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Volleyball Roundup: Beallsville falls in 1A semifinals

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PADEN CITY - Ashlie Louden had 13 assists, but it wasn’t enough as Beallsville fell to Frontier in an OVAC Class 1A semifinal 25-19, 25-14, 8-25, 25-20. Makenna Phillips added 10 kills for the Blue Devils. Huskies Sweep Pair Harrison Central picked up a pair of victories with sweeps of ...

OHSAA Football Computer Rankings

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Division I Region 1 - 1. Mentor (6-0) 18.4333, 2. Euclid (6-0) 17.7146, 3. Lakewood St. Edward (5-1) 16.15, 4. Canton McKinley (5-1) 13.6167, 5. Massillon Jackson (5-1) 13.5, 6. Stow-Munroe Falls (4-2) 13.2667, 7. Brunswick (5-1) 12.95, 8. Cle. St. Ignatius (3-3) 11.4833, 9. Solon (4-2) ...

Buckeye trips Bellaire for second victory

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BELLAIRE - Mary Dagan scored 14 points as Buckeye Local topped Bellaire 25-17, 25-17, 25-22 in prep volleyball action Monday night. Jenna MacAlister added 45 assists for the Panthers, while Abby Kinyo had 23 assists. Addie Conroy had eight points and six aces for the Big Reds, while Bryanna ...

Niners dominate Browns, 31-3

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Sherman has a strong message for anyone still doubting the unbeaten San Francisco 49ers. “Don’t flip-flop,” Sherman said after the 49ers thumped the Cleveland Browns 31-3 on Monday night. “If you said we weren’t going to make it, you said we were ...

Iffy path ahead for Steelers

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph ambled through the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room on Monday, a welcome sight less than 24 hours removed from a harrowing collision with Baltimore safety Earl Thomas that left the second-year quarterback lying unconscious on the Heinz Field turf. Rudolph’s ...

Column: Strong finish lifts Texas past West Virginia

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MORGANTOWN — I have said it countless times: I am a huge Neal Brown fan. I appreciate coaches who win while doing things the right way. I have no doubts Brown will build a successful program at WVU in Don Nehlen style — that being winning at a high level, doing so with class, abiding by ...

Beallsville upends Bulldogs for second victory, 35-13

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MARTINS FERRY — Beallsville doesn’t have a lot of pieces. But, the ones available to first-year coach Rusty Lucas are highly versatile. That was on display Saturday night against Bridgeport. The Blue Devils had four different players score at least one touchdown and their defense ...

Ferry, Bellaire boys claim OVAC CC titles

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CAMBRIDGE — More of the same. Familiar names continued to shine and collect hardware at the annual OVAC Cal Pokas Cross Country Championship, which was held under ideal conditions at sun-splashed Cambridge High School Saturday morning. Of the four team champions crowned, only Bellaire ...

Ferry, Linsly girls win OVAC crowns

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CAMBRIDGE — The calendar has flipped to October, which means the cross country season is entering its homestretch. With the season winding down, area harriers converged on sun-drenched Cambridge High School for the annual running of the OVAC Cal Pokas Cross Country Championship. And many ...

Bellaire rolls past Beaver Local, 36-7

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BELLAIRE — For the first 16 minutes of Saturday’s game against Beaver Local, Bellaire looked like a team trying to find its way. But during the final eight minutes of the first half, the Big Reds looked like a squad that had found it. Bellaire exploded for 14 points during the final ...

1969 WVU grid squad OV driven

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MORGANTOWN - It remains as one of the most impressive seasons in WVU football history. It was 1969 and the Mountaineers rolled to a 10-1 record. The lone blemish was to rival Penn State. The exclamation point on that brilliant campaign was a 14-3 Peach Bowl win over ACC champion South ...

Shadyside 100th season celebration brings back a lot of memories

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SHADYSIDE — Friday night was one of those events you wish never had to end. Whether it was the reminiscing, the stories, the memories, the old faces or just the catching up, there was something for everyone, but especially for those who graduated from Shadyside High School. Upwards of ...

Harrison adding baseball, softball, golf practice facility

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CADIZ — Reuse/rehab is one of the more popular trends in construction these days. Why build something new if there’s an existing structure that can fulfill a need with a few updates? At Harrison Central, one of its venerable facilities is taking on new life using that philosophy. The ...

Mitchell puts on a show as Harrison stuns St. C.

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Anthony Hayes isn’t a big man. Heck, most of his players and coaches probably tower over him. So, when the clock struck all zeros Friday night at Red Devil Stadium after his Harrison Central football team stunned St. Clairsville, Hayes, the Huskies’ second-year head ...

Martins Ferry picks up key win over East Liverpool

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MARTINS FERRY - The Purple Riders are trending upward. After an 0-2 start, Martins Ferry garnered its third win in its last four games, topping a solid East Liverpool squad, 23-13, at the Dave Bruney Football Complex Friday night. The Purple Riders combined a balanced offense with an ...

Shadyside celebrates 100th season in impressive style

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SHADYSIDE — It was certainly a special night at Fleming Field. In more ways than one, actually. As Shadyside celebrated its history, recognizing upwards of 230 former players who returned to celebrate the program’s 100th season, the current Tigers did their part in making them ...

Shenandoah has no issue with Buckeye

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SARAHSVILLE -- Buckeye Local attempted to play keep-away and it worked pretty well in the first half against host Shenandoah, but the Zeps came up with a handful of big plays that resulted in a 41-6 second half runaway to make for a successful Homecoming Game on Friday. Shenandoah, which ...

Monroe snaps three-game skid

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NEW MARTINSVILLE — Monroe Central has sputtered since starting the season 2-0, losing its last three games. A trip to Alumni Field at Bill Stewart Stadium to face an equally struggling Magnolia squad was just the right cure. Monroe Central used a fast and powerful running game, as well as ...

Crawford runs wild in Steubenville’s win

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DOVER — Tayveon Crawford ran for 325 yards and three touchdowns Friday, as Steubenville topped Dover, 42-20, inside Crater Stadium. The senior tailback, who has gone over 1,000 yards for the season, scored on runs of 11, 28 and 35 yards, as Big Red improved to 5-1 and picked up a bunch of ...