwin, Upper Arlington, 6-foot-5, sr., 23.5 ppg; Jerome Hunter, Pickerington North, 6-7, ...

Lisbon’s Sweeney named All-Ohio

COLUMBUS — Lisbon junior guard Justin Sweeney learned well. Sweeney, who played behind four 1,000-point scorers as a freshman, has emerged as the area’s leading scorer. After an outstanding season, Sweeney received second-team honors on the 2017-18 Division IV All-Ohio high school boys ...

Linsly blanks Oak Glen 13-0 in five

WHEELING—After patiently awaiting the arrival of baseball season, the Linsly hitters continued to show patience at the plate in their season opener. The Cadets’ first six batters reached base via walk as they pushed eight runs across the plate in the first inning on their way to a 13-0 ...

All-Ohio Div. III & IV Boys Basketball

COLUMBUS – The 2017-18 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division III and IV All-Ohio high school boys basketball team, as selected by a statewide media panel: DIVISION III FIRST TEAM Chase Yoho, Bellaire, 5-10, sr., 25.6 ppg; Danny Bartholomew, Magnolia Sandy Valley, 6-8, sr., 17.9; ...

EOAC swept by MVAC

MINERAL RIDGE— The Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference boys and girls basketball all-stars got the best of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference all-stars on Monday at Mineral Ridge High School. The MVAC girls beat the EOAC girls to open the night 56-29. Maddie Warren of Lowellville led ...

Oak Glen downs Weir

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va.—The Oak Glen boys tennis team cruised past Weir 6-1 Monday at Mountaineer. The Golden Bears swept all four singles matches and took two out of three double matches. FIRST SINGLES: Brogan Moran (OG) def. Bret Hinchee, 8-5. SECOND SINGLES: Tyler Ridgway (OG) def. ...