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SPORTS BRIEFING

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Southern seeks HOFers SALINEVILLE — The Salineville-Southern Local Athletic Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017. Induction of new members will be held the weekend of Sept. 22-23. Nomination forms are available at www.southern.k12.oh.us and the high school office. ...

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1:45 p.m. (ROOT) Baseball: Pirates at Cardinals. 2:30 p.m. (FS1) Soccer: Champions League, Barcelona vs. Juventus. 7 p.m. (NBA) NBA playoffs: Hawks at Wizards. 7 p.m. (NBCSN) NHL playoffs: Capitals at Maple Leafs. 7:30 p.m. (USA) NHL payoffs: Senators at ...

East Liverpool’s Chris Montgomery competes against Weirton Madonna on Monday. (Photo by Jimmy Joe Savage)

Potters shine in the sun

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EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool took down Weirton Madonna 4-1 on Monday. The Potters improve to 6-4 this season and will host Indian Creek at 4 p.m. today. FIRST SINGLES: Chris Montgomery (EL) def. Vincent Fourniek 6-0, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Alex Tambellini (EL) def. Chad Durante 6-0, ...

How area runners fared

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BOSTON — At least six Columbiana County residents raced in the 121st annual Boston Marathon on Monday. There were 26,411 runners who finished the 26.2-mile course, including 14,438 men and 11,973 women. • Janie Crowl, 58 of Salem, was 26,380th overall in 6 hours, 9 minutes and 15 ...

McCullough signs with Geneva

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Lisbon senior Bailey McCullough signs a letter of intent to continue his academic and football careers at Geneva College, an NCAA Division III program in Beaver Falls, Pa. On hand for the signing were (front, from left) mother Annie McCullough, Bailey McCullough, father Matt McCullough, brother ...

Pirates’ Marte suspended 80 games for PEDs

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for the steroid Nandrolone. He will be eligible to return in mid-July. Marte says in a statement that "neglect and lack of knowledge led to this mistake." Pirates president Frank Coonelly ...

Potters spoil late four-run lead

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WINTERSVILLE — East Liverpool saw a four-run lead evaporate in the last two innings as Indian Creek defeated the Potters 6-5 on Monday in Buckeye 8 Athletic League action. The Potters led 5-1 after a four-run fourth, but five runs by the winners in the sixth and seventh innings doomed the ...

Beavers finally get their first victory

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CALCUTTA — Beaver Local picked up its first win with an 8-6 victory over Salem on Monday. Beaver improves to 1-10 and will travel to Oak Glen on Wednesday. Salem heads to Minerva today. Bailee Rinestine struck out seven over seven innings and collected two hits, two RBIs and two runs ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Gist bout planned WASHINGTON, Pa. — Shianne Gist, 23 of East Liverpool, will take on Katherine Gurevich, 38 of Brooklyn by way of Russia, in a professional boxing welterweight bout on Saturday at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino. Gist, a Beaver Local High School graduate, is 1-0-1 while ...

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2:30 p.m. (FS1) Soccer: UEFA Champions League, Quarterfinals, 2nd Leg, Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich 7 p.m. (NBCSN) NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs, Eastern Conference, first round, Game 4, Canadiens at N.Y. Rangers 7:30 p.m. (CNBC, ROOT) NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs, Eastern Conference, first ...