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Twin Springs opens under new ownership

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GUILFORD LAKE - Twin Springs Golf Course is officially open to the public after owners Mitch and Francine McGuire held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. "We've been open to a few leagues and some people who have called for tee times, but we wanted to have an official opening date." ...

Southern Local standout named WYTV Male Athlete of Year

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YOUNGSTOWN- Southern Local standout Cam Grodhaus earned WYTV Male Student Athlete of the Year honors. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship to continue his academic and athletic career in college. Grodhaus was a three-sport athlete and straight-A student at Southern Local. He was a member of ...

Wife of Lou Holtz passes

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ORLANDO, Fla.- Beth Barcus Holtz, phlanthropist and wife of legendary football coach Lou Holtz has died following complications from years of cancer treatment at the age of 82. Born to Eleanor Josephine (Czech) Barcus and John Campbell Barcus on March 29, 1938, Beth was raised in East ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Local golfer finishes 34th MEDINA- Local golfer Jared Wilson of Columbiana finished tied for 34th in the Pyramid Treating/Minute Men Ohio Open Championship completed Wednesday. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot a 2-over 69 at Weymouth ...

Crestview leaving OVAC for new conference

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COLUMBIANA - And then there were 49. The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference membership - effective today - has been reduced to 49 schools as Columbiana Crestview has withdrawn. The Rebels, who joined the OVAC in November of 2016, are focusing on a newly formed two divisional conference in the ...

Local golfer makes cut

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MEDINA- Jared Wilson of Columbiana has made the cut at the 99th Ohio Open. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot an even 69 at Weymouth Club in the second round. He is tied at 24th at 1-under in the 237-golfer field. Two other local ...

Mount swim teams honored

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the University of Mount Union men's and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Mount Union was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring ...

Equizi receives Florida Hall of Fame honors

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Salem native Mark Equizi and Chris Halliday have been presented the Ernest Langford Pioneer Award and inducted into the Florida Region Hall of Fame. The Florida Region of USA Volleyball recognized the work that Halliday and Equizi put in at the beginning to make boys volleyball in Florida ...

Fine start for 2 local golfers

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MEDINA — Paul Wackerly of Minerva and Jared Wilson of Columbiana each got off to fine starts at the 99th Ohio Open. Wackerly shot a 3-under 69 at the Fox Meadow Country Club to tie for 10th in the 237-golfer field. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent ...