High School Sports

LaBrae takes 6th straight; Newton Falls, Flashes win

LaBRAE 67, BROOKFIELD 45: LEAVITTSBURG — The Vikings won their sixth straight powered by Elijah Whiteside’s game-high 19 points. He had eight of them in the first quarter. Tyler Stephens added six of his 12 points in the second quarter as LaBrae (9-1, 3-1 AAC Blue) took a 31-21 lead into ...

Mathews tops GV; Bristol, Chalker roll

MATHEWS 51, GRAND VALLEY 43: VIENNA — John Smith scored 18 points and Tyler Roscoe had 17 as Mathews ended a three-game losing streak with the Northeastern Athletic Conference win. Mathews (6-4, 3-3 NAC) led 15-7 after one quarter, 32-19 at halftime and 39-35 after three quarters. Grand ...

Moving right along

McDONALD — McDonald’s two-way game proved to be too much for Springfield, as the Blue Devils came out victorious in a Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference showdown Thursday night, beating the rival Tigers, 66-35. “I was very proud of our girls,” Blue Devil coach Amy Dolsak said. “I ...

Girard stops Lakeview; Bristol, PV win in NAC

GIRARD 37, LAKEVIEW 22: GIRARD — The Indians’ defense blanked Lakeview, 9-0, in the second quarter, keying the victory in the Northeast-8 Conference game between two young teams. Girard led 24-10 at halftime and held the Bulldogs to just six points in each of the last two quarters. Girard ...

A league of its own

When Mike Helm first became a part of the Eastern Ohio Wrestling League, spiked hair and boom boxes just starting to become cool. Things have changed quite a bit since then, and some things have stayed the same. Spiked hair came back in style, sorta, but the EOWL, which holds its 52nd annual ...

EOWL wrestling rankings

The following are rankings created by the EOWL Coaches Office, a non-league affiliated group made up of former high school coaches that promotes the Eastern Ohio Wrestling League and its participants. They are competing against Tribune Chronicle sports writer Joe Simon, whose rankings also are ...

Champion, Liberty, Newton Falls post AAC Blue Tier wins

¯ CHAMPION 66, BROOKFIELD 42: CHAMPION — The Golden Flashes kept rolling to their sixth straight victory with an All-American Conference, Blue Tier victory over the Warriors. Champion’s defense held Brookfield leading scorer Bailey Drapola to three points. Offensively, the Golden ...

Another dogfight

CORTLAND — It’s not a secret that Poland has been one of the big dogs when it comes to the best area basketball teams. The Bulldogs are a perennial power in their conference and the district tournament. Lakeview has been trying to prove every dog has its day, beating Poland in a ...

Up-and-down Raiders are up at Canfield

CANFIELD — After falling to 3-5, the Warren G. Harding Raiders have rebounded to get their record back to .500 in a season filled with adjustments. “We’re a work in progress,” said first-year Raiders coach Gabe Bubon. “We have a bunch a of guys that are gaining experience. We’re ...

JFK ends skid; Fitch, Hubbard get first wins

JOHN F. KENNEDY 45, CARDINAL MOONEY 42: WARREN — John F. Kennedy held off the Cardinals down the stretch to snap a seven-game losing streak. Chris Williams led the Eagles (3-7) with 18 points, including going 10-of-13 from the free-throw line. At the line is where the biggest different was ...

Chalker upsets state-ranked Badger

CHALKER 76, BADGER 64: SOUTHINGTON — The Wildcats posted a big upset, knocking off the state-ranked Braves in a Northeastern Athletic Conference game. Chalker (3-8, 2-4) made 12 3-pointers in the game and led 37-32 at halftime and 53-45 after three quarters. Trystan Mollohan scored 20 ...

NF beats Liberty; LaBrae, Brookfield win on road

NEWTON FALLS 68, LIBERTY 47: NEWTON FALLS — Adam Honeycutt scored 28 points and dished out six assists, tying the school record for 3-pointers made in a game as the Tigers claimed the All-American Conference Blue Tier game. Honeycutt tied he record set by Cody Dillon. He got scoring support ...

Bristol mounts huge rally, stuns PV

BRISTOLVILLE — Bristol players saw nothing but a 2-3 zone staring at them for the better part of the game’s first 16 minutes. The Pymatuning Valley girls basketball defense seemed impenetrable as the Panthers could do nothing but shoot 3-pointers — bouncing off the back of the rim or ...

Devils regroup to beat ’Stangs

LORDSTOWN — The Lordstown Red Devils got back to their winning ways with a 53-38 Northeastern Athletic Conference victory over Grand Valley on Monday evening in Lordstown. “I’m real happy with the intensity the girls came out with tonight,” Lordstown coach Dave Smith said. “The last ...

Newbury nips Mathews; JFK edges Spartans

GIRLS BASKETBALL ¯ NEWBURY 51, MATHEWS 50: NEWBURY — Newbury hit a lay-up at the buzzer to knock off the Mustangs in a Northeastern Athletic Conference matchup. Carlie Pratt hit a pair of free throws to put Mathews up 50-49 with 7.7 seconds left. Newbury drove the length of the court, ...

Cardinal Mooney tops Harding

WARREN — The Warren G. Harding Raiders fell victim to a strong Cardinal Mooney team, losing 60-43 in a non-conference girls basketball game Saturday afternoon. “I told them, ‘That’s a very good Mooney team and if we don’t come out and play inspired, that something like that can ...

Bristol’s Elza sets school record in rout

BRISTOL 80, BROOKFIELD 43: BROOKFIELD — Gage Elza broke the Panthers 3-point record in a game with 13 as he had a game-high 46 points in a win over the Warriors. John King held the team record with 11 in a regional semifinal against Sebring in 2002 at the Canton Memorial Fieldhouse. Matt ...

LaBrae, Brookfield, Liberty girls win

LaBRAE 42, NILES 33: LEAVITTSBURG — The Vikings outscored the Red Dragons 30-12 in the second and third quarters for the victory. Niles (6-6) had a 12-3 edge in the fourth quarter to make the final score closer. Jenna Reppart led LaBrae (9-3) with 10 points, while Chante Clinkscale paced ...

Saturday wrestling roundup

Girard third at J-M tourney NORTH JACKSON — Girard had eight placers and one champion as the Indians placed third at the Jackson-Milton Invitational. Returning state champion Jack DelGarbino pinned all three of the opponents he faced on his way to a first-place finish in the 285-pound ...

Cats and ’Dogs

HOWLAND — Lakeview carried its hot streak into the New Year, winning its fifth game in a row and eighth of the season, defeating the Howland Tigers, 59-41, Friday night in a non-conference game. “We set the tone a little bit early with our defense,” Bulldogs coach Ryan Fitch said. ...