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Division I All-Ohio football

COLUMBUS — The 2017 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I All-Ohio high school football team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Offense Quarterbacks: Jimmy Weirick, Pickerington North, 5-11, 180, Sr.; Tadas Tatarunas, Mentor, 6-5, 215, Sr.; Jaret Pallotta, ...

Injury to key player throws off Bears

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Although Tuesday night was Weir High’s season opener, senior Bailey Stead already began questioning her shot early on. She nailed a few 3-pointers here and there, but she could not find a rhythm. She had to get out of her own head in the fourth quarter if the Red Riders ...

County sees 453 deer taken

COLUMBUS — Deer harvest totals were up dramatically across the state during the first day of the deer gun season on Monday. In Columbiana County, hunters took 453 deer which was up from 419 in 2016. In Mahoning County, hunters harvested 209 deer which was up from 168 from the year before. ...

Division II All-Ohio football

COLUMBUS — The 2017 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division II All-Ohio high school football team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Offense Quarterbacks: Godwin Joe, Lyndhurst Brush, 5-11, 180, Sr.; Keagan Armitage, Ashland, 6-2, 208, Sr.; Joey Baughman, ...

Division III All-Ohio football

COLUMBUS — The 2017 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division III All-Ohio high school football team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Offense Quarterbacks: Andrew Newsom, Dresden Tri-Valley, 5-10, 154, Sr.; Ja’Vez Alexander, Sandusky, 6-3, 190, Sr.; Jayden ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Elks shoot coming up EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Liverpool Elks Lodge No. 0258 Hoop Shoot will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at the downtown YMCA. The Elks Hoop Shoot is for children ages 8-13. Winners of each group advance to the regional to be held on Jan. 21 in Dover. Gladiators ...

Beavers roll over Tigers in opener

CALCUTTA—The Beaver Local girls basketball team opened up the season by putting the pressure on Wellsville in a 62-20 rout on Monday at Beaver Local High School. “We rely on pressure defense leading us to score,” Beaver Local coach Stephanie Coie said. “We’ve been playing pressure ...

South Range highlights All-Ohioans, Plum earns honorable mention

COLUMBUS — The season may be over for the South Range football team, but the Raiders aren’t quite done collecting honors. South Range seniors Peyton Remish, Aniello Buzzacco and Mathias Combs, as well as sophomore defensive tackle Anthony Czap were all named to the Division V All-Ohio ...

Division IV All-Ohio football

COLUMBUS — The 2017 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Div. IV All-Ohio high school football team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Offense Quarterbacks: Brennan Armstrong, Shelby, 6-2, 210, Sr.; Kolston Brewster, Perry, 6-3, 205, Sr.; Clayton Howell, Waverly, 6-2, ...

Sevek explodes for 35 as Indians down Potters

SALINEVILLE—Southern beat East Liverpool 61-33 to open the season in girls basketball action Monday. Anna Sevek finished with 35 points for the Indians, while Riley Felton had 13 points and 10 rebounds. For the Potters, Emma Ludwig had nine points and Mikayla Reed had eight ...