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Wrestling in holding pattern

When the Ohio High School Athletic Association called the West Branch and Dayton Carroll girls basketball teams off the floor about 15 minutes before the tip of the state girls basketball tournament on Thursday afternoon at St. John Arena, it also meant the pause button had also been pushed on ...

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OVAC game postponed ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference All-Star Basketball Games have been postponed. Tentative plans are to play the game on April 19 at Ohio University Eastern. Crestview leaves OVAC COLUMBIANA — Crestview will exit the Ohio Valley Athletic ...

State wrestling will feel different this year

By MICHAEL S. BURICH Assistant Sports Editor COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School State Wrestling Tournament was already going to be a different experience this year as the tournament moved from its traditional Thursday to Saturday format to Friday to Sunday. But the coronavirus COVID-19 ...

County Classic canceled

From Staff Reports LISBON — The Columbiana County Basketball Coaches Association announced that the Columbiana County Classic All-Star Basketball Games scheduled for Sunday at Lisbon High School have been canceled due to the coronavirus COVID19. Don Thompson, director of the Columbiana ...

Beaver’s Riccardo earns first team All-Ohio

From Staff Reports COLUMBUS — One thing that Beaver Local could always count on was the play of Jenna Riccardo. The Beaver Local senior, the school’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder, is first-team selection on the Division II All-Ohio high school girls basketball team released ...

Div. II All-Ohio Girls

DIVISION II First Team Emily Londot, Utica, 6-1, sr., 20.1; Alexia Mobley, Whitehall, 6-2, so., 18.5; Faith Stinson, Thornville Sheridan, 6-1, so., 17.2.; Kenzie McConnell, Circleville, 6-0., jr., 16.6; Jenna Riccardo, Beaver Local, 6-0, sr., 21.0; Bailee Smith, Zanesville Maysville, 5-6, ...

Div. I All-Ohio Girls

DIVISION I First Team Edyn Battle, Gahanna, 5-7, sr., 16.7 (points per game); Emma Shumate, Newark, 6-1, jr., 15.1; Cotie McMahon, Centerville, 5-10, so., 18.5; Chance Gray, Lakota West, 5-10, so., 20.6; Madeline Westbeld, Kettering Fairmont, 6-2, sr., 18.0; K.K. Bransford, Cincinnati Mount ...

Hayes makes big strides

BRADENTON, Fla. — Ke’Bryan Hayes thought the call might come last September with the Pittsburgh Pirates in a free fall. It didn’t and, yeah, it bothered the third base prospect more than a little. “I just used it as motivation for this offseason going back home,” Hayes said ...

Izzy Perez had a special career for Lisbon

From Staff Reports COLUMBUS — Western Reserve’s 6-foot-2 junior Danielle Vuletich stands out in a crowd. Vuletich, who has committed to Robert Morris University, returns to the Division IV All-Ohio girls basketball team released Monday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters ...

Division IV All-Ohio girls

COLUMBUS – The 2019-20 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division IV All-Ohio high school girls basketball team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Jacey Justice, Peebles, 5-8, jr., 26.5; Corina Conley, Franklin Monroe, 6-0, sr., 21.0; Maddie Downing, Tri-Village, ...