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 ...

Tigers fall to Blue Devils

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LISBON—The Lisbon girls basketball team steadily pulled away from Wellsville 55-33 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Thursday. The Blue Devils improve to 6-4 overall and 5-2 in the EOAC. Izzy Perez and Maddie Liberati led the Lisbon scoring with 12 points apiece. Perez dished out ...


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Oak Glen vs. Edison 7th Grade: Oak Glen won 55-6 on Wednesday. Oak Glen: Alexus Greenlief 19, Sydney Brown 16, Lizzie Kell 8. 8th Grade: Oak Glen won 48-13. Oak Glen: Madison McKay 20, Ally Severs 12 Emma Renfro 6.

East Liverpool’s Skylor Wooley works into position to pin Bellaire’s Cody Rimes on Wednesday in a 220-pound match at Potter Fieldhouse.

Potters hand Big Reds first loss

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EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s wrestling team defeated Bellaire 48-27 on Wednesday night in a Buckeye 8 Athletic League matchup at Potter Fieldhouse. East Liverpool is 10-7 while Bellaire falls to 6-1 in dual action. Gage Walker, Nathan Miscuk, Anthony Mecum, Skylor Wooley and Ryan ...


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GIRLS BASKETBALL Southern Local at Toronto 7th Grade: Southern won 18-8 Wednesday. Southern, Anesa Elsayed 8 points, Jessica Lafferty 4; Toronto, Gabby O’Halek 4. 8th Grade: Toronto won 21-15. Toronto, Abbey Libbick 6 points, Leah Price 4, Paige Daugherty 4; Southern, Lorin Hall 7, ...

Wellsville’s Cameron Davis looks to pass as Beaver Local’s Jaden Kiddey defends on Tuesday.

Tigers work overtime

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CALCUTTA — Wellsville’s boys basketball team survived a scare from a young Beaver Local team 61-58 in overtime on Tuesday night. Wellsville improves to 7-3 on the season and Beaver falls to 3-5 on the year. “We snuck through and stole one tonight,” Wellsville coach David “Bug” ...


Tsilimos retires from coaching

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LISBON — Jim Tsilimos guided the Lisbon football team for 25 years. This fall, there will be someone else on the sidelines for the Blue Devils. Tsilimos, who became the winningest coach in school history this past season, has stepped down as head coach. “We knew he wasn’t going to go ...

Redskins slow down Potters

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WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek boys basketball team’s defense stifled East Liverpool for three quarters Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Redskins got off to a fast start offensively and did not look back during their 59-38 victory in a Buckeye 8 North Division matchup at home to split the ...