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Junior high athletes compete at state

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LANCASTER —United’s Kaleb Nastari and East Palestine’s Mia Lee both scored at the third Ohio Athletic Association 7th and 8th Grade State Track and Field Championships on Saturday. Nastari finished seventh in the boys 1600-meter run in 4 minutes, 40.17 seconds. The top nine runners ...

AROUND THE HORN

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5K in Damascus DAMASCUS — The fourth annual DFC Celebrate Recovery 5K will be held at 9 a.m. May 25 at Damascus Friends Church. Events include 5K run, 5K walk and Duathlon with medals and prizes for age division winners. There is a a $50 cash prize for overall male and female winner in 5K ...

4GOLF RESULTS

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Brittain League at East Palestine CC WINNERS (4-man, 2-ball): Lee Wyant, Brian Cartwright, Rick Huston, Roger Linsly. HOLE WINNERS: No. 1, Tom Brittain; No. 4, Frank Quetot; No. 5, Bill Dilworth; No. 7, Mearl Weatherholt; Skins, Darren Gamble (2), Mearl Weatherholt (7-8), Lee Wyant (9); ...

Another conference crown for Salem boys

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From Staff Reports SALEM —The first Eastern Buckeye Conference Track and Field Meet belonged to the Salem boys as the Quakers romped to a team victory on Friday at Reilly Stadium. Salem, who has won five league titles in eight years, scored 156 points to outdistance second-place West ...

Raiders win tuneup

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From Staff Reports STRUTHERS—The South Range baseball team won a postseason tuneup against Youngstown Ursuline 3-1 on Friday at Cene Park. Nolan Shannon pitched a complete game for the Raiders, who improve to 20-4 overall. The Irish fall to 11-14. Josh Stear had two hits for South ...

Warriors eliminate Quakers

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BELOIT—The West Branch softball team knocked off rival Salem for the third time this season with a 3-1 victory in a Div. II sectional final Thursday. The third-seeded Warriors improve to 24-3 overall and move on to play second-seeded Youngstown Ursuline in a district semifinal at 5 p.m. ...

Salem wins fourth straight

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NILES — Freshman starter Brock Young gave up three earned runs over six innings for his first varsity win in leading Salem past Western Reserve, 9-7, at Eastwood Field on Thursday. The Quakers (13-11) extended their win streak to four and ended Western Reserve’s at six. The Blue Devils ...

PREP TRACK

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Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference Meet At Western Reserve Thursday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. McDonald (176), 2. Springfield (132 1/2), 3. Mineral Ridge (97 1/2), 4. Western Reserve (77), 5. Jackson-Milton (66), 6. Lowellville (43), 7. Sebring (17), 8. Waterloo ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference Middle School Meet At Columbiana Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. United (113), 2. Southern (104), 3. Columbiana (75), 4. Lisbon (54), 5. East Palestine (51), 6. Leetonia (25), 7. Toronto (4). WINNERS 110 HURDLES: Zachery Harden (Southern) ...

Blue Devils searching for more

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LISBON—For much of her freshman season, Lisbon freshman first baseman McKenna Dailey has been slotted in the seventh spot in the Blue Devils’ lineup. As the regular season wound down, however, Lisbon coach Dave Crismon realized that Dailey’s power and run production were too valuable to ...

Bulldogs win first tourney game since ‘13

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UNITY — East Palestine opened its first Div. IV sectional softball tournament in school history on the winning side as it downed Lowellville 12-2 in six innings on Wednesday at Next Level. “It was our first tournament win since 2013 so I’m real happy for the kids,” East Palestine ...

Byers sisters team up for Pioneers

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CANTON — Malone University sophomore catcher Bailey Byers and her sister, freshman pitcher Kelsey Byers, have each been named to the All-Midwest Region Second Team by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA). The D2CCA awards are voted on by sports information ...

Warriors play at sectionals

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West Branch’s tennis teams played Div. II sectional matches at Struthers and Boardman on Tuesday. In singles play at Boardman, Elizabeth Ostadali won her opener 6-0, 6-0 over Struthers’ Jonathan Horton. She then lost to Poland’s Ashlin Rabindra 6-1, 6-0. Ursuline’s Greg Morgione ...

4JUNIOR HIGH

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Northeast 8 Middle School Meet at South Range Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Hubbard (126), 2. Poland (116 1/2), 3. Jefferson Area (107), 4. Lakeview (68 1/2), 5. Girard (54), 6. South Range and Struthers (22), 8. Niles (18). WINNERS 110 HURDLES: Elliot Kim (Hubbard) 17.07; ...

4PREP TRACK

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At Lowellville Rocket Invitational Tuesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. McDonald (134), 2. Springfield (126 1/2), 3. Columbiana (94), 4. Lowellville (68), 5. Leetonia (24), 6. Heartland Christian (18), 7. Mineral Ridge (17 1/2), 8. Sebring (9). WINNERS 3200 RELAY: Columbiana (Nick ...

Quakers sweep Warriors

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CARROLLTON — Salem swept the season series from Carrollton with a 5-4 win over the Warriors on Wednesday. Salem improves to 12-11 and 7-5 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference. Adam Wilson struck out 11 as he went the distance in recording his fourth EBC win of the season. Turner Johnson ...

Quakers secure rematch with Warriors

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SALEM—The Salem softball team passed its initial tournament test with ease. The Quakers know a far bigger challenge looms just ahead. Behind a balanced effort at the plate and a dominant performance by senior Taylor Thorpe on the mound, sixth-seeded Salem brushed aside 11th-seeded Ravenna ...

Salem’s Rhodes does it all in Quaker win over Carrollton

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SALEM — Salem sophomore Lane Rhodes threw a complete game shutout on 79 pitches as the Quakers downed Carrollton 7-0 on Tuesday in Eastern Buckeye Conference action. At the plate Rhodes went 3 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI. On the mound, he tallied eight strikeouts and only allowed one ...

Crestview takes AAC Blue

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WARREN — Senior Dylan Huff had four meet records and two stadium records as the Crestview boys repeated in the All-American Conference Blue Tier track meet Tuesday at Champion High School. Crestview won the boys team title with 163 1/2 points, followed by Ashtabula Edgewood with ...

TENNIS

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West Branch 3, Canton South 2 CANTON — West Branch’s tennis team beat Canton Sotuh 3-2 on Monday. West Branch is 8-7 and 3-5 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference. West Branch plays in Div. II sectional tournament play today at Struthers and Boardman. FIRST SINGLES: J.D. Brain (WB) ...