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Lisbon has plenty of fire power

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LISBON—Many opposing teams are perfectly happy giving Lisbon centerfielder and University of Kentucky recruit Autumn Oehlstrom a free pass to first base rather than deal with her menacing bat. However, the rest of Lisbon’s lineup is starting to make pitchers pay for that strategy. In ...

Crismon ready to take on new challenge

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COLUMBIANA — As an assistant girls basketball coach at Jackson-Milton over the last few seasons, Dave Crismon has been a vital part of the Bluejays back-to-back district titles in 2016 and 2017. All the while, he still harbored the desire to run his own program again, he just needed the right ...

PREP TRACK

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At United Tuesday BOYS RESULTS United 89, Malvern 40, Southern 35 3200 RELAY: United (Jones, Seaman, Kataro, Frase) 9:01.1, Malvern. 110 HURDLES: Jaret Hahn (U) 16.1, Hull (U), (M). 100 DASH: (M) 11.9, Baker (U), (M). 800 RELAY: Southern (Morris, Sloan, Ash, Allen) 1:39.0, ...

Two Potters advance

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DOVER — East Liverpool’s doubles team of Chris Montgomery and Alex Tambellini won two matches during Div. II sectional play on Monday at Dover City Park to earn a spot in next week’s district tournament. Montgomery and Tambellini beat Steubenville Catholic Central’s Matt Duff and ...

Tigers, Indians go down

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LISBON—The Lisbon baseball team blasted Wellsville 13-3 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Monday. The Blue Devils are now 9-8 overall. Cam Summers homered and tripled to lead Lisbon. Josh Entrikin doubled and had two RBIs. Justin Thirtyacre doubled for the Tigers. Lisbon is ...

Oak Glen squanders big lead

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NEW CUMBERLAND—Trailing by six early on in the Class AA Region 1, Section 1 opener on Monday, head coach Jason Angle preached to his Weir High baseball team about patience. The Red Riders delivered, drawing 10 free passes and making the most of their five base hits in their 9-8 ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Chester Old-Timers win opener AUSTINTOWN — The Chester Old-Timers baseball team opened its season with 15 singles in a 6-0 win over Westside at Koch Field on Sunday. Jub Whittaker collected three hits, while Bill Sattler, Mike Brennan, Nick Turkley and Brian Wright each had two. Sattler ...

Penguins try to avoid a Capital offense

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PITTSBURGH — The Washington Capitals don’t need a history lesson. Neither do the Winnipeg Jets for that matter. The Capitals are well aware of their penchant for letting opportunity after opportunity slip away, frequently at the hands of Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. And ...

Beavers extend their season

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CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local softball team came together as a team for one last time on its home field this season to take down Zanesville 7-4 in a Division II sectional semifinal Saturday. “We came together as a team today,” Beaver Local senior Mikayla Shulas said. “We haven’t had ...

Five athletes win OVAC titles

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Five area athletes captured victories at the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships on Saturday. Oak Glen’s Kellen Tropeck took first in the boys Class 4A discus with a throw of 162-feet-11. Beaver Local’s Teddi Kinsey won the girls Class 5A ...