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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 ...

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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 ...

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Kid’s Day coming up LISBON — The Columbiana County Fish and Game Association will present its Kid’s Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 27 at the club’s grounds on Middle Beaver Road. The free event will include archery, paintball, .22 rifle and pistol target shooting and trap ...

Stokes soars to AAU national title

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Oak Glen’s Skye Stokes helped her Amateur Athletic Union volleyball team capture a national championship earlier this week at the 46th annual AAU Junior Volleyball National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Stokes’ Mintonette m.71 team started off its time ...

Catfish tournament winners

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Josh Keener (left) and William Robb (right), both of Wellsville, earned their second Chester-Newell Catfish Tournament victories of the season on Saturday, June 15. Keener was the Biggest Fish winner with a 21 1/4 channel catfish. Robb was the Lucky Draw winner with a channel catfish. The next ...

Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros

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HOUSTON (AP) — Rap music spilled out of the doors of the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse and muffled but joyful chants could be heard above the tunes. The Pirates took a minute to celebrate on Thursday after a second straight rout handed the Houston Astros their first home series loss of the ...

Buckeyes blanked, 21-0

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BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — After three consecutive victories, Ohio’s recent momentum was stopped in its tracks during Wednesday’s 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Pennsylvania took advantage of Buckeye miscues for all three scores, while the defense hung tough as the Keystoners ...

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Girls wrestling recognized COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association voted unanimously on Tuesday to sponsor a girls state wrestling tournament. The event will take place Feb. 22-23 at Hilliard Davidson High School. According to the Ohio High School Athletic ...