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Swimming to Wilmington

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Kassidy Rogers, who earned four swimming letters at Steubenville Catholic Central, will be continuing her academic and athletic careers at Wilmington College. She plans to major in business management and be a member of the Wilmington swim team, competing in the 200 IM and 100 meter breast ...

Lindor hits 2 HRs, 2 doubles to help Indians beat Royals 6-2

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor put his defensive problems behind him Saturday. Lindor homered twice and doubled twice for his third career four-hit game to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2. Lindor hit solo home runs in the third and seventh — raising his ...

Cavs, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference final

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BOSTON (AP) — The jerseys and venues will be the same, but so much has changed since the last time Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics met in the Eastern Conference finals. Kyrie Irving was dealt to Boston in a blockbuster offseason deal for Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder. But following a ...

Pirates top Giants 6-5 for 5th straight win

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco and Francisco Cervelli homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates took advantage of a sloppy inning by former closer Tony Watson to slip by the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Saturday for their fifth straight victory. Watson (1-2), an All-Star for Pittsburgh during ...

Big Red, Central look forward to football season

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STEUBENVILLE — Big Red’s quest for an 18 consecutive postseason berth and a fifth state championship begins on Aug. 24 when a new opponent visits Harding Stadium. Penn Hills, which competes in the WPIAL Class 6A Northern Seven Conference, will help Reno Saccoccia launch his 35th season at ...

Oak Glen doubles teams fall during regional action

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CHARLESTON — Two days before the regional tennis tournament, Magnolia’s No. 2 doubles team of Logan Riggs and Raegan Hale made an adjustment in its game. What they found has led them to a regional title and as of Friday night, an appearance in the Class A-AA No. 2 Doubles State ...

Starkey slides safely to Ohio Valley University

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Indian Creek's Brayden Starkey (front, center) signed his letter of intent on Thursday to continue his academic and baseball careers at Ohio Valley University. Starkey is a two-year letter winner with the Redksins baseball team. Pictured with him are (front, from left) mother Andrea, father ...

Harvey strikes gold with West Virginia Wesleyan

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Brooke’s Matt Harvey (front, center) recently signed his leter of intent to continue his academic and track careers at West Virginia Wesleyan. He will major in accounting. Pictured with him are (front, from left) mother Julie, father Dave; (back) distance coach Amy McMahon and principal ...

LeBron undaunted by Boston, Celtics’ mystique

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INDEPENDENCE — There haven’t been any championship banners hoisted into Boston’s hallowed rafters since 2008. LeBron James won’t let go of the rope. Cleveland’s star has bounced the Celtics from the playoffs four times in the past seven years, and James carries a six-game ...