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Roush tops field at USATF event

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COLUMBIANA — There was a new cross country meet at Columbiana High School with some familiar faces. Former South Range High School All-Ohioan and Malone University All-American Ryan Roush topped the field on a chilly Saturday morning at the United States Track and Field’s Lake Erie ...

NBC SOCCER HONORS

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NBC GIRLS SOCCER League Champions—West Branch Player of the Year—Maddie Berkebile—Louisville Coach of the Year—Cherl Ficco—West Branch First Team Kaleigh Richmond Alliance Sophia Sessions Canton South Riley Knotts Carrollton Maddie Berkebile Louisville Hannah ...

Remish leads pack of All-District selections

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CANTON — The South Range football team’s season may be far from over, but the Raiders are already piling up some honors. The Raiders, who are preparing for a Division V regional final, had four first-team selections on the 2017 Northeast Inland All-District football team released ...

NORTHEAST INLAND ALL-DISTRICT FOOTBALL

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The Northeast Inland All-District high school football teams, selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION I First Team Offense Ends—Brandon O’Quinn, Massillon Jackson, 5-foot-10, 160 pounds, senior; Prayer Wise, Canton McKinley, 5-7, 144, sr. Linemen—Luke Dye, Massillon ...

South Range coach Dan Yeagley adjusts his headset during the Raiders’ game with Akron Manchester on Friday in Louisville. (Photo by Patti Schaeffer)

Range heads to Northwest, Salem to host

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The South Range football juggernaut is headed to a Division V regional final. A day after dispatching Akron Manchester for the second time this season, the Raiders (12-0) learned that they will be facing Sullivan Black River (10-2) at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Canal Fulton Northwest High ...

Area produces three All-Ohioans

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Crestview’s MacKenzie Daub, Southern Local’s Lizzie Willis and United Local’s Camryn Jarrett were all named Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association All-Ohioans for their outstanding performances this season. Daub, a senior, was named to the second team in Div. III. She led the ...

4PREP FOOTBALL — PAIRINGS

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2017 OHSAA Football Playoffs – Regional Finals Pairings Pairings are shown with seeds and current records. First team listed is the home team. All games played on Friday Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Division I – Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 Region 1: 1 Cle. St. Ignatius ...

Big Red, Mooney give Salem a show

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SALEM — Big Red will play for a fifth consecutive regional championship thanks a second quarter point explosion and a huge final period defensive spot. Steubenville, now 12-0 and the No. 1 seed in Division IV, Region 13, spotted Youngstown Cardinal Mooney a 7-0 lead Friday, then reeled off ...

South Range’s Jacob Gehring makes a one-handed catch while being pursued by Manchester’s Coye Schuler (3) on Friday in Louisville.

Raiders book spot in regional final

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LOUISVILLE —The South Range football team needed a dramatic comeback to beat Akron Manchester in their meeting in the third week of the season. The Raiders needed no such heroics the second time around. Keyed by a swarming defense and a punishing ground game, top-seeded South Range ...

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Raiders, Panthers should give fans a thrill

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GREENFORD—When South Range defeated Akron Manchester 42-36 in the third week of the season, the two teams were nearly dead-even statistically except for one very important aspect. Both squads scored the same number of touchdowns, but the Panthers (thanks to an uncertain kicking game) went ...

NBC VOLLEYBALL

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League Champion—Marlington Player of the Year—Zoey Peck—Marlington Coach of the Year—Stephanie Tortola—Marlington First Team Mikayla Poole Carrollton Jaci Pridemore Carrollton Cami Nau Louisville Zoey Peck Marlington Maria Ellesin Marlington Brittne ...

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Wilson officially a Demon Deacon

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COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana Clippers will have a student-athlete representing them next fall in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Columbiana’s two-time Division III state champion golfer Jared Wilson is set to continue his athletic and academic careers at Wake Forest University. “I loved ...

Raiders help out an opponent in need

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GREENFORD—As they put the finishing touches on their thrilling 42-36 week three comeback victory over Akron Manchester, the South Range Raiders knew there was a strong possibility they hadn’t seen the last of the Panthers. “At the time, our main focus was just getting better ...

All-NBC Teams

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NBC GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY League Champion-Louisville Runner of the Year-Morgan Cole—Louisville Coach of the Year—Jerry Fresenko—Louisville First Team Micah Donley Carrollton Morgan Cole Louisville Cassidy Kiko Louisville Aubyn Boyce Marlington Alyssa ...

ALL-NBC FOOTBALL

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League Champions—Alliance Player of the Year—Duce Johnson—Alliance Coach of the Year—Seth Whitting—Alliance First Team Jack Recchiuti Alliance Duce Johnson Alliance Howard Frazier Alliance Tyler Jones Alliance Aaron Maley Alliance De’ontae Williams Canton South Nick ...

Another rematch for Raiders; Steubenville playing in Salem

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GREENFORD — South Range’s march through the football playoffs has been full of rematches. The Raiders have opened against two teams they played in the regular season — beating Crestview, 28-14, last Friday and taking on Akron Manchester this Friday at Louisville’s Leopard ...

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

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COLUMBUS – The football playoff field has been cut in half as 112 schools have advanced past the first round to the Ohio High School Athletic Association regional semifinals. Here are the second-round pairings for Friday’s games with the home team listed first along with seeds and season ...

AROUND THE HORN

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United boosters meet tonight HANOVERTON — The United Athletic Booster Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. today in the high school library. The meeting will begin after Meet the Candidates Night, which also will be held in the library at 6 p.m. Crew get to Eastern Conference finals NEW YORK (AP) ...

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Quakers show that they have a bright future

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HEBRON — Salem doesn’t plan on waiting another 10 years to get its next state cross country qualifier. Sophomore Hunter Christopher and freshman Carly Hall showed of what the future may hold as they claimed high finishes at the 89th annual state cross country meet Saturday. Christopher ...

Cunningham caps stellar career

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HEBRON — The tears were flowing before her final cross country race, but East Palestine senior Alexis Cunningham’s performance was nothing to cry about. “I knew I was going to do really well or really bad because I was crying before the race,” she said. Cunningham did really well as ...