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Comets keep shining

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LISBON — The Columbiana County Comets Special Olympics basketball team, which finished third in the Ohio Division 4 championships, closed out another successful season Wednesday night. The Comets prevailed over the county Board of Developmental Disabilities staff again as they scored a ...

Edison pours it on Potters

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From Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL—The East Liverpool baseball team opened the season with a 20-2 loss to Edison Monday. Trevor Wern had a hit and two runs scored for the Potters. Devin Toothman, Kamren Klakos, Logan Bennett and Derek Klein each singled. The Potters are at Steubenville ...

Lisbon slugs United

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From Staff Reports LISBON — The Lisbon softball team is off to a good start. The Blue Devils scored 11 runs in the first inning and slugged United, 21-0, in five innings in Monday’s season opener. Autumn Oehlstrom drove in four runs with a home run, triple and double and also scored ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Golf league has openings NEW GARDEN — The Thursday Morning Senior Golf League at Eagle Pass Golf Course is looking for new male or female members age 50 and over. Membership is $20 for the season. The league starts on May 2. If interested, call (330) 332-9593.

County Classic tonight

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LISBON — The 34th annual Columbiana County Classic, featuring the top senior boys and girls basketball players in the county, will be held tonight at Lisbon High School. The girls game will start at 6 p.m., followed by the boys game. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for ...

COUNTY CLASSIC MVPS

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BOYS 2018—Chase Ackerman (Salem), Zak Pappas (Beaver Local). 2017—Burdette Baker (Columbiana), Jon Gerace (Salem). 2016—Josh Craig (Lisbon), Isaac Davidson (East Liverpool). 2015—Devin Rice (Columbiana), Nigel Spann (Wellsville). 2014—Jared Lyder (Beaver Local), Seth ...

Warriors ace Bulldogs

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From Staff Reports EAST PAESTINE —The West Branch tennis team opened the season with a 4-1 win over East Palestine on Monday at East Palestine City Park. West Branch will play Alliance today at Silver Park. FIRST SINGLES: J.D. Brain (WB) def. Micah Beal, 6-0, 6-3. SECOND: Elizabeth ...

Buckeyes won’t be a Cinderella

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TULSA, Okla. — Houston’s fans chanted “Sweet 16” in the final minute of the Cougars’ NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State. The celebration was long overdue — 35 years, to be exact — since the Cougars have made this trip. Corey Davis scored 21 points to help Houston defeat Ohio ...

TENNIS

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BOYS Oak Glen at North Marion Saturday Oak Glen 7, North Marion 0 FIRST SINGLES: Lucca Contin (OG) def. Shane Humphreys, 8-6 SECOND SINGLES: Brogan Moran (OG) def. Beau Bearden, 8-3 THIRD SINGLES: Parker Provenzano (OG) def. Braeden Berry, 8-1 FOURTH SINGLES: Zack Alley (OG) def. ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Rebels host alumni games COLUMBIANA — Crestview is hosting three alumni basketball games on May 11. A women’s alumni game will begin at 5:30 p.m. A 30 and over men’s alumni game will follow with the men’s 30 and under alumni game to conclude the evening. Anyone who attended ...