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Football THIS WEEK’S GAMES Friday Non-conference ¯ Austintown Fitch (3-0) at Warren G. Harding (1-2), 7 ¯ Howland (1-2), at Boardman (1-2), 7 ¯ Canfield (2-1) at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (1-2), 7 ¯ Champion (2-1) at Windham (1-2), 7 ¯ Cardinal Mooney (2-1) at Akron SVSM ...

Difficult challenge

LEAVITTSBURG — The Springfield girls soccer team faced one of its toughest challenges of the year and embraced it, beating LaBrae, 5-2, to remain undefeated. Heading into the game, the Vikings had been stellar defensively, allowing only four goals all season. “They’re one of the better ...

Volleyball Tigers get homework after win

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Although the Springfield volleyball team posted a bounce-back win by beating neighboring Poland 3-0 on Monday, the Tigers were a tad too inconsistent for third-year coach Angela Jones. “I gave our girls some homework tonight. They have to write a paragraph about why ...

Mooney girls win Terlesky D-II title

POLAND — Cardinal Mooney and Canton GlenOak were the team winners and Hubbard’s Jackie Adler was Division II medalist Monday in the fourth annual Christine Terlesky Girls Golf Invitational at The Lake Club. GlenOak, led by Maddie Reemsnyder with a 72, won the Division I competition by 19 ...

Girard, Springfield lead locals in poll

COLUMBUS — The initial Associated Press Ohio Football Prep Poll was announced Monday, with several area teams earning accolades. The Girard Indians, last year’s state runner-up in Division IV, are ranked fourth in D-IV after a 3-0 start. Cincinnati Wyoming, which beat the Indians in the ...

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Football Associated Press poll (First-place votes in parentheses) DIVISION I 1, Mentor (10) 3-0 146 2, Cin. St. Xavier (2) 3-0 113 3, Pickerington Central (2) 3-0 108 4, Cin. Elder (3) 3-0 85 5, Dublin Coffman 3-0 78 6, Lakewood St. Edward 2-1 65 7, Hilliard ...

Leetonia starters have yet to play four complete quarters

Leetonia coach Paul Hulea constantly preaches to his team the importance of giving maximum effort for an entire four quarters. In back-to-back weeks, Hulea has had to settle for three quarters of hard work. It’s not that his players haven’t been willing to give the effort. They just ...

Springfield’s Kosek gets a kick out of sport

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Justin Kosek looks around his huddle as he’s done so many times before. One face in the Springfield girls soccer gathering is more familiar than the rest, his daughter Kylee. Seeing her looking up in the huddle has changed like the line of sight between the father and ...

Girard shows JFK, others it remains a potent team

WARREN — Mark who? Okay, perhaps it’s a bit of a stretch to suggest Girard High football fans are ever going to forget the exploits of Mark Waid. The All-Ohio quarterback now at Youngstown State University led the Indians to the Division IV state title game last December while setting ...

Boardman’s Dunham, Poland’s Sebest run well

BOARDMAN — Mitchel Dunham’s view was much different than the bulk of the 294 runners in Saturday’s Division I boys varsity race. The Boardman High School senior’s eyes have seen and his feet have traveled the sidewalks of Glenwood Avenue and the roads due south of U.S. Route ...