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High School Sports

Leetonia starters have yet to play four complete quarters

Leetonia coach Paul Hulea constantly preaches to his team the importance of giving maximum effort for an entire four quarters. In back-to-back weeks, Hulea has had to settle for three quarters of hard work. It’s not that his players haven’t been willing to give the effort. They just ...

Springfield’s Kosek gets a kick out of sport

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Justin Kosek looks around his huddle as he’s done so many times before. One face in the Springfield girls soccer gathering is more familiar than the rest, his daughter Kylee. Seeing her looking up in the huddle has changed like the line of sight between the father and ...

Girard shows JFK, others it remains a potent team

WARREN — Mark who? Okay, perhaps it’s a bit of a stretch to suggest Girard High football fans are ever going to forget the exploits of Mark Waid. The All-Ohio quarterback now at Youngstown State University led the Indians to the Division IV state title game last December while setting ...

Boardman’s Dunham, Poland’s Sebest run well

BOARDMAN — Mitchel Dunham’s view was much different than the bulk of the 294 runners in Saturday’s Division I boys varsity race. The Boardman High School senior’s eyes have seen and his feet have traveled the sidewalks of Glenwood Avenue and the roads due south of U.S. Route ...

Scoreboard

Football SATURDAY’S SCORES Area scores ¯ Girard 41, John F. Kennedy 14 ¯ Champion 34, Pymatuning Valley 14 ¯ Cardinal Mooney 48, Carrick, Pa. 0 ¯ Valley Christian 28, Lisbon, OT ¯ Painesville Harvey 34, Grand Valley 6 Around Ohio ¯ Ada 45, McGuffey Upper Scioto Valley ...

Brungard, Tindell lead Springfield

NEW MIDDLETOWN —If there was one thing to bet on entering Friday night’s matchup between the Columbiana Clippers and the Springfield Tigers, it was a lot of points. Unfortunately for Columbiana, the Tigers did all of the scoring in a dominating 35-0 win for Springfield. The scoring ...

Not what we thought

NILES — Maybe it was the fact that it was Friday the 13th. Perhaps it was the full moon. Whatever the case, things didn’t quite play out as many expected Friday when Youngstown East and Niles squared off at Bo Rein Stadium. There were no weather delays. Rather, a brisk wind provided ...

Canfield routs DC-area Trainers

CANFIELD — They’re careful not to mention the “P” word inside the Canfield Cardinals’ locker room. It’s hard to not talk about the playoffs considering the Cardinals went 11-2 and advanced to the third round of the Division III playoffs last season. Although an outstanding senior ...

Poland dropped by Tigers

HOWLAND — In a battle between rivals, it was Howland which came out on top, taking down Poland 14-13 in a last-second win. “It doesn’t matter whose field, who’s coaching, who’s playing, the Poland and Howland game always comes down to one score and it’s a four-quarter game,” ...

Lake Catholic too much for young Ursuline

YOUNGSTOWN — Sometimes it just isn’t your night, and that was the case for the Ursuline Fighting Irish Friday at Stambaugh Stadium as they dropped a lopsided game to the Lake Catholic Cougars, 36-0. “It didn’t feel like our guys came to play like they did the past couple weeks,” ...