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Community turns out to support Huffman scholarship race

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SALEM — Fifteen-year-old Lucas Leggett crossed the line first in 19 minutes and 39 seconds to win the fifth annual Run Fast Winged 5K on Saturday at Waterworth Memorial Park. A total of 45 competitors took to the course. Deanna Nocera, 49, was the first female to cross the finish line in ...

Quakers continue strong start

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From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA—Kelly Hutton fired a 48 to lead the Salem golf team to a 208-261 victory over Leetonia Monday at Valley. Also for the Quakers (3-1) Sloan Rudibaugh and Lexi Miller each shot 53. Emma Brown shot 54. For the Bears, Haleigh Brook shot 57, Billie Sue Gibson 60, ...

Branch wins third straight

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POLAND—The West Branch volleyball team ran off its third straight win to start the season with a 25-13, 25-13, 25-17 win over Poland Monday. Elise Wallace powered the Warriors (3-0) with 13 points and 28 assists. Bailey Campbell added 10 points and five aces. Sydney Mercer and Jessica Bock ...

Eagles soar over Clippers

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From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA—The United girls soccer team beat Columbiana 5-0 on Monday. The Eagles are now 1-1 overall. Columbiana is 0-1. Abigail Hruby got the Eagles on the board in the first half and scored again in the second half. Scoring the other goals for the Eagles were ...

YSU kicks off college football’s 150th season

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YOUNGSTOWN — Even though Youngstown State’s football history began nearly 70 years after the birth of college football, the Penguins will be a part of the opening game of the sport’s 150th season. YSU will face the Samford Bulldogs at 3 p.m. Saturday in the sixth annual FCS Kickoff at ...

Only one more Clipper CC Series race left

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COLUMBIANA—A total of 213 runners competed on the 3K middle school course Thursday at the third Clipper Cross Country Series race at Ward Athletic Complex. Canfield’s Mark Mettille was the top male finisher in 9:09.75. East Palestine’s Alexis Cunningham was the top female finisher in ...

Branch wins a pair

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BELOIT—The West Branch volleyball team opened the season with a pair of victories in a tri-match with Western Reserve and Ravenna Southeast Saturday. The Warriors beat Southeast 25-20, 25-13. Bailey Campbell finished with 11 points for West Branch, while Riley Tuel added eight kills, six ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Pinky’s Tavern, Coil Line Service Eagle Pass Golf League STANDINGS: Bob Reeder-Galen Brandt 187; Lenny Vondfeldt-Steve Stewart 168 1/2; Chad Wood-Rod Davison 167 1/2; Steven Chalow-Andy Chaplow 155; Chuck Sluss-Brian Bostick 154 1/2; Jay Gamble-Luvian Clewell 153 1/2; Bryon Mountz-Rick ...

Perry’s goal breaks deadlock for Quakers

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HANOVERTON — Salem’s girls soccer team was on the ball on Friday. The Quakers got goals from Clara Double and Abby Perry to down United 2-1 in a Friday Night Futbol opener at United Local High School. Hanna Gaither assisted on the first goal. Sam Moore had three saves in goal for the ...

PREP TENNIS

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Salem 5, Lordstown 0 LORDSTOWN — Salem’s girls tennis team was a 5-0 winner over Lordstown on Friday. For Salem, Elena Economous and Emma Griffith both won singles matches by a 6-0, 6-0 count Blake Oller won by forfeit. Sam Sarginger and Emily Holt won a doubles match by a score of ...

PREP GOLF

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West Branch 159, Alliance 174 SALEM — West Branch bested Alliance 159-174 in boys prep golf action on Friday at Flying B. For West Branch, Nick Pidgeon fired a 4-under-par 32. Also for the Warriors, Aiden Wiesemann had a 37, JD Brain 45 and Brett Blickensderfer 45. Blake Hood led ...

Salem girls record second straight

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SALEM — Kelly Hutton had a 42 to lead Salem’s girls golf team to a 201-269 win over Leetonia on Thursday at Salem Hills. Salem is 2-1. Also for the Quakers, Emma Brown had a 51, Paige Bailey 53 and Lexi Miller 55. For Leetonia, Billie Sue Gibson had a 62, Haleigh Brook 65, Anna ...

St. John to host hoops tourneys again

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio boys and girls state high school basketball tournaments are on the move. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced on Thursday that the 2020 and 2021 girls state basketball tournaments and the 2021 boys state tournament will be held at St. John Arena. Both ...

Mount makes top 50 list

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ALLIANCE — To celebrate the 150th season of college football, ESPN produced a list of the 50 best college football programs and Mount Union is the highest non-Division I program at No. 16. ESPN came up with a metric with a goal in its words to “Honor the accomplishments of teams across ...

Hutton’s 41 helps Quakers down rivals

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SALEM — Salem’s girls golf team earned its first win of the campaign by topping West Branch 223-240 on Wednesday at Salem Hills. For Salem, Kelly Hutton led with a 41. Also for the Quakers, Lexi Miller had a 57, Paige Bailey 62 and Emma Brown 63. For West Branch, Sydney Milliken had ...

PREP TENNIS

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United 5, United 0 EAST PALESTINE—The United girls tennis team blanked East Palestine 5-0 on Wednesday. The Eagles are at West Branch Friday. FIRST SINGLES: Morgan Hovorka (U) def. Isabella McLaughlin, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Emily McKarns (U) def. Brianna Horvath, 6-4, 3-6, 6-6 ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Soccer season opens Friday The 2019 high school soccer season will open with a Friday night special. Salem will play at United, while East Liverpool hosts Beaver Local. Action at United High School includes the girls game at 5 p.m., followed by the boys game at 7 p.m. The season opener ...

Clippers’ boys team moves to 6-0

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COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s boys golf team moved to 6-0 with a 168-210 win over United on Tuesday at Valley. For Columbiana, Tyler Anderson had a 33, Sean Whitehead 45, Matt Mazei 45 and Trevor Dearing 45. For United, Mikey Bardo had a 47, Parker Berdine 48, Bryce McKenzie 52 and Noah ...

Steelers grieve for receivers coach

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LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Gray, rainy skies and a subdued, sparse fan turnout made for a fitting setting Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice for the first time since the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. Drake, a longtime NFL and college assistant, was found ...

Area football scrimmages

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BEAVER LOCAL Friday, Aug. 16, at Carrollton, 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at South Range, 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Saturday, Aug. 17, host Indian Creek, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, host Western Reserve, 7 p.m. CRESTVIEW Friday, Aug. 16, at Lisbon, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, host East ...