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SPORTSBRIEFING

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Mud bog on Sunday LISBON — The Tri County 4 Wheelers will host their first mud bog of the year at noon Sunday at the club grounds, 9327 Scroggs Road. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 65-and-over. It is free for children ages 12 and under and for active duty military. Cavs ...

Islanders seize Game 1 in OT

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Bailey scored on a rebound at 4:39 of overtime and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Wednesday night in the opener of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. Jordan Eberle had a goal and an assist, and Brock Nelson and Nick ...

Beavers earn first victory

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CALCUTTA — Beaver Local captured its first win of the season by topping East Liverpool 2-1 in nine innings on Wednesday in Buckeye 8 Athletic League play. Hunter Saltsman scored the winning run with two outs in the ninth after an error. Ryan Cunningham had two hits for the Beavers. ...

State tourney moves to Fri.-Sun. format

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COLUMBUS — Major changes are coming to the state individual wrestling and girls basketball tournaments. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced on Tuesday that the wrestling tournament will move to a Friday-Saturday-Sunday format starting in 2020. The tournament will run from ...

Blue Devils clipped at home

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LISBON—Through five innings on Tuesday, it looked like the Columbiana and Lisbon baseball teams were headed for a second straight nail-biting finish. Then the floodgates burst wide open for the Clippers. Fueled by a seven-run sixth inning, Columbiana was able to turn a two-run game into a ...

Indians carve out win at rival

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From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE — Riley Felton had a double and triple while Erin Boyle added a single and triple as Southern beat Wellsville 9-7 on Tuesday. Hunter Weekley had a single and two doubles for the Tigers, while Aleia Hawk had two doubles. W: 2-5-0-0-0-0-0—7-8-4 SL: ...

Thirtyacre’s bat comes through for Wellsville

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From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE—Justin Thirtyacre smashed a bases-clearing double in the bottom of the sixth to help lift the Wellsville baseball team to an 8-7 victory over Southern. Thirtyacre finished the game 2-for-3 as the Tigers improve to 4-5 overall and 3-3 in the Eastern Ohio ...

PREP TRACK

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At Beaver Local Tuesday BOYS RESULTS Oak Glen 118, University 103, East Liverpool 44, Beaver 34, Weirton Madonna 33 3200 RELAY: Oak Glen 8:45.6; 110 HURDLES: James Monte (B) 15.6; 100 DASH: Michael Billingslwy (EL) 11.6; 800 RELAY: Oak Glen 1:36.5; 1600 RUN: Cole Bowes (U) 4:55.6; 400 ...

PREP TENNIS

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BOYS Wednesday at Steubenville Oak Glen 7, Steubenville 0 FIRST SINGLES: Lucca Contin (OG) def. Isaac Krause, 8-5 SECOND SINGLES: Brogan Moran (OG) def. Mikah Krause, 8-5 THIRD SINGLES: Parker Provenzano (OG) def. Paul Baumgard, 8-3 FOURTH SINGLES: Zack Alley (OG) def. Gage Price, ...

Winning attitude for Potters

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EAST LIVERPOOL—Monday’s game between East Liverpool and Beaver Local matched two teams desperate for a victory. While the two rivals naturally want to beat each other every time they step on the field, they were also each trying to break into the win column for the first time this ...