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Working at home

Home training First in a series of stories on how athletes can stay in shape during Ohio’s “stay-at-home” order issued in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Terry Grossetti is the strength and conditioning coach at Youngstown State University, and the former Slippery Rock football ...

All-County teams named

The 2019-20 All-County basketball teams for Mahoning and Trumbull counties as voted by the sports staff of the Vindicator and Tribune Chronicle from coaches’ nominations (with school, height, year and scoring average): Trumbull County GIRLS DIVISIONS I-II ¯ Player of the year: Faith ...

Future of racing in good hands in area

The future of auto racing relies on the youth. With that being said, let’s showcase four very promising young area racers. Many of the top racers in the world started in go-karts and that’s where these youngsters are involved. Jackson Yoho, a second-grader in the Crestview school ...

Record of 61 still stands for ‘Mr. Cavalier’

Austin Carr played for Notre Dame in an era when prolific scorers dominated college basketball. LSU’s Pete Maravich was scoring 40 a night and still No. 1 on the points list. Niagara’s Calvin Murphy, Purdue’s Rick Mount and St. Bonaventure’s Bob Lanier, along with Carr, were others ...

It is how you finish

Dylan O’Hara wasn’t sure if he would ever play in the Presidents Athletic Conference after his freshman season, let alone be named player of the year. The former Girard High School standout had his college career begin with a devastating injury. He then transferred out of Waynesburg ...

Running to YSU

Maria Dellimuti just came off of a 7-mile, solitary run. It’s what the Howland High School senior does: stay motivated and on schedule. It’s that kind of determination that helped her become the runner she is today. Off-season? There really isn’t one for this multi-sport ...

Watt eager for fresh start, family reunion

PITTSBURGH — Turns out, Derek Watt’s reunion with younger brother T.J. has its limits. Like say, sharing a roof for the first time since college. “I know (T.J.) doesn’t want that,” Derek Watt said with a laugh on Thursday, about a week after agreeing to join T.J. on the Pittsburgh ...

Fryer’s mark was ‘best memory’

Aneziah Fryer wanted to be a leader during her final campaign on the Niles McKinley High School girls basketball team. Setting the bar high for her teammates and working with the next generation of Red Dragons is something that was important for the Niles senior, who’ll soon be moving on to ...

Browns tackle reworks contract

CLEVELAND — Browns right tackle Chris Hubbard has agreed to rework his contract and take a substantial pay cut after the team signed free agent Jack Conklin, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday. Hubbard, who lost his starting job when Cleveland signed ...

Steelers glad to bring home OL

PITTSBURGH — Six months ago, Stefen Wisniewski’s Sundays consisted of watching the NFL on TV wondering if his phone was ever going to ring. The veteran offensive lineman tried not to fixate on the circumstances that led to him sitting on the couch. “You try not to drive yourself crazy ...