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Big Red cools off East Liverpool

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville’s winning streak continues at the expense of East Liverpool’s. The Big Red girls basketball team jumped out to an early lead and led wire to wire, racing past the tired Potters, 60-31, Thursday night inside the Crimson Center. The victory is Big Red’s ...

Plenty of pins for Beavers, Bears

WHEELING, W.Va. — Beaver Local and Oak Glen scored 10 pins each in its opening round matches on Thursday during the first day of the Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships at WesBanco Arena. Scoring pins for the Beavers were Mark Emmerling (120), John Woodburn (126), Logan Ours (132), ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Tigers beat Maplewood EAST LIVERPOOL — Wellsville’s bowling team topped Maplewood 1,882-1,872 on Thursday at Walnut Lanes. For the Tigers (10-5), Jonathan Walker had a 215 high-game and a 358 series. Nate Buxton had a 172 high-game and a 332 series. Wellsville hosts Heartland on ...

JUNIORHIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL Southern at Wellsville 7th Grade: Wellsville won 29-28 on Wednesday. Wellsville: T. Walkins 11; Southern: Ethan Richards 9. 8th Grade: Southern won 24-18. Southern: Ryan Exline 9; Wellsville: Kersey 6. Heartland vs. Lisbon 7th Grade: Heartland won 30-20 on Thursday. ...

Potters topple Aviators

From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL — Six players scored during a 16-8 third-quarter run that lifted East Liverpool past Alliance, 47-37, Wednesday. Emma Ludwig led the Potters with a game-high 23 points, including 13 in the first quarter. Shayla Foster added eight points. The Potters ...

Beavers out to defend OVAC title

From Staff Reports WHEELING, W.Va.—Some of the area’s top wrestlers will go head-to-head when the 67th annual Ron Mauck Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Wrestling Tournament gets underway today at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. Beaver Local enters as the defending overall champion and ...

Oak Glen holds off Madonna

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va.—The Oak Glen girls basketball team used a smothering full court press to build a 16-point lead late in the third quarter, but wound up having to ward off a furious Madonna comeback that came within six points midway through the final period to record a 50-37 win last ...

JUNIOR HIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL Columbiana vs. Lisbon 7th Grade: Lisbon won 35-28 on Wednesday. Lisbon: Luke Kraft 11 points, Alex Brown 10 points and Landon Mowry 8 points. Columbiana: Seth Scoharick 11 points. 8th Grade: Lisbon won 53-40. Lisbon: Austin Daily 14 points, Trevor Siefke 12 points. ...

BOWLING

Potters roll over Eagles KENSINGTON — The East Liverpool bowling teams rolled over United on Wednesday at Forest Lanes. The East Liverpool boys moved to 13-1 with a 2,460-2,158 win. Aldred Todd led the Potters with a 470 series with games of 246 and 224. Nathan Kelly had a 209 game and ...

Potters get a boost off the bench

EAST LIVERPOOL—About two weeks ago, East Liverpool senior Nick Woodyard stepped forward and told coach Nate Conley he needed to step up and do more. “I always talk to him about making an impact when he comes off the bench, we needed him to be more aggressive,” Conley said. The ...