Big scholastic seasons for Richards, Tigers

Local Sports

BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The recently completed academic year has been arguably one of the very best for Mahoning Valley scholastic sports teams and athletes. During Monday’s Curbstone Coaches meeting at Avion Banquet Center, the organization honored the state champion Howland High School ...

Finishing careers

High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — With the sun setting Monday at Youngstown State, Maris Barbato of Ursuline looked out at the field situated at the corner of Ford and Grant Street, hands on her hips, she gazed across her home turf one final time. “It (high school) has gone by so quick,” she said following ...

Errors assist Indians in win

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CLEVELAND — Jose Ramirez picked up a pair of RBIs — made possible by Baltimore blunders in the field — and the Cleveland Indians extended the Orioles’ road losing streak to 16 straight games with a 4-3 win Monday night. The Indians’ victory was tempered by the team losing reigning ...

Schwarber homer lifts Nats past Pittsburgh

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WASHINGTON — Kyle Schwarber homered again to snap a seventh-inning tie and drove in two runs for the Washington Nationals in their 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Jon Lester pitched 5 1/3 solid innings to help the Nationals win for the third time in four ...

JFK wins state title

High School Sports

AKRON — Coming into the 2021 season, Kennedy’s baseball team had plenty of question marks. On Sunday, the Eagles changed those question marks into exclamation points. With six freshmen, only four returning letterwinners, 11 players and no 2020 season, the current season could have gone ...

Bieber bopped by Mariners

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CLEVELAND — Jake Fraley homered off AL Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber after replacing the injured Mitch Haniger, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Sunday. The Mariners, coming off a blown late lead and a 10-inning loss on Saturday, had to deal with more bad news ...