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Quaker defense blankets Beaver

SALEM — The Salem girls soccer team once again relied on a familiar formula to stay unbeaten — lights out defense. The Quakers blanked Beaver Local 1-0 on Monday and improved to 12-0 on the season. This was also Salem’s sixth consecutive shutout victory. It’s defense hasn’t ...

Changing of the guard

CLEVELAND (AP) — As they’ve done in countless ninth innings over decades, fans in Progressive Field stood to cheer during the final three outs. It was different Monday. They chanted “Let’s Go Indians!” One last time. The Indians won their final home game before becoming the ...

Hill takes medalist honors

HUBBARD — Columbiana finished second on Monday at the Div. II sectional girls golf tournament at Pine Lakes. Four teams and four individuals not on qualifying teams advanced to the Div. II district tournament set for Oct. 6 at Sable Creek. The top three teams and top three individuals not ...

Raiders, Warriors ranked

COLUMBUS — South Range and West Branch, the area’s lone remaining unbeaten football teams, are also the only ones mentioned in the Associated Press Ohio high school poll released Monday. South Range (6-0) remains second in Division V. The Raiders, who have scored at least 40 points in ...

Salem teams up to sweep Youngstown Ursuline

SALEM — Salem’s volleyball team dropped Ursuline 25-19, 25-14, 26-24 on Monday. For the Quakers, Rylie Troy had 10 kills, nine digs and three aces. Zoie Reid had 10 kills and three digs. Emma Hochadel had nine aces and 18 assists. Jenna McClish had 13 digs. Salem hosts Canton South ...

Warriors up front at Malone

CANTON —West Branch senior Josiah Hicks and sophomore Michael Dorris placed eighth and 11th, respectively, to top area runners at the 53rd annual Malone Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. They helped the Warriors to a seventh-place finish out of 21 varsity boys teams. Top area girls ...