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Beavers feel at home at St. John

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COLUMBUS — The young but incredibly talented Beaver Local High School wrestling team and its large following of fans certainly made their presence known during the State Wrestling Duals held in historic St. John Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Beavers made history by becoming the first team ...

Area teams will be tested in sectionals

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East Liverpool’s boys basketball team secured the fifth seed on Sunday for the Div. II East sectional-district tournaments. East Liverpool (15-4) will start tournaments by hosting Indian Creek at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26 in a sectional opener. The Potters beat Creek by seven and nine points ...

STATE DUAL RESULTS

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OHSAA Team Tournament - Division II St. John Arena - Ohio State University Sunday Quarterfinal 1 Graham Local 62 - London 8 106 Nolan Gessler 9 (Graham Local) dec. Brady Fisher 9 (London) tf20-5 5 113 Trace Braun 10 (Graham Local) pin Grace Jones 10 (London) 0:23 6 120 Dawson ...

Crowning moment for Beaver Local

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Beaver Local went into the locker room staring up at a 11-point deficit during the Class 4A OVAC Girls Basketball Championship Game. There were absolutely no panic buttons hit. “We were a bit nervous,” Beaver Local head coach Stephanie Coie said. “We just had to ...

Salem seizes first EBC title

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CARROLLTON—In the first year of the Eastern Buckeye Conference, the Salem girls basketball team wrapped up the outright league title with a commanding 74-33 victory over Carrollton Saturday. Salem is now 15-5 and wraps up EBC play at 10-2. The Quakers came into the day tied with Minerva, ...

Keep your eye on the groundhog population

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Punxsutawney Phil has spoken and the little varmint predicted an early spring. I sure hope he’s right, but I don’t give much credence to groundhog weather forecasters. But then I don’t depend on forecasts by meteorologists either. Even the best weathermen and women sometimes get it ...

Oak Glen sends six to state

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FAIRMONT, W.Va — Oak Glen’s wrestling team qualified six team members for the state meet after Saturday’s action at the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission Class AA, Region 1 wrestling tournament at Fairmont Senior Field House. Oak Glen standouts Shawn Moore (113 ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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BOYS BASKETBALL EOAC CHAMPIONSHIP Lisbon vs. Toronto 7th Grade: Lisbon won 28-20 on Saturday to complete an undefeated season. Lisbon: Logan Stauffer 12 points. Toronto: N. Dickinson 8 points. GIRLS BASKETBALL EBC 7th GRADE TOURNAMENT Salem vs. Minerva Salem won 33-22 on Saturday. ...

Robb making waves for Warriors

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AKRON — West Branch junior Jamyson Robb is on to the district swim meet. Robb broke the Div. II sectional 100-yard backstroke record in 1:05.17 and won the 200 individual medley in 2:13.63 on Friday at the sectional meet at the University of Akron’s Ocasek Natatorium. The first two ...

BOWLING RESULTS

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High Nooners at Tri-State Lanes STANDINGS: Teena 16-8; Barb C. 15-9; Velma 13-11; Edith 13-11; Mike 12-12; Nancy 11-13; Jean 10-14; Terrie 6-18. HIGH SCRATCH GAME MEN: Bob Rizer 214; Mike Price 212; Bill Ambrose 199 HIGH SCRATCH SERIES: Bill Ambrose 529; Mike Price 526; Bob Rizor ...