Local Sports

Beavers, Potters play to draw

EAST LIVERPOOL —Beaver Local and East Liverpool’s boys soccer teams met three times so far this season and settled nothing in regulation in those three matches. In the regular season finale on Saturday the Potters and Beavers played to a 0-0 draw at Patterson Field. The Potters and ...

Clippers look ahead after beating Devils

COLUMBIANA — Following a very difficult start to the 2018 football season, the Clippers are now rolling in their quest to capture a league title. Friday night at Firestone Park, the Clippers pounded the Lisbon Blue Devils 41-0 to improve to 5-3 on the season, 5-0 in the league. The Devils ...

Southern looks ready with EOAC title on the line

SALINEVILLE — When Friday’s contest between Southern Local and Wellsville kicked off it looked like the Indians were going to run away with the victory. But, Wellsville refused to back down and forced the Indians to fight their way to the 44-29 win. Southern improves to 7-1 overall and ...

Potters focus on fifth win

EAST LIVERPOOL—With a crucial game looming on the horizon, the East Liverpool Potters took great lengths not to let their attention stray from winless Buckeye Local this week. “I learned a lot from Larry Kehres when I played at Mount Union and he taught me how crank up practices to keep ...

Quakers roll to first EBC win

MINERVA — It’s down to the stretch run for the Salem Quakers in their quest to nail a down a possible playoff berth in the final weeks of the regular season. The Quakers checked off one late-season triumph Friday night, rolling to a 42-14 Eastern Buckeye Conference win at Minerva. With ...

West Branch stumbles on the road

MILLERSBURG — West Branch’s road trip to West Holmes didn’t end up being a pleasurable experience on Friday. The Knights sent the Warriors packing with a 30-8 victory. Jesse Rastetter scored West Branch’s lone touchdown in the fourth quarter. Cale Ogi rushed for 203 yards and ...

East Palestine holds off Toronto, 35-30

TORONTO — Toronto’s last-second desperation pass went unanswered. East Palestine’s Dominic Posey intercepted Nate Karaffa’s heave at the goal line, enabling the Bulldogs to a thrilling 35-30 victory against the Red Knights Friday night at Clarke Hinkle Field to spoil Toronto’s ...

Crestview is a tough matchup

COLUMBIANA—The Crestview football team kept pushing towards the playoffs by roaring past Kent Roosevelt in the fourth quarter for a 42-22 victory Friday. The Rebels are now 5-2 overall. The Div. II Rough Riders fall to 2-6. Crestview was trailing 22-20 before ripping off 22 unanswered ...

Creek tops Beavers for Buckeye 8

From Staff Reports CALCUTTA —Indian Creek won at least a share of the Buckeye 8 Athletic League North Division title with a 35-0 win over Beaver Local on Friday night. Indian Creek is 6-2 and 3-0 in the Buckeye 8 North Division. Beaver Local falls to 3-5, 1-3. Indian Creek got on the ...

United runs by Leetonia

From Staff Reports LEETONIA — United scored on two of its first six plays and the Eagles’ defense recorded a shutout in a 34-0 win over Leetonia on Friday. The Eagles have won three straight to improve to 6-2 overall and 4-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, one game behind ...