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BOWLING RESULTS

Sportsman League at Walnut Lanes Team Standings: Brian’s Pro Shop 14, Plumm’s Stump Removal 10, The Outlaws, Chaney’s, and AK Nahas 9 Blackwood Pet Foods 5 Walnut Lanes and Affordable Appliance 0 High Game: Charles Henderson 248, Joey Ross 246, Kevin Harris 244 High Series: Tim ...

Indians will have to wait

SALINEVILLE— The Southern Local girls basketball team opened the season with a win Friday night. The Indians may have ended their season, too. “We had some seniors crying tonight, knowing their season may be in jeopardy,” Southern coach Mike Skrinjar said. Freshman Ashley Shroades ...

Buckel calls state title games

MASSILLON — You will hear a familiar voice at the OHSAA state championship football games this weekend. Dan Buckel, a 1969 graduate of Southern Local High School and former United girls basketball head coach, is the public address announcer at Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium. He ...

State title games move to Massillon

COLUMBUS — The Massillon Tigers will have another home football game — in tonight’s Division II state championship. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Thursday morning the six state championship football games are moving to Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium this ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Holtz tests positive for COVID College Football Hall of Fame coach Lou Holtz told a Columbia, South Carolina, TV station on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 83-year-old Holtz, a 1954 graduate of East Liverpool High School, is symptomatic and said he does not have a lot ...

Buckel gets in M Club

ALLIANCE — Area products Dan Buckel and Rick Mulinix are receiving honors from the Mount Union M Club. Dan Buckel, Mount Union Class of 1976, is the Hugh Jae Award recipient, which recognizes M Club members who have distinguished themselves in service to M Club or athletics at Mount ...

Golden Bears put trust in the line

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen has so many weapons on offense that it can be hard to keep up with their statistics. Hunter Patterson is one of the best players in West Virginia. Nick Chaney is the right man for the right job at quarterback. Paxton Shuman bulldozes over wimpy tacklers each ...

Citing curfew, OHSAA adjusts state schedule

COLUMBUS — Because of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s 10 p.m. statewide curfew order, the Ohio High School Athletic Association has adjusted the game times for the football state championship games this weekend at Fortress Obetz. The Friday and Saturday games will kick off at 1:15 p.m. and 6:15 ...

Oak Glen gets point across by blanking Pleasant

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Late in the fourth quarter during Saturday’s Class AA postseason contest, Oak Glen coaches, players and fans first heard that Hancock County turned gold on the West Virginia COVID map. A loud ovation soon followed. Another huge celebration occurred moments after ...

Playoffs end for some before they start

WHEELING, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Education’s color-coded map that determines whether or not athletic events can be held has spoken. And it didn’t go in favor of Ohio and Marshall Counties. Both of those counties — along with 14 others throughout the state — were ...