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High School Sports

A difficult day

COLUMBUS — It was a long day for the West Branch girls basketball team Thursday. None of it involved playing basketball. The Warriors were less than 16 minutes from the scheduled 1 p.m. tip-off for their Division II state semifinal when the OHSAA announced it was postponing the remaining ...

Players of Year banquet postponed

The Trumbull County Coaches Association Player of the Year Banquet scheduled March 22 has been postponed. Each county school was asked to nominate senior players – a girl and a boy – for the award. Boys nominees include Justin Rutherford of LaBrae, Joe Wolfe of Niles, Zach Rasile of ...

Tickets to Chaney basketball game voided amid coronavirus fears

YOUNGSTOWN — Based on the recommendation issued Tuesday by Gov. Mike DeWine limiting spectators at indoor sporting events because of coronavirus COVID-19 fears, all tickets purchased for Thursday's Chaney boys basketball game vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary are null and void. Any tickets ...

Clipper makes rare trip to state

AUSTINTOWN — For a kid who hates tournaments, Jacob Kamperman sure has done a good job wrestling in them. The Columbiana High School heavyweight just started wrestling last year, and he quickly realized the day-long tournaments weren’t his favorite thing in the world. “My problem with ...

Grisdale earns spot on All-Ohio 1st team

WARREN — Poland junior Jackie Grisdale earned first-team honors on the OHSAA Division II All-Ohio team, which was announced Wednesday, along with the Division I team. The teams were selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association and the announcements were made by a ...

Tough way to go

CANTON — With 2 seconds left and McDonald with the ball trailing by two, the Blue Devils had a chance to advance to the Division IV Canton Regional final, but senior guard Zach Rasile was smothered by the Lucas defense. No foul was called, time expired and McDonald found its season come to ...

Spectators limited at OHSAA events

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Monday that state tournaments will be held with limited spectators because of the rapid spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. OHSAA executive director Jerry Snodgrass said Monday in a release that those allowed to attend indoor sporting events ...

Frank Bubba Classic

Following is the Trumbull County roster for the Frank Bubba Classic senior all-star games scheduled March 18 at Warren G. Harding High School. The girls game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., followed by the boys at approximately 7:15. Three-point shootouts are scheduled at halftime of each ...

Prep scoreboard

BOYS DIVISION IV Regional Semifinals ¯ Lucas 47, McDonald 45 ¯ Richmond Hts. 60, Warren JFK 47 ¯ Berlin Hiland 45, Peebles 44 ¯ Cols. Grandview Hts. 62, Glouster Trimble 32 ¯ Cols. Wellington 38, Ft. Loramie 35 ¯ Columbus Grove 55, Antwerp 50 ¯ Jackson Center 40, Cin. ...

Revved for regionals

Boys basketball fans in the area might be thinking about a regional tournament rematch in Division IV, but alot has to happen before that scenario takes place. The rematch many have in mind is between McDonald and John F. Kennedy which would happen on Friday in the Canton Regional title game ...