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Indian Creek routs Beavers

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WINTERSVILLE—Trevor Fante made his last regular season appearance inside Kettlewell Stadium one to remember Friday night. The talented tailback ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns as Indian Creek used a strong second half to dust off Buckeye 8 North rival Beaver Local 37-7 on Senior ...

Quakers have lofty goals

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SALEM — It’s down to two to hopefully make eight for the Salem Quakers— as in win its last two games to make the final eight in its Division IV playoff region and qualify for the postseason. The Quakers took another step toward that goal Friday night as they rolled to a 42-13 Eastern ...

Lisbon falls

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NEWTON FALLS—The Lisbon football team fell to Newton Falls 28-7 in non-conference action on Friday. The Blue Devils fall to 1-7 overall. Newton Falls improves to 2-6. R.J. Schreffler had the only Lisbon score with a 15-yard ruhsing touchdown in the fourth quarter. Newton Falls ...

PREP FOOTBALL

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West Holmes 56, West Branch 34 BELOIT — West Holmes opened up a 21-0 lead and got past West Branch, 56-34, Friday. West Holmes’ Gavin Freeman ran for 161 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries, while quarterback Noah Clark passed for 200 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 90 ...

Leetonia captures fifth win

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From Staff Reports LEETONIA — Juniors Dylan Durick and Marco Ferry combined for five touchdowns as Leetonia ran over East Palestine, 48-0, in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play Friday. The Bears are 5-3 overall — winning five games in a season for the first time since 2012 — and ...

Beaver stuns Bears

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From Staff Reports WARSAW — Beaver Local’s girls soccer team isn’t ready to wrap up the season yet. Riley Britt scored on a Madison Cline assist with 12 minutes left in the second overtime as the Beavers dumped top-seeded River View 1-0 in a sectional final on Thursday. ...

Braves oust Beavers

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From Staff Reports CALCUTTA — Third-seeded Beaver Local bowed out of the Div. II sectional tournament with a 25-12, 25-23, 25-23 loss to eighth-seeded Indian Valley on Thursday. For the Beavers, Bailey Bowersock had two kills and nine digs. Karlee Furman had 18 assists, two kills, four ...

Creek respects Beavers

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WINTERSVILLE — Indian Creek coach Andrew Connor has a lot of respect for Mike McKenzie and his Beaver Local program. The two Buckeye 8 North rivals meet tonight at Kettlewell Stadium with the Redskins looking to keep working toward a playoff spot — and potential home game. “Over the ...

CROSS COUNTRY

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District back at GlenOak CANTON — The Canton district cross country meet is back at GlenOak High School for the second year in a row Saturday. Columbiana, East Palestine, Heartland, Leetonia, Lisbon, Sebring, Southern and United will compete in Division III and West Branch in ...