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JUNIORHIGH

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Southern Local at Toronto 7th Grade: Southern won 18-8 Wednesday. Southern, Anesa Elsayed 8 points, Jessica Lafferty 4; Toronto, Gabby O’Halek 4. 8th Grade: Toronto won 21-15. Toronto, Abbey Libbick 6 points, Leah Price 4, Paige Daugherty 4; Southern, Lorin Hall 7, ...

Tigers work overtime

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CALCUTTA — Wellsville’s boys basketball team survived a scare from a young Beaver Local team 61-58 in overtime on Tuesday night. Wellsville improves to 7-3 on the season and Beaver falls to 3-5 on the year. “We snuck through and stole one tonight,” Wellsville coach David “Bug” ...

Tsilimos retires from coaching

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LISBON — Jim Tsilimos guided the Lisbon football team for 25 years. This fall, there will be someone else on the sidelines for the Blue Devils. Tsilimos, who became the winningest coach in school history this past season, has stepped down as head coach. “We knew he wasn’t going to go ...

Redskins slow down Potters

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WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek boys basketball team’s defense stifled East Liverpool for three quarters Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Redskins got off to a fast start offensively and did not look back during their 59-38 victory in a Buckeye 8 North Division matchup at home to split the ...

Potters record second straight

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Days removed from breaking a 32-game losing streak, the East Liverpool girls basketball team is now on a winning streak. The Potter girls got their second win of the season with a 52-40 win over Edison on Tuesday night. East Liverpool is 2-10 on the campaign. Emma ...

Cleveland gets its parade

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PITTSBURGH — The Cleveland Browns joined the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only teams in NFL history to go 0-16 when they failed to find a way to beat the backup-laden Pittsburgh Steelers in a 28-24 loss on Sunday. Cleveland had a chance late in the fourth quarter, but quarterback DeShone ...

Mayfield can sling it

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PASADENA, Calif.— You don’t really think Baker Mayfield is the type of player to end his college football career with a whimper, do you? The Heisman Trophy winner is destined to go out with a bang, and Georgia will feel it in the Rose Bowl on Monday. Oklahoma’s swashbuckling ...

Potters break free of long skid

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EAST LIVERPOOL — A furious comeback in the fourth quarter helped East Liverpool’s girls basketball team break its 32-game losing skid on Saturday. The Potters outscored East Palestine by 15 in the fourth quarter to record a 49-44 victory. East Liverpool is 1-10 on the season. East ...

Joiner’s 44 powers Southern Local

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SEBRING — Canton Heritage Christian had already beat the Southern’s boys basketball team on the Indians’ home floor earlier this season, but Southern flipped the script when a trophy was on the line with a 87-54 win in the Sebring Holiday Hoops Classic championship game on Saturday night. ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Crute takes second ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Southern’s Latrell Crute was second at 182 pounds to lead area wrestlers at the St. Clairsville Invitational on Saturday. Southern’s Trevor Wintermantel took third at 182, while Wellsville’s Jason Tice was fourth at 113 pounds. Cavs lose on the ...