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Southern climbs in state poll

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From Staff Reports COLUMBUS — Out of five state-ranked football teams from the area, only Southern Local and Springfield Local emerged victorious in week four. The two 4-0 squads are the only area teams remaining in the second Associated Press high school football poll released ...

Blue Devils move to 8-4

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From Staff Reports LISBON — Lisbon rallied past Jackson-Milton for a 25-18, 20-25, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13 win Monday. The Blue Devils improve to 8-4 on the season. Corinne Freeman totaled 17 kills, seven blocks and seven points and Maddie Liberati 12 kills, six blocks and 10 points to lead ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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United seeks softball coach HANOVERTON — United High School has an opening for girls varsity softball head coach. If interested, contact athletic director D.J. Ogilvie. Beaver Local golf outing CALCUTTA—The Beaver Local Class of 2020 will hold a golf outing Sunday at Turkana. The event ...

Beaver Local raises runner-up trophy

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From Staff Reports POLAND — The Beaver Local girls golf team was the Division II runner-up at the third annual Christine Terlesky Lake Club Inviational on Sunday. Youngstown Mooney won the Division II title with 359 strokes, followed by Beaver Local with 379. Columbiana was fourth with ...

Wisser guides Bulldogs

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From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE—Behind four goals and one assist from Parker Wisser the East Palestine soccer team overpowered Leetonia 8-4 Monday. The Bulldogs improve to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Also for East Palestine, Josh Welch had two goals ...

STATE POLL

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COLUMBUS (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the second weekly Associated Press poll of 2018 by OHSAA divisions with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1. Cincinnati Colerain ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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East Palestine at Lisbon 7th Grade: Lisbon won 25-16, 25-11 Monday. 8th Grade: East Palestine won 25-17, 25-20. Next: Lisbon hosts Columbiana Wednesday. Southern at Columbiana 7th Grade: Southern won 25-15, 25-17 Monday. Southern, Esther Forbes 9 points, Alexis Enginger 6. 8th Grade: ...

Steelers still out of sorts

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PITTSBURGH — Forget the communication issues in the secondary. The lack of a consistent pass rush. The inability to get off the field. Forget the eye-popping statistics the Pittsburgh Steelers gave up in a 42-37 loss to Kansas City on Sunday that left the two-time defending AFC North ...

Meyer’s back in charge at Ohio St.

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By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — No more acting for Ryan Day after more than a passing performance. Urban Meyer is back full time as Ohio State’s coach. Day can return his complete attention to being offensive coordinator and position coach for young quarterback ...

Potters down Rebels

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EAST LIVERPOOL—After a bit of a slow start, the East Liverpool volleyball team roared back and defeated state-ranked Crestview 20-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-20. The Potters run their record to 9-1 overall, while the Rebels—who are ranked 12th in Division III —drop their first match of the ...