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Ludwig powers Potters

From Staff Reports ALLIANCE — Emma Ludwig had 14 points as East Liverpool cruised to a 46-25 win over Alliance on Friday afternoon. McKenzie McKinnon added eight points for the Potters. East Liverpool moves to 3-7 and hosts East Palestine today. E. LIVERPOOL: ...

Wooley places sixth

MEDINA — East Liverpool’s Skylor Wooley placed sixth at 220 pounds on Friday during the Medina Invitational . Wooley went 2-3 at the tournament. He lost a 9-2 decision to Brunswick’s Eddie Sevastos in the fifth place match. No other Potter wrestler placed. Oak Glen splits four ...

Happy holiday for Liverpool

EAST LIVERPOOL — There’s nothing like being home for the holidays. Just ask the East Liverpool Potters’ varsity boys’ basketball team. East Liverpool, which is hosting the 24th annual Potter Holiday Classic, advanced to tonight’s championship game with a 62-56 triumph over Cleveland ...

Oak Glen boys continue wave of success

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local put together a strong fourth quarter rally but it wasn’t enough as Oak Glen’s boys basketball team moved to 7-0 with a 54-52 win on Thursday night. Oak Glen was led by Ethan Travis’ 16 points and 10 rebounds. The Golden Bears led 44-33 after three quarters ...

Pirates to face Potters in finale

EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Palestine Bulldogs drew a tough opening assignment in the semifinals of the 24th annual Potter Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament Thursday night at Potter Fieldhouse. The young Bulldogs went up against unbeaten and perennial Ohio Division III power ...

Golden Bear girls can’t catch up to Big Red

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville girls basketball team raced out to a big lead against Oak Glen on Thursday, and the damage was already done. The Golden Bears battled back, but the deficit was too big to overcome, as Big Red came away with a 64-44 victory in the second game of the Chuck ...

Baker has everyone’s eye

BEREA— Baker Mayfield went from scowling at Hue Jackson to glaring at critics. Three days after he tried to embarrass his former coach with a prolonged stare down in the closing minutes of Cleveland’s win over Cincinnati, Mayfield owned up to his actions and then said he doesn’t regret ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Oak Glen alumni games NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen will hold its 10th annual alumni basketball games on Saturday. Action will begin at 1 p.m. with the Oak Glen-Wellsville girls jayvee game. The Oak Glen 1998 girls state championship basketball team will be recognized following that ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Potter Holiday Classic coming EAST LIVERPOOL — The Potter Holiday Classic with four boys basketball teams will be held Thursday and Friday at East Liverpool High School. Thursday’s semifinals include East Palestine vs. Wheelersburg at 5 p.m., followed by East Liverpool vs. Cleveland ...

Browns give Bengals icy treatment

CLEVELAND—No awkward hug. No cold handshake. No holiday greeting. Baker Mayfield’s only interaction with former coach Hue Jackson was an icy stare. Mayfield threw three touchdown passes to thrill a sellout, holiday-spirited crowd that came out to boo Jackson, and rookie Nick Chubb ran ...