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Winds of change

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CLEVELAND — The spotlight for change is shining on the Cleveland Indians. Now that the NFL’s Washington Redskins have retired their contentious nickname and logo after decades of objection and amid a nationwide movement calling for racial justice, the Indians appear to be the next major ...

Complications of moving football to springtime

High School Sports

Football to the spring. It’s flown off of people’s lips and on their social media accounts. With the COVID-19 pandemic, people are getting nervous about increased positive test results. Talking about moving a staple of the fall — high school football — to the spring isn’t as easy ...

Pens sideline nine players as camp starts

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The Pittsburgh Penguins opened training camp Monday after voluntarily sidelining nine players who may have had secondary exposure to a person testing positive for COVID-19. The Penguins did not reveal which players were held out as a precautionary measure. The NHL has barred teams from ...

Clemente trails by two

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MARION — Warren’s Gianna Clemente shot a first-round 72 at the Ohio Junior Girls’ Championship at Marion Country Club. Clemente trails co-leaders Leila Raines of Galena and New Albany’s Kary Hollenbaugh, which both shot 70. Cincinnati’s Eleanor Hudepohl of Cincinnati and Ashland’s ...

No racing at Sharon

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The Ohio Department of Health has mandated activities to be limited in the state of Ohio due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic. With that said and spectators being prohibited throughout the state, there will be no racing on Saturday, July 18 at Sharon Speedway. As soon as restrictions ...

Passing grade

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YOUNGSTOWN — Feedback. That’s what Darius Quisenberry craved when he declared for the NBA Draft on April 2. The NBA Combine and individual team tryouts weren’t possible because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thursday evening, Quisenberry stated he’s coming back to YSU for his junior ...

Class B results

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16U DuraEdge 4, Avalanche 0 – Caleb Jones had two hits, including one double, and scored once, Braden Gebhardt had two hits and two RBIs and Tyler Rekich had two hits, including a double, and scored once for DuraEdge. Rekich was also the winning pitcher, tossing six innings, giving up three ...

Achieving the dream

High School Sports

Being the football coach at Western Reserve High School has long been the goal for Jason Lude, but he wasn’t sure if he was cut out for it. He played for the Blue Devils and had a solid career. He started coaching right after high school ended and hasn’t stopped, but Lude just didn’t ...

Indians’ DeShields back at team camp

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians outfielder Delino DeShields Jr. worked out with his teammates at training camp for the first time after being sidelined by the COVID-19 virus. DeShields had suffered some “mild symptoms” after testing positive with the virus before the Indians reported ...

New managers seek right mix

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PITTSBURGH — Derek Shelton needs his freedom. Maybe now more than ever. Fortunately for the first-year Pittsburgh Pirates manager, bench coach Donnie Kelly made it a point to provide it. Each day Kelly puts together a meticulous schedule designed to find a way for separate groups of players ...