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Unbeaten West Branch survives scare at Salem

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SALEM — For West Branch, No. 50 never looked so good. Warrior junior quarterback Dru DeShields scored on a two-point conversion run in overtime to lift the Warriors to a 43-42 overtime win over arch-rival Salem before a rocking standing-room only crowd at Sebo Stadium Saturday night in ...

Wellsville evens mark with win over Leetonia

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WELLSVILLE — Wellsville came into Saturday’s Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference battle with Leetonia already knowing it would not make the playoffs, but the Tigers hammered home a point in a 35-8 win over the Bears. For the Tigers (4-4), Isaiah Greathouse had two rushing touchdowns and a 36 ...

Salem races to district title

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CANTON — The Salem girls are running out front like they have all season. The Quakers had three of the top six runners to capture the Division II district title Saturday at Glen Oak High School. Salem totaled 47 points, to easily get past runner-up Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary — which ...

Minerva girls, boys lead the Lions’ run

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CAMBRIDGE — Minerva ruled the roost on Saturday at the Div. II district cross country meet at Cambridge High School. The Lions boys and girls teams swept team titles to make it a banner day. “To win the district championship for both the boys and girls on a single day is truly special ...

Rebels, Eagles, Potters move on

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Crestview 12, Pymatuning Valley 0 COLUMBIANA — Crestview’s boys soccer team tripped up Pymatuning Valley 12-0 on Saturday in a Div. III sectional final. The Rebels (16-1-0) will host No. 12 seed LaBrae at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in a district semifinal. The Rebels beat the Vikings 13-1 in a ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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District next for Southern COLUMBIANA — Southern Local served up a 25-15, 25-17, 25-13 win over Badger in a Division IV sectional final on Saturday. The Indians (18-6), the sixth seed, will face ninth-seeded Jackson-Milton at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in a district semifinal at Lisbon High ...