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Opening night goes wrong for Clippers

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BERLIN CENTER —In the last two season openers, the Western Reserve defense was torched by Columbiana for a combined 107 points in a pair of shootout losses. The Blue Devils saw to it that this seasons resultwas far different. Keyed by touchdowns on their first two offensive plays and a ...

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Tomlin to start for Scrappers NILES — Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin will make a rehab start for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers today. The Scrappers are set to host the West Virginia Black Bears at 7 p.m. Tomlin, who injured his left hamstring in July, is expected to pitch ...

Potters bested by Branch

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The West Branch girls tennis team beat East Liverpool and the rain. The Warriors opened up a 3-0 lead and was leading the two doubles matches before play was suspended due to rain. The doubles matches will be completed when East Liverpool visits West Branch on Aug. ...

Oak Glen tested against one of Columbiana County’s best

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COLUMBIANA — Crestview had no trouble with Oak Glen as the Rebels turned in a 9-0 victory over the Golden Bears on Thursday. For the Rebels, Mitch Lindsay and Jeff Roberts had two goals each. Scott Murray, Jordan Scheller, Luke Wickline, Gorka Lazpiur and Shane Sneddon each had single goal ...

Football season is finally upon us

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Another high school football season kicks off tonight with most of the players watching. Columbiana travels to Western Reserve at 7 p.m. today in the only Thursday opener in the area. “I like being the first guy out of the shoot,” Columbiana coach Bob Spaite said. “ We had the summer ...

Potters downed by Creek

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MINGO JUNCTION—Statistics can be deceiving. That was the case during the first half of the girls soccer game between Indian Creek and East Liverpool Wednesday evening at Muth Field. The Redskins outshot the Potters by only a margin of 11-10 in the first 40 minutes of play, but the hosts led ...

Southern outlasts Columbiana

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COLUMBIANA — Lizzie Willis, Maddie Paxson and Erin Boyle each scored 12 points as Southern Local beat Columbiana, 25-17, 20-25, 25-22, 25-20, Wednesday. Willis also had 38 attacks and 13 kills and Paxson 35 attacks and nine kills. Anna Sevek totaled 17 attacks, six kills and four solo ...

Beavers topple Clippers

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EAST LIVERPOOL—Beaver Local used a solid all-around effort to defeat Columbiana 171-193 in girls golf action Wednesday at Turkana. Beaver Local’s Carsyn Hoppel was the medalist with a 41, while Mckenna Kyler added a 42, Reed McGeehan 43 and Hayley Phillips 45. For the Clippers (4-2) ...

Potters edge Redskins

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Josh Recktenwald led the offense and Izaiha Browning sparked the defense to guid the East Liverpool boys to a 4-3 win over Indian Creek on Wednesday. Recktenwald scored three goals and Shawn Johnston had the other. Aiden Payne collected three assists. Mikey Argabrite made ...

East Liverpool slips by United

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HANOVERTON — East Liverpool evened its mark at 2-2 by edging United, 3-2, Wednesday. East Liverpool will host West Branch today. FIRST SINGLES: Grace Maroscher (U) def. Makayla Arcuragi, 6-1, 6-1. SECOND SINGLES: Frankie Heffinger (U) def. Chloe Stewart, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5. THIRD SINGLES: ...