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Canfield smacks Quakers

CANFIELD — Three Salem errors in the first inning led to four unearned runs to put second-seeded Canfield on the way to a 10-0 six-inning win over the 22nd-seeded Quakers in a Division II sectional final Thursday. The Quakers finally got out of the first inning when Canfield batted out of ...

Higher seed doesn’t benefit Columbiana

COLUMBIANA — Fourth-seeded Columbiana faced a pitcher it had not seen before in Shelbie Krieger and ninth-seeded Rootstown took advantage for a 3-1 win in the Division III sectional championship on Thursday at Firestone Park. Columbiana was known as a team that could score runs at a high ...

Range pancakes Indians

GIRARD — Trey Pancake had a single, double and triple with five RBIs to lead South Range past Girard 12-0 in five innings on Thursday. Billy Skripac had two hits for the Raiders, 18-7, 13-1. South Range hosts Austintown on Monday. SR: 2-1-0-4-5—12-10-0 GI: ...

PREP TRACK

Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference Meet Gray Division At Champion Thursday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Crestview (160), 2. LaBrae (102), 3. Liberty (93), 4. Newton Falls (83), 5. Champion (75), 6. Brookfield (61), 7. Campbell (18). 3200 RELAY: Crestview (Will Welch, Mitchell ...

Devils burn Wildcats

LISBON — The fifth-seeded Lisbon softball team showed its dominance with ace Mya Emmerling on the mound as the Blue Devils pounced on 14th-seeded Southington, 8-1, in a Division IV sectional final Wednesday. Emmerling has stepped up with No. 1 pitcher Emma Thompson sidelined with an ankle ...

AROUND THE HORN

Bristol downs Sebring BRISTOLVILLE — Sebring was eliminated with a 10-0 loss to Bristol in five innings in a Div. IV sectional final on Wednesday. Bristol will play McDonald at Jackson-Milton High School on Monday in the district semifinal. SE: 0-0-0-0-0—0-3-2 BR: ...

JUNIOR HIGH

Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference Meet at Ward Athletic Complex Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. United (124), 2. Columbiana (91), 3. Southern (72), 4. Wellsville (60), 5. Lisbon and East Palestine (42), 7. Leetonia (0). WINNERS 110 HURDLES: Tyrell Watkins (Wellsville) 18.0; ...

Rhodes walks seven but throws no-hitter for Quakers

SALEM — Salem’s Lane Rhodes didn’t have the best of control on Wednesday against West Branch but the Quaker was able to turn in a no-hitter in a 4-0 win. Rhodes struck out seven, walked seven and hit a batter in the win. Rhodes added a double at the plate. The Eastern Buckeye ...

Quakers crowned in EBC

BELOIT — After the first inning, you would think Salem starting pitcher Gavin Wilms came from a different stratosphere the way he controlled the pace as the Quakers won the Eastern Buckeye Conference crown outright with an 8-2 win over rival West Branch on Tuesday. In the first inning, ...

Quaker girls advance, Canfield looms next in sectional

STREETSBORO —Rylie Troy struck out 15, including 12 in the first five innings, to highight 22nd-seeded Salem’s 6-3 win over 20th-seeded Streetsboro in a Division II sectional opener Tuesday. Troy and Hannah Kelm each had two hits and scored a run, while Chase Toy had an RBI ...

Clippers clinch EOAC

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana clinched the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference title outright with a 3-2 win over United in eight innings on Tuesday. Columbina is 16-6 and 11-0 in the league. Columbiana is slated to host East Liverpool on Friday. Riley McElwain’s RBI single with out in the ...

PREP TRACK RESULTS

Rocket Invitational Tuesday at Lowellville High School BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Springfield 88.5, 2. East Liverpool 72, 3. Lowellville 69.5, 4. Columbiana 49, 5. United 47, . Crestview 32, 7. McDonald 29, 8. Newton Falls 26, 9. Brookfield 21, 10. Heartland 19, 10. Campbell 19, ...

Salem sets stage for West Branch

CANTON — Salem earned a share of the EBC crown with a 6-0 win over Canton South on Monday. Gavin Wilms drilled a two-run homer for the Quakers (18-3) and also produced an RBI single. Salem’s Carson Rhodes had a no-hitter through 6 1/3 innings and struck out seven Wildcats. S: ...

Sebring comes out swinging in sectional

SEBRING — Sebring blew the doors off in the sixth inning for an 8-3 win over Wellsville softball on Monday. The 16th-seeded Trojans scratched out four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and posted 14 hits on the day. Olivia Hawk had three hits in four at-bats for Sebring. Delaney ...

Perry, Christopher lead way for YSU

YOUNGSTOWN — Sophomore Dominic Perry and freshman Hunter Christopher helped the Youngstown State University men’s track team win the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend. Perry, a two-time Division III state champion at Crestview High School, won the ...

Reds rout Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Tyler Naquin homered and drove in four runs, Tucker Barnhart keyed a six-run fourth inning with a two-run double and the Cincinnati Reds rolled to a 14-1 victory over the skidding Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Naquin’s three-run shot bounced off the right-field foul ...

Tebow, Meyer on verge of reunion

Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer are apparently getting back together, this time in the NFL. The former Florida star and 2007 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback is expected to team up with his college coach by signing a one-year contract to play for the Jacksonville Jaguars, the NFL Network reported ...

NASCAR restarting with fans again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kevin Harvick crossed the finish line at Darlington Raceway a year ago and was struck by the stillness and silence of the empty grandstands. NASCAR was one of the first major sports to resume competition early in the pandemic, setting its own path in a strange new world ...

AROUND THE HORN

Cavaliers losing streak at 11 CLEVELAND (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 21 points, 20 rebounds and nine assists as the Indiana Pacers strengthened their hold on a play-in tournament spot with a 111-102 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Kelan Martin scored a career-high 25 ...

BASEBALL TOURNAMENT DRAWS

BASEBALL TOURNAMENT DRAWS Div. II (Records are at time of voting) SEEDS: 1. Canfield (15-0), 2. Salem (17-3), 3. Field (14-3), 4. Howland (13-6), 5. Niles (14-5), 6. West Branch (13-7), 7. Chardon (12-9), 8. Streetsboro (11-5), 9. Louisville (9-9), 10. NDCL (10-8), 11. Marlington (8-8), ...