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SPORTS BRIEFING

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Basketball changes Tuesday’s snowstorm forced several high school basketball games to be postponed: • Southern at Crestview boys basketball has been moved to 5:30 p.m. today. • Leetonia at Campbell boys basketball has been moved to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. • Weirton Madonna at Oak Glen ...

Branch holds on to top spot

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From Staff Reports The West Branch girls basketball team held onto its top ranking in the state Div. II media poll released Monday. The Warriors (11-0) were not very busy this week due to the weather. The only win the team picked up was a 63-40 victory over Canton South. West Branch’s ...

Rebels dump Eagles

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From Staff Reports HANOVERTON—The Crestview girls basketball team got past United for the second time this season in a 59-44 win on Monday. The Rebels improve to 11-3 on the season. Krista Perry led the Rebels with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Tanner Hoffer contributed 12 points, 13 ...

Terrible loss for Steelers

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh’s drama-filled season ended shockingly. A final, forgettable act. No shot at the Patriots. No seventh Super Bowl trophy. No tomorrow. And when it ended following a game no one expected, Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown and the rest of the ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Hahn rallies to win playoff HONOLULU (AP) — Patton Kizzire outlasted James Hahn in six extra holes to win the Sony Open to become the first multiple winner on the PGA Tour this season. Kizzire, who won the OHL Classic in Mexico last fall, closed with a 2-under 68. That turned out to be ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Simon, Kessel lead Penguins PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dominik Simon admits he got a little wide-eyed as he closed in on his first NHL goal. The only thing left for the Pittsburgh Penguins’ rookie forward was to put the puck in a half-empty net. Simon did just that as he and Phil Kessel scored ...

Wayt, McComas win at Top Gun

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ALLIANCE — Beaver Local and West Branch, two wrestling schools steeped in mat tradition, had one individual champion each to lead the area at the prestigious 46-team Top Gun Wrestling Tournament finals held in Alliance’s Harry Fails Gymnasium Saturday night. The Beavers finished in 15th ...

Toronto to leave EOAC

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The Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, which is in its inaugural year, is already looking for another member. League officials have learned that Toronto’s Board of Education voted to leave the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference following the 2018-2019 school year during a board meeting on ...

Mineral Ridge sweeps Sebring on the court

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MINERAL RIDGE—The Sebring boy’s basketball team lost to Mineral Ridge 67-62 in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference action on Saturday. Joey Clark led the Trojans with 21 points. Jake Hunter and Gabe Lanzer each had 13 points. Sebring outrebounded Mineral Ridge 27-22. Lanzer grabbed ...

Goodall stars at Mt. Union

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ALLIANCE — Mount Union senior center fielder Billy Goodall and junior pitcher Phil Mary are on the Preseason All-American first-team by D3baseball.com. Goodall was an honorable mention All-American selection from D3baseball.com a season ago, and was the first-ever Mount Union player to be ...