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Beaver Local bested by Salem

LISBON—The Salem baseball team landed a pair of one-run victories against Beaver Local Saturday. In the first game, Salem prevailed in a 1-0 pitcher duel behind a complete-game from Adam Wilson—who struck out six and walked two. Bryce Owen went 2-for-3 for the Quakers. Shawny Chappel ...

Beavers get two from Niles

NILES—The Beaver Local softball team blasted Niles in a doubleheader Saturday. The Beavers won the first game 12-0 behind a home run two RBIs and three runs scored by Bailee Rinestine. Rinestine also contributed a pair of singles and earned the win. Mikayla Shulas also went 3-for-3 with ...

Baker wins twice at Brooke Relays

WELLSBURG, W.Va—It was a productive day for Lindsay Baker at the Brooke Relays Saturday, as the East Liverpool senior took home victories in both the shot put and the discus. Baker won the shot put with a throw of 40 feet, four inches, breaking both the meet and stadium records. The winning ...

Beaver Local first baseman Morgan Bouscher forces out Struthers' Tessa Stocker on Friday. (Photo by Patti Schaeffer)

Beaver blocks Struthers

WEST POINT — The Beaver Local softball team earned its second win of the season with an 8-3 victory over Struthers on Friday. Beaver Local improves to 2-11. Struthers drops to 5-8. Bailee Rinestine pitched a complete game while also collecting a double, single and two RBIs. Also for the ...

Big Red answers the Call, defeats Beavers 12-0

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Big Red tuned up for today’s OVAC tournament by blanking Beaver Local 12-0 in four and a half innings Friday at Vaccaro Field. Steubenville, the top Class 4A seed, will entertain fourth-seeded Harrison Central in the conference semifinals. The first pitch is ...

Tigers unable to catch up to Blue Devils

WELLSVILLE — Western Reserve snuck by Wellsville 5-4 on Friday. The Blue Devils improve to 12-2 this season, while the Tigers fall to 5-7. Justin Ciccone paced Western Reserve with three singles, two RBIs and two runs scored. Dom Velasquez had two singles and two runs scored along with ...

Beaver girls face strong competition at East Palestine Relays

EAST PALESTINE — The Salem track teams won three events to highlight area athletes at the 41st annual East Palestine Relays on Friday. Salem’s 1600-meter relay team of Lex Murray, Turner Johnson, Connor McKee and Quinlan Rumsey won the 1600-meter relay in a meet-record time of 3 minutes, ...

SPORTS ON TV

10 a.m. (CNBC) Soccer: Premier, Stoke City at Swansea City. 10 a.m. (NBCSN) Soccer, Everton at West Ham United. Noon (8, 19, 53) Soccer: FA Cup semifinal, Chelsea at Tottenham. Noon (ESPN2) College baseball: South Carolina at Florida. 12:30 p.m. (NBCSN) College ...

Potters soar over Eagles

From Staff Reports HANOVERTON — East Liverpool defeated United 4-1 on Thursday. The Potters improve to 8-4 and will host Salem on Monday. United hosts Alliance today. FIRST SINGLES: Chris Montgomery (EL) def. Hunter Stratton, 6-0, 6-1 SECOND SINGLES: Alex Tambellini (EL) def. Simon ...

Second-round bound

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 win in Game 5 of their first-round series on Thursday night. Bryan Rust scored twice for Pittsburgh, Phil Kessel added his ...