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Cleveland Indians' Bradley Zimmer, right, congratulates Austin Jackson on his three-run home run off Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Buddy Boshers in the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Minneapolis. The Indians won 8-1. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Indians flex muscles

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Santana hit two of Cleveland’s five home runs and Danny Salazar continued his strong second-half stretch in the Indians’ 8-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Santana, Jason Kipnis and Edwin Encarnacion all hit solo homers off Bartolo Colon ...

West Branch handles Carrollton on the links

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CARROLLTON — West Branch defeated Carrollton 163-174 on Tuesday at Carroll Meadows. West Branch is 3-0. For the winners, Nick Pidgeon had a 37, Ryan Sox 40, Aden Wiesemann 42 and Brett Blickensderfer 44. Lisbon 171, Toronto 178 TORONTO — Lisbon carded a 171-178 win over Toronto ...

Clipper CC Series sees 172 finishers

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COLUMBIANA — The 19th annual Clipper Cross Country Series is growing each week. Last Wednesday’s race on the high school 3.1-mile course at the Ward Athletic Complex had 172 finishers, 11 more than the series record set the week before. Mack Mettille of Canfield won the men’s race in ...

TRAP SHOOT RESULTS

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Mahoning Valley Trap League Aug. 14 at Columbiana Fish and Game Columbiana Fish and Game 559 - 3319 Lowellville Rod and Gun 545 - 3285 Mahoning Sportsman’s Club 539 - 3277 New Middletown Farmers 538 - 3251 Eastern Ohio Conservation Club 536 - 3235 Fish and Game Club of ...

Haskins, Burrow target back-up spot

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COLUMBUS (AP) — The backup quarterback derby at Ohio State continues furiously in preseason camp without definitive word on whether Joe Burrow or Dwayne Haskins will be No. 2. The starting job is firmly held by J.T. Barrett, of course, but Burrow, Haskins and true freshman Tate Martell have ...

Columbiana golf coach Jeff Jackson (left) shakes the hand of Columbiana senior Jared Wilson on Monday after Wilson broke Jackson’s school Valley Golf Club record with a 28. Wilson also now holds the Valley Golf Club course record. (Submitted Photo)

Wilson sets Valley course record

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COLUMBIANA — Columbiana senior golfer Jared Wilson has been doing great things on the course for most of his young career. The defending Division III state champion added another milestone Monday as he carded a 7-under par 28 to break the Valley Golf Club course record in Columbiana’s ...

Kluber happy with Jackson’s action

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Corey Kluber appreciated Austin Jackson’s efforts, both with the bat and glove. Jackson led off the eighth inning with a home run, sending Kluber and the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians over the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Sunday. “He’s been a huge part of ...

Toledo favored in MAC

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COLUMBUS (AP) — With the Mid-American Conference’s marquee quarterback, Toledo might be ready to capture some the magic that earned Western Michigan a piece of the national spotlight last season. Hunting their first MAC championship since 2004, the Rockets have plenty of returning talent. ...

4GOLF RESULTS

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Twin Springs Monday League STANDINGS: John & Helen’s 49, Twin Springs 47, Ray Lewis 46 1/2, Garage Door Opener 44, Barnyard 44, Denny & Jimbo 40 1/2, Gus & Randy 38, Mark’s Landing 37, Shake & Bake 35, Seligman G/C 34 1/2, C&C Garage 32, O.T.S. Restoration 31 1/2, ...

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Quakers get ready for season

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Salem’s Josh Young hands off to Brock Baddley during a scrimmage against Crestview on Friday at Reilly Stadium. Salem hosts East Palestine in the season opener on Aug. 25. (Photo by Gary Leininger)

Wilson picks up medalist honors

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Tannenhauf Invitational ALLIANCE — Jared Wilson took individual medalist honors with a 72 as Columbiana took fifth out of 15 teams on Friday at the Tannenhauf Invitational. The Clippers shot 346 overall. Gilmour Academy won the tournament with a 311. Rounding out the Clippers wer Seth ...

Kizer takes a step closer to being the Browns’ guy at QB

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CLEVELAND (AP) — DeShone Kizer’s time is coming. It’s just not here yet. Kizer excited Cleveland fans and impressed his teammates with a strong performance in his NFL exhibition debut, but Browns coach Hue Jackson isn’t ready to name him his starting quarterback. Unleashing his ...

Wilson cards 32 as Columbiana rolls

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CALCUTTA — Jared Wilson fired a 32 to lead Columbiana to a 153-183 win over Southern on Thursday at Beaver Creek Meadows. Also for the Clippers, Seth Ross had a 35, Nate Whitehead 42 and Sean Whitehead 44. For the Indians (1-1), Nick May had a 40, Josh Boyle 43, Tanner Patterson 47 and ...

Playoffs or bust for Bucks

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett is an oddity in modern college football, an elite player who stuck around for five years, a guy who helped win a national championship but still has something to prove. The 22-year-old Texan is again in the driver’s seat in an Urban Meyer ...

Kizer sharp in Browns debut

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett showed flashes of dominance in his NFL exhibition debut, and Cleveland rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer threw a late touchdown pass and the Browns beat New Orleans 20-14 on Thursday night while Saints stars Drew Brees and Adrian Peterson watched. The No. 1 ...

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Area players head to PONY World Series

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Youngstown recently earned an automatic bid to the PONY League World Series. The team includes several players from area schools. The Youngstown team will meet Hagerstown, Maryland at 8 p.m. on Friday in the second of two games on opening night at Lew Hays Pony Field in Washington, Pa. Members ...

Buckeye line does not want to be weakest link

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State left guard Michael Jordan paused to think when asked to pick one word to describe the defining characteristic of an offensive lineman. “Nasty,” he said. A chip on the shoulder may help make the Buckeyes linemen play nastier this season. Or at least motivated ...

Eric Rupe wins the Salem Star Trax 5K on Saturday at Reilly Stadium. (Photo by Gary Leininger)

Rupe knows the way to Star Trax finish

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SALEM — You know where to find former Maplewood High School and Youngstown State University standout Eric Rupe when he’s in Salem. The 25-year-old Rupe won the 24th annual Star Trax 5K Night Run on Saturday for the second time in three years. He covered the 3.1-mile course that started ...

Clippers triumph in opener

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COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s girls golf team carded a 190-234 win over Jackson-Milton on Tuesday at Valley. For the Clippers (1-0), Abby Rambo had a 42, Taylor Ross 43, Abbi Hawkins 52, Taylor Bucci 53. Hannah Pietro had a 54 for the Jays. Columbiana is at Tamer Win today for the ...