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Robb adds second state title

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CANTON — West Branch senior swimming standout Jamyson Robb was hoping to make quite a splash in Friday night’s finals of the state swimming meet before a packed house at C.T. Branin Natatorium. Stamp it mission accomplished — in bold green letters. Robb capped off a phenomenal high ...

Bertovich is top Bulldog

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From Staff Reports EAST PALESTINE—It was a historic night for the East Palestine boys basketball program Friday. Sophomore Jonathan Bertovich broke the single season boys basketball scoring record with 29 points as the Bulldogs lost to East Canton 82-56. Bertovich needed 28 points ...

Lions heading to Ohio’s first girls state wrestling

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From Staff and Wire Reports HILLIARD — Dozens of girls from across Ohio, including 10 from Minerva High School, will compete in the first girls wrestling state tournament this weekend. The Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association is sponsoring the tournament that will be held ...

Koontz to state

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From Staff Reports ZANESVILLE — Minerva senior Carly Koontz got off to a good start at the Division II East District bowling tournament Friday and kept going until she got back to state. Koontz was the girls district champion with a 578 series, finishing 32 pins ahead of runner-up Aleyna ...

West Branch’s Robb on state-record pace

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CANTON —West Branch senior Jamyson Robb swims her best when it means the most. Robb broke her own Division II state record in the 100-yard breaststroke in posting the top time in Thursday’s state preliminaries at C.T. Branin Natatorium. Her time of 1 minute, 1.27 seconds bettered her ...

Quakers get another shot

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SALEM — In an up-and-down season that has seen plenty of close finishes, it was only fitting that Salem’s Division II sectional final was a roller-coaster that came right down to the final seconds. With their season on the line, the fourth-seeded Quakers made all the plays they needed to ...

Branch routs Ravens

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From Staff Reports BELOIT — West Branch connected on 11 three-pointers, but only needed a couple Thursday. The top-seeded Warriors routed ninth-seeded Ravenna, 55-5, in a Division II sectional final. West Branch led 37-2 at halftime and 51-2 after three quarters. Peyton Alazaus had a ...

Beavers finish home slate on top

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CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local wrestling team put on a show in a 57-18 win over Boardman on senior night Wednesday. “I’m proud of the way this team competed tonight,” Beaver Local coach Johnny McComas said. “They battled hard to make sure our seniors ended their dual meet careers with ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Big win for YSU basketball YOUNGSTOWN (AP) — Darius Quisenberry had a career-high 41 points and Youngstown State beat Horizon League-leader Wright State 88-70 on Thursday night. Quisenberry was 14 of 26 from the field including a career-best 7-of-11 shooting from 3-point range. Naz ...

Robb: Life in the fast lane

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BELOIT — Winning a state swimming title last year has given West Branch senior Jamyson Robb confidence to do it again. “Last year was unexpected,” she said. “I didn’t really realize how much potential I had.” Now she does and the desire to repeat this week has fueled her to work ...