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Fitch wrestlers capture Hoppel Invitational

High School Sports

LISBON — Austintown Fitch held off Beaver Local to win the Hoppel Invitational at Beaver Local High School. The Falcons scored 268 team points and crowned three champions to hold off the Beavers (246.5 points). Claiming titles for Fitch were Jacob Ferguson (106), Colin Roberts (126) and ...

Scoreboard

High School Sports

Boys basketball SATURDAY’S SCORES Area games ¯ Canton GlenOak 71, Austintown Fitch 46 ¯ East 78, Girard 67 ¯ Mogadore 70, West Branch 53 ¯ Ursuline 65, Canton Central Catholic 56 ¯ Mohawk, Pa., 73, East Palestine 47 ¯ Shenango, Pa. 66, Campbell 44 ¯ Springfield 77, ...

All-District honors

High School Sports

Boys soccer YOUNGSTOWN DISTRICT DIVISION I ¯ PLAYER OF YEAR: Tommy Fryda, Boardman; COACH OF YEAR: Eric Simione, Boardman First team George Berzonski&Harding Cole Congson&Boardman Marcus DeBaldo&Fitch Cullen Faulk&Harding 1-Tommy Fryda&Boardman Zack ...

Beating Ravens Sunday could save Kitchens’ job

Local Sports

BEREA — Freddie Kitchens got an early signature win in his first season as Cleveland’s coach. He may need another to get a second one. His chance comes Sunday. Kitchens’ future with the Browns is up in the air heading into this week’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, who possess ...

Chaney gets past WGH

High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — It’s no surprise that Friday night’s contest between the Warren G. Harding Raiders and Chaney Cowboys came down to the wire. Although they both came into the game with a record of 3-2, Harding and Chaney both have had success during the early part of the season. Harding ...

Tradition of fishing needs to be passed along

Sports Columns

People who enjoy fishing and other outdoor sports would do well this year to consider giving a different sort of gift as we celebrate the Christmas season. Instead of rods, reels, clothing and accessories, anglers might consider giving back to the sport they have grown to love. We all ...

YSU goes deep for victory

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — Friday afternoon’s match-up between Youngstown State and the visiting NCAA Division III Muskingum Fighting Muskies gave the Penguins one more opportunity to tune up before conference play. YSU stayed hot behind the 3-point line for a 92-46 victory at the Beeghly Center as the ...

Ward set for Steeler reunion

Local Sports

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Hines Ward has been a popular guy this week — and he has the countless voicemails, texts and emails to prove it. The Steelers are coming to town and the former Pittsburgh star wide receiver has been hearing from friends and former colleagues who hope to catch up ...

Boardman handles Mooney

High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — The last time the Boardman Spartans started off 5-0, no one on the current roster had been born and 2006 Big Ten Player of the Year Terence Dials was running the court for the Spartans. That all changed Friday night as Boardman took down Cardinal Mooney 52-37 in front of a ...

Clarkson, Love lead Cavs past Grizzlies, 114-107

Local Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jordan Clarkson scored a season-high 33 points, Kevin Love hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with just over a minute to play and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-107 on Friday night. Cleveland rallied from a 12-point deficit early in the fourth quarter, and ...