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Christmas trees keep giving

Wildlife needs three things to survive: water, food and cover. Fish of course, have plenty of water, but they still need food and cover. As for wildlife, Barb and I once owned enough acreage to provide plenty of cover, but we still felt it was a good idea to enhance it. One of the ways we ...

W. Branch gets Salem

SALEM — Any time Salem and West Branch get together in any sport, fans are treated to a high school sports atmosphere like no other. That was again the case Friday night as a vocal crowd for both communities packed John A. Cabas Gymnasium to watch the arch-rival Quakers and Warriors battle in ...

Devils down Bears

LISBON — Justin Sweeney had 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists as Lisbon hit 11 three-pointers on its way to a 64-58 win over Leetonia on Friday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play. Ryan McCullough had 12 points, while Michael Davis added 11 points for the Devils, 7-9, 5-6. ...

Trojans shock Tigers

From Staff Reports SEBRING — Sebring hit five three-pointers in the first quarter and that was just the start for the Trojans. Sebring totaled 13 three-pointers, including six by Gabe Lanzer, as the Trojans stunned state-ranked Springfield, 76-73, in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference ...

Wellsville takes over United and second place

HANOVERTON—Wellsville reclaimed second place by itself in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference by blasting United 86-61 Friday. Darien Suggs canned five three pointers on his way to a game-high 26 points for the Tigers (9-5, 7-4). In addition to his scoring burst, Suggs also dished out 10 ...

PREP SWIMMING

Eastern Buckeye Conference Invite at Alliance Jan. 18 GIRLS WINNERS 200 MEDLEY RELAY: Marlington (Nicole Ellesin, Aubuyn Boyce, Baila Bugara, Olivia Ryan) 2:04.57; 200 FREESTYLE: Jamyson Robb (West Branch) 2:05.03; 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY: Baila Bugara (Marlington) 2:26.20; 50 FREESYLTE: ...

JUNIOR HIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL Beaver Local vs. Edison 7th Grade: Beaver Local won 51-6 Friday. Beaver Local (8-7): Austin Cline 9 points, Kristian Lantz 9 points. 8th Grade: Beaver Local won 48-25. Beaver Local (7-8): Broc Taylor 17 points, Michael McKenzie 12 points. Next: Beaver Local vs. Oak Glen ...

Columbiana finishes off sixth straight league title

TORONTO — The Columbiana girls put the finishing touches on their sixth straight league title Thursday. Four Clippers scored at least 13 points in a 76-30 win over Toronto to clinch the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference title outright. “It is always nice,” Columbiana coach Dave Crismon ...

Raiders in a league of their own

GREENFORD—Two months into its venture as the smallest school in the new Northeast 8 Athletic Conference, the South Range girls basketball team is showing that it belongs. Thursday, the Raiders stayed in a tight battle for second place by blasting Hubbard 64-34 at South Range High ...

Devils tame Bears

From Staff Reports LISBON — Izzy Perez recorded 17 points, six steals and four assists and Corrine Freeman had 15 points and six rebounds in a 63-28 win over Leetonia on Thursday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play. Lisbon is 11-5 and 9-3. Maddie Liberati got on the board with 14 ...