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Hutton’s 41 helps Quakers down rivals

SALEM — Salem’s girls golf team earned its first win of the campaign by topping West Branch 223-240 on Wednesday at Salem Hills. For Salem, Kelly Hutton led with a 41. Also for the Quakers, Lexi Miller had a 57, Paige Bailey 62 and Emma Brown 63. For West Branch, Sydney Milliken had ...

PREP TENNIS

United 5, United 0 EAST PALESTINE—The United girls tennis team blanked East Palestine 5-0 on Wednesday. The Eagles are at West Branch Friday. FIRST SINGLES: Morgan Hovorka (U) def. Isabella McLaughlin, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Emily McKarns (U) def. Brianna Horvath, 6-4, 3-6, 6-6 ...

AROUND THE HORN

Soccer season opens Friday The 2019 high school soccer season will open with a Friday night special. Salem will play at United, while East Liverpool hosts Beaver Local. Action at United High School includes the girls game at 5 p.m., followed by the boys game at 7 p.m. The season opener ...

Clippers’ boys team moves to 6-0

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s boys golf team moved to 6-0 with a 168-210 win over United on Tuesday at Valley. For Columbiana, Tyler Anderson had a 33, Sean Whitehead 45, Matt Mazei 45 and Trevor Dearing 45. For United, Mikey Bardo had a 47, Parker Berdine 48, Bryce McKenzie 52 and Noah ...

Steelers grieve for receivers coach

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Gray, rainy skies and a subdued, sparse fan turnout made for a fitting setting Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice for the first time since the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. Drake, a longtime NFL and college assistant, was found ...

Area football scrimmages

BEAVER LOCAL Friday, Aug. 16, at Carrollton, 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at South Range, 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Saturday, Aug. 17, host Indian Creek, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, host Western Reserve, 7 p.m. CRESTVIEW Friday, Aug. 16, at Lisbon, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, host East ...

AROUND THE HORN

‘Meet the Bears’ WASHINGTONVILLE — Leetonia’s ‘Meet the Bears’ event will be held starting at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Washingtonville VFW Post. Fall sports teams, band and cheerleaders will be introduced. Student and family passes will be on sale. Quakers crack ...

McCloskey makes his mark

CALCUTTA — Ethan McCloskey tied a school record with four birdies and a three-under-par 32 as Crestview beat LaBrae 164-203 on Monday at Beaver Creek Meadows. Also for the Rebels, A.J. Robb had a 42, Emily Hill 42 and Matt Wollett 48. Lucas Lancaster had a 47 for the Vikings. ...

Steelers satisfied with performance

For years, program sellers have bellowed, “You can’t tell the players without a program.” That old adage was certainly true Friday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Heinz field. The Steelers won 30-28, but the score was truly unimportant. What was ...

Mack attack has Browns beaming

BEREA (AP) — Rookie linebacker Mack Wilson is trending in a positive direction at Browns training camp and on social media. The fifth-round pick from Alabama was the only NFL player with two interceptions in the opening week of the preseason — returning one for a touchdown — and is ...

4GOLF — AREA RESULTS

Pinky’s Tavern, Coil Line Service Eagle Pass Golf League STANDINGS: Bob Reeder-Galen Brandt 174 1/2; Chad Wood-Rod Davison 161 1/2; Lenny Vondfeldt-Steve Stewart 158; Steve Chaplow-Andy Chaplow 146 1/2; Bryon Mountz-Rick Beadles 144; Jay Gamble-Lucian Clewell 143; Chuck Slugg-Brian Bostick ...

Dukes knock off Quakers

Marlington knocked off Salem, 174-210, in girls golf action Thursday. Erica Headley and Bella Warner both shot 41s for the Dukes. Kaitlyn Engelhart had a 45 and Jayden Mitchell 47. For the Quakers, Kelly Hutton had a 46, Alexis Miller 54, Sloan Rudibaugh 55 and Paige Bailey 55. Columbiana ...

Mayfield picks up where he left off

CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield was almost perfect. Odell Beckham Jr. didn’t lend him a hand. Mayfield threw a touchdown pass to end his only series, Beckham never put on his new orange helmet, and the Cleveland Browns gave a brief preview of their offensive firepower during a 30-10 win over ...

Salem grad establishes YSU football scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the Chuck Joseph Football Scholarship to enhance the YSU Athletics Scholarship Endowment Fund on Wednesday. This scholarship was recently established by former YSU football student-athlete Chuck ...

Leetonia girls register first team golf win

COITSVILLE — Leetonia’s girls golf team won its first match in school history with a 244-245 win over Lowellville on Wednesday at Bedford Trails. For Leetonia, Haleigh Brock had a 59, Billie Sue Gibson 60, Katie Soupal 62 and Lani Ogle 63. Malvern 187, United 218 MINERVA — Malvern ...

AAC is a shell of its former self

There are plenty of unknowns about the All-American Conference. One certainty is the AAC Blue Tier teams of Newton Falls, Champion, Liberty, Campbell, Crestview, LaBrae and Brookfield leave at the end of this school year for the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference as a separate tier from the ...

Steelers kick-off preseason Friday

The Pittsburgh Steelers will provide a limited view of their 2019 team when they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a preseason game Friday night at Heinz Field. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. To be honest, this is a glorified scrimmage played under game conditions. Neither team will ...

Aviators outduel Quakers

ALLIANCE — Alliance’s boys golf team topped Salem 175-231 on Tuesday at Sleepy Hollow. For Salem, Lane Rhodes had a 50, Dylan Ulrich 54, Carter Reid 63 and Nick Colbert 64. Blake Hood was medalist for Alliance with a 35. Columbiana 159, Lisbon 198, Leetonia 224 COLUMBIANA ...

Clipper CC Series Results

Week 1 Results 3K Course July 30 FEMALE PRE-MIDDLE 1. Rebecca Geiss (East Palestine) 13:01.49 2. Katie Miller (East Liverpool) 15:51.14 3. Natalie Campbell (Diamond) 16:05.03 4. Lindsey Brown (Youngstown) 17:55.84 5. Lil Meta (Columbiana) 21:17.49 6. Penelope McBride (Windham) ...

Salem Star Trax 5K Night Run Results

Aug. 3 OVERALL CLASS PLACE PLACE RUNNER TIME PACE Open Men 1 1 Hunter Christopher, 17, Salem, Ohio 15:40.0 5:03 2 2 Erik Reed, 30, East Liverpool, Ohio 16:08.0 5:12 3 3 Michael Dahmen, 24, N. Bloomfield, ...