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Eagles take down China

TOKYO — The USA Women’s Rugby Sevens Eagles are off and running in the Olympics. The team opened pool play with a 28-14 win over China on Thursday morning at Tokyo Stadium. China pulled ahead early but the Eagles tied it at 7 before the break. The USA countered with 21 unanswered ...

AROUND THE HORN

Columbiana HOF inductions COLUMBIANA —The Columbiana High School Athletic Hall of Fame will hold its 25th induction on Sept. 18 at a dinner in the Columbiana High School Commons. Those to be inducted will be Ron Detwiler (Class of 1966, Meritorious Service), Caleb Goist (Class of 2000, ...

Dressel, Finke impress

TOKYO (AP) — In an Olympics where many of the favorites have faltered, Caeleb Dressel lived up to the hype. Dressel claimed the first individual Olympic gold medal of his career with two furious laps of the pool Thursday morning, winning the 100-meter freestyle over defending champion Kyle ...

Cards edge Tribe

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Wainwright won in his first appearance at Progressive Field, Paul DeJong hit a go-ahead homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Tuesday night. DeJong’s two-out, two-run drive in the seventh inning put St. Louis in front 3-2. Harrison Bader ...

Rough day for stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka at Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles came into the Olympics as perhaps the biggest star of the Games. Naomi Osaka was such a big headline act that she was given the honor to light the Olympic flame in her native country. In a matter of just hours on Tuesday, Osaka was knocked out early from the ...

Around The Horn

Salem volleyball tryouts SALEM — Salem junior High volleyball tryouts will be held from 9-11 p.m. on Aug. 2-3 at Salem High School. For more information, call the Salem athletic department at (330) s332-8911. Golf scramble Aug. 7 COLUMBIANA — The Art Rohrer Memorial Golf Scramble ...