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SPORTSBRIEFING

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No game for Bears, Riders NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — The Weir at Oak Glen boys basketball game scheduled for Tuesday was postponed due to a COVID issue on the Weir team. It will be made up on April 15. Oak Glen to play North Marion Oak Glen’s girls basketball team will travel to ...

Potters gang up on Quakers

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EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s boys tennis team downed Salem 3-2 on Monday. East Liverpool is 3-2 and host Dover Thursday. Salem is at Canton South today. FIRST SINGLES: Cole Dailey (E) def. Tyler Parker, 6-0, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Preston Dawson (E) def. Grant Menough, 6-1, ...

Enochs paces Bears

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WELLSBURG, W.Va. — Oak Glen’s girls basketball team got back on track with a 47-40 win over Brooke on Monday. Reece Enochs paced the winners (7-8) with 18 points. Maddie McKay dropped in 11. Oak Glen trailed 22-16 at the half and outscored the Bruins by nine in the third quarter to take ...

Indians ride pitching, slugging to second win

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SALINEVILLE — Garrett Brewer had two hits to pace Southern to a 10-0 win over Leetonia in five innings on Tuesday. Conner Lewis and Sam May had doubles for the Indians, 2-3. Southern will be at Leetonia today. Mason Mellinger had two hits for the Bears. LE: 0-0-0-0-0—0-3-3 SL: ...

ALL-OHIO DIV. III & IV BOYS BASKETBALL

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COLUMBUS – The Division III boys basketball All-Ohio team was announced Monday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. The Division I and II All-Ohio teams will be announced Tuesday, followed by the Ohio Mr. Basketball Award on Wednesday. The OPSWA was created in 1972 to support, ...

Gonzaga’s last hurdle

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INDIANAPOLIS — Now comes the hard part for Gonzaga. Less than 16 hours after walking off the floor with one of the most scintillating wins in the game’s history, the barely-still-undefeated Bulldogs returned to the practice court Sunday to get ready for the national championship game. ...

Plump still a big hit in Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS — One big shot turned Bobby Plump into an instant celebrity. More than 50 years later, he’s every bit as popular. Heck, he might be more popular. At age 84, the affable, silver-haired Plump remains one of the state’s top basketball ambassadors and nothing, not a pandemic ...

Davies tops Bucs in debut

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CHICAGO — Zach Davies worked quickly. He moved the ball around the plate. He made a couple of big pitches at key moments. It was a familiar scene for the Chicago Cubs. Only Davies was wearing their uniform this time. Davies pitched into the sixth inning in his Cubs debut, leading his new ...

Tribe overcomes Baddoo’s start

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DETROIT — Jordan Luplow hit a two-run homer to cap a four-run seventh inning, and the Cleveland Indians overcame a home run by Akil Baddoo on the first pitch of his first major league at-bat to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on Sunday. Cleveland avoided a season-opening sweep in Detroit after ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Oak Glen falls at Magnolia NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. — The Oak Glen girls basketball team dropped a 53-48 decision to Magnolia on Saturday. The Golden Bears fall to 6-8 and will play at Brooke tonight. Stanford’s journey ends with title SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tara VanDerveer hugged each ...