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Golden Bears place four on All-State team

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WHEELING, W. Va.—The Oak Glen boys and girls basketball teams each placed two members on the West Virginia Class AA All-State teams. For the Oak Glen boys, Chris Kokoski and Ethan Travis both made honorable mention. The pair helped the Golden Bears rip off a 12 game winning streak in the ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Comets take runner-up finish DOVER — The Columbiana County Comets finished as state basketball runners-up at the Ohio Special Olympics on Saturday. The Comets dropped a 71-58 decision to Hamilton County in the state championship game at Dover Middle School. Breion Price led the Comets ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Comets reach final STRASBURG — The Columbiana County Comets will be playing in the Special Olympics Ohio state basketball championship game this morning. Breion Price scored 52 points as the Comets beat Lucas County 65-63 in the semifinals Friday at Strasburg-Franklin High School. Bryan ...

Golden Bears split with Wheeling Central

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WHEELING, W. Va—Oak Glen’s girls and boys tennis teams split matches against Wheeling Central on Thursday. The Oak Glen boys lost 4-3, while the girls posted a 5-2 win. BOYS FIRST SINGLES: David Agcaoili (WC) def. Brogan Moran, 8-6 SECOND SINGLES: Isaac Smith (WC) def. Tyler ...

Indians to have new hunting ground

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SALINEVILLE — A new $424,000 home for the Southern Local High School baseball team is slated to be ready for play by late April or early May. The infield is made of turf which cost $324,000 to build. The outfield will be grass and is still under construction. The school is covering the ...

Roach nabs honorable mention

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COLUMBUS — Four area players received mention on the 2017-18 Division II All-Ohio high school boys basketball team. Minerva senior Connor Wright claimed special mention, while Salem senior Mitch Davidson, East Liverpool junior Gabe Roach and West Branch senior T.J. DeShields gained honorable ...

All-Ohio Div.I & II Boys Basketball

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COLUMBUS – The 2017-18 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I and II All-Ohio high school boys basketball teams, as selected by a statewide media panel: DIVISION I FIRST TEAM Dane Goodwin, Upper Arlington, 6-foot-5, sr., 23.5 ppg; Jerome Hunter, Pickerington North, 6-7, ...

Lisbon’s Sweeney named All-Ohio

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COLUMBUS — Lisbon junior guard Justin Sweeney learned well. Sweeney, who played behind four 1,000-point scorers as a freshman, has emerged as the area’s leading scorer. After an outstanding season, Sweeney received second-team honors on the 2017-18 Division IV All-Ohio high school boys ...