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Defensive miscue dooms Cleveland in 3-2 loss to Reds

Local Sports

CINCINNATI — Josh Naylor lined into a triple play in the eighth inning, then let a routine grounder roll through his legs at first base with two outs in the ninth that led to Cincinnati’s tying run as the Reds beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in 10 innings Saturday. Pinch-hitter Tyler ...

Flying Falcons

High School Sports

AUSTINTOWN — For the 11th straight season, the Austintown Fitch Falcons boys track team won the Mahoning County Championship. Senior Nate Leskovac played a large role for the Falcons, taking the crown in the high jump and helping Fitch win the 4x100 relay as the third runner. The Fitch boys ...

Comeback part of another YSU sweep

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — If opportunity arose to provide Youngstown State’s softball team with a gut check, it was Saturday in the first game of another doubleheader against Oakland. YSU trailed 4-0 early in game one, with the Golden Grizzlies looking for revenge after being swept Friday evening by ...

Buckeyes’ QB battle will carry into fall

Local Sports

COLUMBUS — With spring practice in the books, Ohio State’s quarterback derby will carry over into fall workouts. That’s not a surprise, considering the candidates to succeed star Justin Fields are two second-year players and a true freshman. Neither has thrown a pass in a college ...

Crestview softball nips Springfield

High School Sports

NEW WATERFORD — The Crestview Rebels are counting on pitching and defense to carry them this year in the softball season. They fully utilized those strengths Saturday with an edge-of-your-seat 2-1 victory over Springfield in non-conference action. The Rebels’ junior pitcher Kaedyn ...

Brewers’ two-out hits send Pirates to defeat

Local Sports

MILWAUKEE — Brett Anderson pitched seven effective innings and the Milwaukee Brewers built a big lead early and breezed past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Saturday night. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a leadoff single in the first inning and the Brewers went on to score five times, with every run ...

Saturday highlights

High School Sports

TRACK & FIELD EAST PALESTINE — The McDonald boys and girls track teams took the top spots in the Bulldog Invitational held at Reid Memorial Stadium at East Palestine High School. The Blue Devil boys walked away with 107 points and the girls had 95. Hubbard and Mineral Ridge tied ...

March to the waters begins in earnest this week

Local Sports

Crazy weather, finicky fish, low water and litter galore all add up to a great deal of frustrations for anglers ready to rev up their 2021 fishing season. Troll through the various social media and you’ll no doubt notice reports about the on-and-off rhythm of the fishing so far, certainly ...

Defensive miscue dooms Cleveland in 3-2 loss to Reds

Local Sports

CINCINNATI — Josh Naylor lined into a triple play in the eighth inning, then let a routine grounder roll through his legs at first base with two outs in the ninth that led to Cincinnati’s tying run as the Reds beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in 10 innings Saturday. Pinch-hitter Tyler ...

Flying Falcons

High School Sports

AUSTINTOWN — For the 11th straight season, the Austintown Fitch Falcons boys track team won the Mahoning County Championship. Senior Nate Leskovac played a large role for the Falcons, taking the crown in the high jump and helping Fitch win the 4x100 relay as the third runner. The Fitch boys ...