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Campbell feels at home with Cyclones

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Campbell has never put much thought into being an NFL coach, even though several pro teams expressed interest in the 39-year-old Iowa State coach in the past year. “Well, my goal initially wasn’t even to be a college head football coach,” Campbell said ...

Beaver Local golf practice

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CALCUTTA — A non-mandatory Beaver Local boys golf practice will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday at Beaver Meadows. Any high school boy is welcome to try out. Branch seeks golf coach BELOIT —West Branch High School is looking for a girls golf coach for the upcoming season. Those ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Otero joins Scrappers NILES – Cleveland Indians pitcher Dan Otero will make a rehab appearance with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers tonight. Otero, who was on the injured list with a sore right shoulder, made his last appearance with the Indians on May 30 in Chicago. The Scrappers, the ...

Southern golf outing

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CALCUTTA — The annual Southern Local Football golf outing will be held at 10 a.m. July 28 at Beaver Creek Meadows Golf Course. Cost is $260 per team, which includes food at the turn, a catered dinner, raffle baskets, skins and hole prizes. To register or for more information, call Jimmy ...

4GOLF RESULTS

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Salineville Thurday League Scramble at Beaver Meadows STANDINGS: Roberts Funeral Home 70, M&M Farms 66 1/2, Team Nike 63 1/2, Sons of American Legion 62, Bailce Logging 62, Clip Cylinders 62, Pancake Auto Body 61, Shagnot Contruction 54, Lewis Lawn Car 46, Bach Built Choppers 42 1/2, ...

Modern League Park is a hit

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CLEVELAND — About 3 miles away from all of the festivities at Progressive Field over Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game break, League Park quietly entertained fans looking to make a pilgrimage to a unique place in American baseball history. League Park was in service as a baseball ...

Knox club member inducted into HOF

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EAST LIVERPOOL — John Sayle of East Liverpool grew up in Greenville, Ohio in very close proximity to Vandalia and the home of the nationally recognized Great American World Trapshooting Tournament. It’s no wonder Sayle, 80, was pulled into the sport and developed a lifelong passion which ...

A dream game for Cleveland

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander, Shane Bieber and the American League pitchers plugged power back into the mound. A day after an awesome Home Run Derby got baseball buzzing even more about monster shots, only a couple balls flew out of Progressive Field at the All-Star Game on Tuesday ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Courtney gets hole-in-one BELOIT — For the second day in a row, a hole-in-one was recorded on the sixth hole at Westville Lake Country Club. Linda Courtney of Hanoverton used an 8-iron to ace the 130-yard sixth hole during the Monday Night Ladies League. It was her first ...

Think of financial independence

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What we overlook so often in celebrating Independence Day is that the Founders’ anger with King George III’s government had as much to do with money as personal liberties. London was taking too much of our hard-earned cash. Dumping tea into Boston Harbor was all about taxation. George III ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Monday Morning Tired Men’s League at Westville Lake STANDINGS: Rick Caufield-Ken Behner 111; Bob Held-Jim Wallace 104; Al Lutz-Ron Wagner 90; Denny Herron-Fergie Wilson 88 1/2; Fred Kenngott-Andy Cameron 87 1/2; John Vancamp-Jim Brown 84 1/2. Tuesday Morning Ladies League at Westville ...

Athlete with ties to area may return to Olympics

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Erika Kinsey has done enough to qualify for her second Olympics. The wife of 2005 Beaver Local graduate and former University of Akron decathlete standout Daniel Kinsey recently cleared the high jump qualifying standard for the 2020 Olympic Games set for Tokyo. Erika’s season best ...

The wait is almost over

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For pro football fans, the long wait is almost over. Yes, National League Football training camps open up in approximately three weeks. Football is almost here. For fans of any team, it’s important to know what is going on in their opponents’ camps. Let’s take a quick look at the teams ...

Buccos slug Cubs

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby. Pittsburgh’s All-Star first baseman hit three home runs to boost his season total to 25, leading the Pirates to an 18-5 rout over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Bell, who will be part of the eight-man derby ...

Hand, Lindor added to ASG roster

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NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs ...

4GOLF RESULTS

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Monday Morning Tired Men’s League at Westville Lake STANDINGS: Rick Caufield-Ken Behner, 100 1/2; Bob Held-Jim Wallace 91; Al Lutz-Ron Wagner 79 1/2; Denny Herron-Fergie Wilson 76 1/2; Chris Byers-Dave Byers 74 1/2; John Vandcamp-Jim Brown 73 1/2. Monday Night Ladies League at ...

Santana will be AL’s starting first baseman

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NEW YORK (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups ever, leading the millennial-heavy National League for the Midsummer Classic in Cleveland. Major League Baseball revealed the results from fan balloting for its ...

Not much doing for Buckeyes

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BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — After three consecutive victories, Ohio’s recent momentum was stopped in its tracks during Wednesday’s 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Pennsylvania took advantage of Buckeye miscues for all three scores, while the defense hung tough as the Keystoners ...