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Southern off to a solid start

COLUMBIANA – The Southern Indians have high hopes for this season. On Friday night at Crestview, they methodically pulled away from the Rebels to stay unbeaten on the young season with a 62-38 victory. The Indians improve to 3-0 on the season while the Rebels drop to 0-3. “I think we ...

Springfield cheers turn to tears

CANTON — It was the one moment Springfield coach Sean Guerriero wasn’t ready for at the Division VI state championship game Friday. He and the Tigers were well aware of the star-studded backfield of Anna High School. Guerriero knew the Rockets’ defense was going to blitz from all ...

Brownfield, Davis power Devils in EOAC opener

From Staff Reports LEETONIA — Lisbon’s boys basketball team got 14 points from Blayne Brownfield and 13 more from Michael Davis as the Blue Devils knocked off Leetonia 57-33 on Friday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play. Lisbon is 1-3 and 1-0 in the league, while Leetonia is 0-2, ...

Photography can lure one into a love of the outdoors

I fell in love with photography the first time I watched an image come to life in a tray of developer. It seemed like magic to my young eyes. This happened when a slightly older neighborhood boy showed me his basic developing kit. I believe that was the beginning of what would years later ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

5K gets into the spirit COLUMBIANA — Twas the Night Before 5K will be held on Wednesday at Firestone Park. The race is slated for a 6 p.m. start with registration beginning at 4:30 p.m. The Siembida & Boggs Philanthropic Foundation, organizers of the race, is partnering with Kristina ...

GAME NOTES

¯ Springfield head coach Sean Guerriero huddled with his team before the trophy presentation Friday. “Thank you,” he said. “Thank you for what you’ve done this year.” ¯ Springfield played 11 games against teams with winning records and two more against 5-5 squads. Anna played ...

BOWLING RESULTS

Greene Memorial League HIGH TEAM SERIES: (scratch) Turvy Cards.com 2869; (hdcp) Pat’s Painting 3135. HIGH TEAM GAMES: (scratch) Tri State Lanes 994; (hdcp) New Dimension 1078. HIGH INDIVIDUAL GAMES: (scratch) Mike Ross 257; (hdcp) Tim Keyes 276. HIGH INDIVIDUAL SERIES: (scratch) Mike ...

ARCHERY RESULTS

Indoor Archery Results Wednesday Night Bowhunters at Westville Lake STANDINGS: Austin Mehl 11; Jason Ring 10 1/2; Scott Weikart 8 1/2; Troy Todd 7 1/2; Justin Fraser 7 1/2; Drew Russell 6; Ben Johnston 5; Bill Readshaw 4 1/2; Ty Griffiths 3; Connor Hedrick 2; Jim Mehl 1 1/2; Owen Sutton ...

Rebels run past Lisbon

COLUMBIANA — Krista Perry had 19 points, 10 rebounds and three assists as Crestview bounced Lisbon 58-45 on Thursday in girls hoops action. Tanner Hoffer had 17 points and eight rebounds. Shianna Mathes chipped in 11 points, while Payton Huff had nine assists and three steals. Crestview ...

BOWLING

Potters score a sweep EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool’s boys and girls bowling teams struck down Crestview on Thursday at Walnut Lanes. The Potter boys won 2,414 to 2,052, improving to 4-1 overall. Alfred Todd had a high game of 223 and a series of 440 for the Potters. Paxton Grimes ...