Laine’s overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets over Islanders 3-2

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COLUMBUS — Patrik Laine scored at 1:49 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. Laine skated into the left circle and delivered a wrist shot that sent him tumbling to the ice and beat goalie Ilya Sorokin. “(Laine) has one of the ...

Springfield uses weather delay, cruises past Brookfield

High School Sports

NEW MIDDLETOWN — The weather Thursday night offered up a little of everything. It delayed the start of the Division III Sectional Final between the Springfield Tigers and Brookfield Warriors by an hour. Then just 11 minutes in, it delayed it for another 30 minutes. For most teams, the ...

Poland upends Salem, 3-1

High School Sports

SALEM – The No. 9 Poland Bulldogs slowly and methodically took control of their Division III sectional match against the No. 5 Salem Quakers and eventually pulled away to claim a hard-fought 3-1 victory. The Bulldogs, who improved to 14-2-1, now advance to face No. 8 Mogadore Field Monday ...

Scouting Report: Week 8

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Talk about a brutal home stretch. Entering the second half of its season at 2-3, Youngstown State will face some of the best in the FCS to finish its season out, as three of its remaining five opponents are in this week’s Stats Perform Top 25. Those three are South Dakota State (No. 6), ...