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Sebring finishes off Lisbon in overtime

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SEBRING — Sebring was the fourth seed and Lisbon the fifth seed and they played like two evenly-matched boys basketball teams when they collided in a barnburner before a packed house in a Division II sectional championship game Friday night. In fact, the two teams were so evenly matched, ...

Raiders beat Clippers and continue crusade

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GREENFORD—In the moments following Friday’s 52-32 sectional final victory over Columbiana, the minds of the South Range boys basketball team inevitably began to turn to the next obstacle ahead. “We get another shot at same team (Canton Central Catholic) that’s beaten us the last two ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Lisbon youth ball signups LISBON — The Lisbon Baseball-Softball Association will be holding signups for youth recreational baseball and softball from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the newly remodeled meeting room at Dickey Baseball/Softball Complex. For more information call David Tolson at ...

Minerva girls place eighth

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From Staff Reports COLUMBUS — The Minerva girls bowling team advanced to the state championship round for the third time in the last four years Friday. The Lions placed eighth in the Division II state tournament at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. Minerva was ninth after the three ...

Todd looks to leave his mark

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EAST LIVERPOOL—When East Liverpool senior Billy Todd took up bowling roughly a decade ago, he couldn’t envision the role the sport would go on to play in his life. “I think I was seven or eight when I first started,” Todd said. “My parents encouraged my brother and I to join a youth ...

MLS keeps growing

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By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Major League Soccer embarks this weekend on its 24th season with, appropriately enough, 24 teams. FC Cincinnati joins the league this season, with Nashville and Miami teed up to start next year and Austin coming aboard in 2021. MLS has added 11 teams ...

Top-seeded Salem falls to Liberty

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STRUTHERS — The top-seeded Salem Quakers girls basketball team fell behind the fifth-seeded Liberty Leopards early, and never could quite get out of the hole, dropping a 50-43 decision in the Struthers District Division III semifinal contest Wednesday night. “I’m so proud of the strides ...

Southeast ousts South Range

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STRUTHERS — It was a sea of burgundy and gold swashbuckling foes with the third-seeded Southeast Pirates pulling out a hard-fought 55-50 win over the second-seeded South Range Raiders in Wednesday’s second game of the Struthers Division III District Semi-Final in Struthers. The loss ends ...

One more step to state

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From Staff Reports HEATH—The Beaver Local wrestling team will have 14 wrestlers gunning for state tournament berths at this weekend’s Div. II district tournament at Heath High School. East Liverpool’s Skylor Wooley and Kaz Zubay will also be competing when action gets under way at 4 ...

TRACK AND FIELD

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Nationals next for Baker ASHLAND — Former East Liverpool state champion Lindsay Baker is one of 13 Ashland University athletes heading to the 2019 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships in Kansas on March 8-9. Baker, the top seed as a freshman at Ashland University, won the ...