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Toronto tops Buckeye, 12-4

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TORONTO - A sign of a good team is the ability to come from behind. The Toronto baseball team is such a team. For the second straight game, the Red Knights rallied from a deficit en route to a win as Toronto toppled Buckeye Local, 12-4, Monday evening at the Knights Baseball ...

Division III and IV All-0hio Teams

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Division III and IV Boys Basketball All-Ohio Teams Announced Division I and II will be announced Tuesday, followed by Ohio Mr. Basketball Wednesday   COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Division III and IV boys basketball All-Ohio teams were announced Monday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters ...

UL boys, Barnesville girls win Bellaire Relays titles

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BELLAIRE — Union Local’s boys and Barnesville’s girls have deep and talented rosters. Both paid dividends Saturday at sun-drenched Nelson Field. The Jets made it two wins in as many invitationals, fending off Division I power Cleveland Glenville by three points. The Shamrocks, ...

Harrison rallies to stun St. Clairsville

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CADIZ – Some wins are just more satisfying than others. Harrison Central’s come-from-behind 6-5 victory over St. Clairsville Saturday afternoon was extra sweet for the Huskies. Head coach Mike Valesko’s charges trailed 5-2 heading into their final at-bats. The Red Devils built ...

Prep Baseball/Softball Linescores

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BASEBALL Bellaire 2, Edison 1 Edison 100 000 0 — 1 2 3 Bellaire 100 010 x — 2 5 2 E — Connely lp (3K, 0BB) and Wilson. B — Heatherington wp (7K, 3BB) and Banal. Banal S, rbi; Lamotte 2S. Buckeye Trail 3, Monroe Central 0 Monroe Central 000 000 ...

Shadyside races past Bridgeport

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SHADYSIDE – Shawn Selmon loves his pitching staff. The Shadyside skipper utilized three of those talented arms as his Tigers stymied visiting Bridgeport, 9-2, on a cold and windy Good Friday afternoon. Junior Rhys Francis, freshman Carson Makris and classmate Tyler Stottlemyer combined on ...

Martins Ferry fends off Cambridge, 5-4

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MARTINS FERRY — Jerry Magistro had never coached a high school softball game on Good Friday. The veteran head coach had spent all of his career at St. John Central, which didn’t play games on Easter weekend. Magistro is 1-0 on the Catholic holiday now after a nail-biting, 5-4, nod over ...

Toronto routs Harrison Central, 18-8

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TORONTO – Veteran Toronto head coach Brian Perkins used two words to sum up his Red Knights 18-8 victory over Harrison Central Friday – disciplined and resilient. Toronto, which found itself in an 8-3 hole in the fourth inning, scored the final 15 runs – including 10 in the sixth inning ...

Trio of captains headline All T-L Girls Hoops

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The girls basketball season yielded some impressive stats, performances and an extended tournament run. With the season now a few weeks in the past, The Times Leader is announcing its All Times Leader Girls Basketball Team. The annual honor recognizes players from throughout the T-L ...

Pirates walk by Cubs, 5-3

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CHICAGO (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes hit a two-run homer and Pittsburgh’s relievers dominated in a two-hitter, helping the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Thursday on a chilly opening day. The gametime temperature at Wrigley Field was 36 degrees, and the flags at the iconic ballpark rippled ...

Pens end winless drought in Boston

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BOSTON (AP) — Mike Matheson scored a highlight-reel goal after a lengthy rush, and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins ended a long winless drought in Boston with a 4-1 victory over the Bruins on Thursday night. Zach Aston-Reese, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel also scored for the Penguins, who ...

Nailers skate past Icemen

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WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers weren’t fooling around on April Fool’s Day at WesBanco Arena, as they put forth a strong third period effort to earn a 5-3 victory over the Jacksonville Icemen. Cody Sylvester knotted the score at the 3:12 mark of the final stanza, then snapped the tie with ...

Barnesville’s Kings reign as Ohio Athletic Committee champs

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BARNESVILLE — Although Dakota King and Skyler King came up short in their bids for Ohio Division III state wrestling championships in early March, the talented Barnesville freshmen duo redeemed themselves not long after. The Kings (no relation) were part of the Shamrocks dominant Eastern ...

Harrison christens new track

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CADIZ — To borrow a line from the 1989 movie Field of Dreams, ‘if you build it, they will come.’ That line — though about baseball in the movie — applied perfectly to Harrison Central Wednesday evening. For the first time in Harrison Central history, the Huskies played host to a ...

New HC turf softball field progressing

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CADIZ — Harrison Central’s softball program will soon have its own Field of Dreams. Currently under construction just south of the school’s newly christened track facility, the nearly $2.5 million dollar all-turf project is expected to be completed by the end of July. “The ...

Ferry rolls past Buckeye

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MARTINS FERRY — There’s a cliche in baseball about giving away bases. Whether it was via the walk, hit batsman or wild pitch, Buckeye Local gave away far too many Tuesday afternoon. And Martins Ferry capitalized to a tune of a 12-2 victory in six innings. The Purple Riders had only ...

Bridgeport falls 3-0 to Frontier

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BROOKSIDE — One bad inning in the field cost Bridgeport in its high school baseball opener Tuesday on the Niekro Diamond. Frontier manufactured two runs on a hit batter, error and two-out single in blanking the Bulldogs, 3-0. The Cougars (1-0) added an insurance tally in the ...

Monroe baseball rallies; Harrison softball 3-0

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WOODSFIELD — Weston Swallow smacked a two-run single as Monroe Central (2-1) walked off a winner Tuesday night in high school baseball action. Swallow’s game-winner capped a three-run outburst in the bottom of the seventh as the Seminoles stunned visiting Steubenville Catholic, ...

Barnesville baseball set to make up for lost time

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By SETH STASKEY Times Leader Sports Editor BARNESVILLE -- All teams were disappointed with how the 2020 season ended. But, that’s especially true at Barnesville where the Shamrocks were set to trot out a senior-laden squad. Unfortunately, head coach D.J. Butler, who is entering his ...