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Another solid day from Fields lifts Big Red to title game today

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CONNORVILLE — Pitchers can make all the difference at tournament time — and the Steubenville softball team has a good one. Madison Fields fanned six and limited the St. Clairsville bats to just three hits, allowing Big Red to pull away for a 9-1 victory in the Division II East 2 District ...

Clapham slides safely with Franciscan University of Steubenville

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Toronto’s Jory Clapham signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his academic and athletic careers at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Clapham, a three-year letterwinner, will play baseball for the Barons and study engineering. With him are, from left, his mother, Carrie ...

Pirates feel the heat, fall 11-1

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PHOENIX — Zack Greinke was cruising along when he felt something wrong. Taking no chances, the Arizona Diamondbacks ace called it a day. Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh ...

Hunt tells Browns they can trust him

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BEREA — Once he found the courage, Kareem Hunt watched the infamous video of him shoving a woman and then kicking her while she was on the ground. Like millions of others, he was disturbed. “I was like, ‘Wow, it’s pretty bad. That’s not me,’” he said, recalling his reaction. ...

Beilein: Leaving Michigan for Cavs is ‘right thing to do’

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CHICAGO (AP) — Whether it was the right time to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, John Beilein wasn’t sure. One thing he had no doubt about was this: It was the right move to make. Beilein decided it was time to jump to the NBA and see if he can win on basketball’s biggest ...

Indian Creek’s season concludes

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ZANESVILLE — The Indian Creek baseball team fell to Maysville, 4-2, in a Division II sectional final on Tuesday. Maysville, the No. 9 seed, will face third-seeded Steubenville Big Red on Monday at Harrison Central. Klay Cottis, Coy Amis and Peyton Michalos had two singles apiece for the ...

Edison walks-off over rival Buckeye Local in 12 innings

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RICHMOND — With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 12th inning, senior Andrew Kinney gave coach Mike Collopy a look as he approached the plate. The veteran Edison baseball coach had a good feeling in that moment, and it proved to be right. Kinney dropped a hit into the ...

Late rally lifts Central over Shadyside

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SHADYSIDE — For five innings of Tuesday’s Division IV sectional baseball final between Shadyside and Catholic Central, the pitchers — and the defenses behind them — were in control. That all changed in the sixth. There, the Crusaders awoke from their slumber, pegging the Tigers for ...