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Updated OHSAA Computer Football Rankings

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Division I Region 1 - 1. Mentor (7-0) 23.5571, 2. Lakewood St. Edward (6-1) 21.2643, 3. Euclid (6-1) 18.741, 4. Canton McKinley (6-1) 18.6429, 5. Solon (5-2) 16.2, 6. Medina (5-2) 15.3, 7. Massillon Jackson (5-2) 13.9857, 8. Brunswick (5-2) 13.85, 9. Cleveland Heights (6-1) 13.4714, 10. ...

Red Devils blank Creek

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE —Survive and advance is the common theme when it comes to tournament time, especially when it’s a single-elimination format. St. Clairsville did just that Monday night with a 1-0 victory over Indian Creek in an Ohio Division II girls East sectional match on the ...

UL spikes John Marshall

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MORRISTOWN — Union Local bounced back from a disappointing performance in the OVAC Class 3A Tournament with a regular-season sweep of John Marshall Monday night in prep volleyball action inside ‘The Hangar.’ The Jets (21-1) won by scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-17. Torre Kildow stuffed ...

WVU suffers painful loss to Iowa State

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MORGANTOWN — Only a snap away. Such is the life of a backup quarterback. That is a role that Jack Allison has served at WVU this season, understudy to Austin Kendall. That all changed during the Mountaineers’ first offensive series Saturday against Iowa State. Kendall was injured when ...

Opportunistic Harrison Central tops Steubenville Catholic, 21-7

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STEUBENVILLE — A win is a win and Harrison Central got one Saturday night inside Harding Stadium. The Huskies turned two interceptions into touchdowns as they earned a hard-fought 21-7 victory over Catholic Central. Both teams now stand at 3-4. “We’ll take it,” Harrison coach ...

St. C. girls top John Marshall, 4-2, in soccer

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GLEN DALE — Macy Malin recorded a hat trick as St. Clairsville doubled up homestanding John Marshall, 4-2, Saturday in girls’ high school soccer match. Ariel Ott scored the other Red Devils goal. Zara Zervos had both goals for the Monarchs. St. Clairsville begins sectional tournament ...

Shenandoah bests Shadyside for 2A crown

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MORRISTOWN — Raegan Flood registered 25 kills and scored seven points Saturday as Shenandoah snapped a five-year OVAC volleyball championship drought by sweeping Shadyside — 27-25, 25-21, 25-20 — in the Class 2A final inside “The Hangar” at Union Local High School. The victory was ...

Buckeye Trail wins 3A championship vs. Linsly

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MORRISTOWN — Buckeye Trail is back on top of the OVAC mountain. After a one-year hiatus, the Warriors returned to a familiar spot Saturday, sweeping Linsly in the Class 3A championship match 25-18, 25-10, 25-22 to cap the day’s action inside “The Hangar” at Union Local High ...

St. Clairsville halts losing streak

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BELLAIRE — On a two-game losing streak, St. Clairsville showed up at Nelson Field Saturday with hopes of a fast start. Instead, the Red Devils turned the ball over on literally their first two offensive snaps of the game, including an 81-yard pick six by Bellaire senior A.J. McCarthy, and ...

Kildow’s faith and love of baseball outweigh lymphoma diagnosis

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Ty Kildow spent the last few months of his freshman year at Waynesburg with cold-like symptoms that he simply couldn’t shake. Like most young adults, Kildow really didn’t think much of it because, otherwise, he felt completely “fine and normal.” It wasn’t until he had returned ...

Ferry sweeps OVCCL

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CONNORVILLE — The 38th running of the annual Ohio Valley Cross Country League Championship was held under ideal conditions — for the competitors — Saturday on the campus of Buckeye Local High School. And while the same familiar faces were the first runners to cross the finish line after ...

OHIO VALLEY UNSUNG HEROES: Ogilbee is a very busy person

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Wayne Ogilbee is truly a man for all seasons. He wouldn’t have it any other way. Like many prep sports officials, Ogilbee has decided to branch out into multiple sports. After working for years solely in basketball, Ogilbee, for the last 12 years, has added ...

Crutchfield has never forgotten his grooming

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MOUNDSVILLE — He is the architect of two basketball powers. He has the highest winning percentage of any college basketball coach who has been in the business for at least 10 years. He is well-grounded and one of the nicest individuals you will ever meet. He is Jim Crutchfield. The ...

Johnson, Krol captain all-TL golf team

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Prep golf season was a highly entertaining and competitive one in the Ohio Valley. While nary a player from The Times Leader’s coverage area advanced to the Ohio State Tournament, several put themselves right on the doorstep. With the help of area golf coaches, The Times Leader sports ...

Strong second half lifts Indian Creek by Martins Ferry

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WINTERSVILLE — Often times the outcome of a football game — or any sporting event for that matter — boils down to which team makes the most of its opportunities. Indian Creek capitalized on two turnovers and turned red zone trips into points. Martins Ferry, meanwhile, left several ...

Fort Frye routs short-handed Barnesville

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BARNESVILLE - These are tough times in Pumpkinville. What started as a 3-0 season with visions of a possible state playoff berth have morphed into a four-game losing streak, the most recent setback coming Friday night at the hands of powerful Fort Frye by a 55-7 count. If taking on the ...

Beaver Local rallies to deny Buckeye Local

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YORKVILLE — When a football team has only won once in the last five seasons, with most of its losses coming by wide margins, it isn’t used to being in a position to come out on top. That’s where Buckeye Local found itself Friday night. The Panthers hung tough with visiting Beaver Local, ...

River falls short to River View

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HANNIBAL — Coming into Friday night’s game, River View quarterback Gannon Unger boasted a rushing average of a shade under 53 yards per game. He surpassed that on his 13th carry — a 47-yard TD run in the third quarter — and, at the same time, threw a dagger into River’s hopes for a ...

Union Local can’t keep up with Cambridge

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MORRISTOWN - The Union Local Jets and Cambridge Bobcats played a tight first quarter that saw the visitors hold a 7-0 lead, however the visitors put 23 points on the board in the second quarter and never looked back en route to a 44-13 victory in a penalty-marred game that saw the teams flagged ...

Shenandoah fends off Monroe Central

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WOODSFIELD - Wins in Woodsfield have been hard to come by for Shenandoah over the years, so even though it wasn’t a work of art, the Zeps will gladly take Friday night’s 20-6 victory over the Seminoles. Shenandoah managed to overcome three turnovers and 124 yards in penalties thanks to a ...