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NFL 2021-22 OPPONENTS

(Dates to be determined) AFC EAST Buffalo Home: Miami, New England, N.Y. Jets, Atlanta, Carolina, Houston, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Washington. Away: Miami, New England, N.Y. Jets, Jacksonville, Kansas City, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Tennessee. Miami Home: Buffalo, New England, N.Y. ...

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Lew Speece meet canceled BERLIN CENTER — The Lew Speece Invitational scheduled for today at Western Reserve High School has been canceled due to frigid temperatures in the forecast. “We looked at the National Weather Service temps and wind chill projections and determined we did not ...

INDOOR ARCHERY RESULTS

at Westville Lake C.C. Wednesday Nite Bowhunters League Champion: Austin Mehl. Second: Scott Weikart. Third: Troy Todd. High Score for Year: Austin Mehl 225. Thursday Nite Bowhunters League Champion: Seth Suggett. Second: Garrett Dean. Third: Troy Todd. High Score for Year: ...

JUNIOR HIGH

At East Palestine Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Southern (54 1/2), Lisbon (51 1/2), East Palestine and Leetonia (46). WINNERS 110 HURDLES: Elliott Hammon (Le) 25.6; 100 DASH: Richie Sloan (S) 12.6; 1600 RUN: Brayden Gilbert (Le) 6:40.5; 400 RELAY: Southern 52.7; 400 DASH: Lane ...

AROUND THE HORN

Jack Arvin game called off NILES — The Mahoning Valley Coaches Association has canceled the Jack Arvin All-Star Football Classic for the second straight season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The game held annually in June pits high school seniors from Trumbull County against ...

Wilms’ debut one to remember

MINERVA — Salem sophomore Gavin Wilms pitched five scoreless innings in his varsity debut as the Quakers rolled over Minerva, 11-0, at Carl Michael Field on Wednesday. Wilms struck out 10 and scattered three hits to earn the victory. He aided his own cause with two hits and two RBIs. The ...

McGee was a four-time winner on the PGA Tour

EAST PALESTINE — Former professional golfer Jerry McGee knew he was on the back nine. McGee, a four-time PGA Tour winner, hadn’t played a round of golf in 10 years. His love for the game never wavered. “I miss playing it like heck,” he said last April. “I watch as much as I can on ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

Potter Relays postponed EAST LIVERPOOL — The seventh annual Bill Thornberry Potter Relays scheduled for today have been postponed due to the winter weather forecast. East Liverpool school officials are trying to reschedule the track meet for next Thursday. Dover 4, East Liverpool ...

Bransford lives up to billing as Ohio Ms. Basketball

READING, Ohio — According to her high school coach, KK Bransford has the knack of doing what it takes to win. It might mean knocking down a shot, dishing an assist, grabbing a key rebound, diving for a loose ball or guarding the other team’s best player. KK Bransford did all of those ...

McGee was a four-time winner on the PGA Tour

EAST PALESTINE — Former professional golfer Jerry McGee knew he was on the back nine. McGee, a four-time PGA Tour winner, hadn’t played a round of golf in 10 years. His love for the game never wavered. “I miss playing it like heck,” he said last April. “I watch as much as I can on ...

Indians bullpen all in

CLEVELAND — The Indians’ opener is Thursday in Detroit. Their closer isn’t nearly as definitive. Cleveland enters the season with uncertainty at several positions, questions about whether their offense can produce enough to back a strong starting staff and manager Terry Francona ...

No kidding: Bucs pick Kuhl

PITTSBURGH — Chad Kuhl’s long road back from Tommy John surgery is over. More than two years removed from wondering where his career was heading after doctors reconfigured his mangled right elbow, Kuhl will be Pittsburgh’s opening day starter in Chicago this afternoon when the Pirates ...

Kuhl’s start is no joke for Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Chad Kuhl’s long road back from Tommy John surgery is over. More than two years removed from wondering where his career was heading after doctors reconfigured his mangled right elbow, Kuhl will be Pittsburgh’s opening day starter in Chicago on Thursday when the Pirates face ...

Potter Relays postponed

Potter Relays postponed EAST LIVERPOOL — The seventh annual Bill Thornberry Potter Relays scheduled for today have been postponed due to the winter weather forecast. East Liverpool school officials are trying to reschedule the track meet for next Thursday. United netters get ...

Quaker EBC home opener goes the way of the Lions

SALEM — Salem’s 2021 home debut went to Minerva as the Lions broke open the game late to come away with an 8-2 victory on Tuesday. Lauryn Barton made a diving catch for the Quakers, 2-1. Rylie Troy and Dorothy Moore had two hits and an RBI apiece. Chase Toy, Madalynn Workman and Bella ...

Warriors go the distance

BELOIT — A Tanner Egli hit in the bottom of the 12th scored Brock Hillyer as West Branch downed Alliance 1-0 on Tuesday. West Branch is 2-0. David Cunningham has 15 strikeouts for the winners, while Dru DeShields added seven in four innings of relief. Gavin Bruni had 14 strikeouts for ...

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Cope Invitational won’t go ahead SALEM — The 28th annual F.E. Cope Invitational scheduled for Thursday at Sebo Stadium has been canceled due to the winter weather forecast. Host Salem, West Branch, Crestview, Austintown Fitch, Akron Conventry, Boardman, Canfield, Carrollton, Girard, ...

TRACK AND FIELD

At East Palestine Tuesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Southern (62), East Palestine (52), Lisbon (37), Leetonia (34). 3200 RELAY: East Palestine 13:13.2. 110 HURDLES: Not contested. 100 DASH: Brad Sloan (S) 11.7, Ferry (Le). 800 RELAY: Leetonia 1:45.2, Lisbon. 1600 RUN: Marcus ...

ALL-OHIO DIV. I & II GIRLS BASKETBALL

2021 Division I Girls Basketball All-Ohio Team COLUMBUS – The Division I girls basketball All-Ohio team was announced Tuesday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. The Division III and IV All-Ohio teams were announced Monday. The Ohio Ms. Basketball Award will be announced ...

Salem senior named special mention

COLUMBUS — Salem senior Kyla Jamison has been a mainstay in the Quakers’ lineup during her high school career. Jamison received special mention on the Division II Ohio high school girls basketball team released by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association on Tuesday. West Branch senior ...