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Davis was coach to several locals

Local Sports

Bill Davis spent the 1980s as an NFL executive with the Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles. It was Davis who, as the Browns’ Vice President of Player Personnel from 1981 to 1986, who brought in Cleveland legends like Boardman High School graduate Bernie Kosar, Hanford ...

Surviving the ‘Pit’

High School Sports

HOWLAND — Most would agree that Howland has one of the more unique gyms in the Mahoning Valley. With its double-decked seating and recessed lower bowl that fans and players have to walk down to, it stands out from most other gymnasiums. Canfield coach Matt Reel refers to the Tigers’ gym ...

Penguin men at home tonight

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown State University men’s basketball team is coming off two losses, both on the road against the top two teams in the Horizon League — Northern Kentucky and Wright State. Wright State, one of the best mid-major teams in the country at 17-4, leads the league with ...

Source: GM candidate gets 2nd interview

Local Sports

New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski could be reuniting with an old friend in Cleveland. The team is interviewing Vikings assistant general manager George Paton for the second time to be their new GM, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Paton, who met with ...

Mooney beats Irish, wins SVC title

High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — Cardinal Mooney vs. Ursuline is always a big game. Wednesday’s girls basketball game between the two schools had even more at stake. Cardinal Mooney seized control of the game from the opening quarter and clinched the Steel Valley Conference title with a 66-36 victory over ...

Jackets earn 6th straight win

Local Sports

COLUMBUS — Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Bjorkstand broke the tie with a top-shelf shot over the shoulder of Winnipeg goalie Laurent Brossoit with ...

Fitch, Liberty post big wins

High School Sports

¯ FITCH 75, CHANEY 26: YOUNGS-TOWN — The Falcons put three players in double-digit scoring and almost had a fourth and cruised to the win after leading the host Cowboys 39-10 at halftime. Jocelyn Jourdan scored 20 points, Zayda Creque scored 13, Ashley Mickey added 10 points and Mya ...

Prep scoreboard

High School Sports

Boys basketball WEDNESDAY’S SCORES Area games ¯ Heartland Christian 55, Badger 37 Around Ohio ¯ Cin. Wyoming 66, St. Bernard Roger Bacon 35 ¯ Delaware Olentangy Berlin 65, Cols. International 25 ¯ Grove City 58, Grove City Cent. Crossing 44 ¯ Hamilton New Miami 69, Cin. ...

Send statistics next week

High School Sports

The Tribune Chronicle and Vindicator will begin publishing high school basketball statistical leaders beginning next week. The weekly feature will be printed in Thursday and Friday editions and will include statistics through the previous Saturday. Coaches and-or statisticians should send in ...

Browns’ Beckham recovering from surgery on core muscle

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Odell Beckham Jr. is expected to make a full recovery following surgery on a core muscle injury that limited the star wide receiver during his first season with the Browns. Beckham had the operation Tuesday to repair a sports hernia that curtailed his speed and production with ...