Sports Briefs for Jan. 28


WELLSVILLE – Wellsville sophomore standout wrestler Seth Bloor won the title in the 220-pound weight class Saturday at the 2013 Buck Bailey Memorial Tournament at Wellsville.


WEIRTON – East Liverpool’s Josh Stansbury and Joey?Holt came out victorious in their boxing matches Saturday night at the Serbian Culture Center. The vent was promoted by Made Men Promotions. Stansbury knocked out Justin Novaria in the second round in his professional debut. Hold knocked out Roy Sanders in the first round.


EAST LIVERPOOL – The East Liverpool High School Athletic Board will meet at 4 p.m. today at the administration building board office downtown.

Wellsville basketball boosters 5-6th tourney

WELLSVILLE – Wellsville basketball boosters are sponsoring a 5-6th grade boys and girls Roundball Tournament on Feb. 23-24 and March 2-3. The double elimination tournament will cost $125 per team (checks payable to Wellsville Basketball Boosters). To register, or for more information, call (330-843-2869) or email ( Brenda Thompson or call John Stoakes at 330-383-2312.

YMCA youth leagues announce registration

EAST LIVERPOOL – Registration is open for the East Liverpool Area YMCA winter sports ;eagues. Basketball leagues for kids ages 6-7, 8-9, and 10-12 available. Volleyball leagues are forming for beginners ages 8-9 beginners 10-14, intermediate 11-14 and advanced 12-14. Registration forms are available at the East Liverpool and Calcutta YMCA Program Centers and on the YMCA’s website, For information, contact the East Liverpool YMCA at 330-385-0663.

Nominations NOW being accepted for ELHS HOF

EAST LIVERPOOL – The East Liverpool High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations of individual for potential induction into the Hall of Fame. Provide names, year of graduation and all individual accomplishments that merit such recognition to any committee member or mail to ELHS Athletic Hall of Fame, PO Box 637, East Liverpool, Ohio 43920.

BLHS Athletic HOF NOW accepting nominations

CALCUTTA – The Beaver Local High School Athletic Hall of Fame is currently accepting nominations. Forms can be obtained at or can be picked up at the BLHS office.

East Liverpool Area Youth Baseball signups

EAST LIVERPOOL – East Liverpool Area Youth baseball sign-ups will be held at St. Clair Twp Community Hall from 12-4 p.m. Feb. 2 and 10. Cost: Shetland (5-6, $40), Pinto (7-8, $45), Mustang (9-10, $60), Bronco (11-12, $60), Pony (13-14, $70), Colt (15-17, $80). Bring the following:?birth certificate, shirt/pant sizes and registration fee.

EAST LIVERPOOL summer youth baseball signups

EAST LIVERPOOL – Registration for East Liverpool summer youth baseball is now open to all kids ages 8-18. Forms can be picked up at TJD Sports. Deadline is Feb. 25. For information, call Steve Dawson at 330-383-3259.

Beaver Local seekING JV?baseball coach

CALCUTTA – Beaver?Local High School is looking for a junior varsity baseball coach. Interested applicants should email their resume to or call 330-386-8700 ext. 22311 for more information.

9th annual Thompson Park Ice Bowl Feb. 9

EAST LIVERPOOL -?The 9th annual Thompson Park Ice?Bowl will be held Feb. 9 starting at 10 a.m.. This ‘singles’ tournament will be played on the “Back 18” holes and cost is $10 per person plun non parishable food items. Trophies for 1st-3rd place will be awarded.

Youth basketball tournament being held

Applications are now available for the Hilltop Grade School Girls Basketball Tournament to be held Feb. 22 at Sherrard and Moundsville Middle School. There will be separate tournaments for 4th, 5th, & 6th grade girls. Each team will be guaranteed at least three games. The entry fee for all teams will be $75. Trophies will be awarded to the first and second place team in each division. All games will be played under middle school rules and all games will be officiated by certified officials. For information and an application, contact David Gaudino at or (304) 904-5966.

Youth basketball tournament being held

NEW MIDDLETOWN – Springfield will be holding a 5th and 6th Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament Feb. 23-24, March 2-3 and March 9-10. For information, email Sandi Kohler at, or call 330-549-0759.

Basketball tournament to be held

The 9th Annual Ohio Youth Basketball School Team State Championships for boys and girls in grades 3-6 is being held Feb. 23-24 in Columbus. There will be separate divisions based on school size. More than 150 teams competed in 2012. For information on this and other Ohio Youth Basketball events, call 740-808-0280 or go to

Bellaire 5-6th grade boys basketball tourney

BELLAIRE -?The Bellaire Sports Foundation is having a 5-6th grade boys basketball tournament Feb. 21-24. Entry fee is $75 with a guarantee of three games and awards for first and second place teams and individuals. For more information, call Bruce Young at 304-280-2154.


Team Mojo Foundation, a local nonprofit youth organization, can help qualified K-12 kids with expenses related to spring sports and other activities. Apply online at or call 330-386-3939.