Local Sports

Bears are golden in state bid

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — The end result was not what the Oak Glen volleyball team wanted, but the ultimate goal is still a possibility. Philip Barbour played with a great amount of urgency and intensity Saturday, and it paid off in a major way, as the Colts claimed the West Virginia Class AA ...

Oak Glen makes a run at seventh state title

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — The road ahead may be hard, but the Oak Glen volleyball team is still on the journey. The Golden Bears have once again advanced to the West Virginia state tournament beginning Friday at the Charleston Civic Center. Oak Glen swept Frankfort in the West Virginia ...

Home on the shooting range

When the sun rose last Tuesday I looked outside and blinked. It wasn’t raining. Could I be dreaming? It seems like it has been raining forever so I pinched myself to be sure I was awake. Ouch! I was definitely awake and this dry day would finally let me go to the range and do some ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

All-Buckeye 8 volleyball North Chelsea Connor, Indian Creek; Autumn Miller, Indian Creek; Karissa Speedy, Edison; Madison Smith, Beaver Local; Karlee Furman, Beaver Local; Skye Stokes, East Liverpool; Terran Stacey, East Liverpool; Emma Ludwig, East Liverpool; Mary Dagan, Buckeye ...

PLAYOFF SCORES

Saturday’s Regional Quarterfinals DIVISION IV Bellville Clear Fork 20, Bryan 6 Bloom-Carroll 38, Chillicothe Unioto 7 Cin. Indian Hill 63, Waverly 28 Cin. Wyoming 48, Spring. NW 7 Clarksville Clinton-Massie 46, Spring. Shawnee 0 Girard 34, Youngs. East 30 Gnadenhutten Indian ...

Southern Local aims to be like Norwayne

CRESTON — People are going to look at the final score of Friday’s Southern-Norwayne first round playoff game and think the matchup was a run-of-the-mill blowout. But for the first half, that was far from the case. The Indians controlled a good portion of the first half and went into the ...

PREP FOOTBALL

Friday’s Regional Quarterfinals DIVISION I Can. McKinley 28, Solon 15 Cin. Colerain 35, Cin. St. Xavier 9 Cin. Elder 35, Cin. Moeller 0 Clayton Northmont 42, Hilliard Darby 20 Dublin Coffman 27, Westerville Cent. 10 Euclid 35, Austintown Fitch 0 Hilliard Davidson 28, Huber ...

Oak Glen battles to the finish at state semifinals

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Oak Glen coach Ryan Wells knew what his team was getting into. An experienced Charleston Catholic squad stood in the way of the Golden Bears reaching the state title game. The Irish controlled play from the beginning, keeping the Oak Glen offense in check and earning a 3-2 ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Crestview plays today GATES MILLS — The Crestview football team will travel to 12th-ranked Gates Mills Gilmour Academy at 1:30 p.m. today for a Division V first-round playoff game. Tickets are $9. Wellsville in regional final UNIONTOWN — The Wellsville volleyball team will be seeking its ...

EBC ALL-STARS

EASTERN BUCKEYE CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL League Champion — Salem and Marlington Player of the Year — Echo Mayer-Kutz, Salem Coach of the Year — Stephanie Tortola, Marlington FIRST TEAM Mac Tubaugh (Carrollton, Sr.); Sadie Green (Carrollton, Sr.); Kirsten Bogunovich (Marlington, ...