Local Sports

Tigers pouring it on

From Staff Reports ATWATER — Springfield poured it on with a 63-0 win over Waterloo to close the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference slate. Luke Snyder had 226 yards rushing and five touchdowns for the winners who finished 9-1 and 6-1 in the league. Waterloo finished 2-8, 1-6. ...

Raiders move on

From Staff Reports NILES — Bree Kohler wore the hat and the South Range girls held their first district championship trophy Thursday. Kohler scored all three goals as fourth-seeded South Range downed sixth-seeded Ravenna Southeast, 3-1, in a Division III district final at Bo Rein ...

Mooney halts Warriors’ unbeaten season

GREENFORD — Momentum plays such a key role in athletics. In Thursday night’s Division II girls soccer district final at South Range, momentum from a penalty kick played a key role in sixth-seeded Youngstown Cardinal Mooney upsetting the top-seeded West Branch Warriors 2-1.c “I thought ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

Southern at Leetonia, 7 p.m. Southern Local (8-1, 5-1) can clinch at least a share of its first league title since 1977 with a win. Leetonia (4-5, 1-5) has something to play for as well. If the Bears pull off the upset, they’ll qualify for the playoffs in Div. VII, Region 25. Southern ...

Salem rolls along

SALEM—Coming off a district title last season and a share of this season’s Eastern Buckeye Conference championship, the Salem volleyball team entered the tournament as a seasoned, confident team. So far they’ve shown no signs of letting up. The top-seeded Quakers—ranked sixth in ...

Tigers finish Rebels

SALEM—In a match full of momentum swings, the Springfield volleyball team had enough left in the tank for a final surge in Wednesday’s Division III district semifinals. After getting dominated in the third game to fall behind, the third-seeded Tigers sprung to life and sped past ...

East Liverpool does it to Claymont one more time

MALVERN — It was deja vu for the talent-laden East Liverpool High School girls volleyball team on Wednesday night. For the second year in a row, the second-seeded Potters met the Claymont Mustangs in a Division II district semifinal at Malvern High School. And for the second consecutive ...

Wellsville ends St. Thomas’ reign

COLUMBIANA — The Wellsville Tigers volleyball team finally did what many teams over the past six seasons could not. Using stellar play from its experienced ranks, Wellsville ended St. Thomas Aquinas’ six-year reign as district champs with a 25-23, 25-16, 25-22 win over the Knights in the ...

Rebels punch ticket to final

SALEM— Crestview’s boys soccer team needed just one to secure its spot in the Div. III district final. Colton Novak’s goal in the first 15 minutes lifted the Rebels to a 1-0 win over Lake Center Christian on Tuesday in the Div. III district semifinal at Reilly Stadium. “His shot ...

COMPUTER  RATINGS

OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Oct. 23, 2018 (Entering Week 10) Top eight schools from each region in the final report Oct. 28 will qualify for the playoffs. Division III Region 9 - 1. Chagrin Falls Kenston (8-1) 23.1, 2. Canfield (8-1) 22.8232, 3. Medina Buckeye (8-1) 21.3778, ...