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COLUMBIANA OH- Beaver Local ignited an explosive performance from the opening tip-off, overwhelming Crestview in a commanding 74-42 victory on Tuesday night.

Hunter Warrick led the offensive barrage for Beaver Local, delivering an outstanding 20-point performance. Austin Cline and Evan Stephanson also made significant contributions, adding 16 and 12 points, respectively. Owen Hill rounded out the balanced attack with 10 points.

Crestview faced a formidable challenge, and despite their efforts, they were led in scoring by Jonathan Best with 7 points, while Evan Neff contributed 6 points.


By Ty Bartell

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- It’s basketball season for Beaver Local once again! Coming off a 12-12 season last year, The Beavers feel like last season will be a perfect launching point into this season. With a fair amount of experience coming back across the board, Beavers Head Coach Nick Miller feels like this year’s edition of The Beavers are going to be a high-flying, action-packed group.

Talking with Coach Miller, YSNs Ty Bartell and him discuss this upcoming season. Focusing on the points of growth Beaver Local looks to have with their returners as well as the schedule put in front of them that they will have to navigate through with some tough competition end to end. They also discuss the makeup of this year’s team, the expectations and goals and, of course, the rivalry with East Liverpool. All that and more in this edition of Coaches Corner on YS

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EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a heated rivalry matchup, East Liverpool emerged victorious in round one against Beaver Local, securing a 57-41 win on Thursday.

Leading the scoring charge for East Liverpool were Kenzie Walker with 13 points, Aynsley Galeoti with 12 points, and Ken Headley with 11 points. Reagan Edwards and Dacianelle Andrews also contributed to the scoring effort with 7 and 6 points, respectively.

On the Beaver Local side, Peyton Roberts showcased her scoring prowess with an impressive 17 points, while Cami Starkey added 7 points.

East Liverpool’s collective effort and offensive efficiency proved pivotal in securing the win against their fierce rival. The victory sets a positive tone for East Liverpool as they navigate the competitive landscape of the basketball season.


EAST LIVERPOOL OH- It’s time for another basketball season in Beaver Local. As the winter months get closer, the anticipation inside the gym grows. For the Beavers girls program they are hungry to get better each and every day.  The Beavers have a promising year ahead with a fantastic core of leadership. They’ll get the Beavers through any kind of adversity they may face.

Head coach Tony Sorge took some time to talk about the season with Anthony Hartwig and Ty Bartell. Beaver fans won’t want to miss this exclusive season preview of the team in Episode 1 of Coach’s Corner with Tony Sorge!

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STEUBENVILLE OH- In an intense District Semifinal clash at Steubenville, the 5th-seeded Beaver Local volleyball team showcased their resilience and determination by securing a thrilling 3-1 victory over the 4th-seeded Indian Creek squad. The set scores tell the story of a hard-fought battle: 18-25, 25-16, 25-15, and a nail-biting 26-24 to cap off the comeback win.

Beaver Local had a standout performance from Aleia Evanko, who displayed her all-around prowess with 4 kills, 5 aces, 15 assists, and 8 digs. Bria Boyd was another key contributor, tallying 14 assists, 5 aces, and 5 digs. Addisyn Hurst added 4 kills, 4 aces, and 6 digs to bolster the team’s offensive and defensive efforts.

The attack was further energized by Jocelyn Pomeroy, who contributed 9 kills and 5 digs, and Peyton Roberts, who emerged as a force with 16 kills and 6 digs. Joslin Rhodes showcased her defensive abilities with 9 digs, and Karsyn Bowyer added 5 digs.

With this impressive victory, Beaver Local advances to the District Championship match, where they will face the 6th-seeded Dover team. The District Championship battle is scheduled for Saturday at Malvern, with the first serve set for 2:00.


EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a season-defining matchup, Lakeview left a significant mark and gathered valuable momentum for the upcoming playoffs, securing a hard-fought 20-14 victory over Beaver Local.

Lakeview’s offensive firepower was on full display, with Boom Gillis leading the charge. Gillis carried the ball 15 times, racking up an impressive 212 yards and contributing two crucial touchdowns. The entire Lakeview offense displayed its prowess, accumulating a remarkable 412 total yards.

Thomas Eaton also played a pivotal role for Lakeview, making 20 carries for 148 yards, further emphasizing the team’s ground game dominance. On the defensive front, Andrew Brown stood out with three interceptions, showcasing Lakeview’s ability to make key stops.

On the Beaver Local side, Austin Cline played an integral role, completing 10 out of 19 passes for 139 yards. Cline contributed a passing touchdown and a rushing touchdown, displaying his dual-threat capabilities. Beaver Local’s running game was spearheaded by Cline and Keaton Heddleston, with Cline accumulating 93 rushing yards and Heddleston being a reliable target with 5 catches for 60 yards, including one touchdown reception.


EAST LIVERPOOL OH- Beaver Local’s volleyball team put on a commanding performance, making quick work of Martins Ferry in a sweeping victory to advance to the district stage of the competition. The sets ended 25-18, 25-22, and 25-19, highlighting Beaver Local’s dominance on the court.

The players for Beaver Local displayed their skills and teamwork, contributing significantly to this well-deserved victory. Aleia Evanko played a pivotal role, tallying 5 kills, 15 assists, and 5 digs, showcasing her versatility in both offensive and defensive aspects of the game. Bria Boyd orchestrated the team’s offense brilliantly with 16 assists and contributed with 3 aces, while Jacquelyn Campbell provided solid defense with 9 digs.

Jocelyn Pomeroy was a standout offensive performer, securing 13 kills, along with 4 aces and 12 crucial digs. Peyton Roberts mirrored Pomeroy’s efforts, tallying 13 kills, 4 aces, and 7 digs, adding to the team’s firepower. Damica Germanovich and Karsyn Bowyer both played key roles in defense, contributing 6 and 7 digs, respectively.

With this resounding victory, Beaver Local moves on to the district semifinals and is set to face Indian Creek. The match is scheduled for Tuesday at Steubenville, with a 6 pm start time.


EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a highly anticipated sectional tournament clash, East Liverpool and Beaver Local battled it out in an intense showdown. East Liverpool emerged victorious in a thrilling two-overtime encounter, eliminating their arch-rivals with a final score of 2-1.

Despite heading into this matchup with a 0-3 record against the Beavers this season, the Potters remained undeterred. The Beavers initially took the lead when Ben Miller netted a goal, assisted by Kaleb Mays, with just 19 seconds remaining in the first half. It was a tense moment for East Liverpool, but they were far from done.

Preston Kerr displayed remarkable composure and determination by scoring the Potters’ first goal, equalizing the match at one, with a mere 1 minute and 11 seconds left in regulation. The drama continued to unfold as the game headed into overtime.

With the tension mounting, Wyatt McCune became the hero for East Liverpool. He managed to break the deadlock with a goal, thanks to an assist from Preston Kerr, with only 1 minute and 41 seconds left in the second overtime. It was a moment of pure elation for East Liverpool, securing the hard-fought victory.

With this impressive win, East Liverpool now sets its sights on the next challenge. They will travel to face the fourth-seeded Steubenville at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, at Harding Stadium.


STEUBENVILLE OH- Beaver Local roared back to winning form with an emphatic 48-6 victory over Indian Creek, showcasing their dominance on the football field.

The first quarter set the tone for Beaver Local’s impressive performance. Austin Cline orchestrated a 19-yard passing touchdown to Keaton Heddleston, giving them an early 7-0 lead. Cline continued to shine, scoring a 1-yard rushing touchdown at 6:58, extending their lead to 14-0.

The second quarter saw Beaver Local’s momentum persist as Cline added another feather to his cap with a 22-yard rushing touchdown at 8:21, pushing the lead to 20-0. Cline then demonstrated his passing prowess, connecting with Brock Severs for a 40-yard touchdown pass at 6:14, expanding the lead to 27-0.

Indian Creek found a response when Zach Byard threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Caleb Bodo at 4:46, putting their first points on the board at 27-6. However, Beaver Local quickly answered with a 47-yard rushing touchdown by Brock Severs at 4:25, reestablishing their dominance at 34-6.

The third quarter witnessed Beaver Local’s relentless pursuit of victory. Tyler Prideau bulldozed his way to a 25-yard rushing touchdown at 5:19, extending the lead to 41-6. Justin Cox joined in on the scoring action with an 11-yard rushing touchdown at 2:22, capping off the impressive performance at 48-6.

In the end, Beaver Local’s resounding victory put them back on track and demonstrated their determination to succeed on the football field.


HUBBARD, OH- In another tense encounter within the Northeast 8 division, Beaver Local faced off against Hubbard, but the Beavers’ struggles against the NE8 persisted as Hubbard’s Garland Warren sealed the game with a 5-yard touchdown run, securing a 29-25 victory for the Eagles with just 1:08 left on the clock.

Beaver Local, entering the game with a 4-2 record, found themselves in familiar territory, as this marked the third of four matchups against Northeast 8 opponents this season, with all previous games resulting in defeats, including encounters against Struthers and Niles. On the other side, Hubbard improved to a matching 4-3 record.

The game unfolded with both teams exchanging blows on the scoreboard:

Beaver Local drew first blood in the opening quarter, as senior quarterback Austin Cline connected with Brock Severs for a 14-yard touchdown pass, establishing a 7-0 lead.

Hubbard quickly responded, with Garland Warren rushing for a 10-yard touchdown, and the Eagles added a successful two-point conversion, taking an 8-7 lead with 1:45 remaining in the first quarter.

Warren continued to shine in the second quarter, breaking free for a 47-yard touchdown run, extending Hubbard’s lead to 15-7.

Beaver Local refused to be outdone, as Cline scored on a 5-yard touchdown run with just 1:02 left in the second quarter. The Beavers added a two-point conversion, sending both teams into halftime with a tied score of 15-15.

Hubbard regained the lead in the third quarter, as Alex Hackwelder executed a 1-yard keeper, making it 22-15 in favor of the Eagles. However, Beaver Local responded swiftly, with Brock Severs returning the ensuing kickoff an impressive 95 yards to tie the game at 22-22 with 7:02 left in the third quarter.

Kaleb Mays added a 21-yard field goal for Beaver Local with just 12 seconds remaining in the third quarter, giving the Beavers a brief lead of 25-22.

Ultimately, the late-game heroics of Garland Warren for Hubbard secured the victory for the Eagles, ending Beaver Local’s hopes of a comeback.

As Beaver Local prepares for their next challenge, a road game against Indian Creek, they will look for the comforts of their conference schedule to close out the year.