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High School Sports

Springfield tops Warren JFK for 3rd consecutive district title

MINERAL RIDGE — Not one, not two, the Springfield Tigers have now won their third straight district title. In a back-and-forth battle worthy of its stakes, the Tigers dispatched Kennedy 52-49 to earn another district trophy. “I’m so happy for the kids. To do it with a different group ...

Canfield falls to SVSM

UNIONTOWN — The Canfield girls basketball team’s 2023-24 season came to an end Saturday evening with a 67-23 loss to top-seeded Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary in the Division II, Northeast 3 district championship game. Canfield qualified for the district final by surging past Salem in the ...

West Branch knocked out by Laurel

MACEDONIA — With her team trailing and in need of a spark, West Branch senior Sophia Gregory put her team on her back in the second half on Saturday. Despite Gregory finishing with 24 points, it wasn’t enough, as the Warriors fell to Shaker Heights Laurel 51-39 in the Division II, ...

Austintown Fitch rallies past Walsh Jesuit

AUSTINTOWN – The Fitch Falcons boys’ basketball team purposely played a tough schedule to prepare for tournament games. That experience paid off Saturday night. The 19-seed Falcons won in a hard-fought, dramatic, overtime 74-69 victory over the Walsh Jesuit Warriors on Saturday night. ...

Copley pulls away from Howland

ELYRIA — At the end of last season, Howland was full of optimism. That team had no seniors, so the Tigers were set to return their entire roster from a below-.500 team that went to the district semifinals. Howland head coach Aaron Pounds expected things to be different this season, and he ...

Crestview’s perfect season ends in OT

CORTLAND — Scoring just two points in the first quarter and trailing by nine wasn’t where the Crestview Lady Rebels wanted to be in their Division III, Cortland District championship matchup on Saturday. However, the Rebels battled back, time and again, in an instant classic. ...