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Tigers roll over Indians

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WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville volleyball team cooled off Southern Local on Tuesday. With the match being moved to Wellsville due to Southern Local’s air conditioner breaking down, the Tigers handed the Indians their first loss of the season, 25-11, 25-15, 25-17. Both teams are 3-1 ...

Beavers blast Edison

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RICHMOND—The Beaver Local girls soccer team had no trouble with Edison Tuesday, as the Beavers blanked the Wildcats 10-0 in Buckeye 8 Athletic League action. Riley Britt scored two goals and had one assist for the Beavers (2-1). Madison Cline and Leah Pancake each added two goals. Jensen ...

Wellsville tops Leetonia

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EAST LIVERPOOL—Wellsville downed Leetonia 208-222 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference golf action Tuesday at Cedar Hills. For the Tigers, Shawn Osborn shot a 46, Luke Green 48, Jared Garner 50 and Justin Talbert 64. Leetonia’s Brandon Cantwell was the medalist with a 45. Also for the ...

Bulldogs start strong

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EAST PALESTINE — There’s no place like home for the East Palestine boys cross country team. The Bulldogs beat the heat and the challenging East Palestine City Park course on the way to winning the Suburban League opener Tuesday. East Palestine had three of the top nine finishers — ...

Potters, Beavers both earn sweeps

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EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool volleyball team breezed through Buckeye Local 25-13, 25-5, 25-7 Monday. For the Potters, Emma Ludwig had eight kills, eight aces and three blocks, Skye Stokes had eight kills, 10 aces and 13 assists. Sharnae Wilson had four kills and one block. Terran ...

Regular season awaits

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As dress rehearsals go, Saturday’s 16-6 win over the Tennessee Titans served the Pittsburgh Steelers well. The first units, both offense and defense, got some work in against Tennessee’s first groups. There weren’t any major injuries, which have always been the big concern when the ...

Beavers move to 8-0

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CALCUTTA—The Beaver Local boys golf team downed Edison 166-209 Monday at Beaver Meadows. The Beavers improve to 8-0 overall. For Beaver Local, Luke Eyster was the medalist with a 36, followed by T.J. Wilson with a 39, Grant Hall 43 and Tyler Hall 48. Beaver Local is at Toronto ...

Atkinson races to second at Wheeling Park Fall Classic

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Wheeling Park’s Ronnie Saunders ran with a purpose at the Wheeling Park Fall Classic on Saturday. For one thing, he wanted to show the state of West Virginia that he was back. And as soon as the gun fired, he left no doubt. Saunders ran the 5K in 16 minutes, 58.69 ...

Stern test for Golden Bears

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WEIRTON, W.Va. — Preseason prognosticators, including veteran Weir High coach Tony Filberto himself, had the 2018 edition of Red Rider football ranked among the better Class AA teams in West Virginia. Friday night’s 49-14 romp over rival Oak Glen didn’t prove those predictions, but the ...

Gist collects first-round TKO

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Ohio Valley fighters won five bouts Saturday night during “Thrills in the Hills” inside WesBanco Arena. However, one of those who wasn’t victorious was Morristown’s Travis “The Terror” Clark. The 39-year-old Union Local graduate suffered a serious injury to his ...