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Christopher leads Quakers at Marlington Invitational

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ALLIANCE — Salem junior Hunter Christopher raced to victory at the Ashley White Stumpf Invitational on Saturday. Christopher topped the 276-runner boys field, covering the 3.1-mile course at Marlington High School in 16 minutes, 25.3 seconds. He bested the field by 14 seconds. The Salem ...

YSU drops opener

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YOUNGSTOWN — Will Marty threw two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and Drew Bevelhimer drilled a 44-yard field goal with four seconds left to win it as Butler stunned No. 24 Youngstown State 23-21 on Saturday in a season opener for both teams at Stambaugh Stadium. The Bulldogs — who came ...

Righetti kicks field goal in Mount Union victory

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ALLIANCE — Defending NCAA Division III national champion Mount Union opened the 2018 football season with a 54-0 victory over Rose-Hulman Saturday night at Mount Union Stadium. The Purple Raiders have won 31 straight season openers and have a nation’s best 16-game win streak. Mount ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Suburban at Columbiana COLUMBIANA — The Ward Athletic Complex behind Columbiana High School will host the second week of Suburban League cross country action Tuesday. Fourteen schools will compete including host Columbiana, Beaver Local, Boardman, Crestview, East Liverpool, East Palestine, ...

Cure for the summertime blues

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This summer’s fishing has not been overly kind to me and I’m trying to learn the reason why. Oh, I’ve caught fish, but during previous seasons I’ve had no trouble catching plenty of crappies and walleyes here at the lake. So why is this season different? Is it the weather? Maybe, ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Twin Springs Monday Night League STANDINGS: Twin Springs 58, OTS Cleaning 58, Luke and Jay 57.5, John and Helen’s 55, Garage Door Opener 47.5, Finish Line Coffee 47, Mitch and Jess 47, OTS Restoration 44.5, Ray Lewis 44.5, Al and Sam 43, Wayne and Jay 41, Seligman GC 28. Twin Springs ...

Reserve keeps Bulldogs winless

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BERLIN CENTER — In a battle between league champions from last year, the Western Reserve Blue Devils pounded out a hard-fought 41-19 victory over East Palestine on Friday. That pounding was the result of 302 rushing yards by the Devils on the night. The Devils improve to 2-0 on the season, ...

Salem gets to United right from the opening kickoff

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HANOVERTON — Salem High School junior playmaker Niko Walter had an electrifying 90-yard scoring return on the game’s opening kickoff and the Quakers never looked back in a 22-0 win over United Local before a packed house Friday night. “That (kickoff return for a score) was a great way ...

West Branch routs Beaver Local, 50-7

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CALCUTTA—At this time last season, the West Branch Warriors were an injury-plagued team wondering how they were going to piece things together after dropping their first two games to Crestview and Beaver Local. One year later, the outlook couldn’t be more different. After opening with a ...

East Liverpool comeback falls just short

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WINTERSVILLE—Every snap mattered under the bright lights of Kettlewell Memorial Stadium on Friday night. Indian Creek made just enough big plays to stave off a fierce East Liverpool rally in pocketing a 26-20 victory. The Potters reeled off 20 unanswered points in the second half but the ...