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COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH TRACK

36th Columbiana County Middle School Track and Field Meet at Crestview Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. East Liverpool (134), 2. Salem (97), 3. United (67), 4. Columbiana (57), 5. Beaver Local (49), 6. Southern (43), 7. Heartland Christian (23), 8. Wellsville (22), 9. Crestview ...

Bears batter Potters

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Oak Glen baseball team improved to 6-5 on the season with a 14-1 win over East Liverpool on Wednesday. The Golden Bears opened up a 6-0 lead until East Liverpool scored its only run on a Mason Ludwig RBI single in the fourth inning. Oak Glen scored two more runs int ...

Shades of gray rare among Kentucky Derby favorites

Chris Goodlett has walked around Churchill Downs many times since joining the Kentucky Derby Museum and heard admiring fans say to each other, “Oh, look at that beautiful gray horse.” Not many of those remarks have come while looking at the winner’s circle after the Derby. Essential ...

Cleveland in NFL spotlight

CLEVELAND — Return To Normalcy! That’s not exactly the slogan for the NFL draft being staged today through Saturday in Cleveland. It’s more at the top of the league’s wish list as it allows some prospects and fans to attend the festivities — yes, there are those going on by the ...

Pirates fall to MLB’s best team

PITTSBURGH — Jorge Soler had two doubles among his three hits and drove in three runs to lead Kansas City over the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-6 on Wednesday night and improve the Royals’ record to a major league-best 15-8. Soler’s doubles sparked three-run rallies in the first and sixth ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Culver leaves Mountaineers for NBA draft MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — All-Big 12 forward Derek Culver has decided to skip his senior season at West Virginia to enter the NBA draft. Culver — who was an All-Ohioan at Warren Harding High School — announced Monday night on Instagram that he ...

Potters deliver OVAC championship

GLEN DALE, W.Va. — The East Liverpool boys tennis team got in position on the first day of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference tournament and finished it off on Tuesday. The Potters got three singles victories to wrap up the OVAC Class 4A title at John Marshall High School. “All the way ...

Oak Glen might have path into OVAC baseball tournament

TORONTO — While many baseball teams still may be searching for their identity this season — especially those from West Virginia — Toronto head coach Brian Perkins already has an answer for his Red Knights. It may sound simple, but there is a reason why they are the defending Division IV ...

McKay guides Bears

WHEELING, W.Va. — Oak Glen’s Maddie McKay had everything working in the Class 4A semifinal against Union Local in the Tom Bechtel Softball Championship on Tuesday. McKay pitched a perfect game in the 10-0 romp. The win sends Oak Glen (11-0) to the championship game against Edison, which ...

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP

Columbiana 15, Wellsville 0 WELLSVILLE —Tori Long had 15 strikeouts in the circle and went 4-for-4 at the plate with two doubles, a two triples and five RBIs as Columbiana ripped Wellsville 15-0 on Tuesday. Columbiana is 12-3 and 7-1 in the league. Ava Davanzo had a double and triple ...