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What’s right and what is wrong?

Jeffrey Ramnytz Barberton Schools Superintendent 9 x 1 = 9, 9 x 2 = 19, 9 x 3 = 27, 9 x 4 = 36, 9 x 5 = 45, 9 x 6 = 54 Yes, I know…..I got 9 x 2 wrong ……its 18.  Society has conditioned us to point out what is wrong…

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Magics shutout Streetsboro

Jake Allen Herald Staff Writer Barberton’s boys soccer team defeated Streetsboro 1-0 at home.  The Sept. 13 win improved the team’s record to 4-5 on the season. The only goal of the game came with seven minutes left in the first half when freshman Eston Brown beat the Rockets’ goalkeeper with an assist going to…

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Magics, Panthers end in stalemate

The annual soccer game between Barberton and Norton’s girls ended in a 1-1 tie Sept. 15 in Norton. After a scoreless first half Megan Schanz gave the Magics a 1-0 lead off an assist from Makenzie Damsa. Norton freshman Camryn Emerling tied the game less than one minute later. Goalkeepers Skylar Ramsey and Bryana Housley…

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Panthers breeze past Falcons

The Panthers football team defeated Field 41-10 to improve to 3-1 (1-0 Portage Trail Conference). Junior Tyler Scott rushed for four touchdowns on the night, giving him eight total scores on the season. The team also got a touchdown on a blocked punt and a late Nate Merrill rushing score. Norton will return home Friday,…

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Magics win conference opener **Video**

The Magics’ football team improved to 4-0 on the season by beating Revere 32-20. The win is the first for the team in the Suburban League’s American Conference. The Minutemen fall to 3-1 (0-1) with the loss. Chase Haywood threw three touchdown passes on the night, two to Derrick Vaughn and one to Ryan Watkins.…

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Barberton Schools gain in state report cards

Barberton schools report making big gains on Ohio Department of Education tests including double digit improvements in nine areas and being above state average in five. “It’s all about momentum,” said Superintendent Jeff Ramnytz in a statement. “We have started to institute a lot of changes over the past couple of years, and it is…

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Kmart suspects arrested

UPDATED – Three Akron juveniles were arrested Sept. 13 in connection with the robbery at gunpoint of the Barberton Kmart. The vehicle used by the suspects in the Sept. 9 robbery was impounded. According to police, two of the juveniles were employees of Kmart. The juveniles, whose names were not released, were turned over to the…

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