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PREP TENNIS

Salem 5, Lordstown 0 LORDSTOWN — Salem’s girls tennis team was a 5-0 winner over Lordstown on Friday. For Salem, Elena Economous and Emma Griffith both won singles matches by a 6-0, 6-0 count Blake Oller won by forfeit. Sam Sarginger and Emily Holt won a doubles match by a score of ...

Beavers best Rebels, Irish

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local had two golfers shoot in the 30s in defeating Crestview and Ursuline on Thursday at Beaver Meadows. The Beavers shot 157 to Crestview’s 177 and Ursuline’s 162. For Beaver, Cruz Ward had a 36, Logan Ours 39, Luke Eyster 40, Sky Pappas 42 and Timmy McGeehan ...

St. John to host hoops tourneys again

COLUMBUS — The Ohio boys and girls state high school basketball tournaments are on the move. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced on Thursday that the 2020 and 2021 girls state basketball tournaments and the 2021 boys state tournament will be held at St. John Arena. Both ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Mount Union makes top 50 ALLIANCE — To celebrate the 150th season of college football, ESPN produced a list of the 50 best college football programs and Mount Union is the highest non-Division I program at No. 16. ESPN came up with a metric with a goal in its words to “Honor the ...

Hutton leads Quaker girls vs. Branch

SALEM — Salem’s girls golf team earned its first win of the campaign by topping West Branch 223-240 on Wednesday at Salem Hills. For Salem, Kelly Hutton led with a 41. Also for the Quakers, Lexi Miller had a 57, Paige Bailey 62 and Emma Brown 63. For West Branch, Sydney Milliken had ...

TENNIS

United 5, East Palestine 0 EAST PALESTINE—The United girls tennis team blanked East Palestine 5-0 on Wednesday. The Eagles are at West Branch Friday. FIRST SINGLES: Morgan Hovorka (U) def. Isabella McLaughlin, 5-7, 7-5, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Emily McKarns (U) def. Brianna Horvath, 6-4, ...

Steelers think fondly of Drake

LATROBE, Pa. — Gray, rainy skies and a subdued, sparse fan turnout made for a fitting setting Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Steelers returned to practice for the first time since the sudden death of wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. Drake, a longtime NFL and college assistant, was found dead ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

5K event set for Saturday SALEM — The 5th annual Run Fast Winged 5K/1-Mile Walk will be held on Saturday at Memorial Park. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with the walk/run set to begin at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 if registered by Friday. Cost is $20 on day of race. Pre-register at runsignup.com ...

BoSox get revenge

CLEVELAND— Jackie Bradley Jr. homered with one out in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox edged the Cleveland Indians 7-6 on Tuesday night after blowing a late lead and potential win for ace Chris Sale. Rafael Devers had six hits — four doubles — and made a costly error at third base ...

Area football scrimmages

BEAVER LOCAL Friday, Aug. 16, at Carrollton, 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at South Range, 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA Saturday, Aug. 17, host Indian Creek, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, host Western Reserve, 7 p.m. CRESTVIEW Friday, Aug. 16, at Lisbon, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, host East ...