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Quakers go 4-0 on Tennessee trip

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PIDGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Salem’s softball team wrapped up its spring break road trip in Tennessee by going 4-0 with a 15-2 win over Palmetto Ridge (Fla.) and 12-0 win over Campbell County (Tenn.) on Saturday at the Ripken Experience. Against Palmetto Ridge, Bailee Thorn tied two school ...

Branch hurdler wins at county

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AUSTINTOWN — Junior Garrett Walker won four events as Springfield Local unseated South Range at the 106th annual Mahoning County Track and Field Meet on Saturday. The Springfield boys, who finished second behind South Range the last four years, won the small-school division with 146 1/2 ...

Quakers earn a sweep

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PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.—The Salem softball team swept a pair of games at the Ripken Experience Friday. The Quakers beat Elliott County (KY) 3-1 in five weather-shortened innings in the first game. Bailee Thorn led the way with a home run and a triple. Taylor Thorpe added two hits, while Brooke ...

Bulldogs make leap at E.P. Relays

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From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE — The East Palestine boys track team made a big leap Friday. The Bulldogs, led by high jump winner Stephen Darlington, won the 43rd annual East Palestine Relays at Reid Stadium. They scored 68 points to edge Western Reserve Academy by one point to top ...

Matisi won’t be back at Range

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GREENFORD — South Range is seeking a new girls basketball coach. The school district decided to not renew veteran coach Tony Matisi at Monday’s Board of Education meeting. South Range girls basketball went 14-9 this past season and have 92 wins and three district titles the last five ...

Clippers roll over Bears

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From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA—Tori Long tossed a five-inning no-hitter as the Columbiana softball team blasted Leetonia 15-1 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Thursday. Julia Rapp and Marissa Makosky each tallied four hits for the Clippers (8-5, 5-3 EOAC). Maci Linhart and Long ...

Raiders win 11th

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From Staff Reports ALLIANCE—Nick Habeth hurled a complete game with nine strikeouts as the South Range baseball team rolled over Marlington 10-3 Thursday. The Raiders are now 11-2 overall, while the Dukes drop to 8-3. Trey Pancake helped lead the Raiders at the plate with two triples and ...

TENNIS RESULTS

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At Salem Thursday West Branch 3, Salem 2 FIRST SINGLES: JD Brain (WB) def. Max Kemats 6-3, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Elizabeth Ostadali (WB) def. Luke Duncan 6-1, 6-1 THIRD SINGLES: Justin Cederbloom (WB) def. Ethan Gill 6-4, 6-2 FIRST DOUBLES: Nathan Martin-Blake Surmaceviz (S) def. Jeff ...

TRACK RESULTS

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at United Thursday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: United 97 1/2, Howland 46 1/2, Lisbon 20 3200 RELAY: United (Seaman, Frase, Kataro, Hardcastle) 9:03.2; 110 HURDLES: Hahn (U) 14.9; 100 DASH: Steves (L) 12.6; 800 RELAY: United (Hahn, Seaman, Blum, Baker) 1:42.7; 1600 RUN: Hardcastle (U) ...

Blue Devils pull away from Beavers

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From Staff Reports CALCUTTA—The Lisbon baseball team broke open a close game with six seventh-inning runs to defeat Beaver Local 9-2 on Wednesday. The Blue Devils improve to 6-7 overall. Josh Entrikin had a double and three RBIs for the Blue Devils, while Nick Mundy had a pair of hits. ...

Crestview turns to a familiar face

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COLUMBIANA— A familiar face will be back at the helm of the Crestview boys basketball program next fall after the board of education voted to give Rick Gates a two-year contract. “I’m glad to be back and be a Rebel again,” said Gates, who has 313 career victories as a head coach, all ...

Warriors rally past Dukes

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ALLIANCE—The West Branch softball team racked up another win as the Warriors surged past Marlington 7-5 Wednesday in Eastern Buckeye Conference action. Grace Heath, Sydney mercer, Delaney Rito, Sam Morris and Riley Messler all had two hits for the Warriors (14-2, 6-1 EBC). Heath smacked a ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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At East Palestine Wednesday BOYS RESULTS Lisbon 86, East Palestine 41, Leetonia 40, Wellsville 6 110 HURDLES: Daley (LI) 19.0; 100 DASH: Colvin (LI) 13.0; 1600 RUN: Mancuso (LE) 6:22.3; 400 RELAY: East Palestine 59.6; 400 DASH: Price (EP) 61.0; 800 RELAY: No teams entered; 200 HURDLES: ...

PREP TRACK

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At Columbiana Tuesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. United (119), 2. Columbiana (75 1/2), 3. East Liverpool (56 1/2), 4. Ursuline (47), 5. Toronto (38), 6. Southern (33). 3200 RELAY: United 8:50.3; 110 HURDLES: Jaret Hahn (UN) 15.7; 100 DASH: Bradly Sloan (S) 11.4; 800 RELAY: United ...

TRACK AND FIELD

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At Salem Tuesday BOYS RESULTS Salem 99, Alliance 29 3200 RELAY: Salem (Double, Ameduri, McLachlan, Shafer) 8:49.6; 110 HURDLES: Zach Murray (S) 15.5; 100 DASH: Josh Lehwald (S) 11.4; 800 RELAY: Salem (Tonkinson, Johnson, Booth, Walters) 1:35.0; 1600 RUN: Trey Double (S) 4:48.9; 400 RELAY: ...

PREP TENNIS

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At Salem Tuesday Canton South 3, Salem 2 FIRST SINGLES: Quinn McCabe (CS) def. Max Kemats 6-1, 6-0 SECOND SINGLES: Case McCabe (CS) def. Ethan Gill 6-0, 6-1 THIRD SINGLES: Sam Almasy (CS) def. Kirill Tonkinson 6-0, 6-2 FIRST DOUBLES: Nathan Martin-Luke Duncan (S) def. Hunter ...

Thorn sets Quaker record

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SALEM — Senior leadoff hitter Bailee Thorn became Salem’s career hit leader and the Quakers beat Carrollton for the first time in more than five years with a 10-2 victory Tuesday. Thorn went 3-for-3 with a walk to raise her career hit total to 114, surpassing Clara Janofa’s school ...

East Palestine’s Vance throws no-hitter, strikes out 18

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LEETONIA — It was Cooper Vance’s day on the mound for the East Palestine baseball team. Vance, a freshman, recorded 18 strikeouts for a no-hitter as the Bulldogs dropped Leetonia, 6-0, Tuesday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play. Justin Hooley had two hits for the Bulldogs, while ...

To be continued …

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SALINEVILLE—Tuesday’s key Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference clash between Southern and United featured a little bit of everything. In the end, the only thing that was missing was a winner. After the two teams battled back and forth, darkness eventually won out and the Indians and Eagles ...

Byers grabs G-MAC honor

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CANTON — Malone University freshman softball pitcher Kelsey Byers has been named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) Pitcher of the Week after four solid outings last week. Byers, who led West Branch High School to the state title game last year, led Malone to a 3-1 record, ...