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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 ...

Sherry, Bulldogs gang up on Blue Devils

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EAST PALESTINE—East Palestine’s Parker Sherry had 372 yards and four touchdowns through the air and had 86 yards rushing with a touchdown as East Palestine handled Lisbon 62-8 on Friday. East Palestine moves to 5-4 and 4-2 in the league. Lisbon falls to 3-6, 1-5. Dominic Posey had ...

Crestview is up the Creek

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WINTERSVILLE — The game technically might not have been a playoff game, but it might as well have been one. The Indian Creek and Crestview football teams entered their Week 9 matchup fighting for spots in the playoffs. The Redskins got off to a fast start against the Rebels, and Indian ...

Waterbeck’s return helps Leetonia break skid

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WELLSVILLE — Alex Waterbeck’s 86-yard kickoff return at the start of the second half and Leetonia’s goal-line stand at the end of it gave Leetonia a 10-7 win over Wellsville Friday for their first Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference victory. It also snaps a 36-game league losing streak for ...

Eagles in a three-way tie

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HANOVERTON — Ethan Antram made the most of his senior night, scoring five of United’s eight touchdowns in the Eagles 54-19 victory over Toronto on Friday night. He also snagged two interceptions, returning one 49 yards for a touchdown. The interception return came on the very first pass ...

Warriors come up short of EBC, playoffs

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ALLIANCE — West Branch found itself in a three-touchdown fourth-quarter hole but clawed back to make things interesting at the end in 28-20 Eastern Buckeye Conference loss at league-leading Marlington Friday night. “The kids really fought and battled,” said West Branch head coach D.J. ...

Quakers roll into district

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SALEM—The top-seeded Salem volleyball team steamrolled ninth-seeded East Palestine 25-9, 25-4, 25-17 in a Div. III sectional final Thursday at Salem High School. For the Quakers, Caitlyn Marx had eight blocks and 11 kills. Echo Mayer-Kutz added 14 kills, and Mackenzie Jeric had seven kills ...

PREP FOOTBALL FORECAST

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Friday, October 19 Akron Kenmore-Garfield at Salem, 7 p.m. The good news for Salem (4-4) last week was that it got its first Eastern Buckeye Conference win. But the Quakers only hover slightly about Minerva in those standings and are out of the running for the league and playoffs. The ...