Hamlin lucky in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Turns out 21 was Denny Hamlin’s lucky number in Vegas. After finally getting his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on his 21st try, Hamlin is on an undeniable hot streak he just might ride all the way to his long-sought first NASCAR Cup Series ...

Salem collects 5th win in big way

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SALEM — To say that Salem football wanted to get back in the win column after a disappointing loss last week is a bit of an understatement. The Quakers (5-1) came in like a wrecking ball against Minerva (0-6) and rolled to a 66-0 victory on Friday night. Salem scored five touchdowns in ...

Lisbon hunts down first win at East Palestine

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EAST PALESTINE — Lisbon used a balanced offense and a defense that didn’t break as the Blue Devils captured their first win of the season, 28-6, against East Palestine on Friday night. Austin Dailey ran 11 times for 137 yards and scored 16 points and Trevor Siefke passed for 189 yards and ...

Close call for Warriors

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BELOIT — The big question coming in was, could the Howland Tigers keep up with the high flying West Branch Warrior offense. Yes. Yes, they could. Thanks in large part to Howland coach Steve Boyle rolling the dice and going for it on fourth down multiple downs and playing ball control, ...

Around The Horn

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Rebels place fifth SALEM — Crestview’s boys team finished fifth on Friday at the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference Gray Division tournament at Salem Hills. Brookfield won with a 393. Crestview had a 428. For the Rebels, Emily Hill had a 96, Luke Requardt 99, Matt Wollett 106 and ...