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Buckeyes headed in the right direction

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COLUMBUS— All indications were that this would be another forgettable year for Ohio State basketball. Coming off two disappointing seasons, the Buckeyes had the same core of players but a new coach in Chris Holtmann , who did his best in the preseason to tamp down expectations. But behind ...

Rough start dooms Ohio State

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BOISE, Idaho — Zach Norvell Jr. had 28 points, Rui Hachimura added 25 and Gonzaga is headed back into the Sweet 16 with a 90-84 victory over Ohio State in the West Region on Saturday night. Norvell hit the late tiebreaking 3-pointer against UNC-Greensboro in the opening round to help the ...

Golden Bears brave the cold to open season

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WEIRTON, W.Va. — When game time rolled around at Edwin J. Bowman Field for the season opening match up between Oak Glen and Madonna, it was around 32 degrees and some light snow was falling. In the fourth inning, the Golden Bears bats heated things up during the cold afternoon contest with ...

BOWLINGRESULTS

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High Nooners at Tri-State Lanes STANDINGS: Michelle 26-10, Teena 23-13, Edith 22.5-13.5, Mike 22-14, Nancy 21-15, Velma 14.5-21.5. HIGH MEN’S GAMES/SERIES: Mike Price 224/499, Bob Rizor 186,534, Don Dickey 456. HIGH WOMEN’S GAMES/SERIES: Terrie Spooner 188/466; Michelle DellaPenna ...

Steelers put on a show in Leetonia

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LEETONIA — The Pittsburgh Steelers traded in a pair of cleats for some Air Jordans as they faced the Leetonia staff and other local celebrities in a charity basketball game on Wednesday night. “It’s quite a distraction for this town,” Wayne Kaminski of Leetonia said. “Having big ...

Golden Bears are young and hungry

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NEW MANCHESTER, W. Va. — T.J. Miller’s script flipped in only his second season managing the Oak Glen baseball squad. This time last year, Miller knew his seven seniors would lead the Golden Bears, and they finished with a 15-9 mark. If the Bears want more success this season, they’ll ...

Riccardo mentioned on All-Ohio list

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COLUMBUS — The West Branch girls had a lot of contributors on the way to a Division II state poll championship. Senior leaders Natalie Zuchowski and Kayla Hovorka were named to the All-Ohio high school girls basketball team released Tuesday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters ...

Golden Bears start fresh with a new coach

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NEW MANCHESTER — After spending eight years as an assistant coach on the Oak Glen softball squad, Sherrie Garner now has the opportunity to lead the Golden Bears back to the state tournament. “It’s been a smooth transition,” she said. “I coached some of them in basketball as well ...

ALL-OHIO DIV. I & II GIRLS BASKETBALL

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COLUMBUS – The 2017-18 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I and II All-Ohio high school girls basketball teams, as selected by a statewide media panel: DIVISION I FIRST TEAM Jacy Sheldon, Dublin Coffman, 5-foot-9, jr., 26.1 points per game; Madison Greene, Pickerington ...

Columbiana County Comets streak to state tournament

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LISBON — After winning the state softball tournament in September, the Columbiana County Comets basketball team is looking to taste gold again at the Special Olympics Ohio Division III state basketball tournament. “That was fun winning that title,” Comets player Jamie Gordon said. ...