Pavlansky steps down after 23 years at Canfield

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“I enjoyed every minute of it, but it just feels like the right time to move on.” With that, the longest and most successful coaching stint in Canfield football history has come to an end. On Tuesday morning, Cardinals head coach Mike Pavlansky met with his players and staff to inform ...

Warren JFK holds off Cardinal Mooney 71-59

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YOUNGSTOWN — A tournament game in early December doesn’t come around often, but Warren JFK and Cardinal Mooney got exactly that in their early-season showdown. Each team traded its best chances throughout the game, but by the end Kennedy had pulled away, downing the Cardinals ...

Steelers’ Trubisky looks to prove mettle as a starting QB

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PITTSBURGH — Mitch Trubisky insists he’s too worried about the New England Patriots to think about how the next few weeks might affect the arc of his career. Still, the No. 2 overall draft pick in 2017 may be running out of opportunities to prove he can be an NFL starting quarterback. His ...

Guardians get top pick in MLB draft lottery

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cleveland will have the No. 1 pick in next year’s amateur baseball draft for the first time, winning a lottery on the second try Tuesday after Washington came out with the top spot initially but was ineligible. Major League Baseball and the players’ association ...

Champion gets 1st win, beats Mineral Ridge

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Champion sophomore Marky Nolan is off to a strong start to his varsity career. After scoring 21 points in the Golden Flashes’ first game last Friday against Niles, he dropped a game-high 27 points in a 60-50 victory over Mineral Ridge on Tuesday night. “It’s early,” Nolan said. “I ...

Jack Loew to host holiday fight night

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YOUNGSTOWN — Local trainer Jack Loew and his South Side Boxing Club will host their annual “Season’s Beatings” fight card, a 16-bout amateur boxing show set for this Saturday at Penguin City Brewery in downtown Youngstown. The annual event features local favorite and SSBC member Tony ...