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Gallery: Ohio State vs. Rutgers

Shown are some of the key performers for Ohio State during a 52-3 rout of Rutgers Saturday in Columbus. The 2-0 Buckeyes will meet TCU this Saturday. Shown here, sophomore running back J.K. Dobbins scores on a 2-yard touchdown run. (Salem News photos by J.D. Creer)

Quakers have that winning feeling

SALEM — Salem’s volleyball team made quick work of United 25-8, 25-5, 25-19 on Saturday. The Quakers are now 8-0 and host Minerva on Tuesday. For the Quakers, Echo Mayer-Kutz had 10 kills, 10 aces, 13 digs and three blocks while Elly Exline added six kills, six aces and 15 digs. ...

Southern clears non-league slate unbeaten

STEUBENVILLE — Prior to Saturday’s home opener with Southern Local, Catholic Central coach Steve Daley said the Indians were a very, very-good football team. Turns out the Crusader grid boss was spot on. Southern, now 3-0, scored the game’s initial 20 points, pitched a first-half ...

Steelers glad to have Browns at home now rather than later

The Pittsburgh Steelers 2018 schedule certainly has a familiar look to it. Once again, the Black and Gold open in Cleveland. The Browns should be greatly improved over their 0-16 ledger in 2017. There are 31 new players on the Browns’ 53-man roster, so the losing attitude of the past may be ...

Salem girls soccer also has not lost

MAGNOLIA — Salem’s girls soccer team surged to 7-0 by topping Sandy Valley 10-0 on Saturday. Salem goal scorers included Zoee Moore with a hat trick, Lydia McKee and Alyssa Bricker with two goals each and Paige Bailey, Abby Perry and Leila Bailey with single goal tallies. Haley Gaither ...

Double the fun for Salem

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Salem junior Hunter Christopher and senior Trey Double were the top two finishers at the Pat Ritchie Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. Christopher won the Division II-III boys race, covering the 3.1-mile course at Walsh Jesuit High School in 16 minutes, 47 seconds. ...

Quakers survive Columbiana County clash

SALEM — One of the oldest football rivalries in Ohio and the longest running in Columbiana County took center stage at Reilly Stadium Friday night when East Liverpool traveled to Salem. The two schools have been playing one another for over 100 years. The Quakers, who have had the best of ...

Dan’s still the man at Range

GREENFORD — With South Range holding a night of celebrating and festivities, the Raiders topped off the night by rolling over Crestview 48-21. The Raiders improve to 2-1 on the season while the Rebels drop to 1-2. With the victory, Raider head coach Dan Yeagley reached the 200 win ...

Valley Christian stops Devils

LISBON—Lisbon struggled to contain the speed of Valley Christian Friday in its 34-7 loss on Friday. Lisbon is now 2-1 on the season. While the Blue Devil defense was trying to find a way to clamp down on the Eagles fast rushers, their offense was trying to find ways to make up for the ...

Tigers send Clippers to 0-3

COLUMBIANA — Springfield Local’s defense allowed only one long Columbiana pass play and rolled over the Clippers, 41-7, Friday. The Tigers, now 3-0 on the season, have given up 26 points this season. Springfield ran for 295 yards and had 457 total yards. Luke Snyder ran for 143 yards ...

Leetonia stays perfect

LEETONIA — Leetonia’s celebration after its first 3-0 start since 2008 was tempered Friday night. Roman Ferry ran for 140 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries in 2 1/2 quarters before leaving with a knee injury as Leetonia held on to beat Southington, 14-13. The Bears won at home for ...

Bulldogs bite Red Devils

EAST PALESTINE —East Palestine built a 48-14 lead over Campbell Memorial and was forced to wait before celebrating its first win of the season Friday. Dominc Posey scored four touchdowns and has 231 all-purpose yards and quarterback Parker Sherry ran for two touchdowns and passed for 193 ...

Ravenna stops Salem

SALEM — Ravenna posted a 3-1 win over Salem on Thursday in boys soccer action at Reilly Stadium. Salem is 2-3 and hosts Marlington on Tuesday. Ravenna is 3-2-1. Columbiana 0, Springfield 0 COLUMBIANA — Columbiana and Springfield’s girls soccer teams played to a 0-0 draw on ...

Six chosen for Lisbon Athletic Hall of Fame

LISBON — The Lisbon David Anderson High School Athletic Hall of Fame, in its 27th year, will induct six individuals into its Class of 2018 on Sept. 22: Katrina Brickner (2002, cross country/track) Brickner joined Amanda Mueller as the only Lisbon girls ever to score at the state track ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

East Liverpool at Salem, 7 p.m. Salem (2-0) enjoys a four-game winning streak in this series which stretches back generations. East Liverpool (1-1) will have to remain focused as meetings with close rivals Beaver Local and Oak Glen loom in the weeks following this game. Springfield at ...

Rebels surge to 6-0

ASHTABULA — Emily Emch had 13 kills and five points in Crestview’s 25-14, 25-12, 25-19 win over Edgewood on Thursday in All-American Conference play. Crestview is 6-0. Molly Emch had five kills and three blocks. Amelia Montgomery had eight aces, six digs and 13 points. Haley Eskra ...

Clippers stay perfect on the season

COLUMBIANA —Columbiana’s boys golf team ran its record to 12-0 with a 159-192 win over Lisbon on Thursday at Valley. For the Clippers, Seth Ross had a 36, Tyler Andersen 36, Nate Whitehead 42 and Sean Whitehead 45. For the Devils, Austin Craig 43, Josh Entrikin 46, Jeremy Bricker 50 ...

Mount coach built foundation

ALLIANCE — Ken Wable — who led the Mount Union football team to its first undefeated regular season, first Ohio Athletic Conference championship and first NCAA playoff appearance in his final season as head coach in 1985 — died Wednesday at the age of 91. He is one of only three head ...

Eagles soar over Indians

SALEM — Brant Hahlen’s 43 guided the United golf team to a 188-216 win over Southern Local at Buck Run on Wednesday. Also for the Eagles, Shane Black shot a 46, Parker Berdine 48 and Mikey Bardo 51. For Southern, Tanner Patterson had a 47, Nick May 49, Mason Tribelo 56 and Devin Lopez ...

Quakers overpower Wildcats to stay unbeaten

SALEM — The Salem girls soccer team got three goals from Abby Perry and two goals and one assist from Lydia McKee in a six-goal first half to beat Canton South, 6-1, Wednesday. Paige Bailey chipped in with one goal and two assists. Bailee Thorn and Sam Moore each had save in goal. Salem ...