Girard shortstop Nick Cavalier attempts to pick off Ursuline’s Joel Hake. Hake was out on the play, but the Irish beat the Indians in the Division III district final, 3-2, in extra innings.
Guy Gadowsky will begin his second season as coach of the Penn State men’s hockey program, which begins Big Ten play in 2013-14.
New Penn State football coach Bill O’Brien wants the Mahoning Valley to continue being an important recruiting area for the Nittany Lions. He cited players like Michael Zordich, Darryl Clark and Brandon Beachum as the “pipeline” of players to State College, Pa.
Travelers fill up at a gas station for an early start on the Memorial Day weekend traffic in Valencia, Calif. This year, economists and tourism experts are expecting only a small uptick in summer travelers. Gas prices are lower but still high enough to keep some Americans off the road.
Rich Janis, of Boardman, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, and a benefit to off set his medical costs is set for Sunday at The Embassy on Youngstown-Poland Road. He served in the Army from 1968 to 1975 and spent 13 months overseas in Vietnam.
Mahoning County intends to close its South Side Annex, 2801 Market St., this year after the three remaining occupants move out.
Tracee Hewlett, right, mother of slain teen Tracee Banks, gets a hug from Cierra Smith after guilty verdicts are read in the case of Melvin Shaw II. He was found guilty Tuesday of killing Banks in 2010.