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Logan Gatchel of East Palestine dives to catch a ground ball during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Logan Gatchel of East Palestine dives to catch a ground ...

Logan Gatchel of East Palestine dives to catch a ground ball during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Logan Gatchel of East Palestine dives to catch a ground ball during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Logan Gatchel of East Palestine dives to catch a ground ...

Logan Gatchel of East Palestine dives to catch a ground ball during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Girard senior outfielder Morgan Walters dives for a catch in right field during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Girard senior outfielder Morgan Walters dives for a catch in ...

Girard senior outfielder Morgan Walters dives for a catch in right field during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


East Palestine pitcher Karly Pence (3,left) gets tripped up by the slide of Girard baserunner Bryanna Jay (20) during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

East Palestine pitcher Karly Pence (3,left) gets tripped up by ...

East Palestine pitcher Karly Pence (3,left) gets tripped up by the slide of Girard baserunner Bryanna Jay (20) during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Mickey Sigurani of Girard wipes tears from her eyes after her team lost Thursdays district championship game against East Palestine at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Mickey Sigurani of Girard wipes tears from her eyes after ...

Mickey Sigurani of Girard wipes tears from her eyes after her team lost Thursdays district championship game against East Palestine at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


East Palestine senior Carly Blair (8) raises the district Championship trophy to the crows after her team beat Girard in Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

East Palestine senior Carly Blair (8) raises the district Championship ...

East Palestine senior Carly Blair (8) raises the district Championship trophy to the crows after her team beat Girard in Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The ...


Girard baserunner Callie Jay (16,left) attempts to slide back to second base before being tagged by Carly Blair (8,right) of East Palestine during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Girard baserunner Callie Jay (16,left) attempts to slide back to ...

Girard baserunner Callie Jay (16,left) attempts to slide back to second base before being tagged by Carly Blair (8,right) of East Palestine during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin ...


Girards senior Mickey Sigurani gets held by teammate Neco Maderitz (left) after her team lost Thursdays district championship game against East Palestine at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Girards senior Mickey Sigurani gets held by teammate Neco Maderitz ...

Girards senior Mickey Sigurani gets held by teammate Neco Maderitz (left) after her team lost Thursdays district championship game against East Palestine at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


East Palestines Carly Blair (8,right) slides into third base underneath the tag by Girard's Alli Rose (13,left) during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

East Palestines Carly Blair (8,right) slides into third base underneath ...

East Palestines Carly Blair (8,right) slides into third base underneath the tag by Girard's Alli Rose (13,left) during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Members of the East Palestine softball team celebrate after getting the third out to beat Girard during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

Members of the East Palestine softball team celebrate after getting ...

Members of the East Palestine softball team celebrate after getting the third out to beat Girard during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


East Palestine players including (front right to left) Carly Blair (8,far right), Logan Gatchel (11,second from right) and Paige Patterson (12,far left) celebrate after getting the championship trophy for beating Girard during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

East Palestine players including (front right to left) Carly Blair ...

East Palestine players including (front right to left) Carly Blair (8,far right), Logan Gatchel (11,second from right) and Paige Patterson (12,far left) celebrate after getting the championship trophy for beating Girard during Thursdays district championship ...


East Palistine's Carly Blair (8,right) reaches to tag out Mickey Sigurani (21) of Girard during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay  |  The Vindicator

East Palistine's Carly Blair (8,right) reaches to tag out Mickey ...

East Palistine's Carly Blair (8,right) reaches to tag out Mickey Sigurani (21) of Girard during Thursdays district championship game at South Range High School in Canfield. Dustin Livesay | The Vindicator


Bryan Partika of Poland fights for the finish in a tight race Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator

Bryan Partika of Poland fights for the finish in a ...

Bryan Partika of Poland fights for the finish in a tight race Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator


(832) Lynnea Mims of Struthers launches the shot Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator

(832) Lynnea Mims of Struthers launches the shot Thursday afternoon ...

(832) Lynnea Mims of Struthers launches the shot Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator


(110) of Salem attempts the high jump Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator

(110) of Salem attempts the high jump Thursday afternoon in ...

(110) of Salem attempts the high jump Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator


(178) of Southeast does the long jump Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator

(178) of Southeast does the long jump Thursday afternoon in ...

(178) of Southeast does the long jump Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator


(816) of Poland and (104) of Salem are stride for stride during the 4 x 400 meter relay Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator

(816) of Poland and (104) of Salem are stride for ...

(816) of Poland and (104) of Salem are stride for stride during the 4 x 400 meter relay Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator


Sage Spotleson Poland leads her heat in the 100 meter hurdles Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator

Sage Spotleson Poland leads her heat in the 100 meter ...

Sage Spotleson Poland leads her heat in the 100 meter hurdles Thursday afternoon in Salem. - Nick Mays l The Vindicator


Cody Pitzo (10) of Springfield keeps his eye on Warren JFK baserunner Vince Infante (4) during their Division
IV district championship baseball game Wednesday at Cene Park in Struthers. Nick Russell tossed a 
complete-game shutout, striking out seven batters, to lead the Tigers to a 10-0 win over the Eagles.

Cody Pitzo (10) of Springfield keeps his eye on Warren ...

Cody Pitzo (10) of Springfield keeps his eye on Warren JFK baserunner Vince Infante (4) during their Division IV district championship baseball game Wednesday at Cene Park in Struthers. Nick Russell tossed a complete-game shutout, ...


Poland’s Meredith Tesone (2) narrowly avoids being tagged out as Canfield shortstop Rachel Tinkey fields a line drive during the Division II district final softball game Wednesday at Alliance High School. Tinkey had
two hits for the Cardinals, who lost to the Bulldogs, 8-1. Poland starting pitcher Erin Gabriel, the reigning Ohio
Player of the Year, dominated the Cardinals with a complete game that included 15 strikeouts.

Poland’s Meredith Tesone (2) narrowly avoids being tagged out as ...

Poland’s Meredith Tesone (2) narrowly avoids being tagged out as Canfield shortstop Rachel Tinkey fields a line drive during the Division II district final softball game Wednesday at Alliance High School. Tinkey had two hits ...


The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County will convert a 21-acre sports complex into a state-of-the-art animal shelter and education center. After getting donations and pledges of $2 million, the league purchased the former ThunderPlex site on state Route 193 near state Route 82 for $550,000.

The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County will convert a ...

The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County will convert a 21-acre sports complex into a state-of-the-art animal shelter and education center. After getting donations and pledges of $2 million, the league purchased the former ThunderPlex ...


East High School students, from left, Angel Cosme, Breona Taylor and LeA’Jaha Day listen as Meagan Tehua of Goodness Grows talks about what’s included in one of the beds in the East High School Panthers Garden, a garden in the courtyard of East High School. The project was a joint effort among the school, Northeast Homeowners Association and Concerned Citizens Association and several partner individuals and organizations.

East High School students, from left, Angel Cosme, Breona Taylor ...

East High School students, from left, Angel Cosme, Breona Taylor and LeA’Jaha Day listen as Meagan Tehua of Goodness Grows talks about what’s included in one of the beds in the East High School Panthers ...


Vice President Joe Biden contrasted the economic records of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, during a speech at M7 Technologies Wednesday.

Vice President Joe Biden contrasted the economic records of President ...

Vice President Joe Biden contrasted the economic records of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, during a speech at M7 Technologies Wednesday.


Ida and Richard Faber of Fowler receive their check of $701,580 for signing oil and gas leases with Shale Investment Fund LLC on Wednesday at the Fowler Community Center.

Ida and Richard Faber of Fowler receive their check of ...

Ida and Richard Faber of Fowler receive their check of $701,580 for signing oil and gas leases with Shale Investment Fund LLC on Wednesday at the Fowler Community Center.


Agee and his lawyers James Gentile, center, and Rhys Cartwright-Jones await the sentence of Judge Maureen A. Sweeney.

Agee and his lawyers James Gentile, center, and Rhys Cartwright-Jones ...

Agee and his lawyers James Gentile, center, and Rhys Cartwright-Jones await the sentence of Judge Maureen A. Sweeney.