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High School Sports

Newton Falls rallies to defeat Jackson-Milton in five sets

NEWTON FALLS — Showing the resiliency they’ve shown all season long, Newton Falls came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Jackson-Milton 3-2. “What a great comeback,” Tigers coach Kristina Baker said. “We showed some fight in the tiger tonight, that’s all I can ask for, we never gave ...

Monday roundup

Volleyball POLAND 3, LIBERTY 1 Liberty (2-5) 9 16 25 26 Poland (3-4) 25 25 22 28 ¯ ACES: L – Rebecca Horn 2 ¯ ASSISTS: L – Attaya Rhodes 11; P – Maddie Wess 20 ¯ KILLS: L – Allyson Jones 11; P – Lauren Melillo 13, Morgan Kluchar 13 ¯ BLOCKS: L – Jones 3; P – Liz ...

Raiders have strong program

BEAVER TOWNSHIP — Rankings. Coaches around Ohio don’t just hand them out like candy on Halloween. There’s no trick to it. The treats reside in the hard work and dedication set forth in the offseason, building blocks for success. The South Range boys soccer labors are quite fruitful ...

Bohren reaches 55th season of coaching

When Niles kicked off its season Aug. 29 against Howland, it marked the start of Bill Bohren’s 55th year of coaching high school football. Bohren is an assistant with the Red Dragons. “Being an assistant is tough at times, you really have to learn when to keep your mouth shut and for me ...

Scoreboard

Volleyball McDONALD 3, LEETONIA 1 Late Saturday McDonald 23 25 25 25 Leetonia 25 19 17 15 ¯ SERVING POINTS: M – Sophia Costantino 19, Emily Floyd 10 ¯ ACES: M – Costantino 7, Maria Rasile 5 ¯ ASSISTS: M – Rasile 13, Floyd 6 ¯ KILLS: M – Costantino 5 ¯ DIGS: M – ...

Talley’s big play sparks East in easy victory

YOUNGSTOWN — Reuben Talley is listed at 5-foot-5, 155 pounds — one of the smallest members of the East Golden Bears football team. His passion for the game makes him seem much larger than his stature. “Heart over anything,” Talley said. “Height don’t mean nothing. You got to ...

Boardman’s Dunham, Howland girls win in CC

Boardman’s Mitchell Dunham won the Division I varsity race at Saturday’s Wooster Invitational. The senior won in a time of 15:38.8. Meanwhile, Howland’s girls, coming off wins at the Oscar Grant Invitational and Billy Goat Challenge, captured another one at Saturday’s Pat Ritchie ...

Saturday scoreboard

Football EAST 63, PiTTSBURGH PERRY 6 Pittsburgh Perry 0 0 6 0 – 6 East 14 7 29 13 – 63 SCORING SUMMARY First quarter ¯ E – Rueben Talley 33 interception return (Vincent Steele kick) ¯ E – Isaiah Hackett 21 pass from Isiah McBride (Steele kick) Second quarter ¯ E ...

Fitch runs wild

AUSTINTOWN — Nate Leskovac had the ball in the Austintown Fitch backfield. He had the leather pigskin in his hands most of the first game of the season, dominating Erie (Pa.) for about 250 yards. The Falcons junior quarterback saw the openings in the Ursuline defense Friday during a 27-7 ...

Spartans a not so friendly neighbor

POLAND — After a rout in the opener, the Boardman Spartans felt like they had something to prove against Poland on Friday night. The neighbor rivalry brought out the best in the Spartans, as senior quarterback Zach Ryan led the way with an inspiring performance on the way to a 27-14 Spartan ...