Indians can’t pick just one closer

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CLEVELAND — The Indians’ opener is Thursday in Detroit. Their closer isn’t nearly as definitive. Cleveland enters the season with uncertainty at several positions, questions about whether their offense can produce enough to back a strong starting staff and manager Terry Francona ...


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Potter Relays postponed EAST LIVERPOOL — The seventh annual Bill Thornberry Potter Relays scheduled for today have been postponed due to the winter weather forecast. East Liverpool school officials are trying to reschedule the track meet for next Thursday. Lindor gets $341 million NEW YORK ...

New start in Wellsville

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WELLSVILLE — The day was made for Wellsville’s first home track meet in more than 50 years. Wellsville hosted Columbiana, United and Valley Christian at Nicholson Stadium on Tuesday afternoon for the Tigers’ first home meet since the mid-1960s. The four-lane all-weather track was part ...

Area stars get D-II mentions

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COLUMBUS — Salem senior Kyla Jamison has been a mainstay in the Quakers’ lineup during her high school career. Jamison received special mention on the Division II Ohio high school girls basketball team released by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association on Tuesday. West Branch senior ...


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COLUMBUS – The 2020-21 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I All-Ohio high school girls basketball team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Imarianah Russell, Reynoldsburg, 5-11, jr., 19.5 (points per game); Emma Shumate, Newark, 6-1, sr., 13; KK Bransford, ...

Eagles pound Bulldogs

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HANOVERTON — United’s softball team improved to 3-0 with a 13-1 win over East Palestine in five innings. Sam Lippiatt had a home run and two doubles for the winners. Mati Zines added three hits. Tori Firth had two hits, while Savannah Burton had a single and double. Colby Burton had a ...