Buckeye Local’s Palmer Jr. closer to completing mission

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MARION — Brian Palmer Jr. has been a man on a mission all season. Saturday night inside Marion Harding High School, the Buckeye Local senior completed half that mission with a pair of victories in the second session of the 84th annual Ohio state Division III wrestling tournament. With a ...

St. Clairsville’s Kish in D-II state semifinals

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MARENGO — St. Clairsville’s Koen Kish will wrestle in the D-II 132-pound semifinals Sunday morning as the 84th annual Ohio state tournament moves to Day 2. Kish, now 39-2 in his senior season, meets Louisville junior Pablo Castro (34-3) with a berth in the state finals on the ...

Harrison duo captains All-TL Bowling

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The prep bowling season was another successful campaign for area teams and players. Though working under adverse circumstances because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the OVAC and OHSAA both were able to crown champions and area players completed their seasons. The annual All Times Leader Bowling ...

All Eastern District Basketball Teams

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GIRLS  Division II  Co-Players of the Year: Bailee Smith, Zanesville Maysville; Taylor Jones, Wintersville Indian Creek. Co-Coaches of the Year: Steve Eft, Wintersville Indian Creek; Lindsy Snyder, Millersburg West Holmes. First Team: Bailee Smith, Zanesville Maysville, 5-7, sr., ...

Four Hilltopper matmen clinch All-American

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ST. LOUIS – Four West Liberty wrestlers had clinched All-America honors and three of them remained in the hunt for national championships here Friday when the curtain fell on opening day of the NCAA Division II Nationals at the America’s Center. The top eight finishers in the national ...

Area quartet receives special honors on All-East District

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With the prep basketball season completed for area teams and winding down across the Buckeye State, post-season accolades continue to pile up for area players. The Ohio Prep Sports Writer’s Association has announced the All-Eastern District squads for both boys and girls. The All-Ohio teams ...