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Beaver Local shows balance vs. Edison

From Staff Reports RICHMOND — Luke Chetock had 16 points as Beaver Local picked up another Buckeye 8 win with a 75-51 victory over Edison on Friday. Logan Reed added 12 points and Josh Hilditch had 11 points for the winners. Jaden Kiddey had 10 points. Beaver Local (10-6, 6-2) hosts ...

Coyotes are an elusive quest

The news about coyote attacks in Chicago is very disturbing, but when you also read about Chicago’s murder rate four-legged coyotes might be the least of your worries. Crime is always a concern, but since we live in Morning Journal Country I’ll just concentrate on the problems we might ...

Winter weather alters schedule

Saturday’s winter storm postponed several area high school girls basketball games. The following were postponed: Lake Center at Heartland, Marlington at West Branch, Crestview at Liberty, Minerva at Carrollton, Philip Barbour at Oak Glen. Minerva at Carrollton will be made-up on Jan. 27. No ...

Ten Beavers open with pins

WHEELING, W.Va. — Beaver Local and Oak Glen scored 10 pins each in its opening round matches on Thursday during the first day of the Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Championships at WesBanco Arena. Scoring pins for the Beavers were Mark Emmerling (120), John Woodburn (126), Logan Ours (132), ...

Midland’s Vinovich to Super Bowl

NEW YORK — Two people familiar with the assignment tell The Associated Press that Bill Vinovich was chosen to work this year’s Super Bowl because he had the highest rating among referees. The selection of Vinovich, a native of Midland, Pa., has met with some disfavor from players and fans, ...

Beavers even mark

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local made quick work of Edison. The Beavers took a 21-2 lead on the way to a 66-31 win Thursday night to even their record at 7-7. Jenna Riccardo scored a game-high 20 points, hitting 8-of-10 free throws in 10-point first quarter. Elizabeth Kolkowski added 16 points and ...

Big Red plants Potters

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville’s winning streak continues at the expense of East Liverpool’s. The Big Red girls basketball team jumped out to an early lead and led wire to wire, racing past the tired Potters, 60-31, Thursday night inside the Crimson Center. The victory is Big Red’s ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Coaches vs. Cancer game HANOVERTON — United’s second Coaches vs. Cancer boys basketball game will be held Feb. 5 against Heartland Christian. All proceeds will go to the Columbiana County Health Department Cancer Detention Clinic. To help raise money, the school will be selling ...

PREP WRESTLING

South Range at United Wednesday South Range 57, United 10 106: Hunter Newell (SR) won by forfeit. 113: Gavin Pahanish (SR) pin Grant Greier, 3:02. 120: Jacob Richardson (SR) pin Ethan Stout, 1:20. 126: Michael Markulin (SR) tech. fall Ethan Baker, 16-1. 132: Clayton Kramer (SR) dec. ...

INDOOR ARCHERY

at Westville Lake Country Club Wednesday Night Bowhunters League STANDINGS: Austin Mehl 24 1/2; Justin Fraser 23 1/2; Bill Readshaw 19 1/2; Jason Ring 19; Troy Todd 18 1/2; Scott Weikart 18; Jim Mehl 16 1/2; Ben Johnston 16; Connor Hedrick 11; Drew Russell 6; Owen Sutton 5; Ty Griffiths ...