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Wilson’s 31 leads Clippers

GLENMOOR — Jared Wilson shot a 4-under-par 31 to lead the Columbiana boys golf team past Wellsville 155-182 Tuesday at Cedar Hills. Wilson was backed up by a 37 from Seth Ross. Tyler Andersen shot a 43, while Nate Whitehead shot a 44. Shawn Osborn led the Tigers with a 44. Luke Green, ...

Steelers pass rush proves disruptive

The tone was set for Sunday’s 26-9 victory by the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Minnesota Vikings about 90 minutes before kickoff when the inactive lists for both teams were released. The Vikings’ list included their first-string quarterback Sam Bradford. It wasn’t really surprising to ...

Warriors roll over Quakers

BELOIT—The West Branch girls tennis team cruised past Salem 5-0 Tuesday. The Warriors improve to 12-4 overall and 9-0 in the NET. Salem drops to 9-7, 7-2. FIRST SINGLES: Marina Egli (WB) def. Elena Economous, 6-1, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Lauren New (WB) def. Natalie Slepski, 6-1, ...

Leopards sweep past Warriors

BELOIT — Louisville swept West Branch 25-15, 25-20, 25-21 in Northeastern Buckeye Conference volleyball action Tuesday, The Warriors fall to 7-7 overall and 3-4 in the NBC. Elise Wallace totaled seven kills and 13 assists for West Branch. Delaney Rito added 10 kills. Also for West Branch, ...

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Quakers notch eighth victory

SALEM — Salem’s volleyball team scored a 25-14, 25-19, 21-25, 25-16 victory over South Range on Monday. For the Quakers (8-3), Caitlyn Marx had 10 kills and five blocks, Echo Mayer-Kutz had 10 kills, four blocks and two aces. Elly Exline had 14 points, five aces and six digs. Mary ...

Clippers talk a good game against Lions

COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Clipper volleyball team talked its way through to a 25-18, 25-12, 22-25, 25-13 victory over Heartland Christian on Monday at Heartland Christian School. The Clippers (7-5) were led by Morgan Highley who recorded four kills, five aces and 16 digs. Highley ...

Warriors blank Southeast

BELOIT—West Branch rolled over Ravenna Southeast 5-0 in girls tennis action Monday. The Warriors improve to 11-4 overall and host Salem today. FIRST SINGLES: Marina Egli (WB) def. Kaylee Baker, 6-1, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Lauren New (WB) def. Alexa Ziler, 7-6 (7-3) 6-2. THIRD SINGLES: ...

United girls power past St. Thomas Aquinas

LOUISVILLE — United Local’s girls soccer team dribbled past St. Thomas Aquinas 5-1 on Monday. Kendyl Daggy put the Eagles on top 20 minutes into half and Morgan Briceland added another before halftime. Briceland went on to score two more goals in the second half. Abigail Hruby also added ...

Raiders sit in No. 2 spot

COLUMBUS — South Range was once again the only area team to receive a nod in the Associated Press state football media poll released Monday. The Raiders (4-0) are coming off a 31-13 win over Zanesville on Friday and look to continue their winning ways this week against Brookfield (1-3). ...

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana, left, Francisco Mejia, Jose Ramirez, Giovanny Urshela and Abraham Almonte, right, celebrate winning the American League Central Division and defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 after a baseball game in Cleveland, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Tribe not satisfied with division title

CLEVELAND (AP) — They raised a flag and then raised some hell. After only partying on the road in the postseason last year, the Cleveland Indians finally got a chance to throw a bash in their own home. For an hour or so, they sprayed each other with champagne and beer and carried on in ...

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Ohio State-Army Photos

Ohio State J.K. Dobbins turns the corner on a 52-yard touchdown run Saturday against Army. The true freshman running back had 172 yards rushing on 13 carries including two touchdowns during a 38-7 Buckeyes' win. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

Eagles fly past Rebels in the second half

WARREN — Issac Hadley was on a table in the Warren John F. Kennedy locker room following the game with his right ankle being examined. The junior tailback gingerly walked off the field in the last few minutes of Saturday’s 28-14 victory over Crestview at Mollenkopf Stadium. The Eagles ...

Rebels hand Potters first loss

COLUMBIANA—The Crestview volleyball team swept a tri-match with Western Reserve and East Liverpool Saturday. In their first match, the Rebels powered past the Blue Devils 25-12, 25-10. MacKenzie Daub had 15 kills and four blocks, while Emily Emch had 11 points and Natasha Salmen had 10 ...

Raiders take eighth at Spartan Invitational

BOARDMAN — Southern Local freshman Hannah Logston had a nice little run Saturday. Logston broke the school record set by her older sister to highlight area runners at the 32nd annual Spartan Invitational. She placed 21st out of 275 Division III girls runners, covering the 3.1-mile course ...

Salem’s Brock Baddeley returns the opening kick as Carrollton’s Trevor Boggerty makes the tackle.

Quakers rise to occasion in Carrollton

CARROLLTON — Unbeaten Salem took its football aerial show and strong defense on the road to Carrollton Friday night and rolled to a 27-14 Northeastern Buckeye Conference win over the Warriors. Salem’s 6-4 senior quarterback Mitch Davidson passed for 234 yards and tied his personal ...

Range runs record to 4-0

GREENFORD —The second-ranked South Range football team kept rolling along with a 31-13 victory over Zanesville Friday. The Raiders improve to 4-0 overall. Zanesville drops to 1-3. Peyton Remish powered the Raiders on the ground with 189 yards on 25 carries. Receiver Mathias Combs also ...

United’s Parker Hydrick tries to break free from East Palestine’s Parker Sherry on Friday at East Palestine. (Salem News/Patti Schaeffer)

Quakers rise to occasion in Carrollton

EAST PALESTINE—Dominic Posey and his East Palestine teammates spent the vast majority of Friday’s first half against United anxiously waiting to get their hands on the ball. On the few possessions they got, it didn’t take them long to do some damage. Despite a sizable advantage in the ...

Lisbon uses ground to down Wellsville

LISBON — The Lisbon Blue Devils ground out a win in their Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference opener Friday night. Lisbon scored on five of six possessions in the first half and didn’t even attempt a pass on the way to a 43-20 win over Wellsville. The Blue Devils improve to 3-1, while the ...

Alliance comes back to sting West Branch

ALLIANCE—The West Branch football team came up just short in a wild 49-45 loss to Alliance Friday at Mount Union. West Branch falls to 1-3 overall and 0-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. Alliance improves to 3-1, 1-0. Alliance running back Duce Johnson scored the game-winning ...

COLUMBIANA — Salem’s boys soccer team got two goals from Logan Murphy in a 2-0 win over Crestview on Thursday. 
One of Murphy’s goals came on a penalty kick. 
Salem (3-2-2) is at Alliance on Tuesday. 

South Range 4, 
West Branch 1
BELOIT — Zach Schick, Reese Babuder and Mitch McConnell scored goals in leading South Range past West Branch, 4-1, in boys soccer action Thursday.
Brandon Youngs contributed two assists for the Raiders, whose other score came on an own goal.
Carson Gossett collected the Warriors’ goal off an assist from Ian Yarwood. Jared Butler made eight saves in goal.

Hubbard 0, Salem 0
HUBBARD —Salem’s girls soccer team saw its winning streak to start the season come to the end with a scoreless draw against Hubbard on Thursday night. 
Bailee Thorn had three saves in goal and Salem played well on defense to earn the draw. Salem is 7-0-1. 
The Quakers are at Alliance on Wednesday. 
Hubbard won teh jayvee game 2-1. Libby Ripley had a goal for Salem. 

Beaver Local 9, I
ndian Creek 0
WINTERSVILLE — Beaver Local earned its second boys soccer win of the season with a 9-0 win over Indian Creek on Thursday. 
For Beaver (2-3-2), Drew Theiss had four goals. Josh Speelman had two goals and an assist. Braxton Wright, Phillip Campbell and Alex Miller had goals as well.
Shane Wright had two assists. Owen Dwyer and Miller had assists. 
Austin McCoy had six saves in goal.

Salem gets defensive at Crestview

COLUMBIANA — Salem’s boys soccer team got two goals from Logan Murphy in a 2-0 win over Crestview on Thursday. One of Murphy’s goals came on a penalty kick. Salem (3-2-2) is at Alliance on Tuesday. South Range 4, West Branch 1 BELOIT — Zach Schick, Reese Babuder and Mitch ...