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South Range gets back at Crestview

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STRUTHERS—South Range freshman pitcher Jake Gehring wanted the ball for the team’s Division III semifinal against Crestview on Wednesday at Cene Park. “I’ve thrown all year and I trust my stuff,” Gehring said. “I want to do what’s best for my team and be able to play for a ...

Time runs out for Columbiana

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STRUTHERS—After barging into the district semifinals as a nine-seed, the Columbiana baseball team didn’t have quite enough magic to pull another upset. The Clippers battled fifth-seeded Mogadore for nine tension-filled innings Wednesday before finally succumbing on a bases-loaded passed ...

East Canton walks off against Clips

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BERLIN CENTER — Second-seeded Columbiana went toe-to-toe with top-seeded East Canton for 6 2/3 innings of their Division IV district championship softball game at Western Reserve High School on Wednesday. But with the score tied at 1-1 and two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, East ...

Jarrett, Sloan jump way to district titles

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NEW MIDDLETOWN — Area athletes jumped their way to regionals Wednesday. United senior Camryn Jarrett won the Springfield Division III district high jump title for the second straight year, while Southern Local freshman Bradly Sloan won the boys long jump. Jarrett, a two-time state ...

Springfield Div. III district

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BOYS RESULTS (Top four advance to Massillon Perry regional) 3200 RELAY: 1. McDonald (Eli Street, Brody Rupe, Zack Canada, Connor Symbolik) 8:38.78; 2. United 8:40.01; 3. Columbiana 8:50.70; 4. Lowellville 8:58.58; 5. Crestview 9:16.83; 6. Springfield 9:20.43; 7. Jackson-Milton ...

Clippers crush Crusaders

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BERLIN CENTER—An experienced Columbiana Clipper softball team has an edge during this tournament as it rolled to a 10-0 win in six innings over Canton Central Catholic in the Div. IV district semifinals on Tuesday at Western Reserve. “Any game could be my last game,” Columbiana senior ...

Western Reserve bites the dust

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BERLIN CENTER—It was the end of the road for the Western Reserve softball team on Tuesday as it ran into an East Canton team that could hit the ball from the top to the bottom of the lineup. “East Canton has a lot of good hitters on that team,” Western Reserve coach Joe Serensky ...

Area standouts seek return trips to state

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The climb to the top of the podium starts this week for area track standouts. Lisbon senior high jumper Seth Stokes, Crestview junior shot putter Dominic Perry and Salem junior discus thrower Caitlyn Marx have produced some of the top marks in the state this season. Stokes placed second in ...

Steelers love their rookies

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There were two local connections at the Pittsburgh Steelers mini rookie camp, which was held this past weekend at the team’s practice facility on Pittsburgh’s South Side. Former Youngstown Cardinal Mooney High School linebacker Courtney Love and former Youngstown State wide receiver ...

South Range falls; Springfield advances

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GREENFORD — South Range’s softball team had the top seed in the Division III district tournament, but Waterloo had other plans. The fifth-seeded Vikings pushed across four runs late to upset the Raiders 4-3 in a district semifinal on Monday at South Range High School. South Range ends ...