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High School Sports

Ursuline can’t hang on vs. WGH

WARREN — The Ursuline High School football team never trailed until it was virtually too late Friday night at Mollenkopf Stadium, as host Warren G. Harding won, 28-24. The Raiders took possession with 6:33 remaining and Ursuline ahead 24-17. Harding then went 73 yards in 12 plays, with Marco ...

Poland’s progress

POLAND — After a nail-biting Week 1 loss during a torrential downpour at South Range, the Poland Bulldogs have turned their season around completely. What faced them Friday evening was a 4-0 Hubbard Eagles squad that only allowed 30 points through its first four contests. Poland routed ...

Mineral Ridge wrecks Jays’ perfect mark

NORTH JACKSON — The Mineral Ridge Rams wrecked the Jackson-Milton Blue Jays perfect season in dominating fashion on Friday night. The Blue Jays began the season 4-0 before falling to the visiting Rams 45-0 in a MVAC Scarlet Tier duel. “Like I told our players all week, undefeated no ...

Canfield, Springfield, Boardman win

¯ CANFIELD 35, CHANEY 19: CANFIELD — Canfield rallied from an early deficit to beat the Cowboys in a non-conference clash. The Cardinals (5-0) trailed 13-7 at halftime, but they scored 21 points in the third quarter thanks to a impressive running game. Broc Lowry gave Canfield a 14-13 lead ...

Growing pains

HUBBARD — For both Hubbard and Poland’s volleyball programs, “growth” has been the theme of the season. In the first meetup early in September, Hubbard cruised to a 3-0 victory over Poland. This time around, while still ending the game in three sets, the Bulldogs were within five points ...

Undefeated Canfield pushing toward playoffs

For the unbeaten Canfield Cardinals, it’s all about getting ready for week seven. The Cardinals (4-0) aren’t fighting for a playoff berth (everyone can opt in) and they aren’t playing for a league title (they are an independent). However, they are looking to improve each week, with the ...

Mooney drilled by Howland

YOUNGSTOWN — Nearly a year removed from their state title dreams falling a few goals short against Tippecanoe at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, the Howland Tigers continue to prove that they’re the best. With 10 matches under their belt, and team chemistry starting to excel after losing ...

Springfield strong

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Between going undefeated through the first half of the season and being able to compete for a league title for the first time in five years, 2020 has been a significant year for the Springfield Tigers girls soccer program. With a 3-1 victory at home over a strong Ursuline ...

Early and often

GIRARD — The South Range boys soccer team wasted no time getting on the board, scoring just under 4 minutes in a matchup against Girard. That initial score kick started a flurry of shots that led to a 6-0 victory over the Indians on Tuesday night in a Northeast-8 showdown. “It was a ...

Improving Indians topple feisty Hubbard

GIRARD — The Hubbard Eagles and the Girard Indians tangled in a Northeast-8 Conference battle on Tuesday. The hometown Indians prevailed in three straight sets but the Eagles were no pushovers. “Our girls played well tonight,” Girard coach Phil Walters said. “Hubbard is a great team, ...