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Warriors’ run comes to an end

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GREENFORD — Momentum plays such a key role in athletics. In Thursday night’s Division II girls soccer district final at South Range, momentum from a penalty kick played a key role in sixth-seeded Youngstown Cardinal Mooney upsetting the top-seeded West Branch Warriors 2-1. “I thought we ...

Quakers conquer Ridge, Tigers next

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SALEM—Coming off a district title last season and a share of this season’s Eastern Buckeye Conference championship, the Salem volleyball team entered the tournament as a seasoned, confident team. So far they’ve shown no signs of letting up. The top-seeded Quakers—ranked sixth in Div. ...

Springfield strikes at the right time

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SALEM—In a match full of momentum swings, the Springfield volleyball team had enough left in the tank for a final surge in Wednesday’s Div. III district semifinals. After getting dominated in the third game to fall behind, the third-seeded Tigers sprung to life and sped past second-seeded ...

Reserve will meet Wellsville in D4 final

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COLUMBIANA — Western Reserve made it short and sweet with a 25-16, 25-15, 25-13 win over Jackson-Milton on Wednesday in the Div. IV district semifinal at Columbiana High School. Dani Vuletich led the attack with 19 points, five aces, 10 digs, eight kills and five blocks. Laura Sigworth had ...

All it takes is one for Rebels

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SALEM— Crestview’s boys soccer team needed just one to secure its spot in the Div. III district final. Colton Novak’s goal in the first 15 minutes lifted the Rebels to a 1-0 win over Lake Center Christian on Tuesday in the Div. III district semifinal at Reilly Stadium. “His shot ...

Range bows out

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WARREN —Howland tucked away a 2-1 double overtime victory over South Range in the Div. II district semifinal on Tuesday at Howland High School. “It think that we stuck in there the whole time, and credit a lot to South Range, because they just kept coming,” Howland coach Brian Stiles ...

4FOOTBALL COMPUTER RATINGS

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OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Oct. 23, 2018 (Entering Week 10) Top eight schools from each region in the final report Oct. 28 will qualify for the playoffs. Division I Region 1 - 1. Mentor (8-1) 32.0952, 2. Solon (8-1) 26.9111, 3. Canton McKinley (8-1) 25.9293, 4. Lakewood St. ...

West Branch advances, Salem bounced

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BELOIT — Alexis Biery’s goal in the 48th minute was all West Branch needed in a 1-0 win over Poland on Monday in a Div. II district semifinal. Olivia McLean provided the assist on the game-winner. Sam Plocher had eight saves in goal. West Branch is 16-0-2 and has not allowed a goal in ...

Southeast works double OT to down United

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HANOVERTON — Sixth-seeded Ravenna Southeast stunned second-seeded United with a 2-1 win in double overtime on Monday in a Div. III district semifinal. Madison Montgomery scored the lone goal for the Eagles, while Maddie Briecke has 11 saves in goal. United ends its campaign at 13-5. The ...

Beaver Local advances to Div. II district final

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STEUBENVILLE — Jenna Riccardo connected on a free kick in the 102nd minute to lead Beaver Local to a 1-0 win over St. Clairsville in a Div. II district semifinal at Harding Stadium. Riccardo hit the upper left hand corner of the goal as penalty kicks almost seemed like a certainty. There ...

Indians could win first title since ‘77

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COLUMBUS — No area team is ranked in the latest Associated Press high school football poll, but league titles and playoff berths still hang in the balance heading into the final week of the regular season. Southern Local, United and Columbiana are tied at top of the Eastern Ohio Athletic ...

Young steals the show in Cavs home opener

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CLEVELAND — Trae Young got doused with a bucket of ice water after his third NBA game. The Cavaliers couldn’t do anything to cool off Atlanta’s rookie guard. Young scored 35 points with 11 assists — the best line for a first-year player since Steph Curry in 2010 — and Kent Bazemore ...

BOWLING RESULTS

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Gina Mcquillan State Farm Wednesday Night Quaker City Ladies League at Hunt Club Lanes STANDINGS: NFL Chicks (21-7), Queen Bees (19-9), The Evolvers (17 1/2-10 1/2), Mis-Splits (16-12), SugAmufins (14-14), Lint Lizards (13 1/2-14 1/2), Lucky Ladiers (8 1/2-19 1/2), Vacancy (2 1/2-25 ...

Joseph, Eagles race into regional

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From Staff Reports CANTON — East Palestine junior Emily Zimmerman should run all her cross country races at at GlenOak High School. Zimmerman smashed her personal best for the second straight year at GlenOak on her way to a Division III district runner-up finish. She was second out of ...

Browns let another close game slip away

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TAMPA, Fla. — Chandler Catanzaro was confident he would redeem himself. “I think it’s part of my DNA. I’ve always kind of found of way to bounce back,” the Tampa Bay kicker said Sunday after his 59-yard field goal — the longest ever in overtime — gave the Buccaneers a 26-23 ...

Quakers, Raiders punch regional tickets

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From Staff Reports CORTLAND — The Salem boys and girls cross country teams will have some company at the Boardman regional meet next Saturday. The South Range boys also advanced by claiming the fifth and final regional berth at the Trumbull Division II district meet Saturday. The Salem ...

Warriors earn another date with Marlington

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BELOIT—Third-seeded West Branch swept sixth-seeded Ursuline 25-18, 25-12, 25-15 in a Div. II sectional final Saturday at West Branch High School. The Warriors are now 19-4 overall and will take on third-seeded Marlington in a district semifinal at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at West Branch High ...

Quakers on to West Branch week

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SALEM — The Salem Quakers are looking to close the 2018 season with a winning season and a lot of momentum. Following a 44-14 blowout win over Akron Kenmore-Garfield Friday night, the Quakers improve to 5-4 on the season. They are 1-4 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference. The lopsided win, the ...

Clippers collapse at Southern

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SALINEVILLE—Faced with one of the biggest games in program history, the Southern Local football team came out with a focused intensity right from the start and delivered a night the players, fans and coaches won’t soon forget. The Indians dominated every facet of the game and turned one ...

Raiders stunned on overtime conversion

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GREENFORD — Brady Kolb ran for six touchdowns and the game-winning two-point conversion as state-ranked St. Clairsville outlasted South Range, 41-40, Friday. Kolb ran for 289 yards on 46 carries as the Red Devils improved to 9-0 and clinched the top seed in the Division IV, Region 15 ...