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Browns trying to move on

Local Sports

BEREA — On a shelf in his locker just below where Myles Garrett keeps his collection of miniature model dinosaurs, his orange helmet sat unused. It’s going to stay that way for a while. As Garrett begins his indefinite suspension from the NFL for swinging a helmet and striking ...

Steelers deal with absent players

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an impact on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season. The ugly confrontation between Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on the ...

New GM: Scouting, development are vital

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH — Ben Cherington earned three World Series rings with the Boston Red Sox, the last as general manager of the 2013 club that raced from worst to first. The challenge that lies ahead for Cherington with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be different. The market is smaller. So are the ...

A different story

Local Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — After Saturday’s comeback victory over the US National Team Development Program, the Youngstown Phantoms looked to keep the momentum going against the Des Moines Buccaneers, but fell short, 5-2, on Sunday at the Covelli Centre. Penalties proved to be costly for the Phantoms ...

Tigers, Bulldogs at ‘home’ for finals

High School Sports

Springfield and Poland will carry the banner for Mahoning County — and for the entire Mahoning Valley — into the third week of the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs, and both will play their regional title games at sites within Mahoning County. Springfield (12-0) ...

Veteran Peters, youngsters part of YSU change

YSU Sports

By JOHN VARGO Staff writer YOUNGSTOWN — There have been plenty of changes this season for the Youngstown State University women’s basketball team. McKenah Peters has been willing to move from her guard position to head inside where she deals with the physical bashing every practice ...

Garrett’s appeal ruling expected to come quickly

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett will soon learn when he can play again. The Cleveland Browns star defensive end, who was suspended indefinitely after the NFL ruled he used a helmet “as a weapon” to strike Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head, will have his appeal heard by the ...

OHSAA football regional finals

High School Sports

All games start 7 p.m., unless noted Pairings include seed and record. FRIDAY’S GAMES Division I ¯ Region 1 – 1 Mentor (12-0) vs. 2 Lakewood St. Edward (11-1) at Parma Byers Field at Robert M. Boulton Stadium ¯ Region 2 – 1 Springfield (11-1) vs. 3 Dublin Coffman (10-2) at ...

Hubbard’s Trobek headed to Lake Erie

Local Sports

Last week, A.J. Trobek, a member of Hubbard’s soccer team, signed his letter of intent to attend Lake Erie College and continue his soccer career with the Storm. Trobek ended his Hubbard career with 77 goals, the record holder for most goals in a career and was a four-year letterwinner with ...

2019 All-Northeast Inland District Football

High School Sports

The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-Northeast Inland District football teams honor the top players from Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Portage, Stark, Summit, Medina, Wayne and Ashland counties. The teams are selected by a media panel from those areas. Players are listed with their ...