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Oak Glen takes OVAC Dual title

By KIM NORTH Special to the Review WELLSBURG, W.Va. — Being the underdog isn’t so bad. Just ask Oak Glen head wrestling coach Patrick McGillian. His Golden Bears entered Thursday night’s 7th annual OVAC Bill Hinegardner Class 3A/4A Dual Meet Championships as the No. 4 seed. They ...

Blue Devils roll over Tigers

WELLSVILLE—The Lisbon girls basketball team dispatched Wellsville 59-23 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Thursday. Lisbon is now 10-7 overall and 7-3 in the EOAC. Forward Maddie Liberati submitted a dominant effort for the Blue Devils, finishing with 33 points, 13 rebounds, ...

Golden Bears trip up Blue Dons

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Oak Glen coach Scott Wiley and his girls basketball squad have faced multiple challenges this week but responded with authority. On Monday, the Golden Bears had to defeat to Brooke just to make the upcoming OVAC tournament. On Wednesday, they had to overcome Madonna’s ...

Catching up with a Steeler Super Bowl veteran

No matter what the function or the setting, former Pittsburgh Steeler Larry Brown is content to stand back and watch, all the while acting in a very friendly, yet dignified manner. The former tight end-turned offensive tackle is content to let others seek the limelight. He is a man who is ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Oak Glen heads to state duals SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Oak Glen’s wrestling team will take part in the West Virginia Wrestling Coaches Association’s Dual Team State Wrestling Championships on Saturday at the Greenbrier Resort. Oak Glen will meet Herbert Hoover in the Class AA/A state ...

JUNIORHIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL Lisbon vs. Southern 7th Grade: Southern won 38-34 on Wednesday. Southern: Noah Chase 15; Lisbon: Alex Brown 17. 8th Grade: Lisbon won 46-27. Lisbon: Hunter Dailey 12; Southern: Exline 9. Beaver Local vs. Indian Creek 7th Grade: Indian Creek won 41-25 on Wednesday. ...

Potters control county rival

SALEM — Young Salem has made great strides with its boys’ basketball team this winter but the Quakers were tangling with a whole different challenge when the tall, talented and veteran East Liverpool Potters, winners of 11 of their previous 14 games, rolled into Cabas Gymnasium in the ...

Beavers, Bears qualify

BELLAIRE — The path to an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball championship is set. The basketball committee met Tuesday morning to finalize the standings and pairings for next week’s Wheeling Hospital OVAC Girls Basketball Championship. The tournament opens Monday with the ...

Taylor’s 21 leads Bears past Madonna

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Trailing by five points with a little over two minutes to go, Oak Glen head coach Jerry Everly called a timeout to rally his group. Everly, however, was not the one talking — two of his team leaders were. The result was a late surge to victory by the Golden ...

PREP ROUNDUP

Linsly 47, Beaver 36 CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s boys basketball team fell to Wheeling Linsly by a 47-36 count on Tuesday. Beaver Local fell to 11-7, while Linsly improved to 11-5. Beaver Local faces Martins Ferry at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Buckeye 8 tournament. Currently Martins ...