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Mount Union airs it out against Otterbein

ALLIANCE — Second-ranked Mount Union wanted to put the game away early Saturday. Senior D’Angelo Fulford threw four touchdown passes and freshman Braxton Plunk added another — all in the opening 19 minutes — as the Purple Raiders beat Otterbein for the 42nd straight game, 58-0, at ...

Indians aren’t going to let up

SALINEVILLE — The Southern football team may be the odds-on favorite in every regular season game the rest of the way, but to reach their ultimate potential, the Indians know they can’t afford to feel satisfied. “We were sitting in this exact spot last year with a 6-0 record and we had ...

Clippers all over Eagles

COLUMBIANA — Twelve points is the difference between the Columbiana Clippers knowing they could have a slip up down the stretch but instead having to play essentially one-and-done for the rest of the season. The team lost two of their starting lineman in Steven DeBone and Quenton Cross. ...

Dukes run past Quakers

ALLIANCE — Salem fell behind Marlington 24-0 in the fourth quarter but made a spirited comeback late in the game to pull within eight points, but it was too little and too late in a 24-16 Eastern Buckeye Conference setback to the Dukes Friday night at Marlington Stadium. “They (the Dukes) ...

Hake wins 100th

BERLIN CENTER — Western Reserve ran away with a 56-0 win over Sebring on Friday in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference play. The Devils are 5-1 and 3-0 in the league. The win was coach Andy Hake’s 100th. Western Reserve was led by Jimmy Mayberry’s six carries for 90 yards and a ...

Red Knights crown Bears

LEETONIA—Coming off a big win over previously unbeaten Crestwood last week, the Toronto Red Knights rode that momentum into their disposition of the Leetonia Bears Friday night 38-7. With the victory, the Knights improved to 5-1 on the season while the Bears drop to 3-3. “That’s ...

Tools of the trade for every outdoorsman

Every outdoorsman, or outdoors woman, needs certain tools that will help them to easily and safely enjoy our outdoor heritage. These tools are often designed specifically for our outdoor activities, but sometimes we just add tools from the local hardware store. And then some of us actually ...

Wellsville steps on the gas

From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE — Wellsville speedster Justin Wright returned the opening kick for a touchdown and the Tigers were off to the races in a 67-13 win on Friday night in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play. Wright, a Division III 100-meter state track champion, was back in the ...

Ferry foils Potters

MARTINS FERRY — The Purple Riders are trending upward. After an 0-2 start, Martins Ferry garnered its third win in its last four games, topping a solid East Liverpool squad, 23-13, at the Dave Bruney Football Complex Friday night. The Purple Riders combined a balanced offense with an ...

Clipper reaches state

ALLIANCE — Columbiana junior Tyler Andersen is headed to state. Anderson carded an 80 to secure one of three individual berths to the state tournament on Thursday at the Div. III district tournament at Tannenhauf Golf Club. Andersen shot a 41 on the front nine and 39 on the back nine. ...