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Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th  championship as they beat  the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat ...

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Mooney's #14 Ryan Farragher goes airborne and is pushed out of bounds by Shawnee #44 Ryan Mayfield. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooney's #14 Ryan Farragher goes airborne and is pushed out ...

Mooney's #14 Ryan Farragher goes airborne and is pushed out of bounds by Shawnee #44 Ryan Mayfield. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP ...


Mooney #10  Justus-Ellis Moore is tackled by #11 Shawnee Grant Miller and #23 Drew Young by his shirt. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooney #10 Justus-Ellis Moore is tackled by #11 Shawnee Grant ...

Mooney #10 Justus-Ellis Moore is tackled by #11 Shawnee Grant Miller and #23 Drew Young by his shirt. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. ...


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Mooneys #30 Joe Stana sacks #10 Brad Jarzab during first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooneys #30 Joe Stana sacks #10 Brad Jarzab during first ...

Mooneys #30 Joe Stana sacks #10 Brad Jarzab during first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Mooneys #3 Roosevelt Griffin stiff arms and gets away from Shawnee #7 James Williams during first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooneys #3 Roosevelt Griffin stiff arms and gets away from ...

Mooneys #3 Roosevelt Griffin stiff arms and gets away from Shawnee #7 James Williams during first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. ...


Shawnee #14 Dusty Seelig gets the facemask of PJ Quin as #51 Carmen Lanzo -  they scored on the next play. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat  the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Shawnee #14 Dusty Seelig gets the facemask of PJ Quin ...

Shawnee #14 Dusty Seelig gets the facemask of PJ Quin as #51 Carmen Lanzo - they scored on the next play. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in ...


Mooney #3 Roosevelt Griffin eludes Shawnee #54 Lucas Sparks on his way to Mooney's first touchdown. Behind him is #88 Matt Pechia. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooney #3 Roosevelt Griffin eludes Shawnee #54 Lucas Sparks on ...

Mooney #3 Roosevelt Griffin eludes Shawnee #54 Lucas Sparks on his way to Mooney's first touchdown. Behind him is #88 Matt Pechia. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves ...


#5 JT Thiel and #8 Ryan Lanzo celebrate the championship. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th  championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

#5 JT Thiel and #8 Ryan Lanzo celebrate the championship. ...

#5 JT Thiel and #8 Ryan Lanzo celebrate the championship. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat ...

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat ...

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


# 36 AjJ Thomas and #59 Austin Turgovich stop Shawnee #6 Alex Mccrory at the line. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

# 36 AjJ Thomas and #59 Austin Turgovich stop Shawnee ...

# 36 AjJ Thomas and #59 Austin Turgovich stop Shawnee #6 Alex Mccrory at the line. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The ...


Justin Ellis Moore out runs Shawnee #9 Jordan Huggins as he gets a first down. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Justin Ellis Moore out runs Shawnee #9 Jordan Huggins as ...

Justin Ellis Moore out runs Shawnee #9 Jordan Huggins as he gets a first down. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, ...


Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat ...

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Mooneys #15 breaks through the line as #11 Grant Miller and #44 Ryan Mayfield hang on. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooneys #15 breaks through the line as #11 Grant Miller ...

Mooneys #15 breaks through the line as #11 Grant Miller and #44 Ryan Mayfield hang on. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The ...


Roosevelt Griffin barely steps out of bounds on a 36 yard run. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Roosevelt Griffin barely steps out of bounds on a 36 ...

Roosevelt Griffin barely steps out of bounds on a 36 yard run. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat ...

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Shawnee #7  James Williams and #14 Mooney Ryan Farragher fight for the ball during second half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Shawnee #7 James Williams and #14 Mooney Ryan Farragher fight ...

Shawnee #7 James Williams and #14 Mooney Ryan Farragher fight for the ball during second half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP ...


#4 Marcus McWIlson gets pushed out of bounds by Shawnee #14 Dusty Seelig on a runback after a punt in first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

#4 Marcus McWIlson gets pushed out of bounds by Shawnee ...

#4 Marcus McWIlson gets pushed out of bounds by Shawnee #14 Dusty Seelig on a runback after a punt in first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee ...


Mooney fans and 8 championships as the Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooney fans and 8 championships as the Youngstown Cardinal Mooney ...

Mooney fans and 8 championships as the Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Broken up pass as Mooneys #14 Ryan Farragher has the ball knocked away by Shawnee #23 Drew Young. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Broken up pass as Mooneys #14 Ryan Farragher has the ...

Broken up pass as Mooneys #14 Ryan Farragher has the ball knocked away by Shawnee #23 Drew Young. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. ...


Mooney #35 Anthony Dermotta dislodges the QB for Shawnee Brad Jarzab during second half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooney #35 Anthony Dermotta dislodges the QB for Shawnee Brad ...

Mooney #35 Anthony Dermotta dislodges the QB for Shawnee Brad Jarzab during second half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, ...


Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat ...

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat ...

Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium 21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)


Mooneys #7 Michael Bruno and #10 Justin Ellis Moore bring down Shawnees Jordan Huggins in the backfield for a loss during first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the Shawnee Braves in Fawcett Stadium  21-14. (AP Photo/The Vindicator, Robert K. Yosay)

Mooneys #7 Michael Bruno and #10 Justin Ellis Moore bring ...

Mooneys #7 Michael Bruno and #10 Justin Ellis Moore bring down Shawnees Jordan Huggins in the backfield for a loss during first half action. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney won their 8th championship as they beat the ...


Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brandt

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brandt

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brandt


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Mr. and Mrs. John Hrinak

Mr. and Mrs. John Hrinak

Mr. and Mrs. John Hrinak


Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kocsis

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kocsis

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Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vath

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vath

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vath


Cardinal Mooney’s Macy Marlowe (4) drives to the hoop against Springfield defender Baylee Felger (5) during
their basketball game Thursday at Mooney High School. The Cardinals downed the Tigers, 49-37, with Marlowe sparking the Cards’ second half with a coast-to-coast lay-up after an early steal in the Springfield paint.

Cardinal Mooney’s Macy Marlowe (4) drives to the hoop against ...

Cardinal Mooney’s Macy Marlowe (4) drives to the hoop against Springfield defender Baylee Felger (5) during their basketball game Thursday at Mooney High School. The Cardinals downed the Tigers, 49-37, with Marlowe sparking the Cards’ ...


Cardinal Mooney players rush onto the field at Canton’s Fawcett Stadium for the Division III regional final against Dover. The Cardinals will take the field at Fawcett for the final time this season today in the state championship game against Springfield Shawnee.

Cardinal Mooney players rush onto the field at Canton’s Fawcett ...

Cardinal Mooney players rush onto the field at Canton’s Fawcett Stadium for the Division III regional final against Dover. The Cardinals will take the field at Fawcett for the final time this season today in ...


The Youngstown Phantoms’ Mike Ambrosia (14) battles Sioux Falls’ Bryan Moore (21) for the puck during
Thursday’s USHL game at the Covelli Centre. The Phantoms fell to the Stampede 2-1 in a shootout.

The Youngstown Phantoms’ Mike Ambrosia (14) battles Sioux Falls’ Bryan ...

The Youngstown Phantoms’ Mike Ambrosia (14) battles Sioux Falls’ Bryan Moore (21) for the puck during Thursday’s USHL game at the Covelli Centre. The Phantoms fell to the Stampede 2-1 in a shootout.


From left, Miranda Canacci, Chuck Kettering, Gillian Canacci and Brittiani Ketcham in a scene from “The Most Beautiful Star,” one of three one-act plays that comprise “In the Spirit of Christmas” at The Victorian Players Theater.

From left, Miranda Canacci, Chuck Kettering, Gillian Canacci and Brittiani ...

From left, Miranda Canacci, Chuck Kettering, Gillian Canacci and Brittiani Ketcham in a scene from “The Most Beautiful Star,” one of three one-act plays that comprise “In the Spirit of Christmas” at The Victorian Players ...


The Kneeling Girl, which was stolen Nov. 23 from Fellows Riverside Gardens, has been found. The Gardens will store the statue until the spring, then restore it to its perch above this pool in the Beeghly Garden.

The Kneeling Girl, which was stolen Nov. 23 from Fellows ...

The Kneeling Girl, which was stolen Nov. 23 from Fellows Riverside Gardens, has been found. The Gardens will store the statue until the spring, then restore it to its perch above this pool in the ...


Mary Jo DeLucia of Austintown has sent thousands of Christmas cards with hand-written notes to Marines in combat zones since beginning the project in 2004. Here she signs and packs cards to be sent this year. DeLucia says she does the project at the Poland Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County “because it is so peaceful there.”

Mary Jo DeLucia of Austintown has sent thousands of Christmas ...

Mary Jo DeLucia of Austintown has sent thousands of Christmas cards with hand-written notes to Marines in combat zones since beginning the project in 2004. Here she signs and packs cards to be sent this ...


Austintown Fitch High School band members Jeremy Eyster and Amanda Lacusky play Christmas carols before the 25th annual Christmas-tree lighting at Wickliff e Circle Fire Station in Austintown. Several hundred residents enjoyed music, cookies and a visit from Santa on Thursday evening.

Austintown Fitch High School band members Jeremy Eyster and Amanda ...

Austintown Fitch High School band members Jeremy Eyster and Amanda Lacusky play Christmas carols before the 25th annual Christmas-tree lighting at Wickliff e Circle Fire Station in Austintown. Several hundred residents enjoyed music, cookies and ...