Local Sports

Ravenna stops Salem

SALEM — Ravenna posted a 3-1 win over Salem on Thursday in boys soccer action at Reilly Stadium. Salem is 2-3 and hosts Marlington on Tuesday. Ravenna is 3-2-1. Columbiana 0, Springfield 0 COLUMBIANA — Columbiana and Springfield’s girls soccer teams played to a 0-0 draw on ...

Six chosen for Lisbon Athletic Hall of Fame

LISBON — The Lisbon David Anderson High School Athletic Hall of Fame, in its 27th year, will induct six individuals into its Class of 2018 on Sept. 22: Katrina Brickner (2002, cross country/track) Brickner joined Amanda Mueller as the only Lisbon girls ever to score at the state track ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

East Liverpool at Salem, 7 p.m. Salem (2-0) enjoys a four-game winning streak in this series which stretches back generations. East Liverpool (1-1) will have to remain focused as meetings with close rivals Beaver Local and Oak Glen loom in the weeks following this game. Springfield at ...

Rebels surge to 6-0

ASHTABULA — Emily Emch had 13 kills and five points in Crestview’s 25-14, 25-12, 25-19 win over Edgewood on Thursday in All-American Conference play. Crestview is 6-0. Molly Emch had five kills and three blocks. Amelia Montgomery had eight aces, six digs and 13 points. Haley Eskra ...

Clippers stay perfect on the season

COLUMBIANA —Columbiana’s boys golf team ran its record to 12-0 with a 159-192 win over Lisbon on Thursday at Valley. For the Clippers, Seth Ross had a 36, Tyler Andersen 36, Nate Whitehead 42 and Sean Whitehead 45. For the Devils, Austin Craig 43, Josh Entrikin 46, Jeremy Bricker 50 ...

Mount coach built foundation

ALLIANCE — Ken Wable — who led the Mount Union football team to its first undefeated regular season, first Ohio Athletic Conference championship and first NCAA playoff appearance in his final season as head coach in 1985 — died Wednesday at the age of 91. He is one of only three head ...

Eagles soar over Indians

SALEM — Brant Hahlen’s 43 guided the United golf team to a 188-216 win over Southern Local at Buck Run on Wednesday. Also for the Eagles, Shane Black shot a 46, Parker Berdine 48 and Mikey Bardo 51. For Southern, Tanner Patterson had a 47, Nick May 49, Mason Tribelo 56 and Devin Lopez ...

Quakers overpower Wildcats to stay unbeaten

SALEM — The Salem girls soccer team got three goals from Abby Perry and two goals and one assist from Lydia McKee in a six-goal first half to beat Canton South, 6-1, Wednesday. Paige Bailey chipped in with one goal and two assists. Bailee Thorn and Sam Moore each had save in goal. Salem ...

Quakers pick up key victory

BELOIT—After dropping the first set, the Salem volleyball team rallied to beat West Branch 20-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21 in Eastern Buckeye Conference Action Tuesday. The Quakers improve to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in EBC play. It was a team effort for the Quakers as Echo Mayer-Kutz had 18 kills ...

Salem downs Canton South

SALEM—Salem beat Canton South 212-265 in girls golf action Tuesday at Salem Hills. Salem’s Makayla Stoffer shot a 51 to earn co-medalist honors with Canton South’s Kelsie Silvestro. Also for the Quakers, Camryn Riley and Sloan Rudibaugh each shot 53. Kelly Hutton added a 55. South ...

Frase makes it two in a row

NILES —United junior Daniel Frase’s cross country season is off to a fast start. Frase captured a Suburban League race for the second straight week, topping Tuesday’s 103-runner field at Stevens Park. He finished the 3.1-mile course in 17 minutes, 59.3 seconds — 31 seconds ahead of ...

Zips bolt on Huskers

With bowl eligibility potentially at stake for both schools later in the season, officials at Nebraska and Iowa State said Sunday they’ll work to find opponents to fill out their schedules after their openers were canceled because of severe weather. Nebraska and Iowa State were among ...

Dam breaks on the Beavers

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State came into the opener with a stand-in coach and a new starting quarterback after a truly bizarre preseason that led to a three-game suspension for coach Urban Meyer. The day worked out OK for the offensively prolific No. 5 Buckeyes, though their defense might still ...

VOLLEYBALL

Sandy Valley 3, Lisbon 2 LISBON — Sandy Valley topped Lisbon 25-19, 13-25, 15-25, 25-23, 15-13 on Saturday. For Lisbon, Maddie Liberati had 11 kills. Corinne Freeman added 10 blocks, while Hailee Carpenter had 17 points. Lisbon won the jayvee game, 25-19, 25-20. McKenna Dailey had 10 ...

37-point underdog stuns Youngstown St.

YOUNGSTOWN (AP) — Will Marty threw two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and Drew Bevelhimer drilled a 44-yard field goal with four seconds left to win it as Butler stunned No. 24 Youngstown State 23-21 on Saturday in a season opener for both teams at Stambaugh Stadium. The Bulldogs — who ...

Quaker crosses first

ALLIANCE — Salem junior Hunter Christopher raced to victory at the Ashley White Stumpf Invitational on Saturday. Christopher topped the 276-runner boys field, covering the 3.1-mile course at Marlington High School in 16 minutes, 25.3 seconds. He bested the field by 14 seconds. The Salem ...

Quakers blank Golden Eagles

HANOVERTON — Salem High School junior playmaker Niko Walter had an electrifying 90-yard scoring return on the game’s opening kickoff and the Quakers never looked back in a 22-0 shutout of United Local before a packed house Friday night. “That (kickoff return for a score) was a great way ...

Devils burn bright

BERLIN CENTER — In a battle between league champions from last year, the Western Reserve Blue Devils pounded out a hard-fought 41-19 victory over East Palestine on Friday. That pounding was the result of 302 rushing yards by the Devils on the night. The Devils improve to 2-0 on the season, ...

West Branch streaks past Beaver Local

CALCUTTA—At this time last season, the West Branch Warriors were an injury-plagued team wondering how they were going to piece things together after dropping their first two games to Crestview and Beaver Local. One year later, the outlook couldn’t be more different. After opening with a ...

PREP FOOTBALL

South Range 56, Cleveland JFK 12 GREENFORD — South Range used a balanced attack to pile up 396 total yards in a 56-12 win over Cleveland JFK on Friday. Trent Harrold ran for 107 yards and three first-half touchdowns on 16 carries, while Isaac Allegretto completed 14 of 16 passes for 154 ...