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Southern Local storms Lisbon

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LISBON — Southern Local had to wait a bit to get to 5-0 but it was worth it. After an 8:51 p.m. kick off thanks to seven storm delays, Southern rampaged over Lisbon in a 36-6 win on Friday during Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action. “Well, we have been here six hours and fifteen ...

Columbiana on a roll; beats United in overtime

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HANOVERTON — It seemed that Friday’s game was never going to kickoff as the rain fell in sheets. Eventually the rain subsided and at 8:30 p.m. Columbiana and United kicked off what proved to be an evenly matched game. The rain may have dampened the ground but the teams were fired up to ...

Skies open up in Potters’ win over Golden Bears

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From Staff Reports NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — The skies opened up and took center stage on Friday night as Oak Glen and East Liverpool went at it. During the first half, while other area teams waited through long lightning delays, the Bears and Potters dueled in monsoon-like conditions. ...

Leetonia game will resume trailing 14-0

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TORONTO — The Toronto football team scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 14-0 lead against Leetonia at halftime Friday night at Clarke Hinkle Field. The game entered a lightning delay seven minutes into halftime. After multiple delays, the game was suspended 35 minutes ...

Late night for Rebels

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From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA — It was a late night for the Crestview Rebels. After a two-hour due to lightning, the Rebels avenged last season’s loss to Cleveland Shaw 35-20 on Friday night. Dylan Huff rushed 18 times for 88 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Rebels, 3-2. ...

Branch routs Minerva

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From Staff Reports MINERVA—West Branch got back on the winning track with a 42-6 win over Minerva Friday. The Warriors are 4-1 and 1-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. Minerva fell to 0-5, 0-2. The Lions have lost 35 straight. West Branch was led by Gage Bickley’s six carries ...

Range waits for win

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From Staff Reports BROOKFIELD — A long weather delay did nothing to slow down the South Range football team, as the Raiders rolled over Brookfield 42-19 Friday. The game did not get underway until 8:15 after a 75-minute weather delay as a cold front rolled through the area. The Raiders ...

Salem never got started

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CANTON — The only real winner at Friday night’s scheduled Salem at Canton South Eastern Buckeye Conference football game was the lightning. The game never got under way as officials tried to wait out a violent storm and subsequent lightning that swept through Eastern Stark County in the ...

Tigers show their teeth

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SALINEVILLE - The Wellsville volleyball team took firm control of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference with a 25-17, 25-16, 25-20 win over Southern Thursday. Wellsville improves to 12-1 and 10-0 in the league. The Tigers have lost only one set in league play this season. For the Tigers, ...

Connor celebrates 100th win

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WEIRTON, W.Va. — It was a night for milestones for the Beaver Local girls soccer team. Coach Liz Connor celebrated her 100th career win and senior Leah Pancake recorded her 50th career goal as the Beavers edged Weir High 5-4 on Thursday. Pancake also added an assist for the Beavers, ...