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Big Red scrambles to fill spot

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STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville coach Reno Saccoccia is pretty busy these days preparing his Big Red football team for the 2019 season. With the opener two weeks away, Saccoccia has to divert some of his attention to figuring out how to fill an unexpected Week 8 vacancy. It was announced this ...

Beavers, Potters to kick things off Friday

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East Liverpool’s soccer teams will host Beaver Local in a boy-girl doubleheader on Friday at Patterson Field. The Potter and Beaver girls will kick things off at 5:30 p.m. with the boys game to follow under the lights at 7:30 p.m. The game is part of the Ohio High School Athletic ...

Beavers finish seventh

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BROOKFIELD—The Beaver Local boys golf team finished seventh out of 20 teams Wednesday at the 17th annual Brookfield Invitational at Yankee Run Golf Course. The Beavers were led by Luke Eyster, who shot an 80 to finish in a tie for eighth out of 120 players. Beaver Local finished with a team ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Beavers down Salem CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s girls tennis team secured a 3-2 win over Salem on Wednesday. FIRST SINGLES: Elena Economous (S) def. Kierra Knight 7-5, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Samantha Voorhees (BL) def. Emma Griffith 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) THIRD SINGLES: Baylee Smith (BL) ...

Steelers recall Drake

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LATROBE, Pa. — Gray, rainy skies and a subdued, sparse fan turnout made for a fitting setting Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice for the first time since the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. Drake, a longtime NFL and college assistant, was found dead ...

PREP GOLF

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Buckeye 189, Oak Glen 222 NEW CUMBERLAND — Buckeye Local beat Oak Glen’s golf team 189-222 on Monday at Woodview. For the Golden Bears, Jacob Gittings had a 45, Caleb Cline 54, Seanessy Adkins 61 and Brady Chaney 62. Brian Blaseki had a 37 to lead Buckeye.

AREA FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGE SCHEDULE

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BEAVER LOCAL Friday, Aug. 16, at Carrollton, 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at South Range, 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Saturday, Aug. 17, host Indian Creek, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, host Western Reserve, 7 p.m. CRESTVIEW Friday, Aug. 16, at Lisbon, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, host East ...

East Liverpool’s Reed captures 5K race in Columbiana

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COLUMBIANA — A total of 219 runners braved the 5K high school course on Wednesday at the second Clipper Cross Country Series race at Ward Athletic Complex. East Liverpool’s Erik Reed was the top male finisher in 17:01 and Malvern’s Laura Rogers was the top female finisher in 20:00. ...

Central slows up Potters

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Luca Connor carded a 37 to lead Steubenville Central to a 171-180 win over East Liverpool on Monday at East Liverpool Country Club. For the Potters (3-2), Nate Kelly had a 39, Cameron Beverly 45, Paxton Grimes 48 and Brennan O’Hara 48. East Liverpool will play Weirton ...

Back-ups give team a good foundation

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For years, program sellers have bellowed, “You can’t tell the players without a program.” That old adage was certainly true Friday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Heinz field. The Steelers won 30-28, but the score was truly unimportant. What was ...