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Baker gets sixth at Worlds

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TAMPERE, Finland — East Liverpool High School graduate Lindsay Baker mixed it up with some of the best in the world on Wednesday during the U20 International Association of Athletics Federations Championships at Ratina Stadium. The Ashland University red shirt freshman took sixth in the ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Train for a marathon SALEM — The Salem Community Center will be offering half and full marathon training starting at 8 a.m. on July 28. The training will last for 12 Saturdays. Register online at the Community Center’s web site or call (330) 332-5885. Mojo Open tournament CALCUTTA ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Baker at worlds today TAMPERE, Finland — Lindsay Baker, a 2017 graduate of East Liverpool High School, is going after a world championship today. Baker, the Ohio Division II state shot put champion in 2017, will be throwing in the IAAF (International Assocation of Athletics Federation) ...

PGA plans to be done before NFL

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The timing for a revamped PGA Tour schedule could not have been more appropriate. This is the 50-year anniversary of the PGA Tour breaking away from the PGA of America, leading to years of disharmony. Well, as much as this genteel game allows. And yet all these ...

Union takes a stand

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NEW YORK — The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that the new policy, which the league imposed without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and ...

LeBron makes it official

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LOS ANGELES — It’s official. LeBron is a Laker. The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of LeBron James as a free agent Monday night, confirming the seismic shift created by the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player’s decision to leave Cleveland for the 16-time champion franchise on ...

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Snodgrass takes over COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has placed incoming Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass into his new post as leader of the OHSAA earlier than planned. Outgoing commissioner Dr. Dan Ross planned to serve through Sept. 15, but the ...

On the hunt

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Kids ranging in ages from 8-12 compete in the calf scramble on Friday at Hoppel’s Championship Rodeo at Hoppel’s Arena in West Point. Four quick kids won rodeo T-shirts after pulling a ribbon from a calf’s tail.

Hearing protection should be a top priority

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Back when I was serving my 12-year sentence as a guest of the East Palestine education system I was forced to memorize things. Memorization seems to be very important to teachers. Why would I want to memorize things when I could be outside chasing fish, various critters and even grasshoppers? ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Twin Springs Wednesday Night League STANDINGS: Barnes Trucking. 76.5, Keith and Colton 76, Jerry and Larry 74, Rooster and Fat Hen 69.5, Tim and Tad 67.5, Wayne’s World 67, Santini GC 66, High Efficiency 64, Brandon and Jared 64, Chris and Glen 63, Sam and Chris 63, OTS Restoration 62.5, ...