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Quarterback position up for grabs at Youngstown State

YOUNGSTOWN — Competition will abound when Youngstown State opens its football camp Aug. 4, and that includes at the quarterback position. Speaking with reporters during the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s media day on Tuesday, Youngstown State head coach Doug Phillips indicated the ...

USA women’s rugby upsets reigning gold medalists

TOKYO — The United States Women’s Rugby Sevens team’s gold medal dream is alive and well. The Eagles shocked defending gold medalist Australia 14-12 on Friday morning to finish 3-0 in Group C. Abby Gustaitis’s try and Nicole Heavirland’s conversion with less than three minutes ...

AROUND THE HORN

McLaughlin gets hole-in-one CALCUTTA — Blake McLaughlin aced Beaver Creek Meadows’ 167-yard, No. 12 with a 7 iron on Wednesday. Playing partners were Billy Pomeroy, Clyde Davis and Mason Hearheringron. Go running with the Quakers SALEM —The Salem cross country program is holding ...

Seton Hill runners top Clipper CC Series event

COLUMBIANA — Seton Hill (Pa.) University juniors Alexis Cunningham and Al Lindstrom opened the 23rd annual Clipper Cross Country Series out front Wednesday. Cunningham, the defending series champion from East Palestine, won the women’s race (10:56) on 1.85-mile junior high course at the ...

Francona departs Tribe due to health issues

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona pushed his battered body to its absolute limit, doing even more damage. He needs to give himself a break — and time to heal. Cleveland’s popular manager is stepping down for the remainder of this season to address some lingering health issues, which ...

OLYMPIC MEDALISTS

Thursday’s Olympic Medalists ROWING Men’s Pair GOLD—Croatia (Martin Sinkovic, Valent Sinkovic) SILVER—Romania (Marius Cozmiuc, Ciprian Tudosa) BRONZE—Denmark (Frederic Vystavel, Joachim Sutton) Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls GOLD—Ireland (Fintan Mc Carthy, Paul ...