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Quakers race near front at Spartan Invite

BOARDMAN — The Salem girls finished sixth and the Salem boys edged West Branch for 10th in Division II at the 35th annual Spartan Invitational. The boys and girls each ran two races because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Salem girls scored 209 points to place six out of 27 teams. West ...

Lions handle Tigers

COLUMBIANA — Heartland Christian handed Wellsville its second loss of the season, 25-18, 15-25, 25-18, 25-22, Saturday. The Lions improve to 4-5, while the Tigers drop to 9-2. It is the second match in a row the Lions beat the Tigers dating back to last season. Emma Hall totaled 22 ...

SOCCER

West Branch 1, Canfield 1 BELOIT — In a matchup of two state-ranked girls soccer teams, West Branch and Canfield played to a 1-1 tie Saturday. After a quick goal by Canfield, West Branch was able to fight back as Jillian Pidgeon converted on a penalty kick mideway through the second ...

OVAC SOCCER

OHIO VALLEY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OVAC BOYS SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS (Fans must leave stadium after each game) CLASS 1-A/3-A Championship at Brooke High School Saturday, Sept, 26, 3 p.m. #1 Steubenville Catholic vs. #2 Caldwell CLASS 4-A SEMIFINALS #1 St. Clairsville vs. #4 East ...

AROUND THE HORN

Ohio State-Michigan on Dec. 12 COLUMBUS (AP) — The Big Ten’s third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Ohio State-Michigan on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference’s regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played. The Big Ten released an ...

Quaker momentum stalls vs. Dukes

SALEM — For the second consecutive week, Salem got involved in an offensive shootout with another Eastern Buckeye Conference opponent as the Quakers and Marlington combined for over 800 yards of offense during Friday night’s scoring bonanza at Sebo Stadium. But unlike last week, when the ...

Indians still making noise in EOAC

SALINEVILLE —The Southern Indians, behind a stellar performance by senior receiver Brad Sloan, knocked off the Columbiana Clippers 33-14 to break a second place tie on Friday between the two schools in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Sloan scored touchdowns by rushing the ball, ...

United outworks Valley

HANOVERTON — United had to work for its fourth victory of the season. The Eagles scored twice in the fourth quarter to beat Valley Christian, 21-0, Friday and maintain the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference lead. United improves to 4-0 and is tied with Leetonia for the league lead. The ...

Regions see little change

COLUMBUS — There weren’t any notable changes in the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoff regions for area teams. Sebring and East Palestine opted out of the playoffs. The rest of the area teams remained in their usual regions. A total of 565 teams across all ...

GOLF RESULTS

VFW/AMVETS Championships at Salem Hills First: Ron Black-Wally Black 36, scorecard playoff. Second: Carrie Prox-Sandy Price 36. Third: Mike Fowler-Wade Morrow 37. Fourth: Lynn Hively-Bruce Clayton 37. Fifth: Rich Cranmer-Gerald Wilheim 38. Pinky’s Tavern, Coil Line ...

West Branch keeps unblemished mark alive

CARROLLTON—West Branch used a 24-point opening quarter on Friday night to move past Carrollton 37-20 and on to 4-0 on the season. Alek Wilson opened up the scoring with a 49 yard receiving touchdown from quarterback Dru DeShields. After a field goal that made it 10-0, Nick Wilson jumped ...

Patrone returns to spark South Range

JEFFERSON — South Range senior quarterback Michael Patrone is back and better than ever. Patrone, who sat out last week due to injury, threw five touchdown passes in the first half and had 370 yards of total offense in the Raiders’ 52-20 win over Jefferson on Friday. The Raiders, ranked ...

Rebels keep moving vs. East Liverpool

EAST LIVERPOOL—In the first-ever meeting between the Crestview Rebels and the East Liverpool Potters, the Rebels were able to accumulate 340 yards on the ground and take down the Potters, 22-6, Friday night. Senior running back William Hardenbrook ran for 193 yards and two touchdowns and ...

Salem stays sharp against Canton South

CANTON — Salem’s volleyball team picked up a 25-22, 25-14, 25-12 win over Canton South on Thursday. For Salem, Kaley Davis had nine kills and five aces. Morgan McGaffick had 15 assists. Rylie Troy had six aces and 16 digs. Zoie Reid had six kills. Kaelynn Helmick had four kills and two ...

Browns level Bengals

CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two scores and 124 yards and the Cleveland Browns gave coach Kevin Stefanski his first NFL victory Thursday night by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-30 on the NFL’s 100th birthday. Mayfield connected with Odell ...

Quakers win a pair

SALEM — Salem’s boys soccer team got goals from AR Sharma, Hunter Griffith and Tim Stephens in a 3-2 win over Ravenna on Thursday at Sebo Stadium. Jacob McLachlan had an assist. Caiden Hart had four saves in goal. Salem is 4-5 and will host Marlington on Tuesday. Salem 9, Crestview ...

PREP GOLF

Carrollton 160, West Branch 175 SALEM — West Branch’s boys golf team fell to Carrollton 160-175 on Thursday at Flying B. For Branch (6-6, 6-6), Aiden Wiesemann had a 41, J.D. Brain 44, Landon Wilson 44 and Garrett Harvey 48. Columbiana 208, Struthers 252 COITSVILLE — ...

AROUND THE HORN

Salem outlasts Branch BELOIT — Salem outlasted West Branch 3-2 on Thursday in prep tennis action at West Branch High School. Salem is 8-7. West Branch is 7-4 and 2-3 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference. West Branch is at Canton South on Monday. FIRST SINGLES: Emma Griffith (S) def. ...

Spartan meet shifts action over several days

BOARDMAN — East Palestine junior Marissa Geiss and Heartland Christian sophomore Giovanni Citriglia topped local Division III runners at the 35th annual Spartan Invitational on Thursday. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, it is unlike the first 34 meets as the Division III races were held ...

4JUNIOR HIGH

West Branch vs. Boardman 7th Grade: Boardman won 25-14, 25-14 Thursday. 8th Grade: West Branch won 25-13, 25-15. West Branch, Ragan Greeneisen 11 points, 5 aces, 3 kills; Carter Shepherd 11 points, 5 aces. Heartland vs. Southern 7th Grade: Southern won 25-8, 25-14 Thursday. Southern, ...