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League showdowns decide who gets the trophy

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COLUMBUS — Springfield and Poland are the only teams from Mahoning and Columbiana counties in the latest Associated Press high school football poll. Springfield (8-0) climbs two spots to second in Division VI, while Poland (6-2) is tied for 13th in Division IV. The Tigers — who have ...

Beaver Local’s season ends against Dover

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MINERVA — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team thought it had the breakthrough it needed when Chansyn Hoppel put away an excellent counter attack effort with nearly four minutes left in regulation on Monday in a Div. II district semifinal at Minerva’s Hines Stadium. Dover wasn’t about to ...

PREP SOCCER

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West Branch 1, Lakeview 0 CORTLAND — Lexi Biery scored the lone goal off an assist from Jillian Pidgeon in the scond half as third-seeded West Branch blanked second-seeded Lakeview, 1-0, in a Division II girls soccer district semifinal Monday. Sam Plocher recorded the shutout in goal for ...

Potters, Beavers on collision course

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Get ready for round eight. The Beaver Local and East Liverpool boys soccer teams both won Division II sectional titles Saturday to set up their eighth battle in two years. “I know they will be after us,” East Liverpool coach Zack Kinsey said. “There are no ...

Blue Devils take down Lions

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COLUMBIANA — Sixth-seeded Lisbon put away third-seeded Heartland Christian, 12-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-22 in a Columbiana Division IV sectional final Saturday. Maddie Liberati totaled 22 kills and 15 digs, Callie Steed 18 points and 14 kills an Justyce Vrable 15 points to highlight the Blue ...

Eagles, Rebels set for district semis

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HANOVERTON — Jaret Hahn collected two goals and two assists and Zach Jewell one goal and two assists as second-seeded United blanked seventh-seeded Est Palestine, 7-0, in a Division III sectional final Saturday. Rounding out the attack were Kade Blake, Ethan Stout and Luke Medure with ...

Bulldogs head to regional

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CANTON — The East Palestine boys and seven area individuals made it out of the Canton district cross country meet Saturday. The Bulldogs, led by a fourth-place finish by senior Cole Rutledge, finished third in the Division III team standings with 124 points. East Canton was first and ...

Canton district cross county

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DIVISION II BOYS RESULTS STANDINGS (Top four advance to Boardman regional): 1. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (55), 2. Tuslaw (119), 3. Akron Springfield (133), 4. Fairless (150), 5. Marlington (158), 6. Akron Coventry (173), 7. Rootstown (197), 8. Canton South (204), 9. West Branch (221), 10. ...

Trumbull district cross county

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DIVISION II BOYS RESULTS STANDINGS (Top five advance to Boardman regional): 1. Poland (31), 2. Salem (68), 3. Crestwood (100), 4. Lakeview (103), 5. Ursuline (158), 6. Garrettsville Garfield (174), 7. Girard (223), 8. Hawken (261), 9. Wickliffe (265), 10. Chaney (270), 11. Champion (279), ...

Cambridge district cross county

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DIVISION II BOYS RESULTS STANDINGS (Top six advance to Pickerington regional): 1. Minerva (80), 2. River View (94), 3. Martins Ferry (122), 4. John Glenn (161), 5. West Holmes (169), 6. Meadowbrook (180), 7. Indian Valley (203), 8. Harrison Central (214), 9. Tri-Valley (219), 10. St. ...