Local Sports

Tigers, Potters battle through the snow

WELLSVILLE—A three-run first inning for Wellsville was the difference for the Tigers on ways to its first victory of the season 3-1 win over East Liverpool on Wednesday at Hammond Park. Aleia Hawk picks up the win with five strikeouts and only one walk. East Liverpool’s Maddy Brown had ...

Clippers silence Indian bats

COLUMBIANA — When Columbiana baseball coach Ryan Wolf woke up on Monday morning to snow he thought the game against Southern Local was not going to take place. “I woke up and saw snow and that made me really sad,” Wolf said. “When I pulled the tarps I still didn’t think that we were ...

Moran’s power jolts Pirates to a 4-0 start

PITTSBURGH — Colin Moran’s name will forever be entwined with Gerrit Cole’s whether the new Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman likes it or not. It simply comes with the territory when you’re part of the trade that sends a franchise cornerstone out of town. Moran did little during ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

West rules the day GNADENHUTTEN — The West boys and girls sept the District V All-Star basketball games Friday night at Indian Valley High School. Minerva’s Connor Wright had 12 points and was named the East Team MVP in a 126-110 loss in the boys game. Beaver Local’s Zak Pappas ...

PREP SOFTBALL

Tigers swept by Linsly WELLSVILLE—Wheeling Linsly swept a doubleheader against Wellsville on Saturday. Linsly won the first game 5-4. The Tigers started the game strong with a four-run first inning but failed to score again. Emily Russell had two singles and a run for the Tigers. ...

PREP TRACK

NEWTON FALLS—The Crestview boys track team came out victorious at the Newton Falls invitational on Saturday. Crestview won with a score of 114.5 and Tallmadge finished in second with 80 points. Tallmadge won the girls title with a score of 96. Crestview’s Dominic Perry was crowned the ...

PREP BASEBALL

Lisbon outlasts Jackson-Milton KENT—The Lisbon baseball team emerged with a 4-3 eight-inning victory over Jackson-Milton Friday at Kent State University’s Schoonover Stadium. The Blue Devils (2-0) tied the game with two runs in the seventh inning before scoring the winning run in the ...

Oak Glen girls claim relays

EAST LIVERPOOL — The South Range boys and Oak Glen girls captured team titles at the fifth annual Bill Thornberry Potter Relays on Thursday. The South Range boys won five events for 92 points at Mangano Track on the way to their second straight team title. Oak Glen was second with 78 and ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

EP CC has openings NEGLEY — The East Palestine Country Club has openings for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening golf leagues. To sign up or for more information, call Rick at (330) 426-9761. Columbiana needs girls coach COLUMBIANA — Columbiana High School is seeking a varsity ...

Comets enjoy a special night

LISBON — The Columbiana County Comets Special Olympics basketball team capped an outstanding season with another victory Wednesday night. The Comets, who finished as state runners-up at the Special Olympics Ohio state tournament Saturday, toppled the county Board of Developmental ...