Local Sports

Last hurdle for Kinsey

From Staff Reports NEW CONCORD—Beaver Local sophomore Teddi Kinsey came up a little short of qualifying for the state track meet Saturday in Division II regional track action Saturday at Muskingum University. Kinsey finished sixth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.73. She also ...

Devil clears burden to state

MASSILLON — Lisbon senior high jumper Seth Stokes was smiling more Friday than after his state runner-up finish last year. Stokes overcame a painful foot injury at the Massillon Perry Division III regional meet as he turned in one of his most impressive performances for a third straight ...

Speed and strength power Crestview

MASSILLON — Crestview junior Dominic Perry enters the state track meet as one of the top shot putters in Division III. Six more Rebels will join him next weekend. Perry captured a second straight regional title, while the Crestview boys also advanced their 400- and 800-meter relay teams ...

Wright gets in fast lane to Columbus

MASSILLON — Wellsville sophomore Justin Wright used a lesson he learned last year to get out of the regional meet. “I was winning a lot last season and came in big headed,” he said. “I was overconfident. There are a lot of good runners here.” No one was better than him Friday as ...

Clipper changes gears in hunt for state berth

MASSILLON — Columbiana sophomore Kayla Muslovski changed her priorities in a hurry last week. After fouling out in the long jump at the Springfield district, she turned her attention to the 200-meter dash. Muslovski grabbed the fourth and final state berth in the event at the Massillon ...

A grand time to be a Raider

MASSILLON—In a year of tournament firsts for the South Range baseball team, another milestone is on the horizon for the Raiders as a trip to Columbus for a chance to play for the Div. III state title is on deck. South Range knocked off Grand Valley 4-2 on Friday at Massillon Washington’s ...

Potters came to compete at state

MASON — East Liverpool doubles team Chris Montgomery and Alex Tambellini had a beneficial trip to the Div. II state tennis tournament on Friday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Playing for the first time at the professional tennis facility, Montgomery and Tambellini scored a 6-1, 6-4 ...

Quakers relay the message

AUSTINTOWN — Both Salem 3200-meter relay teams advanced to the state meet Thursday, but the girls were glad they ran before the boys. “It kind of takes the pressure off,” Salem senior Georgia McLachlan said. Like he always does, Salem senior anchor Quinlan Rumsey had another ...

South Range slides into regional championship game

MASSILLON—For the first time in program history, South Range baseball competed in a Div. III regional semifinal contest. The Raiders were not daunted by the task as they made their regional debut a successful one with a 4-1 win over Waynedale, who was ranked 11th in the Div. III state ...

Stockman’s turnaround lands him in Columbus

AUSTINTOWN — At the first track meet of the season, Salem junior discus thrower Cooper Stockman was trying to stay out of last place. “I was throwing 86 feet at the Cope,” Stockman said. “I thought I was hopeless in the disc.” He has gone from 16th out of 18 throwers at the F.E. ...