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State tournament for girls COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association voted unanimously on Tuesday to sponsor a girls state wrestling tournament. The event will take place Feb. 22-23 at Hilliard Davidson High School. According to the Ohio High School Athletic ...

Buckeyes shooting for fourth straight

GREENFORD — With Ohio gunning for its fourth straight Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic victory, head coach Josh Ludwig made sure to strike the right balance between competitiveness and fun as his squad prepared for tonight’s 40th annual clash at Geneva College’s Reeves Field. “The kids are ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Bill Galchick Field dedication SALEM — The Centennial North baseball field, located by the swimming pool in Centennial Park, will be dedicated as “Bill Galchick Field” at 11 a.m. Saturday. The public is invited to join in honoring the late Bill Galchick, who coached baseball in Salem ...

Sweeney suits up for one more time

LISBON—Lisbon running back Justin Sweeney will get a chance to ensure that his last high school football game ends with a positive memory. Sweeney, who saw his senior season cruelly cut short with a torn ACL in week two, will suit up one more time as he tries to help Ohio to its fourth ...

Ohio All-Stars feature Crestview state champions

COLUMBIANA — Less than a month removed from the high of their respective state track and field championships, Crestview wide receiver Dylan Huff and offensive lineman Dominic Perry are quickly getting re-adjusted for one last high school football game. The pair of Rebel seniors will be ...

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Salem youth soccer SALEM — The Salem High School girls soccer team will be hosting a youth soccer camp for boys and girls July 16-18 at Kent State Salem. Ages 5-7 will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and cost $30. Ages 8-14 will be from 6 -7:30 p.m. and cost $40. Deadline to register is June 28. ...

Buckeyes ready for kickoff

Members of the Ohio squad for the 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic are (front from left) Troy Croskey (East Liverpool), Dylan Huff (Crestview), Dominic Posey (East Palestine), Justin Sweeney (Lisbon, John Gecina (1980 co-head coach), head coach Josh Ludwig, Artie Altomare (1980 co-head ...

GOLF RESULTS

Soltis Electric LLC/Lisbon Barber Shop at Eagle Pass STANDINGS: Gage Chestnut-Eli Martin 101.5, Mike Gruszecki-Dan Dickens 98.5, D’Andrew Soltis-B.J. Mango 93, Ryan Powell-Tony Sluss 93, Tom Kidder-Bryan Brownfield 92, Rick Garrett-Jeff Morrow 91.5, Cody Dickens-Dave Dickens 86.5, Denny ...

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Southern HOF class SALINEVILLE — The Salineville-Southern Athletic Hall of Fame will induct athletes Todd Brammer (Class of 1979), Jim Hickman (1991), Tyler Clemens (2002) and Cody Warnock (2007) as part of its class of 2019. The induction breakfast will take place at 10 a.m. on Sept. 15. ...

Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic Alumni

As part of the 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic, all former players and coaches were invited back for a commemorative photo. Pictured (front from left) are 1980s alumni Rich McCellan (South Range, 1987), Rob Stoy (Columbiana, 1988), Doug Baughman (Columbiana, 1986), Rick Clark ...

Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic Alumni

As part of the 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic, all former players and coaches were invited back for a commemorative photo. Pictured (front from left) are 1990s alumni Dan Yeagley (coach, South Range, 1997), Matt Altomare (Leetonia, 1995), Jeff Remish (Columbiana, 1993), Scott Crawford ...

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Cavs celebrating 50th season CLEVELAND — The 2019-20 NBA season marks the Cleveland Cavaliers 50th season and fans can get ready to take a trip down memory lane. The 50th season celebration will pay homage to the history and journey of the Cavaliers franchise over the past 50 seasons. The ...

Hoppel’s rodeo draws big crowds

WEST POINT — The International Professional Rodeo is back at Hoppel’s Arena on July 5-6. Action begins at 7 p.m. both days. The rodeo brings 5,000-plus people to the area, according to the arena, and last year’s rodeo broke all the attendance records since it began in 1985. The rodeo ...

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Fishel leads Raider girls GREENFORD — South Range didn’t have to go far to find a new girls varsity basketball head coach. Jeff Fishel, who has been the freshmen boys coach the last eight years, was hired by the South Range Board of Education on Monday. He takes over for Tony Matisi, ...

Rader excited for opportunity with Steelers

Even though his name is firmly etched in Youngstown State University’s football lore, Kevin Rader knows that what he has done in the past will have little bearing on whether or not he makes the Pittsburgh Steelers this year. With just seconds remaining in the 2016 national semifinal game, ...

Marx, Perry compete against the best

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Crestview’s Dominic Perry and Salem’s Caitlyn Marx stood tall against the top throwers in Ohio two weeks ago. On Saturday, they matched up against the top high school athletes in the country at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals. Perry, a two-time Division III state ...

GOLF RESULTS

Salineville Thursday League Scramble at Beaver Meadows STANDINGS: Team Nike 48, Pancake Auto Body 47, Roberts Funeral home 51, Sons of American Legion 51 1/2, M&M Farms 51 1/2, Bach Built Choppoers 38 1/2, Bailce Logging 43, Clip Cylinders 43, Shagnot Construction 41 1/2, Lewis Lawn ...

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Canfield’s Copploe at nationals GREENSBORO, N.C. — Recent Canfield High School graduate Giovanni Copploe finished 13th in the boys championship 5,000 meters at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor on Friday night. Copploe was 13th out of 30 runners in the national high school meet in 14 ...

EASTERN BUCKEYE CONFERENCE ALL-STARS

BASEBALL League Champion: Marlington Player of the Year: Gavin Bruni (Alliance) Coach of the Year: Mike Farrell (Marlington) FIRST TEAM Logan Bell (Alliance); Gavin Bruni (Alliance); J.C. Philippi (Canton South); Andrew Carr (Marlington); C.J. Greiner (Marlington); Andrew Pucci ...