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Chester moves to 9-0

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The Chester Oldtimers knocked off Boardman 3-2 on Sunday in Youngstown 50-plus Baseball League action at East Liverpool High School. Chester is 9-0 and sits in first place in the league. Brian Newlyn’s walk off single in the bottom of the seventh ended a close game. ...

Tribe’s stars shine

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CLEVELAND — With a flight to catch, Michael Brantley quickly dressed and stuffed some batting gloves, cleats and other gear into a red-white-and-blue duffel bag. Brantley’s headed to the All-Star Game. Before leaving, he again showed why he’s going. Brantley homered leading off the ...

Loy guides OVAC

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Bruce Stiles likes the makeup of his Ohio roster for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game. But, like all coaches, Stiles has some apprehension about certain areas. And though linebacker is one of those areas, it’s not because of the level of talent. It’s ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Springfield track closed NEW MIDDLETOWN — The Springfield Local stadium and track will be closed Monday through Friday for phase one of a track resurfacing construction project. Pending any weather delays, it will re-open on July 21. Salem Youth Running Club SALEM — The Salem ...

Too hot? Try fishing at night

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According to my Humminbird fish finder the surface water temperature was 81.7 degrees. Dipping my hand over the side of the boat pretty much confirmed that the water was almost warm enough to take a bath. No wonder the fish were finicky and just did not seem interested in the menu I was ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Brittian Motors Tuesday Morning Women’s League at East Palestine Country Club EVENT WINNERS (scramble): Donna Morgan, Vivian Davis and Daralee Graham; Cheryl Bosley, Jenny Wood and Mary Pat Farnan. Thursday Night Scramble League at Beaver Creek Meadows STANDINGS: Sons of Legion Post ...

Things looking up for Torma

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Special to the Journal/Joe Catullo Toronto Post 86’s Logan Torma, an East Liverpool High School student, looks for a pop fly against Coschocton during a Ohio Region 7 American Legion baseball tournament game on Friday in Toronto. Torma had four singles and an RBI in Post 86’s 11-6 win. ...

Oak Glen gets new CC coach

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen recently hired Michael Moran as its new cross country coach. A runner in high school and college, Moran worked his way from 5ks to marathon road races, transitioning to 50Ks, 100Ks and even 100-mile trail races. “Although soccer was my early passion, I ...

Beavers fly the Ohio flag

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Five Beaver Local wrestlers will represent Team Ohio on the Ohio National Team at that USMC Cadet and Junior, Freestyle/Greco-Roman National Championships on July 14-20 in Fargo, North Dakota. Team members (from left) are: Beau Smith 160 pounds (Junior Level — Greco-Roman), Cole McComas 132 ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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restview golf outing COLUMBIANA — The Crestview girls basketball program will hold a golf outing on Aug. 11 at Valley Golf Club. Cost is $120 per foursome. This includes nine holes of golf a cart, and food/beverages. Non-golfers can eat and become eligible for raffle prizes for $10. To ...