Scrappers rally from four-run deficit to beat Connecticut By tom WILLIAMS email@example.com
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org HARTFORD Before the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series began in
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN The hills of downtown will be alive with the
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org HUBBARD After graduating from Hubbard High School in 1998,
McDonald's Matthias Tayala and Poland's Erin Gabriel were named The Vindicator Athletes of the Year.
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Scott Mayfield said he is “more excited than
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org BOARDMAN The Youngstown Phantoms’ selection camp ended
Zoldan, Team Valor bask in Belmont spotlight By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN
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By Tom wILLIAMS email@example.com AKRON Jitters were a part of the Columbiana High softball
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org AKRON After Champion’s 5-2 victory over Clear Fork earned
Poland dominates Tippecanoe By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com AKRON Minutes after
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org AKRON After 31 straight victories, Clear Fork coach Jeff
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com AKRON The third time was anything but charming for the
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org MASSILLON Haley McAllister’s two-run homer and key
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com MASSILLON The Ursuline High baseball team’s road to the
Frank McPhee, 80 By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN East High graduate Joe
For the fourth straight year, Warren JFK’s Michael Fredericka will play for the state title in Division II singles tennis tournament.
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com Boardman Right fielder Alyse March turned in a memorable
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org BOARDMAN Tavia Dukes’ solo home run in the first inning
Mother Nature has thrown another fastball past the high school baseball and softball tournament directors trying to get their district competition completed.
After last spring’s state semifinal trip to Columbus’ Huntington Park, Columbiana High’s baseball players know they have targets on their uniforms this tournament season.
Needing a split of Saturday’s doubleheader for a chance to finish above .500, Lady Luck appeared to be on Youngstown State’s side after consecutive home runs tied the first game, 3-3.
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Animal Kingdom, a horse owned by a group that includes Youngstown businessman Bruce Zoldan, is a go for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com LOWELLVILLE Mark Cavalier’s legacy as Lowellville High’s
By TOM WILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Three years after watching Visionaire finish
April showers may bring May flowers but this year, they’ve also delivered hundreds of canceled high school spring sporting events.
Casey Carroll, The Vindicator’s 2010 boys basketball Player of the Year, feels the rigors of playing a season with Kiski Prep in Saltsburg, Pa., have helped prepare him for Division I college basketball.
Tuesday’s first-place showdown between the Jackson-Milton and Western Reserve softball teams featured a biting wind, rain followed by sunshine and clutch two-out hits.
Austintown Fitch High is turning its boys basketball program over to a coach well-versed in Falcons lore.
Poland rallies for 10-4 league victory By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com HOWLAND An
More than any other, the game that encapsulates the Youngstown Phantoms’ 2010-11 season was a 5-4 shootout loss on March 5 at the Covelli Centre.
The Youngstown Phantoms closed their second USHL season with their second straight eight-goal output and hat trick.
By Tom Williams firstname.lastname@example.org Youngstown Thanks to
By TOM WILLIAMS email@example.com CANFIELD Despite Thursday’s overcast skies, sunshine broke
The good news for the Youngstown Phantoms is that goaltender Matthew O’Connor is back on the ice practicing.
By TOm Williams firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Desperation has embraced the Youngstown Phantoms
The opportunity to play for fun on their home court one last time was all the motivation Warren Harding seniors Craig McFerrin, Tre’ Brown and Quenten Jackson needed to put on a show.
With six games remaining in the USHL regular season, it’s crunch time for the Youngstown Phantoms and the Waterloo Black Hawks in the race for the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spot.
Southern’s Jake Boyle did his best to close the 26th annual Columbiana County Scholarship Basketball Classic with a slam.
In weather conditions more suitable for the AFC Championship Game or the NHL Winter Classic than softball, the hottest thing on the field was Loyola pitcher Brittany Gardner.
Like most hockey fans, Curtis Carr likes the way Pittsburgh Penguins forward Matt Cooke plays.
The first thing you notice when you meet Phantoms forward Ty Loney is the smile.
Asked if he has started calculating the effect on his Youngstown Phantoms when he’s scoreboard watching, Curtis Carr resisted giving the standard answer all coaches are expected to recite, i.e., “we’re taking them one game at a time.”
Tonight in the Canton Fieldhouse, the McDonald High boys basketball team will pursue something its extremely successful program has never experienced — a regional victory.
Two clutch free throws each by Courtney Powell and Aurielle Irizarry in the final 30 seconds have the Ursuline High girls basketball team one win away from the Irish’ third trip to state in eight seasons.
For two quarters, the Struthers High girls basketball team threw a real scare into state-ranked Mentor Lake Catholic.
If the Ursuline High girls basketball team earns its third trip to Columbus in eight seasons, they’ll do it with defense.
You don’t need to spend much time with the Struthers High girls basketball team to find out what motivates them.