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Southern beats Leetonia LEETONIA—A 10-run fourth inning for Southern led to a 19-7 win in six innings over Leetonia on Wednesday in softball action. S:0-0-10-4-5—19-9-3 L: 4-0-2-1-0—7-4-12 LeBron plays in all 82 CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James played in his 82nd game, scored 10 ...

Russell lifts Wellsville

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SALINEVILLE — Emily Russell was 5 for 5 with two doubles as Wellsville ripped Southern 12-5 on Tuesday in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference game. Kaitlynn Murphy had two singles to aid the Tigers. For the Indians, Erin Boyle had a triple, double and single while Samantha Michael had ...

More innings needed for Devils

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COLUMBIANA — Columbiana and Lisbon’s baseball teams have some more business to take care of. The two teams were tied at 7 in the ninth inning when Tuesday’s game at Firestone Park was suspended due to darkness. The two teams will finish that game today at Lisbon and then proceed to ...

TRACK 

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At Beaver Local Tuesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: University School (102), Oak Glen (97 3/4), East Liverpool (54 3/4), Beaver Local (39 1/2), Brooke (37), Heartland Christian (1). 3200 RELAY: East Liverpool 9:09.1, Oak Glen, University. 110 HURDLES: Ethan Secrist (BR) 15.6, Clark (OG), ...

PREPTENNIS

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Potters sweep STEUBENVILLE — East Liverpool’s tennis team beat Steubenville 5-0 and Indian Creek 3-2 on Tuesday. The Potters are 4-0 and host Lordstown on Thursday. East Liverpool 5, Steubenville 0 FIRST SINGLES: Chris Montgomery (E) def. Paul Baumgard, 6-0, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: ...

Beavers have no trouble with the cold

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CALCUTTA — The cold didn’t intimidate Beaver Local pitcher Cameron Lane, who went seven innings strong to lead the Beavers to a 3-2 win over Buckeye Local on Monday at Community Field. “I’ve actually always pitched good in the cold,” Lane said. “I’m not sure why that is but ...

Wellsville bats heat up

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WELLSVILLE—Wellsville got the bats going on a cold day to beat Southern 12-2 in five innnings on Monday. Emily Russell had two double and a single for the Tigers. Kaitlyn Murphy had two singles. Hunter Weekley and Aryn Ice each had a single and a double. The two teams meet again at ...

Ohio girls, WV boys triumph

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A good, old-fashioned split. That’s exactly what transpired Sunday afternoon in the annual Samuel A. Mumley OVAC All-Star Basketball Games held before a large crowd at Ohio University Eastern’s Health and Physical Education Center. Using a strong second half, the ...

Area stars to get test against OVAC’s best

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — For many of the participants in the Samuel A. Mumley OVAC All-Star Basketball Games, today be the final time many play an organized basketball game. It will definitely be the final time that they wear the basketball uniform of their high school. Add both of those up ...

Potters swept at Buckeye

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RAYLAND — Baseball can be a funny game at times. Saturday afternoon was another prime example. Buckeye Local pitchers walked 11 batters and hit one in the first four-plus innings as it trailed visiting East Liverpool 4-2. However, two huge double plays early kept the Panthers in the contest ...