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East Canton cross country team celebrates season
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

East Canton cross country team celebrates season

The East Canton cross country team celebrated its successful season with its annual banquet on Nov. 22. Special award winners were Demetrius Snellenberger for best rookie and Most Valuable Runner and Tony Cappillo for most improved.

Groff garners All-OAC honor
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Groff garners All-OAC honor

Sam Groff, team captain and son of Baldwin Wallace Hall of Famer John Groff (1973), earned his first All-OAC accolade as he was named to the second-team.

Zach McClaskey to run track for Walsh University
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Zach McClaskey to run track for Walsh University

EAST CANTON -- When Zach McClaskey was looking at potential places to continue his track career, he decided Walsh University was the best fit. That's why the East Canton High School senior signed a letter of intent last week to join the Cavaliers track team next year.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

East Canton's Almasy competes in boarder clash

East Canton senior standout Ashlynn Almasy competed in the annual Stark-Summit Boarder Clash cross country race on Nov. 12. Almasy led the Stark County team to a 26-30 victory with her second-place effort.

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Sandy Valley wins second straight youth football championship
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley wins second straight youth football championship

The Sandy Valley youth football team, grades 3-4, recently won the Tri-County League championship for the second straight year.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Junior Varsity Boys Basketball

Members of the Sandy Valley junior varsity boys basketball team are (front row, left to right) Jared Eichelberger, Brodie Kelly, Carl Cordia, Keegan Offenberger and Steven Maple; and (back row) Rob Schreffler, Anthony Churilla, Nick Marchand, Elijah Eyster, Colin Benson and coach Tojh Nicholson.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

East Canton Varsity Girls Basketball

Members of the East Canton varsity girls basketball team are (front row, left to right) Mary Reichard, Abby Reichard, Kathy Murphy, Jaedzia Eddy, Marie Murphy and Katelyn Kennedy; (middle row) Elizabeth Klotz, Leslie Wellendorf, Sara Miller, Lena Dotson, Madison Blake and Brianna Martino; and (ba

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

East Canton Junior Varsity Boys Basketball

Members of the East Canton junior varsity boys basketball team are (front row, left to right) Kaleb Salyers, Jager Simmons, Drew Myers, Orion Bolds, Jason Snellenberger and Michael Hanna; and (back row) Hunter Bennett, Ian Hicks, Andrew Gothard, Malik Hill, Stefan Sholtis, Nick Wines and coach Alex Loy.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

East Canton Varsity Boys Basketball

Members of the East Canton varsity boys basketball team are (front row, left to right) Dallas Moldovan, Nathaniel Suntheimerr, Joe Knopp, Trey Mallonn, Matthew Gothard, Colton VanVoorhis, James McCullough and Ethan Mayle; and (back row) head coach Kevin McBride, coach Dennis Rohr, Brandon Ralston

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Junior Varsity Girls Basketball

Members of the Sandy Valley junior-varsity girls basketball team are (front row, left to right) Olivia Crone, Rebecca Boyd, Isabella Woodin, Juliana Borsellino, Courtney Snyder, Alexis Zehnder and Elaina Kirkpatrick; and (back row) Head Coach Tim McBride, Olivia Wagner, Kaylie Herstine, Haddie Huffman, Briana Young, Kirston Moriconi, Carrigan

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Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Varsity Girls Basketball

Members of the Sandy Valley varsity girls basketball team are (front row, left to right) Rebecca Boyd, Isabelle Hysong, Kayla Campbell, Makayla Loveless, Lexi Woodin, Alexandria Howell, Isabella Woodin, Alexis Zehnder and Courtney Snyder; and (back row) Head Coach Tim McBride, Elaina Kirkpatrick,

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Varsity Boys Basketball

Members of the Sandy Valley varsity boys basketball team are (front row, left to right) Chris Parker, Logan Grooms, Darren Finn, Chad Neisel, Bryce Offenberger, Nelson Mozden and Dan Bartholomew; and (back row) Head Coach Gary Offenberger, Carl Cordia, Dante Tucci, Jared Eichelberger, Bryce Kelly, Steven Maple, Keegan Offenberger, Coach Geoff

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Wizards edged by Mogadore

Mogadore outscored host East Canton in the first and third quarters and made it stand up, winning the non-conference girls basketball opener 61-51. The visitors led 15-9 at the end of the first stanza, and 34-28 at halftime.

By Todd Reed Press-news Sports Editor
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley drops opener

The Lady Cardinals had a rough opening to their 2016 basketball season, dropping a 74-27 non-conference contest to Tusky Valley. Makayla Loveless paced the way for Sandy Valley with six points and eight rebounds.

By Todd Reed Press-news Sports Editor
Eight return for Cardinals
Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Eight return for Cardinals

The Sandy Valley wrestling team returns eight wrestlers from last year's 6-15 squad.

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Hornets to rely on their three returning seniors
Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Hornets to rely on their three returning seniors

Three lettermen return for the East Canton boys bowling team. Back from last year's 6-16 team are seniors Hunter Kennedy, Dakota Snyder and Codey Reed. Kennedy averaged 179 during his junior campaign, Snyder 162 and Reed 147.

Todd Reed Press-news Sports Editor
National Division champs return two
Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

National Division champs return two

A season ago, the East Canton girls bowling team won the National Division with a 7-3 record, and were 14-7 overall. Graduation hit the Lady Hornets hard, as only two seniors and one starter are back heading into the 2016-17 season - Lilian Meiser and Cheyenne Kirby.

Todd Reed Press-news Sports Editor
Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Scholar athlete awards distributed

A number of Sandy Valley High School fall athletes received scholar athlete awards. They are as follows. Boys cross country: Nash Monroe, Michael Lewton and Bronson Frank.

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Cardinal boys cross country team celebrates season
Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Cardinal boys cross country team celebrates season

The Sandy Valley High School boys cross country team celebrated its season Nov. 10 during the school's postseason awards program. Aleks Rymer was the team's MVP. Michael Lewton received the coaches award.

Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley cheerleaders receive awards

The Sandy Valley cheerleading squad recently received awards after the fall season. Fourth year awards went to Tia Chiavari, Giovanna Cline and Mariah Faverty. A third-year award went to Kelsey Wagner, and first-year awards went to Ellie Kail and Alexis Caripides.