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Mooney drops Raiders

From Staff Reports GREENFORD—The South Range softball team fell to Cardinal Mooney 8-5 on Friday. The Raiders drop to 8-4 overall. Bree Kohler smashed a pair of home runs for South Range, while Julie Centofanti doubled and singled. The Raiders are back in action Monday at home against ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Bulldog Invite set for today EAST PALESTINE — The 35th annual Bulldog Invitational Track and Field Meet will be held today at Reid Stadium. Action starts at 10 a.m. with the boys discus and high jump and girls shot put and long jump and preliminaries in the running events. Warriors top ...

JUNIOR HIGH TRACK

Beaver Local Middle School Invitational at Beaver Local Friday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Austintown Blue (149), 2. Glenwood (57), 3. Howland (55), 4. Lowellville (49), 5. United (48 1/2), 6. Oak Glen (48), 7. Minerva (35), 8. Beaver Local (24), 9. Salem (19), 10. Heartland Christian ...

NBA title out of range for Cavs

By TOM WITHERS Associated Press Writer INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers aren’t chasing a championship this spring. They’re pursuing a coach. This time, methodically. No longer NBA title contenders, Cleveland is in the initial stages of an expansive, open-minded search general manager ...

East Palestine belts Heartland

UNITY — East Palestine had the bats ready to go in a 16-6 win over Heartland Christian on Thursday at Next Level Sports Complex. Jordon Fristik went 5 for 6, while Cameron Wischerman was 4 for 5 for the Bulldogs (3-7). Sean Helpy got the win on the mound and added three hits. Hayden ...

Blue Devils keep rolling

ATWATER — The Lisbon hit parade continued as the Blue Devils banged out 13 hits in a 13-3 win in six innings over Waterloo on Thursday. Justyce Vrable paced the winners with a double, home run and three RBIs. Kenedy Vrable had two doubles and three RBIs. Autumn Oehlstrom had a home run, ...

Sloan brothers make for epic long jump battle

EAST LIVERPOOL — Steubenville swept the meets at Mangano Memorial Track, but the Sloan brothers stole the show Thursday. Southern Local sophomore Bradly Sloan and junior Jayce Sloan combined to set the school long jump record three times during the exciting competition. Jayce set the school ...

PREP TENNIS

At Struthers Thursday Salem 4, Struthers 1 FIRST SINGLES: Matheus Andrades (SA) def. Brett Novits, 6-2, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Max Kemats (SA) def. Sam Horton, 6-3, 6-1. THIRD SINGLES: Ethan Gill (SA) def. Colin Tarr, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. FIRST DOUBLES: Joe Carbon-Sean Swiger (ST) def. Luke ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Mud bog on Sunday LISBON — The Tri County 4 Wheelers will host their first mud bog of the year at noon Sunday at the club grounds, 9327 Scroggs Road. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 65-and-over. It is free for children ages 12 and under and for active duty ...

Salem tough at home

SALEM — Salem’s baseball kept its unbeaten record at home in tact by topping West Branch 4-3 on Wednesday. Adam Wilson led the way as he went the distance on the mound with eight strikeouts. Wilson also had a go-ahead RBI single in the fifth inning that scored Lane Rhodes. Rhodes set up ...