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Lost at the line

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — Donel Cathcart made a 3-pointer with 5:15 remaining in regulation, watching as it hit nothing but net. His arm was extended and wrist snapped after the shot. He finished with a team-high 19 points. The bucket gave Youngstown State a six-point lead, one the Penguins could not ...

Beal’s 36 powers Wiz to easy victory over Cavs

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Bradley Beal scored 36 points and the weary Washington Wizards, overcoming an overtime loss and early-morning arrival in town, defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-112 on Thursday night. The Wizards started slowly after not getting in until around 4 a.m. following an OT defeat ...

WR defense stifles Ridge

High School Sports

MINERAL RIDGE — Western Reserve coach Steve Miller has been worried about peaking. When a team reaches a certain point, he thinks it’s harder to notice progression. Miller isn’t as worried after a strong showing Thursday night when his Blue Devils beat Mineral Ridge, 72-42. “I was ...

YSU women return home to face Green Bay

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — Two straight wins on the road was the elixir the Youngstown State University women’s basketball needed as it seemed to be hobbling into the tail end of its road trip last week. Jen Wendler didn’t hesitate. She has been the team’s lone post player, thrust into a role no ...

Carr lifts Gophers over OSU

Local Sports

COLUMBUS — Marcus Carr hit a game-winning 3-pointer with four seconds left and Minnesota beat struggling Ohio State 62-59 on Thursday night. Carr had 21 points as the Gophers rallied to stay with the Buckeyes in the second half, tying the game twice in the last 1:37. His 3-pointer came ...

Chaney boys beat Farrell; Poland, Struthers girls win

High School Sports

¯ CHANEY 66 FARRELL 43: YOUNGSTOWN — The Cowboys welcomed Farrell to Ohio and got a big win over the Steelers. Quincy Jones scored a team-high 16 points. Sherrod Taylor scored 15 points, Travis Easterly scored 12 and Cameron Lawrence added 10. Chaney held a slight advantage the whole ...

Prep scoreboard

High School Sports

Boys basketball THURSDAY’S SCORES Area games ¯ Chaney 66, Farrell, Pa. 43 Around Ohio ¯ Attica Seneca E. 43, New Washington Buckeye Cent. 40 ¯ Beechwood, Ky. 89, Cin. Dohn High School 47 ¯ Bellville Clear Fork 69, Galion 32 ¯ Bucyrus Wynford 57, Morral Ridgedale 45 ¯ ...

Send in basketball statistics

High School Sports

The Tribune Chronicle and Vindicator will begin publishing high school basketball statistical leaders beginning next week. The weekly feature will be printed in Thursday and Friday editions and will include statistics through the previous Saturday. Coaches and-or statisticians should send in ...

Davis was coach to several locals

Local Sports

Bill Davis spent the 1980s as an NFL executive with the Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles. It was Davis who, as the Browns’ Vice President of Player Personnel from 1981 to 1986, who brought in Cleveland legends like Boardman High School graduate Bernie Kosar, Hanford ...

Surviving the ‘Pit’

High School Sports

HOWLAND — Most would agree that Howland has one of the more unique gyms in the Mahoning Valley. With its double-decked seating and recessed lower bowl that fans and players have to walk down to, it stands out from most other gymnasiums. Canfield coach Matt Reel refers to the Tigers’ gym ...