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Ebony fame event is Friday

Local Sports

The 23rd annual Ebony Lifeline Sports Museum’s all-sports banquet is scheduled Friday, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Hall, 243 Mr. Carmel Ave., Youngstown. Ten former greats will be inducted into the museum. In addition, Chaney High School student T’Shawn Jones will ...

Long time coming

High School Sports

BELOIT — For the Poland Bulldogs, Tuesday night’s first-round volleyball win against Alliance in the Division II Beloit sectional tournament at West Branch High School was a long time coming. Poland walked away with a 3-1 victory, and for senior Lauren Melillo, the Bulldogs did something ...

Penguins upbeat despite two straight losses

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown State football team didn’t sound like a group down in the dumps a few days after dropping its second straight conference game. The 18th-ranked Penguins are mad, confident and feel they’re a few plays away from being 6-0. Instead, YSU is 4-2 and 0-2 in the ...

Mayfield, Browns hope to recover

Local Sports

BEREA — Baker Mayfield will have extra time to prepare for the unbeaten Patriots. He needs it. Cleveland’s quarterback was limited during Tuesday’s practice with a hip injury sustained on a scramble in the second half on Sunday against Seattle. Mayfield was hurt when he made a spin move ...

Canfield moves on by beating Girard

High School Sports

CANFIELD — The Canfield boys saw the way Tuesday’s Division II Niles District sectional first-round game unfolded. It mirrored the Cardinals’ season. Tenth-seeded Girard’s defense started to tighten up on seventh-seeded Canfield, and not much was happening for the Cardinals early ...

Steelers’ DE Tuitt out for season

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to dig their way out of an early season hole without defensive end Stephon Tuitt. The team placed Tuitt on injured reserve on Tuesday, two days after Tuitt tore a pectoral muscle in the first quarter of a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles ...

Western Reserve, Jackson-Milton advance

High School Sports

COLUMBIANA — In a pair of Division IV volleyball sectional first-round matchups, it was the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference squads moving on to play more familiar foes. The Western Reserve Blue Devils got past the Sebring Trojans, 3-0, and the Jackson-Milton Blue Jays got past the 2017 ...

Browns trade lineman Corbett

Local Sports

BEREA — Austin Corbett moved around on Cleveland’s offensive line. His next stop is Los Angeles. The Browns traded Corbett, who failed to live up to high expectations after being selected with the No. 33 overall pick in the 2018 draft, to the Rams on Tuesday for a fifth-round draft pick in ...

League rival eliminates Hubbard volleyball

High School Sports

JEFFERSON — The Lakeview High School volleyball team took its first step toward its goal of winning a district championship, as the fifth-seeded Bulldogs topped 12th-seeded Hubbard, 25-14, 25-14, 25-19, in the first round of Division II play Tuesday night at Jefferson. “We’re going to ...

Cavs blitzed by Celtic rookie

Local Sports

From Larry Bird to Ray Allen, the Boston Celtics have suited up some of the best perimeter shooters in NBA history. None of them ever had a hotter hand from behind the arc in a quarter than rookie Carsen Edwards on Tuesday night. Edwards made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points in the third ...