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Wellsville senior Justin Miller is the Morning Journal's 2016-17 All-Area player of the year. (Morning Journal/Joe Catullo)

Wellsville’s Miller scores All-Area player of year

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It seems Wellsville senior Justin Miller could score from the time he could hold onto the ball. Miller, a second-team Division IV All-Ohioan, is the Morning Journal’s 2016-17 All-Area boys basketball player of the year. “Justin was Justin,” Wellsville coach David Thompson said. “He ...

MORNING JOURNAL 2016-17 ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL

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FIRST TEAM Player Ht. Class School Justin Miller 6-4 Sr. Wellsville Jon Gerace 6-3 Sr. Salem Burdette Baker 6-5 Sr. Columbiana Jake Clark 6-2 Sr. United Jake Ford 6-1 Sr. Springfield Justin Sweeney 5-11 Soph. Lisbon Dan Ritter 6-3 Sr. South Range Anthony Ritter 6-3 Sr. South ...

Columbiana County Classic

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6 p.m. Tuesday at Lisbon High School Boys Rosters Red Team 1 Burdette Baker Columbiana 2 Chance Mustake Crestview 3 Dalton Palmer Crestview 4 Peyton Wolfe Crestview 5 Ben Burgess Heartland 7 Jake Green Wellsville 8 Branzen Grodhaus Wellsville 9 Justin ...

Oak Glen baseball, softball teams win two games apiece

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FAIRMONT, W. Va. — The Oak Glen baseball team defeated two teams in a doubleheader on Saturday at East Fairmont High School. First, the Golden Bears took care of East Fairmont 8-6 and later defeated Ritchie County 14-4 in six innings. They tallied 13 hits in each game offensively. In the ...

Lisbon senior Karlee Pezzano, the Blue Devils’ all-time leading scoring, is the Morning Journal’s All-Area girls basketball player of the year. (Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer)

Lisbon’s Pezzano tops All-Area girls team

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When players like Lisbon senior Karlee Pezzano come along, you put them on the court and let them go. “I don’t know if words could do any justice — Karlee is one of those players every coach dreams about,” Lisbon coach Jamie Entrikin said. Pezzano, the Blue Devils’ all-time leading ...

MORNING JOURNAL 2016-17 ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL

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FIRST TEAM Player Ht. Class School Karlee Pezzano 5-7 Sr. Lisbon Alexis Cross 5-8 Jr. Columbiana Chloe Cheresne 6-1 Sr. Salem Alexis Gates 5-8 Sr. Crestview Maddie Durkin 6-2 Jr. South Range Madison Roberts 5-9 Sr. Beaver Local Brenna Rito 5-5 Sr. West Branch Kristy ...

Devils rally by Bears

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LEETONIA — Leetonia couldn’t make a two-run first inning hold up as Campbell Memorial rallied for a 4-3 win in Saturday’s season opener. The Red Devils fell behind 3-0 before rallying with Deena Diamandis’ game-winning RBI double in the sixth inning. Jana Jackson went 2-4 to lead ...

Potters sweep Warriors

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EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool opened its season with a pair of victories over Carrollton on Saturday. The Potters won the first game 6-0 and the second 3-2. Logan Torma pitched a two-hit shutout for the Potters in the opener. Josh Recktenwald had a double and an RBI. Robbie Davis recorded ...

Springtime is calling me outside

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Another harbinger of spring has arrived. First came the crappies and then a flock of robins. Now the final sign of spring is here: the fishing tackle catalogs. Each year these catalogs sneak into my mailbox and sing out “spring has arrived” like the mythical Sirens luring sailors to ...

BOWLING RESULTS

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High Nooners at Tri State Lanes STANDINGS: Teena 33-19, Terrie 32-20, Lynn 30-22, Jean 26-26, Frank 24-28, Edith 23-29, Velma 21-31, Michelle 19-33. MEN HIGH GAME: Dan Vojnovich 245-205-180, Mike Price 191, Bob Rizor 187, Dick Spooner 184. MEN HIGH SERIES: Dan Vojnovich 630, Mike Price ...