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CROSS COUNTRY

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Briceland gains PAC honors NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Washington & Jefferson junior Maggie Briceland claimed All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference honors in cross country. Briceland, a former United High School standout, finished 14th out of 118 runners as Washington & Jefferson’s ...

Lisbon can only look ahead

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LISBON — The Lisbon football team has lost three straight games and heading into its third straight playoff appearance the team is looking to turn it around this week. “Going into the playoffs its a whole other monster,” senior Mason Rance said, “Anything can happen and it is ...

Lisbon can only look ahead

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LISBON — The Lisbon football team has lost three straight games and heading into its third straight playoff appearance the team is looking to turn it around this week. “Going into the playoffs its a whole other monster,” senior Mason Rance said, “Anything can happen and it is ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Lisbon tickets on sale LISBON — Tickets for Lisbon’s Division VII playoff football game will on sale at the high school from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday. Presale tickets are $8. All tickets at the gate are $9. Any questions, call athletic director Kyle Bing at (330) 424-3215 ...

Springfield’s Kylee Kosek splits Elyria Catholic’s Abby Birsic (left) and Riley Doll in regional semifinal action Tuesday night.

Tigers shut out for first time this year

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GREEN — The Springfield girls soccer team season ended after making its first regionals trip in program history on Tuesday night. Elyria Catholic beat Springfield 6-0 at Green High School. Elyria Catholic advances to face Kirtland in the Division III regional finals on Saturday. The ...

Rebels grateful for another opportunity

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COLUMBIANA—When the Crestview football team trudged off the field following its week six game against South Range, the scoreboard read South Range 34, Crestview 7. It was the Rebels third straight loss and their record sat at 2-4. The furthest thing from anybody’s mind was a potential ...

Salem coach Ron Johnson talks to quarterback Mitch Davidson during the game against West Branch on Saturday at Reilly Stadium.

Quakers have tough task in Big Red

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SALEM — Another playoff trip is upon Salem and the Quakers are seeing Red once again. Salem is staring down it’s second meeting with the Steubenville Big Red in the playoffs in three years. The Quakers believe the experience they gained in their Div. IV second-round matchup against ...

Big Red, South Range among top teams

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COLUMBUS — South Range closed out the final Associated Press state media football poll with the No. 2 ranking in Div. V on Monday. The Raiders (10-0) host Crestview (6-4) in the first round of the playoffs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. South Range beat Crestview 34-7 in a regular season game ...

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East Palestine’s Zach Strickland runs onto the field before the Bulldogs’ game against Columbiana on Friday. The Bulldogs will be at Mogadore for the first round of the playoffs this Friday.

Six teams to play on the road

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It looks like a good time for a road trip. Seven area high school football teams have qualified for the playoffs and six of them will be playing away games at 7:30 p.m. this Friday. Salem, Lisbon, East Palestine, Crestview, Columbiana, South Range and Western Reserve all did enough to earn ...

Playoff bound

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Six state playoff games involving seven area teams will be played Friday. Here is a list of how many times the teams have competed in the state playoffs: Crestview at South Range At Ralph Witmer Field 7:30 p.m. Friday South Range (16) — 2017, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, ...