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Big Red boys honor seniors with win

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STEUBENVILLE — Following a displeasing 0-2 mark last week, Steubenville came right out of the gates Wednesday night and got after it against visiting River. It also was senior night, so there was no way Big Red would that opportunity slip by. Steubenville showed its physicality through ...

Toronto gains more momentum, bests Conotton Valley, 69-46

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TORONTO — The Toronto boys basketball team turned up the heat on Conotton Valley, and the added pressure led to a big win, as the Red Knights brought down the Rockets, 69-46, Wednesday night to sweep the season series. “We applied pressure,” Toronto (7-13) head coach Sean Tucker said. ...

Muldrew outlasts Palmer, Big Red wins two more duals

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CONNORVILLE — The Steubenville wrestling team added two more dual wins to its mark, one senior remained undefeated and another came out on top of one of the most anticipated matches of the season, as Big Red swept a tri-meet with Fairless and Buckeye Local on Wednesday. Steubenville ...

Crusaders out-battle Redskins

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STEUBENVILLE — When halftime began during Tuesday night’s contest, the Catholic Central and Indian Creek boys basketball teams had to be separated and sent to their locker rooms one by one, as a brawl nearly broke out. Both squads had that energy and intensity throughout the game. In the ...

Central girls stun Ferry with huge fourth quarter

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MARTINS FERRY — By no way was it a masterpiece, but Catholic Central girls basketball coach Jess Looman will take it. It being a 41-36 victory over Martins Ferry Tuesday night in Tolbert Gymnasium high atop the Purple City. “We will definitely take a win. We play hard game-in and ...

Toronto tops Lisbon

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TORONTO — A solid defensive effort lifted the Toronto girls basketball team to a 43-25 victory over Lisbon on Tuesday. Maddie Anderson paced the Red Knights (4-10) with a game-high 11 points. Kendall Thomas produced nine points. Toronto tentatively hosts Malvern on Thursday. Toronto 43, ...

High flying Union Local spoils Abram’s milestone night

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STEUBENVILLE — Makayla Abram needed nine points for reach the 1,000 mark entering Monday’s match up with Union Local — and it was pretty clear she knew it. The Big Red senior standout put up seven first quarter points and was seemingly all over the floor, nearly missing on a couple of ...

Edison girls say goodbye to gymnasium with a victory

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RICHMOND — The Edison girl’ basketball team closed out its gym in style. Edison ripped off three big runs and held fabulous freshman Ashley Shroades in check in the first half, as the Wildcats defeated the Indians, 46-35, Monday night at home in the final girls contest inside Edison’s ...

Big Red, Creek open sectionals against one another

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville boys basketball team will look for a rare three-game series sweep, while Indian Creek will hope the third time’s the charm when the OHSAA state tournament begins. The two will meet again when the Division II East district sectional tournament begins at 7 ...

Creek blasts St. Clairsville, 72-33

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Indian Creek girls basketball team rolled to a 72-33 victory over St. Clairsville on Monday. Kylie Kiger paced the Redskins (16-3) with 23 points. Taylor Jones had 17 points, and Hailey Clark added 11. Indian Creek tentatively hosts Union Local next Monday. Indian ...

Crusaders hang on to defeat Shenandoah

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SARAHSVILLE — The Catholic Central boys basketball team bested Shenandoah, 62-56, on Saturday. Charles Miller led the Crusaders with 21 points. Vince Carapellotti and Toby Lesnefsky evenly divided 20 points. CCHS tentatively hosts Indian Creek on Tuesday. Catholic Central 62, Shenandoah ...

Big Red wrestlers place fourth in state duals

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville wrestling team went into the OHSWCA Dual Meet State Championships, held Saturday at the Crimson Center, undefeated on the season at 19-0. After the quarterfinals, Big Red rolled to 20-0. However, that’s where the streak stopped. After defeating Beaver ...

Big Red wrestlers place fourth in state duals

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville wrestling team went into the OHSWCA Dual Meet State Championships, held Saturday at the Crimson Center, undefeated on the season at 19-0. After the quarterfinals, Big Red rolled to 20-0. However, that’s where the streak stopped. After defeating Beaver ...

Crusaders hang on to defeat Shenandoah

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SARAHSVILLE — The Catholic Central boys basketball team bested Shenandoah, 62-56, on Saturday. Charles Miller led the Crusaders with 21 points. Vince Carapellotti and Toby Lesnefsky evenly divided 20 points. CCHS tentatively hosts Indian Creek on Tuesday. Catholic Central 62, Shenandoah ...

Huskies escape clutches of pesky Redskins

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CADIZ — Indian Creek entered Friday night’s matchup at Harrison Central with more energy and wanted to prove itself legit with a three-game winning streak on the line. The Redskins even led by one point at halftime. However, that was when the Huskies kicked it up a notch and avoided a ...

Union Local stays red hot, cruises to win over Buckeye

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CONNORVILLE — After an 0-2 start, Union Local has been one of the hottest boys basketball teams around. The high-flying Jets improved 12-3 Friday night with a 55-33 victory over homestanding Buckeye Local. With the lopsided win, Union Local has now won 12 of its last 13 contests heading ...

Shultz slides safely with Bethany College

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Indian Creek senior Connor Shultz, front, center, signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and baseball careers at Bethany College. With him are, front, from left, brother Dominic Shepherd, stepfather Matt Shepherd, mother Colleen Shepherd, father Preston Shultz and brother Kyle ...

Giannis scores 33 to lead Bucks past Cavaliers

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CLEVELAND — The Bucks’ plane never got off the ground Thursday night. It took them a little longer than usual to fly around the court Friday. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, Jrue Holiday added 17 and Milwaukee beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 123-105 in the opener of a six-game road ...

NL Cy Young winner Bauer joins World Series champion Dodgers

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Bauer is coming home to pitch for the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner announced his decision on Friday in a two-minute video posted to his Twitter account. Bauer narrated the piece, which ended with him saying, ...

Crimson Tornadoes strike Big Red

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STEUBENVILLE — Offensive struggles can happen on any given night in high school basketball for a number of different reasons. That is why drawing fouls and scoring with the clock stopped are vital, especially when sectionals begin in a couple of weeks. Anything can happen in a ...