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Quakers go South on Saturday

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CANTON — After returning to Canton South to make up a game postponed from Friday night, Salem High School’s football team never seemed to be completely in sync and was upset 26-14 by the host Wildcats Saturday afternoon at Brechbuhler Stadium. “We just played really bad football,” ...

Christopher, Joseph put in good effort at Malone Invitational

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CANTON — Salem junior Hunter Christopher and West Branch senior Jeff Joseph turned in the top efforts at the 50th annual Malone Invitational on Saturday. Christopher was third and Joseph fourth out of 260 boys runners at GlenOak High School. There was one race for all ...

Mount edges JCU in OAC battle

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ALLIANCE — Sometimes the best offense is a good defense or in the case of top-ranked Mount Union — a great defense — as the Purple Raiders scored two defensive touchdowns in a 23-10 win over 15th-ranked John Carroll in an Ohio Athletic Conference battle Saturday in front of 5,866 fans at ...

Wellsville rules Crestview in state-ranked match

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COLUMBIANA — In a battle of state-ranked teams, it was the Wellsville Tigers who grabbed the victory 25-23, 18-25, 21-25, 25-18, 15-9 over Crestview on Saturday. Wellsville, ranked 12th in the state in Div. IV by the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association moved to 13-1. Crestview, ...

Beaver Local 8, Minerva 0

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CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team celebrated senior night with an 8-0 win over Minerva on Saturday. Seniors Madison Ours, Ireland Connor, Jackie Francis, Sydnie Holden, Leah Pancake and Emily Monte played key roles in getting the Beavers to an 8-4 record. Monte led the ...

Red Knights finish Bears

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TORONTO — The Toronto football team was finally able to finish off its second win of the season. Toronto and Leetonia both scored 14 points in the second half, but the Bears could not overcome their 14-point deficit to the Red Knights as Toronto came away with a 28-14 victory in an Eastern ...

Clippers work overtime late into the night

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HANOVERTON — It seemed that Friday’s game was never going to kickoff as the rain fell in sheets. Eventually the rain subsided and at 8:30 p.m. Columbiana and United kicked off what proved to be an evenly matched game. The rain may have dampened the ground but the teams were fired up to ...

Southern marches to 5-0 by thwarting Lisbon

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LISBON — Southern Local had to wait a bit to get to 5-0 but it was worth it. After an 8:51 p.m. kick off thanks to seven storm delays, Southern rampaged over Lisbon in a 36-6 win on Friday during Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action. “Well, we have been here six hours and fifteen ...

Salem to try again today

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CANTON — The only real winner at Friday night’s scheduled Salem at Canton South Eastern Buckeye Conference football game was the lightning. The game never got underway as officials tried to wait out a violent storm and subsequent lightning that swept through Eastern Stark County in the ...

Leetonia trails at halftime

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TORONTO — The Toronto football team scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 14-0 lead against Leetonia at halftime Friday night at Clarke Hinkle Field. The game entered a lightning delay seven minutes into halftime. After multiple delays, the game was suspended 35 minutes ...

Raiders mop up Brookfield

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BROOKFIELD — A long weather delay did nothing to slow down the South Range football team, as the Raiders rolled over Brookfield 42-19 Friday. The game did not get underway until 8:15 after a 75-minute weather delay as a cold front rolled through the area. The Raiders (3-2) rolled up 515 ...

Quakers keep rolling

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SALEM—The Salem volleyball team defeated Canton South 25-23, 25-14, 25-16 Thursday in Eastern Buckeye Conference action. Salem, which is ranked fifth in Div. III, improves to 12-1 overall. For the Quakers, Echo Mayer-Kutz had 15 kills, and three aces, Caitlyn Marx had nine kills and four ...

Salem girls finish 10th at Tri-County Invite

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DOVER—The Salem girls golf team finished 10th at the Tri-County Invitational Thursday at Zoar Village Golf Course. The Quakers finished with a total of 414 Marlington took home the team title with a 341. Minerva (391) was sixth and West Branch (487) was 13th. For Salem, Kelly Hutton led ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

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Salem at Canton South, 7 p.m. Salem (3-1, 0-1 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference) did not get off to a good start in the new league by getting shutout by Carrollton last week. Canton South (1-3, 1-0) has not been sharp but its competition out of league might skew how the Wildcats really ...

Baun, Frase lead area runners

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CANFIELD — Seniors Luke Baun of South Range and Daniel Frase of United highlighted area runners at the Suburban League Cross Country Championship on Wednesday. Baun finished ninth and Frase 13th out of 351 boys runners at the Canfield Fairgrounds. Canfield senior Giovanni Copploe finally ...

Koneval powers state-ranked West Branch

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CANTON — Gillian Koneval scored four goals as the state-ranked West Branch girls soccer team blanked Canton South, 7-0, Wednesday. The Warriors, ranked 12th in the Division II state poll, improve to 8-0-2 overall. Lexi Biery added two goals and Emma Egli one. Olivia McLean had three ...

Salem boys slip past Hubbard

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SALEM—The Salem boys golf team picked up a 192-195 win over Hubbard Wednesday at Salem Hills. The Quakers improve to 4-8 overall. For Salem, Dylan Ulrich led the way with a 46, while Lane Rhodes and Kaleb Dayeach shot 48. Logan Zimmerman added a 50. United 196, East Palestine ...

Eagles flying high early in the season

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HANOVERTON—The last time a United football team laid claim to a conference championship, current head coach D.J. Ogilvie was just two seasons into his first head coaching job and most of the players on the current roster weren’t even born yet. Eighteen long years after United shared the ...

Another win for the state-ranked Quakers

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SALEM—The fifth-ranked Salem volleyball team got through Carrollton 25-19, 25-20, 25-16 Tuesday. The Quakers are now 11-1 overall. For the Quakers, Echo Mayer-Kutz finished with 15 kills, two aces, and 19 digs. Caitlyn Marx and Ellie Exline had nine kills apiece. Also for the Quakers ...

Pidgeon earns EBC medalist honors

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ALLIANCE — Marlington shot a 315 to win the first Eastern Buckeye Conference boys golf tournament on Tuesday at Sleepy Hollow. West Branch finished second with a 321. West Branch’s Nick Pidgeon finished as the tournament medalist with a 74. Also for the Warriors, Brett Blickensderfer ...