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Vuletich sets Reserve record

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NORTH JACKSON — Sophomore Dani Vuletich set the Western Reserve’s single-season scoring record as the Blue Devils dumped Jackson-Milton 42-41 on Monday in a regular season game. Vuletich had 24 points in the contest and now has 449 points on the season. The old record was held by Aleah ...

Torontoends in fourth

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COLUMBUS — Toronto finished fourth in Division IV of the final Associated Press high school boys basketball poll released Monday. The Red Knights (18-3), the two-time Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference champions, dropped a spot after falling to Wheeling Central, 63-53, in the Ohio Valley ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Pirates open with Taillon BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jameson Taillon will be the Pittsburgh Pirates’ opening-day starter. The right-hander will pitch March 28 against the Reds at Cincinnati, manager Clint Hurdle said. It will be the first opening-day start of Taillon’s four-year ...

Special day for Trimmer

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From Staff Reports YOUNGSTOWN—Youngstown State guard Melinda Trimmer had a Senior Day she’ll never forget Sunday. Trimmer, a 2015 West Branch graduate, scored 10 points, grabbed five rebounds and handed out three assists in her final regular season game at the Beeghly Center as the ...

Southern Local brings home EOAC crown

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SALINEVILLE — Southern Local was king of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference wrestling tournament on Saturday at Southern Local High School. The Indians produced four individual champions to earn the conference title over second-place Wellsville. Chance Wooley (120 pounds), Dylan ...

Beavers top Buckeye 8

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BELMONT — Beaver Local added another title to its long list of championships this season by running away with the Buckeye 8 Athletic League wrestling tournament championship on Saturday at Union Local High School. The Beavers registered eight championships on its way to scoring 338.5 points ...

Potters roll to district

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A year ago, Harrison Central head coach Bobbie Jo Parkinson sweated out the final results at the Ohio Division II boys sectional bowling tournament, not knowing if her Huskies would make the district field. There was no drama Saturday inside St. Clair Lanes. Bolstered by ...

DISTRICT SWIMMING

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The top two individuals and relays in each event along with 16 at-large qualifiers based on time advance to the state swimming meet at Branin Natatorium in Canton on Feb. 21-22: Friday DIVISION II Northeast District at Robert F. Busbey Natatorium, Cleveland State University Girls ...

PREP BASKETBALL

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Edgewood 88, Crestview 58 ASHTABULA — The state-ranked Ashtabula Edgewood boys captured its 20th win of the season and wrapped up the All-American Conference Blue Tier. championship with an 88-58 win over Crestview on Saturday afternoon. The Warriors — ranked seventh in the Division III ...

Like Huck Finn in a boat

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A recent issue of In-Fisherman magazine featured several full color pages of fishing boats. At least they called them fishing boats, but to me they looked like something out of Star Wars. The boats were sleek and had outboard motors that could have moved an aircraft carrier. Pretty neat ...