Local Sports

Bears best Toronto

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — When a team is on a roll like the Oak Glen boys basketball team is, it finds a way to win. Saturday night the Golden Bears did just that, coming through with a big fourth quarter to pull away from Toronto for an eighth consecutive win, 59-49. “It was a hard-fought ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Baumgarner in eighth NEW PHILADELPHIA—East Liverpool bowler Gregory Baumgarner placed eighth in the boys division at the Tuscarawas County Classic Saturday. Baumgarner bowled a 620 series and a 234 high game. The Potter boys team finished seventh out of nine teams with a total of 3,186. ...

Smith gets 100th at OVAC

WHEELING, W.Va. — Beaver Local had a banner day on Friday at the 65th annual Ron Mauck Ohio Valley Athletic Conference wrestling championships at WesBanco Arena. The Beavers sent seven wrestlers to the championship semifinals, while Beaver Local junior Beau Smith earned his 100th career ...

Clippers steady as they go

COLUMBIANA—It was far from easy, but the Columbiana girls basketball team cleared the only major hurdle between them and a fifth straight conference title. After Lisbon erased nearly all of a 15-point halftime deficit by early in the fourth quarter, the Clippers were able to steady ...

Canton South stuns Salem; West Branch tops Marlington

CANTON—Canton South toppled Salem 70-61 in Northeastern Buckeye Conference boys basketball action Friday. The Quakers fall to 5-6 overall and 2-5 in the NBC. Canton South improves to 3-8, 1-6 NBC. Mitch Davidson led the Quakers with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Chase Ackerman added 18 ...

Drake golden as Rebel scores 46

From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA — Crestview’s Drake Golden is quickly making a name for himself. The freshman scored a career-high 46 points to lead the Rebels to a 78-28 win over Heartland on Friday night. The total tied the school record shared by Toby Neiheisel and Robert Logan. ...

LaBrae hands Range first loss

GREENFORD — The South Range Raiders may not have won the game, but they certainly learned a lot about themselves. The Raiders suffered their first loss on the season with dropping a hard-fought 52-48 overtime set back to the state-ranked Labrae Vikings Friday night. The loss was the ...

PREP BASKETBALL

Sebring 59, Jackson-Milton 37 SEBRING — Sebring’s boys basketball team picked up a 59-37 win over Jackson-Milton on Friday in a Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference game. Sebring is 6-7, 2-6. Jackson-Milton fell to 1-10, 0-6. Gabe Lanzer had 24 points to lead the Trojans. Jake Hunter ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Devils, Clips doubleheader COLUMBIANA — Columbiana will host Lisbon today in a girls-boys varsity basketball doubleheader. The girls game will start at 6 p.m., followed by the boys game at around 7:30 p.m. OVAC swimming WELLSBURG, W.Va. — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Bill ...

United slows Leetonia

LEETONIA — United won a defensive struggle with Leetonia by a score of 34-23 in girls basketball action Thursday. The Eagles improve to 6-3 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. The Bears fall to 7-6 overall and 4-5 in the EOAC. The Eagles’ defense limited the Bears to 16 percent ...