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SPORTS BRIEFING

Chester moves to 3-0 BOARDMAN — In a rematch of last year’s championship game, the Chester Old-timers baseball team defeated Boardman Fog 3-1 Sunday at Boardman High School to improve to 3-0 this season. Bill Sattler went the distance on the mound to get the win. Sattler and Mike ...

Quakers make state-ment

AUSTINTOWN — All aboard! The Salem bus is leaving for Columbus. The Quakers had a steady stream of athletes to the podium at the Austintown Division II regional Saturday and had 17 athletes qualify for the state track meet in 10 events. “It was so impressive,” Salem boys coach Rob ...

Discus throwers hit their marks

AUSTINTOWN — Salem junior Caitlyn Marx let the other discus throwers have a chance in the Austintown Division II preliminaries Saturday. Then she had the top three throws in the finals on the way to a regional title at Falcon Stadium. “I’m good at putting things together when I need ...

West Branch catches on fire(stone)

AKRON—West Branch’s ace pitching duo of Kylie Coffelt and Kelsey Byers showed pure dominance on the mound as their stellar pitching performance helped the Warriors to its first state berth in program history. Behind 17 strikeouts combined from Coffelt and Byers (Coffelt with eight, Byers ...

Raiders deserve a tip of the cap

AUSTINTOWN — South Range seniors Ian Pierson, Cameron Tarr and Mathias Combs graduated on the track and then from high school on Saturday. All three Raiders raced at the regional meet for the first time and all three qualified for the state track meet. “There is a lot of pressure (in ...

Warriors race to the finish

AUSTINTOWN — The West Branch boys 800-meter relay team had a delayed celebration Saturday. The Warriors jumped from sixth place to fourth after the red flags flew to capture the final state berth at the Austintown Division II regional. “Our coach said on the way here anything can happen ...

The Harding family vacation

Camping for the Harding family was not only fun, it was an important way to enjoy quality time together on our limited budget. Family camping was just getting more popular back in the early 1960s, and we decided to give it a try. I’m sure glad we did because we used our little camper to ...

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 ...