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Redskins power by Beavers

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WINTERSVILLE — Trevor Fante made his last regular season appearance inside Kettlewell Stadium one to remember Friday night. The talented tailback ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns, as Indian Creek used a strong second half to dust off Buckeye 8 North rival Beaver Local 37-7 on Senior ...

Oak Glen stays perfect with nail-biting victory

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CADIZ — Oak Glen’s Golden Bears were just 1 yard and 16 seconds away from becoming Harrison Central’s second unbeaten victim in three weeks, but a monumental push enabled quarterback Nick Chaney to squeeze into the end zone and preserve the Bears’ perfect record with a thrilling 26-21 ...

John Marshall runs all over Brooke

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MOUNDSVILLE — John Marshall came out and ran the ball on its first play of the game and it didn’t stop until the clock hit zero. Three Monarch backs rushed for over 100 yards, as John Marshall thumped visiting Brooke, 40-6, on homecoming night Friday at Monarch Stadium. “Our offensive ...

Numerous records shattered in East Liverpool’s win over Panthers

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YORKVILLE — It was a record-setting kind of night at World War II Memorial Stadium Friday evening as the invading East Liverpool Potters took care of the homestanding Buckeye Local Panthers by a 49-8 count. While the scoreboard may have had a wide margin showing, both teams had individuals ...

COLUMN: Reliving 50 years of Little Steelers football

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Recently, I called Mrs. Britney Bowen after I discovered her telephone number on one of the Weirton Little Steelers Midget Football Association Facebook pages. She is President of the Weirton Little Steelers football program. We had never met, but I wanted to inform her that the Weirton ...

‘Fragile’ Steelers still optimistic

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin’s expression and the circumstances surrounding it summed up the plight of his injury-ravaged team perfectly. “Seriously, guys?” the Pittsburgh Steelers coach said when asked if Mason Rudolph would be the quarterback after being cleared of the NFL’s ...

No. 1 pick to No. 1 in picks, Mayfield struggling

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has gone from No. 1 pick to No. 1 in picks. A record-setting rookie quarterback who pulled the Browns back from their darkest despair while re-energizing a fan base last season, Mayfield has been error-prone, inaccurate and inconsistent for a team that has ...

No. 5 Oklahoma looks to continue dominance against West Virginia

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Quarterback Austin Kendall always wanted to lead his football team onto Oklahoma’s Owen Field, seeking a win over a Big 12 Conference rival before another sellout crowd. He will, though he will be wearing a West Virginia jersey while doing so. Kendall, who spent the ...

Red Devils eliminate Big Red girls, 1-0

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The old adage that defense wins championships came into play Thursday night in a Division II Eastern District sectional final girls high school soccer match. St. Clairsville and Steubenville went toe-to-toe like a pair of heavyweight boxers on the artificial pitch inside ...

Crusaders fall at home in Division III sectional final

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STEUBENVILLE — The Catholic Central boys soccer team was on the ropes early against Coshocton, but the Crusaders were able to withstand the early attack by the Redskins. Catholic Central fought back to tie the score, but Coshocton netted the final two goals of the game. The No. 4 seed ...