Central girls headed to district tourney

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STEUBENVILLE — The Catholic Central girls soccer team has advanced to the district tournament. Catholic Central — the No. 3 seed — scored the first three goals of the match against Ridgewood — the No. 6 seed — en route to a 5-2 victory in an Ohio Division III Sectional Co-Final ...

Golden Bears play to their full potential in sectional opener

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NEW MANCHESTER — After a long season and a lot of adversity, Oak Glen boys soccer coach Jaison Polly wanted his team to get back to the form it had early in the season when sectionals began Tuesday. The Golden Bears did just that, rolling to an 8-0 victory over Tyler Consolidated in a ...

Huskies season ends with tough, five-set loss

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ZOARVILLE — Harrison Central led after three sets and took Barnesville to five sets in a Division III, East District sectional final on Tuesday, but the Shamrocks ultimately prevailed, 25-18, 19-25, 25-22, 23-25, 8-15, at Tuscarawas Valley High School. For the Huskies, who were the No. 11 ...

Day: Buckeyes’ prep during bye week excellent

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State tried to make its week off last week as much like the weeks leading up to big wins over Akron, Rutgers and Maryland, coach Ryan Day said on Tuesday at his weekly press conference. “I thought our prep the last two weeks leading into the bye week was excellent. What ...

Frazier emerges as a vocal leader for WVU

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MORGANTOWN — Zach Frazier sat before a gaggle of media members, taking questions. The West Virginia University football team’s starting center is soft spoken, and his answers are brief. The 6-foot-3, 300-pounder hears the questions, but a much more reserved version of Frazier responds. ...

After Week 9, area teams are closing in on playoff spots

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STEUBENVILLE — Three Ohio teams (Toronto, Edison and Big Red) in The Herald-Star-Daily Times coverage area all but wrapped up trips to the playoffs thanks to Week 9 victories while a fourth (Harrison Central) remains in the hunt. The Red Knights traveled to Ashtabula County and returned ...