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Steubenville at Edison: Part II

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RICHMOND — The multi-week journey of the Steubenville baseball team traveling to face Edison concluded on Friday. The game originally started a few weeks back, with the Wildcats leading by one run in the top of the second inning before rain postponed the contest. Both teams agreed to resume ...

Crusader girls shine at Div. III districts

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Not even two weather delays for lightning could deny a strong and large collection of area athletes a regional berth. The Division III Eastern District track and field championship wrapped up Friday evening at overcast and damp Red Devil Stadium. The next leg of the ...

Creek’s all-time HR leader signs with West Liberty University

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Indian Creek’s Taylor Scott signed her letter of intent to continue her academic and softball careers at West Liberty University. She will major in digital media design and minor in business. As a Redskin, she is the all-time home run leader with 13 career. She hit nine this past season, ...

Higgs right on point with Point Park University

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Edison’s Ryan Higgs signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and baseball careers at Point Park University. With him are: father Chuck Higgs; mother, Che Yocum; and sister Peyton Higgs. Standing are Principal Matt Morrison, Athletic Director JoAnn Stagani, assistant coach Nick ...

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Big Red Boosters meeting Tuesday STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday inside the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. All are welcome and memberships are available. Post 573 baseball holding tryouts BRILLIANT — Tryouts for the Post 573 American Legion baseball ...

Koepka shatters 36-hole record

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — What felt like a battle for Brooks Koepka looked like a runaway Friday in the PGA Championship. Koepka backed up his record-tying 63 with a round that put him in a league of his own. With three birdies in a four-hole stretch at the start and at the end, the defending ...

Big Red shocked in district final

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LORE CITY — The deepest postseason run in Big Red softball history came to a tough ending on Thursday. Gus DiMarzio’s club, making its first district final appearance, committed six errors and did not get the timely hits that had become the norm, falling to a red-hot Philo team, 15-2, in ...

Big Red, Sutton shut down Red Devils

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STEUBENVILLE — Sophomore Caesen Sutton may not be in the mix to pitch when the Division II district tournament begins on Monday, but the Steubenville baseball squad and head coach Fred Heatherington possibly got a small glimpse of the future. The future looks very bright if Sutton pitches ...

Toronto preps for districts with big victory

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TORONTO — Not all big games live up to the hype, but the baseball contest between Toronto and Indian Valley did, as the game came down to the last inning and the last batter. With the score tied, Toronto loaded the bases with nobody out. Then with one away and Kobe Herrick at the plate, ...

Kelley, Jones, other locals qualify for finals Saturday

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The Division II track and field East District meets began on Thursday, with several local athletes qualifying for Saturday’s finals. Big Red, Indian Creek and Buckeye Local competed at Meadowbrook, while Edison and Harrison Central competed at West Holmes. MEADOWBROOK For Big Red, on ...

Edison edges Crusaders

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RICHMOND — The Edison baseball team got a walk-off win over Catholic Central with two outs in the bottom of the seventh Thursday evening at Jefferson Lake State Park, as both teams prepare for their respective district tournament games on Monday. Edison was led by three hits and an RBI from ...

Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Three majors in two years, and Brooks Koepka can still feel as though he has something to prove. He delivered again on golf’s biggest stage. And this time, Tiger Woods was along for the ride. Koepka beat up on brawny Bethpage Black for a record-setting start ...

Kipnis homers twice, Indians hammer Orioles

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs as the Cleveland Indians hammered the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 in the opener of a four-game series Thursday night. Kipnis hit a solo shot in the first inning, a three-run homer in the fourth off reliever Gabriel ...

Another solid day from Fields lifts Big Red to title game today

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CONNORVILLE — Pitchers can make all the difference at tournament time — and the Steubenville softball team has a good one. Madison Fields fanned six and limited the St. Clairsville bats to just three hits, allowing Big Red to pull away for a 9-1 victory in the Division II East 2 District ...

Clapham slides safely with Franciscan University of Steubenville

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Toronto’s Jory Clapham signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his academic and athletic careers at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Clapham, a three-year letterwinner, will play baseball for the Barons and study engineering. With him are, from left, his mother, Carrie ...

Pirates feel the heat, fall 11-1

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PHOENIX — Zack Greinke was cruising along when he felt something wrong. Taking no chances, the Arizona Diamondbacks ace called it a day. Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh ...

Hunt tells Browns they can trust him

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BEREA — Once he found the courage, Kareem Hunt watched the infamous video of him shoving a woman and then kicking her while she was on the ground. Like millions of others, he was disturbed. “I was like, ‘Wow, it’s pretty bad. That’s not me,’” he said, recalling his reaction. ...

Beilein: Leaving Michigan for Cavs is ‘right thing to do’

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CHICAGO (AP) — Whether it was the right time to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, John Beilein wasn’t sure. One thing he had no doubt about was this: It was the right move to make. Beilein decided it was time to jump to the NBA and see if he can win on basketball’s biggest ...

Indian Creek’s season concludes

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ZANESVILLE — The Indian Creek baseball team fell to Maysville, 4-2, in a Division II sectional final on Tuesday. Maysville, the No. 9 seed, will face third-seeded Steubenville Big Red on Monday at Harrison Central. Klay Cottis, Coy Amis and Peyton Michalos had two singles apiece for the ...