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Lions surge past Quakers

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MINERVA — Minerva scored seven runs in the seventh to run away with a 9-1 win over Salem on Wednesday in Northeastern Buckeye Conference baseball action. Goose Stewart had three hits and two RBIs for the Lions, 9-2, 5-2. Dominic Slentz needed 74 pitches to earn the victory on the mound. ...

Oehlstrom wrecks Beavers

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CALCUTTA—On a cold and windy day the bats were alive for the Lisbon softball team as it compiled 21 hits in a 19-4 rout of Beaver Local on Wednesday. The Lisbon bats were led by Autumn Oehlstrom who hit a pair of two-run home runs on the day. “We definitely played as a team today,” ...

Clippers, Bulldogs make a splash

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EAST PALESTINE—The East Palestine boys track team and Columbiana girls track team each earned victories in a quad meet with Leetonia and Toronto Tuesday at East Palestine High School. Andrew Cunningham headlined East Palestine’s effort in the boys meet with victories in the 800-meter, ...

South Range snatches win over Rebels

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GREENFORD — Jake Gehring had three hits, while Josh Stear added a single and triple as South Range halted Crestview 4-1 on Monday. Jeff Feo had two hits for the Rebels, while Tanner Daub had a double. South Range is 8-8 and is at Girard on Wednesday. CR: 0-0-0-0-0-1-0—1-4-1 SR: ...

Branch lives on the edge

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BELOIT — Peyton Alazaus’ RBI single in the bottom of the seventh linning ifted West Branch to a 10-9 win over Louisville in an offense-filled Northeastern Buckeye Conference game on Monday. West Branch (12-0, 6-0) produced 20 hits with Grace Heath leading the way with four hits including ...

Paterson puts Eagles in position to do great things

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HANOVERTON—A dominant pitching performance from United’s Annie Paterson helped the Eagles to an 8-0 victory over Wellsville to stay perfect in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play on Monday. “We really pulled it together today,” Paterson said. “My team had a great offensive ...

PREP BASEBALL

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Lions shut out Quakers MINERVA—The Minerva baseball team blanked Salem 3-0 in a rare Sunday afternoon game. Connor Wright pitched a complete game with six strikeouts to power the Lions, who move to 8-2 overall and 4-2 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. At the plate for Minerva, ...

Warriors stopped by Potters

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BELOIT— East Liverpool’s tennis team remains perfect on the season with a 4-1 win over West Branch on Saturday. East Liverpool is now 8-0 and will compete in the OVAC tournament at West Liberty on Monday. West Branch is 4-5 and will travel to United on Monday. FIRST SINGLES: Chris ...

Thorpe sets strikeout record

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RAVENNA—Taylor Thorpe set the single-season school strikeout record, but the Salemsoftball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Ravenna Southeast on Saturday. Thorpe finished with 11 strikeouts and now has 139 strikeouts on the season, breaking the record of 136 previously held by Clara Janofa ...

Raiders race to the top

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AUSTINTOWN — South Range’s boys and girls track teams know their way to the top of the charts at the Mahoning County Track and Field Championships. The Raider boys claimed their 16th straight team title in the small division, while the girls won for the seventh time in eight years at the ...

Bulldogs power past Blue Devils

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LISBON—The East Palestine softball team flexed its muscle with a doubleheader sweep over Lisbon Saturday. The Bulldogs took the first game 11-6, powered by five runs in the top of the seventh. Kenzee Johnston propelled the Bulldogs with four hits, including a double, and three RBIs. Sara ...

Salem has a field day

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EAST PALESTINE — The Salem track teams are making the most of their chances in this weather-plaqued season. The Salem boys and girls swept team titles at the 42nd annual East Palestine Relays on Friday. Salem’s boys won four events at Reid Stadium o top the 14-team event with 93 points. ...

Quakers roll to 11th victory

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SALEM—The Salem softball team rolled over Canton South 9-2 Friday. The Quakers are now 11-2 overall. Hayden Carner had three hits for Salem, while Bailee Thorn had three runs and three steals. Alyssa Laubacher had two hits and two steals. Taylor Thorpe tossed a complete game with eight ...

Warriors stay perfect in NBC

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BELOIT—A ten strikeout performance from Gino Sabatine on the mound for West Branch led them to an 8-0 win over Carrollton on Friday. Tristan Balland had a double and two RBIs for West Branch. Jake Lyons finished with a double and a single. West Branch is 10-1 and 6-0 in Northeastern ...

Warriors represent themselves well at North-South game

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West Branch had a good showing in the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association’s North-South All-Star games Friday night. Senior standouts T.J. DeShields and Natalie Zuchowski both scored in double figures during their respective North teams in the Division I-II games. DeShields, ...

Quakers let the pitching do the talking

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SALEM — A beneficial break for Salem’s Taylor Thorpe helped her throw a gem against Beaver Local on Wednesday. “My arm has been killing me and having those two days off this week was really beneficial,” she said. Thorpe’s 15-strikeout, three-hit shutout performance guided the ...

Sammartino was one of the county’s favorites

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He was professional wrestling’s ultimate good guy. The son of Italian immigrants, Bruno Sammartino fled the Nazis as a child and built a career beating a string of bad guys that thrilled fans and made him reign as the conscientious champ for more than a decade. Before the flash of The ...

Golden Bears’ fast start is too much for Rebels

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COLUMBIANA — Oak Glen ran out to a five-run lead in the fourth inning and held on for a 5-3 win over Crestview on Wednesday in prep softball action. Hanna Patterson homered for the winners who had 10 hits. She added two other hits. Skyler Mattern and Olivia Strank had RBIs to help the ...

Lindor enjoys the home cooking

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered in his native Puerto Rico, Corey Kluber allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Tuesday night. Michael Brantley and Jose Ramirez each had three hits for Cleveland in the first ...

AROUND THE HORN

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County track meet on May 1 EAST PALESTINE — The 115th annual Columbiana County Track and Field Meet will be held Tuesday, May 1, at Reid Stadium. Action gets under way at 4:30 p.m. with the finals in the boys discus and high jump and girls shot put and long jump along with the running ...