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Muddy day at Clipper Invite

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From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA — A pair of United runners captured individual honors on Saturday at the 20th annual Clipper Cross Country Invitational on the 3.1-mile course at the Ward Athletic Complex. In the boys high school race, senior Daniel Frase triumphed on the muddy course in a ...

Oak Glen came through in the clutch

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RICHMOND — So far this season, it has been the high-powered passing attack and quick-strike offense that has led Oak Glen. Friday night, the Golden Bears found a different way to get the job done when it mattered most to defeat Edison, 42-28. After the Wildcats (3-3) erased a 14-point Oak ...

PREP SOCCER

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Wellsville 0, Jackson-Milton 0 WELLSVILLE—The Wellsville and Jackson-Milton soccer team battled to a 0-0 draw Saturday. Jonathan DeJane had three saves in goal for the Tigers. Wellsville is at Columbiana Monday.

Ferry foils East Liverpool comeback

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EAST LIVERPOOL—Faced with a three-touchdown hole just a quarter-and-a-half into Friday’s showdown with Martins Ferry, the East Liverpool football team refused to break and showed a lot of the never-say-die attitude that coach Josh Ludwig has frequently mentioned about this year’s ...

Southern rockets to 6-0

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SALINEVILLE —The state-ranked Southern Indians football team was looking to make a statement. That statement resulted in a 52-22 triumph over the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference defending champions East Palestine. The victory pushes the Indians overall mark to 6-0, and a league leading ...

Bellaire turns back Beaver

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From Staff Reports CALCUTTA—Bellaire ground out a 23-7 victory over Beaver Local Friday at Beaver Local High School. The Beavers are now 2-4 overall and host Buckeye Local next week. The Big Reds improve to 6-0 overall. After Bellaire moved in front 7-0 in the first quarter, the Beavers ...

Oak Glen offense puts Edison on ice

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RICHMOND — Oak Glen needed a big drive in the fourth quarter after watching a two score lead evaporate, and it got it, eventually defeating Edison, 42-28. After narrowly converting a fourth-and-1 from the Edison 2 on a second measurement, quarterback Nick Chaney pushed his way into the end ...

One is all it takes for Devils

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From Staff Reports LEETONIA — Brice Blackburn scored on a 30-yard run midway through the fourth quarter to lift Lisbon past Leetonia, 6-0, in a muddy Spaghetti Bowl on Friday night. “Somebody had to do something eventually and luckily it was us,” Lisbon coach Alan Mikovich ...

Beaver girls advance to district

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From Staff Reports CARROLLTON — Beaver Local was one of six teams to advance from the Div. II sectional golf tournament on Friday at Carroll Meadows. The Beavers shot a 371 as a team and finished fourth to move on to play on Tuesday at the Cambridge Country Club. For the Beavers, ...

Beavers off and running to OVAC final

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 4A girls’ soccer championship will reside in the northern portion of the bi-state league. Beaver Local made sure of that on a rainy Thursday night at Red Devil Stadium with a 3-1 victory over second-seeded St. Clairsville (8-4), ...