Local Sports

Schools to take another crack at large league

Area high school sports may be getting another shakeup thanks to a proposed merger of the All-American Athletic Conference and the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference. This week the seven AAC schools in the Blue Tier including Crestview, Brookfield, Campbell, Champion, LaBrae, Newton Falls ...

Warriors get past Quakers

From Staff Reports SALEM—Jordan Anderson powered the West Branch softball team at the mound and at the plate as the Warriors downed Salem 4-1 in a steady rain Thursday. Anderson got the Warriors (18-2, 8-1 EBC) rolling when she crushed a two-run homer to center in the third to make it ...

Raiders roll at Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — South Range bounced back to score a 13-1 win over Millennium on Thursday at the Ripken Complex. Jaxon Anderson led the way with three hits. Dylan Dominguez had a double, triple and three RBIs, while Jake Gehring, Kris Scandy and Brandon Mikos had two hits each. ...

PREP TENNIS

Thursday at Salem Marlington 4, Salem 1 FIRST SINGLES: Jeremy Lukens (M) def. Matheus Andrades 6-0, 6-1 SECOND SINGLES: Nick Kish (M) def. Max Kemats 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 THIRD SINGLES: Adam Ryan (M) def. Ethan Gill 6-2, 6-0 FIRST DOUBLES: Colton Wade-Riley Sampson (M) def. Nathan ...

PREP TRACK

at Beaver Local Thursday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Beaver Local 83, Wellsville 56, Leetonia 12 3200 RELAY: Beaver Local 11:28.70; 110 HURDLES: Jackson Buzzard (B) 16.30; 100 DASH: Justin Wright (W) 10.70; 800 RELAY: Beaver Local 1:43.10; 1600 RUN: Josh Williams (B) 5:57.70; 400 RELAY: ...

Columbiana County Middle School Track Meet Results

BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. United 92, 2. Southern 89, 3. Beaver Local 81, 4. Salem 68, 5. Heartland 59, 6. Columbiana 52.5, 7. Lisbon 35.5, 8. East Palestine 23, 9. Crestview 22, 10. Leetonia 13, 11. East Liverpool 9. 110 HURDLES: 1. Zane Kinsey (Beaver Local) 18.29, 2. Nichol ...

Potters edge Quakers

From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool boys tennis team stayed perfect on the season with a 3-2 win over Salem Wednesday at Thompson Park. The Potters are now 7-0 overall and 7-0 in the NET. East Liverpool travels to John Marshall today for OVAC doubles action. FIRST ...

Quakers, Warriors notch conference victories

From Staff Reports MINERVA — Adam Wilson earned his third Eastern Buckeye Conference win of the season by striking out seven in a 4-1 Salem victory over Minerva on Wednesday. Ricky Enlow, Dylan Sinkovich and Lane Rhodes had two hits each. Sinkovich had two RBIs. Salem is 8-8 and 5-3 ...

Rebels punch ticket to OVAC title game

WHEELING, W.Va. — Plenty of two-out lightning struck the J.B. Chambers Youth Sports Complex on Wednesday evening. Four of the five runs scored in the OVAC 3A semifinal pitting No. 2 seed Crestview and No. 3 seed Monroe Central came with two away. The Rebels tallied three of those runs, ...

Warriors keep rolling

ZOARVILLE—West Branch crushed Tusky Valley 13-2 in softball action Wednesday. The Warriors run their record to 17-2 overall. Sydney Mercer led the charge for West Branch with three doubles and four RBIs. Peyton Alazaus added a double and three RBIs. Grace Heath had a double and two ...

Blue Devils ride bats to EOAC title

LISBON—Nobody in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference has had an answer for Lisbon’s potent lineup all season. Tuesday, the Blue Devils locked down the outright EOAC title with yet another booming offensive display as they took down Leetonia 27-0. It is Lisbon’s first league title ...

VARSITY TRACK AND FIELD

At United Tuesday BOYS RESULTS United 151.5, Southern 70, Wellsville 44, Lisbon 32.5, Heartland 13 3200 RELAY: United 8:52; 110 HURDLES: Hahn (U) 15.3; 100 DASH: Sloan (S) 11.6; 800 RELAY: United 1:40.5; 1600 RUN: Frase (U) 4:44.6; 400 RELAY: United 1:47.0; 400 DASH: Baker (U) 53.4; 300 ...

Quakers extend winning streak to seven

ALLIANCE—The Salem softball team ripped off its seventh win in a row with a 7-1 victory over Alliance Tuesday. Madison Markovich got the Quakers going with a three-run triple in the first inning. Taylor Thorpe extended her hitting streak to eight games with three hits, in addition to ...

Clippers to play on Sunday

AKRON — Columbiana’s baseball team will take on Western Reserve Academy at 4 p.m. Sunday at Canal Park, home of the Cleveland Indians’ AA affiliate Akron RubberDucks. Admission is free. Crestview needs a coach COLUMBIANA — Columbiana High School is seeking a girls varsity soccer ...

TENNIS

at West Branch Tuesday Marlington 4, West Branch 1 FIRST SINGLES: Jeremy Lukens (M) def. J.D. Brain, 6-2, 6-3 SECOND SINGLES: Nick Kish (M) def. Elizabeth Ostadali, 6-2, 7-5 THIRD SINGLES: Justin Cederbloom (WB) def. Eric Beal, 6-1, 6-1 FIRST DOUBLES: Adam Ryan-Riley Sampson (M) def. ...

Blue Devils clinch share

LEETONIA — Lisbon wrapped up at least a share of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference title by topping Leetonia 32-0 in five innings on Monday. Lisbon improved to 14-0 and 11-0 in the EOAC. Mya Emmerling threw a perfect game with six strikeouts for the winners. Justyce Vrable had ...

Quakers go 4-0 on Tennessee trip

PIDGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Salem’s softball team wrapped up its spring break road trip in Tennessee by going 4-0 with a 15-2 win over Palmetto Ridge (Fla.) and 12-0 win over Campbell County (Tenn.) on Saturday at the Ripken Experience. Against Palmetto Ridge, Bailee Thorn tied two school ...

Branch hurdler wins at county

AUSTINTOWN — Junior Garrett Walker won four events as Springfield Local unseated South Range at the 106th annual Mahoning County Track and Field Meet on Saturday. The Springfield boys, who finished second behind South Range the last four years, won the small-school division with 146 1/2 ...

Quakers earn a sweep

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.—The Salem softball team swept a pair of games at the Ripken Experience Friday. The Quakers beat Elliott County (KY) 3-1 in five weather-shortened innings in the first game. Bailee Thorn led the way with a home run and a triple. Taylor Thorpe added two hits, while Brooke ...

Bulldogs make leap at E.P. Relays

From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE — The East Palestine boys track team made a big leap Friday. The Bulldogs, led by high jump winner Stephen Darlington, won the 43rd annual East Palestine Relays at Reid Stadium. They scored 68 points to edge Western Reserve Academy by one point to top ...