Local Sports

Cavaliers set preseason games

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers will begin preparation for the 2018-19 season with four preseason games, including one at Michigan State University. The slate of games will feature two home contests at Quicken Loans Arena on Sat., Oct. 6 versus the Boston Celtics and Mon., Oct. 8 ...

Clipper CC Series attracts more runners

COLUMBIANA —Another large turnout provided for some competitive racing on Wednesday during the Columbiana Clipper Cross Country Series 5K race at the Ward Athletic Complex. The race saw a total of 243 finishers which was a record. East Palestine’s Hope Figley was the female overall ...

Clippers triumph at Ridge Invite

From Staff Reports SALEM — Columbiana’s boys golf team came away with the Mineral Ridge Invitational title on Wednesday at Salem Hills. The Clippers posted a team total of 348, while McDonald was second with a 364. Mineral Ridge took third with a 381 followed by Waterloo (387), Lisbon ...

Area running stars come out during Salem night race

SALEM — Andy Morgan of Cortland keeps adding to his impressive running resume. Morgan, who was the state runner-up in leading the Maplewood boys to the 2005 Division III state cross country title, won the 25th annual Star Trax 5K Night Run on Saturday. He covered the 3.1-mile course that ...

High school football scrimmages

BEAVER LOCAL Saturday, Aug. 11, host Carrollton, 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at South Range, 6 p.m. CANFIELD Friday, Aug. 10, at Hubbard, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, host Lakeview, 7 p.m. COLUMBIANA Saturday, Aug. 11, host Indian Creek, 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Rootstown, 6 ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Meet the Blue Devils LISBON—The community is invited to meet the Lisbon fall athletes on Friday. The parade begins at 6 p.m. at the Columbiana County fairgrounds. In the event of rain, athletes will report directly to the high school gymnasium gymnasium. Clipper Cross Country ...

Steelers eager to evaluate young players

When the Pittsburgh Steelers square off with the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night in Philadelphia, it will be 207 days since the Steelers took the field versus someone other than their teammates. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The final score in this first preseason game doesn’t matter. What ...

PREP GOLF

Beavers take fifth PARIS—The Beaver Local girls golf team finished fifth out of 16 teams in the Tri-County Tournament at Pleasant View Golf Club Tuesday. The Beavers shot an 18-hole total of 375, led Hayley Phillips and McKenna Kyler with 87s. Leetonia 215, Southern 217 COLUMBIANA ...

Clippers take Tigers in opener

EAST LIVERPOOL — Columbiana opened the boys golf season with a 160-200 win over Wellsville on Monday at Cedar Hills. For Columbiana, Tyler Anderson had a 38, Seth Ross 39, Sean Whitehead 41 and Nate Whitehead 42. For Wellsville, Shawn Osborn had a 44, Luke Green 48, Jared Garner 49 and ...

OSU hires outside firm

COLUMBUS — Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks, the university said Sunday night. Ohio State said in a release that a ...