Hoops highlights, Jan. 8

Kelsey has career night in Pirates’ win over Lehman

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Fawcett sparks Team USA past Canada in Olympic qualifier

LINCOLN, Neb. — The top-ranked U.S. women’s volleyball team, powered by Benjamin Logan product Nicole Fawcett, took its first step toward qualifying for the Rio Olympics with a straight-set win over Canada on Thursday in the in the opener of its NORCECA Olympic qualifying tournament.

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Tiger girls grab 43-42 win over Trojans

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West Liberty-Salem’s girls basketball team pulled out a 43-42 win over host Southeastern on Thursday in a key Ohio Heritage Conference game.

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Big news in the new year

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Surprises came in a flurry this holiday season on both the collegiate and prep levels.

  • Written by AARON LaBATT

Fast start sends Cavaliers over Riverside in NWCC tilt

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A strong first half helped Lehman Catholic’s girls basketball team sink visiting Riverside 50-29 on Thursday in Northwest Central Conference action.

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