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The hat makes the man

What is the first thing you put on in the morning? Well, if you are a L’Amour fan, as I am you have read that the first thing a cowboy dons is his hat. That seems a bit strange to me as L’Amour’s heroes are usually facing bad guys with six-shooters. If it were me I’d begin each day ...

Raiders knocking on the door of state

MASSILLON — It was a pitchers’ duel deluxe — with some 10th-inning offensive fireworks impressively sprinkled in. South Range’s baseball team finds itself at the doorstep of a trip to the state tournament after pulling out a pulsating 1-0 win over Gilmour Academy in a classic Division ...

Local Tennis

2021 North Eastern Tennis League FINAL STANDINGS West Branch 9-1 East Liverpool 7-1 United 6-4 Salem 4-5 Lordstown 2-7 East Palestine 0-10 First Team All-Stars J.D. Brain, West Branch Justin Cederbloom, West Branch Jeffrey Legros, West Branch Seth Ayers, West ...

Only doubles left for Bears

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Oak Glen’s girls singles players all bowed out on Thursday during Class A/AA state tennis action at various sites in Charleston. In No. 1 singles play, Lyndsey Reynolds advanced with an 8-4 win over Charleston Catholic’s Hannah Atassi in the opening round. ...

State softball

State Softball Tournament Pairings Games at Firestone Stadium, Akron (Home team listed first) DIVISION I No. 9 Whitehouse Anthony Wayne (26-4) vs. No. 2 Pataskala Watkins Memorial (32-1), Friday, 10 a.m. (game resumes) No. 1 West Chester Lakota West (30-1) vs. Massillon Perry (26-6), ...

Area track and field leaders

Here are the top high school track and field times and marks in Columbiana County and southern Mahoning County through June 3, according to meet results reported to the Morning Journal: BOYS LEADERS 110 HURDLES: William Hardenbrook (Crestview) 14.6, Ryan Irwin (West Branch) 15.41, Cameron ...

Canton McKinley player says coaches forced him to eat pork despite beliefs

CANTON — An attorney for an Ohio high school football player who says coaches forced him to eat pork in violation of his religious beliefs for missing a voluntary workout has announced plans to sue the school district. Canton McKinley head football coach Marcus Wattley and seven assistant ...

Muirfield always a challenge

DUBLIN, Ohio — Jon Rahm was motoring to victory along the back nine of Muirfield Village last year at the Memorial, and just as compelling was the activity on the front nine. Heavy equipment was inside the ropes, ripping out huge strips of turf. Rahm returned to what tournament host Jack ...

Garrett done courting

BEREA — Myles Garrett can dump all the quarterbacks he wants. His dunking days are over. The Browns’ All-Pro defensive end, who recently posted videos on Twitter and Instagram of him dominating on the basketball court, has put his hoops game on hold. On Wednesday, Garrett, who is ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Salem plays No. 1 Canfield CANTON — The Salem baseball team is back in the regionals for the first time since 1999. The Quakers (26-3) will play top-ranked Canfield (21-0) in a Division II regional semifinal at 2 p.m. today at Joe Gilhousen Field at Canton GlenOak High School Canfield ...