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Rivals team up to fight cancer

The Oak Glen and Weir High basketball programs teamed up to lend a hand in the Coaches vs. Cancer project on Tuesday. The two schools worked together to raise money for the program started by Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart 26 years ago. More than 2,000 coaches have rallied schools to ...

Purple Raiders promote Dartt to top job

ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union head coaching position is staying in the Kehres family. Geoff Dartt will replace his brother-in-law, Vince Kehres, as the head coach of the NCAA Division III football powerhouse. The 37-year-old Dartt is the Purple Raiders’ fourth football coach ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Beavers on a roll EAST LIVERPOOL — Beaver Local’s bowling team knocked off Wellsville 2,149-1,899 on Wednesday at Walnut Lanes. Beaver Local (3-4) was led by Kyle Huntsman’s 222 high-game and 366 series. Alex Burgess had a 172 high-game and a 329 series. For Wellsville (11-6), ...

JUNIORHIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL East Liverpool vs. Lisbon 7th Grade: East Liverpool won 55-16 on Wednesday. East Liverpool: Peasl 15, Birch 11; Lisbon: Luke Kraft 11. 8th Grade: East Liverpool won 69-47. East Liverpool: Preston Kerr 32, Jake Smith 13, Preston Dawson 13; Lisbon: Austin Daily 14, Trevor ...

Indians chain Bulldogs

SALINEVILLE — With its hopes of an outright league title getting a new life, Southern played like a team intent on seizing its opportunity. Behind an offense that attacked right out of the gate, the Indians overwhelmed East Palestine in the first half and cruised home with a 92-57 victory ...

Greathouse powers Wellsville past United

WELLSVILLE — Freshman Isaiah Greathouse arrived for Wellsville. Trailing 26-19 at halftime, Greathouse scored all 18 of his points in the second half to lead the Tigers past United, 63-50, Tuesday. Wellsville improves to 6-6 overall and 4-3 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. United ...

Riders rally to down Bears

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen made a furious second half comeback to erase an 11-point Weir High lead at halftime and were ahead by five points with two and a half minutes left in the game, but the Red Riders made a 12-4 run down the stretch to pull out a thrilling 57-54 win last night ...

GIRLS HOOPS POLL

Associated Press girls state basketball poll How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1, Cin. ...

JUNIOR HIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL Lisbon vs. Southern 7th Grade: Southern won 35-29 on Tuesday. Southern: Richard Sloan 12, Ethan Richards 10; Lisbon: Luke Kraft 18. 8th Grade: Lisbon won 44-16. Lisbon: Austin Dailey 12, Trevor Siefke 11; Southern: Exline 11. GIRLS BASKETBALL Oak Glen vs. Steubenville ...

Golden Bears edge Potters

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen withstood a 27-point fourth quarter by East Liverpool for a 67-64 win Monday. The Golden Bears improve to 7-6 on the season, while the Potters drop to 9-6. Reece Enochs led Oak Glen with a game-high 24 points. Alexa Andrews contributed 11 points and seven ...