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Blue Devils, Bears show a lot of heart

LISBON—Lisbon girls basketball team went toe-to-toe with Leetonia on Thursday night as both teams were eyeing another victory in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. But, despite the Blue Devils and Bears being rivals, that didn’t stop them from joining the same side in support of the ...

Beaver Local, Leetonia score victories

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local held serve at home as the Beavers defeated Indian Creek on Wednesday night, 56-48. Brady Smith led Beaver with 17 points and Skylar Pappas added 16. The Beavers (8-6) outscored the Redskins in the third period, 22-15, as Smith scored eight of his points in the ...

Eagles one away

From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE — United Local’s girls basketball team is closing in on an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference title. The Eagles defeated Wellsville 70-28 on Thursday to move to 11-4 overall and 10-0 in league play, two games ahead of Columbiana and three ahead of Southern ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

South Range girls 8-1 in NE8 By LOWELL SPENCER Special to the Journal GREENFORD — The overall record for the South Range girls basketball team can be a bit deceiving. Their out-of-conference slate has helped to prepare them to face the weekly competition that they are seeing in the ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Cold spell for Rebels COLUMBIANA — Today’s Liberty at Crestview boys basketball game has been postponed due to a heating system malfunction in the gym. The game will be made up at a later date. The homecoming crowning will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the performing arts ...

Wellsville gets 10th win

From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL — The Wellsville bowling team improved to 10-2 Thursday with a 1,991-1,540 win over Southern Local at Walnut Lanes. Leaders for the TIgers were Maddox Bosco with a 197 game and 357 two-game series, Tyler Landess 189-361 and Makayla Crow 182-341. For the ...

SPORTS ON TV

Noon (ESPN2) Golf: Latin America Amateur Championship, second round. Noon (GOLF) Golf: LPGA, Hilton Grant Vacations Tournament of Champions, second round. 2 p.m. (ESPN2) Tennis: Australian Open, third round. 3 p.m. (GOLF) Golf: PGA, American Express, second round. 3 p.m. (USA) Soccer: ...

Clippers chain Bulldogs; Raiders’ Giles hits 1,000

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana opened up a 15-2 first-quarter lead and held off East Palestine, 46-32, in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play Wednesday. Cassie Spaite topped the Clippers with a game-high 14 points, six steals and four rebounds. Tori Long contributed 10 points and two assists ...

Beaver Local, Leetonia score victories

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local held serve at home as the Beavers defeated Indian Creek on Wednesday night, 56-48. Brady Smith led Beaver with 17 points and Skylar Pappas added 16. The Beavers (8-6) outscored the Redskins in the third period, 22-15, as Smith scored eight of his points in the ...

Eagles pin Clippers

HANOVERTON —The United wrestling team downed Columbiana, 66-12, Wednesday. Five matches were contested in the match — all by pin. United’s Gage Smith (126 pounds), Caden Marshall (165) and Dallas McCracken (285) posted pins, as did Columbiana’s Kaiden Stewart (138) and Daniel Vivo ...