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Class B results

Late Tuesday – 16U Astro Falcons (2-0) 11, Eagle Wear (0-2) 0: Tino Campoli tossed a three-hit shutout, striking out eight and walking two. William Morrow had a pair of hits and an RBI for Astro. Campoli helped his own cause at the plate with a hit, two runs scored and two RBI. Seth ...

RMU to Horizon a hit for locals

Anthony Pugh entered the Beeghly Center from the northwest corner, following his Robert Morris University men’s basketball team in a single-file line before a 2015 game against Youngstown State University. Pugh, a McDonald native and Robert Morris graduate, took the floor as a walk-on with ...

B League contests results

16u games Creekside Fitness 3, Roth Brothers 1 – Creekside Fitness held off a late Roth Brothers rally to end up victorious. Logan Cayavec earned the win for Creekside, allowing just an unearned run on four hits in 6 2/3 innings. He struck out six and walked two. Alec Grzyb suffered the ...

Cefalde honored for his dedication to youth

STRUTHERS — It was time to play ball Sunday at Bob Cene Park. That allowed hundreds of Class B baseball players to compete for the first time this year after the COVID-19 pandemic eliminated sports throughout the country in March. It gave area fans the opportunity to honor longtime area ...

Robert Morris officially in Horizon

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Robert Morris is leaving the Northeast Conference to join the Horizon League. The school announced Monday that it will become the 12th member of the Horizon League on July 1. Robert Morris, located Pittsburgh’s western suburbs, will join the league in 10 sports, ...

Stalemate

NEW YORK — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says there might be no major league games this year after a breakdown in talks between teams and the players’ union on how to split up money in a season delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The league also revealed several players on big ...

First steps toward return

YOUNGSTOWN — Three medicine balls were on the one end line at the new Cafaro Field behind Ursuline High School on the Youngstown State University campus. Mary Dunn, Mady Aulbach and Emma VanZanten saw 100 yards ahead of them. The team’s strength coach Jake Tuura gave them the all clear ...

Canfield says goodbye to its seniors

Not having a 2020 baseball season was tough for Canfield High School coach Gary Knittle. Saying goodbye to his seniors was even tougher. Knittle was only in his second year as head coach at Canfield, but he was an assistant for five years prior to that, so he worked with this class from the ...

B League openers

The Class B league began its season Sunday at Cene Park in Struthers with games in both the 16U and 18U divisions. 16U games Knightline 5, Avalanche 2 – Jake Corll tossed a complete game for Knightline, allowing just four hits while striking out nine. Gavin Shrum had a double and single ...

Penguins can benefit from proposed move

The NCAA recently released a proposal that would give football teams an extra two weeks to hold walk-throughs and conditioning, and no one could use it more than Youngstown State. The proposal is to be voted on this week and is expected to pass. That’s good news to first-year YSU coach Doug ...