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Season over for Quakers

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ROOTSTOWN — Salem’s boys soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 4-2 loss to Rootstown on Tuesday in a Div. II sectional contest. Salem ends its season 4-13. Jacob McLachlan had a an assist and goal for the Quakers. Miguel Lorenzo added a goal. Max Kemats had 10 saves. ...

Blue Devils move on

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COLUMBIANA—Western Reserve polished off Sebring 25-13, 25-8, 25-14 in a Div. IV sectional opener Tuesday at Columbiana High School. The fifth-seeded Blue Devils advance to take on fourth-seeded Springfield in a sectional final at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Columbiana High School. For Western ...

COMPUTER RANKINGS

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COLUMBUS — The top eight schools from each region in the final OHSAA football computer ratings Nov. 3 will qualify for the playoffs: DIVISION III Region 9 — 1. New Philadelphia (7-0) 19.1357, 2. Streetsboro (7-0) 17.7143, 3. Aurora (7-0) 17.2357, 4. Steubenville (5-2) 14.9912, 5. Chagrin ...

COMPUTER RANKINGS

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COLUMBUS — The top eight schools from each region in the final OHSAA football computer ratings Nov. 3 will qualify for the playoffs: DIVISION III Region 9 — 1. New Philadelphia (7-0) 19.1357, 2. Streetsboro (7-0) 17.7143, 3. Aurora (7-0) 17.2357, 4. Steubenville (5-2) 14.9912, 5. Chagrin ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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VOLLEYBALL Eastern Buckeye Conference 7th Grade Tournament Semifinals: West Branch def. Carrollton 25-3, 25-18 on Wednesday. West Branch: Carter Shepherd 19 points, 10 aces; Addie Craven 9 points, 6 aces; Abbie Mellott 3 kills. Next: Championship, West Branch vs. Marlington at Marlington, ...

Perry’s goal lifts Quakers past Girard

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SALEM — Salem’s girls soccer team came up big in the clutch on Monday in a Div. II sectional soccer opener against Girard at Sebo Stadium. The Quakers broke the deadlock in the third minute of overtime off a goal from sophomore Abby Perry to give her team a 1-0 win at Sebo Stadium in ...

West Branch moves on in Div. II tournament

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BELOIT — West Branch defeated Ravenna 25-8, 25-13, 25-12 on Monday in the Div. II sectional opener at West Branch High School. Elise Wallace had 17 points, 24 assists and four aces for the Warriors. Sydney Mercer had nine kills. Sammie Tuel had five kills. Jessica Bock had five blocks. ...

Beaver Local hires Miller

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CALCUTTA — New Beaver Local boys basketball head coach Nick Miller led the Beavers in assists three seasons during his playing career. “I’m hoping to install those type of unselfish traits in these guys,” he said. Miller was unanimously selected as the new head coach at the ...

Quaker boys capture third straight EBC title

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ALLIANCE — Minerva’s girls and Salem’s boys came away with titles on Saturday at the Eastern Buckeye Conference Cross Country Meet at Marlington High School. Salem’s boys had three top 10 finishers to lead the charge. Hunter Christopher was second (16:29), Cameron Christopher sixth ...

Andersen grabs top-10

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COLUMBUS — Columbiana junior Tyler Andersen stayed consistent on Saturday during the final round of the Div. III boys state golf tournament at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course. Andersen repeated his opening round score of 6-over-par 78 to finish tied for ninth with a total of 156. ...

Raiders, Marhefka triumph at Sim Earich

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CORTLAND — South Range’s boys and Western Reserve Academy’s girls broke East Palestine’s hold on the Div. III Sim Earich Cross Country Invitational crowns on Saturday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. The Raiders had four top 10 finishers to capture 41 points en route to the win. ...

PREP SOCCER

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West Branch 4, Beaver Local 0 BELOIT — West Branch scored four second half goals to down Beaver Local 4-0 on Saturday in girls soccer action. Emma Egli had two goals for the Warriors. Lexi Biery and Bri Blevins added one each. Haley Jones, Addy Jones, Makenna Lins and Egli each had ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL

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Crestview 3, Ursuline 0 COLUMBIANA —Crestview’s volleyball tuned up for the upcoming tournament by topping Ursuline 25-12, 25-9, 25-8 on Saturday. The Rebels complete the regular season at 21-1. For the winners, Tess Neville had 11 kills and nine points. Shelby Rambo had seven kills ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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VOLLEYBALL Eastern Buckeye Conference Tournament 7th Grade: West Branch def. Alliance 25-9, 25-11 on Saturday. West Branch: Carter Shepard 17 points, 4 aces; Ragan Greeneisen 10 points, 4 aces; Addison Craven 6 kils. 8th Grade: West Branch beat Salem 25-15, 24-26, 25-8. West Branch: Bryan ...

PREP SOCCER

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Columbiana 6, Oak Glen 2 COLUMBIANA — Gabe Heinrich had two goals and two assists, while Collin Schick, Ashton Kakavros, Travis Cross and Drake Daughtery each added a goal in the Clippers 6-2 win over Oak Glen on Saturday. Nate Burnell had 15 saves in goal. Schick also had an ...

Salem digs itself into a deep hole

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ALLIANCE — For the second week in a row, Salem took an opponent to the wire in an exciting finish but fell just short as the Quakers dropped a 24-20 Eastern Buckeye Conference decision to Alliance Friday night at Mount Union Stadium. Salem coach Ron Johnson was disappointed with the ...

Andersen grabs top 10 finish

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COLUMBUS — Columbiana junior Tyler Andersen stayed consistent on Saturday during the final round of the Div. III boys state golf tournament at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course. Andersen repeated his opening round score of 6-over-par 78 to finish tied for ninth with a total of 156. ...

Valley Christian to become EOAC’s eighth member

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LISBON — The Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference will be back to eight teams soon. Superintendents representing the seven current members voted 6-1 at Lisbon’s War Memorial Stadium Friday to add Youngstown Valley Christian beginning with the 2020-21 school year. “I’ve been AD now 12 ...

Ferry’s 330 powers Leetonia in Spaghetti Bowl

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LISBON—Leetonia’s Marco Ferry is carrying the load for the Bears. The junior rushed for 330 yards and six touchdowns on 34 carries as the Bears dumped Lisbon 48-27 in the annual Spaghetti Bowl. Ferry accounted for all but 17 of the Bears’ rushing total. This is Ferry’s second ...

Rutledge, Marhefka triumph at Sim Earich

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CORTLAND — South Range’s boys and Western Reserve Academy’s girls broke East Palestine’s hold on the Div. III Sim Earich Cross Country Invitational crowns on Saturday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. The Raiders had four top 10 finishers to capture 41 points en route to the win. ...