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No slowing Oak Glen

EAST LIVERPOOL—Oak Glen used its high-powered offense to flatten the first four opponents on its schedule. Friday’s win at East Liverpool, however, was all about the Golden Bears’ toughness. After being bottled up for the first three quarters, Oak Glen broke loose for three fourth ...

Southern Local pushes past Crestview

NEW WATERFORD — Coming off a big league win last week at Columbiana Indians coach Rich Wright was justifiably concerned of a letdown. The Indians were finally able to pull away in the fourth quarter to knocked off the Crestview Rebels 41-24. “We knew it was a trap game,” Wright said. ...

Tigers control Devils

LISBON — Wellsville had the offense and defense in sync in a 31-7 victory over Lisbon on Friday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action. Wellsville (4-1, 2-0) outgained the Devils (1-4, 0-2) 348-90. The Tiger defense limited Lisbon to four first downs. Wellsville rushed for 256 yards ...

Potters edge Beavers in a classic

From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool and Beaver Local’s boys soccer teams are used to not deciding anything in regulation. In Thursday’s OVAC Class 4A semifinal at Patterson Field, the two teams added a new wrinkle. After a 3-3 tie at the end of regulation and ...

Golden Bears book another trip to OVAC final

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — For the fourth time in five years, the Oak Glen girls soccer team will play for an OVAC title thanks to a 4-0 victory over Beaver Local Thursday evening at home. The No. 3 seed Beavers kept the No. 2 seed Golden Bears (10-1-2) chances to a minimum for much of the ...

Tigers clinch share

From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE—The Wellsville volleyball team wrapped up a share of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference title by sweeping Columbiana 26-24, 25-17, 25-12 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Thursday. The Tigers move to 12-3 overall and 10-0 in the EOAC. For ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL East Liverpool at Indian Creek 7th Grade: East Liverpool won 25-18, 25-9 on Thursday. East Liverpool (11-0): Ayla Brown 10 points; Kenzie Headley 8. 8th Grade: East Liverpool won 25-9, 25-20. East Liverpool (11-0): Kyia White 11 points; Faith Grafton 11. Next: East Liverpool ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

Wellsville at Lisbon, 7 p.m. Friday Wellsville (3-1, 1-0) withheld Leetonia’s power ground game last week to rebound from a previous loss to Malvern. Lisbon (1-3, 1-0) is on the board with a win after handing a reeling East Palestine team a 26-7 loss last week. Southern at ...

Browning takes sixth at Suburban League Championships

CANFIELD — East Liverpool senior Izaiha Browning and East Palestine senior Cole Rutledge topped area runners at the Suburban League Cross Country Championship on Wednesday. Browning finished sixth and Rutledge seventh out of 301 high school boys runners at the Canfield ...

JUNIORHIGH

VOLLEYBALL Columbiana at Wellsville 7th Grade: Columbiana won 25-18, 25-10 Wednesday. Columbiana (16-0): Ellie Jackson 8, Averi Marshall 5. 8th Grade: Wellsville won 25-11, 25-22. Columbiana: Olivia Lewis 8, Camryn Gotthardt 3. Southern at United 7th Grade: Southern won 25-20, 26-24 ...