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Lifting with limits

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WARREN — Doing push-ups and sit-ups can get old really quickly for athletes who aren’t exactly sure how to stay in shape during Ohio’s stay-at-home order. Breaking up the monotony is possible. In fact, Youngstown State University assistant strength and conditioning coach Terry Grossetti ...

Another feat for versatile Grisdale

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Poland’s multisport threat Jackie Grisdale has a long list of accomplishments. She had already earned 10 letters heading into her junior year. She is a 4.0 student, a two-time state qualifier in cross country, earned multiple all-league honors in softball, track and field and basketball and ...

YSU happy with NCAA decision

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The wait was about three hours on social media. Type in NCAA eligibility. Refresh. Click latest on Twitter and see everyone else waiting. Cue the Jeopardy theme music. The couple of house they had to wait wasn’t nearly as long as what NCAA Division I athletes have endured the past two ...

McDonald coach steps down

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McDonald Athletic Director Randy Riccitelli announced Monday that Blue Devils boys basketball coach Jeff Rasile will not return next season. He finishes his coaching career with a 386-98 record. Rasile led McDonald to six district championships, including a regional final appearance in ...

Spring sport athletes given extra eligibility

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The NCAA will permit Division I spring-sport athletes — such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give spring-sport athletes ...

Penguins looking forward

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The notification goes off on Darius Quisenberry’s phone. It’s his teammate, Naz Bohannon. The two connect with one another, reliving good times from this past season, catching up with one another. They cannot get together, shoot around in the Beeghly Center in Youngstown. Their ...

YSU recruit starred in W.Va.

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WHEELING, W. Va. — When it comes to hard work, Wheeling Park’s Alex Vargo personifies it. When he’s not practicing during a scheduled team practice or playing a game, he’s in the gym continuing to try to improve his skills. His play during his tenure as a Patriot was impressive enough ...

Working at home

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Home training First in a series of stories on how athletes can stay in shape during Ohio’s “stay-at-home” order issued in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Terry Grossetti is the strength and conditioning coach at Youngstown State University, and the former Slippery Rock football ...

All-County teams named

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The 2019-20 All-County basketball teams for Mahoning and Trumbull counties as voted by the sports staff of the Vindicator and Tribune Chronicle from coaches’ nominations (with school, height, year and scoring average): Trumbull County GIRLS DIVISIONS I-II ¯ Player of the year: Faith ...

Future of racing in good hands in area

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The future of auto racing relies on the youth. With that being said, let’s showcase four very promising young area racers. Many of the top racers in the world started in go-karts and that’s where these youngsters are involved. Jackson Yoho, a second-grader in the Crestview school ...