Local Sports

Clippers induct six into Athletic Hall of Fame

COLUMBIANA—The twenty third annual Columbiana High School Athletic Hall of Fame was held Saturday, January 12, 2019. Six individuals were inducted. Rick Clark (Class of 1987) Rick won seven varsity letters; three in football and baseball, and one in wrestling. In football, Rick was All ...

Clippers survive Jackson-Milton

NORTH JACKSON—Columbiana rallied in the second half to knock off coach Dave Crismon’s old team as the Clippers edged Jackson-Milton 39-35 in girls basketball action Monday. The Clippers are now 13-3 overall. The Bluejays fall to 7-8. Columbiana trailed 19-12 at halftime before moving in ...

BOYS BASKETBALL POLL

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses, won-loss record, and total points: DIVISION I 1. Cin. Moeller (21) 13-0 210 2. Hilliard Bradley 14-0 165 3. Dublin Coffman 15-0 142 4. Sylvania Northview 14-0 115 5. Akr. ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Military Appreciation Night SALINEVILLE—There will be a Military Appreciation Night at tonight’s Southern Local home boys basketball game against United. Admission will be free for past and present service members. Military members will also be honored before the game. Raiders take ...

OVAC gets a fresh champ in Beaver

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

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

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 

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

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

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 ...