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JUNIOR HIGH RESULTS

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Howard Parker Invitational at East Palestine BOYS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Crestview 73, 2. South Range 71, 3. McDonald 64, 4. Youngstown 59, 5. Springfield 56, 5. Boardman Glenwood 56, 7. East Palestine 42, 8. Marlington 41, 9. Salem 35, 10. Stow 26, 11. Leetonia 10, 12. Heartland 9, 13. ...

Blue Devils clinch share of ITCL White

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WELLSVILLE—The Lisbon baseball team wrapped up a share of the Inter-Tri County League White Division in style Thursday. Sophomore pitcher Logan Bell threw his first career no-hitter and belted his first career home run to lead the Blue Devils to a 13-0 win over Wellsville. Bell struck out ...

Raiders secure share of ITCL Red

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GREENFORD—Good luck finding anybody on the South Range side willing to make a fuss about clinching a share of an eighth straight conference title. None of the Raiders have any interest in splitting first place. “As a senior, I know my classmates and I want the four-peat,” South Range ...

West Branch turns back Carrollton in NBC play

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CARROLLTON — West Branch improved to 16-4 with a 3-0 win over Carrollton on Wednesday. Delaney Rito was 2 for 3 with a double, while Grace Heath belted a triple. Kylie Coffelt went 2 for 3 with an RBI. West Branch hosts Marlington today. Springfield 13, United 5 HANOVERTON — ...

DeShields’ hit ends marathon game

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BELOIT — T.J. DeShields’ game-winning hit scored Seth Scroeder as West Branch finished off Marlington 4-3 in 12 innings on Wednesday. The game was continued after being suspended on Friday. Josh Stohlar had a double and two single with two RBIs for the Warriors, 16-6, 8-3. Connor ...

Classic Empire opens as favorite

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After he endured hoof and back injuries and a reluctance to train, things are looking up for Classic Empire. The bay colt was made the early 4-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby on Wednesday, with just four of the 20 horses listed at single digits in a wide-open ...

Quaker boys strive for nine

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SALEM — The Salem boys may be hurting a little, but they aren’t limping to the finish line. “We knew we didn’t have some guys where we normally do, but we trust each other,” Salem junior Quinlan Rumsey said. The Quakers won six individual events and swept the four relays to win ...

Salem girls follow the boys lead, take first

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SALEM — The Salem girls track team is deep and talented. The Quakers scored in all 16 events and were in the top two in all four relays to take the team title at the Columbiana County Track and Field Meet on Tuesday. “There was not one disappointment in any event,” Salem girls coach ...

Raiders bowl over Eagles

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GREENFORD — In a battle between two ace pitchers unwilling to yield an inch, it was fitting that the only run in Tuesday’s first-place showdown between South Range and United was manufactured on a ball that didn’t even get past the circle. In the bottom of the seventh, South Range pinch ...

COUNTY MEET RESULTS

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BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Salem (162.5), 2. East Palestine (79), 3. Crestview (63), 4. United (61.5), 5. Columbiana (56), 6. Wellsville (52), 7. Lisbon (42), 8. Beaver Local (37), 9. East Liverpool (35), 10. Leetonia (31), 11. Southern (5). INDIVIDUAL RESULTS 3200 RELAY: 1. Salem ...

Warriors blank, no-hit Quakers

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BELOIT — Peyton Alazaus had two doubles and an RBI and Kylie Coffelt threw a no-hitter as West Branch beat Salem 10-0 on Tuesday. West Branch is 15-4 and 9-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. For West Branch, Bailey Byers had two hits and an RBI. Maddie Pidgeon had a double and two ...

Salem unable to hang on late in Louisville

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LOUISVILLE—Salem rallied to take a late lead, but could not hold on in a 5-4 loss to Louisville Tuesday. The Quakers fall to 8-12 overall and 3-8 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. Ricky Enlow came through with a two-run single in the seventh to give the Quakers a 4-3 lead before ...

Gerace signs with Westminster College

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Salem senior Jon Gerace signs a letter of intent Monday to continue his academic and basketball careers at Westminster College, an NCAA Division III program in New Wilmington, Pa. On hand for the signings were (front, from left) mother Pam Gerace, Jon Gerace, father Jon Gerace; (back, from ...

Quakers must work together for ninth straight county title today

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SALEM — If the Salem boys want to win a ninth straight Columbiana County track title today, they are going to have to work for it. “Over the past two weeks, we’ve gotten pretty banged up,” Salem coach Rob Motz said. Motz was finalizing his lineup Monday night with the possibility ...

Quakers to open tourney with Ravenna

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Despite its strong season, West Branch’s softball team was seeded third in the Alliance Div. II sectional-district softball tournament. The Warriors are 15-3 and 8-2 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference, good enough for second place behind state-ranked Louisville. West Branch opens the ...

Clippers look to make a run

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Columbiana (17-4) garnered the second seed at the Struthers Div. II sectional district baseball tournament on Sunday. The Clippers will meet the winner of Crestview and Campbell on May 10 to open the tournament. Struthers Div. III Sectional-District Baseball Tournament SEEDS: 1. Canton ...

Mount wins seventh staight OAC title

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NEW CONCORD – The Mount Union men’s track and field team won its seventh straight and record 34th conference championship at the Ohio Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships on Saturday. The Purple Raiders were dominating, winning 10 events and piling up a record 272 points ...

Janci ties for 12th at OAC tournament

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WEST LAFAYETTE — Muskingum University senior Luke Janci tied for 12th place at the Ohio Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Championships that wrapped up Sunday. Janci, who was a state qualifier at Leetonia High School, had a closing round of 1-over-par 73 to tie for 12th in the 40-golfer ...

Humeniuk, North take down South by a field goal

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MASSILLON — Jeff Bayuk surveyed the situation and took a sigh of relief in the aftermath. The Warren John F. Kennedy football coach, who coached the North team during Saturday’s Division IV-VII North-South Classic at Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, had a 17-point lead with 2:06 ...

Maroscher goes down fighting in semifinals

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Salem High School graduate Mitch Maroscher went down fighting in his final collegiate tennis matches on Saturday in a Horizon League semifinal at the Varsity Tennis Center. Playing No. 1 singles, Youngstown State senior Maroscher hung tough agianst three-time Horizon ...