Roach powers Potters

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RAYLAND—Gabe Roach recorded a triple-double as East Liverpool destroyed Buckeye Local 88-39 Tuesday. Roach finished his night with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists as the Potters improve to 6-3 overall. Tre Jackson nearly had a triple-double of his own with 23 points, eight rebounds ...

Meek steps down at Toronto

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TORONTO — Toronto football coach Erik Meek was unanimously voted by the school board on Dec. 14 to continue being the Red Knights’ man in charge. Everybody Meek is closest to anticipated him returning to the gridiron this year, but he needed more time to contemplate his future. He took a ...

Beaver Local High School standout athlete Adam Hoppel made an impactful career as a member of the University of Cincinnati football team. (File photo)

Adam Hoppel on way to OVAC Hall of Fame

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BELLAIRE — A pair of former Cincinnati Bearcat football players headline the first group of inductees to the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference’s Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Beaver Local alumnus Adam Hoppel and Steubenville graduate Zach Collaros will formally join the OVAC Hall of Fame, ...

Beaver Local boys win a pair

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CALCUTTA—The Beaver Local boys swim team won a pair of matches Saturday afternoon at the Calcutta YMCA. The Beavers beat East Liverpool and Martins Ferry, while the Beaver Local girls topped East Liverpool. BOYS RESULTS Martins Ferry 93, East Liverpool 53 Beaver Local 82, Martins ...

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Tigers gain second victory

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COLUMBIANA—The Wellsville girls basketball team fought past Heartland Christian 41-35 Saturday. The Tigers improve to 2-12 overall, the Lions fall to 0-12. Hunter Weekley enjoyed a big game for the Tigers with 19 points, six rebounds and three assists. Camryn Jackson provided 10 points, ...

Beavers are the last team standing

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SHADYSIDE — The Beaver Local wrestling team was the last one standing Saturday. The Beavers didn’t bring their entire varsity squad and still won the Shadyside Last Man Standing Tournament. Beaver Local’s Damien Emmert (132 pounds) and Sam Lowe (195) won their weight classes as the ...

Wellsville's Brandon Patterson (24) drives around Lisbon's Grant Frederick during Friday’s game.

Tigers outlast Blue Devils

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From Staff Reports LISBON—The Wellsville boys basketball team stayed in the thick of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference race with a 75-67 overtime victory at Lisbon Friday. The Tigers improve to 8-3 overall and 5-2 in the EOAC, one game behind first-place United, which knocked off East ...

Southern stymied by Red Knights

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TORONTO — Toronto stepped up its play on the defensive end against Southern Local. The Red Knights slowed down the high-powered Indians en route to a 65-51 victory in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Friday night inside Toronto’s George J. Kunzler Memorial ...

Indians shut down Toronto

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TORONTO — The Toronto girls basketball team struggled in the second half, while Southern Local picked up its play en route to a 51-34 victory in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference matchup Friday night inside Toronto’s George J. Kunzler Memorial Gymnasium. The Indians outscored the Red ...

Beaver Local's Madison Cline looks to drive baseline past Oak Glen's Maggie Kovalcik on Thursday.

Beavers have no trouble with Oak Glen

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CALCUTTA— The Beaver Local girls basketball team got off to a slow start in the first half against Oak Glen but took care of business in the second on its way to a 60-33 win on Thursday night. The Beavers are now 6-4 on the season. “The kids like applying pressure defense and running ...