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Horse racing without fans

CANFIELD — The Canfield Harness Horsemen’s Association (CHHA) will continue the traditional Labor Day weekend race card at the Canfield Fairgrounds this year. The only difference is they will be racing like NASCAR, with no fans in the stands. The announcement for the CHHA came on Tuesday ...

OHSAA makes a change at top

COLUMBUS — In these uncertain times because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ohio Athletic Association Board of Directors has made a change at the top. The board announced Monday night that Jerry Snodgrass is out as executive director and named Bob Goldring as interim executive ...

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Unger hits hole-in-one COLUMBIANA — Fred Unger of New Waterford registered the first hole-in-one of his life this week at the Valley Golf Club. Playing in the Monday Night Men’s Lgeague, Unger used an 8-iron to ace the 140-yard fourth hole. He was playing with Brian Coppock of East ...

GOLF RESULTS

Pinky’s Tavern, Coil Line Service Eagle Pass League Standings: Dick Cope and Kevin Beresford 82.5, Jay Gamble and Lucian Clewell 80.5, John Arter and Scott Cope 80.5, Lenny VonFeldt and Steve Smith 80, Jerry Gabriel and Jeff Cain 79.5, Chuck Sluss and Brian Bostick 75.5, Chad Wood ...

SPORTS ON TV

5:25 a.m. (ESPN) Korean Baseball: KT at Kia. 12:55 p.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Premier, Newcastle United at Manchester City. 1:25 p.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Serie A, Cagliari at Fiorentina. 2 p.m. (ESPN) The Basketball Tournament: Red Scare vs. Big X at Columbus, Ohio. 3:10 p.m. ...

Big stick

CLEVELAND — Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is religiously following baseball’s COVID-19 protocols — social distancing, masks, temperature checks, you name it. He’s making sure others do the same. So on Monday, after taking batting practice at Progressive Field, Lindor urged ...

President criticizes teams for weighing name changes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a pair of pro sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality. Trump tweeted, “They name teams out of STRENGTH, not weakness, but now the Washington Redskins ...

No spectators for Memorial

The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus on his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, was in line to be the ...

As schools ponder cutting sports, tennis proves vulnerable

The promise of college tennis lured Abhimanyu Vannemreddy from his home in India to the United States, where he settled in at Winthrop in South Carolina. Now he’s pondering his future thousands of miles away from his family as financial reality crashes down on his sport. Winthrop ...

Sports Briefing

Zanardi has surgery to rebuild face SIENA, Italy — Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi underwent a five-hour surgery Monday to reconstruct his face following a crash on his handbike last month. It was the third major operation that Zanardi has had since ...

Golf Results

The Mazei family, Matt, Avery, Todd and John, who is missing from the photo, shot a 6-under 29 to win the Columbiana Clipper Girls Golf Team Fundraiser at the Valley Golf Club. The team of Cassie and Grant Spaite and Nolan and Nate Nesselrote finished second and the team of Mike and Jessica ...

Twin Springs opens  under new ownership

GUILFORD LAKE - Twin Springs Golf Course is officially open to the public after owners Mitch and Francine McGuire held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. "We've been open to a few leagues and some people who have called for tee times, but we wanted to have an official opening date." ...

Twin Springs opens  under new ownership

GUILFORD LAKE - Twin Springs Golf Course is officially open to the public after owners Mitch and Francine McGuire held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. "We've been open to a few leagues and some people who have called for tee times, but we wanted to have an official opening date." ...

Salem cross country conditioning starts Monday

SALEM- A conditioning session for Salem students grades seven through 12 interested in cross country will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. weekdays for the month of July beginning Monday. Meeting location will be in the high school parking lot off of FE Cope Drive. It will be mandatory to have the ...

Scrappers hopeful for a 2021

There are no catcalls from vendors, enticing customers with their goods; or baseballs smacking into the leather of a catcher's mitt, or connecting with a wooden bat; or crowds cheering for a rally by the home team. The sounds of silence now dominate Eastwood Field. There will be no Mahoning ...

Local standout named WYTV Male Student Athlete of the Year

YOUNGSTOWN- Southern Local standout Cam Grodhaus earned WYTV Male Student Athlete of the Year honors. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship to continue his academic and athletic career in college. Grodhaus was a three-sport athlete and straight-A student at Southern Local. He was a member of ...

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Local golfer ties for 34th at tournament MEDINA- Local golfer Jared Wilson of Columbiana finished tied for 34th in the Pyramid Treating/Minute Men Ohio Open Championship completed Wednesday. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot a 2-over ...

Crestview leaving OVAC for new conference

COLUMBIANA - And then there were 49. The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference membership - effective today - has been reduced to 49 schools as Columbiana Crestview has withdrawn. The Rebels, who joined the OVAC in November of 2016, are focusing on a newly formed two divisional conference in the ...

Local golfer makes cut at tournament

MEDINA- Jared Wilson of Columbiana has made the cut at the 99th Ohio Open. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot an even 69 at Weymouth Club in the second round. He is tied at 24th at 1-under in the 237-golfer field. Two other local ...