Ursuline, Harding set to clash

High School Sports

WARREN — Having each faced some of the state’s top teams so far this season, Ursuline and Warren G. Harding now will turn their attention to each other tonight at Mollenkopf Stadium. The Irish (3-1) have compiled wins against Columbus Bishop Hartley (2-2), Hickory (PA, 1-2) and ...

Week 5 notebook

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The T.C. Caffey show is hitting the road and the Hubbard Eagles (4-0) are looking to remain perfect on the year when they travel to Struthers (2-2) for their first road game of the season. The Eagles and Wildcats are meeting for the 88th time in a rivalry which began in 1916. Struthers leads ...

Browns set for Texans

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CLEVELAND — Brash and even a little belligerent, Baker Mayfield waltzed into the NFL thinking he had things figured out. He quickly learned he had a lot to learn. Tyrod Taylor taught him. When Cleveland fans fill FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday for the first time in nearly two years, ...

Another round: South Range, Poland set for another classic

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POLAND — It’s been a see-saw battle between the South Raiders and Poland Bulldogs the past few years. Two of the inaugural members of the Northeast-8 athletic conference, each school has split their meetings versus each other with Poland defending their home turf 27-7 in 2019, and South ...

Browns punter Gillan ‘devastated’ by fumble in KC

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BEREA — Browns punter Jamie Gillan spent the summer catching footballs fired at him from a machine during practice. He snagged thousands. Last Sunday, he couldn’t handle one that counted. Gillan failed to catch a snap in the fourth quarter of the opener at Kansas City, and then made ...