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Quakers are young and relentless

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SALEM — Coming into this season with five new starters, first-year Salem coach Jeff Andres knew the Quakers would be a work in progress. Gradually, the pieces have been falling into place in practice. Friday was the first time everything came together on the court. Senior guard Josh Young ...

East Liverpool rolling along

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Talent-laden East Liverpool maintained its first-place grip in the Buckeye 8 North Division boys basketball standings as the Potters rolled to an 80-38 league romp over Buckeye Local Friday night on the Potters’ home hardwood. East Liverpool raised its record to 4-1 ...

Tigers rally by Clippers

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From Staff Reports WELLSVILLE — Garrett Scott scored 17 of his game-high 22 points in the second half as Wellsville rallied past Columbiana, 64-56, Friday. The Tigers trailed 32-19 at halftime and pulled within 46-44 after three quarters as Scott collected 10 points in the third ...

United downs Southern Local

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From Staff Reports HANOVERTON — United’s Parker Hydrick had 18 points and four assists as the Eagles downed Southern Local, 56-51, Friday. United is 4-1 and 3-1 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Southern fell to 2-2 and 2-2 in the EOAC. Alex Birtalan had 15 points and eight ...

Purple pain for Mt. Union

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From Staff and Wire Reports SHENANDOAH, Texas — After falling to Mount Union last year in the Division III championship game, Mary Hardin-Baylor not only wanted to get back to the title game — and beat the Purple Raiders. The Crusaders did that Friday night. Jase Hammack threw for 147 ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Akron picks Arth AKRON — Tom Arth, who led John Carroll University to the NCAA Division III semifinals as a player and coach, has been named the University of Akron’s new head football coach. He will be introduced at press conference at 4 p.m. Monday at InfoCision Stadium. The ...

Bears control Potters

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EAST LIVERPOOL—The Oak Glen wrestling team defeated East Liverpool 50-21 in a dual meet Thursday. Shawn Moore, Gavin Ray, Peyton Hall and Jonathan Creese all collected pins for the Golden Bears. For East Liverpool, Howard Williams and Devon Keys each won by pin. Logan Bennett also won by ...

Clippers shoot to thrill

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WELLSVILLE — Columbiana’s girls basketball team scorched the nets for 12 threes in an 86-27 win over Wellsville on Thursday. Columbiana — 4-2 overall — moves to 4-0 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Wellsville is 0-5, 0-4. Kayla Muslovski led the Clippers with 34 points ...

Mount places five on AP All-America

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Five Mount Union football players graced the 2018 Associated Press All-America Football Teams released Thursday. Senior defensive back Louis Berry, senior linebacker Danny Robinson and junior defensive lineman Andrew Roesch are all first team selections while junior wide receiver Justin Hill ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL

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Oak Glen falls to Creek NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Despite a frustrating second half and numerous fouls, the Indian Creek girls basketball team outlasted Oak Glen for a 60-42 victory on Thursday. The Redskins (6-0) led 30-14 at halftime before the Golden Bears (2-3) attempted a comeback, ...