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SPORTS BRIEFING

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Coaches meeting coming soon EAST LIVERPOOL — A coaches meeting for the East Liverpool Men’s Church Softball League is 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Dairy Queen in East Liverpool. One representative from each current team needs to attend. Other area churches either interested in ...

SPORTS ON TV

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Noon (NBCSN) Figure skating: ISU World Team Trophy at Tokyo (taped). 1 p.m. (STO, MLB) Baseball: Indians at Twins. 3 p.m. (FS1) Soccer: Europa League, Manchester United vs. RSC Anderlecht. 3:30 p.m. (GOLF) Golf: PGA, Texas Open, first round. 7 p.m. (FOXSO, TNT) NBA ...

Southern pitcher Samantha Michael pitches against Wellsville on Tuesday. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Indians secure first

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SALINEVILLE — As Southern Local’s nine-game losing streak kept mounting throughout this season, a losing mentality grew by the day. Two more defeats in a doubleheader with Conotton Valley on Monday added to the frustrations. Head coach Erin Shuman and her assistants spoke with their ...

Canton pulls in Stagg Bowl; Pittsburgh gains NCAA wrestling

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INDIANAPOLIS — A Mount Union trip to the NCAA Division III national championship football game may be like another home game in the near future. The NCAA announced Tuesday that the 2020 and 2021 Stagg Bowls will be played at the newly-renovated Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, next door to ...

Reed competes in Boston

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Erik Reed, 28 of East Liverpool, took 440th overall in a time of 2 hours, 47 minutes and 26 seconds on Monday at the 121st annual Boston Marathon. He took 332nd out of 4,774 finishers in the 18-39 men’s age group. (Submitted Photo)

East Liverpool’s softball team honored seniors (from left) Johnna Stokes, Kalyn Alford,Madison Prince, Cyna Burton, Emily Green and Lindsay Baker before the game against Oak Glen on Tuesday in Thompson Park. (Photo by Jimmy Joe Savage)

Oak Glen spoils East Liverpool’s senior night

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Oak Glen spoiled East Liverpool’s senior night with a 4-3 victory in eight innings on Tuesday. The Potters fall to 5-10 and hosts Indian Creek today. Hannah Clunk led the Golden Bears with 10 strikeouts in the complete game. She also recorded a home run, double and two ...

Lisbon’s Logan Bell pitches against Columbiana on Thursday at Firestone Park. (Photo by Chris Rambo)

Devils stick it to Clippers

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COLUMBIANA—Normally, the last thing a high school coach wants is for their team to be sitting around at home all day before a big game. With Lisbon on spring break and a first-place conference showdown looming Tuesday afternoon at Columbiana, Blue Devils coach Doug Andric decided to call ...

Lisbon’s Stokes clears 6-9 at Columbiana

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COLUMBIANA — The higher Lisbon junior Seth Stokes goes, the more the records come crashing down. Stokes broke his own school high jump record for the second time in four days by clearing 6-foot-9 at Columbiana High School on Tuesday. His winning jump also broke the Ward Athletic Complex ...

TENNIS RESULTS

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East Liverpool 3, Indian Creek 2 EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s tennis team upped its record to 7-4 with a 3-2 win over Indian Creek on Tuesday. Justin Blasdel and Austin Deering came back in the third set to seal the deal for the Potters in their doubles match which was the last ...

Southern Local’s Glover guides Indians to win

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WEST POINT — Southern Local took down Inter-Tri County White Division rival Wellsville 9-5 on Tuesday. Southern improves to 2-5 and travels to Wellsville today. Caleb Glover struck out eight in five innings for the win. He also recorded two singles and three RBIs. Ethan West had a single, ...