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Think of financial independence

What we overlook so often in celebrating Independence Day is that the Founders’ anger with King George III’s government had as much to do with money as personal liberties. London was taking too much of our hard-earned cash. Dumping tea into Boston Harbor was all about taxation. George III ...

GOLF RESULTS

Monday Morning Tired Men’s League at Westville Lake STANDINGS: Rick Caufield-Ken Behner 111; Bob Held-Jim Wallace 104; Al Lutz-Ron Wagner 90; Denny Herron-Fergie Wilson 88 1/2; Fred Kenngott-Andy Cameron 87 1/2; John Vancamp-Jim Brown 84 1/2. Tuesday Morning Ladies League at Westville ...

Athlete with ties to area may return to Olympics

Erika Kinsey has done enough to qualify for her second Olympics. The wife of 2005 Beaver Local graduate and former University of Akron decathlete standout Daniel Kinsey recently cleared the high jump qualifying standard for the 2020 Olympic Games set for Tokyo. Erika’s season best ...

The wait is almost over

For pro football fans, the long wait is almost over. Yes, National League Football training camps open up in approximately three weeks. Football is almost here. For fans of any team, it’s important to know what is going on in their opponents’ camps. Let’s take a quick look at the teams ...

Buccos slug Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby. Pittsburgh’s All-Star first baseman hit three home runs to boost his season total to 25, leading the Pirates to an 18-5 rout over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Bell, who will be part of the eight-man derby ...

Hand, Lindor added to ASG roster

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs ...

4GOLF RESULTS

Monday Morning Tired Men’s League at Westville Lake STANDINGS: Rick Caufield-Ken Behner, 100 1/2; Bob Held-Jim Wallace 91; Al Lutz-Ron Wagner 79 1/2; Denny Herron-Fergie Wilson 76 1/2; Chris Byers-Dave Byers 74 1/2; John Vandcamp-Jim Brown 73 1/2. Monday Night Ladies League at ...

Santana will be AL’s starting first baseman

NEW YORK (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups ever, leading the millennial-heavy National League for the Midsummer Classic in Cleveland. Major League Baseball revealed the results from fan balloting for its ...

Not much doing for Buckeyes

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — After three consecutive victories, Ohio’s recent momentum was stopped in its tracks during Wednesday’s 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Pennsylvania took advantage of Buckeye miscues for all three scores, while the defense hung tough as the Keystoners ...

AROUND THE HORN

State tournament for girls COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association voted unanimously on Tuesday to sponsor a girls state wrestling tournament. The event will take place Feb. 22-23 at Hilliard Davidson High School. According to the Ohio High School Athletic ...

Buckeyes shooting for fourth straight

GREENFORD — With Ohio gunning for its fourth straight Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic victory, head coach Josh Ludwig made sure to strike the right balance between competitiveness and fun as his squad prepared for tonight’s 40th annual clash at Geneva College’s Reeves Field. “The kids are ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Bill Galchick Field dedication SALEM — The Centennial North baseball field, located by the swimming pool in Centennial Park, will be dedicated as “Bill Galchick Field” at 11 a.m. Saturday. The public is invited to join in honoring the late Bill Galchick, who coached baseball in Salem ...

Sweeney suits up for one more time

LISBON—Lisbon running back Justin Sweeney will get a chance to ensure that his last high school football game ends with a positive memory. Sweeney, who saw his senior season cruelly cut short with a torn ACL in week two, will suit up one more time as he tries to help Ohio to its fourth ...

Ohio All-Stars feature Crestview state champions

COLUMBIANA — Less than a month removed from the high of their respective state track and field championships, Crestview wide receiver Dylan Huff and offensive lineman Dominic Perry are quickly getting re-adjusted for one last high school football game. The pair of Rebel seniors will be ...

AROUND THE HORN

Salem youth soccer SALEM — The Salem High School girls soccer team will be hosting a youth soccer camp for boys and girls July 16-18 at Kent State Salem. Ages 5-7 will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and cost $30. Ages 8-14 will be from 6 -7:30 p.m. and cost $40. Deadline to register is June 28. ...

Buckeyes ready for kickoff

Members of the Ohio squad for the 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic are (front from left) Troy Croskey (East Liverpool), Dylan Huff (Crestview), Dominic Posey (East Palestine), Justin Sweeney (Lisbon, John Gecina (1980 co-head coach), head coach Josh Ludwig, Artie Altomare (1980 co-head ...

GOLF RESULTS

Soltis Electric LLC/Lisbon Barber Shop at Eagle Pass STANDINGS: Gage Chestnut-Eli Martin 101.5, Mike Gruszecki-Dan Dickens 98.5, D’Andrew Soltis-B.J. Mango 93, Ryan Powell-Tony Sluss 93, Tom Kidder-Bryan Brownfield 92, Rick Garrett-Jeff Morrow 91.5, Cody Dickens-Dave Dickens 86.5, Denny ...

AROUND THE HORN

Southern HOF class SALINEVILLE — The Salineville-Southern Athletic Hall of Fame will induct athletes Todd Brammer (Class of 1979), Jim Hickman (1991), Tyler Clemens (2002) and Cody Warnock (2007) as part of its class of 2019. The induction breakfast will take place at 10 a.m. on Sept. 15. ...

Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic Alumni

As part of the 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic, all former players and coaches were invited back for a commemorative photo. Pictured (front from left) are 1980s alumni Rich McCellan (South Range, 1987), Rob Stoy (Columbiana, 1988), Doug Baughman (Columbiana, 1986), Rick Clark ...