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Sexton, Cavaliers beat Nets again

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton had 25 points and nine assists, Andre Drummond added 19 points and 16 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Brooklyn Nets for the second time in three days, 125-113 on Friday night. The Nets played without superstar forward Kevin Durant, who was held ...

Red-hot Wildcats hit bump in the road

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RICHMOND — The Edison girls basketball team has been making noise over the last three weeks or so, winning seven times in its last nine games after starting the season 0-7. Thursday night was a bump in the road, and credit is due to a Martins Ferry squad that has had its struggles of late. ...

Another night, another Big Red wrestling victory

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STEUBENVILLE — It was another day, another dual and another win for the Steubenville wrestling team, as Big Red extended its undefeated mark to 13-0 with a 60-18 win over visiting Martins Ferry Thursday night at the Crimson Center. Big Red took nine of the first 10 matches by six points in ...

Clutch foul shots lift St. Clairsville girls over CCHS, 43-30

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STEUBENVILLE — Free throws made the difference Thursday, as St. Clairsville hung on for a 43-40 victory over Catholic Central inside the Mickey Barber Gymnasium. The Red Devils, who were coming off a Wednesday loss to John Glenn, knocked down 15 of 20 from the charity stripe and went 9 for ...

River recovers, trounces Buckeye Local

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HANNIBAL — By his own admission, Mark Romick was quite calm and collected when he addressed his team at halftime of Wednesday’s game against Buckeye Local. Actually, the veteran River head coach didn’t really say much, vocally. Despite looking up at a five-point deficit, he simply wrote ...

Big Red wins wrestling title

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville wrestling team continued to make the most of the 2020-21 season and continued its dual dominance with a 51-18 victory over Minerva on Wednesday. The latest win gave Big Red a Division II Regional Dual championship and advanced Steubenville to the Final 8 on ...

Burgey lining up for Fairmont State

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Eli Burgey, who Big Red coach Reno Saccoccia called “one of the best offensive linemen we’ve had in a good while,” signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his academic and football careers at Fairmont State. He is a two-time All-Eastern District first teamer. He earned ...

McCartney taking his talents to Otterbein University

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Isaiah McCartney, a three-year starter for the Big Red football team, signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his academic and football careers at Otterbein University. In 2020, he earned first-team All-Eastern District honors and received honorable mention on the All-Ohio team. At ...

Taylor serves her way to Bethany College

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Steubenville senior Anna Taylor signed her letter of intent Wednesday to continue her academic and volleyball careers at Bethany College and plans to major in education. Taylor was a four-year letterwinner and starter for Big Red. She was a first-team District-5 member in 2019 and 2020, as well ...

Crusaders cruise past Edison, prep for Big Red

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STEUBENVILLE — Come Friday night, the Catholic Central boys basketball team will see where it stands as the season winds down. If the Crusaders play like they did against Edison Tuesday night, anything can happen against Big Red. On Tuesday, the game essentially was over before the ...