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Dukes outlast South Range

GREENFORD — Blane Himmelheber and C.J. Greiner each ran for two touchdowns as Marlington pulled way from South Range for a 35-21 win Friday night. Marlington improves to 3-1, while South Range evens its mark at 2-2. The Dukes, the preseason favorites in the Eastern Buckeye Conference, ...

Lisbon derailed by Wellsville

WELLSVILLE—Wellsville is on a winning streak. The Tigers limited Lisbon to 132 yards of total offense in a 16-14 win over the Devils in an Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference opener on Friday night. Derrick Suggs anchored the attack for the Tigers, who were coming off a 1-point win over ...

Warriors down Aviators

BELOIT — West Branch’s volleyball team improved to 8-4 with a 25-7, 25-5, 25-12 victory over Alliance on Thursday. For West Branch (8-4, 3-3 in Eastern Buckeye Conference), Jenna Rockwell had 11 points, three aces. while Riley Tuel had 10 points and 10 kills. Elise Wallace provided 20 ...

Kohler powers Raiders

GREENFORD — Bree Kohler scored four goals in leading South Range’s girls soccer team to an 8-3 win over Leetonia on Thursday. Rachel Maynard and Marlaina Slabach each had a goal and assist. Marie DePascale and Kiley McConnell also had goals while Addie Flowers added two assists and Gianna ...

PREP GOLF

Marlington 168, Salem 201 SALEM—The Salem boys golf team fell to Marlington 168-201 Thursday at Salem Hills. The Quakers are now 3-8 overall and 2-7 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference. For Salem, Kaleb Day and Lane Rhodes each shot 48, while Logan Zimmerman added a 50 and Mike Kidd shot ...

WEEK FOUR FORECAST

Carrollton at Salem, 7 p.m. Salem (3-0) finds itself at the start of the new Eastern Buckeye Conference slate with a state ranking and belief that it can make a run for the league title. Carrollton (2-1) ripped off wins over Coventry and Cambridge the past two weeks, but also took it on the ...

Clippers rule EOAC for second straight year

SALEM—Last season’s Div. III state title winner Jared Wilson has moved on to Wake Forest, but the Columbiana boys golf team continued its stranglehold on the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference for the second year in a row. The Clippers claimed their second straight league title. while ...

Salem ready for run at Eastern Buckeye Conference

SALEM —They have yet to play up to their full potential, but the Salem Quakers are right where they want to be as conference play gets set to heat up. For the second straight year, the Quakers are off to a 3-0 start as they prepare to open their conference schedule against Carrollton at 7 ...

Eagle barrage subdues Clips

HANOVERTON — United’s Samantha Wolfe scored a hat trick while Loren Swords, Morgan Briceland and Kendyl Daggy each added two goals as United dumped Columbiana 9-0 on Wednesday in girls soccer action. Earning assists were Swords with three, Briceland with two. Madison Montgomery, Brooke ...

West Branch picks up another win

SALEM — West Branch upped its mark to 9-2 by downing Canton South, 171-178, Wednesday at Flying B. For the Warriors, Nick Pidgeon had a 40, Aiden Wiesemann 41, Brett Blickensderfer 44 and Grant Hurless 46. B. Brooks topped Canton South (4-6) with a 38. Salem 197, Minerva 201 SALEM — ...

Quakers stay perfect

SALEM—The Salem volleyball team continued its unbeaten season with a 25-16, 25-9, 25-8 sweeep over Minerva Tuesday. The Quakers, who are ranked fifth in the Division III coaches poll, are now 9-0 overall. For the Quakers, Kennedy Grimes led the defense with 18 digs and 4 aces, while on ...

Rebels stay unbeaten in AAC

COLUMBIANA—The Crestview volleyball team remained perfect with a 25-5, 25-7, 25-7 sweep over Campbell Tuesday. The Rebels—who are ranked 12th in the Div. III coaches poll—improve to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the All-American Conference Blue Tier. Emily Emch did a little bit of everything ...

Millison comes out on top

AUSTINTOWN — South Range’s Nick Millison ruled the boys Suburban League race on Tuesday at Austintown Township Park. Millison completed the race in 18:08 to win. South Range’s Luke Baun finished in the third position (18:25). The Raiders finished third as a team behind Maplewood and ...

Frase takes top honors

COLUMBIANA — East Palestine’s boys and girls teams came away victorious on Tuesday during a Suburban League cross country meet at Columbiana’s Ward Athletic Complex. United’s Daniel Frase captured top boys individual honors by clearing the course in 18:27. East Palestine’s Cole ...

PREP SOCCER

West Branch 8, Carrollton 3 CARROLLTON — West Branch’s boys soccer team defeated Carrollton 8-3 on Tuesday. Griffin Lough had four goals for the Warriors (4-3-1) while Ian Yarwood added two goals. Avery Francis and Luke Johnson also scored. South Range 1, Lakeview 0 GREENFORD—The ...

Quakers down Wildcats

SALEM—The Salem girls golf team evened its record at 6-6 with a 226-257 win over Canton South Tuesday. For the Quakers, Kelly Hutton led the way with a 55, while Sloan Rudibaugh shot 56, Makayla Stoffer 57 and Camryn Riley 58. Lisbon 191, Leetonia 227 LISBON—Lisbon downed Leetonia ...

Quaker girls boot Tigers

SALEM — Salem’s girls soccer team is making it difficult for its opponents. The Quakers ran their record to 8-0 with a 7-1 victory over Springfield Local on Monday at Reilly Stadium. Salem has scored 44 goals this season while giving up only three. Lydia McKee and Paige Bailey had a ...

Branch to induct five

BELOIT — The West Branch Hall of Fame will induct five individuals into its Class of 2018 this weekend. They will be introduced at 6:35 p.m. Friday at Heacock Stadium before the football game against Alliance. A reception, sponsored by the West Branch Alumni Association, will follow the ...

Leetonia pops up in state poll

COLUMBUS — People are noticing the sudden emergence of the Southern Local and Leetonia football teams. Both received their first state ranking in years in the first 2018 Associated Press high school football poll released Monday. Southern and Leetonia are both off to 3-0 starts with the ...

4VOLLEYBALL

United 3, Lowellville 0 HANOVERTON — United secured a 25-22, 25-8, 25-19 win over Lowellville on Monday. United’s Rachel Bowen had four aces, 12 kills and 10 points. Savannah Burton had nine aces, four kills, two blocks and 10 points. Haley Dees had 13 assists. Lauren DelVichio had 10 ...