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East Liverpool 5, East Palestine 0 EAST PALESTINE—The East Liverpool girls tennis team swept East Palestine 5-0 on Friday. The Potters are now 2-0 on the season and host United Tuesday. FIRST SINGLES: Chloe Stewart (EL) def. Isabella McLaughlin 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. SECOND SINGLES: Mallory ...

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Potter jayvees edge Beaver CALCUTTA—The East Liverpool jayvee boys soccer team edged Beaver Local 1-0 on Saturday. Norman Butler socred the lone goal with an assist from Owen Klein. Cole Dailey had eight saves for the Potters. Gabe Dunlap had five saves for the Beavers. Chester beats ...

Another successful outing for Brooke Soccer Classic

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Soccer Classic has continued to bring teams from around West Virginia and Ohio together for a full day of soccer. On Saturday, Brooke High School hosted the sixth annual event where a total of 28 teams participated in a scrimmaged-filled day to prepare for the upcoming ...

Oak Glen baseball hires from within

NEW MANCHESTER — Sometimes, the answer comes from within. That was the case for the Oak Glen baseball team, as the Golden Bears decided to hire from within to fill the vacancy with Eric Hayden. Hayden, 31, had served as an assistant coach on T.J. Miller’s staff for the past three ...

Beaver girls score four

EAST LIVERPOOL — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team was dialed in on Friday as the Beavers scored three times in the first half to dump East Liverpool 4-1 in a Friday Night Futbol opener at Patterson Field. Riley Britt opened the scoring with a goal at 14:52 of the first half. She was ...

Beavers capture two wins

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local had two golfers shoot in the 30s in defeating Crestview and Ursuline on Thursday at Beaver Meadows. The Beavers shot 157 to Crestview’s 177 and Ursuline’s 162. For Beaver, Cruz Ward had a 36, Logan Ours 39, Luke Eyster 40, Sky Pappas 42 and Timmy McGeehan ...

Basketball to return to St. John

COLUMBUS — The Ohio boys and girls state high school basketball tournaments are on the move. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced on Thursday that the 2020 and 2021 girls state basketball tournaments and the 2021 boys state tournament will be held at St. John Arena. Both ...

Big Red scrambles to fill spot

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville coach Reno Saccoccia is pretty busy these days preparing his Big Red football team for the 2019 season. With the opener two weeks away, Saccoccia has to divert some of his attention to figuring out how to fill an unexpected Week 8 vacancy. It was announced this ...

Beavers, Potters to kick things off Friday

East Liverpool’s soccer teams will host Beaver Local in a boy-girl doubleheader on Friday at Patterson Field. The Potter and Beaver girls will kick things off at 5:30 p.m. with the boys game to follow under the lights at 7:30 p.m. The game is part of the Ohio High School Athletic ...

Beavers finish seventh

BROOKFIELD—The Beaver Local boys golf team finished seventh out of 20 teams Wednesday at the 17th annual Brookfield Invitational at Yankee Run Golf Course. The Beavers were led by Luke Eyster, who shot an 80 to finish in a tie for eighth out of 120 players. Beaver Local finished with a team ...