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California dreams of a West Virginia Derby win

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — The top two finishers in the grade III, $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby were assigned the lowest odds in the morning line for the $500,000 West Virginia Derby for 3-year-olds at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort on Saturday, but it will be interesting to see how ...

JUNIOR GOLF LEAGUE

2018 Valley Junior Golf Program Golf League Junior Division Champion: Nathan Kelly, 36 gross Runnerup: Ian Less, 35 net Senior Division Champion: Tyler Anderson, 41 gross Runnerup: Ricky Bell, 42 net Year-End Tournament Junior Division Low gross champ: Evan McGrath, 39 Low ...

4GOLF RESULTS

Brittian Motors Tuesday Morning Woman’s League EVENT: (high score team): Winners, Donna Morgan,Therese Ciancone and Ruth Innocent. LOW PUTTS: Donna Morgan 12. CHIP-IN: Donna Suffoletta # 7. Twin Springs Monday Night League STANDINGS: Twin Springs 32, Luke and Jay 29, Mitch ...

Clouds darken around Meyer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Bell’s standoff, Ben’s age among key preseason storylines for Steelers

With the Pittsburgh Steelers reporting to training camp on Wednesday, one has to wonder what will be the most compelling storylines of the 2018 season. The storyline that came to the forefront last week was that Le’Veon Bell was not going to accept the Steelers five-year offer totaling $70 ...

AROUND THE HORN

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

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

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 ...