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Toronto gains more momentum, bests Conotton Valley, 69-46

TORONTO — The Toronto boys basketball team turned up the heat on Conotton Valley, and the added pressure led to a big win, as the Red Knights brought down the Rockets, 69-46, Wednesday night to sweep the season series. “We applied pressure,” Toronto (7-13) head coach Sean Tucker said. ...

Muldrew outlasts Palmer, Big Red wins two more duals

CONNORVILLE — The Steubenville wrestling team added two more dual wins to its mark, one senior remained undefeated and another came out on top of one of the most anticipated matches of the season, as Big Red swept a tri-meet with Fairless and Buckeye Local on Wednesday. Steubenville ...

Crusaders out-battle Redskins

STEUBENVILLE — When halftime began during Tuesday night’s contest, the Catholic Central and Indian Creek boys basketball teams had to be separated and sent to their locker rooms one by one, as a brawl nearly broke out. Both squads had that energy and intensity throughout the game. In the ...

Central girls stun Ferry with huge fourth quarter

MARTINS FERRY — By no way was it a masterpiece, but Catholic Central girls basketball coach Jess Looman will take it. It being a 41-36 victory over Martins Ferry Tuesday night in Tolbert Gymnasium high atop the Purple City. “We will definitely take a win. We play hard game-in and ...

Toronto tops Lisbon

TORONTO — A solid defensive effort lifted the Toronto girls basketball team to a 43-25 victory over Lisbon on Tuesday. Maddie Anderson paced the Red Knights (4-10) with a game-high 11 points. Kendall Thomas produced nine points. Toronto tentatively hosts Malvern on Thursday. Toronto 43, ...

High flying Union Local spoils Abram’s milestone night

STEUBENVILLE — Makayla Abram needed nine points for reach the 1,000 mark entering Monday’s match up with Union Local — and it was pretty clear she knew it. The Big Red senior standout put up seven first quarter points and was seemingly all over the floor, nearly missing on a couple of ...