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Salem picks up pair of wins over Beaver Local

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LISBON—The Salem baseball team landed a pair of one-run victories against Beaver Local Saturday. In the first game, Salem prevailed in a 1-0 pitcher duel behind a complete-game from Adam Wilson—who struck out six and walked two. Bryce Owen went 2-for-3 for the Quakers. Shawny Chappel ...

Raiders have strong showing at county meet

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AUSTINTOWN — South Range ruled at the 104th annual Mahoning County Track and Field Meet on Saturday. The South Range boys ran away with their 15th straight team title in the small-school division, while the girls won for the sixth time in seven years. Seniors Ashleigh Rowley from Western ...

Quakers pin down two wins vs. Harding

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SALEM—The Salem softball team picked up a pair of lopsided wins in a doubleheader with Warren Harding Saturday. Salem won the first game 13-3 in six innings. Bailee Thorn powered the offense with three hits including a double, triple and three runs scored. Katie Moore and Taylor Thorpe each ...

West Branch shortstop Delaney Rito (left) fields a ground ball against Salem on Friday. (Salem News/Chris Rambo)

Warriors make a strong case

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SALEM — Opponents facing the West Branch softball team’s lineup get thrown right into the fire with leadoff hitter Bailey Byers, one of the area’s top power hitters. Pitchers who might expect the pressure to ease up after her spot in the order can guess again. “Top to bottom, they are ...

Crestview’s Trinity Boston is greeted at home plate after hitting a home run against Lisbon on Friday. (Photo by Gary Leininger)

Rebels pile up the runs on Blue Devils

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COLUMBIANA — Trinity Boston’s two-run home run powered Crestview past Lisbon 10-5 on Friday. Emma Smith recorded two singles, one double, two RBIs. and four runs scored. Whitney Cope had two doubles and two RBIs. Haley Eskra added a pair of singles. For the Blue Devils, Autumn Oehlstrom ...

Bulldogs hand Clippers second defeat in blowout fashion 14-6

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EAST PALESTINE — East Palestine served Columbiana its second loss of the season with a 14-6 victory on Friday at City Park. Jordon Fristik had three hits for the Bulldogs, 7-7. Marshall Huddleston added three hits including a double, while Dustin Bourne had a single and two doubles. ...

Quakers win three events at East Palestine Relays

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EAST PALESTINE — The Salem track teams won three events to highlight area athletes at the 41st annual East Palestine Relays on Friday. Salem’s 1600-meter relay team of Lex Murray, Turner Johnson, Connor McKee and Quinlan Rumsey won the 1600-meter relay in a meet-record time of 3 minutes, ...

TENNIS RESULTS

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West Branch 5, East Palestine 0 BELOIT — West Branch knocked off East Palestine 5-0 on Friday in tennis action. West Branch is 8-5 and hosts United on Monday. FIRST SINGLES: Marshall Ney (WB) def. Robert Buskirk, 6-0, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Alex Kidd (WB) win by forfeit THIRD ...

Columbiana’s A.J. Perkins slides into home against South Range Jared Bajerski on Thursday. (Salem News/Chris Rambo)

Clippers slide by Raiders

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COLUMBIANA — Two areas of emphasis for the Columbiana baseball team entering the season were pitching depth and improved defense. Both were on display Thursday against South Range. Senior pitcher Mitch Davidson effectively kept the South Range bats off-balance for seven innings while his ...

Western Reserve’s Justin Ciccone runs into East Palestine’s Marshall Huddleston at home plate on Thursday. (Salem News/Patti Schaeffer)

Reserve reverses its fortune, bests Bulldogs

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BERLIN CENTER — Western Reserve came back from a four-run deficit to knock off East Palestine 9-6 on Thursday at Western Reserve High School. The Devils (11-2) were down 5-1 in the second, but strung together four runs each in the fourth and fifth innings to swing the momentum. Wyatt ...

Salem’s crazy week continues

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SALEM — Louisville, ranked fifth in the Div. I state poll, held Salem hitless in its 9-0 victory on Thursday. Salem went seven innings with Louisville for only the second time in the series history. Kirsten Wharmby tossed the no-hitter. Salem hosts West Branch today. L: ...

TRACK RESULTS

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At United Thursday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: United 98, Wellsville 52.5, Lisbon 37, Lordstown 45.5 3200 RELAY: United 9:27.9, Lordstown 110 HURDLES: Hahn (U) 17.2, Byles (LO), Sadler (U) 100 DASH: Wright (W) 11.4, Davis (LI), Heard (W) 800 RELAY: Lordstown 11:37.3, United, ...

TENNIS RESULTS

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Canton South 5, Salem 0 SALEM—Canton South blanked Salem 5-0 in boys tennis action Thursday. FIRST SINGLES: Noah Franks (CS) def. Lucas Madison, 6-1, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Shaun McMyler (CS) def. Ross Barnett, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3. THIRD SINGLES: Jarod Morris (CS) def. Zack Martin, 6-1, 7-6 ...

Columbiana first baseman Morgan Highley forces out Lisbon’s Chloe Smith on Wednesday. (Salem News/Chris Rambo)

Clippers edge Blue Devils with 12-run seventh inning

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LISBON — With their early five-run lead reduced to two and the dangerous top of the Lisbon order due up, there was good reason for the Columbiana softball team to feel nervous as they came to bat in the top of the seventh inning. “I told them we needed to get a run if not two because, ...

Thorpe tosses one-hitter, Salem hands United first defeat

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HANOVERTON — Salem handed United its first loss this season with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday. Salem improves to 4-10 and hosts Louisville today. United falls to 7-1 this season and will host Sebring today. Taylor Thorpe picked up the victory for Salem, striking out 12 and allowing just one ...

Wilson shuts down Golden Eagles

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HANOVERTON—Sophomore pitcher Adam Wilson tossed a complete-game shutout as Salem downed United 5-0 Wednesday. Turner Johnson and Jake Maenz each tallied two hits and two RBIs for the Quakers. Salem improves to 3-10 overall and travels to Alliance today. S: 2-0-2-0-0-0-1—5-7-1 U: ...

JUNIOR HIGH RESULTS

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At United Wednesday BOYS RESULTS United 56, Southern 45, Lisbon 44 100 HURDLES: Steves (L) 19.4; 100 DASH: Sloan (S) 11.8; 1600 RUN: Schreffler (L) 5:14.2; 400 RELAY: Southern (Sloan, Morris, Allen, Quigg) 50.6; 400 DASH: Marra (U) 62.8; 800 RELAY: United (Scott, Moore, Miller Skiba) ...

TENNIS RESULTS

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Louisville 5, United 0 HANOVERTON — Louisville swept United 5-0 on Wednesday. The Golden Eagles host East Liverpool today. FIRST SINGLES: Ryan Pukys (L) def. Noah Brieck 6-0, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Ryan Richards (L) def. Hunter Stratton 6-0, 6-0 THIRD SINGLES: Nick Eneix (L) def. Landon ...

United’s Cade Wood turns to avoid getting hit in the face with the pitch as Leetonia’s  catcher Toby Heckman grabs the throw on Tuesday. (Salem News/Patti Schaeffer)

United Local runs winning streak to four games

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LEETONIA — An eight-run second inning lifted United to its fourth straight win, 12-0 over United on Tuesday. Shane Black led the Golden Eagles (4-5) with a single, double and two RBIs. He also struck out five over three innings for the win. Tyler Humphrey had a single, double and four RBIs. ...

Lisbon’s Colin Sweeney dives back to second as Columbiana’s Chase Franken covers on Tuesday at Firestone Park. (Salem News/Chris Rambo)

Lisbon stays loose vs. Clippers

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COLUMBIANA—Normally, the last thing a high school coach wants is for their team to be sitting around at home all day before a big game. With Lisbon on spring break and a first-place conference showdown looming Tuesday afternoon at Columbiana, Blue Devils coach Doug Andric decided to call ...