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Eagles pass by Devils

LISBON—In United’s first game of the season, quarterback Brutus Ogilvie used his arm to move the ball and secure an opening night victory. In its second game of the season Friday night against Lisbon, United did more of the same. The Eagles took down the Blue Devils 47-13 behind 408 ...

New turf equals a big win for Crestview in MVAC

COLUMBIANA — The Crestview Rebels christened a brand-new artificial turf field Friday night with an important MVAC Gray Division victory. Powered by senior running back Ethan Powell, the Rebels beat the Campbell Red Devils 59-0 to even their record on the season at 1-1. The Red Devils fall to ...

GOLF RESULTS

Thursday Morning Senior League at Eagle Pass Standings: Bob Burns 119, Rob Wolfarth 118 1/2, Tom Boyd 113 1/2, Larry Metzgar 106 1/2, Joe Good 106, Allen Jeffries 101 1/2, Wayne Sparks 99 1/2, Jerry Wright 96 1/2, Richard Knapp 93, Ray Baker 86 1/2. Brittain League at East Palestine ...

Salem goes South

CANTON — Salem fell behind by 13 in the first half and never recovered in a 40-20 loss to Eastern Buckeye Conference member Canton South on Friday. Trent Chavers put the Wildcats on the board with a 4-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Shamar Blackmon caught a 17-yard touchdown pass ...

Salem golfers take their turns

s MINERVA — Minerva defeated Salem, 181-209, in boys golf action at Great Trail Thursday. Leading the way for the Lions were Andrew Gillis with a 42, Lucas Kimble 44, Arron Honeycutt 47 and Case Walker 48. For Salem, Lane Rhodes shot a 43, Cyle Burt 55, Cole Ford 55 and Anthony Colian ...

OHSAA cuts cost schools

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association is cutting expenses while passing along costs to its member schools as it deals with declining revenues during the coronavirus pandemic. The OHSAA announced Thursday the dual team regional and state tournament will be suspended this ...

PREP ROUNDUP

United 5, Columbiana 0 COLUMBIANA — Samantha Wolfe and Addyson Blazer each had two goals and Morgan Briceland one goal and one assist as the United girls soccer team blanked Columbiana, 5-0, Thursday. Abigail Hruby added an assists, while Madelynne Breicke recored two saves for the ...

Columbiana moves to 7-0

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana took down Lisbon, 25-7, 25-15, 25-19, Thursday. The Clippers move to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in league. Grace Witmer had four kills, six aces, six digs and 14 assists. Maci Linehart had 14 digs. Tori Long added eight kills and nine digs. Cessna Stoy finished with five ...

JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL

West Branch at Boardman 7th Grade: Boardman won 25-19, 25-11 Thursday. West Branch, Kierra Berger 5 points and 4 aces, Sara Schmidt 4 points and 1 ace. 8th Grade: West Branch won 25-18, 25-18. West Branch, Addie Craven 10 points and 4 aces, Carter Shepherd 7 kills, Ragan Greeneisen 7 kills, ...

Heartland evens mark against Warren JFK

COLUMBIANA — Heartland Christian handled Warren JFK, 25-12, 25-17, 25-14, Wednesday. Makayla Osborn totaled 23 kills an 17 digs for the Lions. Lydia Wilson collected 10 points, three aces and 35 assists and Jessica Brunk six points, two aces, six kills, 15 digs and two blocks. The Lions ...

JUNIOR HIGH

Salem at Crestview 7th Grade: Crestview won 25-13, 26-24 Wednesday. Crestview, Lainey Auer 13 points, Valerie Boyd 8. Salem server, Bekah Marshall. 8th Grade: Crestview won 25-16, 25-20. Crestview, Abbey Emch 11 points, Emily Smotherman 5, Alli Howell 5. Salem server, Brooklyn ...

Rebels rock Salem

SALEM — The unbeaten Crestview boys soccer team scored four goals in the first half and defeated Salem, 7-1, at Sebo Stadium on Tuesday night. Nick Novak totaled three goals and two assists to power the Rebels. Travis Diem, Carter Blakeman, Colt Crane and Zach Wellman also had goals. Matt ...

Quakers conquer Minerva

SALEM— Salem’s volleyball team defeated Minerva 25-12, 25-15, 25-15 on Tuesday in Eastern Buckeye Conference action. Kaley Davis led the Quakers with seven kills and three aces. Zoie Reid added five kills. Morgan McGaffick had 10 assists, four aces and seven digs. Rylie Troy added 15 ...

AROUND THE HORN

Columbiana County Meet COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana County Cross Country Meet will be held Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Ward Athletic Complex behind Columbiana High School. It will be the second straight year Columbiana has hosted the meet. East Palestine was originally scheduled to, but is ...

4GOLF

Canton South 182, Salem 194 SALEM — Salem’s boys golf team fell to Canton South 182-194 on Tuesday at Salem Hills. For Salem, Lane Rhodes had a 39, Nick Colbert 49, Cole Ford 51 and Sam Bricker 55. Salem is 1-7 and 0-7 in the league. Salem 202, Alliance 241 SALEM — Salem’s ...

New cross country series starts in Boardman

BOARDMAN — East Liverpool’s Brennan Smith, East Palestine’s Dominic Fertsch and Heartland Christian’s Marissa Geiss topped area runners at the new Mahoning County Cross Country Series on Tuesday. Smith finished second and Fertsch sixth out of 46 boys runners on the 3.1-mile course at ...

United soccer teams are on a roll

LORDSTOWN — Sam Wolfe scored two goals, while Abigail Hruby, Kaitlyn Schreffler and Addyson Blazer each had one in United’s 5-0 win over Lordstown in girls soccer action Monday.. Blazer, Morgan Briceland and Rachael Rhodes added assists. Madelynne Brieck had four saves for the ...

AROUND THE HORN

A different cross country start BOARDMAN — East Palestine is among the teams that will be competing today in the new Mahoning County Cross Country Series at Boardman High School. The race schedule includes the first boys high school race at 4 p.m., first girls high school race at 4:30 ...

Warriors finish the job

BELOIT — The weather cleared and it was bombs away in Beloit Saturday afternoon as Salem and West Branch resumed their football game that was postponed by lightning at halftime Friday night. When the last aerial attack fell, it was West Branch which claimed a 44-20 Eastern Buckeye ...

Leetonia rides Ferry to upset victory

LEETONIA — The Southern Indians entered the 2020 season with a large bullseye on their backs after winning an undisputed Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference championship in 2019. Playing the Leetonia Bears, a team with arguably the best running back in the league, meant they had a huge test to ...