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Canfield grad Hartshorn earns first-team all-PAC

A pair of area women’s volleyball products were recently honored by the Presidents Athletic Conference. Canfield High School graduate Emma Hartshorn was named first-team all-league for Grove City College, while former Lordstown standout Josie Toporcer made second-team all-league for ...

Garrett makes case at hearing

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett looked composed and casual, a stark contrast to the last time he was seen in public. Stylishly dressed in a bright blue suit and black turtleneck, the Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end met Wednesday with an appeals officer in New York in hopes of getting a ...

Rudolph explains his role in brawl

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph wanted to get away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. The way Rudolph went about it — a process that contributed to a brawl that culminated with Rudolph getting smacked in the head with his own helmet and led to ...

Mayfield earns praise for response to incident

CLEVELAND — In those raw emotional moments following the stunning brawl with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baker Mayfield exuded calming leadership. The Browns are going to need more of that from their quarterback. Mayfield, who has played much better the past three weeks after a slow start to ...

Fitch pole vaulter Skelly on to YSU

Madison Skelly saw the bar dangling from two implements precariously holding it up on each and every attempt. The Austintown Fitch senior wanted to get up and over and land on the cushioned mat, knowing her attempts kept getting higher and higher each time. Skelly cleared a personal best ...

Youngstown CC pro Sundstrom earns golf honor

Scott Sundstrom, head golf professional at Youngstown Country Club, has been named the Northern Ohio PGA Golf Professional of the Year. The award, presented at the NOPGA’s recent annual fall meeting and awards ceremony, recognizes an individual PGA professional for his or her total ...

Buckeyes expect test from Penn St.

COLUMBUS — Ohio State coach Ryan Day has been saying all season how he wants to see how his team plays when a game is tight, nasty and intense in the fourth quarter. That hasn’t happened yet. Through 10 games, Day has had the luxury of the Buckeyes running away from other team by halftime ...

Tomlin indifferent on Steelers’ role

PITTSBURGH — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin accepted his team’s role in the now-infamous fight last Thursday night that ended with Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett hitting Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head with Rudolph’s own helmet. Just don’t expect Tomlin to use the ...

Valley bowler Barta and family focus on giving back

BEAVER TOWNSHIP — Adam Barta of Girard is a two-time Guinness world record holder and one of the most accomplished bowlers in the country. A professional bowler who prefers to be a non-carrying card member, he bowled his first 300 game at age 15, is the architect of 212 perfect games and has ...

Browns trying to move on

BEREA — On a shelf in his locker just below where Myles Garrett keeps his collection of miniature model dinosaurs, his orange helmet sat unused. It’s going to stay that way for a while. As Garrett begins his indefinite suspension from the NFL for swinging a helmet and striking ...