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High School Sports

Poland’s trench warfare

SALEM — Poland continued to dig the trenches in the Division IV high school football playoffs. The second-seeded Bulldogs manhandled third-seeded Wintersville Indian Creek 35-0 in a Region 13 semifinal Saturday at Sebo Stadium in Salem to improve to 10-2. They will play top-seeded Perry ...

South Range stung by Hornets

NILES — South Range coach Dan Yeagley acknowledged that his team had to play a perfect game Saturday if it was going to have any chance of beating Kirtland in a Division V, Region 17 semifinal game at Niles’ Bo Rein Stadium. While the Raiders weren’t exactly mistake-prone by any means, ...

Spartans’ Dunham to run at Walsh

BOARDMAN — Mark Hadley’s collegiate distance running path was far from one road. It veered off from his initial venture at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. The 2013 Division I boys state cross country champion began there, but the Boardman High School graduate ended his ...

Scoreboard

SATURDAY’S REGIONAL SEMIFINALS Division IV Region 13 ¯ Poland 35, Wintersville Indian Creek 0 ¯ Perry 37, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 14 Region 14 ¯ Clyde 35, Shelby 21 ¯ Ottawa-Glandorf 21, Wauseon 14 Region 15 ¯ Bloom-Carroll 49, Waverly 21 ¯ Newark Licking Valley 20, New ...

All-conference, other honors

Volleyball ALL-OHIO Division II Third Team Natalie Pallone Girard Sr Honorable Mention ¯ Canfield: Alexis Mettille, Sr. Division II Second Team Brenna Auer Crestview Sr ALL-AMERICAN CONFERENCE RED TIER ¯ Player of the Year: Grace Mangapora, Canfield First Team Abbie ...

Tricky Tigers top Trimble in regional

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — There’s at least one day a week where the Springfield Tigers work on several different “gadget” plays, just in case the time comes where they might need one. Coach Sean Guerriero found that time with just under 5 minutes to play in Friday’s Division VI, Region 21 ...

Poland foe is stranger in semis

There were 12 area teams that made it to Week 11 this season. Now only four remain. The Poland Bulldogs are one of those teams that moved on after a 31-0 victory over Struthers, the same team they closed the season against. Bulldogs coach Ryan Williams found the preparation for a ...

Boardman’s Basista to Bucknell

BOARDMAN — Noah Basista felt the reverberations all around him, only quieting as he went into the ready position at the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton, the site of the state swimming and diving meet. The Boardman High School senior felt the ear-piecing noise again as he hit the water in ...

College sports signings

The following area student-athletes have signed or will sign letters of intent or commitments to play their particular sport at the collegiate level. The signings listed are those that have been reported to the Tribune Chronicle or Vindicator: Student-athlete High ...

Kirtland football program among best in state

The competition always gets tougher when the OHSAA football playoffs begin. For South Range High School, it really gets tough. The Raiders are faced with the unenviable task of trying to accomplish what just six schools have been able to achieve in 129 tries — a win over Kirtland. The ...