Western Reserve ousts McDonald

High School Sports

MCDONALD — For the third time this season, the McDonald and Western Reserve boys basketball teams met on the hardwood, and despite a furious second-half surge, McDonald fell for the third time in less than two months to its conference rival 40-36. After a 9-0 McDonald run and a ...

Cardinal Mooney throttles Brookfield

High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — The Cardinal Mooney Cardinals didn’t enjoy walking off the John A. Cabas Gym floor in Salem last year as the district runner-up after a disappointing loss to Mentor Lake Catholic. The mission this year is to cut down the nets as district champions. The fourth-seeded Cardinals ...

Badger falls to Heartland Christian

High School Sports

VERNON — A historic Badger season came to a close on Friday, as the Braves were sunk by a sluggish first half in a 72-65 loss to Heartland Christian. “Just like I told them in the locker room, that’s on me,” Badger coach Josh Upshire said. “I didn’t have them prepared to play. It ...

Warren JFK breezes by Maplewood

High School Sports

WARREN — Warren JFK hosted Maplewood on Friday night in a sectional final, and the Eagles moved onto the districts with a 79-33 victory. “I thought we came out a little sluggish,” said JFK coach Mark Komlanc. “We were a little unsure of ourselves. We were good defensively. But, we ...

13 local boxers set for ‘Baseball and Boxing’

Local Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — A 15-bout, all-amateur fight card is set for tonight with 13 local fighters representing teams from Ohio and Pennsylvania taking part at the Collingwood Center, formerly St. Joseph the Provider Church, 633 Porter Avenue in Campbell. Presented by Lights Out Management and ...

Cavaliers knock off Pistons

Local Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Darius Garland hit eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, Evan Mobley had 22 points and 17 rebounds and the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Detroit Pistons 110-100 on Friday night. Playing without Donovan Mitchell (knee soreness) and Caris LeVert (elbow), ...