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High School Sports

Mooney beats Irish, wins SVC title

YOUNGSTOWN — Cardinal Mooney vs. Ursuline is always a big game. Wednesday’s girls basketball game between the two schools had even more at stake. Cardinal Mooney seized control of the game from the opening quarter and clinched the Steel Valley Conference title with a 66-36 victory over ...

Fitch, Liberty post big wins

¯ FITCH 75, CHANEY 26: YOUNGS-TOWN — The Falcons put three players in double-digit scoring and almost had a fourth and cruised to the win after leading the host Cowboys 39-10 at halftime. Jocelyn Jourdan scored 20 points, Zayda Creque scored 13, Ashley Mickey added 10 points and Mya ...

Prep scoreboard

Boys basketball WEDNESDAY’S SCORES Area games ¯ Heartland Christian 55, Badger 37 Around Ohio ¯ Cin. Wyoming 66, St. Bernard Roger Bacon 35 ¯ Delaware Olentangy Berlin 65, Cols. International 25 ¯ Grove City 58, Grove City Cent. Crossing 44 ¯ Hamilton New Miami 69, Cin. ...

Send statistics next week

The Tribune Chronicle and Vindicator will begin publishing high school basketball statistical leaders beginning next week. The weekly feature will be printed in Thursday and Friday editions and will include statistics through the previous Saturday. Coaches and-or statisticians should send in ...

Spartans rebound

BOARDMAN — A lot of coaches say adversity can help build a team’s character. Last Sunday, the undefeated Boardman Spartans got a taste of adversity when Green High School walked away with a five-point victory over the Spartans for their first loss of the season. Boardman didn’t have ...

Poland holds off Tigers in postseason tune-up

POLAND — The middle of January is typically the midpoint for the boys basketball season. Most teams know what they’re capable of achieving and are refining it for the tournament. Poland and Springfield have a head start on their development. The two teams hoped to get a step closer to ...

East cannot hold off rally by Kennedy

YOUNGSTOWN — One minute. One minute. That’s how much the John F. Kennedy Eagles led in the their matchup against the East Golden Bears on Tuesday night. All the Eagles needed was the final 60 seconds of regulation as they methodically clawed their way back from a double-figure deficit ...

McDonald edges Bristol in battle of D-IV powers

McDONALD — Small schools, big game. The area’s top two Division IV boys basketball teams locked horns when Bristol visited McDonald on Tuesday. The Panthers jumped out to a big lead before the Blue Devils came storming back for a 83-71 victory behind a total team effort. “It was a ...

Columbiana too much for Lowellville, 60-38

LOWELLVILLE — Varsity experience can play such a big role in the success of a team. On Tuesday night, the veteran Columbiana Clippers showcased why experience is so critical as they knocked off the Lowellville Rockets boys basketball team in a non-conference game for both clubs, ...

Canfield, Fitch, Chaney all notch victories

¯ CANFIELD 74, HOWLAND 48: CANFIELD — The Cardinals got their first league victory of the season after a big win over Howland. Joe Bruno had a game-high 26 points for Canfield and was followed up by Brayden Beck (16 points) and Trey Dye (11 points). Leading Howland was Anthony Massucci ...