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Area running stars come out during Salem night race

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SALEM — Andy Morgan of Cortland keeps adding to his impressive running resume. Morgan, who was the state runner-up in leading the Maplewood boys to the 2005 Division III state cross country title, won the 25th annual Star Trax 5K Night Run on Saturday. He covered the 3.1-mile course that ...

High school football scrimmages

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BEAVER LOCAL Saturday, Aug. 11, host Carrollton, 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at South Range, 6 p.m. CANFIELD Friday, Aug. 10, at Hubbard, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, host Lakeview, 7 p.m. COLUMBIANA Saturday, Aug. 11, host Indian Creek, 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Rootstown, 6 ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Meet the Blue Devils LISBON—The community is invited to meet the Lisbon fall athletes on Friday. The parade begins at 6 p.m. at the Columbiana County fairgrounds. In the event of rain, athletes will report directly to the high school gymnasium gymnasium. Clipper Cross Country ...

Steelers eager to evaluate young players

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When the Pittsburgh Steelers square off with the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night in Philadelphia, it will be 207 days since the Steelers took the field versus someone other than their teammates. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The final score in this first preseason game doesn’t matter. What ...

PREP GOLF

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Beavers take fifth PARIS—The Beaver Local girls golf team finished fifth out of 16 teams in the Tri-County Tournament at Pleasant View Golf Club Tuesday. The Beavers shot an 18-hole total of 375, led Hayley Phillips and McKenna Kyler with 87s. Leetonia 215, Southern 217 COLUMBIANA ...

Clippers take Tigers in opener

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Columbiana opened the boys golf season with a 160-200 win over Wellsville on Monday at Cedar Hills. For Columbiana, Tyler Anderson had a 38, Seth Ross 39, Sean Whitehead 41 and Nate Whitehead 42. For Wellsville, Shawn Osborn had a 44, Luke Green 48, Jared Garner 49 and ...

OSU hires outside firm

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks, the university said Sunday night. Ohio State said in a release that a ...

Farewell to Akron

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AKRON — Nervous at the start, Justin Thomas was in full control at the Bridgestone Invitational to the end. He had a four-shot lead and faced a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole that would only determine his margin of victory. And then he nearly lost it. He marked his ball, turned ...

Mr Freeze chills out at West Virginia Derby

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Mr Freeze, in only his fourth start, chilled a solid bunch of 3-year-olds with a strong front-end victory in the $500,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort on Saturday. Owned by Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister and trained by ...

A real fish story

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It’s August, and I’d like to tell you that the fish are jumping into my boat, but that would really be fake news, and I try to keep this column honest. It’s not that I’m not trying. On one day last week I tried to beat the hot sun, and the hot speed boats, by getting on the lake by ...