Local Sports

SPORTS BRIEFING

Academic All-Ohioans COLUMBUS — Five area football players have been named to the 2018 Academic All-Ohio team. Crestview’s Dominic Perry and Dylan Huff, Lisbon’s Logan Bell and Salem’s Luke Weingart and Turner Johnson received honors. The Ohio High School Football Coaches ...

Administrative pay increases OK’d

SALINEVILLE — The administrative staff at Southern Local Schools will receive a 1 percent pay increase in its last pay of December. On Wednesday, board members unanimously approved the increase, which was reportedly not a surprise and was listed in the State Teachers Retirement System ...

Tigers deny Indians

SALINEVILLE—The Wellsville boys basketball team staged a fourth-quarter rally to pick up a 71-65 win over Southern in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Tuesday. The Tigers are now 2-2 overall and 2-1 in the EOAC. The Indians are 2-1 overall and in the EOAC. Wellsville entered the ...

Warriors get red hot vs. Devils

BELOIT — West Branch streaked to 3-0 with a 73-45 win over Campbell Memorial on Tuesday. Reese Leone paced the winners with 25 points. Brandon Zuchowski dropped in 22 points, while Nick Everett had 15 rebounds. Campbell fell to 1-3. West Branch won the reserve game, 44-36. The ...

Big Red slows Potters

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville boys basketball coach Mike Haney had to use a timeout with 3:37 to go in Tuesday’s game in the Crimson Center after watching his team’s 21-point halftime lead trimmed to just five by visiting East Liverpool. Big Red’s experienced group of nine seniors ...

SWIMMING

East Liverpool, Weir at Brooke Tuesday EVENT WINNERS GIRLS 200 MEDLEY RELAY: East Liverpool 2:14.81 BOYS 200 MEDLEY RELAY: Brooke 2:00.9 GIRLS 200 FREESTYLE: Veronica Mann (Brooke) 2:14.15 BOYS 200 FREESTYLE: Ethan Robey (Brooke) 2:04.4 GIRLS 200 IM: Mary Ossman (Brooke) ...

JUNIOR HIGH

GIRLS BASKETBALL Beaver Local vs. Steubenville 7th Grade: Beaver Local won 18-16 on Tuesday. Beaver Local leaders: Peyton Roberts and Lauren Piscitelli. 8th Grade: Beaver Local won 29-18. Beaver Local leaders: Jordan Palmer, Chloe Reed, and Mackenna Coie. East Liverpool vs. Brooke 7th ...

BOWLING

United gets two HANOVERTON—The United bowling teams picked up a pair of wins over Louisville Tuesday at Forest Lanes. United won the boys match 1,882-1,650. For the Eagles, Andrew Hawkins had a high game of 192 and a series of 359. Lloyd Grate bowled a 180 high game and a 355 ...

Beaver’s Givens preps for Blue-Grey All-American Bowl

DALLAS — Beaver Local senior Garrett Givens will be playing in the annual Blue-Grey All-American Bowl on Monday at AT&T Stadium. “It’s a great honor to be selected to a national bowl game where I will be able to represent my school and area in Dallas Cowboys stadium,” Givens said. ...

Clippers storm past Blue Devils and are in a league of their own

COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana girls basketball team stormed past Lisbon 54-35 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Monday. The Clippers improve to 3-0 in the EOAC and are now in sole possession of first place. Lisbon falls to 3-3, 1-2. Kayla Muslovski led the Clipper attack with 23 ...