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Creek tops Buckeye Local

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WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek volleyball team got its first win of the season Monday, sweeping Buckeye 8 Conference opponent Buckeye Local, 25-9, 25-8, 25-9. Sarah Mazzaferro had six aces, five kills and one dig. Taylor Jones had eight aces, two blocks, two kills, one dig and one assist. ...

Nationals pound Pirates

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Nationals are on a hot streak at the plate that defies explanation. “If anyone knew the answer to that, they could write a book and make millions of dollars,” Adam Eaton said. The onslaught continued Monday night when Asdrubal Cabrera hit the last of ...

Johnson dedicates rookie year to late coach

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson is dedicating his rookie season to Darryl Drake. Drake died a week ago and Johnson honored the Steelers’ former wide receivers coach with his first NFL touchdown reception in Pittsburgh’s second preseason game, a home ...

Browns hoping kickers straighten out

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BEREA (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens isn’t quite ready to give his kickers the boot. Despite erratic performances — wide right, wide left, short, off the uprights — in training camp and exhibitions by incumbent Greg Joseph and rookie Austin Seibert, Kitchens said the team has no ...

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Big Red meet the team coming STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville High School will host football meet the team and a scrimmage against Youngstown East on Wednesday. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for students. Gates open at 4 p.m. No comp tickets will be accepted. Harding Middle School will ...

Cubs top Pirates in Little League Classic

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic. Nicholas Castellanos and Jason Heyward also connected as Chicago earned its second ...

Brooke Soccer Classic again a success

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WELLSBURG — The Brooke Soccer Classic has continued to bring teams from around West Virginia and Ohio together for a full day of soccer. On Saturday, Brooke High School hosted the sixth-annual event where a total of 28 teams participated in a scrimmaged-filled day to prepare for the upcoming ...

Big Red returning lettermen

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The returning letterman for Big Red are from left, kneeling, Emmanuel Ware, JoJo Brown, Tayveon Crawford, Noah Howarth, David Tuttle and Stone Biacco; and standing, Niko Kausky, Terrance Norris, Dravin Martineau, Randy Mitchell, Luke Zorne, Keith Bodnar, Isaiah McCartney and Nasari Jackson. ...

Ohio State’s Dobbins says he’s the best back in the nation

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Despite running for 1,053 yards and 10 touchdowns, J.K. Dobbins says last season was a frustrating personal failure. “I didn’t make defenses fear me as I should,” the Ohio State tailback said while vowing to bounce back in 2019. After he set a freshman school rushing ...

Clevinger, Indians tame Yankees 8-4 for split

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Freeman found out Saturday night he was going to pick up a rare start in place of Cleveland Indians star infielder Jose Ramirez. A couple of hours before Sunday’s game, the 32-year-old career minor leaguer took a walk out to an empty Monument Park in Yankee Stadium to ...