High School Sports

Bombers bounce back, blank Mathews

VIENNA — It was homecoming Friday night for Mathews High School. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, the Windham Bombers did all the celebrating in a 43-0 triumph. “Last week was a tough one for us losing to Garfield,” Windham coach Jake Eye said. “We knew Mathews wasn’t going to be ...

Devils, Chalker stay hot; Ridge earns 1st win

≤ MCDONALD 55, JACKSON-MILTON 14: McDONALD — The Blue Devils continued their perfect season with a methodical rout of another Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference opponent. Alex Cintron ran for three touchdowns in the first quarter and added one more in the third. Josh Celli ran for two ...

Lakeview ends skid; Girard keeps rolling

≤ LAKEVIEW 39, JEFFERSON 14: JEFFERSON — Lakeview built a 26-0 lead on the way to ending a four-game losing streak. The Bulldogs (2-4, 1-2 All-American Conference White Tier) led 10-0 at halftime on a short scoring run by Dakota Whitt and a Brendon Kilpatrick field goal. Whitt and Tony ...

Brookfield dominates D3

BRACEVILLE — Brookfield put together a dominating performance in winning the Division III boys golf sectional Thursday at Riverview Golf Course, leading a sweep by Trumbull County teams of the top three places which result in a trip to the district tournament next week. Conner Stevens was ...

Girard boys stop Niles, 3-1

GIRARD — The Girard Indians are crawling themselves back into the Northeast 8 Conference boys soccer race. That climb continued with a 3-1 victory over Niles (1-10-1) Thursday night at Arrowhead Stadium. Girard went into the second half with a 2-0 lead and didn’t let up. That’s ...

Upstart Brookfield defeats N. Falls

NEWTON FALLS — Field conditions were less than admirable for the Newton Falls-Brookfield soccer game Wednesday night. Mud and water jumped off the field with every foot that planted into the ground. “(It’s) soft,” Newton Falls coach Rick Giuliano said. “Considering how much rain ...

Mooney, Trumbull trio advance

HUBBARD — The Cardinal Mooney girls team had all five golfers place in the top 10 as the Cardinals dominated Wednesday’s Division II sectional at Pine Lakes Golf Club with 363. Hadley Spielvogel was the co-medalist with Springfield’s Madison Horvath. Each shot 81. The other three ...

3 in a row times 2

VERNON — Vinny Mauri sprinted out to the lead on a course he just familiarized himself with the night before. Miranda Stanhope has maneuvered around this course many times. Badger High School’s cross country path has been run by the junior distance runner many times over her career. The ...

Howland girls, McDonald boys finish as team champs

VERNON — The flowing hair and the anguish in each facial expression were visible as the girls in orange tank tops and black shorts passed through the last 50 meters before the finish line. Each Howland girls cross country runner made those final steps toward the end where they stepped on a ...

Rebels stymie Flashes in mud

CHAMPION — Crestview topped Champion, 1-0, in All-American Conference Blue Tier boys soccer match Tuesday evening in a muddy, messy contest played at Champion’s water-logged home field. “It was a muddy night,” Crestview coach Jonathan Kinkead said. “The weather hasn’t helped us ...

Niles beats Lordstown in 3

NILES — For those never attending a Niles volleyball game, you might see what seems to be odd behavior. The most noticeable is the periodic knocks on the floor by different players. “We are a very superstitious team,” senior Keara Taylor-Hall said. “Like a knock on wood kind of ...

Flashes’ Tenney used to success

CHAMPION — Morgan Tenney saw her kill attempts thwarted at the net during Thursday’s fourth set against Liberty. No pouting. Her head didn’t droop. No pity of any kind. This Champion senior has resolve, which she showed with a couple of early kills in the fifth set. “You just ...

Golfers get started with postseason

The Ursuline and Cardinal Mooney boys teams and two individuals from Trumbull County are among the high school golfers who on Monday advanced through sectional tournament action and qualified for the district level next week. (See results, Page 3B) Bristol sophomore Katie Webb and Girard ...

Postseason starts this week

A Brookfield team led by Conner Stevens, and John F. Kennedy senior Jimmy Graham lead area golfers as the fall sports postseason gets started in Ohio this week. (See golf tournament info, Page 3B) Stevens finished third as an individual in 2017 and led the Warriors to a fifth-place finish in ...

A big day

WARREN — Mother Nature gave Warren G. Harding and Ursuline an early Halloween trick Friday night when the weather forced the game to be postponed until Saturday afternoon. Then it was Harding’s senior running back, Kay’Ron Adams, who gave the fans in attendance a treat in a 38-7 victory ...

JFK struggles continue in loss to Crusaders

WARREN — There may be a statistic that explains the percentages, but Steubenville Catholic Central coach Steve Daley wasn’t worried about specifics. His Crusaders were tied with John F. Kennedy at halftime, and the momentum seemed to swaying toward JFK, which rallied from an early deficit ...

Picking a good time

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Springfield was nearing midfield with about a minute remaining in the game. Clayton Medvec needed about 20 more yards to put him in range for a field goal. He kicked a 40-yard field goal earlier with 10 yards to spare. Brannon Brungard, who already had completed a 7-yard ...

Windham grounded in loss to Garfield

WINDHAM — The rushing attack of Garfield proved too strong for Windham as the G-Men handed the Bombers their first loss, with a 40-12 Friday on the Bombers’ field. “We played a really good team,” Garfield coach Mike Moser said. “They were the most physical team we’ve seen all year ...

WGH, Irish postponed

The storms that swept through the Mahoning Valley Friday evening seemed long gone when Warren G. Harding and Ursuline kicked off their game at Mollenkopf Stadium. The start time was pushed back an hour to 8 p.m. in order to allow time for the storm to pass through. Six plays from scrimmage ...

Hubbard stays perfect, routs Howland

HOWLAND — The Hubbard Eagles soared to a 42-7 victory over the Howland Tigers Friday evening in Howland. After an hourlong weather delay, the Eagles got revenge from last season’s defeat at the hands of the Tigers. Led by senior quarterback Davion Daniels’ 10 carries for 151 yards and ...