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SPORTS BRIEFING

Leetonia boys hoops camp LEETONIA—Leetonia will be holding a boys basketball camp for grades 4-8 from 10 a.m.-noon on Monday, June 24th and Tuesday, June 25 at Leetonia High School. Cost is $10. Checks are payable to Leetonia Schools. Campers will receive a T-shirt and basketball. Turn in ...

McComas era at Beaver Local

From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local wrestling team has a new head coach, but the Beavers expect the same kind of success. Jordan Williams decided to step down because he no longer had the time to devote to being the head coach and former Beaver Local All-Ohioan Johnny McComas ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Salem VB camp set SALEM — Registration is still available for the CenterPlex Summer Volleyball Camp, which runs June 17-19 for grades 1-8. To register or or more information, call the Salem Community Center at (330) 332-5885. Damascus VB camp DAMASCUS — Damascus Friends Church is ...

Potter standout picks Urbana

East Liverpool High School graduate Darshay Foster will continue her academic and cross country careers at Urbana University in the fall. She will study early childhood education there. Seated with Darshay are parents Shane and Michelle Foster. Standing (from left) are sister Shayla Foster, ...

Lake Erie produces big trophy haul

Students from several local school districts participated in the May 26 smallmouth bass fishing tournament hosted by the Student Fishing League on Lake Erie off Ashtabula. Finishing first in the high school division was Mark Emmerling from Beaver Local, who caught three smallmouth bass ...

Wellsville pair win big

Despite the high muddy river and thunderstorms, the Chester Newell Sportsman’s Club Ohio River Catfish Tournament on June 1 did produce some winners. Josh Keener of Wellsville (left) caught a 30-inch flathead to win while William Robb of Wellsville (right) was the lucky draw winner with a ...

EOAC champs prove to be state’s best

AKRON — When Nate Karaffa unleashed his fastball one final time, nothing went through his mind except finishing the job. It wasn’t his career, his individual accomplishments, how he and his teammates always dreamt of this moment or even how he’ll look in an Ohio State uniform next year. ...

Steelers change their ways

The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up OTA’s (Organized Team Activities) on Thursday. There was a marked difference between this year’s OTA’s and the OTA’s of the past couple of years. Missing were “I-I-I” and “Me-Me-Me”. They were replaced by “Us” and “We”. Steelers ...

United goes camping

United’s basketball programs recently completed their annual summer camp for youth players. Campers of the day for the first day were Garrett McIntosh, Kylie Stoffer and Drake Wilson. Campers of the day for the second day were Jase Medure, Luke Courtney and Jordan Kidder. The third day’s ...

Lisbon’s Oehlstrom put up big numbers

A pair of 20-game winning softball programs were recognized with three All-Ohio selections as made by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association. Lisbon’s Autumn Oehlstrom was named a Division IV first-teamer in leading her team to a 20-3 record and an Eastern Ohio Athletic ...