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Toronto wrestlers capture EOAC title

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The Toronto wrestling team won the Eastern Ohio Athletic Championship on Thursday at Southern Local. TEAM RESULTS: Toronto 198, Southern 135, Columbiana 114, Wellsville 90, East Paelstine 24. Toronto 48 Columbiana 30 106 Virden Col Fall Savage Toronto 113 Whitman forfeit Toronto 120 ...

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Moore joins Walsh University’s huddle

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Steubenville’s Quentin Moore, flanked by mother, Regina Elliott, and uncle, Chris Elliott, signed his letter of intent on Thursday to continue his academic and football careers at Walsh University. Also on hand were, back, from left, football coach Reno Saccoccia, Athletic Director Lynn ...

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Ely tackles West Liberty University

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Steubenville’s Tyler Ely (center) signed a letter of intent Thursday to continue his academic, football and wrestling careers at West Liberty University. On hand were, from left, front, grandfather Ted Freeman, grandmother Phyllis Freeman, mother Nicole Evans, father Trey Hargrove; back, ...

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DiMarzio hits a home run with West Liberty University

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Steubenville’s Kameron DiMarzio, flanked by parents Heather and Gus DiMarzio, signed a letter of intent on Thursday to continue her academic and softball careers at West Liberty University. Also on hand were, from left, back, Principal Ted Gorman, coach April Minniefield, Athletic Director ...

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Ragusa scores with Alderson Broaddus University

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Steubenville’s Seana Ragusa, flanked by grandmother Mary Ragusa and father Sean Ragusa, signed her letter of intent on Thursday to continue her academic and soccer careers at Alderson Broaddus University. Also on hand were, from left, back, Principal Ted Gorman, Athletic Director Lynn Meyer, ...

HEADING TO FINALS — Weir High’s Wil Visnic competes in the 200 freestyle during Thursday’s West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission state swim meet in Morgantown. Visnic is seeded first in the event headed into today’s championship finals.
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Area swimmers will compete for W.Va. titles

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MORGANTOWN — Several area swimmers are in position to win state titles when the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission state swim meet continues today at West Virginia University’s Natatorium. Weir High School will see senior Kaitlyn Stumpf swim two individual events today: ...

Jake McCoy keeps possession away from Madonna’s Lucky Pulice (24) and Tony Sellitti.  (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Weir snaps Madonna’s dominance in city championship, wins 68-57

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WEIRTON — After Wednesday’s game between Weir High and Madonna at the Dube Dome, the Red Riders did something they were not able to do the past seven years — hoist the city championship trophy. They did it by downing the Blue Dons, 68-57. Senior Keyshawn Faulks, who was 11 years old the ...

JM girls spoil Steubenville’s senior night

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STEUBENVILLE — Four players combined for 90 of the points scored in Wednesday’s girls basketball game between John Marshall and Big Red inside the Crimson Center. Fortunately for the visitors, the higher scoring duo was wearing Monarch uniforms. Avery Derrow knocked down 30 and Shay ...

GAINING POINTS — Indian Creek’s Brayden Starkey competes against Edison’s Sam Shrock in a 152-pound match on Wednesday. Starkey won via pinfall. (Photo by Andrew Grimm)

Creek wrestlers prep for upcoming sectionals

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WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek wrestling team is gearing up for the upcoming sectional tournament and gave the senior class a successful send off from the home gym on Wednesday night, defeating a short-handed, injury-riddled Edison squad in a dual match, 60-6. “We knew Edison was kind ...

BATTLING — Steubenville’s Hezakiah Scurry wrestles against Beaver Local’s Chad Mays on Wednesday. (Photo by Dan Santarelli)

Short-handed Big Red pins Beaver Local

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CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local wrestling team dropped a late season dual contest to Steubenville on Wednesday night. Despite being short-handed, the Big Red picked up a 36-27 win over the Beavers. “We are pretty banged up,” Steubenville coach Mike Blackburn said. “We knew coming in we ...