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Clouds darken around Meyer

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Ohio State placed football coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium and provided ...

Imperative has Ohio connection

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Ron Paolucci once again is pulling double duty in West Virginia and upstate New York on the first Saturday in August, but the West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort isn’t the focal point. Paolucci, who operates Loooch Racing Stable, has ...

SCHOLASTIC GOLF TOURNAMENT

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Scholastic Tournanment Valley Golf Club Girls Division: first, McKenna Kyler, Beaver Local, 77; second, Hayley Phillips, Beaver Local, 88. Boys Grades 9-10 Division: first, Tyler Anderson, Columbiana, 80; second, Rickey Bell, East Palestine, 96; third, Riley McElwain, Columbiana, 96 (Bell ...

Metts dedicated life to Salem youth athletics

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SALEM —Terry Metts had a long history of lending a hand in the Salem sports community and for that the Salem Athletic Hall of Fame is honoring the late youth coach with the 2018 Joe Kelley Spirit of Salem Award. As a 15-year-old growing up in Salem in 1970, Metts first entered coaching at ...

Beaver grad suffers setback

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Coach Vance Joseph said he doesn’t expect defensive end Derek Wolfe, a 2008 Beaver Local High School graduate, to miss any time after sustaining a neck stinger at practice Tuesday. “He should not. He came back to practice. So, he should be ready to go ...

Indians go with less flashy option

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Nothing splashy, just sensible. The Cleveland Indians stabilized their shaky outfield without making a blockbuster trade. Riddled by injuries to outfielders all season, Cleveland acquired center fielder Leonys Martin from the Detroit Tigers before Tuesday’s deadline for ...

YSU picked to finish fourth in MVFC

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YOUNGSTOWN — Some onlookers may scoff at the Youngstown State football team’s fourth-place ranking in the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s preseason poll. Those same spectators probably don’t know much about the MVFC. The most successful — and deepest — conference in the ...

AROUND THE HORN

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United volleyball tryouts HANOVERTON — Any girl interested in trying out for the United High School volleyball team this coming school year should report to the high school gym at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Be ready to practice until 11 a.m. Hall of Fame will honor Owens CANTON (AP) — ...

W.Va. Derby has wide-open look

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — The top three finishers in the Iowa Derby and the top two from the Los Alamitos Derby are among a field of nine entered for the $500,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort on Saturday.. The grade III fixture for 3-year-olds is the ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Twin Springs Monday Night League STANDINGS: Twin Springs 25, OTS Cleaning 22, John and Helen’s 22, Finish Line Coffee 20.5, Mitch and Jess 20.5, Luke and Jay 20, Ray Lewis 18.5, Al and Sam 16, Garage Door Opener 15.5, Wayne and Drew 14, OTS Restoration 12, Seligman GC 7. Twin Springs ...

Mount tops OAC polls

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CANTON — Mount Union’s football team topped both Ohio Athletic Conference media and coaches preseason polls on Thursday at OAC Football Media Day at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Mount Union garnered nine of 10 first place votes in the coaches poll and all 31 first place votes ...

Beaver athlete showered with support

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CALCUTTA—The Beaver Local community has been pulling together to rally around one its own. Beaver Local junior volleyball player Lauren Thomas suffered a severe stroke while participating in a volleyball camp on July 14 at Youngstown State University. After being taken to St. Elizabeth’s ...

Athletes represent Columbiana County well

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COLUMBUS—Columbiana County athletes took their best shot at the 50th Special Olympics Ohio State Summer Games held June 22-24 at The Ohio State University. During that weekend, more than 2,700 athletes took place in track and field, bocce, bowling, cycling, gymnastics, powerlifting, roller ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Chester stays in first EAST LIVERPOOL — The Chester Oldtimers beat Springfield, 5-4, in extra innings Sunday at East Liverpool High School to stay in first place in the Youngstown 50-plus baseball league. Trailing 4-1, Chester scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to force ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Brittian Motors Tuesday Morning Women’s League Team Event: Best Score on No. 2, 3, 6 and 9; Daralee Graham, Mary Pat, and Jenny Wood. Soltis Electric, LLC / Lisbon Barber Shop League at Eagle Pass STANDINGS: Cody Dickens-Dave Dickens 147; Mike Gruszecki-Dan Dickens 146 1/2; Mike ...

Brown gets Madden cover

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We already know that Antonio Brown has made it to the top of the NFL. Now, he’s made it onto the cover of the video game he played as a youngster while dreaming of getting to the NFL. EA SPORTS unveiled Brown on Wednesday as the cover guy for Madden NFL 19 and Madden NFL Overdrive. The game ...

AROUND THE HORN

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East Liverpool’s Prince fourth at Ohio Open MEDINA — Blake Prince of East Liverpool jumped into contention at the 98th Ohio Open on Tuesday. Prince, a former East Liverpool High School and Cleveland State University standout, shot a 6-under-par 66 at Fox Meadow Country Club to climb ...

Americans flex their muscles

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Youngstown Class B tryouts STRUTHERS — The 14-and-under Youngstown Class B baseball team is scheduling tryouts for anyone interested in playing fall ball and in the 2019 season. For more information, call (724) 651-3922. Lakers return to Summer League title game LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh ...