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Beavers advance many to districts

STEUBENVILLE - Beaver Local produced four individual champions en route to a strong performance on Saturday in the Div. II sectional tournament at Steubenville High School. Mark Emmerling Jr. (126 pounds), Devon Salsberry (138), Logan Ours (145) and Jonathan Potts (182) all were top of their ...

Wellsville won’t face upstart Heartland in the district

COLUMBIANA — The Heartland Christian Lions have been making history this season. Unfortunately, on Friday night the season for third-seeded Lions came to a sobering end when the No. 12 seed Mathews Mustangs pulled out a 67-63 upset win in overtime in a Div. IV sectional final. The ...

Cambridge ends Potter hoops season

EAST LIVERPOOL — In a game between two towering and talented boys’ basketball teams, it was Cambridge which made the key plays at the end to upend East Liverpool 49-43 in a DII sectional championship boys’ basketball game in Potter Fieldhouse Saturday night. “Their coach and I ...

Potter 8th graders repeat

East Liverpool’s boys 8th grade basketball team repeated as Buckeye Mountain Conference champions with a 57-54 win over Indian Creek in overtime on Monday. On hand to celebrate were (front, from left) Kadence Ingram-Jackson, Kaylee Dries, Anna McElhaney, Elijah Suznevich, Nate Birch, Cohen ...

8th grade Potters reign in BMC

East Liverpool’s girls 8th grade basketball team captured its first Buckeye Mountain Conference title in 16 years with a 32-30 win over Indian Creek on Monday. Members of the team are (front, from left) Aynsley Galeoti, Ayla Brown, Serenity Carroll, Maddie Yost; (back) coach Maurice Brown, ...

BOWLING RESULTS

High Nooners TEAM STANDINGS: Holy Rollers 23-9, Trump Team 20-12, Lucky Strikes 20-12, Smoking Guns 16-16, Butterflies 10-22, Sun Shine 7-25. MEN’S HIGH GAMES: Bill Ambrose 180, 207 Mike Price 185, 196 John Yano 168 MEN’S HIGH SERIES: Bill Ambrose 554, Mike Price 564, Larry Olmsted ...

OVAC cheer competition canceled

WHEELING, W.Va. — The 2021 OVAC High School Cheering Championship has been canceled due to the low number of schools able to participate in each division.

Joe Gibbs youngsters shine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two races into his return to Joe Gibbs Racing, Christopher Bell already has both a Cup Series victory and, more important, some of his confidence back. Bell plodded through a rocky rookie season last year while on loan to another team. JGR didn’t have an open Cup car for ...

East Liverpool bowlers are on a roll

EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Liverpool boys bowling team rolled through Division II district competition with a sizable 247-pin win last week. Now the Potters are looking for more as the team is headed to the state bowling tournament on Saturday at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. “To have ...

Pirates count on Polanco

Gregory Polanco doesn’t linger over his long-term future. There’s too much to focus on in the present, namely kick-starting a career that’s been stuck in neutral for more than two years. The Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder is only too aware that he has struggled to live up to a $35 ...