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Canfield says goodbye to its seniors

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Not having a 2020 baseball season was tough for Canfield High School coach Gary Knittle. Saying goodbye to his seniors was even tougher. Knittle was only in his second year as head coach at Canfield, but he was an assistant for five years prior to that, so he worked with this class from the ...

B League openers

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The Class B league began its season Sunday at Cene Park in Struthers with games in both the 16U and 18U divisions. 16U games Knightline 5, Avalanche 2 – Jake Corll tossed a complete game for Knightline, allowing just four hits while striking out nine. Gavin Shrum had a double and single ...

Penguins can benefit from proposed move

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The NCAA recently released a proposal that would give football teams an extra two weeks to hold walk-throughs and conditioning, and no one could use it more than Youngstown State. The proposal is to be voted on this week and is expected to pass. That’s good news to first-year YSU coach Doug ...

Hall of Fame coaches

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Jeff Bayuk heard the news Friday morning. Former Fitch High School football coach Phil Annarella, who died last June, was inducted into the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Bayuk said he couldn’t be more thrilled. Bayuk was John F. Kennedy High School’s ...

Mayfield will kneel for anthem

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CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season to support protests of social injustice, police brutality and racism. In answering a post from a fan on his Instagram account Saturday that pleaded with him not to kneel, ...

Neighborhood rival

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Robert Morris, the university located near Pittsburgh International Airport, was rumored for the past couple of years to be coming to the Horizon League. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein tweeted out on Thursday that members of the Northeastern Conference were expecting Robert Morris to officially ...

Lake Milton waters are not always predictable

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Most every angler prefers fishing trips that never offer up a dull moment. Action aplenty, that’s what anglers want. We go to great lengths to rustle up a few tugs on our lines and rate our success based on how many fish take the bait. Sometimes the pinnacle is catching a dozen or more ...

Greatest Golfer Juniors

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Four more young golfers earned spots in the 2020 Greatest Golfer Joe Dickey Electric Juniors Division after the second qualifying event on Thursday at Squaw Creek-Avalon. Division winners from each of the six qualifying events advance to the championship July 17-18 at Squaw Creek-Avalon and ...

Players hope for some game action

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CLEVELAND — When Collin Sexton learned that the NBA — and not a pandemic — had prematurely ended his second season, the Cavaliers guard had a guttural reaction. “I was sick,” he said. The league’s decision to invite only 22 teams to resume play at Disney World in Florida next ...

Big money ballin’

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WARREN — Jesse Hardin Jr. could soon be entering a basketball tournament with a $2 million grand prize and that will be broadcast on ESPN. He’ll do it as a huge underdog. That’s nothing new to Hardin or his teammates. The Warren G. Harding graduate and Walsh University alumnus is part ...