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Rudolph powers Steeler offense

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The Pittsburgh Steelers couldn’t have picked a better week to have a bye than they had this year. With the increasing number of injuries, they needed this past week to heal and to also break new players into their system. Right defensive end Stephon Tuitt’s season-ending injury is a major ...

PREP FOOTBALL

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Area standings EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONF. Team League Overall Southern 4-0 8-0 Columbiana 3-1 5-3 Wellsville 3-2 5-3 Leetonia 2-2 5-3 United 2-2 3-5 Lisbon 1-3 1-7 East Palestine 0-5 0-8 ——— MAHONING VALLEY ATHLETIC CONF. Springfield 5-0 8-0 Western ...

Beavers save best for Potters

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WINTERSVILLE—The Beaver Local soccer team has experienced its share of tough regular season losses to archrival East Liverpool over the past two seasons. In both years, however, the Beavers have saved their best for when it matters the most. In the fourth meeting between the two squads ...

Tigers bounce Devils

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COLUMBIANA — Wellsville’s volleyball team doesn’t have any seniors, but that doesn’t seem to be slowing the Tigers down. The Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference champion Tigers knocked off Lisbon for the third time this season, 25-13, 25-27, 25-17, 25-11, on Wednesday in the Div. IV ...

Rebels on the way up

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SALEM — Crestview’s volleyball team is peaking at the right time. The Rebels booked their trip to the Div. III district final with a 25-20, 25-19, 25-16 win over Waterloo on Wednesday at Salem High School. Crestview will meet South Range at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the district final. ...

Quakers meet the end of the line

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BELOIT – The third-seeded Salen Quakers volleyball team entered the Division II district tournament having overcome a lot of adversity this season, but the second-seeded Canfield Cardinals proved to be too much for the Quakers as they fell 25-13, 25-16, 25-21 in a district semifinal match ...

Crestview gets to United early and often

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HANOVERTON — Senior Dakota Shaffer scored less than 4 minutes in to put third-seeded Crestview on its way to a 4-0 win over second-seeded United in a Division III district semifinal Tuesday night. Shaffer’s goal off an assist by Dale McGoogan at the 3:48 mark gave the Rebels an early lead ...

Potters ousted

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From Staff Reports CADIZ—The season came to an end for the East Liverpool volleyball team Tuesday. The fourth-seeded Potters fell to sixth-seeded Meadowbrook 25-17, 25-13, 25-17 in a Div. II district semifinal at Harrison Central High School. Meadowbrook advances to take on second-seeded ...

Range boots Mooney

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GREENFORD—A penalty kick is a shot taken from 12 yards from the goal line and centered between the touchlines. The South Range Raiders had given up eight to nine penalty kicks on the year according to their coach Mike Bailey. They hadn’t stopped any on the year. So, when Cardinal ...

COMPUTER RATINGS

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COLUMBUS — The top eight schools from each region in the final OHSAA football computer ratings Nov. 3 will qualify for the playoffs: DIVISION III Region 9 — 1. New Philadelphia (8-0) 22.4554, 2. Streetsboro (8-0) 21.7375, 3. Aurora (8-0) 19.3625, 4. Steubenville (5-2) 18.6847, 5. Chagrin ...