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Rebels off to a strong start

HANOVERTON — Tanner Hoffer had 22 points and 14 rebounds as Crestview handed United a 56-23 loss on Thursday. Krista Perry had 13 points, 14 rebounds and four assists. Haley Eskra had six points and four steals. Crestview is 2-0. Kyleigh Daggy scored eight points for the Eagles, 1-1. ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Lisbon tips off tonight LISBON —The third annual Lisbon Boys Basketball Tip-Off Classic will be held today and Saturday at Lisbon High School. East Canton and Valley Christian will open things up at 6 p.m. today with Crestview and Lisbon to follow. The consolation game will be held at ...

Columbiana County Football All-Stars

Columbiana County High School Football All-Stars (as decided by county coaches) COACH OF THE YEAR: D.J. Ogilvie, United Local FIRST TEAM BEAVER LOCAL: Christian Lerussi, Garrett Givens COLUMBIANA: Erik Hopfenziz, Hunter Zentner, Chase Franken, Joe Bable, Wayne Davis, Brandt Virden ...

BUCKEYE 8 ATHLETIC LEAGUE FOOTBALL ALL-STARS

Buckeye 8 North All Star Team INDIAN CREEK First Teamers: Tyler Smarrella, junior, Trevor Fante, junior, Logan Wilson, senior, Sam Mazar, junior, Trent Bolek, senior, Cody Allan, senior, Matt Mamula, senior, Shane Zrinyi, senior, Richie Gualtiere, senior. Honorable Mention: Josh Harvey, ...

Airman killed in Afghanistan followed in family’s footsteps

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — Aaron Elchin last spoke to his brother, Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, Saturday via Facetime from Afghanistan. It was the perfect time to reach out to Sgt. Elchin, who had deployed in August, because the family had gathered the weekend after Thanksgiving. Sgt. ...

Warrior streak snapped

CANFIELD — It had to end sometime. Canfield got 14 points each from Serena Sammarone and Gianna Flask as the Cardinals ended West Branch’s 41-game regular season winning streak with a 54-49 victory on Wednesday in girls basketball action. Wesst Branch led by four at the half and five ...

Girard figured it out in the offseason

NILES — Aidan Warga could’ve spent his downtime in the offseason with a pair of noise-canceling headphones strapped over his ears, plugged into a PlayStation4 controller. He could be constantly talking to friends through a built-in microphone, playing some Madden football, visualizing ...

Ludwig hits for 21 in victory

EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool girls basketball team edged Southern 49-44 in season-opening action Tuesday. Emma Ludwig led the Potters with 21 points. Alessandra Ferrazzano added 11 points. Riley Felton led the Indians with 17 points. SOUTHERN: 15-7-9-13—44 EAST ...

Opening day totals fall off steeply

COLUMBUS — Hunters checked 13,614 white-tailed deer on Monday’s opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The statewide total was steeply down from 22,366 in 2017. In Columbiana County 269 deer were taken which down from 453 ...

Division I All-Ohio

COLUMBUS — The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I All-Ohio high school football team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Offense Quarterbacks—Trevor Bycznski, Berea-Midpark, 6-5, 230, sr.; Griffin Veil, Hilliard Bradley, 6-1, 180, sr.; Alijah Curtis, ...