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X Marx the spot

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SALEM — After a season of drastic improvement, Salem sophomore discus thrower Caitlyn Marx believes her trip to this year’s state track meet will be a taste of even better things to come. “I’m really glad to be getting the experience of going down as a sophomore,” Marx said. “A ...

Two different journeys end with same destination

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EAST PALESTINE — Coming into this season, East Palestine track coach Jim Young knew what he had in junior Alexis Cunningham, while senior Jacob Pancake was an unknown quantity, having recently transferred from Beaver Local. “Alexis was close to making state last year, and we had a pretty ...

Playoff games move exclusively to Friday nights

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COLUMBUS–All Ohio high school football playoff games, except the state championships, will take place on Friday nights beginning this Fall. The change was voted upon by the OHSAA Board of Directors Thursday in Columbus. State championship games will still be divided over a three day period, ...

Tom Mercina Golf Outing

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Subway and the Lisbon Knights of Columbus Council 4049 is having its annual Tom Mercina Golf Outing at 9 a.m. June 10 at Twin Springs Golf Course. Getting ready for the event are (front, from left) Ross Gallo, Jim Smith, Ralph Guappone, Rich Chamberlin, Dennis Smith; (back, from left) Scott ...

Stokes enjoys the moment

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LISBON — Track is largely an individual sport, but Lisbon junior Seth Stokes knows he can count on the support of a community when he vies for a Division III state high jump title this weekend. “I just got stopped on the road by someone who talked to me for about 10 minutes and was ...

Perry leaving last year in the past

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COLUMBIANA — Crestview sophomore Dominic Perry was well on his way to making the state track meet in the shot put last season before a freak injury derailed his chances. This year, there was nothing standing in his way. “I had a chance to do something big last year,” Perry said. “I ...

Jarrett, Eisenbraun staying United for trip to Columbus

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HANOVERTON — United state qualifiers Camryn Jarrett and Mariah Eisenbraun embrace the pressure that comes with this time of the season. “The pressure is greater trying to get to state,” Eisenbraun said. “When you’re at state, there’s a feeling of accomplishment. I made it and ...

2017 state track meet schedule

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Here are the 2017 state track and field times and events for qualifiers from the Salem News area. The meet will be held at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus: ——— FRIDAY 9:30 a.m., Division II boys shot put, Dominic Perry (Crestview) and Chris Herubin (South Range). 9:30 ...

GOLF RESULTS

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McCamon-Hunt Thursday Night Ladies League at East Palestine Country Club LOWEST 5 HOLES: Dr. Anne Marie Bonetti and Donna Morgan. LOW PUTTS: Linda Ludwig 16. 50/50: Roberta Rohm. May 18 ONE HOLE THROW OUT: Donna Morgan 38. LOW PUTTS: Linda Ludwig 16. 50/50: Eloise Harmon. May ...

2017 North East Tennis League All-Conference selections

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FIRST TEAM: Marshall Ney, Sr. (West Branch); Alex Kidd, Sr. (West Branch); Chris Montgomery, Jr. (East Liverpool); Alex Tambellini, Jr. (East Liverpool); Lucas Madison, Sr. (Salem); River Bonar, Sr. (West Branch); Derek Reed, Sr. (West Branch). SECOND TEAM: Kole Zellers, Sr. (Salem); Zack ...

Resilient Quakers stay positivie

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SALEM — The Salem boys relay teams have resembled a revolving door at times this season with several runners being shuffled in and out of the lineup. “We’ve probably used eight guys on the 3200 team alone,” Salem boys track coach Rob Motz said. “I think we’ve used about six seven ...

Area Track Leaders

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Here are the top high school track and field times and distances in Columbiana County and southern Mahoning County through May 27, according to meet results reported to the Salem News: BOYS LEADERS 110 HURDLES: Ethan Griffith (West Branch) 15.63, Ryan Cuthertson (West Branch) 15.78, Ethan ...

Damascus Friends Celebrate Recovery 5K Results

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2017 Damascus Friends Church Celebrate Recovery 5K Results Men’s Overall Run 1. Robert Vogt Jr. 17:45 2. Zach Morris 3. Bob Floor Women’s Overall Run 1. Emma Egli 21:46 2. Hannah Egli 3. Brittany Fish Men’s Overall Walk 1. Charles Partington 35:01 2. Mark ...

ITCL Softball All-Stars

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2017 Inter-Tri County League Softball All-Stars RED DIVISION First Team PITCHERS: Annie Paterson (United); Caragyn Yanek (South Range); CATCHER: Cassie Bacon (Springfield); INFIELDERS: Nikki Bovo (Springfield; Sadie Walker (East Palestine); Morgan Smith (South Range); Madison Weaver ...

ITCL Baseball All-Stars

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2017 Inter-Tri County League Baseball All-Stars RED DIVISION First Team PITCHERS: Dylan Dickey (Crestview); Dan Ritter (South Range); CATCHER: Alex Guy (East Palestine); INFIELDERS: Brandon Walters (Springfield); Caleb Hill (Crestview); Devin Turvey (Crestview); Jack Bajerski (South ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Local officials at state track COLUMBUS — Eleven officials of the Greater Youngstown Track Officials Association have been selected by the Ohio High School Athletic Association to work at the state track meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on Friday and Saturday. They include Andris ...

Quakers come through when it counts

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AUSTINTOWN — Salem senior Connor McKee has been one of the Quakers’ fastest sprinters and biggest surprises. McKee joined senior Lex Murray, junior Quinlan Rumsey and sophomore Turner Johnson on two Salem relay teams that advanced out the Austintown Division II regional meet Saturday ...

Marx among several area throwers headed to Columbus

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AUSTINTOWN — Area throwers will have plenty to cheer about at the state track meet. Crestview sophomore Dominic Perry and South Range senior Chris Herubin finished one-two in the boys shot put at the Austintown Division II regional meet Saturday. Salem sophomore Caitlyn Marx and South ...

West Branch teammates dash to state

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AUSTINTOWN — West Branch senior hurdler Ethan Griffith is following teammate Rob Lozier to the state track meet. Both Warriors advanced with high finishes at the Austintown Division II regional meet Saturday afternoon. “Oh my gosh,” Griffith said. “It was a shock.” Lozier won the ...

Poetry in motion

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MASSILLON — This time last week, Lisbon junior high jumper Seth Stokes had doubts he would return to the state track meet. Stokes was a passenger in a car accident and his first thought was about what would it do to his state title hopes. “I saw it a half-a-second before it hit,” he ...