Canfield sports briefs

Cheerleading meeting set for Thursday

There will be an organizational meeting for all 2013-14 Canfield High School cheerleader candidates (freshman, junior varsity and varsity) April 18 at at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. General information, as well as specifics on upcoming clinics and tryouts set for early May, will be provided.

Contact the high school athletic office at 330-533-5341 or for more information.

Parent-Child scramble schedule set

The schedule for the Diamondback parent-child scrambles has been set. The schedule is as follows:

• April 21, tee times start at 3, 3:08, 3:16, 3:24, 3:32 and 3:40 p.m.

• May 19, tee times start at 3 p.m.

• June 15, tee times start at 3 p.m.

• July 14, tee times start at 3 p.m.

• Aug. 11, tee times start at 3 p.m.

• Sept. 7 is the championship/field day. Will include hamburgers, hot dogs and awards.

Cost is $25 per team and includes a cart. For more information, contact Mike Murphy at 330-881-6627 or

High school searches for soccer coach

Canfield High School is searching for a varsity head soccer coach. Previous head coaching experience is strongly preferred.

For information, contact the athletic office at 330-533-5341.

Jim Tressel to speak

Jim Tressel, former YSU and Ohio State University football coach, will serve as guest speaker at the Curbstone Coaches Hall of Fame Banquet on May 5.

There will be 13 inductees at the event held at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center. The class includes: Adam Barta (bowling); Richard Canacci (football); Marla Chicase (bowling); Melanie Congemi-Stitt (track & field); Robert Eckenrode (bowling); John “J.C.” Elliott (softball); Jim Ferraro (baseball); Seth Jaffee (basketball); Mike Koranicki (boxing/posthumous); Steve Krivonak (contribution to sports); Jim Leone (racquetball); Dick Marlowe (all-sports award) and Bill Sferra (special award).

For tickets, call 330-565-7820 or visit

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