The scene: St. John Arena in Columbus, March 1994, just after the Ursuline boys basketball team
Dr. Dan Ross, the commissioner of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, is by all accounts
By Rob Todor firstname.lastname@example.org GIRARD As a youngster, Craig Hannon was a ballboy for the varsity
By ROB TODOR email@example.com SALEM Mike Kopachy, who has led the Salem High football program
Defending state softball champions Poland and Champion are the choices of the coaches to — at the very least — continue as the dominant teams in their districts.
By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org For all the debate about the proposed Competitive Balance Issue
OHSAA adds a division, starting in 2013 By Rob todor email@example.com The first domino in what
By Rob todor todor@vindy.Com CANFIELD There’s one constant source of inspiration for Mount
Four players who led their teams to a berth in the district championship game or an unbeaten season highlight the area selections to the Associated Press’ Northeast Inland District basketball team.
The 3,000 or so visiting students had no problem creating energy — loudly — at the Covelli Centre on Wednesday morning.
High school basketball returns to the Covelli Centre on Monday with the LaRiccia “See Them Rise” Classic.
The Eagles lost fumbles inside the Tigers’ 10. By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org NEW PHILADELPHIA
Joe Paterno’s ouster on Wednesday wasn’t unexpected. It must, though, be merely the start.
By Rob Todor email@example.com Youngstown Christian School’s football team continues to enter
Western Reserve completed a perfect 10-0 regular-season on Friday with a victory over rival McDonald.
By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org Don’t expect Andy Hake to change anything this week as he prepares
Jason Kokrak has always been a long shot. Now, in part because of it, he’s going to be a big shot, too.
By ROB TODOR email@example.com BOARDMAN Fred Vicarel, who served high school sports as an
Kelly Pavlik withdraws from Saturday fight By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN
On a sunny afternoon sometime in 1992, I was on the golf course at Squaw Creek Country Club, allowed
By ROB TODOR email@example.com The NBA Development League is headed for Canton. According to a
By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org Youngstown Kelly Pavlik has an opponent for his August fight at
By ROB TODOR email@example.com So, Ron Moschella, what do you think of adding two games to the
Ohio State football fans will remember the 106 victories, seven Big Ten titles and the 2002 BCS
A hotly debated initiative that would have changed the landscape of Ohio high school athletics was narrowly defeated Tuesday.
The vote to create a competitive balance in the Ohio High School Athletic Association was as close as anticipated. So was the debate.
By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org High school football fans in the Mahoning Valley will notice very
Cleveland State University on Monday announced its is dropping its baseball program at the conclusion of the season.
By ROB TODOR email@example.com NEWTON FALLS The concerned looks on the faces of area high school
The smoke and mirrors have given way to mud. Slinging mud, that is, and you haven’t seen anything
Mike Fuline and his wife Amy, have five children ages 7 and younger, so he knows all about trying to get kids all moving in the same direction, even if they think they know more than him.
A proposed super alliance of more than 20 schools, including four from the Mahoning Valley, seemed to be an exciting certainty last week.
D.J. Ogilvie has made a habit out of rebuilding high school football programs. He’s taking on a new challenge in the Sunshine State.
A rare January matchup of unbeaten teams takes place tonight in the Inter Tri-County League when the McDonald boys basketball team plays host to Southern.
By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org ALLIANCE There are many college football rivalries that have been
Sixty-one players from Valley schools earned first-team honors on the All-NEO district football team
By ROB TODOR email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Kelly Pavlik knew as soon as the punch landed.
BY ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org The preliminaries are over, and now it’s time for the contenders
By ROB TODOR email@example.com The All-American Conference will look radically different in two
By ROB TODOR firstname.lastname@example.org WARREN John F. Kennedy administrators waited 15 years to get back
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Ready for Round 3? After watching Mooney knock its teams out of the
Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS Ohio State center Jantel Lavender spent Sunday doing her typical
By Mary Schmitt Boyer The Plain Dealer MILWAUKEE Mo Williams thought his slump was over.
Associated Press GOODYEAR, ariz. Manny Acta was ready for his first game as Cleveland Indians’
Staff report GREEN BAY, Wis. Heather Golden scored 15 points, Sarah Eichler added 14, and
Associated Press NEW YORK Evgeni Malkin scored a power-play goal 3:42 into overtime on
By MARY SCHMITT BOYER The Plain Dealer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Nets interim coach Kiki
Associated Press KISSIMMEE, FLA. This time last year Nate McLouth was hoping to avoid another
Associated Press NEW YORK The NFL has swallowed the poison pill. When the league and the
They are the top scorers for the YSU women’s basketball team. YOUNGSTOWN — Officially, Bojana