×

Sports

NCAA asks for more time to figure it out

Local Sports

The NCAA football oversight committee is asking the association’s Board of Governors to avoid making a decision soon on whether to conduct fall championships as college sports tries to find a path to play through the pandemic. A letter dated July 21 was sent by committee chairman Shane ...

AROUND THE HORN

Local Sports

Jackson’s first hole-in-one COLUMBIANA — Jeff Jackson of Columbiana shot his first career hole-in-one Friday at Valley Golf Club. He used a 52-degree gap wedge to ace the 140-yard second hole. The 40-year-old Jackson figures he’s played that hole about 1,000 times in his life ...

Changes on the way in Ohio

Local Sports

If high school football is played this fall, it is going to be different due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Ohio High School Football Coaches Association released a 38-page proposal of guidelines Tuesday that it sent to the governor’s office. “The sidelines are going to look ...

AROUND THE HORN

Local Sports

Catfish tournament EAST PALESTINE — The East Palestine Sportsmen’s Club will hold its second catfish tournament Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight. Entry fee is $12. For more information, call Joe at (330) 831-5872. No preseason NFL games NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association ...

Lost and found: Zimmer makes surprise comeback

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Seemingly lost, somewhat forgotten, Bradley Zimmer has found his way back to the Cleveland Indians. Sidelined by injuries for most of the past two seasons, Zimmer has put himself in position to not only make Cleveland’s roster but also be a part of manager Terry Francona’s ...

GOLF RESULTS

Local Sports

Thursday Morning Senior League at Eagle Pass First Half Tom Boyd 59 Rob Wolfarth 56.5 Joe Good 53 Bob Burns 50 Richard Knapp 50 Allen Jeffries 50 Start of Second Half Tom B. 72.5 Joe Good 66.5 Rob Wolfarth 62.5 Bob Burns 61 Larry Metzgar 59 SALEM VFW POST ...

Salem youth tennis clinic

Local Sports

SALEM- Salem Girls Tennis will host a youth tennis clinic Aug. 21-23 at Salem's Memorial Park Tennis Courts. Cost is $20 per athlete. The clinic will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. each night and athletes will need to bring their own tennis racket. For registration,  contact Head Coach Christijana ...

Remembering Art Rohrer

Local Sports

COLUMBIANA - The Art Rohrer Memorial Golf Scramble will be played Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Valley Golf Club. It is a four-person, 9-hole scramble. The cost is $30, with all proceeds benefiting the Columbiana High School boys golf team. Teams and individual players can call Valley, ...

AROUND THE HORN

Local Sports

West Branch, East Liverpool to play in football BELOIT- West Branch and East Liverpool have signed a two-year football agreement starting in 2021. The schools will play Week 1 and the first game in 2021 will be at East Liverpool. East Liverpool Head Coach Josh Ludwig said he likes the ...

Complications of moving football to springtime

Local Sports

Football to the spring. It's flown off of people's lips and on their social media accounts. With the COVID-19 pandemic, people are getting nervous about increased positive test results. Talking about moving a staple of the fall - high school football - to the spring isn't as easy as some ...

Fall sports decision left up to schools

Local Sports

YOUNGSTOWN - Interim Executive Director of the OHSAA Bob Goldring said Tuesday that it will be up to the individual schools whether to play the regular seasons for fall sports. Goldring said OHSAA controls the postseason tournaments, not the regular season. "We really feel that it is the ...

GOLF RESULTS

Local Sports

Parent-Child Golf Scramble Valley Golf Club Pee-Wee Division First: Nate/Nolan Nesselrote, 32 Second: Jim and Noah Gilbert, 33 Third: Rob and Trenton Hall, 35 Closest to pin No. 2: Trenton Hall Long putt No. 5: Trenton Hall Junior Division First: Nate/Isabella Nesselrote, ...

United cheerleaders qualify

Local Sports

The United varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders recently  a Universal Cheerleading Association three-day summer camp. While UCA canceled all over night camps this summer, the UCA instructors came to United to teach new material. During the camp the cheerleaders worked on jumps, dances, ...

Pac-12 also cuts games

Local Sports

The Big Ten and Pac-12 became the first Power Five leagues to shift to an all-conference fall schedule as the college sports world faces difficult decisions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. More Power Five conferences could follow, causing a ripple effect on small-conference schools across ...

AROUND THE HORN

Local Sports

Ross stars at Adrian ADRIAN, Mich. — Adrian College sophomore golfer Taylor Ross was named the Michigan Intecollegiate Athletic Association student-athlete of the week on March 9, just before the spring season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ross, a Columbiana High School ...

EBC looking for a few good teams

Local Sports

The Eastern Buckeye Conference has played with seven schools the last two seasons. Now the league is down to six. Canton South voted at a special board meeting last Thursday to leave the Eastern Buckeye Conference and join the Principals Athletic Conference in the 2022-23 school ...

Big 10 scraps all but conference games

Local Sports

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. The conference cited medical advice in making its decision and added ominously ...

Reyes can’t mask disappointment

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Franmil Reyes’ first error this season was in judgment. The Indians’ free-swinging slugger and outfielder apologized Thursday for endangering his health — and putting his teammates at risk — by not wearing a mask while attending a holiday party last weekend. Reyes’ ...

West Virginia Derby will run without fans

Local Sports

West Virginia Derby will run without fans CHESTER, W.Va. — The 51st running of the West Virginia Derby will go ahead this year, but without a crowd to watch. Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort announced on its social media accounts Wednesday afternoon this year’s derby will be ...