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Fleming powers Big Red to win over Huskies

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CADIZ — Ten players contributed to the offensive attack Thursday, as Steubenville rolled to a 12-6 victory over Harrison Central on Robert Mazeroski Field inside Sally Buffalo Park. The game, which endured a 30-minute delay due to lighting, was halted by darkness after six innings. Kye ...

Penner, Redskins beat the Beavers

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MINGO JUNCTION — The game started with a Beaver Local bomb, but Indian Creek rallied the troops and came away with the win. The Redskins broke the game open in the third inning, en route to an 12-4 victory against the Beavers Thursday evening on Mike Melko Field. “We bounced back,” ...

COVID-19 hurting W.Va. basketball

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Just when it felt like high school sports in West Virginia would make it through a limited winter season, COVID-19 turned its ugly head and is affecting teams in the Northern Panhandle. Three teams currently are feeling the effects, with two uncertain about the future. First, the Brooke ...

Wildcats storm past Potters

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Katie Fluharty singled twice, homered and drove in five runs during the Edison softball team’s 13-0, five-inning victory over East Liverpool on Thursday. Hannah Christoff also cranked a home run and tallied two RBIs. Audrey Scott tripled and drove home a pair. Maddie ...

Madonna drains 11 3s during big win

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PADEN CITY — On the strength of 11 made 3-pointers, the Madonna boys basketball team cruised past Paden City, 69-45, on Thursday. Lucky Pulice led the Blue Dons with 18 points. Santino Arlia nailed five from beyond the arc for 15 points. Anthony Mascio scored 11 and Matt Amaismeier ...

West Virginia wrestlers prep for regional action

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MOUNDSVILLE — The “Road to Huntington” begins for W.Va. wrestlers in Region 1 this weekend at two different sites in the Mountain State. The Class A/AA event, which is held at the Fairmont Fieldhouse, gets started tonight and continues through Saturday, while the Class AAA tournament ...

OSU’s Johnson adapts to change in his plans

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COLUMBUS — Paris Johnson, Jr. did his homework and thought he knew where he would fit into Ohio State’s starting lineup this season. Then his assignment changed. Johnson, who arrived at OSU last season as the No. 1 offensive tackle recruit in the country, thought he would be starting at ...

Anderson’s gem, solid defense lifts CCHS over Creek

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STEUBENVILLE — This season marks David Kissinger’s first on a baseball diamond at any level. One easily could have been fooled when watching the junior play against Indian Creek on Wednesday. In the top of the fifth with a runner on first and nobody out, the Redskins’ Isaiah Vandine ...

Toronto scores 3 in the 10th, defeats Buckeye Local

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CONNORVILLE — The Toronto softball team outlasted Buckeye Local, 9-6, in 10 innings on Wednesday Andrea Reeves earned the victory in relief. She tossed three innings, allowed two hits and struck out one. Riley Kinsey pitched the first seven frames, allowed six hits and struck out six. At ...

Malaki Branham named Ohio Mr. Basketball

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COLUMBUS — Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School senior Malaki Branham was announced as Ohio Mr. Basketball Wednesday by a statewide media panel. St. Vincent-St. Mary High School will host a ceremony on Thursday, April 8, at 1:30 p.m. to present the award to Branham. Media are invited to ...