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Rebels coach resigns

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COLUMBIANA — Crestview boys basketball coach Jeff Wilson recently submitted his letter of resignation. Superintendent Matthew Manley said Wilson resigned for personal reasons and was not suspended at the time. The Rebels won six games in less than two seasons under Wilson. He is not a ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Burt wins EOWL title Salem’s Cyle Burt won the 80-pound class at the Eastern Ohio Wrestling League junior high tournament on Saturday. Other Salem placers included Donnie Oesch (fourth) Xavier Ansman (sixth place) and Britt Allen (sixth). Harris tops in Mahoning WARREN — Youngstown ...

Meadowbrook runs over East Liverpool

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BYESVILLE — Tuesday’s OVAC Class 4A semifinal game played out like “The Tortoise and the Hare” ... and we all know how that fable goes. Visiting East Liverpool came out of the starting blocks like the rapid rabbit, racing to a 10-point lead 2 1/2 minutes into the second quarter, but ...

Knights wear Tigers down

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WHEELING, W.Va. — Wellsville coach David “Bug” Thompson was looking to give Wheeling Central some different looks during Tuesday’s OVAC 2A semifinal contest on “Skip” Prosser Court. The game plan was working well early on but the Maroon Knights’ athleticism and depth began to ...

Salem’s latest win is must see TV

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SALEM — The Salem girls basketball team had little time to catch their breath after wrapping up the Eastern Buckeye Conference title Saturday. With the live camera’s of MyYTV’s Game of the Week rolling, the Quakers welcomed Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference champion Columbiana to Cabas ...

East Palestine gets 17th win

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From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE — East Palestine closed out its winningest regular season in years with a 61-18 win over Lowellville on Monday. The Bulldogs improve to 17-5 overall. Jocelyn Fristik led the Bulldogs with 12 points, all in the first half. Paige Snyder added 10 points, ...

Beavers rally past Devils

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From Staff Reports LISBON — Fresh off its first OVAC title in school history, the Beaver Local girls basketball team kept it going with a 49-46 win over Lisbon on Monday. Jenna Riccardo led the Beavers (14-7) with 24 points. Lisbon (15-6) led by seven at the half. Izzy Perez led the ...

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Toronto still third in poll COLUMBUS — State-ranked Toronto had to work for its 18th win of the season. The Red Knights, who remain third in the Associated Press Division IV high school boys basketball poll, needed Trillion West’s three-pointer at the end of regulation to force overtime ...

BOYS POLL

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COLUMBUS — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio High School boys basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1, Cin. Moeller (18) 19-0 203 2, Dublin ...

Indians roll over Beavers

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From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — Southern Local bested Beaver Local 51-45 on Monday in boys basketball action. Cam Grodhaus had 14 points and four steals for the Indians. Brock Smalley added 10 points and four assists. Nick May had eight boards. Luke Chetock had 13 points, four rebounds ...