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Toronto eighth-grade girls capture another title

The Toronto eighth-grade girls basketball team captured the EOAC championship this season, one year after winning it all as seventh graders, and are currently BMC small school champions. They have compiled a record of 25-6 over the past two seasons.

Tribe got preview of ‘20 rotation without Kluber and Bauer

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Shane Bieber and all the young Indians starters have pretty much gotten used to being without stalwarts Corey Kluber and Trevor Bauer in Cleveland’s rotation. They got a head start last season on what it would be like without them. “We didn’t have much of a choice ...

Senior Bowl helps some draft prospects prep for NFL combine

INDIANAPOLIS — Linebacker Malik Harrison came to the NFL’s annual scouting combine fully prepared. He expected the early mornings, the late nights and the wall-to-wall interview schedules. He answered endless questions and took the psychological tests. And over the past month, the former ...

West Virginia state wrestling tournament

HUNTINGTON — Nine Ohio Valley Athletic Conference wrestlers advanced to the quarterfinals of the 73rd-annual West Virginia Class A-AA state tournament Thursday night inside Big Sandy Super Store Arena. Oak Glen led the local contingent with five winners on opening night. Weir High had two ...

Oak Glen boys end regular season on top, prep for Weir

MOUNDSVILLE — After having more than a week off since its last game, Oak Glen was ready to end its regular season with a victory. After a loss to Wheeling Park that snapped their six-game winning streak, it took a little while for the Golden Bears to get into rhythm. However, their style ...

Ohio State star Chase Young follows in Nick Bosa’s footsteps

INDIANAPOLIS — Chase Young wants to follow in fellow Ohio State star Nick Bosa’s NFL footsteps, and he probably won’t have to wait all that long to start. The freakishly athletic defensive end who’s widely viewed as the best player coming out of college — just as Bosa was — ...

Buckeyes make fast work of Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ohio State replaced the injured Kyle Young in the starting lineup with Duane Washington Jr. and didn’t miss a beat. Making his first start since Jan. 11, Washington hit three straight 3-pointers to open the game to get the 23rd-ranked Buckeyes started in a 75-54 ...

NFL, players move closer to new CBA, but deal not done yet

The NFL and its players have moved closer to a new collective bargaining agreement and the next decade of labor peace that would come with it. If the process is at first-and-goal now, though, there’s still work to be done to get into the end zone. With a late-night vote, on the slim ...

Briefs

Big Red Boosters meeting Monday STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday inside the Harding Stadium Field House. All are welcome and memberships are available. Indians RHP Clase out with sprain GOODYEAR, Arizona — Indians reliever Emmanuel Clase could be ...

Cottis heading to Maryland, signs with Frederick Community College

WINTERSVILLE — Before the high school baseball season gets underway, Indian Creek’s Klay Cottis signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his academic and baseball careers at Frederick Community College in Maryland. Last season, Cottis hit .486 for the Redskins with 36 hits, eight ...