Josh Page earnsacademic honors
YOUNGSTOWN -- Junior Josh Page of the YSU baseball team was second team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District by the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA).
Page, who also earned second-team honors last season, is the first Penguin baseball player to be named academic all-district twice.
Page, of Plain City, holds a 3.89 GPA in middle childhood education.
Chaney's Cahillselects Ohio Northern
YOUNGSTOWN -- Chaney High senior football player has decided to attend Ohio Northern University, where he will continue his career.
Cahill was twice named All-City as an offensive and defensive lineman for the Cowboys.
YOUNGSTOWN -- No major changes occurred as the Ohio USBC Women's Bowling Association's 81st championship tournament continued.
Jennifer Gossett and Teri Haefke remained doubles handicap and doubles actual leaders with 1547.
Haefke, of Austintown, also stayed on top in all-events handicap and all-events actual with 2170.
Haefke still has the top series of 783.
Also unchanged in doubles handicap, Youngstown's A. Tobey/C. Woolensack are fifth with 1410, while the 1398 score of P. Enyeart/C. Barko remained ninth.
In all-events handicap, Michelle Tenney (2152) is fourth and Warren's Mona Titch (2135) is sixth.
In singles handicap, Warren's Diane Ewing (754) remained seventh and Titch (751) is still tied for ninth.
Gossett, however, dropped out of the top 10 in all-events actual after standing ninth (2023).
The tournament runs through June 3.
*NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Two former Westminster College athletes have signed to play for professional teams this spring.
Blake Ordell became the first Westminster soccer player to sign with a professional team as he is now a member of Cincinnati Kings of the United Soccer League Second Division.
Also, former Titan baseball player Brenton Gilmore signed with the Slippery Rock Sliders of the independent Frontier League.
*GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Thiel senior outfielder Amber Nichols (softball) and senior second baseman Ben Cobler (baseball) were named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District II second team.
*BETHANY, W.Va. -- Bethany's Brent Owens (baseball) and Heather Immesberger were named to ESPN the Magazine's College Division Academic All-District II teams.
Owens was named to the second team and Immesberger to the third team.
*GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Four Grove City softball players were named to the ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District II.
Senior Paula Rice was named first team, while sophomores Rachael Risbon and Amy Fisher were second team and junior Abby Greiner was third team.
*HIRAM -- Five members of the Hiram softball team earned All-North Coast Athletic Conference honors.
Sophomore first baseman Chastine Romanello and sophomore outfielder Megan Samuel were both second team selections, while junior catcher Mindy Miller, sophomore shortstop Stephanie Zunic (Canfield) and senior pitcher Jenna Nemeth were honorable mention.
Also, Kristin Tassey was named coach of the year.
*HIRAM -- Hiram College named Andrea Preston women's basketball coach. She replaced Don Feren, who resigned after three seasons.
Preston comes from Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., where she had a 14-36 record in two seasons.
WARREN -- Fitch High junior Jim Kinnick (3-1) was the winning pitcher in the Falcons' 10-9 win over Warren Harding in a Division I tournament baseball game Wednesday.
The name of the winning pitcher was incorrectly reported to The Vindicator following the game.
Vindicator staff/wire reports