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Beaver girls advance to district

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From Staff Reports CARROLLTON — Beaver Local was one of six teams to advance from the Div. II sectional golf tournament on Friday at Carroll Meadows. The Beavers shot a 371 as a team and finished fourth to move on to play on Tuesday at the Cambridge Country Club. For the Beavers, ...

Beavers off and running to OVAC final

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 4A girls’ soccer championship will reside in the northern portion of the bi-state league. Beaver Local made sure of that on a rainy Thursday night at Red Devil Stadium with a 3-1 victory over second-seeded St. Clairsville (8-4), ...

Tigers clinch share of EOAC title

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From Staff Reports HANOVERTON—The Wellsville volleyball team wrapped up at least a share of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference title with an easy 25-11, 25-14, 25-15 win over United Thursday. The Tigers (15-1, 12-0) hold a two-game lead over Southern with two conference matches left. ...

Beaver downs Creek on emotional night

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CALCUTTA — Beaver Local avenged an earlier defeat against Indian Creek by posting a 23-25, 25-16, 25-11, 25-20 volleyball win over the Redskins in the Beaver Local gym Thursday night. It was also a night in which the Beavers honored teammate Lauren Thomas with a ceremony before the varsity ...

Beavers book trip to district

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From Staff Reports CADIZ — Beaver Local’s boys golf team did enough on Thursday to earn a fourth-place showing and a district berth at the Div. II sectional tournament at Cadiz Country Club. Beaver Local shot a 349 as a team and earned the fourth and final team qualifying spot for ...

Oak Glen sweeps Central

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STEUBENVILLE — Sometimes in sports, a team just simply runs into a team that is better. Despite what coach Sherri Barber felt was a much better performance than the previous night, the Catholic Central volleyball team got swept for a second straight night at home, this time at the hands of ...

Lisbon’s Craig moves on

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From Staff Reports SALEM — Columbiana’s boys golf team finished second as a team on Thursday during Div. III sectional golf play at Salem Hills. The Clippers shot a 332 as a team to book one of three district qualifier spots for next Thursday’s district tournament at Tannenhauf. ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

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Martins Ferry at East Liverpool, 7:30 p.m. East Liverpool (3-2) is firmly in a position to push for a playoff spot in this second half of the season. Martins Ferry (4-1) provides a chance for the Potters to gain some valuable computer points, but the Purple Riders have looked strong in every ...

Potters ready to make second half push

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EAST LIVERPOOL—It’s been a while since the East Liverpool football team played a game in late September with real playoff implications, but—as the season transitions to fall—that’s exactly what the Potters are facing when they welcome Martins Ferry into Patterson Field on ...

Potters book trip to OVAC final

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From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool boys soccer team appears to be clicking on all cylinders at exactly the right time. Wednesday, the second-seeded Potters played a complete match in defeating third-seeded Harrison Central 2-0 in an OVAC 4A semifinal at Patterson ...