Girard gets set for long playoff run

High School Sports

GIRARD — Family, it’s what the world of sports creates. The special bond that’s created through triumphs and failures surrounds kids as they grow up. Their teammates aren’t just their teammates, they don’t just don the same colors, they’re legitimately friends, created through ...

Mineral Ridge defeats Bloomfield in straight sets

High School Sports

VIENNA — The Rams made quick work out of the Cardinals when on Wednesday when No. 8 Mineral Ridge and No. 25 Bloomfield tangled in a Division IV sectional volleyball match at Mathews High School. Mineral Ridge (14-9) was victorious in straight sets 25-14, 25-19, 25-12. “When we got our ...

Cavaliers drop opener to Memphis, 132-121

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ja Morant had 37 points and six assists, De’Anthony Melton added 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the fourth for a 132-121 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night in the opener for both teams. Morant and Melton combined for 14 points down ...

Gulu’s hat trick sends Hubbard past Lakeview

High School Sports

HUBBARD — In what was likely his final home game at Hubbard High School, Jacob Gulu made sure to deliver. Gulu nearly scored a hat trick in the first half and made sure to finish the job in the second, as Hubbard cruised to a 6-0 win over Lakeview in the opening round of the 2021 ...

Heartland Christian Lions sink Kennedy

High School Sports

BROOKFIELD ­— Neither Warren John F. Kennedy or Heartland Christian came into Tuesday’s Division IV Sectional Semifinal on the best circumstances. The Lions had lost three straight. The Eagles meanwhile had dropped six of their last seven. Something had to give Tuesday, and it happened ...

Newton Falls upends Jackson-Milton

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NORTH JACKSON — Rematches sometimes have a different results and that was the case when Newton Falls traveled to North Jackson on Tuesday for a Division III playoff game with Jackson-Milton. The Tigers avenged a regular season loss to Jackson-Milton with a 2-0 victory. “We wanted ...