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Bernard rushes to Mount Union

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Steubenville's Jacob Bernard, front, right, signed his letter of intent on Tuesday to continue his academic and football careers at Mount Union University. Bernard is a two-year letterwinner with the Big Red football team and will major in nursing. He was joined by his father, Jeff, and back, ...

Neely powers his way to Wheeling Jesuit

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Steubenville's Ryan Neely, front, second from left, signed his letter of intent on Monday to continue his academic and baseball careers at Wheeling Jesuit University. Neely plans to work his way into the pre-veterinary program. Joining him were, from left, front, his mother, Amy; his father, ...

Gennett’s slam helps Harvey gets 1st Reds win, 7-2 over Bucs

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CINCINNATI (AP) — So far, Matt Harvey is making good on his second chance. The former Mets ace allowed only one run over six innings for his first win with the Cincinnati Reds, and Scooter Gennett hit his fifth grand slam in the last two seasons on Tuesday night for a 7-2 victory over the ...

Celtics hope return home can slow down LeBron, Cavaliers

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BOSTON — The Celtics expected to see a different LeBron James in Cleveland after the Cavaliers fell into a 2-0 hole to open the Eastern Conference finals Two games and back-to-back wins later , James has reminded everyone exactly why he’s been to seven straight NBA finals. Boston will be ...

Tribe routs Cubs 10-1

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Ramirez hit his 14th homer and the Cleveland Indians routed the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night in their first meeting at Wrigley Field since the 2016 World Series. The AL Central leaders moved back to .500 with an easy victory against the team that beat them two ...

BRIEFS

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Post 33 holding tryouts Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Teramana Post 33 Legion baseball team will hold tryouts at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Vaccaro Field for the upcoming season. Players heading into their freshman year, graduating seniors and everybody in between are invited. ...

Red Knights set to battle for Region 15 crown

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LANCASTER — For a third straight year the Toronto baseball team is headed to the Division IV, Region 15 tournament as East District Champions. When it gets under way on Thursday at Beavers Field in Lancaster, coach Brian Perkins’ Red Knights will have a tall task in front of them. ...

LeBron James scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics

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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James knows the path to the NBA Finals better than anyone in today’s game. And unless the Boston Celtics do something soon, he could get there again. James bullied his way to 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland ...

Eastern District Baseball

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Eastern District Baseball OVERALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Nolan Clegg, Toronto. Division I-II PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Alec Taylor, Steubenville. COACH OF THE YEAR: Brad Barclay, John Glenn. FIRST TEAM: Dalton Crowley, Tri-Valley; Skye Bryan, Try-Valley; Dalton Burcher, Indian Valley; ...

LeBronzed? James honored by drive to build statue of him

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James may go from idolized to immortalized in his hometown. A GoFundMe account has been established with a goal to raise $1 million to sculpt and erect a life-size statue of James in Akron, where he began his basketball career before becoming a superstar ...