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Kovalcik was state’s best

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NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Maggie Kovalcik is a natural-born leader. During Sunday’s Ohio Valley Athletic Conference All-Star soccer match, Kovalcik was barking out instructions to her teammates. Yes, in a game meant to be fun, the Golden Bears senior was taking it as serious as a state ...

Grodhaus, Sloan earn first-team honors

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CANTON — Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference tri-champions Southern Local, United and Columbiana highlight area selections on the 2018 Northeast Inland All-District high school football team, while seniors Dominic Perry of Crestview and Parker Sherry of East Palestine are repeat first-team ...

ALL-NORTHEASTINDLAND

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The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Northeast Inland All-District high school football teams, selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION I FIRST TEAM Offense Ends—Chris Kelly, Medina, 5-foot-11, 185 pounds, senior; Jake Ryan, Massillon Jackson, 6-3, 170, jr.; Khyree Woody, ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Leetonia needs coach LEETONIA — Leetonia is searching for a head softball coach. Candidates should send letter of interest along with a resume by Nov. 21 to Leetonia Schools, Att. Ed Ridgeway, 450 Walnut St., Leetonia, OH, 44431. Kovalcik chips in with assist ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Oak ...

Chubb, Mayfield power Browns to victory

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CLEVELAND— Before he rolled out of bed, Baker Mayfield had a premonition of near perfection. More than a hunch. “When I woke up this morning, I was feeling pretty dangerous,” the Browns rookie quarterback said with a smile and a hint of arrogance. “I just woke up feeling really ...

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

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COLUMBUS —Regional Championship pairings for the 2018 Ohio High School Athletic Association playoffs. Pairings are shown with home team listed first along with seeds and regular-season records: Division I Games at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 Region 1 1 Mentor (11-1) vs. 7 Lakewood St. ...

Ohio, W.V. play to a draw

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE—The Ohio and West Virginia squads played to a 1-1 draw in the OVAC Boys Soccer All-Star Match Sunday. Indian Creek’s Alpha Jallow got Ohio on the board with a goal just 40 seconds into the match. Wheeling Park’s James Hoffman scored the tying goal with 12 minutes left in ...

Givens, Woodyard named first teamers

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Beaver Local’s Garrett Givens and East Liverpool’s Nick Woodyard highlighted area standouts on the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association Eastern District Football All-Star Team released today. Givens, a 6-foot, 2-inch, 225-pound senior linebacker, was named to the first team defense. ...

STATE CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS

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HEBRON — Results of the 90th annual boys and 41st annual girls state cross country meets held Saturday at National Trail Raceway: DIVISION III BOYS TEAM SCORES 1. Fort Loramie (127), 2. Cincinnati Summit Country Day (145), 3. East Canton (155), 4. McDonald (161), 5. Mount Gilead (165), ...

2018 EASTERN DISTRICT FOOTBALL ALL-STARS

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2018 The Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association Eastern District Football All-Star Team Division II First Team Offense Quarterbacks: Alec Sayre, Dover, 6-0, 195, sr.; Luke Fargus, Dresden Tri-Valley, 6-1, 208, sr. Running Back: Kyler Folkert, Dover, 6-0, 180, sr. Ends: Ethan ...