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Clippers, Indians make a play for EOAC

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COLUMBUS — The voters were not kind to area football teams as several dropped out of the Associated Press state football poll released on Monday. Southern Local (7-1) recovered from its loss against United to take down Wellsville last Friday but it wasn’t enough to keep the Indians in ...

Quakers blank Irish

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SALEM — Salem’s girls soccer team came on strong in the second half to blank Ursuline 4-0 on Monday in a Div. II sectional opener at Reilly Stadium. Salem (12-4-1) will be at second-seeded Lakeview (14-1-1) on Thursday for a 7 p.m. start. The Quakers scored all four of their goals after ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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VOLLEYBALL EASTERN BUCKEYE CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS West Branch vs. Alliance 7th Grade: West Branch won 21-25, 25-9, 25-17 Monday. West Branch: Blake Thomas 14 points, 6 aces; Chloe Dennison 12 points, 8 assists; 1 ace; Mikalyn Fitts 19 kills, 2 blocks. Next: EBC Championship, West Branch ...

EBC co-champs celebrate

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Salem’s volleyball team grabbed a share of the first Eastern Buckeye Conference volleyball title last week with a five-set win over Carrollton. Josie Miller led the way against the Warriors with 45 assists as Echo Mayer-Kutz had 29 kills. Caitlyn Marz chipped in 11 kills, while Kennedy Grimes ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Bowling Green fires Jinks BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green fired coach Mike Jinks midway through his third season, with the Falcons winless against FBS competition. Athletic director Bob Moosbrugger announced the move Sunday. Defensive coordinator Carl Pelini, the former head ...

Another trophy for Rebels

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MORRISTOWN — Crestview’s volleyball team added another piece of hardware to its trophy case with a 19-25, 25-20, 19-25, 25-19, 15-5 win over Fort Frye on Saturday in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 3A final at Union Local High School. The Rebels, already winners of the ...

Southern Local proves itself again

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MORRISTOWN — During its short time in the OVAC, Southern Local has established itself as one of the conference’s best when it comes to volleyball. Further evidence of that came Saturday evening. Riley Felton delivered 18 kills, including the game winner, as the Indians posted a 16-25, ...

East Liverpool makes it three straight titles

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MORRISTOWN — Another year, another OVAC championship for East Liverpool. The Potters have a dynasty in the making as they secured their third straight 4A OVAC title as they defeated Oak Glen 25-17, 25-14, 25-23 Saturday at Union Local High School. “I love it,” East Liverpool coach ...

Quakers, Lions at top of EBC

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From Staff Reports SEBRING — A year after winning their first Northeastern Buckeye Conference cross country title, the Salem boys won the inaugural Eastern Buckeye Conference Cross Country Meet on Saturday. The Quakers had five of the top 13 finishers at Copeland Oaks to top the boys ...

East Palestine boys win claim Sim Earich title

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CORTLAND — East Palestine is making a habit of winning the Sim Earich Cross Country Invitational. The East Palestine girls won the Division III title last year, while the Bulldog boys took their turn this year at the 42nd annual meet Saturday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Andrew ...