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Connor leads Team Ohio

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WHEELING, W.Va. — The Ohio Valley’s kick off to football season — the Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Game — is less than six weeks away. The 74th annual affair is slated for Saturday, July 27, at Wheeling Island Stadium. A pair of first-time coaches are set to lead Team Ohio and ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Odd twinbill NEW YORK (AP) — Dexter Fowler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer moments after Paul DeJong’s tying shot in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 9-5 to sweep an odd double feature Friday night. Hours earlier, DeJong helped the Cardinals complete a ...

EASTERN BUCKEYE CONFERENCE ALL-STARS

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BASEBALL League Champion: Marlington Player of the Year: Gavin Bruni (Alliance) Coach of the Year: Mike Farrell (Marlington) FIRST TEAM Logan Bell (Alliance); Gavin Bruni (Alliance); J.C. Philippi (Canton South); Andrew Carr (Marlington); C.J. Greiner (Marlington); Andrew Pucci ...

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Leetonia boys hoops camp LEETONIA—Leetonia will be holding a boys basketball camp for grades 4-8 from 10 a.m.-noon on Monday, June 24th and Tuesday, June 25 at Leetonia High School. Cost is $10. Checks are payable to Leetonia Schools. Campers will receive a T-shirt and basketball. Turn in ...

McComas era at Beaver Local

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From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local wrestling team has a new head coach, but the Beavers expect the same kind of success. Jordan Williams decided to step down because he no longer had the time to devote to being the head coach and former Beaver Local All-Ohioan Johnny McComas ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Salem VB camp set SALEM — Registration is still available for the CenterPlex Summer Volleyball Camp, which runs June 17-19 for grades 1-8. To register or or more information, call the Salem Community Center at (330) 332-5885. Damascus VB camp DAMASCUS — Damascus Friends Church is ...

Potter standout picks Urbana

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East Liverpool High School graduate Darshay Foster will continue her academic and cross country careers at Urbana University in the fall. She will study early childhood education there. Seated with Darshay are parents Shane and Michelle Foster. Standing (from left) are sister Shayla Foster, ...

Lake Erie produces big trophy haul

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Students from several local school districts participated in the May 26 smallmouth bass fishing tournament hosted by the Student Fishing League on Lake Erie off Ashtabula. Finishing first in the high school division was Mark Emmerling from Beaver Local, who caught three smallmouth bass ...

Wellsville pair win big

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Despite the high muddy river and thunderstorms, the Chester Newell Sportsman’s Club Ohio River Catfish Tournament on June 1 did produce some winners. Josh Keener of Wellsville (left) caught a 30-inch flathead to win while William Robb of Wellsville (right) was the lucky draw winner with a ...

EOAC champs prove to be state’s best

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AKRON — When Nate Karaffa unleashed his fastball one final time, nothing went through his mind except finishing the job. It wasn’t his career, his individual accomplishments, how he and his teammates always dreamt of this moment or even how he’ll look in an Ohio State uniform next year. ...