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Quakers get one more chance to shine at home

SALEM — The 39th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Football Classic will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at Reilly Stadium and for two members of team Ohio it means a chance to be able to play at home one more time. Salem’s Mitch Davidson and Zach Bezon will be suiting up at Reilly Stadium one ...

Beavers gearing up for bright future

SALEM — Two Beaver Local teammates will be suiting up one last time on the high school level before taking their talents and playing at the same school on at the college level. Beaver Local’s Zach Thomas and Michael Clendenning are preparing to play for the Ohio All-Stars in the 39th ...

GOLF RESULTS

Twin Springs Monday Night League STANDINGS: Finish Line Coffee 75.5, Mitch and Jess 61, Al and Sam 49, Luke and Jay 49, Garage Door Opener 48.5, Twin Springs 47.5, Ray Lewis 47.5, OTS Restoration 46.5, Seligman GC 43.5, Wayne and Drew 42.5, OTS Cleaning 35.5, John and Helen’s 34.5 Twin ...

Baker second at USA

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — Lindsay Baker, a 2017 graduate of East Liverpool High School, placed second in the shot put at the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships on Sunday. Baker had her best throw of 54-feet-4 on her fifth attempt at Indiana University to earn a spot on Team USA ...

Scrappers open 20th year

NILES — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers opened their 20th season of baseball at Eastwood Field and treated their fans to an extra-inning walk-off win Friday night. The Scrappers scored three runs in the bottom of the 10th and Gabriel Mejia delivered a sacrifice fly to score Hosea Nelson for a ...

Mahoning edges Trumbull on late kickoff return

CANFIELD — The wheels of Valley Christian’s state track champion Jamynk Jackson carried the Mahoning All-Stars to a 12-7 win over Trumbull in the 34th annual Jack Arvin All-Star Football Classic on Thursday at Canfield High School. The game featured top recently-graduated seniors from ...

Branch duo proved tough to handle

Area softball players made their mark in a big way this season and for that effort several were honored with All-Ohio distinctions by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association. Fresh off a run to the Div. II state championship game, West Branch senior pitcher Kelsey Byers ...

Nightmare truck enjoyed a dream weekend

SALEM — The sight of “Daddy’s Nightmare” brought out the kid in many people during the weekend’s festivities at the Salem Super Cruise. “It brings a lot of entertainment to different events,” Bob Grill of Pittsburgh owner of the truck said. “Kids of all ages love ...

Akron bids farewell to the Rubber Bowl

AKRON (AP) — Billy Graham saved souls there. Karl Wallenda once walked on a tightrope above the gridiron. The Rolling Stones performed there in 1972, getting fans so worked up that a couple dozen got arrested. And there was football. Lots of football. In the end, the Akron Rubber Bowl’s ...

Autocross provides fans with a show

SALEM — The wheels were turning and the rubber was burning as participants took on the autocross course on Saturday set up at Salem High School as part of the Salem Super Cruise festivities. “This is a lot of fun and we always encourage novices to come out and give it a try,” Carl ...

Classic Model TT has many uses

SALEM — A farm auction led George and Penny Less of Greenford to a 1924 Ford Model TT Huckster that they put on display Saturday at the Salem Super Cruise. “We originally went to buy a house or a piece of property but when I saw it I sent a picture of it to George and said we have to ...

Stingray gets better with age

SALEM—When you think of a car that had been sitting outside for 40 years you might not want to take on the task of restoration but Brian Bair of Linesville, Pennsylvnia saw a treasure when he got his Stingray C2. “It’s the nostalgia of how this car had survived 40 years of life,” ...

Corvettes bring unique style to Super Cruise

SALEM —The Mahoning Valley Corvette Club are in the first year of its partnership with the Salem Super Cruise and are bringing its style to the event. “We’ve put on a lot of car shows and when we do it we like to make it the best for people that enjoy cars,” MCCC member Jason Mauro ...

Big tractor draws a crowd

SALEM—When Randy and Drew Van Scoy of Lisbon were in the market for a new tractor they were looking for an older model but they ended up with something much bigger than your average machine. “A standard tractor would be around 100 horsepower,” Drew Van Scoy said. “This is probably ...

Alazaus, Summers earn All-Ohio honors

Two area baseball players were selected as All-Ohioan honorable mentions in their respective divisions. In Div. II, West Branch senior pitcher Brant Alazaus earned a nod. Alazaus pitched in 11 games for the the Warriors while starting nine. He went 6-1 with a 1.25 ERA including 54 strikeouts ...

Former YSU wideout tries to latch on with Steelers

Just like a good wide receiver doesn’t let a pass slip through his fingers, former Youngstown State University wide receiver Damoun Patterson is not about to let this opportunity slip through his fingers. Signed to a free agent contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers after last month’s ...

Palestine selects Stanton

EAST PALESTINE — East Palestine is going with a young coach to lead its boys basketball program. The East Palestine Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Bill Stanton of Poland as its new varsity basketball coach at a meeting on Monday. The 25-year-old last served as an ...

2018 area track and field leaders

Here are the top high school track and field times and distances in Columbiana County and southern Mahoning County for the 2018 season, according to meet results reported to the Salem News: BOYS LEADERS 110 HURDLES: Zach Murray (Salem) 15.34, Jaret Hahn (United) 15.64, Andre Tonkinson (Salem) ...

Crestview finishes off best track season so far

COLUMBUS — The Crestview Rebels had their best showing ever in Columbus at the 111th annual state track and field meet. Junior Dominic Perry won the state title in the Division III shot put Friday, while the Rebels’ sprint relay teams both made it on the podium Saturday. “It was ...

AROUND THE HORN

Menough fourth in Youngstown Marathon YOUNGSTOWN — Erik Reed, 29, of East Liverpool raced to victory at the Youngstown Marathon on Sunday. He won by more than two minutes as he covered the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 45 minutes, 4 seconds. Grant Menough, 15, of Salem finished fourth ...