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Leetonia captures fifth win

From Staff Reports LEETONIA — Juniors Dylan Durick and Marco Ferry combined for five touchdowns as Leetonia ran over East Palestine, 48-0, in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play Friday. The Bears are 5-3 overall — winning five games in a season for the first time since 2012 — and ...

Just like the regular season, Rebels are rolling through Salem tourney

SALEM — The state-ranked Crestview volleyball team has rolled through a good portion of its schedule unchallenged, and Thursday’s Division III sectional final at Cabas Gymnasium was no exception. Playing with purpose and intensity, the top-seeded Rebels wasted no time in disposing of ...

Beaver stuns Bears

From Staff Reports WARSAW — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team isn’t ready to wrap up the season yet. Riley Britt scored on a Madison Cline assist with 12 minutes left in the second overtime as the Beavers dumped top-seeded River View 1-0 in a sectional final on Thursday. ...

Braves oust Beavers

From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — Third-seeded Beaver Local bowed out of the Div. II sectional tournament with a 25-12, 25-23, 25-23 loss to eighth-seeded Indian Valley on Thursday. For the Beavers, Bailey Bowersock had two kills and nine digs. Karlee Furman had 18 assists, two kills, four ...

Creek respects Beavers

WINTERSVILLE — Indian Creek coach Andrew Connor has a lot of respect for Mike McKenzie and his Beaver Local program. The two Buckeye 8 North rivals meet tonight at Kettlewell Stadium with the Redskins looking to keep working toward a playoff spot — and potential home game. “Over the ...

CROSS COUNTRY

District back at GlenOak CANTON — The Canton district cross country meet is back at GlenOak High School for the second year in a row Saturday. Columbiana, East Palestine, Heartland, Leetonia, Lisbon, Sebring, Southern and United will compete in Division III and West Branch in ...

Liverpool blanks Maysville

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s boys soccer team showed off a strong defensive display in downing Maysville 4-0 on Wednesday in a Div. II sectional semifinal at Patterson Field. The Potters (10-3-2) advance to meet Steubenville at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Harding Stadium. “Tonight we ...

Potters come to play vs. Big Red

EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s volleyball team bounced back in a big way on Wednesday in the Div. II sectional final against Steubenville at Potter Fieldhouse. A few days after Oak Glen knocked off the Potters in the OVAC Class 4A final, East Liverpool was sharp in a 25-19, 25-21, ...

Bears try harder against Clippers

COLUMBIANA — Leetonia’s starting lineup in Tuesday’s Div. III sectional opener against Columbiana in the boys soccer tournament featured nine girls. The plan for the Bears before the season started was to have an all-girls team, but there were four boys in the school district who ...

Welch’s 100th leads Bulldogs

From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE—The seventh-seeded East Palestine soccer team kicked off the postseason with a 5-0 win over 10th-seeded Waterloo Tuesday in a Div. III sectional opener. Josh Welch scored his 100th career goal for the Bulldogs as part of a two-goal, two assist night. ...