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Niles seeks return to glory

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NILES — Jim Parry felt the cement steps guiding his path, history surrounding him among the red painted metallic bleachers incrementally moving up toward the top. The direction was clear as he made his way more than halfway up the west (home) side of Bo Rein Stadium, just off to the right of ...

Taste of their own

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CHICAGO — After striking out three times, Daniel Palka finally connected when it counted. Palka led off the ninth inning with a home run, Carlos Rodon matched a career high by throwing eight innings of scoreless four-hit ball and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 1-0 on ...

Legends event in third year

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A title sponsor and music are two of the major additions to the Warren Gridiron Club’s Football Legends of Warren reunion and celebrity golf outing, now in its third year. Downtown Development Group, headed by Warren native Mark Marvin, is the title sponsor for the event, and ...

Speed is all the rush for Ridge

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MINERAL RIDGE — Half way around and in the first of two groups, Nathan Chiclowe is among 10 or so teammates running on the all-weather track. An assistant football coach starts yelling, “24, 25, 26” from the middle of a roped-off field. A yellow sign said it was being re-sodded. It’s ...

Hubbard hopes to rebound from 5-5

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HUBBARD — For the Hubbard Eagles and senior linebacker Lukas Mosora, the 2017 season was a strange one to say the least. At 5-5 without a playoff berth, the Eagles had to find a way to re-create themselves in the offseason. Mosora will be back at linebacker for his third year now. He feels ...

Scrappers finish sweep

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers completed a three-game sweep of the Williamsport Crosscutters with a 2-0 win in New York-Penn League action Friday. The Scrappers (32-20) held the Crosscutters (22-31) to just one hit in a combined effort. Juan Mota got the win, his third of ...

West Virginia rolls Scrappers, 9-3

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MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers jumped out to an early lead on Saturday night, but the West Virginia Black Bears rallied to win, 9-3. Mitch Reeves, who was 2 for 4, singled in Jose Fermin to start the scoring in the top of the first inning. West Virginia took a 4-1 ...

Howland tennis goal is to replace, keep winning

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After a very successful 2017 campaign, the Howland Tigers girls tennis team is looking to repeat its success with a new roster. This season, Howland had four returning letter winners, but just one senior on the roster. “They realise we have new faces on the team this year. Being a younger ...

Indians beat White Sox, but wait on Bauer injury news

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CHICAGO — Trevor Bauer pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning before getting struck in the right leg by a line drive, and Michael Brantley and Jose Ramirez hit back-to-back home runs to lift the Cleveland Indians to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night. Bauer won ...

Area fall sports preseason capsules

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Editor’s note: Preseason capsules are submitted by coaches. The Tribune Chronicle will publish more capsules the next two Sundays, Aug. 19 and Aug. 26. Not all submissions received by the Tribune sports staff are included today. Those coaches who have not yet made a submission can still do ...

YSU grad Patterson impresses Steelers

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LATROBE, Pa. — Damoun Patterson knows a strong performance in his first preseason game won’t be enough to guarantee his future with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The rookie wide receiver feels he must continually prove himself to the coaching staff and his teammates — and he’s not the only ...

Browns rise to occasion

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — If first indications are accurate, the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants hit it right in taking Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley with the top two picks in the NFL draft. Mayfield threw two touchdowns in two-plus quarters and Barkley ripped off a dazzling 39-yard ...

Jones, Dobbs pace Steelers over Eagles

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PHILADELPHIA — Malcolm Jenkins went back to raising his fist during the national anthem and Chris Long again put his arm around him as the teammates continue trying to raise awareness about racial inequality, social injustices and systematic oppression. Landry Jones and Josh Dobbs each ...

Brantley’s ninth-inning single lifts Cleveland

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CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley knew what was coming after giving the Cleveland Indians their second straight walk-off victory over the Minnesota Twins. Brantley was mobbed by his teammates as he rounded first base following his ninth-inning single that gave Cleveland a 5-4 win ...

Scrappers win series against Williamsport

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Williamsport couldn’t solve Zach Draper through five innings. Mahoning Valley prefered it that way as the Scrappers beat the Crosscutters, 4-1, as Mahoning Valley won its second straight game Thursday at Bowman Field. Draper (5-3) allowed six hits and struck out a ...

Indians place Leonys Martin on 10-day DL because of illness

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians president Chris Antonetti isn’t sure how long Leonys Martin will be sidelined after the outfielder was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a non-baseball related condition Thursday. Antonetti said Martin, who became sick Tuesday night and didn’t ...

Pirates hit 3 HRs, back Nova in 10-5 win over Giants

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SAN FRANCISCO — David Freese hit his 100th career home run, Elias Diaz and Josh Bell went deep on consecutive pitches and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-5 on Thursday night. Ivan Nova allowed two runs in six innings to continue a stellar stretch on the road for ...

Local groups merge

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Three area United States Bowling Congress organizations in the Warren area have merged to form one unified association, the Warren USBC Association. The change went into effect on Aug. 1, combining the Warren USBC Bowling Association, the Warren Women’s USBC Bowling Association and the ...

Scrappers end losing streak

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers ended a three-game losing streak as it defeated the Williamsport Crosscutters, 2-0, thanks to a two-run fifth inning in New York-Penn League action. The Scrappers (30-20) scored both of their runs in the top of the fifth inning. Hosea ...

Lindor’s homer lifts Tribe in 9th

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CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor skipped down the third-base line, crossed home plate and suddenly couldn’t breathe. He wasn’t alone. Lindor connected for a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians again moved 10 games ahead of Minnesota in the AL Central ...