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Eight Bears head to state

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Oak Glen qualified eight members of its wrestling team for the state tournament after action on Saturday at the Region 1, Class A-AA tournament. Kyler O’Connor was the lone regional champ for the Bears as he won his 195-pound class. The top four finishers in each class ...

Potters gain first victory

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s softball team has taken its lumps this season but the Potters had a reason for optimism on Friday. East Liverpool rallied for eight runs in the sixth to beat Southern 17-12. The Potters host Wellsville today. Further details were not reported. ...

Indians upend Rockets

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local dropped Conotton Valley 7-1 on Friday. Sam May had three hits and three RBIs for the Indians. Garrett Brewer had two hits and two RBIs. Bradly Sloan had two hits. Southern is 4-3 and hosts Malvern today. CV: 0-0-1-0-0-0-0—1-2-5 SL: ...

BOWLINGRESULTS

High Nooners League Men’s High Game: Mike Price 204-186-201, Bill Ambrose 192-192, John Yano 184-177. Women’s High Game: Velma Neville 162 Tracy Soles 166. Men’s High Series: Mike Price 591, Bill Ambrose 544.

Beavers keep trying

MINGO JUNCTION — The game started with a Beaver Local bomb, but Indian Creek rallied the troops and came away with the win. The Redskins fell behind early, but the Indian Creek softball team broke the game open in the third inning en route to an 12-4 victory against the Beavers Thursday ...

COVID ends Oak Glen boys, Brooke girls seasons

Just when it felt like high school sports in West Virginia would make it through a limited winter season, COVID-19 turned its ugly head and is affecting teams in the Northern Panhandle. Three teams currently are feeling the effects, with two uncertain about the future. First, the Brooke ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Oak Glen preps for regional FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Oak Glen’s wrestling team will be in action today and Saturday in Class A/AA regional wrestling action at the Fairmont Fieldhouse. The top four wrestlers in each of the 14 weight classes will qualify for the 74th annual state tournament ...

Potter tennis team shows improvement in loss to Dover

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s boys tennis team fell to Dover 4-1 on Thursday at Thompson Park. Cole Dailey pulled out a 6-4, 5-6, 6-6 (8-6) win in his first singles match to lead the Potters. Preston Dawson lost his second singles match 6-3, 7-5 Ayden Payne lost his third ...

Ramirez homers twice

CLEVELAND (AP) — When Jose Ramirez’s shot to deep right field narrowly missed being a home run, Shane Bieber knew what was coming next. A legit one. “Foul ball, homer, foul ball, homer,” the Cy Young Award winner said. “You know he’s on it and he’s going straighten it out. Sure ...

Toothman socks two for Potters

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s Devin Toothman socked two solo home runs — one in the third and one in the fifth — as the Potters secured a 6-3 win over Harrison Central on Wednesday in Buckeye 8 play. Paxton Grimes had a hit and two RBIs for the winners. Jake Smith earned the win ...