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Dozier has been to East Liverpool before

SALEM — Toronto running back Garrett Dozier has found a level of comfort being named to the Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Not just because he is used to being a jolt of energy, but because his new elite teammates have made times on the field easier for him. Dozier ran 201 times last season ...

Kelly 24th at nationals

DAYTON — East Liverpool’s Nathan Kelly finished 24th out of 213 boys bowlers at the U.S. High School Bowling National Championship on Sunday. Kelly had a four-game series of 856 (209-252-213-182) at Poelkng Lanes South. Also for East Liverpool, Logan Simms was 45th with a 798 ...

Beavers eighth at state

DELAWARE, Ohio — The Beaver Local youth trap shooting team placed eighth out of 16 teams at the Ohio state high school competition Saturday. Beaver Local scored 423 in the competition at Black Wing Shooting Center north of Columbus. Gallia Academy won with 463. TEAM STANDINGS 1. Gallia ...

Rahm’s major comeback

SAN DIEGO — Whether it was destiny or karma was of no relevance to Jon Rahm. He won the U.S. Open on Sunday at Torrey Pines, the perfect time and the perfect place to become a major champion. How it unfolded was beyond his dreams. One shot behind and running out of holes, Rahm made a ...

Larson on winning streak

LEBANON, Tenn. — Kyle Larson won his fourth race in seven days then finally headed home to sleep in his own bed. For a night, anyway. The busiest driver in motorsports won again Sunday in the Cup debut at Nashville Superspeedway, where Larson drove to NASCAR’s victory lane for the fourth ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Penn-Ohio on Thursday EAST LIVERPOOL — The 42nd Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic all-star football game will be held Thursday, June 24, at Patterson Field. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and introduction of players will be at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance or ...

Bryarly ready to take it to the next level

SALEM — Anthony Bryarly has been a lethal force on the gridiron for the Crestview football team. The senior has embraced challenges that have allowed him to grow and become worthy of a nod to Ohio’s roster in the Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Bryarly had to switch teams in the middle of ...

Pirates hold on to beat Indians, 11-10

PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco hit a two-run homer in a five-run first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates nearly squandered a 10-run lead in the late innings before hanging on to beat the Cleveland Indians 11-10, snapping a 10-game losing streak. Ke’Bryan Hayes had a three-run double that ...

Oak Glen’s new tradition

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Many athletes and coaches have their superstitions in wide varieties. Some sound extremely odd, while others possibly were passed down from earlier generations. The Oak Glen softball team has found a new one since falling for the first and only time in Game 1 of the ...

Color me surprised

According to science, deer do not see color. At least that is what they tell me, especially when I am required to wear bright orange during gun season. I am told that as long as I break up the pattern and hold perfectly still deer will have a hard time seeing me. Now, I really do not ...