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East Liverpool teaches Beaver Local a lesson

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EAST LIVERPOOL — For high school basketball teams, January is a time of learning and growing. For both East Liverpool and Beaver Local, both teams learned something from the Potters 49-34 win on Thursday night at Potter Fieldhouse. “I give Beaver Local and their coaching staff a lot of ...

Champion pulls away from Crestview

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CHAMPION — Emma Gumont scored 13 of her team-high 17 points in the second half to lead Champion past Crestview, 46-34, Thursday. Champion moves to 3-1 overall and in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference Gray Tier. Crestview drops to 8-6 and 2-4 in league play. The Flashes led 27-24 ...

Grimes rolls 690 in another Potter victory

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ZANESVILLE —East Liverpool’s Paxton Grimes had a 690 three-game series Thursday to highlight the Potters’ sweep of Zanesville Maysville at at Sunrise Bowling Center. Grimes had game of 247-227-216 during the Potters’ 3,162-2,108 victory. The teams rolled three-game series because of ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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BOYS BASKETBALL Salem at Carrollton 7th Grade: Carrollton won 36-20 Thursday. Salem: Cletis Monroy 8, Gavin Colbert 6. 8th Grade: Carrollton won 42-22. Salem: Nate Yakubek 7, Troy Gibson 6. Lisbon vs. Wellsville 7th Grade: Lisbon won 19-6 Wednesday (two quarters). Lisbon: Blaine ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Beavers prep for EOWL CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local wrestling team is 17-2 in dual meets this season, but will not qualify for the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference dual meet championship. “Because we are in the Eastern Ohio Wrestling League, we are required to dual the teams in our ...

Virus stops five teams

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The Southern Local boys and East Palestine girls basketball teams have had someone test positive for COVID-19, forcing at least four area teams into quarantine. The East Palestine girls entertained Lisbon on Saturday, while the Southern boys hosted Heartland Christian on Tuesday. The Sebring ...

Wellsville finishes off Leetonia

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WELLSVILLE — Wellsville scored the last seven points to put away Leetonia, 43-34, in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play Thursday. Jaxon Brewer hit a conventional three-pointer and Eddie Stock made a layup to close out the game. Five Wellsville sophomores accounted for 34 points, led by ...

Golden week for Eagles

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KENSINGTON — The United bowling teams are having a good week. The Eagles swept Southern Local at Forest Lanes on Wednesday, a day after a record-setting effort. The United boys won 2,335-1,656 as Garrett Bailey had games of 243-213 for a 456 series and Garrett Swiger had a 191 game. The ...

Tampa Bay can be a super host

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TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a chance to make history at Green Bay on Sunday. If they do, it might come with an asterisk. No team has ever played a Super Bowl in its home stadium. Tom Brady and the underdog Bucs (13-5) will try to become the first to do so by winning the NFC ...

Potters topple Warriors

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EAST LIVERPOOL — In basketball, close games can help teams build chemistry and character. However, for East Liverpool on Tuesday night, the Potters wanted to make sure their contest against Carrollton did not come down to the final buzzer. The Potters used a 27-point third quarter to defeat ...