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Defense keeping Steelers afloat

Perhaps it was the 1970’s throwback jerseys that they were wearing. Perhaps, it was having the vast majority of the living members of the 1979 Super Bowl champion Steelers in attendance. Perhaps, they realized that their offense was struggling and that they had to make the plays for the team ...

All-EBC Football 2019

All-Eastern Buckeye Conference Football 2019 Player of the Year — C. J. Greiner — Marlington Coach of the Year — Seth Whiting — Alliance FIRST TEAM Player School Gr. Braidyn Hartsoe Alliance 11 Andrew Datz Alliance 11 Jeff Talbert Alliance 12 Nick ...

All-EOAC volleyball

EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL ALL-STARS First Team Tori Long Columbiana Soph Olivia Figley East Palestine Sr Emily Berger East Palestine Jr Taran Ferry Leetonia Jr Maddie Liberati Lisbon Sr Maddie Paxson Southern Sr Kylie Daggy United Sr Emma ...

All-EOAC golf

EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE GOLF ALL-STARS First Team Tyler Andersen Columbiana Sean Whitehead Columbiana Riley McElwain Columbiana Austin Craig Lisbon Luke Green Wellsville Second Team Tanner Patterson Southern Ricky Bell East Palestine Jeremy Bricker Lisbon Trevor ...

All-EOAC soccer

EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SOCCER ALL-STARS First Team Drake Daughterty Columbiana Caleb Buchheit Columbiana Josh Welch East Palestine Brandan Turcola East Palestine Gavin Steiskal Leetonia Brayden Yocum Leetonia Dylan Garlock United Izik Collins United Casey ...

Cavs give 76ers a battle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The shots weren’t falling for the Philadelphia 76ers, so they clamped down on defense. Joel Embiid scored 27 points, including the go-ahead dunk with 13.2 seconds remaining, and Philadelphia held Cleveland without a point for the final 3 ¢ minutes in a 98-97 win over ...

All-EBC volleyball

2019 Eastern Buckeye Conference Volleyball All-League Team Player of the Year — Maggie Fellers (Marlington) Coach of the Year — Stephanie Tortola (Marlington) FIRST TEAM Player School Gr Chloe Pasco Alliance 12 Cailyn Bright Carrollton 11 Jillian Fellers ...

All-AAC football

ALL-AMERICAN CONFERENCE BLUE TIER FOOTBALL ALL-STARS Player of the Year Hayden Gibson Brookfield 11 First Team Offense OL Zion Flanigan LaBrae 10 Adam Rusnak Campbell Memorial 12 Christ Brooks Champion 12 Ethan McWilliams Brookfield 12 Wyatt ...

Recruiting game moves from preps to AAU circuit

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Back when Bruce Weber was an up-and-coming assistant on Gene Keady’s staff at Purdue, the coach would spend countless hours on planes and behind the wheel to catch as many high school basketball games as possible. He would walk into the gymnasium of an elite ...

All-EBC soccer

2019 Eastern Buckeye Conference Boys Soccer All-League Team Player of the Year — Luke Johnson (West Branch) Coach of the Year — Skyler McCully (Alliance) FIRST TEAM Player School Gr Nick Deack Alliance 12 Lawyer Penird Alliance 12 Trevor Strata Alliance 12 Trenton ...

Quakers have a lot to be proud of

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Some first-half miscues put Salem in a hole it couldn’t climb out of as the Quakers dropped a 40-8 decision to Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in a Division IV first round game Saturday. With the loss, the Quakers bowed out of the season with an 8-3 record and the ...

Stiff test ahead for South Range

GREENFORD—After taking care of Bellaire to kick-off the postseason on Saturday, the South Range football team will now get a chance to see how it stacks up with one of the best teams in the state. The fifth-seeded Raiders (8-3) will square off against top-seeded Kirtland (11-0) in a Div. V ...

Raiders roar into Week 12

GREENFORD—For a high school quarterback, the first varsity start can be daunting enough under normal circumstances. Add in the pressure-cooker environment of a playoff game and the difficulty ratchets up even more. That’s the situation South Range’s Michael Patrone found himself in ...

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

Division I Games at 7 p.m. unless other noted, Friday, Nov. 15 Region 1 1 Mentor (11-0) vs. 4 Canton McKinley (9-2) at Twinsburg Tiger Stadium 2 Lakewood St. Edward (10-1) vs. 3 Euclid (9-2) at Brunswick Auto Mart Stadium 7:30 p.m. Region 2 1 Springfield (10-1) vs. 4 Dublin Jerome ...

FOOTBALL SCORES

Saturday’s Regional Quarterfinals DIVISION IV Region 13 Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 40, Salem 8 Perry 48, Girard 7 Poland 31, Struthers 0 Wintersville Indian Creek 35, Hubbard 29 Region 14 Clyde 28, LaGrange Keystone 20 Ottawa-Glandorf 28, Galion 17 Shelby 31, Milan Edison ...

Season over for Quakers

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Some first-half miscues put Salem in a hole it couldn’t climb out of as the Quakers dropped a 40-8 decision to Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in a Division IV first round game Saturday. With the loss, the Quakers bowed out of the season with an 8-3 record and the ...

Patrone lifts Raiders

GREENFORD—For a high school quarterback, the first varsity start can be daunting enough under normal circumstances. Add in the pressure-cooker environment of a playoff game and the difficulty ratchets up even more. That’s the situation South Range’s Michael Patrone found himself in ...

Gallery: Ohio State 73 Maryland 14

Shown are images of 9-0 and top-ranked Ohio State's 73-14 rout of Maryland Saturday in Columbus. In this photo, freshman wide receiver Garrett Wilson hauls in a 14-yard touchdown pass. He finished with four catches for 82 yards. (Salem News photo by J.D. Creer)

Tigers have Western Reserve’s number

NEW MIDDLETOWN—In a rematch of MVAC rivals, the top-seeded Springfield Tigers swept the eight seeded Western Reserve Blue Devils on the year with a 34-7 victory in a Div. VI first-round playoff game Friday night. The Tigers had knocked off the Devils 35-14 back on October 25th. With the ...

Southern Local bows out

GLOUSTER — Southern Local’s football team put itself in a position to pull off a shocker a long way from home on Friday in a Div. VI, Region 21 playoff opener, but the more playoff tested Trimble Tomcats turned back the Indians 26-14. Southern (10-1) went down 20-6 with 7:21 left in the ...