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Greatest Day of Golf on July 20

A collection of some of the area’s best young golfers, many competing at the collegiate level, has teamed together for the Greatest Day of Golf, an event to raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown. The young golfers — who are gathering pledges based on the number of holes ...

Lindor: All eyes on 2020

CLEVELAND — Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is religiously following baseball’s COVID-19 protocols — social distancing, masks, temperature checks, you name it. He’s making sure others do the same. So on Monday, after taking batting practice at Progressive Field, Lindor urged ...

Indians, Pirates scheduled to begin season on July 24

NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts, Gerrit Cole and a pair of high-profile matchups are set for opening day as Major League Baseball begins its shortened 60-game season on July 23 in ballparks without fans amid the coronavirus pandemic. There are 14 games on July 24, including Kansas City at ...

Memorial to have no spectators

The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus at his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin (near Columbus) was in line ...

Class B results

Astro Falcons 7, Roth Brothers 3: Dom Pieto hit a double and drove in three runs for Astro. JJ Wetherholt and Matt Shepard each had a hit and scored twice, while Aiden Shepard and Dom Pilolli both hit triples and scored. Andrew Russell earned the win with 3 1/3 scoreless baseball. AJ Arp took ...

Boardman golfers reunite at YSU

Three straight trips to the Division I state boys golf tournament, the Boardman High School golfers remember it well. Brian Terlesky Jr., Bryan Kordupel, Cole Christman and Cade Kreps will be reliving the 2015-17 high school seasons this fall at Youngstown State University. The four Boardman ...

Time to move forward

CLEVELAND — Cleveland manager Terry Francona won’t sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname. “I think it’s time to move forward,” Francona said Sunday. Francona’s comments came two days after the Indians, amid a ...

SANDLOT: Class B results

Late Saturday - 16U Creekside Fitness 9, Roth Brothers 6 – Creekside Fitness rallied from a 6-0 deficit. David Posey had two hits and two RBI for Creekside (3-7). Jack Davis slugged two hits, including a double, and scored a run; Johnny Leedham had a hit, two runs scored and three RBI; ...

Good with the bad

Cleanliness was taken to another level during the last few months, and Tani Blount couldn’t be happier about it. The coach for several gymnasts at the Youngstown Gymnastics Center in Boardman, Blount was as disappointed as anyone when the COVID-19 pandemic spoiled their postseason ...

Bucs’ Bell makes noise on social issues

PITTSBURGH — Josh Bell wanted to make a statement with his actions, a way to channel the disgust the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman felt in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police in late May. Yet as the crowds surged in downtown Pittsburgh last month during ...