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Eagles tame Tigers

HANOVERTON—A dominant pitching performance from United’s Annie Paterson helped the Eagles to an 8-0 victory over Wellsville to stay perfect in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play on Monday. “We really pulled it together today,” Paterson said. “My team had a great offensive ...

Creek comes back on Oak Glen

WINTERSVILLE — Indian Creek saw its lead slip away in the top of the seventh inning against Oak Glen, but Ally Bevilacqua made sure the win did not get away in bottom half. With one out and the bases loaded, she crushed a walk-off grand slam over the left field wall to lift the Redskins to ...

Potters in good shape after strong doubles play

From Staff Reports WEST LIBERTY, W. Va—East Liverpool boys tennis team competed in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference doubles competition on Monday at West Liberty University. The Potters finished the day tied with Cambridge for first place in Class 4A with six points. Oak Glen’s ...

Potters stay perfect

BELOIT— East Liverpool’s tennis team remains perfect on the season with a 4-1 win over West Branch on Saturday. East Liverpool is now 8-0 and will compete in the OVAC tournament at West Liberty on Monday. West Branch is 4-5 and will travel to United on Monday. FIRST SINGLES: Chris ...

East Liverpool earns sweep

EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool took a pair from United and Indian Creek on Saturday. Cory Weyand’s 3 RBIs for East Liverpool led the Potters to a 6-4 win over United in the first game. Logan Torma had nine strikeouts on the mound for the Potters. Kamren Klakos had a double and ...

Rough day for Blue Devils

LISBON—The East Palestine softball team flexed its muscle with a doubleheader sweep over Lisbon Saturday. The Bulldogs took the first game 11-6, powered by five runs in the top of the seventh. Kenzee Johnston propelled the Bulldogs with four hits, including a double, and three RBIs. ...

Ohio coaching icon Earle Bruce dies

COLUMBUS—Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program’s revered longtime leader after a fall from grace. Bruce embraced the task of following Woody Hayes, and went on to have his own Hall of Fame career. ...

Beavers compete in E.P. Relays

EAST PALESTINE — The Salem track teams are making the most of their chances in this weather-plaqued season. The Salem boys and girls swept team titles at the 42nd annual East Palestine Relays on Friday. Salem’s boys won four events at Reid Stadium o top the 14-team event with 93 points. ...

Wellsville downed by Heartland

WELLSVILLE—Heartland Christian picked up its first win of the season over Wellsville 5-1 on Friday at Hammond Park. Zach Labon led the Lions with a double and a single with two RBIs. Aaron Gault added a double and a single with an RBI. Joey Donofrio chipped in a double. For Wellsville, ...

Wildcats take down Beavers

RICHMOND — Edison did plenty of damage on its own against Beaver Local, but the Wildcats also took advantage of several miscues by the Beavers en route to a mercy-rule victory. The Edison baseball team scored multiple runs in three innings before tallying the game-ending run in the fifth as ...