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Huskies run away from Crusaders with huge third quarter

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CADIZ — Three players reached double figures, and Harrison Central rode a big third quarter to a 53-40 victory over Catholic Central on Saturday. Junior dandy McKayla Dunkle paced the now 9-4 Huskies with 22 points. Aubrey Corder contributed 14, while Britton Positano added 11, nine coming ...

Big Red wrestles, dominates meet in Maysville

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MAYSVILLE - The Steubenville wrestling team remained perfect in duals, and two of its wrestlers remained perfect on the season, as Big Red dominated a five-team meet Saturday at Maysville. Steubenville flexed its muscles in lopsided victories, scoring 277 points, while its opponents combined ...

Toronto boys win third game, down Frontier

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MATAMORAS — The Toronto boys basketball team bounced back from a team defeat a night earlier at Catholic Central to down Frontier, 54-43, on Saturday. Brant Reeves led the Red Knights (3-11) with a game-high 22 points, including a 10 for 13 mark from the free-throw line (all in the second ...

Crusaders weather storm

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STEUBENVILLE — Charles Miller is Catholic Central’s best scorer, and he normally pours in at least 20 points each game in different varieties. He can hit outside drives or drive in the paint. What made his 23-point performance Friday against Toronto special was his work at the free-throw ...

Creek’s hard work pays off with big win

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RICHMOND — After a grueling week of playing hard but not getting the results, Indian Creek ended the week in style Friday night. The Redskins, who were playing their fourth game in five nights, got off to a fast start and did not look back, pulling away for a 63-36 win on the road over ...

Hoover takes reins as Buckeye Local head football coach

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CONNORVILLE — Jim Hoover spent the 2020 football season working as the defensive coordinator for Buckeye Local. He saw, first hand, the progress that the Panthers made when they won three of their final four games. When the head coaching job came open in December after Roger Herbert ...

Big Red boys keep rolling, sweep East Liverpool for 7th straight

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EAST LIVERPOOL — For every young team, getting over the hump and learning how to win is paramount for success. For the East Liverpool boys basketball team, those circumstances are no different. The Potters fell to Steubenville, 72-66, in a closely-contested game on Friday. The Potters ...

Mitchell’s near-triple-double lifts Huskies over Ferry

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CADIZ — The Harrison Central boys basketball team bested Martins Verry, 61-53, on Friday. Kobe Mitchell paced the Huskies (6-3) with 26 points, seven rebounds, seven blocks, four steals and two assists. Jon Vermillion had a dozen points and 10 boards to complete the double-double. Cabot ...

Jones, Gresko lead Big Red boys past Indian Creek

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STEUBENVILLE — One of, if not the, best parts of Steubenville’s game is crashing the boards. It is a big reason why Big Red extended its winning streak to six Thursday night over Indian Creek. Its offense struggled, but it won the game in the paint, 57-38. Steubenville head coach Mike ...

Steubenville girls fight back, down Potters

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville girls basketball team came back from a seven-point deficit at the half to dump East Liverpool, 38-36, on Thursday. Lexi Martin led Big Red (6-8) with 14 points, including eight in the final frame. Makayla Abram returned after missing Tuesday’s game at ...