Local Sports

Potters surge to 8-0 mark

From Staff Reports BELOIT— East Liverpool’s tennis team remains perfect on the season with a 4-1 win over West Branch on Saturday. East Liverpool is now 8-0 and will compete in the OVAC tournament at West Liberty on Monday. West Branch is 4-5 and will travel to United on Monday. ...

Palestine sweeps pair against EOAC rival Lisbon

LISBON—The East Palestine softball team flexed its muscle with a doubleheader sweep over Lisbon Saturday. The Bulldogs took the first game 11-6, powered by five runs in the top of the seventh. Kenzee Johnston propelled the Bulldogs with four hits, including a double, and three RBIs. ...

Devils sweep Bulldogs

LISBON—It was a productive Saturday for the Lisbon baseball team as the Blue Devils swept a doubleheader from Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference foe East Palestine. The Blue Devils prevailed 5-1 in the first game behind a complete game from Cam Summers. Summers helped his cause at the ...

South Range reigns supreme at county meet

From Staff Reports AUSTINTOWN — South Range’s boys and girls track teams know their way to the top of the charts at the Mahoning County Track and Field Championships. The Raider boys claimed their 16th straight team title in the small division, while the girls won for the seventh ...

Now’s the time to think about fishing gear

With the weather ranging from sunshine, to a deluge of rain, and even snow April has not been my best start to the fishing season. Still, I did get a couple days of warm weather and I took advantage of the respite to fish off my dock. I used minnows for bait and, while the fish were not ...

BOWLING/GOLF RESULTS

BOWLING RESULTS High Nooners at Tri-State Lanes STANDINGS: Mike 36-20; Nancy 36-20; Edith 34.5-21.5; Michelle 34-22; Teena 33-23; Velma 27.5-28.5; Terrie 23-33 High Game/Series Men: Mike Price 206, 525; Bob Rizor 179, 486; Don Dickey 168, 462 High Game/Series Women: Michelle ...

Bruce made impact at all levels

COLUMBUS — Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program’s revered longtime leader after a fall from grace. Bruce embraced the task of following Woody Hayes, and went on to have his own Hall of Fame ...

Heartland has a spring in its step after first win

WELLSVILLE—Heartland Christian picked up its first win of the season over Wellsville 5-1 on Friday at Hammond Park. Zach Labon led the Lions with a double and a single with two RBIs. Aaron Gault added a double and a single with an RBI. Joey Donofrio chipped in a double. For ...

Salem teams up to take East Palestine Relays

EAST PALESTINE — The Salem track teams are making the most of their chances in this weather-plaqued season. The Salem boys and girls swept team titles at the 42nd annual East Palestine Relays on Friday. Salem’s boys won four events at Reid Stadium o top the 14-team event with 93 ...

Errors cost Beaver Local in loss to Edison

RICHMOND — Edison did plenty of damage on its own against Beaver Local, but the Wildcats also took advantage of several miscues by the Beavers en route to a mercy-rule victory. The Edison baseball team scored multiple runs in three innings before tallying the game-ending run in the fifth ...