Canfield’s Ryan Roush, a former South Range High track and field/cross country standout and Malone University’s highly-touted freshman distance runner, was one of only a handful of runners nationally selected to participate in Team USA competitions in Scotland and Jamaica.
Girard diver Savannah Teter practices at the pool at Youngstown State University. Teter is the only state diving qualifier from the Valley — the first in Girard history — headed to the preliminaries Wednesday at Canton’s C.T. Branin Nataorium. Of 24 divers, she is seeded 17th. The top 16 advance.
Officer William Greene of the Hubbard Township Police Department shows a tire that was recovered from a rural
township road. The police have seen an influx of old tires being illegally dumped on rural roads.
The 32-foot spire at Ellsworth Presbyterian Church is put into place above the antique cast-iron bell by crew members of Joseph Sylvester Construction and Mulholland Roofing. The spire and bell tower were damaged by wind in 2009; donations and fundraisers made the new spire and installation possible.
Freshman Aaron Scott checks his computer while working with the robotics team’s new robot. Every year, For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), the governing body behind the robotics competitions, requires new standards for the nation’s high school teams.
Struthers’ Ashleigh Ryan (1) drives to the hoop around Cardinal Mooney’s Nichole Webber (25) during their
Division II sectional semifinal basketball game Monday at Austintown Fitch High School. The Wildcats downed
the Cardinals, 55-27, and will face Crestwood on Thursday.
Austin Wagner, left, a sophomore at Girard High School, and senior Sam Horne, center, assemble parts for the RoboCats’ new robot under the supervision of Ashraf Hadi , team adviser. The school’s robotics team has been working for six weeks to build its new robot, which will compete beginning in March.