Goodbye, Indians; Hello, Guardians

By: The Associated Press

CLEVELAND — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday — effective at the end of the 2021 season — with a video on Twitter narrated ...

July 24, 2021

Teens charged in Boardman fight, shooting

By: Staff report

BOARDMAN — Three teenage boys face charges after a township police probe of a large fight in June on Market Street and of shots fired from a fleeing vehicle two days later on Sugartree Drive. Police had been called about 7:40 p.m. June ...

July 24, 2021

Spinal problems inspire dancer to study medicine

By: Ashley Fox

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at or metro editor Marly Reichert at By ...

July 24, 2021

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A couple valuable lessons for fishing trips

By: By Jack Wollitz

Over the years I have soaked up a lot of information that helps make fishing trips more fun and productive, but two bits in particular have helped me keep a healthy perspective when it comes to planning and executing during a day on the ...

July 24, 2021

Cruz homers, Tampa beats Cleveland

By: By Brian Dulik

CLEVELAND — Nelson Cruz homered in his Tampa Bay debut and Joey Wendle hit a go-ahead single in a six-run ninth inning as the Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 Friday night. On a day the Indians announced they will change their name to ...

July 24, 2021

Defending the throne

By: By Phillip B. Wilson

INDIANAPOLIS — There aren’t many revelations to be learned about Ohio State’s recent dominance in the Big Ten. But say the school’s name to Indiana senior wide receiver Ty Fryfogle and he smiles with anticipation. “I’m ready to ...

July 24, 2021

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