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Chargers have edge tonight in QB experience

Local Sports

CARSON, Calif. — Philip Rivers will be making his 214th straight start when the Los Angeles Chargers host the Pittsburgh Steelers tonight. On the opposite sideline, Devlin Hodges will make his first. By all appearances that matchup has all the appearances of a mismatch, but Chargers coach ...

Brookfield golfers fourth in 4th trip to state

High School Sports

The Brookfield High School boys golf team marked its fourth consecutive appearance in the Division III state tournament by placing fourth after Saturday’s second and final round on the Ohio State University Scarlet Course in Columbus. The Warriors shot a 346 Saturday to total a 669 to ...

Second-half stunner

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — Usually angry and volatile following games, Youngstown State coach Bo Pelini walked into the postgame press conference calm and collected. Pelini was undoubtedly upset, but he kept his composure under pressure. If only his team had done the same thing. The No. 17-ranked ...

Browns’ latest challenge is Wilson

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Always underrated, often overlooked and rarely mentioned in any conversations about who is the NFL’s best quarterback, Russell Wilson is outplaying every one of his contemporaries. Through five games of his eighth pro season, Seattle’s steady leader is in a class by ...

Canfield’s Kan finishes second

High School Sports

AKRON — Canfield junior Anna Kan earned a No. 2 seed for next weekend’s girls state tennis tournament in Mason. Kan won a Division I Akron District semifinal match against Rocky River’s Samantha Robertson, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, on Saturday, then lost in the final to North Canton Hoover’s ...

Blue Jackets stop Hurricanes

Local Sports

RALEIGH, N.C. — Markus Nutivaara, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Pierre-Luc Dubios scored and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2 Saturday night, ending the best start to a season in Hurricanes’ franchise history. Dubois overpowered Brock McGinn on a rush from the opposite blue line and ...

Valley Christian accepted into EOAC next year

High School Sports

LISBON — The Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference will be back to eight teams soon. Superintendents representing the seven current members voted 6-1 at Lisbon’s War Memorial Stadium Friday to add Valley Christian beginning with the 2020-21 school year. “I’ve been AD now 12 years and ...

Lakeview, South Range boys win titles at Sim Earich Meet

High School Sports

BAZETTA — Lakeview and South Range boys cross country teams captured team titles at Saturday’s Sim Earich Meet at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Nate Charnas won the Division I & II boys title in a time of 16:48.39 to lead the Bulldogs, who had 37 points. Lakeview’s Caleb Carson ...

Scoreboard

High School Sports

Football SATURDAY SCORES ¯ University School 22, Chaney 13 ¯ Akr. Buchtel 34, Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 20 ¯ Akr. Hoban 49, Mentor Lake Cath. 6 ¯ Cadiz Harrison Cent. 21, Steubenville Cath. Cent. 7 ¯ Cin. College Prep. 44, Cin. Country Day 7 ¯ Cin. N. College Hill 48, Cin. Clark ...

Tournament trail

High School Sports

Volleyball Division I Alliance District (all games at Alliance High School) ¯ SEEDS: 1. GlenOak, 2. New Philadelphia, 3. Massillon Jackson, 4. Louisville, 5. Austintown Fitch, 6. Massillon Perry, 7. North Canton Hoover, 8. Massillon, 9. Boardman, 10. Uniontown Lake, 11. Canton ...