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DISTRICT SWIMMING QUALIFIERS

Area swimmers will at compete in the Division II district swimming meets today in Columbus and Friday in Cleveland. The top two individuals and relay teams in each event along with 16 at-large qualifiers based on times advance to the state swimming meet at Branin Natatorium in Canton on ...

Potters fight hard, but fall short

BYESVILLE — Tuesday’s OVAC Class 4A semifinal game played out like “The Tortoise and the Hare” ...and we all know how that fable goes. Visiting East Liverpool came out of the starting blocks like the rapid rabbit, racing to a 10-point lead 2 1/2 minutes into the second quarter, but ...

Maroon Knights wear down Tigers

WHEELING — Wellsville coach David Thompson was looking to give Wheeling Central some different looks during Tuesday’s OVAC 2A semifinal contest on “Skip” Prosser Court. The game plan was working well early on but the Maroon Knights’ athleticism and depth began to wear on the ...

Southern downs Indian Creek

The Southern boys basketball team defeated Indian Creek 45-34 in an OVAC consolation game Tuesday. Cam Grodhaus poured in 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Indians (14-6), while Max Hart had 10 points, five steals and four blocks. Brady Tolson added 10 rebounds. Southern won ...

Oak Glen comeback effort falls short

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — St. Clairsville came out of the locker room blazing and held a 12-point lead when they went back into it at halftime then held off a furious rally by home standing Oak Glen to win 79-66 Tuesday in an OVAC 4A semifinal. The win advances the third-seeded Red Devils ...

Oak Glen knocks off Potters on senior night

From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL — Oak Glen spoiled East Liverpool’s senior night on Monday thanks in part to Maggie Kovalcik’s 22 points and six steals in a 62-54 win. Reece Enochs added 15 points for the Golden Bears, while Alexa Andrews had 11 points and eight rebounds. Emma ...

Browns take risk on Hunt

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA — The Cleveland Browns believe there’s remorse in Kareem Hunt’s heart. The NFL hasn’t gotten that far. Following their own investigation, the Browns signed Hunt to a one-year contract Monday, giving the former star Chiefs running back a second ...

OHIO BOYS POLL

Associated Press boys state basketball poll The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: DIVISION I 1, Cin. Moeller (18) 19-0 203 2, Dublin Coffman ...

WV BOYS Poll

West Virginia boys Basketball poll CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points: Team Record Pts Prv Class AAA 1. Martinsburg (9) 19-0 90 1 2. George Washington 16-2 80 2 3. ...

WV GIRLS POLL

West Virginia girls Basketball poll CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school girls basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points: Team Record Pts Prv Class AAA 1. Parkersburg (8) 20-1 80 1 2. Greenbrier East 18-2 68 2 3. ...