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Stokes’ club takes second

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Oak Glen High School senior Skye Stokes was busy on the summer volleyball circuit over the holiday. Stokes and her team Mintonette m.71s finished as runner-ups in the 17 Open class at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championship on July 2-5 in Indianapolis. Mintonette m.71s dropped the final ...

Ohio boasts deep backfield

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By SETH STASKEY Special to the Review WINTERSVILLE — Andrew Connor and the Ohio coaching staff know that being versatile offensively is going to be a key ingredient for success at the 74th OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game. And that was clearly the mindset when he and his staff ...

Erika Kinsey hits key mark

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Erika Kinsey has done enough to qualify for her second Olympics. The wife of 2005 Beaver Local graduate and former University of Akron decathlete standout Daniel Kinsey recently cleared the high jump qualifying standard for the 2020 Olympic Games set for Tokyo. Erika’s season best ...

WV backs ready to attack

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Mike Eddy and his coaching staff sat down with the nominations for the 74th annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game and recognized many of the names they had to choose from. Because they had some restless nights during the season trying to figure out how to ...

Training camp draws near

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For pro football fans, the long wait is almost over. Yes, National League Football training camps open up in approximately three weeks. Football is almost here. For fans of any team, it’s important to know what is going on in their opponents’ camps. Let’s take a quick look at the teams ...

One last dance for WV coach

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PARKERSBURG—Regardless if West Virginia wins or loses the 74th annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, it’s sure to be an emotional evening for Mike Eddy and his coaching staff. Eddy — the now former Parkersburg South High School head coach — will guide the Mountain State and ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Mud bog on Sunday LISBON — The Tri-County 4-Wheelers will hold a mud bog at noon on Sunday at the club’s grounds on Scroggs Road. For more information see the club’s web site. Advisor needed LEETONIA — Leetonia is looking for a junior high cheer advisor for this fall. Interested ...

Connor ready to lead Ohio squad

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WINTERSVILLE — Before formally accepting the invitation to coach in the 74th OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, Indian Creek’s Andrew Connor wanted to make sure he had a commitment from his coaching staff. That was a quick and resounding yes from all of the members. “The guys ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Hoppel tickets on sale Advance tickets for the 2019 Hoppel’s International Professional Rodeo are available for $10 at Lisbon Dairy Queen, Local Giant Eagles, Sparkle, and Save A Lot markets. Tickets are also available at The Pitt Stop and Eventbrite.com. Tickets can be purchased at the ...

Bell, Pirates thrash Cubs

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby. Pittsburgh’s All-Star first baseman hit three home runs to boost his season total to 25, leading the Pirates to an 18-5 rout over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Bell, who will be part of the eight-man derby ...