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North’s Jake Humeniuk of Salem runs a route against South’s Josh Whitten on Saturday. (Photo by Wayne Maris)

Humeniuk, North take down South by a field goal

MASSILLON — Jeff Bayuk surveyed the situation and took a sigh of relief in the aftermath. The Warren John F. Kennedy football coach, who coached the North team during Saturday’s Division IV-VII North-South Classic at Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, had a 17-point lead with 2:06 ...

Salem High School graduate and Youngstown State senior Mitch Maroscher poses with three-time Horizon League player of the year Jeffery Schorsch of Valparaiso on Saturday following the pair’s singles match at the Horizon League semifinals. (Submitted Photo)

Maroscher goes down fighting in semifinals

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Salem High School graduate Mitch Maroscher went down fighting in his final collegiate tennis matches on Saturday in a Horizon League semifinal at the Varsity Tennis Center. Playing No. 1 singles, Youngstown State senior Maroscher hung tough agianst three-time Horizon ...

Double, Stokes jump to victories at Larry Cogan Warrior Invitational

CARROLLTON — Lisbon’s Seth Stokes and Salem’s Mary Double each picked up a field victory during the Larry Cogan Warrior Invitational on Friday. Stokes won the boys high jump, clearing 6 feet, 6 inches. The Lisbon boys finished 10th overall with 13 points, while Salem placed third with ...

Salem’s Clara Double competes in the long jump on Friday. (Salem News/Patti Schaeffer)

COLUMBIANA COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL TRACK MEET

At Crestview High School Friday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Beaver Local (103), 2. Crestview (94), 3. Salem (70.83), 4. Southern Local (64), 5. United (45.83), 6. East Liverpool (42 1/2), 7. Lisbon (41 1/3), 8. East Palestine (40), 9. Columbian (25), 10. Heartland Christian (11 1/2), ...

East Palestine's Dalton Vance rounds third and scores the game's first run against Southern Local on Friday. (Salem News/Chris Rambo)

Bulldogs get back to .500 with victory over Indians

EAST PALESTINE — Three players had at least two hits and Dustin Bourne was solid on the mound as East Palestine posted a 6-2 win over Southern Friday. The Bulldogs improve to 9-9 overall. Evan Berly was 2-for-3 with a double for East Palestine, while Dalton Vance was 2-for-3 with two runs ...

Blue Devils have fun with Jackson-Milton

NORTH JACKSON — Autumn Oehlstrom and Lindsi Welsh tallied four RBIs apiece to lead Lisbon past Jackson-Milton 15-4 on Friday. Oehlstrom also had two singles, while Welsh collected a double. Kenedy Vrable recorded three doubles and an RBI. Karlee Pezzano added two singles, a double and an ...

Humeniuk, Murphy honored to represent North

MASSILLON — Two of Columbiana County’s biggest football stars will get the chance to show they can play with some of the best players in the state this weekend. Crestview senior defensive end Jordan Murphy and Salem senior receiver Jake Humeniuk will be teammates for the Division IV-VII ...

Clippers slowed down by weather

COLUMBIANA—With storm clouds on the horizon, Columbiana and Springfield breezed through three and a half innings in about a half hour Thursday at Firestone Park. Unfortunately, they couldn’t quite play fast enough to finish their marquee non-conference matchup. Columbiana led 1-0 with one ...

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Devils beat up on Eagles

HANOVERTON—Fifth-ranked Western Reserve rolled past United 15-5 in baseball action Thursday. Ryan Demsky doubled twice and drive in two runs for the Blue Devils (16-2). Wyatt Larimer and Dom Velasquez each added two hits and two RBIs. Colton Bowen had a double and two RBIs for the ...

Weather stops Columbiana meet

COLUMBIANA — Four high school track teams were not able to beat the storm at the Ward Athletic Complex on Thursday. The meet was postponed before the 300-meter hurdles before lightning delayed the meet. The last five boys and girls races were not contested along. The boys discus and long ...

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Beaver Local pulls away from Salem late

SALEM—Beaver Local scored seven runs in the seventh inning to pull away from Salem 11-2 Wednesday. Beaver Local’s Dakota Heaton had three hits including a double with an RBI. Hannah Call had three hits and four RBIs. Morgan Bouscher added three hits and two RBIs. Beaver Local is 6-11. ...

Clippers claim share of ITCL White Division

LISBON—It didn’t take long for Columbiana to wrap up a share of the Inter-Tri County League White Division title Wednesday. The Clippers secured one out in the bottom of the eighth inning to finish off an 11-7 victory in the completion of a suspended game. The Clippers wrap up their ...

Quakers come through vs. South

SALEM — With two on and two out in the seventh, Salem’s Taylor Thorpe made a diving catch in the right-center field gap to help the Quakers hold off Canton South 3-2 Thursday. Clara Janofa got the win with four strikeouts and one walk. She also helped her cause with two singles at the ...

Crestview’s Peyton Wolfe throws to first as United’s Kyle Bailey slides into second on Tuesday. (Salem News/Chris Rambo)

Rebels get one back against pesky Eagles

HANOVERTON — The Crestview baseball team entered Tuesday’s game with United no longer in control of its chance for a conference title, but the Rebels were determined not to dwell on what might have been. After being knocked out of first place by an upset loss to the Eagles on Monday, ...

Lisbon’s Hannah Deland beats the throw to Southern’s Kennedy Pisarsky at third on Tuesday in Lisbon. (Salem News/Patti Schaeffer)

Quaker softball pays tribute to former coach

SALEM — Carrollton took advantage of six Salem errors during its 8-0 victory on Tuesday. Brooke Veglia and Clara Janofa each singled for the Quakers. There was a moment of silence before the game to remember former coach Paul Headland. The Quakers wore mismatched socks at the suggestion ...

Salem takes care of Canton South

CANTON — Ricky Enlow recorded a hit and two RBIs to lift Salem past Canton South 3-1 on Tuesday. Jake Maenz had a pair of hits for the Quakers. Logan Wilms picked up the victory, while Braydon Gibson notched the save. S: 3-0-0-0-0-0-0—3-7-2 C: 0-0-1-0-0-0-0—1-3-0 S—Logan Wilms ...

TRACK RESULTS

At Salem Tuesday BOYS RESULTS Salem 69, Aliance 59 3200 RELAY: Salem (Corbisello, C. Christopher, Griffith, Double) 9:14.0. 110 HURDLES: Johnson (A) 15.5, Williams (A), Myers (A). 100 DASH: Geier (A) 11.1, Murray (S), Handcock (A). 800 RELAY: Salem 1:32.2. 1600 RUN: Andrews (S) ...

TENNIS RESULTS

Marlington 5, Salem 0 ALLIANCE —Marlington’s boys tennis team swept Salem 5-0 on Tuesday. FIRST SINGLES: Nathan Mohr (M) def. Ross Barnett, 6-1, 6-3 SECOND SINGLES: Jeremy Lukens (M) def. Dakotah Sommers, 6-0, 6-1 THIRD SINGLES: Riley Sampson (M) def. Zack Martin, 6-0, 6-1 FIRST ...

Lisbon’s Bailey McCullough stretches out at first base against Southern Local on Monday. (Salem News/Chris Rambo)

Lisbon gets revenge

LISBON — Although Monday’s game against Southern was technically a road game, the Lisbon baseball team had the convenience of a quick drive across town, while it was the Indians who had to take a bus. The Blue Devils certainly looked right at home as they knocked out Southern ace ...

Leetonia’s Cameron Hebron slides into Columbiana catcher Alexis Cross on Monday. (Photo by Wayne Maris)

More ITCL White domination by Columbiana

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana continued its dominance of the Inter-Tri County League White Division with a 15-2 win over Leetonia Monday. The Clippers improve to 17-0, 7-0 and clinch their fourth straight conference title. Taylor Ross helped power the Columbiana attack with four singles and ...