Local Sports

Beavers rally past Devils

From Staff Reports LISBON — Fresh off its first OVAC title in school history, the Beaver Local girls basketball team kept it going with a 49-46 win over Lisbon on Monday. Jenna Riccardo led the Beavers (14-7) with 24 points. Lisbon (15-6) led by seven at the half. Izzy Perez led the ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Toronto still third in poll COLUMBUS — State-ranked Toronto had to work for its 18th win of the season. The Red Knights, who remain third in the Associated Press Division IV high school boys basketball poll, needed Trillion West’s three-pointer at the end of regulation to force overtime ...

BOYS POLL

COLUMBUS — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio High School boys basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1, Cin. Moeller (18) 19-0 203 2, Dublin ...

Indians roll over Beavers

From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — Southern Local bested Beaver Local 51-45 on Monday in boys basketball action. Cam Grodhaus had 14 points and four steals for the Indians. Brock Smalley added 10 points and four assists. Nick May had eight boards. Luke Chetock had 13 points, four rebounds ...

Beavers feel at home at St. John

COLUMBUS — The young but incredibly talented Beaver Local High School wrestling team and its large following of fans certainly made their presence known during the State Wrestling Duals held in historic St. John Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Beavers made history by becoming the first team ...

Area teams will be tested in sectionals

East Liverpool’s boys basketball team secured the fifth seed on Sunday for the Div. II East sectional-district tournaments. East Liverpool (15-4) will start tournaments by hosting Indian Creek at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26 in a sectional opener. The Potters beat Creek by seven and nine points ...

STATE DUAL RESULTS

OHSAA Team Tournament - Division II St. John Arena - Ohio State University Sunday Quarterfinal 1 Graham Local 62 - London 8 106 Nolan Gessler 9 (Graham Local) dec. Brady Fisher 9 (London) tf20-5 5 113 Trace Braun 10 (Graham Local) pin Grace Jones 10 (London) 0:23 6 120 Dawson ...

Crowning moment for Beaver Local

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Beaver Local went into the locker room staring up at a 11-point deficit during the Class 4A OVAC Girls Basketball Championship Game. There were absolutely no panic buttons hit. “We were a bit nervous,” Beaver Local head coach Stephanie Coie said. “We just had to ...

Salem seizes first EBC title

CARROLLTON—In the first year of the Eastern Buckeye Conference, the Salem girls basketball team wrapped up the outright league title with a commanding 74-33 victory over Carrollton Saturday. Salem is now 15-5 and wraps up EBC play at 10-2. The Quakers came into the day tied with Minerva, ...

Keep your eye on the groundhog population

Punxsutawney Phil has spoken and the little varmint predicted an early spring. I sure hope he’s right, but I don’t give much credence to groundhog weather forecasters. But then I don’t depend on forecasts by meteorologists either. Even the best weathermen and women sometimes get it ...