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Johnston powers Bulldogs over Bears

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LEETONIA — Kenzee Johnston scored a game-high 13 points and Jaliyah Mixon totaled 12 points, 18 rebounds and four steals as East Palestine doubled up Leetonia, 44-20, Monday. The Bulldogs improve to 7-3 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Bears fall to 8-6 overall and 4-6 in ...

Quakers hang on to win nail-biter

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SALEM — Sophomore Annie Davidson scored all six of her points in the fourth quarter as Salem rallied past Canton South, 39-38, Saturday afternoon. Kyla Jamison had a game-high 15 points and five rebounds. Echo Mayer-Kutz contributed 11 points, eight rebounds and seven steals and Ellie ...

South Range makes short work of Salem

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SALEM — Combining a swarming, disruptive defensive effort along with a season-high 27-point performance by 6-foot-4 junior post Chris Brooks, South Range set the tone early and went on to post a 66-42 boys basketball win over Salem in John Cabas Gymnasium Saturday night. With the win, South ...

EOWL belongs to the Beavers

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AUSTINTOWN—The Beaver Local wrestling team showed off its overall strength at Saturday’s EOWL Tournament. Highlighted by three first-place finishers and five runner-ups, the Beavers took home the team title with 292 1/2 points at Austintown Fitch High School. Beaver Local outpaced ...

EBC showing no mercy so far

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SALEM — Salem’s basketball team fell behind by 15 points in the second half, put together an incredible rally to pull within one point with 4:07 left, but Carrollton righted itself in the closing minutes to hold off the Quakers 64-56 in Cabas Gymnasium Friday night. “I think the key ...

Clippers picking up the pace in the EOAC

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COLUMBIANA — Matt Mazei scored seven of his game-high 21 points in the pivotal fourth quarter as Columbiana downed Southern Local, 46-43, in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play Friday. Mazei also had 12 rebounds andnine blocks for the Clippers, who improve to 7-8 overall and 4-5 in the ...

Toronto narrows in on EOAC title

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TORONTO — Winning an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference championship is one of many items on Toronto’s to-do list this season. The state-ranked Red Knights inched closer to that goal Friday night, rolling to a 79-58 victory over United inside a jam-packed George J. Kunzler Memorial ...

Bears pull out dramatic win

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LEETONIA—The Leetonia girls basketball team overcame a late four-point deficit to edge Wellsville 46-44 Thursday. The Bears are now 7-5 overall and 4-5 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. The Tigers fall to 0-13, 0-9. For the Bears, Sabrina Schneider hit the game-winning bucket as ...

Eagles soar past Red Knights

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TORONTO — United led from start to finish and soared past the Toronto Red Knights, 38-26, in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference matchup inside the the George J. Gunzler Memorial Gymnasium. The loss snapped Toronto’s five-game winning streak. “Initially, I thought we were playing ...

Leetonia, Southern give it another try

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SALINEVILLE — Southern finished the job against Leetonia on Wednesday in boys basketball action. A power outage at the end of the jayvee game on Tuesday postponed the game until Wednesday. The varsity teams resumed play at 6 p.m. and the Indians came away with a 75-47 victory. Cam ...

Quakers love some home cooking

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SALEM — Salem’s girls basketball team played at home for the first time in three weeks on Wednesday and the Quakers came away with a 60-36 win over Eastern Buckeye Conference member Carrollton. The Quakers were led in scoring by Kyla Jamison with 18 points and five rebounds. Ellie ...

Quakers sink back into a tie for first

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ALLIANCE — Salem opened Tuesday with the outright lead in the Eastern Buckeye Conference, but the Quakers left Marlington with a 58-45 defeat to surrender that position. Salem fell to 3-5 overall and 3-2 in the EBC. Marlington is 4-6 and 2-3. Carrollton and Alliance both have two league ...

Eagles edge Devils

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HANOVERTON — Six United players scored during a 28-12 second-half run that gave the Eagles a 57-41 win over Lisbon on Tuesday. Leading the Eagles were Parker Hydrick with 18 points, Lander Baker 17 points and 17 rebounds and Alex Birtalan nine points and eight rebounds. United improves ...

Devils get past Eagles

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HANOVERTON—Lisbon came out with a tight 39-33 victory over United in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference girls basketball action Monday. The Blue Devils are now 8-4 overall and 6-2 in the EOAC. United falls to 4-4 in the EOAC. Izzy Perez led the Blue Devils with 13 points and six steals. ...

AROUND THE HORN

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United boosters to meet HANOVERTON — The United Athletic Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. today in the high school library. Cavs hope Payne is answer CLEVELAND (AP) — The struggling Cavaliers signed guard Cameron Payne to a 10-day contract. To make roster space, the Cavs waived ...

Rebels have no answer for Beaver

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CALCUTTA — Jaden Kiddey had 15 points and four rebounds as Beaver Local downed Crestview 58-32 on Saturday night. Luke Chetock added 12 points for the Beavers, 4-7. Logan Reed had 10 points, while Josh Hilditch had eight points and seven rebounds. Crestview (2-6) was led by Drake ...

Quakers control Dukes

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ALLIANCE — Kyla Jamison had 19 points and nine rebounds as Salem bumped off Marlington 58-51 on Saturday in Eastern Buckeye Conference action. Echo Mayer Kutz added 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists for the Quakers, 9-4, 4-1. Jaden Hamilton contributed 10 points while Ellie ...

Quakers keep the momentum rolling

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SALEM — Whether it’s on the football field or the basketball court, Salem junior Niko Walter is money when a game’s on the line. Walter turned heads with his many punt and kickoff returns for touchdowns last fall on the Quakers’ football team, and on Friday night he doubled his ...

EOAC action resumes

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WELLSVILLE—Darien Suggs poured in 24 points to lead the Wellsville boys basketball team to a 69-52 win over Lisbon Friday. The Tigers improve to 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Lisbon falls to 4-7, 2-5. Justin Wright also came up big for the Tigers with 12 ...

Trojans lose halftime lead

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SEBRING—McDonald rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Sebring 70-58 in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference action Friday. The Blue Devils improve to 6-4 overall and 2-3 in the MVAC. Sebring drops to 6-4, 2-3. The Blue Devils outscored the Trojans 21-14 in the third ...