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Beavers, Indians on sideline tonight

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The Beaver Local and Southern Local football teams are sidelined tonight for different reasons. The Beaver Local at Martins Ferry regular-season game was canceled Thursday afternoon after one student at Beaver Local tested positive for COVID-19, resulting in 19 football and boys soccer ...

SOCCER

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HANOVERTON— The United girls soccer team defeated Crestview 5-3 on Thursday night in Hanoverton. For United, Addyson Blazer scored two goals and Samantha Wolfe, Morgan Briceland and Hannah Minor each scored one goal. Wolfe and Abigail Hruby each recorded an assist. For Crestview, Kamden ...

Wellsville, Heartland rematch set

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WELLSVILLE — Top-seeded Wellsville set the stage for one of its biggest matches of the tournament. Wellsville crushed 18th-seeded Springfield, 25-15, 25-12, 25-10, Thursday in a Division IV sectional final and will host Heartland Christian in a district semifinal at 6 p.m. Wednesday. ...

JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL

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Eastern Buckeye Conference Tournament West Branch vs. Marlington 8th Grade: Championship, Marlington won 25-18, 20-25, 25-12 Thursday. West Branch (12-3), Izzy Martig 14 assists, Ragan Greeneisen 6 kills, Addie Craven 6 kills, Blakelynn swaugaman 7 points and 3 aces, Carter Shepherd 7 ...

St. Clairsville drops Beaver Local

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The adage ‘next player up’ was never more evident than on Thursday night. With leading scorer Macy Malin (60 career goals) and standout goalkeeper Jaeda Nowak (33 career shutouts) both watching from the sidelines with injuries, someone had to step up as St. Clairsville ...

PREP FOOTBALL

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WEEK NINE Friday, October 23 Playoffs Division VII McDonald at Leetonia, 7 p.m. Regular Season East Liverpool at Salem, 7 p.m. United at East Palestine, 7 p.m. Sebring at Lisbon, 7 p.m. Wellsville at Edison, 7 p.m. Columbiana at Lakeview, 7 p.m. Sandy Valley at Minerva, 7 ...

FOOTBALL LEADERS

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Through Week 8 2020 Area standings EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONERENCE Team League Overall Leetonia 5-1 6-1 Southern Local 5-1 5-2 United 5-1 5-2 Wellsville 4-3 4-4 Columbiana 3-3 3-4 Valley Christian 2-5 2-6 Lisbon 1-5 2-6 East Palestine 0-6 1-7 ——— EASTERN ...

South Range’s tradition grows

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GREENFORD — Back on Oct. 10, the Beachwood Bison came away with the first playoff win in the school’s football history. To get their third win, they’ll have to do it against the South Range Raiders, a program with a storied tradition and history. The Raiders have qualified for the ...

Potters are having a ball

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The first time East Liverpool juniors Gianna Davie and Sydney Cooper thought about playing in the state tennis tournament was when they earned a state berth. “It was a big surprise,” Cooper said. “Our No. 1 goal was to get to districts and we won districts. We were ...

Beavers smash Philo

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CALCUTTA— Top-seeded Beaver Local captured a Div. II sectional volleyball title Wednesday night by defeating Philo, 25-18, 25-20, 23-25, 25-14. For the Beavers (22-1), Bailee Bowersock had four kills, two assists, and 11 digs. Karlee Furman had three aces, five kills, 25 assists, nine ...