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Ours, Emmerling, Hall shine at OVAC

WHEELING, W.Va. — The OVAC saved the best for last. In a match featuring two top-10 All-Americans and previous West Virginia state champions, Oak Glen’s Peyton Hall and Parkersburg South’s Brayden Roberts closed the show in the 152-pound final on Saturday at the OVAC Ron Mauck ...

Potters getting used to Red Devils

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — East Liverpool’s boys basketball team reached the 10-win mark with a 73-55 win over St. Clairsville on Saturday. The Potters got 14 points from Tresean Jackson and 12 more from Cole Dailey to lead the way. Brennan O’Hara also had 12 points and Timmy Neal tallied 10. ...

Shell deserved spot in HOF

He made it! Yes, “Torpedo” has been elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Former Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Donnie “Torpedo” Shell received the good news from Hall of Fame President David Baker via a phone call Wednesday evening. Shell is the fifth member of ...

OVAC swim talent rises to the surface

WELLSBURG, W.Va. — The seniors of the Linsly boys’ swim team have had their eyes set on their final OVAC meet all season. After capturing the small school crown as freshmen three years ago, the Cadets have earned back-to-back runner-up accolades. This year, they wanted to get back to ...

Ours, Emmerling, Hall shine at OVAC

WHEELING, W.Va. — The OVAC saved the best for last. In a match featuring two top-10 All-Americans and previous West Virginia state champions, Oak Glen’s Peyton Hall and Parkersburg South’s Brayden Roberts closed the show in the 152-pound final on Saturday at the OVAC Ron Mauck ...

Potters getting used to Red Devils

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — East Liverpool’s boys basketball team reached the 10-win mark with a 73-55 win over St. Clairsville on Saturday. The Potters got 14 points from Tresean Jackson and 12 more from Cole Dailey to lead the way. Brennan O’Hara also had 12 points and Timmy Neal tallied 10. ...

Beavers in position at OVAC wrestling

WHEELING, W.Va. —Beaver Local is in a comfortable position in Class 4A as all of its top seeds advanced to the semifinals on Friday at the Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships at WesBanco Arena. The Beavers have 133.5 points and sit third overall. Class 5A schools Parkersburg South (157) ...

Suggs makes the Tigers go

WELLSVILLE — During the first month of the season, as he sat on the bench with a broken arm, Wellsville senior point guard Darien Suggs burned to be on the court with his teammates. “Having to sit and watch definitely hurt me a lot,” Suggs said. “I really missed being out there ...

Salem turns tables on Minerva for second win

SALEM — Revenge is sweet — just ask the growing Salem Quakers. Salem, which dropped a 59-54 decision to Minerva in its season opener on Dec. 6, turned the tables on the Lions in their rematch Friday, recording a 48-38 Eastern Buckeye Conference triumph at Cabas Gymnasium. The win ...

Southern back on top in EOAC

From Staff Reports HANOVERTON — Southern Local is back in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference lead. The Indians got 30 points from Cam Grodhaus and 20 from Brock Smalley to double up United, 88-44, Friday night. Southern is 11-1 overall and 6-1 in the EOAC, tied with Columbiana after ...