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Toronto shuts down sports for two weeks due to COVID-19

TORONTO — All sporting events at Toronto High School have been shut for the next week two weeks after a football varsity assistant coach tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The football team had to cancel its upcoming game Friday at Wellsville. Any practices or workouts from the ...

Harrison Central’s Kobe Mitchell caps off a banner week

STEUBENVILLE — Suffice it to say, last week was an extremely memorable one for Harrison Central’s Kobe Mitchell. Early in the week, the talented senior received an offer to continue his basketball career at the University of Akron. Mitchell was the Eastern District Division III Co-Player ...

Perfectly imperfect: Steelers are far from satisfied at 6-0

PITTSBURGH — To hear the NFL’s last unbeaten team tell it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are perfect in record only. Don’t get defensive end Cam Heyward wrong. He appreciates the fact the Steelers (6-0) are off to the second-best start in the franchise’s 87-year history after escaping ...

Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. out for the season with torn ACL

CLEVELAND — The Browns had finally figured out how to best use Odell Beckham Jr.’s unique skills. They’re back at the drawing board now in Cleveland. Beckham won’t be a distraction or a weapon for quarterback Baker Mayfield for the rest of 2020 — at least. His season’s over, and ...

Steelers hold on, remain unbeaten

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Diontae Johnson, and the Pittsburgh Steelers remained perfect by holding off Tennessee for a 27-24 victory Sunday in a game postponed three weeks after the Titans came down with the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak of the ...

Browns score late, outduel Bengals, 37-34

CINCINNATI (AP) — Baker Mayfield overcame a terrible start to throw for five touchdowns, including a 24-yard go-ahead score to Donovan Peoples-Jones with 15 seconds left, and the Cleveland Browns outdueled the Cincinnati Bengals 37-34 on Sunday. Nursing sore ribs, Mayfield started 0 for 5 ...

Panthers rush for 8 touchdowns, down Crusaders

STEUBENVILLE — Buckeye Local had its ground attack clicking on all cylinders Saturday, as it spoiled Catholic Central’s senior day celebration with a 53-15 victory on Leo Buffone Field. The Panthers, winners of two straight, amassed 510 rushing yards and eight touchdowns in improving to ...

Ward embraces challenge, lifts Oak Glen to sectional title over Weir High

NEW MANCHESTER — Prior to Saturday’s Class AA/A Region 1 Section 1 championship, Oak Glen head coach Ryan Wells preached to his girls soccer team about emotion. Weir High has been playing with that and heavy hearts for the past month since sophomore Madison Crowe lost her life. The Red ...

Weir High boys fall short in sectional final, 3-1

WHEELING — For the third straight year, the Wheeling Central boys soccer team earned the Class AA/A Region 1 Section 1 championship. The Maroon Knights will get another taste of the regional final, as they secured a 3-1 victory over Weir High Saturday night at the 16th Street Sports ...