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Hobbs continues her path at Malone

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Trinity Hobbs wanted someplace that felt like home. She found it about an hour away at Malone College in Canton. Hobbs, a McDonald High School senior, talked to Malone track and field coach Mark McClure. The COVID-19 pandemic put a halt on making a campus visit, but it didn’t prevent Hobbs ...

A chance not taken

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NILES — Those interesting years spent coaching little league baseball were finally about to be pay off for Niles High School coach Mike Guarnieri. It was back then that Guarnieri first utilized a “bullpen” game, in which several relief pitchers combine to pitch the entire game. The ...

A chance not taken

High School Sports

NILES — Those interesting years spent coaching little league baseball were finally about to be pay off for Niles High School coach Mike Guarnieri. It was back then that Guarnieri first utilized a “bullpen” game, in which several relief pitchers combine to pitch the entire game. The ...

Eerie quietness comes over Cortland

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CORTLAND — The drive up state Route 11 provided no sense of anticipation, not even when my vehicle headed west on state Route 305 toward my destination. The road leading to Lakeview High School was barren, not a soul in sight as I made my way to the back toward Don Richards Stadium. ...

Legendary loss

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MIAMI — Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports writers and 300-pound linemen alike. He led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in NFL history, ...

Eerie quietness comes over Cortland

Local Sports

CORTLAND — The drive up state Route 11 provided no sense of anticipation, not even when my vehicle headed west on state Route 305 toward my destination. The road leading to Lakeview High School was barren, not a soul in sight as I made my way to the back toward Don Richards Stadium. ...

No option for former OSU safety

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts have decided not to exercise their fifth-year option on starting safety Malik Hooker, which could make him an unrestricted free agent after next season. Team officials faced a Monday afternoon deadline to extend the deal but opted against it. Hooker ...

Teams to have refund policy

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While planning to play a full regular-season schedule, the NFL has formulated a ticket refund plan for canceled games or those held without fans. In a memo sent to the 32 teams by Commissioner Roger Goodell and obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday, a uniform baseline for full refunds ...

A virtual presence

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Mady Aulbach considers herself luckier than most in quarantine, going through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Youngstown State University women’s basketball freshman guard has her brother Jack, a senior at Blackhawk (Pa.) High School. He’s a distance runner and has signed to run for the ...

No title defense for ’Dogs

High School Sports

Editor’s note: Despite the fact the high school spring sports season in Ohio has been canceled before it got started, the Vindicator and Tribune Chronicle will continue to profile area teams and athletes. Readers can approach the stories with the attitude of “What might have been.” Not ...