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Austintown Fitch and Hubbard advanced to regional championship matches in volleyball, while the Hubbard girls soccer team was eliminated by West Geagua in a Division II regional Wednesday night. Stories on those events, C3.
Cavs lose again
Baron Davis scored 21 of his career-high 33 points in the fourth quarter Wednesday night to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 100-94 season-opening victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. More, C3.
Boucher makes history
Brian Boucher made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 on Wednesday night. Boucher became the first Flyers goalie to post shutouts on consecutive nights. C4.
McGwire to retire?
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said Wednesday he expects slugger Mark McGwire to retire. "I don't expect him back," La Russa told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Until it's official, he can change his mind. But I believe he's sincere in this. And he's earned our trust."