Local Sports

Beaver defense solid

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local broke its losing streak with a muddy 33-8 victory over Buckeye Local Friday. “It’s tough to cut in this. Our field isn’t in great shape but we’ve been practising in it so our kids do pretty decent in the mud,” Beaver Local coach Mike McKenzie said. ...

Challenging day at districts

ALLIANCE — Columbiana’s boys golf team finished 17 strokes away from a state qualifying berth on Thursday at the Div. III district tournament at Tannenhauf Golf Club. The Clippers shot 350 as a team and took sixth. Only the top two teams and top two individuals not on a qualifying team ...

No equal for Tigers in EOAC 

LISBON — Wellsville completed a clean sweep of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference by topping Lisbon 25-14, 25-13, 25-15 on Thursday. Wellsville is 18-1 and 14-0 in the league. The Tigers are ranked 13th in the Div. IV state coaches poll. For the Tigers, Kiki Perry had 12 kills and two ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

WEEK SEVEN Southern at United, 7 p.m. Southern (6-0, 3-0) seems to be in control at the top of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, but United (4-2, 2-1) was an overtime loss away from being also unbeaten in the league at this point. After this week, the Eagles close with all of the ...

JUNIOR HIGH

VOLLEYBALL Oak Glen vs. Beaver Local 7th Grade: Beaver Local won 25-18, 25-16 Thursday. Beaver Local: Shaylon Mackall 14 points, 5 aces; Hudson Cochran 8 points, 3 aces. Oak Glen: Avery Hall 7 points, Madison Adams 6 points. 8th Grade: Beaver Local won 25-22, 25-23. Beaver Local: Rylie ...

Southern ready to defend OVAC title

TORONTO — Toronto battled Southern Local, but the Indians proved too tough to tame. The Red Knights put up a fight, but the Indians did what they needed to do to come away with the win as the Southern volleyball team swept Toronto, 25-21, 25-19, 25-18, in a Serving Up a Cure match Thursday ...

Clippers not backing down

COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana football team trudged off the field following week three’s 41-7 drubbing by Springfield knowing that they were better than a run-of-the-mill 0-3 team after a brutal non-conference schedule that, in addition to the one-loss Tigers, also included matchups against ...

Beavers strike Salem

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team jumped all over Salem with three goals in the first half on its way to a 4-1 win on Wednesday. Emily Monte opened the scoring with a goal at the 10 minute mark on an assist by Riley Britt. Monte tallied again two minutes later on an assist by ...

Oak Glen captures 19th victory

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen’s volleyball team stopped Edison in a 25-6, 25-12, 25-9 win on Wednesday. Oak Glen is 19-2 and is currently second in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 4A standings behind East Liverpool. For the Golden Bears, Hannah Rogers had eight kills and ...

JUNIOR HIGH

West Branch vs. Canton South 7th Grade: West Branch won 25-17, 25-20 on Wednesday. West Branch: Olivia Showalter 11 points, 6 aces, Mikalyn Fitts 7 points, 5 kills, Taiva Hagan 5 assists. 8th Grade: West Branch won 25-7, 25-9. West Branch: Kiersten Skinner 14 points, 9 aces, Kyla Lamp 13 ...