Local Sports

Toronto has Leetonia in its sights

LEETONIA — The Toronto football team looks to continue its winning ways this week against Leetonia. The Red Knights and Bears are set to do battle at 7 p.m. Friday night at Leetonia. “”I’m happy with our offense,” Toronto (3-1) head coach Eric Meek said. “Our offense has come a ...

Crusader burns Rebs for five goals

STEUBENVILLE — Ryan Delelles tallied a career-high and possible school record five goals to lead the Big Red boys’ soccer team to a 5-3 victory over Crestview Thursday evening inside Harding Stadium. “I don’t know if we have had a player score five goals in a game before,” Big Red ...

Beavers know what’s at stake

CALCUTTA — It would be perfectly natural for members of the Beaver Local football team to still be dwelling on last season’s heartbreaking defeat at the hands of rival East Liverpool. Spend any time around the Beavers this week however, and you’ll barely hear it mentioned. “I ...

Beaver Local’s Carsyn Hoppel hits during Wednesday’s win over Columbiana at Valley Golf Club. (Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer)

Beaver Local slips past Columbiana

COLUMBIANA — The Beaver Local girls golf team slipped by Columbiana 176-182 Wednesday at Valley. Carsyn Hoppel led the Beavers with a 41, while Hayley Phillips and Bekah Kyler each posted 44s. Also for the Beavers, Reed McGeehan and McKenna Kyler each shot 47. Brooke Briggs had a ...

McDonald captures MVAC title

HUBBARD — A new league netted the same old results for the McDonald golf team. The Blue Devils won the inaugural Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference golf tournament at Pine Lakes Golf Club on Wednesday. It is the third straight league title for McDonald, which captured the Inter-Tri ...

Dogs, Eagles collide

WELLSVILLE — Aymeric Leroy had four goals and two assists and Josh Welch two goals and four assists as East Palestine overpowered Wellsville 11-1 in soccer action Wednesday. The Bulldogs improve to 7-3 overall and 5-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Brandon Turcola contributed two ...

Columbiana sweeps Sebring

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana swept Sebring, 25-13, 25-22, 25-15, Wednesday. The Clippers got a strong effort from Emily Gosselin, who finished with 21 digs, 16 assists, eight points and three aces. Morgan Highley added eight points, four aces, 18 digs and four kills. Also for Columbiana, Alexis ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL Crestview vs. Lisbon 7th Grade: Crestview won 25-17, 25-22 Wednesday. Crestview, Meredith Hart 8 points, Madi Cope 6; Lisbon, Kelsi 6. 8th Grade: Crestview won 25-15, 25-19, Crestview, Trinity Miller 7 points, Kendra Greaves 6. Wellsville at Southern 7th Grade: Wellsville ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Leetonia Kid’s Day LEETONIA — The Leetonia Sportsman’s Club will be holding its 42nd annual Kid’s Day on Saturday at the club’s grounds along East High Street. There will be shooting, archery and fishing events for all kids for ages 6 to 15. Trophies and prizes will be given. A ...

TENNIS

Marlington 4, West Branch 1 ALLIANCE — Marlington defeated West Branch 4-1, Thursday in girls tennis action. West Branch 12-5(3-5 NBC) travel to Lordstown on Monday FIRST SINGLES: Lettie Mitchell(M) def. Marina Egli, 6-2 6-1 SECOND SINGLES: Mary Mason(M) def. Lauren New, 4-6, 6-2, ...