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Watson’s blast powers Salem

SALEM — Salem’s baseball team recorded its second straight win by topping Lisbon 7-4 on Thursday at Rey Reisbeck Field. Joey Watson hammered a three-run homer in the bottom of the fifth to lead the charge. Senior pitcher Josh Young got the win coming on in relief and junior Ricky ...

Quakers roll over Aviators

SALEM — Salem strung together 10 hits to dump Alliance 7-0 on Thursday at Southeast Field. Hayden Carner had two doubles and three RBIs, while Taylor Thope and Elly Exline had two hits each. Sara Castles added a double. Bailee Thorne was strong in the field and had a double. Rylie Troy had ...

United downs Salem

HANOVERTON—United defeated Salem 7-4 in baseball action Friday. The Quakers fall to 2-2 overall. The Eagles took control with four runs in the third before adding one in the fourth and two in the fifth. The Quakers attempted to rally with three runs in the seventh, but could draw no ...

Comets close season on top

LISBON — The Columbiana County Comets Special Olympics basketball team, which finished third in the Ohio Division 4 championships, closed out another successful season Wednesday night. The Comets prevailed over the county Board of Developmental Disabilities staff again as they scored a ...

Leetonia helps open new Southern field

SALINEVILLE—For the past couple of seasons, heavy rain over the weekend usually meant no home games for the Southern baseball team for at least a few days. The Indians hope those types of headaches are a thing of the past. Wednesday, under bright sunshine and mild conditions, Southern ...

Quakers down Canton South

SALEM — Salem got on the board with its first win of the campaign by downing Canton South 3-2 on Wednesday at Salem High School. Adam Wilson led the Quakers with a complete game gem with nine strikeouts. Lance Rhodes added three hits and an RBI. Salem is 1-1 and 1-1 and in the Eastern ...

West Branch turns to Brown

BELOIT — Former West Branch and Louisville assistant coach Michael Brown is expected to be named the new West Branch boys basketball head coach at today’s board of education meeting. Superintendent Timothy Saxton is recommending Brown for the position. “I am thankful for the ...

Columbiana, Palestine put up 27 runs EOAC in slugfest

EAST PALESTINE — Delaney Early had three hits and Jocyln Fristik had two hits and two RBIs as East Palestine survived to defeat Columbiana 15-12 on Wednesday in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference contest. East Palestine is 1-1 and 1-1 in the league, while Columbiana is 2-1 and 1-1. ...

4PREP TRACK

At Champion Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Crestview (105), Edgewood (103 1/3), Champion (49), Liberty (44 2/3), Brookfield (9). WINNERS 3200 RELAY: Edgewood 9:35.21; 110 HURDLES: Dylan Hanna (E) 16.34; 100 DASH: Migel Burgess (L) 11.12; 800 RELAY: Crestview (Dylan Huff, ...

Davidson shines among County all-stars

LISBON — Salem senior Ellie Davidson had to share the spotlight on a talented and deep Quaker team. By herself, she shined the brightest at the 34th annual Columbiana County Classic. Davidson scored a game-high 23 points and was the easy pick for MVP as she led the Red team to a 44-38 win ...

Potters guide Red Team to victory

LISBON — East Liverpool was tough to beat with players like Gabe Roach and James Maxwell. The Potter teammates combined for 48 points and shared MVP honors in leading the Red team to a 105-94 win in the 34th annual Columbiana County Classic on Tuesday. “That’s amazing,” Roach said. ...

Warriors blast Marlington

BELOIT—West Branch pushed across six runs in the first and rolled past Marlington 11-4 in Eastern Buckeye Conference softball action Tuesday. Sydney Mercer had three hits including a double for the Warriors (2-1). Sam Morris, Jordan Anderson and Peyton Alazaus each had two hits. M: ...

Raiders start strong

CORTLAND—The South Range baseball team picked up an 8-5 win over Lakeview in Northeast 8 Athletic Conference baseball action Tuesday. The Raiders improve to 2-0 overall and 2-0 in the Northeast 8. Lakeview falls to 0-3, 0-2. Ben Rivera had two singles and two RBIs for South Range. Jake ...

TRACK

at Salem Tuesday BOYS RESULTS Salem 91, Carrollton 37 3200 RELAY: Salem (Double, McLachan, Zeigler, Kirkland) 9:02.6 110 HURDLES: Murray (S) 15.5 100 DASH: Lehwald (S) 10.8 800 RELAY: Salem (Walter, Tonkinson, Cannon Lehwald) 1:36.6 1600 RUN: Christopher (S) 4:59.0 400 RELAY: ...

TRACK

at East Palestine Tuesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: East Palestine 141, Southern 74, Lisbon 36, Leetonia 24, Heartland Christian 24 3200 RELAY: East Palestine, 10:34.1 110 HURDLES: Jason Steves (LI) 18.0 100 DASH: Brad Sloan (S) 10.7 800 RELAY: East Palestine, 1:39.9 1600 RUN: ...

TENNIS

BOYS TENNIS United vs. Massillon Perry Tuesday Perry 5, United 0 FIRST SINGLES: Andrew Hoskins (P) def. Noah Brieck, 6-2, 6-0. SECOND SINGLES: Jackson Huntsman (P) def. Kade Blake, 6-1, 6-0. THIRD SONGLES: Bradlee Thompson (P) def. Brandon McKenzie, 6-0, 6-0. FIRST DOUBLES: Tyler ...

United rallies past Lisbon

LISBON—The United baseball team rallied for five seventh-inning runs to surge past Lisbon 5-3 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference opening day action Monday. United pitcher Shane Black singled home the go-ahead run for the Eagles and also earned the complete-game victory with 10 strikeouts ...

Raiders start strong

GREENFORD—The South Range softball team opened up the season by drilling Lakeview 10-2 in a Northeast 8 Athletic Conference game Monday. The Raiders got a dominant performance on the mound from Bree Kohler, who struck out 15 and walked none en route to a complete game victory. Kohler also ...

PREP TENNIS

West Branch 4, East Palestine 1 EAST PAESTINE —The West Branch tennis team opened the season with a 4-1 win over East Palestine on Monday at East Palestine City Park. West Branch will play Alliance today at Silver Park. FIRST SINGLES: J.D. Brain (WB) def. Micah Beal, 6-0, 6-3. SECOND: ...

Rebels off to a strong start

COLUMBIANA — Crestview’s softball team topped Leetonia 15-0 in five innings on Saturday. Haley Eskra had three hits including a double and three RBIs for the Rebels. Skyler Mattern had two singles, a double and four RBIs. Olivia Strank had two singles and an RBI. McKenzie Meade went 2 ...