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Wright not slowing down

MASSILLON — Defending Division III state runner-up Justin Wright just shakes his head when he sees the times he’s running. “Anytime I run in the 100, I think back and wish I ran it last year,” said the Wellsville junior. All of his times in the tournament have bettered last year’s ...

Baker takes ninth at Div. II Championships

KINGSVILLE, Texas - East Liverpool High School graduate and Ashland University redshirt freshman Lindsay Baker finished ninth in the discus on Friday at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Javelina Stadium. Baker’s best throw of 162-feet, 9-inches came on her first ...

Kinsey breaks record

From Staff Reports NEW CONCORD—Beaver Local’s Teddi Kinsey set a school record with a time of 46.84 in the 300 hurdles during preliminary action of Thursday’s Div. II regional track meet at Muskingum University. Kinsey advanced to Saturday’s regional finals by finishing with the ...

Baker takes eighth in the hammer throw

KINGSVILLE, Texas - East Liverpool High School graduate and Ashland University redshirt freshman Lindsay Baker finished eighth in the hammer throw on Thursday at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Javelina Stadium. Baker’s best throw ...

Wright soars to Columbus

MASSILLON — The Massillon Division III regional boys long jump was like a state meet preview Wednesday. Six jumpers from the regional earned state berths — including both at-large ones. “It’s fun to be honest,” Western Reserve junior Josh Miller said. “They throw one out there. ...

Another district title for Toronto

MINERVA—The Toronto and Strasburg baseball squads have put together a nice tournament rivalry over the past three seasons, with each squaring off for a Division IV district title. The Tigers still hope to find out what defeating Toronto and the regional tournament are like, and that ...

Massillon Perry Div. III regional

BOYS RESULTS FINALS (Top four advance to state) 3200 RELAY: 1. East Canton (Colt Hemphill, Kyeem Newell-Owens, Nick Martino, Demetrius Snellenberger) 7:58.89; 2. Gilmour Academy 8:00.40; 3. McDonald 8:11.74; 4. Dalton 8:14.56; 5. Garaway 8:26.75; 6. Maplewood 8:28.45; 7. Newbury 8:31.25; ...

Eagles tag Blue Devils

STRUTHERS — Lisbon’s baseball team has been thankful to have Logan Bell be a key piece for all four years of his high school career. On Tuesday in the Div. IV district semifinal against Warren JFK at Cene Park, Bell didn’t go out the way he wanted to as the Eagles strung together eight ...

Red Knights still alive in Div. IV tournament

MINERVA — When it came time to decide where the Toronto baseball team wanted to place itself in the Division IV East District bracket, head coach Brian Perkins wanted to face top-seeded Berlin Hiland in the semifinal rather than the championship. “We knew coming in that Hiland has a great ...

Cline to play two sports for Glenville State

Oak Glen senior Josh Cline will continue his academic, baseball and golf careers at NCAA Div. II Glenville State College in the fall. Cline was a four-year starter and letterwinner, earned special honorable mention all-state, and was a first-team All-OVAC Class 4A member in baseball. He will ...