High School Sports

Champion hires football coach

CHAMPION — The Board of Education on Monday hired Timothy McGlynn of Austintown as the new head varsity football coach for the 2018-19 school year. Board President Kelly Boyle said McGlynn was selected from 15 candidates. Boyle said McGlynn was selected based on his previous coaching ...

All-star selections

Football ALL AMERICAN CONFERENCE Gold Tier ¯ Player of the Year: Joey Zielinski, Austintown Fitch First team offense Kayron Adams Harding RB Dan Angelo Harding OL Tino Arcuri Boardman OL Nate Armstrong Fitch OL Nick Bush Fitch OL Emanuel Dawkins Fitch TE/Ath Ralph ...

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Canfield’s Anthony D’Alesio (41) is greeted by teammates Vince Giordano (55) and Nick Ieraci after D’Alesio blocked a punt Friday night in the Cardinals’ 13-10 loss to Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary in a Division III regional final at Salem.

Cardinals grounded

SALEM — This one had to be hard to swallow for the Canfield football team and coach Mike Pavlansky. The unbeaten Cardinals had a 10-point halftime lead in their Division III Region 9 final against Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary. Their defense was dominating and the offense was moving the ball ...

Tribune Chronicle file / Michael Taylor
Newton Falls’ Izzy Kline has signed with Cincinnati for track and field.

Newton Falls’ Kline heading to Cincinnati

As a three-sport star at Newton Falls, Izzy Kline has committed to compete in track and field at the University of Cincinnati next year. The senior, who has excelled at volleyball and basketball in addition to throwing the shot put and discus, signed her national letter of intent on ...

Special to Tribune Chronicle
McDonald senior Malina Mitchell signed Tuesday to attend and run track and cross country at West Virginia University. Present at the signing were (front, from left) Malina’s mother, Nancy Cassidy; Malina; grandmother Rita Creed; (rear, from left) coach Kyle Joynes, coach Mary Domitrovich, grandfather Bill Creed and coach Lou Domitrovich.

Mitchell ready for hill training at WVU

Malina Mitchell admits she likes listening to Beyonce, but some John Denver might bleed into her music interest. Country roads are taking her home to Morgantown, W.Va., as the McDonald High School senior has signed her National Letter of Intent to be part of the Mountaineers’ women’s ...

County football banquet Nov. 27

The 43rd annual Trumbull County Coaches Association football banquet is scheduled Nov. 27 at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland beginning at 7 p.m. The county’s player of the year will be named at the banquet and the Korey Stringer Golden Helmet Award will be given to honor a former Trumbull ...

Waid, Mosora earn top district honors

Area high school football dominated the major awards in Division IV when the Northeast Inland District teams were announced Monday. Hubbard linebacker Lukas Mosora won the defensive player of the year award, Girard quarterback Mark Waid was named offensive player of the year and Girard coach ...

Northeast Inland All-District football

Division I ¯ Offensive Player of the Year: Jaret Pallotta, Massillon Jackson ¯ Defensive Player of the Year: Zach Blackiston, Massillon Perry ¯ Coach of the Year: Keith Wakefield, Massillon Perry FIRST TEAM Offense ¯ Ends: Brandon O’Quinn, Massillon Jackson, 5-foot-10, 160 ...

Canfield plays at Salem; Niles hosts Big Red vs. Perry

Undefeated Canfield will continue its football playoff run on Friday with a short jaunt down U.S. Route 62 to Salem’s Reilly Stadium where the Cardinals (12-0) will face Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (9-3) with a berth in the state final four on the line. Games sites for the 28 regional ...

All-Conference honors

Volleyball MAHONING VALLEY ATHLETIC CONF. First team Becky Adelman Sr Waterloo Kenzie Brannon Jr Waterloo Aleck Franks Sr Waterloo Alexis Hughes Sr Western Reserve Lyndsey Smith So Springfield Jennie Stitzel So Springfield Emily Williams Sr Jackson-Milton Second ...

Football regional finals

Pairings are shown with seeds All games Friday at 7:30 p.m. Division I ¯ Region 1: 1 Cle. St. Ignatius (11-1) vs. 3 Mentor (11-1) at Bedford ¯ Region 2: 1 Tol. Whitmer (12-0) vs. 2 Powell Olentangy Liberty (10-2) at Findlay ¯ Region 3: 5 Pickerington North (10-2) vs. 3 ...

Tribune Chronicle / R. Michael Semple
Girard quarterback Mark Waid (7) looks for running room against a host of Perry defenders Friday night at Twinsburg in a Division IV regional semifinal. Perry beat the Indians, 50-21.

Girard cooled off

TWINSBURG — It was just another big play in a game full of them, but this one seemed to hurt a little more. The touchdown as time expired in the first half stung even more than the biting cold temperatures that stormed across northeast Ohio on Friday. Perry’s last-second score gave the ...

Tribune Chronicle / John Vargo
Cardinal Mooney’s Brennan Olesh, right, stops Steubenville’s Jacob Bernard in his tracks Friday in Salem. The Cardinals defense held Big Red scoreless in the second half, but couldn’t rally as Steubenville advanced in this Division IV semifinal matchup, 19-14.

Tribune Chronicle / John Vargo
Steubenville’s Johnny Agresta is taken down by Cardinal Mooney’s Nico Marchionda during Friday’s Division IV semfinal at Reilly Stadium in Salem. Steubenville held on for a 19-14 victory.

Cardinal Mooney stopped by Big Red

SALEM — The Eye of the Tiger could be faintly heard as Reilly Stadium was all but empty, aside from the workers cleaning up the aftermath of Friday’s Cardinal Mooney-Steubenville Division IV semifinal football game. The Cardinals tried to convert on a fourth-and-long with 30 seconds ...

Tribune Chronicle / Marc Weems
Windham’s Hunter Shackelford (32) celebrates with fellow defenders Calvin Harvey (57) and James Harvey (59) after the Bombers stopped Dalton on fourth down Friday at North Canton Hoover in a regional semifinal.

Dalton too much for Windham

NORTH CANTON — After getting its first playoff win since 2003, the Windham Bombers couldn’t overcome the Dalton Bulldogs’ great defense Friday night at Hoover High School. In their Division VII, Region 25 semifinal matchup, Dalton won, 41-13. After Dalton recovered its onside kick on ...

Canfield’s Breinz runs through NDCL, 22-7

WARREN — The Canfield Cardinals remained undefeated as senior running back Paul Breinz ran past Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin for a 22-7 victory on a frozen Friday night at Mollenkopf Stadium in a Division III Region 9 semifinal. Breinz rushed for 174 yards and scored his 17th and 18th ...

Teamates, friends: Lakeview girls choose colleges

CORTLAND — As best friends and leaders of the Lakeview Bulldogs softball team, both Avery Steiner and Tori Wells made their decisions to play at the next level. Steiner signed her National Letter of Intent to play at the University of Illinois while Wells signed her NLI for the University ...

Austintown project gets started

AUSTINTOWN — Ground breaking took place Wednesday for a $2.2-million dollar Austintown Athletic Complex project in the area behind Greenwood Falcon Stadium. The project will include re-turfing Greenwood Falcon Stadium and turfing Coppola Baseball Field as well as the grass area located ...

Mooney faces Big Red challenge, and maybe weather

Wind, sleet, snow on turf. Salem’s Reilly Stadium, like many other sites around the state tonight, could be impacted by an early taste of winter’s fury. Cardinal Mooney takes on Steubenville for the ninth time in playoff history starting at 7:30 p.m., in a Division IV, Region 13 ...

Ace softball pitchers decide

When Ursuline senior pitcher Jordyn Kenneally was just a 9-years-old, she knew what she wanted to do in college; play softball. Since then, that hasn’t changed one bit. Her commitment to Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia shows just that. “I absolutely fell in love with the ...

Hubbard’s Jarvis to YSU

Hubbard ace softball pitcher Addy Jarvis was one of Youngstown State’s five signings in that sport. The Penguins also inked Cardinal Mooney standout Kayla Rutherford, plus Sarah Bader of Baltimore Liberty Union, Grace Cea of North Canton Hoover and Alex DeLeon of Warrington, Pa. “We are ...