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Hubbard upset by Lakeview

HUBBARD — It took longer than 80 minutes to decide the winner of Lakeview and Hubbard’s matchup Monday. In fact, an extra 30 minutes wasn’t enough to break the 2-2 stalemate. It came down to a round of penalty kicks, with the Bulldogs taking a 4-2 edge on PKs, to top Hubbard for the ...

YSU’s Barnes speaks at Curbstone Coaches

BEAVER TOWNSHIP – As far as YSU women’s basketball coach John Barnes is concerned, the upcoming season cannot start soon enough. Last year was a challenging campaign, complete with COVID-19 protocols which prevented the season from starting until New Year’s Day and featured only Horizon ...

Injuries, losses starting to mount for Browns

CLEVELAND — The injuries, and not just your run-of-the-mill bumps and bruises but significant ones to big-name players, are piling up quickly for the Browns. So are the losses. Cleveland’s season, still just six games old, has suddenly gone astray. Picked to compete with the NFL’s ...

Steelers steady themselves behind linebacker T.J. Watt

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Devin Bush scooped up the loose ball and amid the chaos, immediately started running in the wrong direction before finding his bearings. How very fitting for a team that’s spent its first six weeks trying to figure things out. And while the ...

Bad news Browns: Stars Mayfield, Hunt hurt in loss to undefeated Arizona

CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield slowly walked out of FirstEnergy Stadium with his left arm immobilized by a sling. Cleveland’s season might as well be fitted with one. The Browns took a beating in a 37-14 loss on Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals as Mayfield reinjured his nonthrowing shoulder ...

Kennedy soars after hitting rock bottom

When a team suffers a winless campaign, there’s nowhere to go but up. That’s exactly what the John F. Kennedy boys soccer team has done after finishing 0-15-1 in 2020. Featuring nine players who have never competed in varsity soccer, the Eagles have posted a record of 9-5-1, winning the ...