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High school golfers tee off this week for 2020 season

In the midst of the uncertainty surrounding the high school fall sports season, at least one sport is moving forward: high school golf.CHS BoysThe Warriors of Carrollton officially started practice Aug. 1 and kick off the season this week with a busy schedule. Wednesday, they travel to Union Country Club at

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Born to drag race

Corey Griffith writes his page in family history book with back-to-back wins at World Footbrake Challenge By Leigh Ann RutledgeAssociate EditorCorey Griffith was born to drag race.Griffith grew up in the Summitville-Salineville area with his younger sisters, identical twins Casey and Carissa. The trio is the third generation of Griffiths

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Carrollton alumni planning July 25 golf outing

Carrollton High School alumni from all years are invited to play in the 2020 CHS Alumni Golf Outing July 25 at Carroll Meadows Golf Course.Due to coronavirus restrictions, space is limited on the course for the outing, which begins at 8 a.m. Teams consist of two golfers. Cost is $45

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Life is a ‘day job and race cars’

For cousins Clayton Oliver, Noah Patterson By Leigh Ann RutledgeAssociate Editor Cousins Clayton Oliver and Noah Patterson are carrying on the family tradition of racing.They race in the local series at Midvale Speedway in the Compact Class (driving Chevys) and in the Midwest Compact Touring Series. The cousins grew up

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Peebles Racing has done it all

Dirt, asphalt, demo and circle track By Leigh Ann RutledgeAssociate EditorMoney can’t buy everything. It can’t buy happiness, health or a blown tire on a race car.Especially the tire that sent Josh Peebles into the wall at Bristol Motor Speedway at 90 mph; the same wall legendary NASCAR drivers, Dale

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McLean Racing spans three generations; throttles forward

In the family circle By Leigh Ann RutledgeAssociate EditorCircle track racing is a legacy in a Carrollton family.From a 1955 Buick weighing nearly two tons to a ’71 Chevelle, a Chevy Cavalier and a custom-built modified, the McLean Family has been a staple in racing since the late 1960s.Three generations

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Warriors hit the practice field

Members of the 2020 Carrollton High School football team are on the practice field at Community Field. Second-year coach Jim Tsilimos said the squad is hosting conditioning drills three days a week during the month of June, under guidelines set forth by the Ohio High School Athletic Association and the

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