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Late night Warriors win again

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AKRON — For the second time since 2018 the West Branch girls softball team will be playing for a Division II regional championship. The Warriors blew a close game open with a nine-run sixth inning en route to an 12-2 regional semifinal rout of Revere in six innings at rainy Firestone ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Range plays two today Wednesday’s rainy weather affected several area baseball and softball tournament schedules. The South Range-Rootstown Div. III district final baseball game originally scheduled for Wednesday was moved to 5 p.m. today at Waddell Park in Niles. The Div. III regional ...

Potters team up for state

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EAST LIVERPOOL — East Liverpool tennis duo Preston Dawson and Norman Butler are not bothered being an underdog in a sport that is usually dominated by blue-blood programs across the state. “These bigger schools never expect schools in the middle of nowhere and small towns to come out ...

Heartland makes history against Southern

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STRUTHERS — The third-seeded Heartland Christian Lions baseball team is making history. For the first time in the school’s history, the Lions have a team sport heading to a district final. On Tuesday night they took that big step with a resounding 17-3 mercy-rule victory over the ...

Rough ending to a good season for Lisbon

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STRUTHERS — Anything that could go wrong did go wrong for 10th-seeded Lisbon as it fell to fourth-seeded Warren JFK, 14-1, in a Div. IV district baseball semifinal at Cene Park on Tuesday. The Eagles batted around as they scored nine times in the first two innings, leaving Lisbon in the ...

Sports Briefing

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Salem, Range in district Salem and South Range will be playing for district baseball championships at 5 p.m. today. Second-seeded Salem takes on seventh-seeded Chardon in a Division II district final at Louisville High School. Second-seeded South Range will meet top-seeded Rootstown in a ...