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Quakers jump on South

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SALEM — Salem’s girls golf team beat Canton South 217-283 on Tuesday at Salem Hills. For Salem, Makayla Stoffer had a 52, Kelly Hutton 52, Camryn Riley 56 and Lexi Miller 57. For Canton South, Kelsie Silvestro had a 63, Mia Culberson 60, Grace Nichols 75 and Brooklyn Menafee 85. ...

Tribe surges to 13th straight

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Ramirez hit two more homers, Austin Jackson also connected and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight victory, the longest run by a major league team this season. Danny Salazar got just two outs in his return from ...

Steelers tweak roster with flurry of trades

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From watching all of his moves the past few days, I get the feeling that Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert grew up idolizing Monty Hall of “Let’s Make A Deal” fame. Early last week, Colbert was a buyer, acquiring tight end Vance McDonald from the San Francisco Forty ...

Quarterbacks will tell story of AFC North

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A tweet answered the biggest question in the AFC North — in fewer than 100 characters, no less. “Informed the team I am looking forward to my 14th season,” Ben Roethlisberger told the Twitterverse in April. “Steeler Nation will get my absolute best.” With that, the division’s ...

Pirates ride Williams past Reds

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Williams pitched out of the stretch for most of the day. He also pitched out of trouble all game long. Williams tossed seven scoreless innings, Jordy Mercer hit his career-best 13th homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on ...

Eagles blank Irish

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HANOVERTON — Jonathan Logan scored all four goals and the United defense limited Youngstown Ursuline to six shots on goal in the Eagles’ 4-0 win boys soccer action Saturday. Noah Brieck made six saves in goal and Zach Jewell contributed an assist in the winning effort. United improves ...

Quakers have strong showing at Stumpf Invite

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ALLIANCE — Salem junior Haley Rozeski and sophomores Hunter Christopher and Cameron Christopher topped area cross country runners at the Ashley White Stumpf Invitational on Saturday. Rozeki was second out of 198 girls runners, covering the 3.1-mile course at Marlington High School in 19 ...

West Branch rolls past Mogadore Field

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BELOIT—The West Branch volleyball team swept aside Mogadore Field 25-18, 25-14, 25-7 Saturday. Grace Heath tallied 26 points and five aces for the Warriors (5-4). Elise Wallace added 12 kills, while Claire Smith dished out 14 assists. On defense, the tandem of Delaney Rito and Sammie Tuel ...

Another winning opener for Mount Union

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ALLLIANCE – Another year and another Mount Union victory. The second-ranked Mount Union football team won its 30th consecutive season opener with a 58-0 win over North Carolina Wesleyan Saturday at Mount Union Stadium. Mount Union sophomore quarterback D’Angelo Fulford accounted for 293 ...

Ramirez turns slump around in major fashion

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DETROIT (AP) — Jose Ramirez isn’t finished setting records for extra-base hits. In June, the Cleveland infielder became the first player in modern history to get 14 of them — 10 doubles, a triple and three homers — in a seven-game span. Sunday, he packed all his damage into one ...

Stokes scores to save Devils

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LISBON—Lisbon wouldn’t be denied. Down by five late in the game, Seth Stokes caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Logan Bell with 38 seconds to lift the Blue Devils to a 33-32 win over Mineral Ridge on Friday night. The Blue Devils improve to 2-0 as head coach Jim Tsilimos became the ...

Beaver Local downs West Branch for first time since ‘82

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BELOIT— Beaver Local broke through to score its first win over West Branch since 1982 as Garrett Givens scored from 1 out with 26 seconds ago to tally the 39-36 win on Friday at West Branch High School. Beaver Local (2-0) had lost 16 straight to the Warriors. West Branch (0-2) came ready ...

South Range blasts Reserve

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BERLIN CENTER—South Range made a statement. Behind 400 yards of total offense, the Raiders knocked off Western Reserve 34-0 on Friday in a key battle of smaller Mahoning County schools. Aniello Buzzacco led the Raider charge by completing 9 of 12 passes for 221 yards and three touchdowns. ...

Crestview sees one get away at Struthers

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STRUTHERS—The Crestview football team fell a bit short in a 16-9 loss to Struthers Friday. The Rebels fall to 1-1, while the Wildcats improve to 2-0. Crestview led 9-8 with 2:26 left when Struthers’ Nick Adams broke loose for an 80-yard touchdown run to put the Wildcats in front to ...

Columbiana works overtime

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COLUMBIANA— Columbiana rallied from an 18-point deficit in the third quarter to beat McDonald, 38-37, in overtime Friday night. Trailing 31-13, Columbiana raced back with touchdown runs by Zach Philips and Frank Rupert to close within 31-28. Jared Bryarly’s 28-yard field goal tied the ...

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Thomas wins 300th, Quakers battle to a draw

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BELOIT — Luke Johnson, David Sutton and Griff Lough each scored to help West Branch to a 3-0 win over Ravenna on Thursday. Warrior coach Matt Thomas earned his 300th career win. The Warriors are 3-1 and host Minerva on Tuesday. Salem 0, Cardinal Mooney 0 SALEM—The Salem and Cardinal ...

Alliance tops Salem, West Branch

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ALLIANCE—The Alliance girls golf team got the best of Salem and West Branch in a tri-match at Sleepy Hollow Thursday. Alliance finished with a total of 232, while Salem shot 242 and West Branch 249. For the Quakers, Makayla Stoffer led with a 57. Kelly Hutton and Camryn Riley each shot ...

Eagles swept by Indians

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SALINEVILLE—The Southern volleyball team remained in first place in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-16 win over United Thursday. For the Indians (5-0, 4-0 EOAC), Lizzie Willis posted 10 points and 12 kills, Maddie Paxson had 13 points and Anna Sevek had 18 ...

Swindell moves up to BGSU

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BOWLING GREEN — Salem High School graduate Marissa Swindell’s collegiate soccer career has undergone an upgrade. Swindell successfully completed a transfer to Bowling Green State University over the summer after two seasons at the University of Findlay. Swindell, a 5-foot, 4-inch ...

PREP FOOTBALL WEEK TWO FORECAST

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United at Salem 7 p.m., Friday WHAT’S AT STAKE: Salem (1-0) survived a thriller against East Palestine in the first week and will try to do it again against what has become a consistent non-league rivalry in United (1-0). The Eagles have not beaten the Quakers since 2014. Beaver Local ...