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Raiders have more goals in front of them

GREENFORD – Brookfield’s scrappy play made things interesting but in the end South Range’s experience on the big stage handed the Raiders their second consecutive Div. III district girls basketball championship with a 41-30 victory on Saturday. The end result was something the Raiders ...

Quakers gain two titles

BELOIT — It took a while but the grueling Div. II sectional at West Branch managed to complete a long day on Saturday. The tournament featured a split-session format and didn’t wrap up until after 9 p.m. due to those rules. West Branch produced three champions in Alex Courtney (120), ...

AROUND THE HORN

Western Reserve crowned BERLIN CENTER — Dani Vuletich had 24 points and nine rebounds as Western Reserve down the East Canton Wizards 50-26 on Saturday in a Div. IV district final. Olivia Pater added 12 points for the Blue Devils. Western Reserve will meet rival and overall top seed ...

Pirates snatch district away from Quakers

PERRY— Salem’s girls basketball team could see a district championship in their immediate future with 4.4 seconds left in Saturday’s Div. II district final against top-seed Perry. However, in a flash, defeat was snatched from the jaws of victory. A miracle, banked-in 35-footer from ...

End of the line for Quakers

SALEM — Salem fell behind by 17 points in the first half, made a great comeback to pull within eight in the fourth quarter but Louisville countered the rally to post a 75-61 win over the Quakers in a Div. II sectional boys’ basketball title game in John A. Cabas Gymnasium Friday ...

South Range has a date with Py Valley in district semifinal

GARRETTSVILLE — With a comfortable 31-18 lead at halftime, it appeared South Range was going to cruise to an easy sectional bracket final win over Garfield. That lead didn’t last however, as the G-Men continued to eat away at South Range’s advantage, but the Raiders responded just in time ...