YSU women’s bowling earns regional berth for 3rd straight year

Local Sports

For the third consecutive season, the Penguins were selected as an at-large bid for NCAA regional play Wednesday afternoon. It’s become the standard now for Youngstown State’s women’s bowling program. It comes off the heels of a tightly-contested weekend at the Southland Bowling ...

Local product wins boxing gold at national qualifier

Local Sports

After placing second on the national stage last year, local boxer Zion Hensley returned to the top of the podium, winning the gold in the 2023 USA Boxing National Qualifier over the weekend in Detroit. The victory makes Hensley the first-ever three-time national champion from the Mahoning ...

Ursuline vs. West Branch gets suspended in 5th inning

High School Sports

STRUTHERS — Mother Nature continued to wreak havoc on the first week of spring sports Wednesday, as Ursuline’s home opener against West Branch was suspended in the bottom of the fifth inning due to inclement weather. At the time the game was called, the Irish and Warriors were tied 4-4, ...

Flashes take 13-0 lead before delay

High School Sports

NEWTON FALLS — The Champion Golden Flashes and the Newton Falls Tigers softball teams made it through three innings before having their game postponed due to inclement weather on Wednesday. Champion led 13-0 when the umpires stopped the game. The Flashes got out to a sizzling hot start. ...

Champion takes 10-3 lead on Falls before postponement

High School Sports

NEWTON FALLS — During the beginning stages of the baseball season, teams aren’t just battling each other, but also the elements. With whipping winds and freezing rain throughout, it’s hard for a team to get momentum. Champion found a way to get rolling early and Newton Falls responded, ...