Ursuline holds off Chaney

High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — After building up a 15-point halftime lead, Ursuline was all of a sudden staring at a one-point deficit to Chaney at the end of the third quarter. At that point, Irish head coach Keith Gunther had all kinds of thoughts running through his head in the team huddle between ...

Howland extends win streak to 3, tops WGH

High School Sports

WARREN — Anytime Howland and Harding meet up, things get interesting. Tuesday’s meetup on the hardwood was no exception as the game went down to the wire. The Raiders rallied back with some well-timed shots from the charity stripe, but fell just short in a 42-41 Tigers victory. After ...

Scrappers name Heather Sahli as new GM

Local Sports

NILES — When Heather Sahli first began working for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in 2001, she never envisioned it to be a long-term stint. Sahli had gone to school for business, marketing, and management. Professional baseball wasn’t at the top of her wish list in terms of future ...

Miami slips past Cleveland, 100-97

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CLEVELAND — Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, Bam Adebayo added 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Miami Heat showed their experience down the stretch in a 100-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Caleb Martin scored 18 points and matched his career high with 10 rebounds, and ...

Lowellville blows out McDonald

High School Sports

LOWELLVILLE — Lowellville hosted McDonald for a doubleheader on Tuesday, and after the girls team earned a convincing win over the Blue Devils, the boys completed the sweep with a 69-31 victory. The win clinches a share of a conference championship for the first time since 2015 for the boys ...