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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

South Range 49, Struthers 42 STRUTHERS— In a high-scoring affair, South Range outlasted the Struthers Wildcats in a 49-42 victory in Friday’s Northeast 8 Athletic Conference battle. The passing attack of South Range (6-3, 4-2) was the difference, as the Raiders outgained the Wildcats ...

Top-seeded Canfield dispatches Branch

NILES — For the second time in three years, the Canfield Cardinals girls soccer program is district champions. A goal from Morgan Carey (27:40) and Hannah Stein (16:40) in the first half were the only two goals for the game as the Cardinals beat the West Branch Warriors in the Division II ...

FOOTBALL FORECAST

Southern at Wellsville 7 p.m., Friday The Indians (8-0, 4-0) are a win away from securing at least a share of the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference title. Wellsville (5-3, 3-2) wraps up its league schedule here but it will be a tough climb for the depleted Tigers to get into the playoffs ...

AREA LEADERS

(Through Week 8) SCORING OFFENSE Team Avg. 1. Springfield 45.6 2. Southern Local 43.3 3. Western Reserve 41.5 4. Oak Glen 40.0 5. South Range 33.0 6. East Liverpool 29.2 7. ...

Rudolph powers Steeler offense

The Pittsburgh Steelers couldn’t have picked a better week to have a bye than they had this year. With the increasing number of injuries, they needed this past week to heal and to also break new players into their system. Right defensive end Stephon Tuitt’s season-ending injury is a major ...

PREP FOOTBALL

Area standings EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONF. Team League Overall Southern 4-0 8-0 Columbiana 3-1 5-3 Wellsville 3-2 5-3 Leetonia 2-2 5-3 United 2-2 3-5 Lisbon 1-3 1-7 East Palestine 0-5 0-8 ——— MAHONING VALLEY ATHLETIC CONF. Springfield 5-0 8-0 Western ...

Beavers save best for Potters

WINTERSVILLE—The Beaver Local soccer team has experienced its share of tough regular season losses to archrival East Liverpool over the past two seasons. In both years, however, the Beavers have saved their best for when it matters the most. In the fourth meeting between the two squads ...

Tigers bounce Devils

COLUMBIANA — Wellsville’s volleyball team doesn’t have any seniors, but that doesn’t seem to be slowing the Tigers down. The Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference champion Tigers knocked off Lisbon for the third time this season, 25-13, 25-27, 25-17, 25-11, on Wednesday in the Div. IV ...

Rebels on the way up

SALEM — Crestview’s volleyball team is peaking at the right time. The Rebels booked their trip to the Div. III district final with a 25-20, 25-19, 25-16 win over Waterloo on Wednesday at Salem High School. Crestview will meet South Range at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the district final. ...

Quakers meet the end of the line

BELOIT – The third-seeded Salen Quakers volleyball team entered the Division II district tournament having overcome a lot of adversity this season, but the second-seeded Canfield Cardinals proved to be too much for the Quakers as they fell 25-13, 25-16, 25-21 in a district semifinal match ...