Local Sports

Tigers show their teeth

SALINEVILLE - The Wellsville volleyball team took firm control of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference with a 25-17, 25-16, 25-20 win over Southern Thursday. Wellsville improves to 12-1 and 10-0 in the league. The Tigers have lost only one set in league play this season. For the Tigers, ...

Connor celebrates 100th win

WEIRTON, W.Va. — It was a night for milestones for the Beaver Local girls soccer team. Coach Liz Connor celebrated her 100th career win and senior Leah Pancake recorded her 50th career goal as the Beavers edged Weir High 5-4 on Thursday. Pancake also added an assist for the Beavers, ...

Beavers fifth at Tri-County

DOVER—The Beaver Local girls golf team finished fifth at the Tri-County Invitational Thursday at Zoar Village Golf Course. The Beavers finished with a total of 383. McKenna Kyler turned in a fine effort with an 80, good for third overall. Marlington took home the team title with a 341. ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

Columbiana at United, 7 p.m. United (3-1, 1-0) showed the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference it means business this season by knocking off defending champion East Palestine last week. Columbiana (1-3, 1-0) might be a real longshot to make the playoffs after its rough start but the Clippers can ...

Baker anointed hero in debut

CLEVELAND — For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns found a way to win. Baker Mayfield showed them how. The No. 1 overall pick replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor and sparked the Browns, who got two 1-yard touchdown runs from Carlos Hyde and beat the New York Jets 21-17 on ...

VOLLEYBALL

Beaver freshmen COLUMBIANA—The Beaver Local freshman volleyball team defeated Crestview 25-20, 18-25, 25-10 Thursday. The Rebels were led by Hannah Cope with 13 points, 3 aces and 9 digs. Lainey Mercure added seven kills and three points. Crestview showed support for Beaver Local player ...

Baun, Frase lead way at Suburban League

From Staff Reports CANFIELD — Seniors Luke Baun of South Range and Daniel Frase of United highlighted area runners at the Suburban League Cross Country Championship on Wednesday. Baun finished ninth and Frase 13th out of 351 boys runners at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Canfield senior ...

Beavers bounce Big Red

From Staff Reports STEUBENVILLE — The Beaver Local volleyball team picked up a 25-23, 25-23, 26-24 win over Steubenville Wednesday. For the Beavers, Madison Smith collected 14 kills and three blocks, while Elaina Howell contributed nine digs and 12 assists. Other contributors for the ...

Rebels flex muscles

From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA — The Crestview girls soccer team’s offense was in high gear Wednesday as the Rebels defeated Ashtabula Edgewood 8-4. Morgan Cresanto powered the attack with four goals, while freshman Maci Shaffer poured in three goals and added one assist. Also for ...

Beavers drop first

From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local boys golf team entered its final match looking for an unbeaten regular season, but came up four strokes short Wednesday. Toronto topped the tri-match at Beaver Meadows with 162, followed by Beaver 166 and Crestview 196. The Beavers went 17-1 ...