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Bulldogs come back on Beaver Local

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From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE — East Palestine bounced back from a 12-point halftime deficit to beat Beaver Local 45-42 on Friday night. Parker Sherry once again had the hot hand for the Bulldogs as he scored 15 points to lead the winners, 6-12. Dom Posey added 11 points for the ...

Knights dodge Devils

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TORONTO — For 31 minutes and 58 seconds of Friday’s Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference matchup inside a packed George J. Kunzler Memorial Gymnasium, Lisbon appeared poised to spring a huge upset. Then several Toronto veterans decided they weren’t going to have their senior night ...

Potters fall to Linsly

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From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL—Wheeling Linsly defeated East Liverpool 66-54 in girls basketball action Thursday. McKenzie McKinnon led the Potters with 20 points. Emma Ludwig added 16 points. The Potters host United next Thursday. LINSLY: 10-21-20-13—66 E. LIVERPOOL: ...

Oak Glen overcomes Felton’s big night

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NEW MANCHESTER — Oak Glen used a pressure defense that created 34 Southern Local turnovers, giving the Golden Bears numerous offensive opportunities in a 41-34 victory Thursday night in a OVAC consolation game inside the Oak Glen Fieldhouse. Because the Golden Bears had trouble matching up ...

East Liverpool sweeps Buckeye Local

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE—The East Liverpool bowling teams swept a pair of matches with Buckeye Local Thursday. The Potter boys won 2,048-1,652. Anthony DeMarco led the Potters with a 213 high game and a 394 series. Alfred Todd added a 218 high game and a 376 series. East Liverpool won the girls ...

Frank Robinson, baseball’s fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83

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By DAVID GINSBURG and BEN WALKER AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager ...

It’s been a family affair for Beaver Local

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CALCUTTA—Spend any time around the Beaver Local wrestling program and one of the main themes that keeps popping up is family. “We preach a family type of atmosphere pretty heavily here,” Beaver Local coach Jordan Williams said. “That started long before I got here, it’s a part of our ...

JUNIORHIGH

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BOYS BASKETBALL Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference tournament Southern at Wellsville 8th Grade: Wellsville won 38-24 in Wednesday’s semifinal. Wellsville: Jaxon Brewer 12, Gavin Kountz 10; Southern: Perfetto 11. Next: Columbiana-United winner at Wellsville Saturday for the ...

Devils trap Tigers

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From Staff Reports LISBON — Chloe Smith poured in 15 points as Lisbon ran past Wellsville 62-27 on Wednesday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play. Lisbon moved to 15-5 and 11-3 in the league. Izzy Perez added 14 points, four assists and five steals. Corinne Freeman had 12 points. ...

Tigers, Potters, Bears reach OVAC semifinals

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East Liverpool, Oak Glen and Wellsville qualified for the OVAC boys basketball championships and will be in action Tuesday as the semifinals commence. East Liverpool earned the fourth seed in Class 4A and will travel to top seed Meadowbrook on Tuesday, while No. 2 seed Oak Glen will host ...