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River recovers, trounces Buckeye Local

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HANNIBAL — By his own admission, Mark Romick was quite calm and collected when he addressed his team at halftime of Wednesday’s game against Buckeye Local. Actually, the veteran River head coach didn’t really say much, vocally. Despite looking up at a five-point deficit, he simply wrote ...

Big Red wins wrestling title

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville wrestling team continued to make the most of the 2020-21 season and continued its dual dominance with a 51-18 victory over Minerva on Wednesday. The latest win gave Big Red a Division II Regional Dual championship and advanced Steubenville to the Final 8 on ...

Burgey lining up for Fairmont State

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Eli Burgey, who Big Red coach Reno Saccoccia called “one of the best offensive linemen we’ve had in a good while,” signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his academic and football careers at Fairmont State. He is a two-time All-Eastern District first teamer. He earned ...

McCartney taking his talents to Otterbein University

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Isaiah McCartney, a three-year starter for the Big Red football team, signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his academic and football careers at Otterbein University. In 2020, he earned first-team All-Eastern District honors and received honorable mention on the All-Ohio team. At ...

Taylor serves her way to Bethany College

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Steubenville senior Anna Taylor signed her letter of intent Wednesday to continue her academic and volleyball careers at Bethany College and plans to major in education. Taylor was a four-year letterwinner and starter for Big Red. She was a first-team District-5 member in 2019 and 2020, as well ...

Crusaders cruise past Edison, prep for Big Red

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STEUBENVILLE — Come Friday night, the Catholic Central boys basketball team will see where it stands as the season winds down. If the Crusaders play like they did against Edison Tuesday night, anything can happen against Big Red. On Tuesday, the game essentially was over before the ...

Union Local cools down Steubenville

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BELMONT — The Steubenville boys basketball team saw its seven-game winning streak end to Union Local on Tuesday with a 55-45 defeat. Zion Sawyer led Big Red (10-4) with 14 points. Brenton Jones tallied 10 points, and Phaeton Hill added nine. For Union Local, Zac Bateman tallied a ...

Upset-minded Toronto falls just short in OT to Panthers

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CONNORVILLE — In a game featuring 13 lead changes, there should not be any glaring differences in the statistics. Buckeye Local and Toronto battled through four quarters of basketball Tuesday night, with neither team holding more than a five-point advantage over the initial 32 minutes of ...

Huskies fall in overtime to Red Devils

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Tuesday night’s meeting between St. Clairsville and Harrison Central had a little bit of everything. Whether it was a leg up in the Buckeye 8 South race or even sibling rivalry, neither the Red Devils nor the Huskies were going to be denied. So much so that the scheduled ...

Gorman signs with Baldwin Wallace

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Senior Ryan Gorman, who started at quarterback for Catholic Central during the past two seasons, signed his letter of intent Tuesday to continue his academic and football careers at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea. Playing his first season of varsity football as a junior, Gorman threw for ...