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Panthers open mat season with wins

BELLAIRE — The 2021-22 high school wrestling season rolled out the mats Thursday night as a youthful Buckeye Local squad swept a triangular match inside ‘The House of Champions’ on Guernsey Street. The Panthers defeated Bridgeport 54-36 in the opening match and then took down the ...

Crusaders top Red Knights to extend win streak

TORONTO — Catholic Central ran its early season win streak to three Thursday by taking down Toronto 50-25 inside the George J. Kunzler Memorial Gymnasium. Thanks to eight points from senior guard Katie Zatta, the 3-1 Crusaders built an 11-8 lead after the opening period. They extended ...

Defense leads Huskies to a win

RICHMOND — The Harrison Central girls’ basketball team defense was the difference in the game. Harrison Central limited Edison to single digits in all four quarters as the Huskies pulled away in the second half en route to a 45-23 victory in a Buckeye 8 North Division match up Thursday ...

Creek girls improve to 2-0

EAST LIVERPOOL — Indian Creek’s pressure at mid-court caused all kinds of problems for the East Liverpool girls basketball team as the Potters fell to the Redskins 49-27 on Thursday. Indian Creek moves to 2-0 on the season. East Liverpool held a 9-2 lead in the first quarter before ...

WVU men’s soccer eyes first Final Four appearance

It has been a year of rewriting the history books in 2021, and the West Virginia University men’s soccer team has no plans to stop. “(We) probably haven’t allowed it to settle in or to sink in in terms of what we’ve achieved up to this point because we don’t feel like we’re ...

Steelers to play host to Ravens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger knew what was coming. Call it the byproduct of nearly two decades spent in the familiar rhythms of an NFL season. So before the question was even finished about the importance of Sunday’s visit by AFC North-leading Baltimore, the longtime Pittsburgh ...