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Kid’s Day coming up LISBON — The Columbiana County Fish and Game Association will present its Kid’s Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 27 at the club’s grounds on Middle Beaver Road. The free event will include archery, paintball, .22 rifle and pistol target shooting and trap ...

Stokes soars to AAU national title

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Oak Glen’s Skye Stokes helped her Amateur Athletic Union volleyball team capture a national championship earlier this week at the 46th annual AAU Junior Volleyball National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Stokes’ Mintonette m.71 team started off its time ...

Catfish tournament winners

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Josh Keener (left) and William Robb (right), both of Wellsville, earned their second Chester-Newell Catfish Tournament victories of the season on Saturday, June 15. Keener was the Biggest Fish winner with a 21 1/4 channel catfish. Robb was the Lucky Draw winner with a channel catfish. The next ...

Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros

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HOUSTON (AP) — Rap music spilled out of the doors of the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse and muffled but joyful chants could be heard above the tunes. The Pirates took a minute to celebrate on Thursday after a second straight rout handed the Houston Astros their first home series loss of the ...

Buckeyes blanked, 21-0

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BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — After three consecutive victories, Ohio’s recent momentum was stopped in its tracks during Wednesday’s 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Pennsylvania took advantage of Buckeye miscues for all three scores, while the defense hung tough as the Keystoners ...

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Girls wrestling recognized COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association voted unanimously on Tuesday to sponsor a girls state wrestling tournament. The event will take place Feb. 22-23 at Hilliard Davidson High School. According to the Ohio High School Athletic ...

OHIO MVPS

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2019 — Jalen Moman (East Liverpool) offense Zack Stouffer (Springfield) defense 2018 — Mathias Combs (South Range) offense  Peyton Remish (South Range) defense 2017 — Mitch Davidson (Columbiana) offense Branzen Grodhaus ...

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Bill Galchick Field dedication SALEM — The Centennial North baseball field located by the swimming pool in Centennial Park in Salem, will be dedicated as “Bill Galchick Field” at 11 a.m. Saturday. The public is invited to join in honoring the late Bill Galchick, who coached baseball ...

Sweeney excited for one more chance

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LISBON—Lisbon running back Justin Sweeney will get a chance to ensure that his last high school football game ends with a positive memory. Sweeney, who saw his senior season cruelly cut short with a torn ACL in week two, will suit up one more time as he tries to help Ohio to its fourth ...

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OHSAA hands out awards COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association has awarded $170,750 in college scholarships to 199 recent high school graduates following selections made this spring by the OHSAA’s six District Athletic Boards. The OHSAA’s annual college scholarship ...