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OVAC gets a fresh champ in Beaver

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Beaver Local reigned supreme with the help of its youngest team members on Saturday at the 66th Ron Mauck Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Wrestling Championships at WesBanco Arena. Riding a wave of a school-record four individual titlists — including three freshmen — ...

OVAC WRESTLING RESULTS

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66th OVAC Ron Mauck Wrestling Championships WesBanco Arena TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Beaver Local 303, 2. Parkersburg South 243, 3. Steubenville 214.5, 4. Wheeling Park 171, 5. John Marshall 154.5, 6. St. Clairsville 120, 7. Oak Glen 111, 8. University 109.5, 9. East Liverpool 87.5, 10. ...

Beavers take fourth at swim meet

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From Staff Reports WELLSBURG, W.Va. — Beaver Local’s boys and girls swimming teams finished fourth in the small school division on Saturday at the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Swimming Championships at Brooke High School. Hannah Myers led the Beaver girls with a fourth-place showing ...

Beavers make mark on OVAC 

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Editor’s note: Due to early publication times Saturday because of the snow storm, the championship round of the OVAC Wrestling Tournament was not complete in time for this edition. A wrapup and results of Saturday’s finals will be included in Monday’s edition. WHEELING, W.Va. — Beaver ...

Steelers carry some of the blame

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In the continuing Pittsburgh Steelers soap opera entitled “As The Steelers Turn”, there are certainly enough story lines and plenty of blame to go around. While it is very easy to blame Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown for his actions, and his actions certainly do deserve blame, the ...

Winter can be a blast, but also a pest

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I looked out the window a couple weeks ago and saw a young angler walking along the lake shore. I knew he was an angler because he was carrying a fishing rod and tackle box. The weather was a bit warmer that day, but winter was just beginning and the worst might be yet to come. Old Man ...

AREA BOWLING RESULTS

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Tuesday Perennial League at Tri-State Lanes STANDINGS: Emanuels 5-3, Elks 258 4-4, Home Depot 4-4, Tea Cups 4-4, Paisley Pins 4-4, Barb’s Buddies 3-5. HIGH GAMES & SERIES: Elaine Tatgenhorst 201/577, Shelley Woodyard 198/522, Deb Beagle 183/516. HIGH GAMES: Dianna Landess 181, ...

Roach hits 1,000th

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EAST LIVERPOOL—Growing up, East Liverpool senior Gabe Roach served as a ballboy for the varsity boys basketball team, hoping to one day leave his mark on the floor at Potter Fieldhouse. Several years later, he’s secured a permanent spot in the school’s record book. In Friday’s ...

Columbiana notches 6th straight league title

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LISBON — Need an example of great tradition? Just ask the Columbiana High School girls basketball team. The Clippers captured a share of their sixth straight league title with a 60-45 Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference triumph over rival Lisbon during a girl-boy doubleheader Friday night at ...

Indians catch Tigers

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From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE — Sophomore Brock Smalley scored a game-high 23 points as Southern Local beat Wellsville for the first time since 2016 with a 67-63 victory Friday. The Indians trailed from a 45-42 at the end of the third quarter by hitting 6-of-10 free throws in the final ...