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East Palestine senior Faith Anderson dives to a sixth-place finish in the Division II state diving meet in Canton Wednesday. (Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer)

Anderson has faith

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CANTON — East Palestine senior Faith Anderson closed out her high school career the way she planned. Anderson placed sixth in the Division II girls state diving meet at Branin Natatorium on Wednesday morning. “I couldn’t have been any happier with how it turned out,” she said. “I ...

Blue Devils are off and running in tourney play

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LISBON—After an admittedly stale closing stretch of the regular season, the Lisbon girls basketball team saw its energy return in time for Wednesday’s Division III sectional opener. Behind lockdown defense in the second quarter and 23 points from senior guard Karlee Pezzano, the ...

Beavers are in it together

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CALCUTTA — When Beaver Local freshman Jenna Riccardo joined the girls basketball team this season, she knew what coach Stephanie Coie had in store for her and the team. Riccardo plays basketball all year round, so she knows what she is capable of. Joining senior Madison Roberts only made ...

Muslovski scores 36 for Clippers

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Columbiana 87, Liberty 34 COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s Kayla Muslovski had 36 points as the state-ranked Clippers made short work of Youngstown Liberty, 87-34, Wednesday in a Division III sectional opener Wednesday. The top-seeded Clippers are 23-0 and will host Campbell Memorial at 1 p.m. ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Lisbon girls tickets on sale LISBON — Presale tickets for the South Range at Lisbon Division III girls basketball sectional final Saturday are on sale at Lisbon High School. They will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Friday. Gates will open at noon Saturday with tipoff at 1 ...

Klem, Robb make waves

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CANTON — Crestview junior Rebekah Klem and West Branch freshman Jamyson Robb won’t have to look far to see a familiar face during Thursday’s Division II state swimming meet. The two training partners will both be vying for podium spots in the 100-yard breaststroke when action gets under ...

Quakers ride Davidson’s 37

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SALEM—The Salem boys basketball team made sure its final chance to tune up for the postseason wasn’t a wasted opportunity. Behind a career-high 37 points, 15 rebounds and six assists from junior Mitch Davidson, the Quakers burst out of the gate and led the whole way for an 81-61 victory ...

South Range drops first one

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LEAVITTSBURG — Two teams came into the final game of the regular season undefeated at 21-0. Ironically, they were scheduled to play one another. The No. 1-ranked Division III team in the state, LaBrae, against sixth-ranked South Range at LaBrae High School. The game was a sellout and the ...

Wellsville rolls by East Palestine

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EAST PALESTINE — Wellsville looks ready for the tournament. The Tigers sprinted out to a 20-point lead after a quarter and cruised to a 96-65 win over East Palestine on Tuesday to close out the regular season. Justin Miller dropped 26 points to lead the 19-3 Tigers. Jake Green added 20 ...

Oak Glen W. Va. state qualifiers

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TY LOGSTON 106 pounds, Sr., 39-9 For the second straight year, Logston placed third in the Region 1 tournament to earn his spot in Huntington. Logston has been impressive on the mat this season garnering 23 pins and two technical falls. He finished first at the recent Brooke Classic and ...