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Beavers duel with the best

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COLUMBUS — The young but incredibly talented Beaver Local High School wrestling team and its large following of fans certainly made their presence known during the State Wrestling Duals held in historic St. John Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Beavers made history by becoming the first team ...

Potters earn fifth seed

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East Liverpool’s boys basketball team secured the fifth seed on Sunday for the Div. II East sectional-district tournaments. East Liverpool (15-4) will start tournaments by hosting Indian Creek at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26 in a sectional opener. The Potters beat Creek by seven and nine points ...

STATE DUAL RESULTS

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OHSAA Team Tournament - Division II St. John Arena - Ohio State University Sunday Quarterfinal 1 Graham Local 62 - London 8 106 Nolan Gessler 9 (Graham Local) dec. Brady Fisher 9 (London) tf20-5 5 113 Trace Braun 10 (Graham Local) pin Grace Jones 10 (London) 0:23 6 120 Dawson ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Tigers win 8th grade title WELLSVILLE — Wellsville’s 8th grade boys basketball team won the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference tournament title with a 53-15 win over United in the final on Saturday. Jaxon Brewer had 20 points for the Tigers while Gavin Kountz added 16 points. Knight ...

Riccardo leads Beavers to first OVAC title

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Beaver Local went into the locker room staring up at a 11-point deficit during the Class 4A OVAC Girls Basketball Championship Game. There were absolutely no panic buttons hit. “We were a bit nervous,” Beaver Local head coach Stephanie Coie said. “We just had to ...

Golden Bears send six to state

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From Staff Reports FAIRMONT, W.Va — Oak Glen’s wrestling team qualified six team members for the state meet after Saturday’s action at the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission Class AA, Region 1 wrestling tournament at Fairmont Senior Field House. Oak Glen standouts ...

Travis propels Oak Glen

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va.—Behind a big effort from forward Ethan Travis, the Oak Glen boys basketball team held off North Marion 57-52 Saturday. The Golden Bears improve to 15-3 overall. North marion falls to 11-9. Travis finished the afternoon with 22 points and 18 rebounds. With the score ...

Beavers, Potters will have to wait for at-large selections

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From Staff Reports STEUBENVILLE — Beaver Local and East Liverpool’s boys and girls swim teams produced no automatic district qualifiers on Saturday at the Div. II sectional meet at Steubenville High School’s Natatorium. Only the winning individual or relay team of each event secured ...

Potters feast on Lions

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EAST LIVERPOOL—Coming off a thrilling win against Harrison Central on Tuesday and with the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference semifinals looming next week, the East Liverpool boys basketball team made it very clear that there would be no letdown Friday against Minerva. On senior night at ...

Bears off to a good start

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From Staff Reports FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A total of eight Oak Glen wrestlers advanced to the championship semifinal on Friday at the West Virginia Seconday School Activities Commission, Class AA, Region 1 wrestling tournament at Fairmont Senior Field House. Camden Barr (106), Shawn Moore ...