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PREP SOCCER

Steubenville Central 4, East Liverpool 1 EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s boys soccer team saw its winless streak extend to three games with a 4-1 loss to Steubenville Central on Thursday at Patterson Field. Brennan O’Hara scored the lone goal for the Potters off an assist from Ayden ...

Son of East Liverpool grad gets national recognition

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — One of the better high school lacrosse players in the country has a connection to our area. Mason Reale, son of John and Lynne (Wilson) Reale, was named a 2018 US Lacrosse High School All-American for his play last season. According to its website, “A US Lacrosse ...

Beavers aiming for a strong finish

CALCUTTA—In spite of an inexperienced roster, a midseason rash of injuries and an offense that has had trouble finding a rhythm, the Beaver Local football team refused to stop working. Now, as the season rounds into its home stretch, the Beavers are starting to show some ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament 8th Grade at Toronto Championship: Wellsville beat Leetonia, 25-10, 25-9, Wednesday. Wellsville (19-0), Alana Amato 22 points, 10 aces and 10 kills; Elaina Weekley 11 points; Aubri Ramsey 7 kills. Consolation: Southern Local beat ...

Golden Bears spike Beavers

EAST LIVERPOOL—The Oak Glen volleyball team has mowed through most of the teams on its schedule this season. Saturday, the Golden Bears will get a second chance at one of the only squads to slow them down. Powered by 13 kills from Hannah Rogers, second-seeded Oak Glen dispatched ...

Potters cruise into OVAC final

EAST LIVERPOOL—As an exciting season approaches its most important stretch, the East Liverpool volleyball team shows no signs of slowing down. The Potters landed their second convincing victory over St. Clairsville in less than a week Tuesday with a 25-17, 25-10, 25-7 OVAC 4A semifinal ...

Potters draw at Steubenville

STEUBENVILLE — Izaiha Browning scored on an assist by Ayden Payne in the first half, but East Liverpool’s boys soccer team had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Steubenville on Tuesday at Harding Stadium. Jacob Noble converted a penalty kick for Big Red with 10 minutes to go to salvage ...

Southern makes it three Columbiana County teams in OVAC finals

SHADYSIDE — Southern Local will try to repeat as OVAC Class 2A champions after a 25-21, 25-17, 22-25, 22-25, 15-6 win over River on Tuesday in a semifinal match at Shadyside High School. Southern, the third seed in Class 2A, is 19-2 and will meet 20-1 Shadyside in the final at 5:30 p.m. on ...

Steelers look more like the Steelers in victory

It was no surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers scored 41 points on Sunday, as the Atlanta Falcons were missing both starting safeties, a starting linebacker and a starting defensive lineman. What was surprising was that the Steelers limited the Falcons to just 17 points. The Steelers ...

Beaver announces coaching hires

CALCUTTA — With the winter sports season approaching, coaching positions for several of Beaver Local’s teams were filled during Monday’s school board meeting. Among the personnel matters approved Monday were 12 coaching positions for the school year made at the recommendation of ...