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Soccer life comes full circle for new Big Red girls coach Annie Cutri

STEUBENVILLE — After living and coaching soccer in Georgia and Arizona since 2010, Annie Cutri decided it was time for her and her husband, Rocky, to move back home in June 2019. Cutri, a 2006 Steubenville High School graduate, is a chemistry, science and math teacher. She loves soccer so ...

Canadiens eliminate Penguins

TORONTO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins entered their qualifying round matchup against Montreal healthy but wary. Optimistic but guarded. While they’d shown plenty of grit during a regular season that featured extended absences by high-profile names on their star-laden roster, in a short ...

Pirates drop high-scoring affair to Tigers, 17-13

PITTSBURGH — Niko Goodrum drove in five runs, two on a double in a big 11th inning that sent the Detroit Tigers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 17-13 in a startling slugfest on Friday night. Both teams finished with 16 hits, surprising since each club had four players in the starting lineup ...

Li Haotong at his best, building early lead at PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO — Still young, often inconsistent, forever fearless, Li Haotong is capable of just about anything on a big stage in golf. He was at his best Friday in the PGA Championship. Three years after his 63 in the final round of the British Open, Li hit only four fairways at Harding ...

Indian Creek golf takes down BL

The Indian Creek golf team bested Buckeye Local, 176-182, on Friday. The Redskins’ Justice Morris and Trevor Meek, along with Buckeye Local’s Aiden Polanski, were medalists with a 41. Also for Indian Creek, Connor Garbade carded a 46, while Mason Porter shot a 48. For the Panthers, ...

Back at Big Red: Forte returns as girls basketball coach

STEUBENVILLE — Angelita Forte loves working with the youth and the game of basketball. Becoming Big Red’s head girls basketball coach for the second time just made too much sense for her. Former head coach Jeff Lombardo joined the boys basketball program earlier this year. So, when the ...

Toronto’s golfers best Edison

TORONTO —- The Toronto golf team bested Edison, 175-216, on Thursday at Dyer Country Club. The Red Knights’ Hunter Keenan was the medalist, carding a 39. Ty Suffoletta shot a 44, Ethan Masters 45 and Brennan Suffoletta 47. For the Wildcats, Pam Johnson led with a 48. Zoe Shell carded a ...

Pirates halt losing skid in dramatic fashion against Twins

PITTSBURGH — Derek Shelton has said all the right things during the Pittsburgh Pirates’ bumpy start, one marred by injuries to the pitching staff and an offense that entered Thursday as the worst in the National League. The first-year manager praised his players’ attitudes. He pointed ...

Uncertainty marks start of Ohio State Buckeyes football camp

COLUMBUS — Ohio State opened preseason training camp Thursday with strict coronavirus protocols in place and under a cloud of uncertainty about whether the revised 10-game season will even be played at all. Rules requiring testing, masks, frequent disinfecting of equipment and social ...

Day, Todd share the lead after first round of PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO — Jason Day took his first step toward a return to the spotlight in the majors Thursday at the PGA Championship. Brooks Koepka never seems to leave. Day took advantage of a TPC Harding Park that never felt this accommodating during the practice rounds. With only a mild ...