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Canton South hurdles Salem

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SALEM — The top two defensive teams in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference collided Friday night when Salem met Canton South in a battle of unbeatens at Reilly Stadium. So what happened? An offensive shootout, of course. Salem, which had yielded just 57 points in its first four games ...

Second-ranked South Range remains perfect

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GREENFORD — Peyton Remish ran for three touchdowns in the final 8 minutes of the second quarter to lift state-ranked South Range over Brookfield, 27-20, Friday. The Raiders, ranked second in the Division V state poll, improve to 5-0 heading into next Friday’s game at ...

Toronto puts hurts on Leetonia

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LEETONIA — The Toronto Red Kights have displayed a high powered offense led by junior quarterback Nate Karaffa all season, and Friday night was no exception as the Red Knight picked up a 40-7 victory on the road against the Leetonia Bears. “We looked real good,” Toronto coach Eric Meek ...

Branch blitzes Minerva

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BELOIT—The West Branch football team rolled over Minerva 31-7 Friday. The Warriors improve to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference. Minerva loses its 25th straight game and falls to 0-5, 0-2. Quarterback T.J. DeShields led the Warriors completing 23-of-37 passes ...

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Wellsville’s Kinley Martin reacts after striking the ball on Thursday. Going up for the block are Southern’s Riley Felton and Stella Karcher.

Indians heating up at right time

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SALINEVILLE — The Southern Indians continued their undefeated season defeating Wellsville 25-14, 25-17, 25-18 on Thursday at Southern Local High School. Southern’s (13-0, 10-0 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference) Anna Sevek contributed to this win because she knew what she had to do ...

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Crestview’s Preslyn Wolfe (21) and Sidney Rambo (10) try to block an attack on Thursday at Heartland Christian.

Rebels block Lions

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COLUMBIANA — MacKenzie Daub had 15 kills and three blocks to lead Crestview to a 25-20, 25-13, 25-19 win over Heartland Christian on Thursday. Crestview is 13-2. Emily Emch added eight kills and five points. Tess Neville had six kills. Haley Eskra had 25 assists, 11 points and 10 digs. ...

Beavers pick up a trophy

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ZOAR — Beaver Local’s girls golf team finished third overall in the regular season-ending girls golf Tri-County League tournament on Thursday at Zoar Golf Club. Beaver Local shot a 359. For the Beavers, Hayley Phillips had an 86, Bekah Kyler 87, Carsyn Hoppel 93 and Reed McGeehan 93. ...

Bulldogs attack Red Knights

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TORONTO — A rough start set the tone for the Toronto volleyball team, which struggled at the outset, and East Palestine took advantage as the Bulldogs defeated the Red Knights in three sets, 25-7, 25-16, 25-15. “They are a good team,” Toronto head coach Cathie Thomas said about the ...

Beavers blitz Harrison

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CADIZ—The Beaver Local boys soccer team rolled over Harrison Central 4-1 Thursday. Drew Theiss powered the Beavers (4-4-2) with two goals. Shane Wright had one goal and one assist, while Josh Williams had one goal and Josh Speelman one assist. Austin McCoy had five saves in goal. The ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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VOLLEYBALL Wellsville at Steubenville 7th Grade: Wellsville won 25-17, 25-10 Thursday. Wellsville: Alana Amato 18 points, 13 aces; Aubrey Ramsey 13 points, 9 aces, 1 kill. 8th Grade: Wellsville won 25-12, 25-17. Wellsville: Emily McNicol 16 points, 9 aces, 6 assists; Jayla Corbin 7 ...