There is no doubt in Kerry Durkin’s mind what has inspired the Canfield 13-14 softball team to do well enough to earn a berth in the Junior League World Series.
A 15-point loss to Cardinal Mooney last season was all the motivation the Austintown Fitch High girls basketball team needed to start the season soaring.
Rob Hornak of Warren shows off the buck he bagged in Lordstown. Although hunters now have the option of registering their kills online, one deer checking station employee thinks licensed agencies will continue to be busy.
In its first 10-0 season, the Crestview High football team hasn’t faced much adversity.
Having out-scored their first three opponents by a margin of 166-39, you’d think nothing could be better for the Brookfield High football team.
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Infuriated by last week’s 31-7 loss to St.
With his senior year under way, Austintown Fitch lineman Billy Price can’t wait for Friday night’s lights to illuminate.
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By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com HOWLAND Over the past 12 months, soccer has taken Howland
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org AKRON After the Convoy Crestview softball defeated Mathews
Bulldogs know their semifinal opponent
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com AKRON Erin Gabriel’s second consecutive one-hitter in the
Gabriel’s one-hitter has Poland playing for state trip
Mathews #2 Olivia Rhodanz celebrates after winning the Division 3 Regional Semifinal game at Kent State University against Jackson Milton Wednesday night.
Four years ago, when Michael Zordich committed to the Penn State University football team, he was pretty sure he was going to the most stable program in the Big Ten.
Back in Northeast Ohio, Jim Tressel is content with his new role
Bill O’Brien’s first trip to the Mahoning Valley as Penn State’s head football coach certainly won’t be his last.
Canfield senior Sarah Vrabel (15-5) tossed a two-hitter, striking out three and walking two.
As Penn State’s men’s ice hockey team prepares for the huge leap to NCAA Division I status, the Nittany Lions’ head coach has an appreciation for the United States Hockey League and the Youngstown Phantoms.
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org ALLIANCE After Gina Mancini and Abbey Baker used their bats
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com CANFIELD Canfield High softball pitcher Sarah Vrabel can’t
For the third straight day, Mother Nature wreaked havoc on area baseball and softball fields, keeping several of high school teams from competing in sectional play.
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBIANA Five months after resigning as Boardman High’s
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Monday’s summer-like temperatures had Lakeview High softball pitcher Alexis Neumeister in her comfort zone.
— season in review SEmD The Youngstown Phantoms stepped up to experience the USHL postseason
Gamblers eliminate Youngstown from playoffs
Youngstown returns home for two games against top-seeded Green Bay By TOM WILLIAMS
Boardman High senior Dan Watkins made the most of his second chance during Wednesday’s showdown against Ursuline.
Austin Cangelosi’s flip shot in overtime produced just enough magic to have the Youngstown Phantoms one win away from their first USHL playoff series win.
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By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Phantoms ended March with a four-
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org CANFIELD About two hours after senior outfielder Haley
Hardin, Moore lead all-stars to victory
Pitching in 40-degree weather with a biting wind blowing into his face, Ursuline High pitcher Sam Donko is not exactly sure how he stayed warm.
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Regular-season hockey games don’t get much
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org Chelsea Bowker calls her journey from Crestview High to the
Lowellville loses to Hiland in semifinal
Phantoms coaches, players grateful for increased awareness of concussions By TOM WILLIAMS
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Although the Youngstown Phantoms cannot clinch their first USHL playoff
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com AUSTINTOWN Strong starts propelled the Canfield and West
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org BOARDMAN As the third quarter of their season winds down
For eight minutes, the spirit and intensity of the Steel Valley Conference was reborn as former rivals Boardman and Fitch engaged in a heated battle on the Falcons’ basketball court.
Few football players participate in just 13 high school varsity games and then go on to qualify for a NFL pension.
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com BEAVER TWP. Healthy and hungry, Lowellville High’s girls
Loaded with varsity experience, Lowellville High’s girls basketball players have become masters of the run-and-gun.
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org HOWLAND Having squandered an early eight-point lead,