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High School Sports

Mooney takes down ranked foe

YOUNGSTOWN — If anything can be taken away from Cardinal Mooney’s 3-1 win over the Berlin Hiland Hawks on Saturday afternoon, it’s that the Cardinals have clinched their first winning season in five years. For first-year coach Matthew Britton, Mooney’s success this season speaks for ...

Cold didn’t bother D2 tennis winners

BOARDMAN —The brisk breeze moved through the corridor between the barrier separating the upper part of the Boardman High School athletic complex and the five caged tennis court on the other side. The 40-degree weather made most shiver during the semifinals and finals of the Division II ...

Scoreboard

Football Saturday’s scores Area games ¯ Ursuline 27, Chaney 26 ¯ Hopewell-Loudon 37, Pymatuning Valley 22 ¯ Crestwood 50, Valley Christian 0 Around Ohio ¯ Akr. East 67, Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 0 ¯ Akr. Hoban 42, Cle. Benedictine 10 ¯ Beallsville 35, Bridgeport 13 ¯ ...

Bulldog blowout

GIRARD — The high-powered offense that the Girard Indians fans have been accustomed to over the past several seasons wasn’t on display Friday evening against Poland. The Bulldogs ran roughshod over the Indians, 45-7. After losing back-to-back games, including a heart-breaker, 14-13, to ...

Mooney uses familiar formula in win

YOUNGSTOWN — Teams that play Cardinal Mooney High School in football generally know what’s coming from the Cardinals. Mooney’s game plan is to run the football, and then run the football some more. That’s the way it has been for decades, and teams all across Ohio know it. That ...

South Range falls in OT

NILES — The Niles McKinley Red Dragons practice a drill which they call “Irene,” a reference to the go-signal in the movie “Black Hawk Down.” “It’s a drill where we put ourselves in end-of-game and overtime situations, just to better prepare ourselves for anything that might ...

Devils downed by JFK

CAMPBELL — The matchup between John F. Kennedy and Campbell was a key game for two teams that went into Friday night’s contest with identical 3-2 records. It was a defensive battle for a majority of the evening, as the Eagles held a 6-0 lead going into halftime, but they ultimately held ...

Lowellville tops Ridge after late-game fireworks

LOWELLVILLE — After a defensive struggle for the better part of the game, Lowellville and Mineral Ridge combined for three touchdowns in the final 2:09. The Rockets saved what could’ve been a disappointing homecoming by scoring the final points on Cole Bunofsky’s 27-yard touchdown ...

Canfield, Struthers, Springfield are winners

¯ CANFIELD 34, CLEVELAND JFK 0: CANFIELD — The Cardinals held Cleveland JFK to 18 carries for 11 yards as Canfield dominated the Eagles. There was continous clock in the second half. Anthony D’Alesio had touchdown rushes for 6 and 13 yards and had a fumble recovery in the end zone to ...

Scoreboard

Scoreboard Friday’s scores Non-conference ¯ Akron SVSM 42, Harding 37 ¯ Howland 34, Louisville 7 ¯ Massillon 55, Austintown Fitch 7 ¯ Boardman 31, Garfield Heights 14 ¯ Canfield 34, Cleveland JFK 0 ¯ John F. Kennedy 20, Campbell 12 Northeast-8 Conference ¯ Hubbard ...