Local Sports

Eagles take flight in EOAC

HANOVERTON—The last time a United football team laid claim to a conference championship, current head coach D.J. Ogilvie was just two seasons into his first head coaching job and most of the players on the current roster weren’t even born yet. Eighteen long years after United shared the ...

Devils spike Bulldogs

LISBON—The Lisbon volleyball team turned back East Palestine 32-30, 27-25, 25-19 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference volleyball action Tuesday. The Blue Devils are now 9-4 overall and 7-3 in the EOAC. The Bulldogs drop to 6-7, 4-5. Maddie Liberati led the Blue Devils with 17 kills and six ...

Beavers fall short of Buckeye 8 crown

ST. CLAIRSVILLE—St. Clairsville has always had a pretty good girls’ soccer program. However, as good as it has been, a Buckeye 8 championship trophy wasn’t on the resume. That all changed Tuesday night when the Red Devils (7-2) blanked visiting Beaver Local 1-0 on the pitch inside Red ...

Rebels looking good in AAC

COLUMBIANA—The Crestview boys soccer team maintained its hold atop the All-American Conference Blue Tier with a 4-0 win over Edgewood Tuesday. The Rebels are now 8-1 overall and are ranked 10th in Division III. Jacob Wickline, Matthew Jennings, Dale McGoogan and Cory Dewell all had one ...

HOF members threaten boycott of inductions

A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers led by Eric Dickerson is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues or else those former players will boycott the induction ceremonies. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and ...

Pidgeon takes medalist honors at first EBC tourney

From Staff Reports ALLIANCE — Marlington shot a 315 to win the first Eastern Buckeye Conference boys golf tournament on Tuesday at Sleepy Hollow. West Branch finished second with a 321. West Branch’s Nick Pidgeon finished as the tournament medalist with a 74. Also for the Warriors, ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL East Liverpool at Linsly 7th Grade: East Liverpool won 25-8, 25-8 on Wednesday. East Liverpool: Paityn Maze 13, Faith Grafton 10. 8th Grade: East Liverpool won 25-16, 25-17. East Liverpool: Erica Ward 15, Meghan Brereton 9. Beaver Local at Harrison 7th Grade: Beaver Local ...

COMPUTER RATINGS

OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Sept. 18 (Entering Week 5) Top eight schools from each region in the final report Oct. 29 will qualify for the playoffs Division III Region 9 - 1. Canfield (4-0) 8.875, 2. Millersburg West Holmes (4-0) 8.175, 3. Akron East (3-1) 8.1, 4. Medina ...

Southern climbs in state poll

From Staff Reports COLUMBUS — Out of five state-ranked football teams from the area, only Southern Local and Springfield Local emerged victorious in week four. The two 4-0 squads are the only area teams remaining in the second Associated Press high school football poll released ...

Blue Devils move to 8-4

From Staff Reports LISBON — Lisbon rallied past Jackson-Milton for a 25-18, 20-25, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13 win Monday. The Blue Devils improve to 8-4 on the season. Corinne Freeman totaled 17 kills, seven blocks and seven points and Maddie Liberati 12 kills, six blocks and 10 points to lead ...