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Golden milestone for Rebel

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COLUMBIANA — Crestview celebrated before Friday’s game was over. Junior Drake Golden became the fifth Crestview boy to score 1,000 career points in a 51-49 loss to Champion. He reached the mark after making a basket and the ensuing free throw in the middle of the third ...

Indians, Clippers still on top

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LISBON — Southern kept its share of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference lead by topping Lisbon 52-44 on Friday. Southern is 13-1 and 8-1 in the EOAC. Lisbon fell to 6-9, 5-3. Cam Grodhaus had 22 points, seven rebounds, four steals and five assists to power the Indians. Jayce Sloan ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Carlin returns to Scrappers NILES — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers, in conjunction with the Cleveland Indians Player Development Staff, announced Luke Carlin as manager of the Scrappers for the 2020 season on Friday. Carlin was at the helm in 2017 for the Scrappers leading them to a 44-29 ...

Aviators soar over Quakers in Eastern Buckeye tilt

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ALLIANCE — Alliance hit four three-pointers to ignite a 26-10 first-quarter run that put the Aviators on their way to a 75-47 win over Salem on Friday. Four Aviators scored in double figures, led by Trevor Strata with 22 points, Brandon Alexander 12, Jeff Talbert and Gage Ford ...

ARCHERY/BOWLING RESULTS

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ARCHERY RESULTS at Westville Lake Wednesday Night Bowhunters League STANDINGS: Austin Mehl 28 (first half champ); Justin Fraser 24 1/2; Troy Todd 22 1/2; Bill Readshaw 21; Jason Ring 20 1/2; Scott Weikart 20 1/2; Ben Johnston 19; Jim Mehl 16 1/2; Connor Hedrick 13 1/2; Drew Russell 6; ...

Major visitors impress Clipper ball players

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COLUMBIANA — It might still be the dead of winter, but the Columbiana baseball and softball teams got an early taste of spring Thursday at Columbiana Middle School. Pittsburgh Pirates minor league prospects Ke’Bryan Hayes, Cody Ponce and Yacksel Rios, along with pitching coach Oscar Marin ...

Quakers stung by upstart Clippers

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COLUMBIANA—With the tournament draw fast approaching, the Columbiana girls basketball team is looking to sharpen its resume. The Clippers did exactly that Thursday against Salem. Behind 15 points and four assists from Kayla Muslovski as well as 14 points from Tori Long, Columbiana rallied ...

Late three gives Entrikin 200th

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LEETONIA — Bryanna VanGiesen buried a three with 22 seconds to go off an assist from Maddie Liberati as Lisbon’s girls basketball team beat Leetonia 46-44 on Thursday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action. The win presented Lisbon coach Jamie Entrikin with his 200th career victory. ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Salem at Carollton 7th Grade: Salem won 25-13 Thursday. Salem: Alexa DiCross 11, Maggie Hopple 6. 8th Grade: Salem won 28-25. Salem: Lauryn Barton 9, Riley Flickinger 8, Rylee Hutton 7. Next: Canton South at Salem Monday. East Palestine at Heartland 8th Grade: East ...

Quaker grapplers earn 8th

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HANOVERTON — The Salem wrestling team improved to 8-3 with a 39-34 win over United on Wednesday. Senior captain Jacob Frost went up two weight classed to fill in for an injured teammate and got a pin at 132 pounds to highlight the Quakers’ victory. Salem also got pins from Dylan ...

Heartland’s Ogden means a lot to Lions

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CAMPBELL — The Heartland Christian girls basketball team wanted to get the suspense out of the way early Wednesday. Heartland senior Sydney Ogden scored her 1,000th career point on a free throw in the first quarter and finished with 22 points, but the Lions lost to Campbell Memorial, ...

Big week for Rusyn

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Salem High School graduate and Geneva College senior Nick Rusyn scored a career high 18 points on Saturday in a 87-82 Geneva win over Saint Vincent College. The team captain was 8 of 10 from the floor and 2 for 2 from the free throw line. Rusyn was averaging 8.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per ...

Mount hires Dartt

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ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union head coaching position is staying in the Kehres family. Geoff Dartt will replace his brother-in-law, Vince Kehres, as the head coach of the NCAA Division III football powerhouse. The 37-year-old Dartt is the Purple Raiders’ fourth football coach ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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BOYS BASKETBALL East Palestine at Leetonia 7th Grade: Leetonia won 31-20 on Wednesday. Leetonia (4-5): Carson Brock 19, CJ Faulkner 11; East Palestine: Kyler Bourne 9, Owen Jurjavcic 7. 8th Grade: Leetonia won 37-33. Leetonia: Eric DiCross 17, Andrew Hendricks 10; East Palestine: Will ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Eagles’ teams lose CANTON — The United boys and girls bowling teams both lost to Canton Central Catholic on Wednesday The Eagles boys were led by Austin Sarchet with a 222 game and 372 series. Sara Syppko led the Eagle girls with a 156 game and 297 series. Clark hits 1,000 ...

Walter will play in North-South Classic

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MASSILLON — Several area athletes will take part in the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association North-South Classic set for April 25 at Massillon Paul Brown Stadium. South Range’s Chris Brooks, Springfield’s Evan Ohlin, Springfield’s Garrett Walker and Salem’s Niko Walter ...

Quakers begin a winning streak by downing Niles

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NILES — Salem’s on a winning streak. Dillon Monroy had 22 points and Jon Null added 13 more as the Quakers won their second straight with a comfortable 60-45 win over Niles on Tuesday. Salem is 3-10 after stringing back-to-back wins over Minerva and the Red Dragons (3-10). Also ...

GIRLS HOOPS POLL

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Associated Press girls state basketball poll How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1, Cin. ...

Warriors take down Chippewa

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MILLERSBURG — State-ranked West Branch held Chippewa to less than 22 percent shooting for a 34-29 win in the Classic in the Country on Monday night. West Branch, ranked ninth in the Division II state poll, improves to 12-2. Chippewa falls to 9-5. Peyton Alazaus led the Warriors with 13 ...

West Branch boys ranked

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COLUMBUS — West Branch is making a move in the Associated Press Ohio high school boys basketball poll. The Warriors (11-3), coming of wins over Salem and Alliance last week, are ranked 13th in Division II. West Branch is in first place in the Eastern Buckeye Conference and will host Hubbard ...