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Tigers fall short of district final

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WELLSVILLE — The 12th-seeded Mathews boys basketball team is taking a victory tour through the county. “When the brackets came out, we said, ‘We don’t know too much about Columbiana County. Let’s go see it all.’” Mathews coach Mike Weymer said. The Mustangs pulled off a third ...

Fans give Pens a boost

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PITTSBURGH — Kasperi Kapanen scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Penguins won in front of their fans for the first time in almost a year, as state coronavirus restrictions were eased at the beginning of the month and ...

Callaway comes back to haunt Francona in personal life

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CLEVELAND — Responding to claims the team protected Mickey Callaway, Indians manager Terry Francona said no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up” for the former pitching coach who’s under investigation by Major League Baseball following allegations of sexual ...

Oak Glen’s ready to tip off the season

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — The Oak Glen girls basketball team is a mixture of returning experience sprinkled with many sophomores and freshmen, 13 to be exact. Also, the new rule in West Virginia for breaking into four classes instead of three could help the Golden Bears in the long run. ...

YSU’s Kinsey places at Horizon League

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FORT WAYNE, Indiana — Youngstown sophomore thrower Dominic Perry and freshman distance runner Hunter Christopher each placed in two events to help the YSU men’s track team to a sixth straight Horizon League title. The Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship was held Friday ...

Johnson banned from Youngstown State sideline

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YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State Director of Player Personnel Tim Johnson will not be permitted on the sidelines for the remainder of the spring football season, Youngstown State and the Missouri Valley Football Conference announced on Monday. Video shows Johnson lowering his shoulder to hit ...

Fans will return for Pens, Pirates

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Fans will soon return to pro sports venues whose stands have been empty for a year or more as Pennsylvania on Monday eased restrictions on large gatherings to reflect a sustained slide in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. The state also is lifting ...

Business as usual for Beavers at sectional

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STEUBENVILLE — Beaver Local produced four individual champions en route to a strong performance on Saturday in the Div. II sectional tournament at Steubenville High School. Mark Emmerling Jr. (126 pounds), Devon Salsberry (138), Logan Ours (145) and Jonathan Potts (182) all were top of ...

Potters place 10th at state

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COLUMBUS — East Liverpool’s boys bowling team made a mark in its first appearance at the state tournament on Saturday at Wayne Webb Columbus Bowl. The Potters, district champions a week ago, finished 10th overall in the Div. II tournament, just 109 pins shy of moving on to the finals. ...

Cambridge closes out East Liverpool’s season

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EAST LIVERPOOL — In a game between two towering and talented boys’ basketball teams, it was Cambridge which made the key plays at the end to upend East Liverpool 49-43 in a DII sectional championship boys’ basketball game in Potter Fieldhouse Saturday night. “Their coach and I talked ...