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Change of venue for early birds

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WELLSBURG, W.Va. — The 35th-annual Steubenville Early Bird Track Meet had a new, temporary home this year with the cooperation of two coaches, allowing the event to happen. With the track at Harding Stadium, the event’s usual home, being repaired, Brooke High School hosted Saturday’s ...

Knights thwart Indians

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TORONTO — Senior standout Nick Sninchak put on quite a show for the Toronto baseball team during its season opener on Saturday. The Red Knights jumped out to an early lead against Southern Local and never looked back, en route to a 12-2 victory in four-and-a-half innings in an Eastern Ohio ...

Rebels spring into action

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COLUMBIANA — Crestview’s softball team topped Leetonia 15-0 in five innings on Saturday. Haley Eskra had three hits including a double and three RBIs for the Rebels. Skyler Mattern had two singles, a double and four RBIs. Olivia Strank had two singles and an RBI. McKenzie Meade went 2 ...

Columbiana County Classic

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Tuesday at Lisbon High School Boys Rosters Red Team 1 Grant Hall Beaver Local 2 Seth Ross Columbiana 3 Erik Hopfenziz Columbiana 4 Gabe Roach East Liverpool 5 James Maxwell East Liverpool 6 Ethan Hartman Leetonia 7 Luke Weingart Salem 8 Josh Young ...

EASTERN OHIO WRESTLING LEAGUE ALL-STARS

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Div. I First Team 106: Nick Barber (Canfield); 113: Colin Roberts (Austintown Fitch); 120: Garrett Lautzenheiser (Louisville); 126: Davin Rhoads (Louisville); 132: Zach Richards (Austintown Fitch); 138: Gus Sutton (Austintown Fitch); 145: Skyler Lasure (Beaver Local); 152: Jax Leonard ...

Best of luck understanding the way seasons work

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Wouldn’t it be great if the changing seasons could actually be predicted according to a date on the calendar? For instance spring arrived on Wednesday and I looked out my window hoping to see it actually be spring. It was great! Just like a Walt Disney movie and there was even an old guy ...

Sweeney, Roach head All-Area boys basketball

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From Journal Staff Reports Seniors Justin Sweeney of Lisbon and Gabe Roach of East Liverpool provided their share of excitement this basketball season. The two team leaders share player of the year honors on the Morning Journal’s 2018-19 All-Area boys basketball team. It is the second ...

Akron St. V-M plays for third straight state title

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From Staff Reports COLUMBUS — The Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary boys basketball team is going for three state titles in a row. The seventh-ranked Irish defeated Powell Olentangy Liberty, 58-49, in Friday’s Division I state semifinal in front of 12,080 at the Schottenstein Center. Akron ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Comets are state bound LISBON — The Columbiana County Comets Special Olympics basketball team is heading to Columbus this weekend to participate in the Division 4 state championship. When they come back home, they will play the Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities staff ...

MVAC All-Stars

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MAHONING VALLEY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST TEAM Caleb Francis (Waterloo, Jr.); Vaughn Dorsey (Waterloo, Jr.); Drew Clark (Springfield, Jr.); Shane Eynon (Springfield, Sr.); Matt Hvisdak (Lowellville, Sr.); Zach Rasile (McDonald, Jr.); Jordan Zupko (Mineral Ridge, Sr.); Joey ...