Local Sports

Done deal: Cavs send Kyrie to Celts

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James. Now he has to figure out how to beat him. Cleveland’s All-Star guard, who asked owner Dan Gilbert to trade him earlier this summer, was dealt Tuesday night to the Boston Celtics in exchange for star guard Isaiah ...

It’s all about gaining experience for Steelers

The fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers came from behind to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 17-13 Sunday at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh was nice, but it was just a preseason game. What is important is the game experience that the younger players picked up, so that eventually the fast pace of the game ...

League play underway for area teams

HANOVERTON —United opened the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference slate by taking down rival Lisbon 25-17, 25-18, 21-25, 25-12 on Tuesday. United was led by Camryn Jarrett with 24 kills, five aces, four digs and two blocks. Cameron Pierson had 27 assists, seven aces eight digs and two blocks. ...

Wellsville is one better than Southern

CALCUTTA — Wellsville defeated Southern 197-198 on Thursday at Beaver Meadows. For Wellsville, Shawn Osborn 54, Luke Green 50, Tres Click 44, Seth Kerner 49 For Southern, Josh Boyle 44, Nick May 55, Tanner Patterson 49, Jared Garner 50. Southern is 3-3. Southern is at Lisbon on ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Get your Wellsville tickets WELLSVILLE — Presale tickets for Friday’s Wellsville at Beaver Local football game will be on sale at the Wellsville High School office from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 3 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students. All tickets at the gate ...

Cavs make genuine effort to keep LeBron happy

MIAMI — It’s not the principals that will define the blockbuster trade between Cleveland and Boston. Great point guard leaves one city for another. That seems fair. All the other parts, they will tell the story. There are many ways to claim victory in this deal. Kyrie Irving wanted his ...

Beavers drop Ferry

CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local volleyball team opened its season with a 25-8, 25-11, 25-2 win over Martins Ferry on Monday. Reed McGeehan had 23 points, five digs and three kills and Carmen Pugliano had 17 points, 10 aces and four digs to lead the Beavers. Megan Buchheit added seven digs and ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Bowling meeting coming up EAST LIVERPOOL — A Walnut League bowling meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Walnut Lanes. For more information, call Barb Mathess at 532-2757. Final CC race on tap COLUMBIANA — The fourth and final race in the 19th annual Clipper Cross Country Series ...

Wellsville hosts first soccer game

From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE — Wellsville’s first soccer game in school history ended up in a 4-0 loss to Jefferson County Christian on Monday. Jonathan DeJane was credited with 14 saves for the Tigers. Mitchell McIntosh had three shots on goal for Wellsville. Wellsville plays ...

Potters earn first win

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — East Liverpool’s boys soccer team earned its first win of the season by beating Oak Glen 5-1 on Saturday. Josh Barnhart had two goals to lead the Potters, 1-0-1. Shawn Johnson, Conner Bailey and Cameron McNicol had the other Potter goals. Assists came from Alex ...