Local Sports

Potters open with win

From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool topped Oak Glen, 2-1, in boys soccer action Thursday. East Liverpool scored early on a goal by Izaiah Browning and then on a penalty kick by Ayden Payne. Gage Bailey had Oak Glen’s goal with an assist from Lucas Harris. This came at ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL Columbiana at Southern Local 7th Grade: Southern won 25-13, 25-7 Thursday. 8th Grade: Columbiana won 20-25, 25-14, 27-25. Southern, Abby Hamilton 13 points, Kya McCulley 8. Next: Southern hosts Wellsville Monday. Wellsville vs. Leetonia 7th Grade: Wellsville won 25-15, ...

Football season is finally here

High school football season kicks off tonight with high expectations. Columbiana hosts Western Reserve in the traditional Thursday night opener, while there is another game in Columbiana County this year as Beaver Local travels to Wellsville. “I’m excited for it,” Wellsville senior ...

Potters edge Eagles

EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool girls tennis team edged United 3-2 Wednesday at Thompson Park. The Potters are now 2-1 overall and host West Branch today. FIRST SINGLES: Morgan Hovorka (U) def. Chloe Stewart, 7-5, 6-3. SECOND SINGLES: McKenzie Harman (EL) def. Emily McKarns, 6-1, ...

Tigers, Indians post victories

From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE — Everyone got into the act as Wellsville swept Leetonia, 25-10, 25-13, 25-5, Wednesday. The Tigers are 2-0 and will host Crestview at 11 a.m. Saturday. Contributing to the winning effort were Regan Pierson 16 assists and three kills, Greta Cartwright with 16 ...

SOCCER

East Palestine 2, Wellsville 1 WELLSVILLE—The East Palestine soccer team delivered coach Rob Patterson his 100th career victory with a 2-1 win over Wellsville Wednesday. The Bulldogs improve to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Josh Welch landed a goal on a ...

Meyer suspended three games

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Urban Meyer was suspended by Ohio State on Wednesday for the first three games of the season for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport’s most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after that coach’s wife ...

Gist part of ‘Terror’ card

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The much-anticipated debut of Superior Sports Promotions’ “Terror in the Hills” is only three days away as a trio of championship bouts headline the 12-fight card inside downtown Wheeling’s WesBanco Arena Saturday night. Doors open at 6, with professional boxing, ...

One more season with eight

The Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference drew good reviews after its first season. Now the league is heading into its second campaign. “I felt like we were more evened out division wise,” Lisbon senior quarterback Logan Bell said. “You used to have these other schools that were a lot ...

Beavers blast Harrison Central

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local bashed Harrison Central 25-17, 25-13, 25-8 on Tuesday. For the Beavers, Morgan Bouscher had seven kills and four digs. Hannah Call added nine digs and 15 points. Karlee Furman had seven aces, three kills, three digs and 17 points. Addison Guildoo had four kills and ...