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Burress, Carman stand at the state wrestling tournament By Leigh Ann Rutledge CCM Reporter The state wrestling tournament was heartwarming for one wrestler and heartbreaking for the other. Minerva senior Jarrett Burress and Carrollton freshman Josh Carman placed second and fourth, respectively in the 84th Ohio State Wrestling Individual Tournament.

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Hawks outscore Hornets late, win district title

Another Hiland-Malvern classic  By Bob Evans Correspondent Over the years the Malvern Hornets and Hiland Hawks have played some classic basketball games. Last Friday’s Division IV district championship will find its way into that category. In a game in which the lead changed hands many times, the Hawks outscored

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STATE BOUND: Barker, Carman, Pidgeon; Walker; Burress, Norris, Norris

Different look to state tourney for 2021 The Ohio School Athletic Association’s 84th State Wrestling Tournament is scheduled March 13 and 14 at three separate venues across the state. Due to COVID-19 regulations, each division will be held at a separate location. Division II (which includes wrestlers from Carrollton and

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Nearly 30 area wrestlers move on to second day of district competition

The first day of district wrestling competition for Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) wrestlers has concluded. Division II is being held at Gallia Academy High School in Gallipolis. Division III is at Coshocton. Division II Carrollton and Minerva are competing in D2. In the first session (106 lbs. –

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Pasiuk brothers, Peters, Warner qualify for NCAA national tournaments

By Todd Rutledge CCM Contributor The Pasiuk brothers continue to dominate the college wrestling ranks. In his first match of the season, Carrollton native and Army West Point freshman Ben Pasiuk recorded his first collegiate victory at 174 lbs., with a commanding 20-11 major decision over Jake Logan of Lehigh.

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Bright wins Division II state bowling title

By Carol McIntire Editor Cailyn Bright saved the best for last. The Carrollton High School senior bowled the best three-game series of her high school career to win the Division II girls state bowling tournament individual title Feb. 26 at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. Bright rolled games of 239, 256

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Cardinals, Warriors earn state berths

By Carol McIntire Editor Two area girls bowling teams and one individual are bound for the state bowling championships, slated for Feb. 26 at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. Sandy Valley and Carrollton qualified as teams after placing one-two at the district event Feb. 17 at Legacy Lanes in Coshocton. The

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Lady Rockets lead contingent headed to district bowling events

Conotton Valley leads a contingent of five area bowling teams and three individuals competing in district action this week. The Lady Rockets won the Division II East District Sectional at St. Clair Lanes in St. Clairsville Feb. 11 in a field of nine teams.  Sandy Valley won the girls Division

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