Local Sports

Brooks is best

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard, and he knew exactly what they meant. They got louder for each birdie by Tiger Woods that moved him closer to the lead Sunday in the PGA Championship, and Koepka could hear a ripple effect of noise. First, real ...

Five individuals, one team set for induction

SALEM — Five individual athletes, along with the entire 1984-85 boys basketball team, comprise the Salem High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The individuals are Martha Willaman (Class of 1925), basketball; Tom Fisher (Class of 1970), football and basketball; Tim Cope (Class of ...

Getting ready for deer season

Every fall my good friend, Lowell, tells me it’s time to put away the fishing rods and get out the guns. That might be good advice, but it’s hard to think about hunting season when the temperature hovers around the 90-degree mark. When I think about hunting, I think about frosty mornings ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Beaver Local netters win CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s girls tennis team opened the season with a 3-2 win over Claymont 3-2 on Saturday Beaver Local will play at Salem on Thursday. FIRST SINGLES: Katherine Host (C) def. MaryQuinn Cook 6-4, 6-0. SECOND SINGLES: Marissa Anderegg (C) ...

GOLF RESULTS

Brittain Motors League at East Palestine Country Club TEAM WINNERS (4 man, 2 ball): Mike Henderson, Jerry Conner, Bob Burns, Sam Colundrella SKILL WINNERS: Clarke Wolfe (No. 1), Sam Colundrella (No. 4), Terry Lipp (No. 5 and 9) SKINS: Clark Wolfe (No. 1), Bob Burns (No. 3), Sam Colundrella ...

Maryland puts Durkin on leave

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland placed head coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave Saturday while the school scrutinizes allegations of poor behavior by the football staff, apparent misdeeds that came to light following the death of a player. In an open letter, athletic director Damon Evans ...

Hot Stove state champs celebrate 50 years

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Salem WSOM-Lease Drug Class D Hot Stove state championship. That team was the first Salem Hot Stove team to win a state championship. Members of the 1968 Salem WSOM-Lease Drug team were (front, from left) Ron Whitehill, Joe Wilson, Val Altomare, John ...

Blue Devils sink Bulldogs

NEGLEY — Lisbon’s golf team was on target with a 182-226 win over East Palestine on Friday at the East Palestine Country Club. For Lisbon, Austin Craig shot a 42, Blayne Brownfield 45, Jeremy Bricker 49 and Josh Entrikin 52. For East Palestine, Ricky Bell had a 50, Payton Sherry 53, ...

Beavers gain win over Bears

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s boys golf team moved to 2-0 with a 153-187 victory over Oak Glen on Thursday at Beaver Meadows. For the Beavers, Luke Eyster had a 36, Grant Hall 37, T.J. Wilson 40 and Sky Pappas 40. For the Golden Bears, Josh Cline had a 43, Jacob Gittings 47, Caleb Cline 48 ...

Attendance rises

COLUMBUS — The Ohio high school baseball and softball state tournaments — which included Division III state baseball champion South Range and Division II state softball runner-up West Branch — both saw attendance increase this spring. The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board ...