Local Sports

Flyers stun Pens in overtime

PITTSBURGH — Sean Couturier beat Matt Murray with 3 seconds remaining in overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers put together an improbable rally to edge the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Sunday night. James van Riemsdyk tied the score with 18 seconds left in regulation when Murray’s glove ...

BOWLING RESULTS

Wednesday Ladies Afternoon Delight League at Forest Lanes STANDINGS: Joe Ray’s Auto Tech 58-42, Fire & Ice 55-45, Sister Act 52.5-47.5, Betty Ellen’s Hair Salon 49.5-50.5, B & T Trucking 47-33, Lady Bugs 38-62. HIGH GAMES & SERIES: Joyce Tunnat 197/467, Joan Enterline ...

Pens stumble against Blues

PITTSBURGH — Four goals in two periods gave the St. Louis Blues a shot of sorely needed confidence. Now the Blues hope a solid showing against a surging opponent can put them back on track in the battle for a Western Conference playoff spot. Vince Dunn scored twice and Pat Maroon had a ...

GOLF RESULTS

Senior League Day at Valley LOW GROSS: Bob Perry 37. LOW NET: Tom Troll 36. LOW PUTTS: Sam Colundrello 13. HOLE WINNERS: Closest to pin No. 2, Larry Miller; Closest to pin No. 4, Bob Hall; Longest drive No. 5, Bob Hall; Longest putt No. 9, Sam Colundrello.

Izzo notches milestone win as Spartans bounce Buckeyes

CHICAGO — No. 6 Michigan State has its sights set on a sixth Big Ten Tournament championship and a deep NCAA run. The Spartans are off to a good start. Cassius Winston scored 18 points, Foster Loyer provided a lift off the bench with a career-high 14 points, and Michigan State gave Hall of ...

Tigers nearly get the upset

CANTON — Springfield and Richmond Heights’ varsity boys basketball teams put on a show befitting of their tremendous seasons in a wild Div. IV regional final on Friday at the Canton Fieldhouse. In a tension-filled fourth quarter that had fans from both schools on the edges of their seats, ...

Quaker cheerleaders compete with the best

Salem’s varsity cheerleading team finished third in the Div. IV, non-building category on Sunday during the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators State Cheerleading Championships at St. John Arena. Only champion St. Clairsville and second-place Harrison Central were ahead of the ...

Three get Div. II mentions

COLUMBUS – The awards are piling up for Beaver Local junior Jenna Riccardo, the school’s all-time leading scorer. Riccardo, named the Columbiana County player of the year earlier in the week, was named to the Division II All-Ohio high school girls basketball team released Wednesday by the ...

Div. II All-Ohio Girls Basketball

COLUMBUS – The 2018-19 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division II All-Ohio high school girls basketball team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Annika Corcoran, Gates Mills Gilmour Academy, 5-foot-8, sr., 17.9 points per game; Dayshanette Harris, Youngstown ...

Div. I All-Ohio Girls Basketball

COLUMBUS – The 2018-19 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I All-Ohio high school girls basketball team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Jacy Sheldon, Dublin Coffman, 5-foot-11, sr., 28.3 points per game; Madison Greene, Pickerington Central, 5-7, sr., 16.0; ...

Vuletich, Muslovski earn All-State honors

From Staff Reports COLUMBUS — Two dazzling underclassmen in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference and Mahoning Valley Athletic Conferences highlight the area’s representation on the 2019 Division III and IV All-Ohio girls basketball teams released Tuesday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters ...

Div. III All-Ohio Girls Basketball

COLUMBUS – The Division III girls basketball All-Ohio team was announced Tuesday by a statewide media panel. The team was selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. On Wednesday, the Division I and II All-Ohio teams will be announced. The Ohio Ms. Basketball Award will ...

Div. IV All-Ohio Girls Basketball

COLUMBUS – The Division IV girls basketball All-Ohio team was announced Tuesday by a statewide media panel. The team was selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. On Wednesday, the Division I and II All-Ohio teams will be announced. The Ohio Ms. Basketball Award will ...

McLean to continue career at Mount

West Branch senior Olivia McLean signs a letter of intent to continue her academic and soccer careers at Mount Union, an NCAA Division III program in Alliance. On hand for the signing were (from left) father Scot McLean, mother Jodi McLean, Olivia McLean, sister Maci McLean and West Branch ...

Springfield boys have a date in Canton

The Springfield Local boys basketball team celebrates its Div. IV district championship on Friday at the Struthers Fieldhouse. Members of the team are (front) Beau Brungard; (second row, from left) Nate Laboy, Mason Santangelo, Evan Ohlin, Shane Eynon, Clay Medvec, Lukas Yemma, RJ Smith; (back, ...

Uecker gets share of Brewers playoff bonus

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bob Uecker is touched the Milwaukee Brewers still consider him one of the boys. Last November, after the Brewers came within one game of going to the World Series, the players voted to give a full playoff share to their beloved radio play-by-play man. Uecker donated the ...

Salem lands three on first team

Lisbon senior Justin Sweeney, East Liverpool senior Gabe Roach and Beaver Local junior Jenna Riccardo highlight the Columbiana County all-star basketball teams. They were named Columbiana County players of the year in balloting by county coaches on Sunday. Sweeney and Roach shared boys top ...

AROUND THE HORN

Carrollton to name Tsilimos LISBON — For Lisbon’s all-time winningest football coach, retirement from head coaching lasted all of one season. Jim Tsilimos is poised be to be named the new head coach at Carrollton High School, according to WTOV9, which quoted Carrollton’s school ...

Beaver wrestler misses out on title

COLUMBUS — He was so close — again. Beaver Local junior standout Cole McComas, who is nearly impossible to score points on, wrestled a sterling defensive match against Louisville’s Davin Rhoads in their Division II 126-pound state title bout at the Schottenstein Center on Saturday ...

Steelers gear up for spring

The National Football League’s free agency period begins at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. However, Pittsburgh Steelers fans shouldn’t get their hopes up too high that general manager Kevin Colbert will pull off any major free agent signings in the upcoming weeks. During his 14 years as general ...