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Football THIS WEEK’S GAMES Friday Non-conference ¯ Austintown Fitch (3-0) at Warren G. Harding (1-2), 7 ¯ Howland (1-2), at Boardman (1-2), 7 ¯ Canfield (2-1) at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (1-2), 7 ¯ Champion (2-1) at Windham (1-2), 7 ¯ Cardinal Mooney (2-1) at Akron SVSM ...

Difficult challenge

LEAVITTSBURG — The Springfield girls soccer team faced one of its toughest challenges of the year and embraced it, beating LaBrae 5-2 to remain undefeated. Heading into the game, the Vikings had been stellar defensively, allowing only four goals all season. “They’re one of the better ...

Bristol battles unbeaten Badger to the end

BRISTOLVILLE — Records can sometimes be deceiving. The Badger Braves volleyball team came in with a perfect record while the Bristol Panthers were sitting a game below .500. This should have been easy, right? Not so fast. Badger stayed undefeated, but it had to fight tooth and nail when ...

Mooney girls win Terlesky D-II title

POLAND — Cardinal Mooney and Canton GlenOak were the team winners and Hubbard’s Jackie Adler was Division II medalist Monday in the fourth annual Christine Terlesky Girls Golf Invitational at The Lake Club. GlenOak, led by Maddie Reemsnyder with a 72, won the Division I competition by 19 ...

Girard, Springfield lead locals in poll

COLUMBUS — The initial Associated Press Ohio Football Prep Poll was announced Monday, with several area teams earning accolades. The Girard Indians, last year’s state runner-up in Division IV, are ranked fourth in D-IV after a 3-0 start. Cincinnati Wyoming, which beat the Indians in the ...

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Football Associated Press poll (First-place votes in parentheses) DIVISION I 1, Mentor (10) 3-0 146 2, Cin. St. Xavier (2) 3-0 113 3, Pickerington Central (2) 3-0 108 4, Cin. Elder (3) 3-0 85 5, Dublin Coffman 3-0 78 6, Lakewood St. Edward 2-1 65 7, Hilliard ...

Champion takes two days to complete its second victory

Champion was leading its game at Pymatuning Valley 28-12 Friday when inclement weather stopped play with five minutes left in the third quarter. The decision was made to have the two teams return to the playing field at noon on Saturday to resume the contest. After returning to Champion at ...

Lakers coach reaches milestone, looks to tourney

Jeff Compan recently reached his second coaching milestone of the year. The 17th-year boys golf coach at Pymatuning Valley earned his 200th career victory on Sept. 9 when the Lakers defeated Maplewood 174-181 at Andover Golf Course. Compan surpassed 300 career wins as the Lakers’ girls ...

Girard shows JFK, others it remains a potent team

WARREN — Mark who? Okay, perhaps it’s a bit of a stretch to suggest Girard High football fans are ever going to forget the exploits of Mark Waid. The All-Ohio quarterback now at Youngstown State University led the Indians to the Division IV state title game last December while setting ...

McDonald runners solid at Boardman Invitational

BOARDMAN — Runners toe the white chalked line on the grassy area, only feet away from a sidewalk. The massive line of young distance runners converge as they funnel toward the Boardman High School football stadium in the distance. There, they turn left and around the baseball field as the ...

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Football SATURDAY’S SCORES Area scores ¯ Girard 41, John F. Kennedy 14 ¯ Champion 34, Pymatuning Valley 14 ¯ Cardinal Mooney 48, Carrick, Pa. 0 ¯ Valley Christian 28, Lisbon, OT ¯ Painesville Harvey 34, Grand Valley 6 Around Ohio ¯ Ada 45, McGuffey Upper Scioto Valley ...

Champion girls stun Lakeview with 1-all tie

CORTLAND — The third time was the charm for Madi Haines and the Champion girls soccer team. The Flashes’ junior midfielder had three one-on-one kicks against Lakeview goalkeepers in a matter of 6 seconds Saturday and converted her third opportunity as Champion stunned the unbeaten ...

Flash in the pan

WARREN — Stands inside Mollenkopf Stadium were more than half full, the dominant black and gold of Warren G. Harding predominant on the west side. The east side was filled with a bright orange of the Massillon Tigers. Fireworks went off in the sky above. The fervor coming from the WGH ...

Howland rallies to stun Poland

HOWLAND — The Howland Tigers christened their new field with a last-second, heart-pounding 14-13 victory over Poland. “It was a great battle,” Howland coach Steve Boyle said. “Poland is a well-coached team and both teams continued to fight for four quarters.” The Bulldogs got off ...

Hanging on for a win

NILES — Maybe it was the fact that it was Friday the 13th. Perhaps it was the full moon. Whatever the case, things didn’t quite play out as many expected Friday when Youngstown East and Niles squared off at Bo Rein Stadium. There were no weather delays. Rather, a brisk wind provided ...

Rams stay unbeaten

MINERAL RIDGE — The stands were filled with fans sporting orange and black on Friday the 13th as the Mineral Ridge football team played host to Newton Falls. The supposed full moon was never seen, but there was an unease about whether the weather would force a postponement at some point. ...

Young Vikings right ship in win over Norton

LEAVITTSBURG — Last year, the LaBrae Vikings finished with a record of 10-2 and a second-round playoff defeat to Manchester. LaBrae’s only regular-season loss came at the hands of Mark Waid and eventual Division IV state runner-up Girard. After beginning this season with two losses by a ...

Lake Catholic too much for young Ursuline

YOUNGSTOWN — Sometimes it just isn’t your night, and that was the case for the Ursuline Fighting Irish Friday at Stambaugh Stadium as they dropped a lopsided game to the Lake Catholic Cougars, 36-0. “It didn’t feel like our guys came to play like they did the past couple weeks,” ...

McDonald holds on for first victory

McDONALD 20, CRESTVIEW 14: McDONALD — Dominic Schadl scored two touchdowns in the third quarter for the Blue Devils to lead them past Crestview. Schadl ran for 198 yards and threw for another 23. McDonald started the game off with a 20-yard run from Logan Hawk to take a 6-0 lead after the ...

Falcons remain undefeated

¯ AUSTINTOWN FITCH 49, GLENOAK 27: CANTON — The Falcons dominant rushing attack gave them the edge in a win over GlenOak. Austintown Fitch scored all seven of their touchdowns on the ground and ran for a total of 432 yards. Devin Sherwood finished the game with 144 yards and two ...