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Lamparty highlights area All-Ohio picks

Gabby Lamparty was all set to represent the United States Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program in an international tournament in April in the Netherlands before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The South Range sophomore never got that opportunity of a lifetime but she made the most of her high ...

Warriors rise to the challenge in opening game

BELOIT — The first game of the season is an important measuring stick for all teams. Especially in season where nothing is given. West Branch took advantage of its opportunity to play Friday night by defeating South Range 55-40 in boys basketball action. West Branch moves to 1-0, ...

Youngstown District Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association All-Stars

GIRLS Div. II First Team Allison Augustine (Lakeview), Mackenzie Avery (Mooney), Emily Burnham (Niles), Morgan Carey (Canfield), Emma Egli (West Branch), Teegan Graff (Poland), Avery Grischow (Poland), Whitney Hendrix (Hubbard), Chansyn Hoppel (Beaver Local), Rylee Hutton (Salem), ...

Bears, Warriors, Raiders top Northeast Inland District

CANTON — League champions Leetonia, West Branch and South Range gained top honors on the 2020 Northeast Inland District high school football team released today. Leetonia senior running back Marco Ferry is the Division VII offensive co-player of the year, while Leetonia’s Paul Hulea is ...

Lisbon won’t tip off

LISBON — The fifth annual Lisbon Boys Basketball Tip-Off Classic scheduled for this weekend was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Heartland Christian was scheduled to play McDonald and Lisbon was hosting East Canton in the semifinals. Defending champion McDonald is done until Dec. 22 ...

Deer totals released for counties

COLUMBUS – Youth hunters in Columbiana took 116 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season Saturday and Sunday, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. That is up from 97 deer from the previous three-year average. Hunters 17 years old ...

West Branch can’t get past Canfield

CANFIELD— The West Branch girls basketball fell to 1-1 on the season after being defeated by Canfield, 48-31, Tuesday night. Alyssa Dill finished with a game high 16 points and five rebounds for Canfield. Livvie Showalter led the Warriors in rebounding with five. Leading the way for ...

Parents only at events

COLUMBUS – High school sports can continue in Ohio, but games will be seen by fewer fans. The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine recommended Tuesday that schools restrict attendance to only the parents of the participants, or eliminate all spectators, for their ...

ALL-MAHONING COUNTY SOCCER

BOYS SOCCER LARGE SCHOOL First Team Max Dwyer Poland Ryan Boano Poland Zach Smith Beaver Local Nick Spirko Cardinal Mooney Teegan Mitchell Canfield Mark Filicky Boardman Ethan Macik Austintown Fitch Max Kemats Salem Ian Yarwood West Branch Jim Scotford Poland Dylan ...

Rebels not waiting

COLUMBIANA — Normally on senior night, the season is coming to a close and teams are preparing for a postseason charge. For Crestview girls basketball, they had their senior night festivities before they had even stepped on the floor for the 2020-21 season. The Rebels celebrated their ...

Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference All-Star Football Team

First Team Xathon Cross Columbiana Sr. Jacob Kamperman Columbiana Sr. Creed Green Columbiana Sr. Collin Schick Columbiana Sr. Marco Ferry Leetonia Sr. Mike Miller Leetonia Jr. Gannon Shepard Leetonia Sr. Mason Mellinger Leetonia Sr. Dylan Durick Leetonia Sr. Ryan Mc ...

Warriors back at it

BELOIT — The lights are back on, the scoreboards show signs of life, and a limited number of spectators seat themselves within the confines of the West Branch Fieldhouse. Believe it or not, basketball is back. After losing four starters last season, and having their magical 2019-20 ...

Warriors get back to work

BELOIT — The lights are back on, the scoreboards show signs of life, and a limited number of spectators seat themselves within the confines of the West Branch Fieldhouse. Believe it or not, basketball is back. After losing four starters last season, and having their magical 2019-20 ...

Coldwater thrown on Tigers’ hopes

MASSILLON — The 2020 season deserved such an ending. The Division VI state finals was going to be won by the team who had possession of the ball last. That team was Coldwater as a last-second field goal sealed the deal and handed the Springfield Tigers their first and only loss of the ...

Devils get on the board

COLUMBIANA— In a winter sports season where nothing is promised, it is hard not to wonder if every completed game might be the last. For Lisbon, it made sure to take advantage of the opportunity in a 52-42 win over Heartland Christian on Friday. “I told them in the pregame huddle ...

Eagles stumble in opener

MALVERN —United’s girls basketball team had a lead going into the fourth quarter but it did not hold up as the Eagles fell to Malvern 26-23 on Friday in the season opener for both teams. Grace Knight had six points to lead the Eagles who were up by two heading into the fourth quarter. ...

AROUND THE HORN

Youngstown suspends sports YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown City Schools have suspended district athletics due to the coronavirus pandemic. The suspension will run until at least January. The school district said it would reevaluate the suspension in the new year but the virus number would have ...

Warren JFK runs up against a juggernaut

MASSILLON — The words were hard for John F. Kennedy football coach Dom Prologo to say. He hasn’t had to say them at any point during the Eagles’ postseason run to the Division VII state championship. This time was different. This time it hurt. “The moment got a little big for us,” ...

GOLF RESULTS

Rich Cranmer Memorial Scramble at Westville Lake C.C. FIRST: 28, Stan Glista, Eric Glista, Blake Glista, Groovy Glista. SECOND: 28, Fred Ring, Butch Ring, Alex Waggoner, Kevin Gowen. THIRD: 32, Earl Hutter, Bob Floor, Tony Ieropoli, Larry Akins. FOURTH: 33, Travis Lane, Tracy Windham, ...

ALL-EAST DISTRICT FOOTBALL

The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association 2020 East District high school football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION IV First Team Offense Quarterbacks: Davis Singleton, Byesville Meadowbrook, 6-3, 200, sr.; Tyler Tonkovich, St. Clairsville, 5-9, 185, sr. Owen ...