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Fitch’s Hunter commits to West Point

Sabria Hunter had more than a dozen Division I scholarship offers.

East track stars commit to YSU

Kyndia Matlock, DeShante Allen and Jahniya Bowers.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Buckeyes defeat scrappy Samford

Four Ohio State starters were benched for being tardy Associated Press COLUMBUS Kaleb Wesson

Kent State women halt YSU’s winning streak

The Penguins shot just 17.2 percent (11 of 64) from the floor.

YSU announces Yakubovic scholarship

YSU announces Yakubovic scholarship Youngstown Youngstown State announced the David and Cynthia

Unhappy Smith, Cavs have opted to part ways

J.R. Smith’s bumpy-but-never-boring stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over.

Mineral Ridge hires Shaner as head football coach

Brian Shaner has been a head at Rayen, East and Niles.

Buckeyes aware of year-long flaw

Ohio State and Michigan know the importance of solid defense.

Greg Cooper returns home after liver transplant

Greg Cooper has plenty to be thankful for — and plenty of people to thank — this Thanksgiving.

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high schools OHSAA FOOTBALL STATE SEMIFINAL PAIRINGS Home team listed first. Pairings include AP

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Boardman athletes to compete at collegiate level

Boardman senior Jackie Harker remembers her first gymnastics meet. She was 7 years old and competing at Kent State. After the meet, Harker told her mother she wanted to attended the university in the future. More than a decade later it’s finally happened. Harker signed with the Golden Flashes at Boardman High School on Monday to become the latest member of their gymnastics team. Boys golfer Cole Christman and volleyball standout Kaylin Burkey also signed letters of intent. Christman signed with Youngstown State while Burkey will head to California University of Pennsylvania.

Canfield’s Pintaric wins Trans Am race at Daytona

The Nov. 10 victory vaulted him into fourth place in this year’s points standings.

Conklin, Mang are guiding leagues

Rob Conklin (Northeast 8) and John Mang (MVAC) are directing two of the area’s newest conferences.

Michigan’s Higdon guarantees win at Horseshoe

If the two coaches were trying to keep the lid on the hype and bad blood, Karan Higdon pried it off.

Division I Locals

Division I Locals How area players fared in Week 12 FBS BIG TEN Michigan State RB L.J.

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