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USA Women’s Eagles to open play on Wednesday night

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2003 East Palestine graduate and USA Women’s Rugby Sevens operations manager Liz Strohecker, pictured third from left in the front row, was a part of a USA Women Rugby Sevens team photo during the team’s training camp in Mimasaka, Japan. The team is now in the Olympic Village in Tokyo as ...

Ledecky terminated in the 400-meter freestyle

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TOKYO — The Terminator knocked off Katie Ledecky at the Tokyo Olympics. Australia’s Ariarne Titmus chased down Ledecky to win one of the most anticipated races of the Summer Games, capturing the gold medal in the 400-meter freestyle with the second-fastest time in history ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Old-Timers blank Niles COLUMBIANA — The Chester Old-Timers men’s 50-lus baseball team knocked off Niles 3-0 on Sunday at Firestone Park. The team is 10-1 and hosts Girard at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Firestone Park. Dave Smith had six shutout innings for the winners. Bill Sattler had the ...

They’re all chasing Ohio State

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INDIANAPOLIS — There aren’t many revelations to be learned about Ohio State’s recent dominance in the Big Ten. But say the school’s name to Indiana senior wide receiver Ty Fryfogle and he smiles with anticipation. “I’m ready to beat ‘em,” Fryfogle said during Friday’s ...

Shake-up coming in Big 12

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INDIANAPOLIS — Conference realignment is back on the table in college sports just as three Power Five conferences are breaking in relatively new commissioners. While the Big 12 is trying to keep Oklahoma and Texas from being poached by the Southeastern Conference, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and ...

Fishing was his first love

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As you might have guessed fishing has always been a big part of my life. Unfortunately for my mother my love of all things fishing must have at times driven her crazy. I remember one occasion when she discovered my jeans pocket still held a few worms after she ran them through the wringer. ...