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Potters put up a fight in Salem

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SALEM — One of the oldest football rivalries in Ohio and the longest running in Columbiana County took center stage at Reilly Stadium Friday night when East Liverpool traveled to Salem. The two schools have been playing one another for over 100 years. The Quakers, who have had the best of ...

Blue Devils can’t catch Valley Christian

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LISBON—Lisbon struggled to contain the speed of Valley Christian Friday in its 34-7 loss on Friday. Lisbon is now 2-1 on the season. While the Blue Devil defense was trying to find a way to clamp down on the Eagles fast rushers, their offense was trying to find ways to make up for the ...

Beavers zap Zeps in OT

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CALCUTTA—After having his first extra point blocked, all Chase Flati wanted was another chance. With Friday’s game against Shenandoah tied at 12 in overtime, the sophomore kicker strode onto the field and played the role of hero, drilling the game winning extra point past onrushing ...

Tigers, Bears win first

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Wellsville 41, Malvern 40 MALVERN — It was a close shave for the Wellsville football team on Friday night. The Tigers (1-2) built a 21-point halftime lead only to survive 41-40 against the pesky Hornets. Wellsville hosts Lisbon next Friday in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference ...

Crusaders, Indians ready for Saturday night clash

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STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central will face its toughest test to date when it opens its 2018 home season today against Southern Local. The kick for the first-ever meeting between the schools is set for 7 p.m. inside Harding Stadium. Both clubs will enter with 2-0 records, and Central will ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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South Side wins third MCKEESPORT, Pa. — South Side Beaver registered its third straight win to begin the season by topping Serra Catholic 42-7 on Friday night in WPIAL action. South Side (3-0) hosts Carlynton next Friday. No Wahoo tears for Shapiro TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays ...

Potters tame Beaver Local

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EAST LIVERPOOL —East Liverpool’s tennis team bounced Beaver Local 4-1 on Tuesday at Thompson Park. East Liverpool is 5-2 and hosts East Palestine on Tuesday. FIRST SINGLES: Chloe Stewart (E) def. Kierra Knight, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 SECOND SINGLES: McKenzie Harman (E) def. MaryQuinn Cook ...

Oak Glen spikes Madonna in 3

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WEIRTON, W.Va. — The goal is to be ahead at the end — not at the beginning. The Oak Glen volleyball team fell behind Madonna early in all three sets, but the Golden Bears regrouped and gained control in the middle of each set before pulling away en route to sweeping the Blue Dons, 25-17, ...

FOOTBALLFORECAST

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East Liverpool at Salem, 7 p.m. Salem (2-0) enjoys a four-game winning streak in this series which stretches back generations. East Liverpool (1-1) will have to remain focused as meetings with close rivals Beaver Local and Oak Glen loom in the weeks following this game. Campbell at East ...

Golden Bears eye first victory of campaign

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RAYLAND— When the Buckeye Local Panthers host the Oak Glen Golden Bears on tonight at World War II Memorial Stadium, one of the teams will pick up its first win. The Panthers played in a close game at Union Local in Week 2, holding a slim lead in the third quarter before falling, 30-16. ...