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Canfield football trio plays in final game together

High School Sports

MINERAL RIDGE — The 2024 Canfield football senior class leaves school as one of the most decorated classes in program history. Since they first began high school in fall of 2020, the Cardinals’ seniors have been a part of 41 wins, which included a Division III regional finalist finish in ...

Scrappers’ Agassi takes odd route to baseball

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NILES — To suggest that Jaden Agassi has taken an unconventional and unique journey on his way to becoming a starting pitcher for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers would be an understatement. For starters, unlike the majority of his counterparts, Agassi didn’t enter college with a dazzling ...

Cooper absent from Browns minicamp

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BEREA — Deshaun Watson tested his surgically repaired right shoulder by rifling passes to Browns receivers. None went to Amari Cooper. Cleveland’s No. 1 wide receiver did not report to the first day of mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, presumably because Cooper, who is entering his final ...

New Steelers OC ready for reset

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PITTSBURGH — Arthur Smith needed to get away — far away — from the NFL after the Atlanta Falcons fired him in January just hours after a third straight 7-10 finish. So Smith and his wife Allison headed to the other side of the planet to help him clear his head. Dubai. The Maldives. ...

Daugherty represents Warren G. Harding one final time

High School Sports

MINERAL RIDGE — A little over a decade ago, Warren G. Harding senior Jake Daugherty, then just a little kid, would practice field goal attempts after each home game. As the years went on, Daugherty eventually went on to kick for Harding on the very same field, living out his childhood dream ...