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Falcons, Beavers tops at Hoppel

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CALCUTTA — It has been a decade to remember for the Austintown Fitch wrestling team at the Everett Hoppel Memorial Tournament at Beaver Local High School. The Falcons won the 42nd annual tournament on Saturday making it six team titles for the decade. Fitch also won team titles in 2013, ...

Ohioans go 2-3 in EP Border Battle

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EAST PALESTINE — Jonathan Bertovich lit up the scoreboard with 29 points but it was far too little to keep East Palestine engaged as Mohawk ran away with a 73-47 victory on Saturday in the final game of the East Palestine Border Battle. Pennsylvania ended up winning three of four of the ...

Indians pull away from Devils on way to 8-0 start

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From Staff Reports SALINEVILLE—The Southern boys basketball team overcame a one-point halftime deficit and pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 64-50 win over Lisbon Friday. The Indians are now 8-0 overall and 3-0 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. The Blue Devils fall to 2-5 and ...

WVU comes to town

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YOUNGSTOWN —Jerrod Calhoun first met West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins when he played AAU basketball. Huggins was the coach at the University of Cincinnati at the time. Calhoun, after playing at Cleveland State for the late Rollie Massimino, became a student ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Christmas Classic today ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union will host the annual Alliance Christmas Classic at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex today. Four high school boys basketball games will be played starting at 1:30 p.m. One ticket will grant admission to all games. ...

Brooks leads South Range

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From Staff Reports HUBBARD—The South Range boys basketball team held off Hubbard 68-64 in Northeast 8 Athletic League action Friday. Chris Brooks tallied 29 points to lead the Raiders, while Dante DiGaetano added 12 points. Jake Gehring finished with nine points. South Range won the JV ...

In the cold, it’s always better to be safe than sorry

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Looking out my window I can see that the lake has not iced over and the open water adds to my fishing withdrawal symptoms. My boats are out of the water and covered up snuggly on their trailers, but I really have the bug to go catch a fish. In years past I might have been out in my kayak ...

BOWLING RESULTS

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High Nooners Senior Bowling League FIRST HALF STANDINGS: Variety Pac 52-8, Banana Splits 43-17, The Odd Squad 39-21, Lucky Strikes 32-28, Butterflies 29-31, Sun Shine 27-33, Red Birds 18-42. FIRST HALF CHAMPS: Variety Pac. MENS HIGH GAMES: Bo Bozek 209, Tom Andrix 193, Mike Price ...

PREP SWIMMING

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At Calcutta Friday Boys Dual Scores East Liverpool def. Salem 65-29 Wheeling Park def. Western Reserve 124-0 Beaver Local def. Oak Glen 57-8 Beaver Local def. Salem 57-33 Beaver Local def. Southeast 58-0 Beaver Local def. West Branch 56-8 Beaver Local def. Western Reserve ...

Hammond helps Clippers in EOAC

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COLUMBIANA — Columbiana got a lift in the form of Grace Hammond’s 15 points, four steals and two assists as the Clippers took over sole possession of first place in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference with a 43-31 win over United on Thursday. Columbiana is 4-3 and 3-0 in the EOAC. ...