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Big night from Oak Glen bats leads to doubleheader sweep

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WHEELING, W.Va. —Oak Glen’s softball team is looking like it could be in for a big season as it moved to 3-0 with a doubleheader sweep of Wheeling Park on Frday. In the 8-3 win in the first game, Sydney Brown had four hits including a double with an RBI. McKay had a home run and rwo ...

Summer Games will go on, but it won’t be the same

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In 1964, less than two decades removed from World War II, Japan used the Summer Olympics to showcase its astonishing recovery from a horrific defeat. It was an undeniable triumph for the host nation. This time, the Tokyo Games will be a multibillion-dollar test of survival in the midst of a ...

Oak Glen gives Toronto its best shot

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — It is never how a baseball team starts to begin a ballgame. Rather, it is about how it finishes. Oak Glen took a two-run into the top of the fifth inning Thursday against Toronto with great starting pitching from Cody Patterson, timely hitting and a solid ...

Beaver Local beats Harrison Central

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CADIZ — Ryan Cunningham went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs and Dylan Moore had two hits and four runs to push Beaver Local past Harrison Central, 14-10, Thursday. The game was called official after six innings due to darkness. The Beavers trailed 9-7 before scoring three runs in ...

Beavers top Potters for first victory

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CADIZ — A day after collecting its first win of the season, Beaver Local gave up five runs in the first inning in a 9-4 loss to Harrison Central on Thursday. Olivia Keller led the Beavers with a double, a single and two RBIs. Cierrah Thurik singled twice, scored two runs and drove in ...

n HIGH SCHOOL TRACK

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At Edison Thursday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Harrison Central 139, East Liverpool 123, Edison 73, Linsly 70, Indian Creek 32, Madonna 22. 3200 RELAY: East Liverpool (Stephen Dorsey, Jacob Myers, Preston Kerr, Brannan Smith) 9:27.96, Linsly. 110 HURDLES: Kanyon Coleman (H) 18.65, ...

n JUNIOR HIGH TRACK

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At Columbiana Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Columbiana 108, Southern 69, Boardman St. Charles 38, East Palestine and Lisbon 37. 110 HURDLES: William Bucci (C) 20.5; 100 DASH: Richie Sloan (S) 12.0; 1600 RUN: Logan Schmutz (SC) 5:41.8; 400 RELAY: Columbiana 50.6; 400 DASH: Liam ...

Flyers edge Penguins

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PITTSBURGH — Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier scored in the shootout and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Thursday. Giroux and Couturier were the lone shooters for Philadelphia. Jake Guentzel scored for Pittsburgh, but Carter Hart stopped Sidney Crosby and ...

McKay springs into action

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen junior Maddie McKay was so happy to play on a softball diamond again that she did not realize after Wednesday’s contest with Steubenville what she accomplished. “I threw a no-hitter? Wow,” she said with excitement and a laugh. “I really don’t think ...

Beaver Local survives wild seventh-inning comeback

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Beaver Local confidently built a seven-run lead but had to hold-off a wild East Liverpool rally in the seventh as the Beavers prevailed over the rival Potters 7-0 on Wednesday. One of five East Liverpool errors put the Beavers on the board with one run in the first inning. ...