Local Sports

Clippers downed by Devils

LORDSTOWN — Senior captain Cadence Lickwar netted a hat trick in the first half to lead the Lordstown Red Devils over Columbiana, 4-1, in a girls soccer Division III sectional bracket final on Thursday. The cold temperature didn’t bother No. 1 seed Lordstown (14-1-2) as it advanced to the ...

Warriors punish Eagles

BELOIT — West Branch’s girls soccer team kept it rolling with a 4-0 win over Hubbard on Thursday in a Div. II sectional contest. West Branch is 15-0-2 and will host Poland in the district semifinal at 7 p.m. on Monday. Elizabeth Ostadali had two goals for the winners, while Addy Jones ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL NORTHEASTERN BUCKEYE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP West Branch vs. Marlington 8th Grade: Marlington won 8-25, 25-14, 25-9 Thursday. West Branch (15-5): Claire Brunner 10 points, 8 aces; Myla Lamp 7 points, 3 aces; Kiersten Skinner 4 kills, 1 block. BUCKEYE MOUNTAINEER CONFERENCE ...

Rebels running on all cylinders

COLUMBIANA — As the Crestview football team continues to pursue a Division V, Region 17 playoff berth, the Rebels owe a large part of their success to their reshuffled, multi-faceted backfield. Last Friday’s 42-22 comeback win over Kent Roosevelt nicely showcased the arsenal of weapons ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Fowler races to fourth title ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Walker Fowler of Rogers secured his fourth Grand National Cross Country Series ATV national championship by winning the 18th annual Powerline Park GNCC on Saturday. Fowler, a 2011 graduate of Columbiana High School, won the two-hour off-road ...

Beavers chain Bobcats

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team got off on the right foot with a 15-0 win over Cambridge in a Division II sectional contest on Wednesday at Beaver Local High School. Eleven different Beavers scored in the win. The Beavers (11-6) advance to meet St. Clairsville in the district ...

Heartland moves on in Columbiana

COLUMBIANA — Sixth-seeded Heartland Christian had no problems with 11th-seeded East Canton, winning 25-20, 25-22, 14-25, 25-20 in a Division IV sectional opener at Columbiana High School. Topping Heartland were Dara Arthurs with 13 kills, seven digs and four blocks; Makayla Osborn 11 kills, ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL Eastern Buckeye Conference 7th Grade Championship Marlington beat West Branch 25-16, 9-25, 25-14 Wednesday. West Branch (16-3), Mikalyn Fitts 10 kills and 2 blocks, Olivia Showalter 5 kills and 1 block, Blake Thomas 9 points and 3 aces, Tarra Hagan 8 points and 4 aces, Chloe ...

Beavers settle the score against Potters

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local and East Liverpool’s boys soccer teams met for a fourth time this season on Tuesday in a Division II sectional opener at Beaver Local High School. For both teams it was a memorable cap to this year’s rivalry which featured two ties and one overtime thriller ...

Columbiana defeats Lowellville

From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA—The eighth-seeded Columbiana volleyball team opened postseason play with a 16-25, 25-14, 25-16, 29-27 win over ninth-seeded Lowellville in a Div. IV sectional opener Tuesday at Columbiana High School. For the Clippers, Marissa Makosky had 18 points, six aces ...