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FRIDAY NIGHT No. 20 Louisiana-Lafayette (plus 2 1/2) at Appalachian State — Mountaineers have won all eight meetings, including the last two Sun Belt championship games, against the Ragin’ Cajuns ... LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 27-24. ——— SATURDAY’S GAMES No. 1 Alabama (minus 29 ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Buckeyes rip Morehead COLUMBUS (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 16 points and No. 23 Ohio State pulled away from Morehead State for a 77-44 win on Wednesday. Justice Sueing, C.J. Walker and Duane Washington Jr. had 11 points apiece for Ohio State (3-0). Kyle Young collected 10 points and nine ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Season opener for Potters, Beavers The East Liverpool and Beaver Local boys basketball games scheduled for Tuesday were postponed due to the winter weather. The Edison at East Liverpool game has been rescheduled for Dec. 22. Beaver Local was scheduled to host Steubenville. Beaver Local ...

Scrappers say good-bye to Tribe connection

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NEW YORK — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ time as an affiliate for the Cleveland Indians came to end on Monday as Major League Baseball announced it was creating a new minor league for top eligible prospects leading into the summer draft. The wood-bat MLB Draft League is launching with ...

Good for Golden Bears while it lasted

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — A football season full of anxiety and turmoil abruptly ended the only way it could for West Virginia teams Saturday night, especially for Oak Glen. Following the release of the latest COVID map, the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission (WVSSAC) ...

BOWLING

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Sportsman League at Walnut Lanes Team Standings: The Outlaws 23, Plumm’s Stump Removal 22, Chaney’s 21, Walnut Lanes and Brian’s Pro Shop 14, AK Nahas 9, Blackwood Pet Foods 7, Affordable Appliance 0. High Game: Charlie Reeder 249, Tim Pancake 238, Tony Savina 238. High Series: ...

Oak Glen awaits word on season

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Although it is facing a huge disadvantage due to COVID-19, the Oak Glen football team feels really good heading into its Class AA state semifinal contest with Robert C. Byrd. And, why shouldn’t it? The Golden Bears (8-1) easily took care of Point Pleasant in the ...

NORTHEAST INLAND DISTRICT FOOTBALL TEAM

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CANTON — The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-Northeast Inland District high school football teams honoring the top players from parts of Stark, Summit, Portage, Medina, Wayne, Trumbull, Columbiana, Mahoning and Ashland counties (teams are selected by a media panel from those ...

West Virginia announces new sports calendar

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The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission has set its winter sports calendar. Bernie Dolan confirmed Wednesday afternoon that girls basketball can officially tip off its season on Jan. 22 and the boys can begin a week later. To make sure that teams are able to play as many ...