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Not this time

High School Sports

TWINSBURG — The second regional this school year between Springfield and Creston Norwayne was just as close as the first one. But this time the Bobcats prevailed in a thriller, beating the Tigers 55-49 in a Division III regional semifinal Tuesday night at Twinsburg High School. Prior to ...

Indians, Pirates both win

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INDIANS 9, RANGERS 2 Daniel Johnson helped his chances in a crowded Cleveland outfield competition by homering twice and Bobby Bradley had three RBIs. The 25-year-old Johnson, who came to the Indians in a 2018 trade from Washington, spent most of last season at the team’s alternate ...

Hot Penguins beat Rangers

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PITTSBURGH — Kasperi Kapanen got his fourth goal in his last five games and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Tuesday night. Teddy Blueger and Jake Guentzel also scored for the Penguins, who went 4-1 on their homestand to gain ground in the hyper-competitive ...

Better basketball

High School Sports

AUSTINTOWN — Since the 2017-18 school year, Austintown Fitch has offered a different type of basketball experience. It is for those interested in basketball but are limited by a physical handicap. Students from first grade and older can get involved with the wheelchair basketball ...

Cardinals, Tigers differ in styles

High School Sports

The Cardinal Mooney and Springfield boys basketball teams are hoping to be playing vastly different styles in their respective Division III regional semifinals tonight at Twinsburg High School. The Cardinals (17-4) are looking to slow the pace against a very quick Cleveland Heights Lutheran ...

Cleveland players idled after virus exposure

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CLEVELAND — For the third time in less than a year, the Cleveland Indians are having to isolate players because they broke COVID-19 protocols. Third baseman Jose Ramirez and slugger Franmil Reyes are being kept away from their teammates at spring training in Arizona after they reported to ...