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Perry rolls back to state

MASSILLON —Crestview senior Dominic Perry had another routine victory in the shot put Friday. “It’s routine to prepare for it, but you have to prove yourself,” he said. “You have to show everyone what you can do.” Perry set a Massillon Perry High School stadium record with a ...

Perez races to first state berth

MASSILLON — The only time Lisbon junior Izzy Perez slowed down at the Massillon Division III regional track meet Friday was for family photos. Everyone wanted a picture with her after advancing to the state track meet in two sprint races. “I’ve got a pretty big family,” Perez said. ...

Healthy Christopher helps Quakers get to state

AUSTINTOWN — Salem junior Cameron Christopher has been on the sidelines the past two year watching a parade of Quaker distance runners compete at the state track and cross country meets. This year, a healthy Cameron Christopher gets to join in the fun. He will join his twin, Hunter, and ...

Stockman’s personal best propels him to Columbus

AUSTINTOWN — Salem senior Cooper Stockman wishes he could have more meets at Falcon Stadium. Stockman threw a personal-best in the discus for the second straight year at the Austintown Division II regional Thursday to earn another state berth. “I threw my best here last year,” he ...

Several Lions qualify

From Staff Reports NEW CONCORD _ Minerva’s track and field team is sending several athletes to the state meet after Thursday’s Div. II regional action at Muskingum University. Minerva’s Shelby Wheeler will appear at the state meet after clearing 5-feet, 2-inches in the high jump to ...

Austintown Fitch Div. II regional results

BOYS RESULTS FINALS (Top four advance to state) 3200 RELAY: 1. Woodridge (Micah Blair, Ryan Kiley, Brayden Whited, Zayd Elkurd) 8:08.57; 2. Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin 8:09.12; 3. Salem 8:09.95; 4. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 8:10.51; 5. Tuslaw 8:13.43; 6. West Geauga 8:18.03; 7. ...

Raiders can’t repeat the magic

STRUTHERS — South Range’s baseball team had to carry the burden of being the defending Div. III state champion all season and for the most part responded to the challenges that came with that distinction. On Wednesday in the Div. III district final at Cene Park, top-seeded South Range ...

Area long jumpers make the leap to state

MASSILLON — The Massillon Division III regional boys long jump was like a state meet preview Wednesday. Six jumpers from the regional earned state berths — including both at-large ones. “It’s fun to be honest,” Western Reserve junior Josh Miller said. “They throw one out there. ...

Massillon Perry Division III regional results

BOYS RESULTS FINALS (Top four advance to state) 3200 RELAY: 1. East Canton (Colt Hemphill, Kyeem Newell-Owens, Nick Martino, Demetrius Snellenberger) 7:58.89; 2. Gilmour Academy 8:00.40; 3. McDonald 8:11.74; 4. Dalton 8:14.56; 5. Garaway 8:26.75; 6. Maplewood 8:28.45; 7. Newbury 8:31.25; ...

Champion blasts Range

MASSILLON – Champion continues its quest for a third consecutive state title after taking down South Range 14-0 in five innings in the Division III Massillon Regional semifinals on Wednesday. “We’re excited,” Flashes coach Cheryl Weaver said. “We get to come back to Massillon for ...

Blue Devils meet the end of the road

STRUTHERS — Lisbon’s baseball team has been thankful to have Logan Bell be a key piece for all four years of his high school career. On Tuesday in the Div. IV district semifinal against Warren JFK at Cene Park, Bell didn’t go out the way he wanted to as the Eagles strung together eight ...

Gehring powers South Range

STRUTHERS — South Range is showing no signs of being knocked off its perch. The defending Div. III state champs knocked off Ursuline 7-1 on Monday night in a Div. III district semifinal at Cene Park. The top-seeded Raiders advance to meet No. 2 seed Canton Central Catholic at 4:30 p.m. ...

Raiders to take on Champion

Members of the 2019 Div. III district championship South Range softball team are (front, from left) Maddie Helon, Brooke Sauerwein, Marlaina Slabach, Hannah Dennison, Drew Feren; (second row) Macy Slabach, Emily Protain, Alyssa Tracy, Taylor Smesko, Mallory Vidman, Gianna Cicchi, Jillian ...

World Cup tickets might not be grouped together

Fans planning to attend the Women’s World Cup in France are finding out that the seats they bought might not be together. Tickets were made available to print Monday and ticket holders learned that their seats were sometimes split up in separate rows and even sections — even families with ...

REGIONAL SOFTBALL PAIRINGS

2019 Softball Regional Pairings Home Team Listed First Rankings are from the Fifth Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association State Poll released on Monday, May 13. Division I Region 4 – Centerville Regional Mason (16-4) vs. No. 2 Liberty Township Lakota East (29-1) at ...

History for Koepka

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — His place in PGA Championship history finally secure, Brooks Koepka draped both arms around the top of the Wanamaker Trophy and let out a deep sigh. The stress was more than he wanted. The satisfaction was more than he imagined. Koepka lost all but one shot of his ...

Area track and field leaders

Here are the top high school track and field times and distances in Columbiana County and southern Mahoning County through May 20, according to meet results reported to the Salem News: BOYS LEADERS 110 HURDLES: Zach Murray (Salem) 14.77, Jaret Hahn (United) 14.9, James Monte (Beaver) ...

Quakers sweep district

From Staff Reports SALEM — Salem’s boys and girls track teams are hard to beat at home. The Quakers swept team titles on Saturday at the Div. II district meet at Reilly Stadium. The Quaker boys, winners of 10 district titles in the last 18 years, scored 121 points to easily escape ...

Raiders take Northeast 8

From Staff Reports JEFFERSON—The South Range baseball team claimed the Northeast 8 Athletic Conference title with a 5-3 win over Jefferson Saturday. The defending Div. III state champion Raiders are now 23-5 overall and finish 13-1 in the Northeast 8. Trey Pancake finished with two hits ...

Records fall at Div. III district meet

From Staff Reports NEW MIDDLETOWN — Wellsville junior Justin Wright and the Crestview boys sprint relay teams trampled meet records at the Springfield Division III district meet Friday. Wright raced to victory in the 100-meter dash (10.63 seconds) and 200-meter dash (21.71). They are among ...