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Beaver’s Givens preps for Blue-Grey All-American Bowl

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DALLAS — Beaver Local senior Garrett Givens will be playing in the annual Blue-Grey All-American Bowl on Monday at AT&T Stadium. “It’s a great honor to be selected to a national bowl game where I will be able to represent my school and area in Dallas Cowboys stadium,” Givens said. ...

Clippers storm past Blue Devils and are in a league of their own

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COLUMBIANA—The Columbiana girls basketball team stormed past Lisbon 54-35 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Monday. The Clippers improve to 3-0 in the EOAC and are now in sole possession of first place. Lisbon falls to 3-3, 1-2. Kayla Muslovski led the Clipper attack with 23 ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Guerriero is North head MASSILLON — The area will be well represented at the 73rd annual Ohio North-South Classic at Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium on April 27. Springfield’s Sean Guerriero will be the head coach the Division IV-VII North squad. His assistants will be ...

JUNIOR HIGH

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BOYS BASKETBALL Lisbon vs. Columbiana 7th Grade: Lisbon won 31-20 Monday. Lisbon, Trevor Siefke 9 points, Tate Wallen 8; Columbiana, Hall 8, Brown 8. 8th Grade: Columbiana won 35-25. Columbiana, Pipoly 10 points, Spooner 6; Lisbon, Vinnie Iiler 9, Aiden Dale 8. Toronto at East ...

Danger: Orange alert!

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CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield took the snap in victory formation and dropped to one knee. The cocky rookie quarterback urged the crowd to make more noise, and when the clock hit zeroes, the stadium’s sound system blasted “Danger Zone.” The Browns have become hazardous to your playoff ...

Akron undone in final

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Amar Sejdic scored on a penalty kick in the 57th minute and Maryland held off Akron 1-0 on Sunday night to win its fourth NCAA men’s soccer title. Akron’s Colin Biros kicked Johaness Bergmann in the face pursuing the ball inside the 18-yard box, resulting in the ...

Salem, West Branch brace for showdown

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SALEM—The Salem girls basketball team demolished Alliance 73-17 in Eastern Buckeye Conference action Saturday. The Quakers are now 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the EBC. Casey Johnson led the way for Salem with 17 points, five rebounds, five steals, and four assists. Echo Mayer-Kutz added 11 ...

Mount Union’s defense saves the day

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ALLIANCE — Mount Union’s defense has scored almost as many points as it has given up. Trevor Cox and Gabe Brown had long interception returns for touchdowns to propel top-ranked Mount Union past 13th-ranked Johns Hopkins (Md.), 28-20, in an NCAA Division III semifinal Saturday. The win ...

Beavers open in EOWL

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HOWLAND—Beaver Local opened the Eastern Ohio Wrestling League schedule with a 62-10 win over Howland on Saturday. “Wins in the EOWL are hard to come by, our kids handled the environment and the early start time appropriately,” Beaver Local coach Jordan Williams said. “I am proud of ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Notre Dame season ends VALDOSTA, Ga. — David Brown returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown as third-ranked Valdosta State rallied past No. 11 Notre Dame College (Ohio), 30-24, in an NCAA Division II semifinal playoff game in front of 4,672 fans at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The ...