Canfield sports briefs

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.

Tressel to speak at HOF banquet

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

Cardinals host softball clinic

The Canfield Lady Cardinals softball team will host a skills and drills tune-up softball clinic March 16 in the Canfield High School gymnasium. Morning sessions for players ages 7-10 will be from 10 a.m. to noon, and afternoon sessions for players 11-14 will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Clinic check-in time will take place 30 minutes prior to the start of the session.

The cost is $20 per player. Make checks payable to Canfield Softball Boosters. Deadline to register is March 8. Registration forms and required medical release forms can be found at

Players should bring helmets, gloves, bats and tennis shoes. No spikes allowed. If catchers have their own equipment they are encouraged to bring it.

Skills and Drills Tune up Softball Clinic will provide each player with the tools necessary to take her game to the next level in a challenging and fun-filled atmosphere. Each player will have the opportunity to increase her knowledge of the game and develop proper fundamentals on the offensive and defensive side of the ball, while working with the Lady Cardinals players and coaches.

For more information, contact Matt and Andrea Keller at 330-286-5030.

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