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Full backfield for Ohio stars

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WINTERSVILLE — Andrew Connor and the Ohio coaching staff know that being versatile offensively is going to be a key ingredient for success at the 74th OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game. And that was clearly the mindset when he and his staff selected their quarterbacks and running ...

Erika Kinsey meets qualifying standard

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Erika Kinsey has done enough to qualify for her second Olympics. The wife of 2005 Beaver Local graduate and former University of Akron decathlete standout Daniel Kinsey recently cleared the high jump qualifying standard for the 2020 Olympic Games set for Tokyo. Erika’s season best ...

Football creeping closer

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For pro football fans, the long wait is almost over. Yes, National League Football training camps open up in approximately three weeks. Football is almost here. For fans of any team, it’s important to know what is going on in their opponents’ camps. Let’s take a quick look at the teams ...

One last go around for WV coaches

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va.—Regardless if West Virginia wins or loses the 74th annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, it’s sure to be an emotional evening for Mike Eddy and his coaching staff. Eddy — the now former Parkersburg South High School head coach — will guide the Mountain ...

Pirates inch toward .500

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PITTSBURGH — Jung Ho Kang scored on Corey Dickerson’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to cap a frantic rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. Josh Bell hit his 26th home of the season and fourth of the series and added a double ...

Connor set to lead Ohio stars

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WINTERSVILLE — Before formally accepting the invitation to coach in the 74th OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, Indian Creek’s Andrew Connor wanted to make sure he had a commitment from his coaching staff. That was a quick and resounding yes from all of the members. “The guys ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Salem X-Tra Mile meeting SALEM—The Salem X-Tra Mile Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Reilly Stadium. 3-on-3 tourney set SALEM—The Salem CenterPlex is hosting its annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday, July 20. There will be boys, girls and adult divisions. The fee before ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Hoppel tickets on sale Advance tickets for the 2019 Hoppel’s International Professional Rodeo are available for $10 at Lisbon Dairy Queen, Local Giant Eagles, Sparkle, and Save A Lot markets. Tickets are also available at The Pitt Stop and Eventbrite.com. Tickets can be purchased at the ...

Bell puts on power display

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PITTSBURGH—Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby. Pittsburgh’s All-Star first baseman hit three home runs to boost his season total to 25, leading the Pirates to an 18-5 rout over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Bell, who will be part of the eight-man derby field in ...

Bill Galchick Field

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Family and friends of the late Bill Galchick gathered in Salem on Saturday at Centennial Park North Field, which has officially been named “Bill Galchick Field.” Galchick coached in every local baseball league, youth through adult, for over 50 years and his legacy is remembered by the ...