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OVAC All-Star soccer teams announced

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Many area athletes were named Ohio Valley Athletic Conference soccer all-stars by the league’s coaches. All-OVAC distinctions in Class 4A girls went to Beaver Local’s Riley Britt, Delaney Connor and Leah Pancake. Oak Glen’s Reese Enochs, Maggie Kovalcik, Brooklyn Loveland and Jillian ...

Ohio State doesn’t look much better

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COLUMBUS — With five minutes left in the game and Ohio State clinging to a six-point lead, J.K. Dobbins burst through a hole between center and right guard and rumbled untouched 42 yards for a touchdown and some breathing room. The breakaway by the Buckeyes’ tailback was hugely satisfying ...

Rebels rocked by Lancers

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GATES MILLS — The combination of elusive Gates Mills Gilmour running back C.J. Charleston and a swarming Lancers defense proved to be too much for the Crestview football team to overcome in Saturday’s Div. V first round matchup. On a cold, blustery afternoon, Charleston piled up 294 ...

Southern scares Norwayne

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CRESTON — People are going to look at the final score of Friday’s Southern-Norwayne first round playoff game and think the matchup was a run-of-the-mill blowout. But for the first half, that was far from the case. The Indians controlled a good portion of the first half and went into the ...

Golden Bears fight until the end

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BECKLEY, W.Va. — Oak Glen coach Ryan Wells knew what his team was getting into. An experienced Charleston Catholic squad stood in the way of the Golden Bears reaching the state title game. The Irish controlled play from the beginning, keeping the Oak Glen offense in check and earning a 3-2 ...

Love down after surgery

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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are missing another star. Forward Kevin Love will be out at least six weeks — and maybe longer — after surgery on his left foot, another blow to a team in disarray in its first season following LeBron James’ departure. Love, who injured his left big toe in ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Crestview on tap for today... GATES MILLS — The Crestview football team will travel to 12th-ranked Gates Mills Gilmour Academy at 1:30 p.m. today for a Division V first-round playoff game. Tickets are $9. ...Wellsville volleyball too UNIONTOWN — The Wellsville volleyball team will be ...

Tigers one away from state

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UNIONTOWN — With apologies to Star Trek, the Wellsville girls’ volleyball team is boldly attempting to go where no other Tiger team has ever gone before. The Tigers took one giant step closer to that goal Thursday night when they posted a 25-11, 25-20 and 25-20 victory over Newbury in a ...

OHSAA postpones CC meet

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HEBRON —Salem’s boys cross country runners have been gearing up for the biggest meet of their lives Saturday. That changed Thursday when the Ohio High School Athletic Association postponed the 90th annual state cross country meet until Nov. 10 due to flooding at National Trail ...

Golden Bears aren’t intimidated

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va.—The Oak Glen girls’ soccer team will make history Friday when it takes the pitch at the YMCA Youth Sports Complex in Beckley for the first time. The Golden Bears had never reached the W.Va. State Soccer Tournament until this year and will take on a field that is no ...