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Poland 14, West Branch 1 BELOIT—Poland defeated West Branch 14-1 in baseball action Saturday. Justin Goode singled for the Warriors, who fall to 12-7 overall. P: 4-2-1-0-7—14-14-0 WB: 0-1-0-0-0—1-3-5 P—Kushner, wp, (5IP, 3K, 3BB) and Farber. WB—David Cunningham, lp, (2IP, ...

Sweeney scores 11

Lisbon senior Justin Sweeney scored 11 points for the North but the South squeaked out a 129-126 win in the Div. III-IV Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game on Friday at Olentangy North High School. Wheelersburg's Tanner Holden scored 33 points for the ...

Oak Glen shines in field events at Brooke

BROOKE, W.Va. — Oak Glen’s boys track team was up for the field events on Friday at the Brooke Relays. Senior Kellen Tropeck won the discus (147-feet, 11-inches) and set a stadium record in winning the shot put (54-3). The previous record was 53-11.5. Meanwhile Gage Patterson won the ...

Havlicek meant a lot to Ohio Valley

BRIDGEPORT — The Ohio Valley — and more specifically Bridgeport — lost one of its most well-known and revered athletes Thursday night. John Havlicek — the Bridgeport High School Class of 1958 product who went on to gain national acclaim with the Ohio State Buckeyes and Boston ...

TENNIS

At Salem Friday Salem 4, East Palestine 1 FIRST SINGLES: Matheus Andrades (S) def.Micah Beal 6-3, 6-1 SECOND SINGLES: Matt Garcia (EP) def. Max Kemats 6-3, 6-1 THIRD SINGLES: Blake Surmaceviz (S) def. Brian Dunlap 6-0, 6-0 FIRST DOUBLES: Nathan Martin-Luke Duncan (S) def. Parker ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

OVAC games postponed WHEELING, W.Va. — All of Friday’s OVAC softball championship games were postponed due to the heavy rainfall the area received. All of the championship games will be held today if the fields at the I-470 Complex are deemed playable. The schedule for games is as ...

Warriors hold off Salem

SALEM—Jordan Anderson powered the West Branch softball team at the mound and at the plate as the Warriors downed Salem 4-1 in a steady rain Thursday. Anderson got the Warriors (18-2, 8-1 EBC) rolling when she crushed a two-run homer to center in the third to make it 2-0. She finished with ...

MVAC to grow to 15 schools

Area high school sports may be getting another shakeup thanks to a proposed merger of the All-American Athletic Conference and the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference. This week the seven AAC schools in the Blue Tier including Crestview, Brookfield, Campbell, Champion, LaBrae, Newton Falls ...

Lisbon stuns Mooney

YOUNGSTOWN—The Lisbon softball team is showing no signs of slowing down. The Blue Devils kept their perfect record intact by outslugging Cardinal Mooney 14-11 in six innings on Thursday. McKenna Dailey slammed two home runs and racked up seven RBIs for Lisbon (17-0), while Autumn Oehlstrom ...

Heartland downs Lordstown, 18-2

LORDSTOWN—The Heartland Christian baseball team rolled over Lordstown 18-2 on Thursday. Aaron Gault led the way for the Lions (6-8) with a double, single and six RBIs. Zach Labon added a double, single and two RBIs, while Caleb Graft had a double, two singles and two RBIs. Also for the ...