Local Sports

SPORTS BRIEFING

United seeks softball coach HANOVERTON — United High School has an opening for girls varsity softball head coach. If interested, contact athletic director D.J. Ogilvie. Beaver Local golf outing CALCUTTA—The Beaver Local Class of 2020 will hold a golf outing Sunday at Turkana. The event ...

Beaver Local raises runner-up trophy

From Staff Reports POLAND — The Beaver Local girls golf team was the Division II runner-up at the third annual Christine Terlesky Lake Club Inviational on Sunday. Youngstown Mooney won the Division II title with 359 strokes, followed by Beaver Local with 379. Columbiana was fourth with ...

Wisser guides Bulldogs

From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE—Behind four goals and one assist from Parker Wisser the East Palestine soccer team overpowered Leetonia 8-4 Monday. The Bulldogs improve to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Also for East Palestine, Josh Welch had two goals ...

STATE POLL

COLUMBUS (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the second weekly Associated Press poll of 2018 by OHSAA divisions with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1. Cincinnati Colerain ...

JUNIOR HIGH

East Palestine at Lisbon 7th Grade: Lisbon won 25-16, 25-11 Monday. 8th Grade: East Palestine won 25-17, 25-20. Next: Lisbon hosts Columbiana Wednesday. Southern at Columbiana 7th Grade: Southern won 25-15, 25-17 Monday. Southern, Esther Forbes 9 points, Alexis Enginger 6. 8th Grade: ...

Steelers still out of sorts

PITTSBURGH — Forget the communication issues in the secondary. The lack of a consistent pass rush. The inability to get off the field. Forget the eye-popping statistics the Pittsburgh Steelers gave up in a 42-37 loss to Kansas City on Sunday that left the two-time defending AFC North ...

Meyer’s back in charge at Ohio St.

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — No more acting for Ryan Day after more than a passing performance. Urban Meyer is back full time as Ohio State’s coach. Day can return his complete attention to being offensive coordinator and position coach for young quarterback ...

Potters down Rebels

EAST LIVERPOOL—After a bit of a slow start, the East Liverpool volleyball team roared back and defeated state-ranked Crestview 20-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-20. The Potters run their record to 9-1 overall, while the Rebels—who are ranked 12th in Division III —drop their first match of the ...

Quakers shine at Spartan

BOARDMAN — Junior Hunter Christopher and the Salem boys cross country team are on the move. The Quakers finished third out of 48 teams in the Division II race at the 33rd annual Spartan Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. Christopher led the way by placing second individually out of ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Suburban at Canfield CANFIELD — The Suburban League Cross Country Championship with 42 schools from Columbiana, Mahoning, Trumbull, Ashtabula and Geauga counties will be held Wenesday at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Action begins at 4:45 p.m. with the high school boys, followed by the ...