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Record night for Perez

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LISBON — It was a record night for Lisbon senior Izzy Perez, except for one thing Wednesday. “We didn’t win tonight, it wasn’t for her lack of effort for sure,” Lisbon coach Jamie Entrikin said. “She has a lot to be proud of. She isn’t done yet.” Perez scored her 1,000th ...

Rebels rally to win opener

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COLUMBIANA—The Crestview girls basketball team rallied in the second half to down Beaver Local 54-46 in the Rebels’ season opener Wednesday. Tanner Hoffer had a big game for the Rebels with 16 points, 14 rebounds and three steals, while Krista Perry contributed 17 points and 9 rebounds. ...

Practice squad coming in handy

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“We’re going to release you. But, stick around town and stay in shape. We may be re-signing you in a few days.” Those are the words that National Football League practice squad players dread hearing, but unfortunately, they hear them. For many practice squad players, being signed, ...

Branch drops opener

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BELOIT — West Branch began its girls basketball campaign with a 50-35 loss to Canfield on Tuesday. Hannah Ridgway had 11 points and seven rebounds to lead the Warriors, 0-1. Canfield (2-0) outscored the Warriors 20-7 in the first quarter and rolled from there. Canfield won the jayvee ...

Youth deer totals rise

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From Staff Reports COLUMBUS —Columbiana County youth hunters took 115 white-tailed deer during the special two-day youth gun season on Nov. 23-24 according the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. In 2018, county youth hunters harvested 84 deer. Ohio’s young ...

AROUND THE HORN

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United boys stay unbeaten HANOVERTON—The United boys bowling team defeated Dover 2,646-2,445 Tuesday at Forest Lanes. For the Eagles (3-0) Andrew Hawkins bowled a 236 to lead the way. The girls team fell to Dover 2,093-1,798. Dorothy Herold led the Eagles with a 145. United is now 1-2 ...

Righetti lands on All-OAC second team

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ALLIANCE — Max Righetti and Josh Liberati were All-Ohio football players locally before going on to standout collegiate careers. Mount Union senior kicker Max Righetti of Salem and Baldwin Wallace senior linebacker Josh Liberati of Lisbon were named to the All-Ohio Athletic Conference team ...

Quakers rip Red Dragons in opener

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SALEM — Kyla Jamison had 17 points and eight rebounds as Salem struck down Niles 81-26 on Monday in a Quaker girls basketball opener. Krista Barley had 11 points and four rebounds. Abby Perry had 10 points and four steals. Casey Johnson had nine points and Jaden Hamilton added seven ...

Young will chase Heisman all the way to New York

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Chase Young needed some help from a police officer to get through the crowd of fans that had poured onto the field after Ohio State beat Penn State at the Horseshoe. Otherwise, Young spent Saturday doing pretty much whatever he wanted for the Buckeyes. The defensive end ...

Gallery: Ohio State 28 Penn State 17

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Shown are scenes from Ohio State's 28-17 win over Penn State Saturday in Columbus. The unbeaten and second-ranked Buckeyes will visit Ann Arbor this Saturday for a noon kickoff versus Michigan. They will then meet either Wisconsin or Minnesota in the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis. ...

Reserve drops tough opener

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CANTON — The Western Reserve girls basketball team isn’t backing down from anyone. The Blue Devils opened the season at the Bulldog Battle and fell to Cornerstone Christian, a Division IV state semifinalist last season, by a 52-40 score at the Canton Field House on Saturday. Western ...

STATE SEMIFINALS

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2019 OHSAA Football State Semifinal Pairings Listed with record and final Associated Press rank Home team listed first DIVISION I Games at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29 No. 9 Cincinnati Elder (11-2) vs. No. 5 Springfield (12-1) at Piqua Alexander Stadium No. 1 Mentor (13-0) vs. No. 3 ...

FOOTBALL SCORES

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Saturday’s Regional Finals DIVISION IV Region 13 Poland Seminary 17, Perry 13 Region 14 Clyde 17, Ottawa-Glandorf 10 Region 15 Newark Licking Valley 22, Bloom-Carroll 6 Region 16 Cin. Wyoming 33, Germantown Valley View 0 ——— DIVISION V Region 17 Kirtland 32, ...

Purple Raiders march on

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ALLIANCE — Justin Hill hauled in a 51-yard pass on the first play of the game and another Mount Union rout was on. The Purple Raiders advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs for the 28th consecutive season with a 65-14 win over Hanover (Indiana) on ...

Area runners compete at nationals

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SACRAMENTO, California — The Seton Hill (Pa.) University women, including sophomore Alexis Cunningham, ran at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Cunningham, a 2018 graduate of East Palestine High School, completed the 6K Arcade Creek Cross Country Course in 23 ...

AROUND THE HORN

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Lisbon will play at 6 p.m. LISBON — The Lisbon girls basketball team will open the season today by hosting Heartland Christian at Nace Gymnasium. All of Lisbon’s home games will be varsity only with games starting at 6 p.m. The Blue Devils are not fielding a junior varsity team because ...

Cornerstone catches Western Reserve

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CANTON — The Western Reserve girls basketball team isn’t backing down from anyone. The Blue Devils opened the season at the Bulldog Battle and fell to Cornerstone Christian, a Division IV state semifinalist last season, by a 52-40 score at the Canton Field House on Saturday. Western ...

Ohio football scores

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Saturday’s Regional Finals DIVISION IV Region 13 Poland Seminary 17, Perry 13 Region 14 Clyde 17, Ottawa-Glandorf 10 Region 15 Newark Licking Valley 22, Bloom-Carroll 6 Region 16 Cin. Wyoming 33, Germantown Valley View 0 ——— DIVISION V Region 17 Kirtland 32, Akron ...

Boosz powers United

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HANOVERTON — Senior Bailey Boosz had 23 points and seven rebounds in her Eagle debut as United tripped up Malvern 45-35 on Friday in girls basketball action. Celeste Powers added eight rebounds for the Eagles (1-0). Kyliegh Daggy had three steals. United won the two-quarter jayvee game, ...

Tigers feast on Cats at Range

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GREENFORD —The Springfield Tigers began the season at South Range in thrilling fashion. They punctuated that excitement knocking off the Mogadore Wildcats 35-21 in a Division VI regional final Friday night. “We knew they were a complete team,” Mogadore coach Matt Adorni said. “I ...