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Raiders put four past Quakers

GREENFORD — Quinn Pierson scored twice to lead South Range to a 4-0 win over Salem on Friday night in the boys soccer opener for both schools. Logan Baer added a goal for the Raiders. The other Range goal was a Salem own goal. Logan Weaver had two assists and Canaan Johnson added an ...

OHSAA in it to win it

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Friday that Cincinnati-based law firm Keating, Muething and Klekamp will assist the organization in defense of the lawsuit filed Wednesday in Hamilton County by Roger Bacon High School and the Greater Catholic League Coed. The ...

GOLF: Salem falls to Alliance

SALEM — Richard Elliott, Blake Hood and Sean Kelly had 41s to lead Alliance to a 168-192 win over Salem on Thursday in a boys golf match at Salem Hills. For Salem, Kaleb Day had a 45, Logan Zimmerman 43, Lane Rhodes 52 and Dylan Ulrich 52. Salem is 0-2. Toronto 183, Leetonia ...

Quaker boys drop opener

CANTON — Canton South topped Salem’s boys golf team 185-202 on Wednesday at Spring Valley in the Eastern Buckeye Conference opener for the Quakers. For the Quakers (0-1), Dylan Ulrich had a 47, Jacob Monigold 50, Lane Rhodes 51 and Kaleb Day 54. Brookfield Invite BROOKFIELD — ...

Court ruling puts competitive balance on ice

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association was informed Wednesday that the Court of Common Pleas in Hamilton County has issued a temporary restraining order that prohibits the OHSAA from continuing to utilize a component of the competitive balance process that OHSAA member schools ...

It’s tricky to predict Meyer’s fate

COLUMBUS — The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State $500,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he’s already been tainted by the scandal. Meyer is on paid leave while Ohio State ...

Quakers stumble vs. Carrollton

SALEM — Salem’s girls golf team suffered a 212-218 defeat at the hands of Carrollton on Tuesday at Salem Hills. For Carrollton, Abby Shockey had a 50, Regan Weiland 53, Lexxus Grimes 54 and Erin Shockey 55. For Salem, Makayla Stoffer had a 52, Sloan Rudibaugh 52, Camryn Riley 56 and ...

South Range sails past Girard

BOARDMAN — Kaiden Sykes had a 40 to lead South Range to a 176-187 win over Girard on Monday at Mill Creek South. Also for the Raiders (3-1), Gavin Batdorff had a 43, Joe Schneider 46 and Nick Fromel 47. For Girard (1-3), Austin Claussel had a 40. Wellsville 200, Leetonia 224 COLUMBIANA ...

Nassib scolded by grandmother

BEREA (AP) — Browns defensive end Carl Nassib needs to work on more than his pass rushing skills in training camp. His grandma wants him to clean up his language. Nassib became a breakout star of the first episode this season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series, which is documenting ...

Report card treat, 52 years later

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jennifer Annis had been looking forward to seeing the Indians. Having earned straight A’s at St. Rose School, she was awarded two tickets to the game on Aug. 20, 1966. It was a treat. Her mother was a widow with several children, so “going to baseball games was not ...

Tiger injects his old excitement into PGA

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The ball rested on the edge of the cup, its logo peeking into the hole for what felt like forever. Back in the day, that ball dropped for Tiger Woods. On Sunday, it wouldn’t budge. Yes, Woods finished second by two strokes to Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship on ...

Five individuals, one team set for induction

SALEM — Five individual athletes, along with the entire 1984-85 boys basketball team, comprise the Salem High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The individuals are Martha Willaman (Class of 1925), basketball; Tom Fisher (Class of 1970), football and basketball; Tim Cope (Class of ...

Salem WSOM-Lease Drug Hot Stove champs celebrate golden anniversary

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Salem WSOM-Lease Drug Class D Hot Stove state championship. That team was the first Salem Hot Stove team to win a state championship. Members of the 1968 Salem WSOM-Lease Drug team were (front, from left) Ron Whitehill, Joe Wilson, Val Altomare, John ...

Poland 196, Columbiana 204

COLUMBIANA — Poland’s girls golf team knocked off Columbiana 196-204 on Friday at Valley. Sophia Yurich led the Bulldogs with a 46. For Columbiana, Jessica Himes had a 42, Morgan Dunlap 56, Stephanie Novak 57 and Lauren Stauffer 49. Columbiana travels to Beaver Local on Wednesday. ...

Clippers sink Southern at Valley

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s golf team beat Southern 163-216 on Thursday at Valley. Columbiana (2-0) was led by Seth Ross’ 36. Also for the Clippers, Tyler Anderson had a 38, Nate Whitehead 40 and Sean Whitehead 49. For the Indians, Nick Mey had a 50, Mason Trimbelo 57, Tanner Patterson ...

Clipper CC event draws big numbers

COLUMBIANA —Another large turnout provided for some competitive racing on Wednesday during the Columbiana Clipper Cross Country Series 5K race at the Ward Athletic Complex. The race saw a total of 243 finishers which was a record. East Palestine’s Hope Figley was the female overall ...

Columbiana has great day in Salem

SALEM — Columbiana’s boys golf team came away with the Mineral Ridge Invitational title on Wednesday at Salem Hills. The Clippers posted a team total of 348, while McDonald was second with a 364. Mineral Ridge took third with a 381 followed by Waterloo (387), Lisbon (388) and ...

Trax race celebrates 25th year

SALEM — Andy Morgan of Cortland keeps adding to his impressive running resume. Morgan, who was the state runner-up in leading the Maplewood boys to the 2005 Division III state cross country title, won the 25th annual Star trax 5K Night Run on Saturday. He covered the 3.1-mile course that ...

High school football scrimmages

When the Pittsburgh Steelers square off with the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night in Philadelphia, it will be 207 days since the Steelers took the field versus someone other than their teammates. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The final score in this first preseason game doesn’t matter. What ...

PREP GOLF

Bears notch first win COLUMBIANA — Leetonia, playing its first golf match in three years, scored a 215-217 win over Southern Local at Valley Golf Club in Tuesday’s season opener. Leaders for the Bears were Brandon Cantwell 46, Patrick Hull 52, Jayden HerHold 53 and Katie Soupal ...