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Local Sports

Southern in state poll

COLUMBUS — Southern Local controls its own destiny this season. The Indians, alone at the top of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, appears in the Associated Press high school football poll for the first time this season. Southern is ranked 17th in the Division VI state poll released ...

Miller gets right to the point

CALCUTTA — New Beaver Local boys basketball head coach Nick Miller led the Beavers in assists three seasons during his playing career. “I’m hoping to install those type of unselfish traits in these guys,” he said. Miller was unanimously selected as the new head coach at the Beaver ...

Palmer leads Beavers in rout of Carrollton

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team scored three times in the first 10 minutes to set the pace and never look back in a 9-0 win over Carrollton on Monday in a Div. II sectional opener at Beaver Local High School. Jordan Palmer had a season personal-high three goals to lead the ...

Perry’s goal lifts Quakers

SALEM — Salem’s girls soccer team came up big in the clutch on Monday in a Div. II sectional soccer opener against Girard at Sebo Stadium. The Quakers broke the deadlock in the third minute of overtime off a goal from sophomore Abby Perry to give her team a 1-0 win at Sebo Stadium in ...

Andersen grabs top 10 finish

COLUMBUS — Columbiana junior Tyler Andersen stayed consistent on Saturday during the final round of the Div. III boys state golf tournament at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course. Andersen repeated his opening round score of 6-over-par 78 to finish tied for ninth with a total of 156. ...

Salem boys capture EBC title

From Staff Reports ALLIANCE — Minerva’s girls and Salem’s boys came away with titles on Saturday at the Eastern Buckeye Conference Cross Country Meet at Marlington High School. Salem’s boys had three top 10 finishers to lead the charge. Hunter Christopher was second (16:29), Cameron ...

Rutledge, Marhefka triumph at Sim Earich

From Staff Reports CORTLAND — South Range’s boys and Western Reserve Academy’s girls broke East Palestine’s hold on the Div. III Sim Earich Cross Country Invitational crowns on Saturday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. The Raiders had four top 10 finishers to capture 41 points en ...

No tie this time as Potters claim title

From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — East Liverpool scored twice in the second half to ruin Beaver Local’s senior night on Saturday during regular season boys soccer play. Coming into the game, five out of the last six Potter-Beaver games were tied after regulation. The win also handed the ...

Oak Glen is too much for East Liverpool in OVAC title tilt

By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer MORRISTOWN — It certainly has been quite the fall in sports at Oak Glen. While the football team is putting it name in the history books, sitting at a record of 7-0, another team is also yet to find a blemish on its record. The Golden Bears’ volleyball team went ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Jr. Olympic tryouts CALCUTTA—Junior Olympic Volleyball tryouts will be held on Sunday, October 27 at Beaver Local High School. The tryout is for middle school players only. Registration is from 1 p.m.-2 p.m., with tryouts taking place from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. There is a $25 tryout fee. There is ...