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Warriors take down Chippewa

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MILLERSBURG — State-ranked West Branch held Chippewa to less than 22 percent shooting for a 34-29 win in the Classic in the Country on Monday night. West Branch, ranked ninth in the Division II state poll, improves to 12-2. Chippewa falls to 9-5. Peyton Alazaus led the Warriors with 13 ...

West Branch boys ranked

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COLUMBUS — West Branch is making a move in the Associated Press Ohio high school boys basketball poll. The Warriors (11-3), coming of wins over Salem and Alliance last week, are ranked 13th in Division II. West Branch is in first place in the Eastern Buckeye Conference and will host Hubbard ...

BOYS POLL

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COLUMBUS — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio High School boys basketball teams in the weekly 2019-20 Associated Press poll, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1, Cin. Moeller ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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BOYS BASKETBALL Lisbon vs. Southern 7th Grade: Southern won 35-29 on Tuesday. Southern: Richard Sloan 12, Ethan Richards 10; Lisbon: Luke Kraft 18. 8th Grade: Lisbon won 44-16. Lisbon: Austin Dailey 12, Trevor Siefke 11; Southern: Exline 11.

Bears dump Knights

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LEETONIA — While other area girls basketball teams sat Saturday out because of the snow the Leetonia Bears were busy topping Toronto 47-33. Anna Buffone had 17 points to lead Leetonia to the win. Samantha Schneider added seven rebounds. Haleight Brock had 11 points and Taran Ferry had five ...

Ogden leads Heartland past Sebring

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COLUMBIANA — Sydney Ogden scored 25 points, Jeanna Morgan 13 and Madi Matthews 11 as Heartland Christian doubled up Sebring, 60-30, Monday. The Lions were leading 34-22 after three quarters and scored 26 points in the final period. Emma Whaley led the Trojans with 11 points. Heartland ...

When Canton called, it was a blessed moment for Shell

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He made it! Yes, “Torpedo” has been elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Former Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Donnie “Torpedo” Shell received the good news from Hall of Fame President David Baker via a phone call Wednesday evening. Shell is the fifth member of ...

Bears dump Knights

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LEETONIA — While other area girls basketball teams sat Saturday out because of the snow the Leetonia Bears were busy topping Toronto 47-33. Anna Buffone had 17 points to lead Leetonia to the win. Samantha Schneider added seven rebounds. Haleight Brock had 11 points and Taran Ferry had five ...

Salem finding ways to win

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SALEM — Revenge is sweet — just ask the growing Salem Quakers. Salem, which dropped a five-point (59-54) decision to Minerva in its season opener back on Dec. 6, turned the tables on the Lions in their rematch in Cabas Gymnasium Friday night, recording a 48-38 Eastern Buckeye Conference ...

Branch holds EBC lead

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BELOIT — West Branch remained in first place in the Eastern Buckeye Conference by downing Alliance 58-45 on Friday. Jaxon Henderschott led the Warriors with 14 points. West Branch is 11-3 overall and 6-1 in the league. Alliance fell to 8-5 and 4-3 in the league. Reese Leone added 10 ...

Clippers suffer costly defeat on the road

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WELLSVILLE—During the first month of the season, as he sat on the bench with a broken arm, Wellsville senior point guard Darien Suggs burned to be on the court with his teammates. “Having to sit and watch definitely hurt me a lot,” Suggs said. “I really missed being out there ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Cross powers Beaver MONACA, Pa. — Sophomore guard Alexis Cross was 5-of-7 from three-point range for a game-high 21 points in leading Penn State Beaver over Penn State Lehigh Valley, 63-57, in women’s basketball action Friday. Cross, a 2018 graduate of Columbiana High School, added four ...

Winter weather alters basketball schedule

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Saturday’s winter storm postponed several area high school girls basketball games. The following were postponed: Lake Center at Heartland, Marlington at West Branch, Crestview at Liberty, Minerva at Carrollton. Minerva at Carrollton will be made-up on Jan. 27. No make-up dates have been ...

Clippers march to 10th win

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WELLSVILLE — Kayla Muslovski had 27 points and seven steals, while Grace Witmer had 12 points and nine rebounds as Columbiana knocked off Wellsville 77-28 on Thursday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play. Columbiana is 10-3 and 8-0 in the league. The Clippers lead by three games with ...

Quakers win a close one

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MINERVA—The Salem girls basketball team edged Minerva 44-41 in Eastern Buckeye Conference girls basketball action on Wednesday. The Quakers improve to 8-6 overall and 5-3 in the EBC. The Lions fall to 7-8, 4-4. Kyla Jamison led the Quakers with 15 points and five rebounds.. Jaden Hamilton ...

WRESTLING

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South Range 57, United 10 106: Hunter Newell (SR) won by forfeit. 113: Gavin Pahanish (SR) pin Grant Greier, 3:02. 120: Jacob Richardson (SR) pin Ethan Stout, 1:20. 126: Michael Markulin (SR) tech. fall Ethan Baker, 16-1. 132: Clayton Kramer (SR) dec. Jensen Baker, 13-8. 138: ...

Potters roll over Eagles

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KENSINGTON — The East Liverpool bowling teams rolled over United on Wednesday at Forest Lanes. The East Liverpool boys moved to 13-1 with a 2,460-2,158 win. Aldred Todd led the Potters with a 470 series with games of 246 and 224. Nathan Kelly had a 209 game and 392 series. The Potter ...

Leone hits a grand for West Branch

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SALEM — Any time Salem and West Branch get together, no matter what the sport, fans are treated to a rivalry at the highest level. Young Salem battled the veteran Warriors close for a half here Friday night, but a 13-5 West Branch run to start the third quarter, ignited a strong second half ...

AROUND THE HORN

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United teams split KENSINGTON — United’s boys bowling team beat Sandy Valley 2,407-1,962 on Tuesday at Forest Lanes. Garrett Bailey had a series of 381 and a high-game of 204 for the Eagles. Lloyd Grate added a 214 game. Sandy Valley’s girls won 2,324-1,865. For United, Dorothy ...

Clippers putting up a fight for boys, girls EOAC titles

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COLUMBIANA — Columbiana senior Grace Hammond is having a big impact for the Clipper girls basketball team. On Tuesday, Hammond scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in Columbiana’s key 47-42 win over Lisbon. Columbiana moves to 9-3 and 7-0 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, ...