Local Sports

United student qualifies for Loretta Lynn championships

Austin Ceresna, a 9-year-old, fourth-grader at United Local elementary, will be competing in the 37th annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC National Motocross Championship July 30 through Aug. 4 in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Ceresna qualified for what is more commonly known as the Lorreta Lynn ...

Players check in for camp to prep for OVAC game

BETHANY, W.Va. — Bruce Stiles and Scott Holt were pulled in different directions Saturday. Stiles, the ex-Union Local grid boss, stood smiling inside Bethany College’s Thomas P. Johnson Health and Recreation Center as players reported for this week’s 73rd OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star ...

Armstrong’s artifacts, momentos go to auction

CINCINNATI — Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first human to walk on the moon. The personal collection of Armstrong, who died in his native Ohio in 2012, will ...

AREA GOLF RESULTS

Brittian Motors Tuesday Morning Women’s League Team Event: Best Score on No. 2, 3, 6 and 9; Daralee Graham, Mary Pat, and Jenny Wood. Soltis Electric, LLC / Lisbon Barber Shop League at Eagle Pass STANDINGS: Cody Dickens-Dave Dickens 147; Mike Gruszecki-Dan Dickens 146 1/2; ...

Brown graces Madden cover

We already know that Antonio Brown has made it to the top of the NFL. Now, he’s made it onto the cover of the video game he played as a youngster while dreaming of getting to the NFL. EA SPORTS unveiled Brown on Wednesday as the cover guy for Madden NFL 19 and Madden NFL Overdrive. The game ...

Prince finishes 16th

MEDINA — Blake Prince of East Liverpool couldn’t follow up his strong second round with a comparable final round on Wednesday at the 98th Ohio Open. Price, a former East Liverpool High School and Cleveland State University standout, shot a 4-over par 76 final round at the Weymouth Club to ...

Bruce’s grandson charged

COLUMBUS — An Ohio State assistant coach has been charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass stemming from a dispute with his ex-wife. According to court records, wide receivers coach Zach Smith, grandson of former Ohio State coach Earle Bruce, was served with the misdemeanor complaint May ...

Cool welcome for the Iceman

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — He comes from a place where they play midnight golf and the most precious item in the bag is a rusty “lava club,” used to hit balls off rock formations strewn across the fairways. Haraldur Magnus will become the first Icelandic man to play in any of golf’s four ...

Ohio has a special group on defense

WHEELING, W.Va. — Bruce Stiles has never coached against Scott Holt. However, the Ohio coach expects the West Virginia staff to exploit their athletes, so when he and his staff made their defensive backfield selections, for the annual Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Rudy Mumley All-Star ...

Prince fourth at Ohio Open

MEDINA — Blake Prince of East Liverpool jumped into contention at the 98th Ohio Open on Tuesday. Prince, a former East Liverpool High School and Cleveland State University standout, shot a 6-under-par 66 at Fox Meadow Country Club to climb into a three-way tie for fourth place. There were ...