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Bronze medalist part of Legends

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BAZETTA — Clayton Murphy wore a charcoal grey Nike sweatshirt with an Olympic patch on his chest and an American flag proudly displayed on his left arm. Murphy shook hands with many distance runners on the shaded pavilion area, elevated inside the infield of the Trumbull County ...

Browns’ Garrett finally cleared for debut

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Six months after being drafted, Myles Garrett can finally show why he was the No. 1 pick. Garrett missed Cleveland’s first four games — all losses — with a high right-ankle sprain. But the 21-year-old rookie made it through a week of practice without any trouble, and ...

Steelers’ Brown vows to be calmer

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — There’s a picture next to Antonio Brown’s locker featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sharing a laugh. The photo includes a note from Roethlisberger saying “AB, we are unstoppable.” Turns out, there might be one ...

Barrett, Buckeyes romp past Terrapins

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COLUMBUS — Maryland tried to mix things up right from the start Saturday, trying a flea-flicker on its first offensive play. Ohio State linebacker Dante Booker wasn’t fooled. He sacked Max Bortenschlager for a 4-yard loss. Matter of fact, the Buckeyes had little trouble with the Terrapins ...

Mr. Everything

High School Sports

McDONALD — Junior running back Alex Cintron ran wild as the McDonald Blue Devils crushed Mineral Ridge, 48-6, Friday night. Cintron did it all for McDonald. The area’s leading rusher coming into the game (1,089 yards), Cintron added to his total with 14 carries for an impressive 162 ...

A comeback for the ages

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CLEVELAND — They’ve won this season in almost every way imaginable: comebacks, walk-offs, blowouts, nail-biters. No. 104 for the Cleveland Indians topped them all. Yan Gomes singled home Austin Jackson from second base with none out in the 13th inning as Cleveland rallied from five runs ...

YSU at South Dakota

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Round 1 of the boxing match that is Missouri Valley Football Conference play went to Youngstown State — and it was a big round for the Penguins. Third-ranked YSU (3-1, 1-0) is coming off an impressive, dominant victory over South Dakota State (previously ranked No. 3), but the ...

Boardman final drive ends WGH rally

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WARREN — A slow start for the Boardman Spartans worked out fine as Boardman put together a 77-yard touchdown drive late in the fourth quarter that took nearly six minutes and gave the Spartans a 28-21 victory. Warren G. Harding (1-5, 1-2) gave Boardman (4-3, 1-0) an early scare. On ...

‘Improved’ Buckeyes favored over Maryland

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COLUMBUS — No. 10 Ohio State continues to plow through a series of lesser opponents before the next big test comes Oct. 28 against No. 4 Penn State. Maryland, coming off an exhilarating win over Minnesota last week, will try to keep up with the more-talented Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium ...

GV smells win over Bombers

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WINDHAM — The wafting from the grill overcame your senses as you entered Ed Liddle Field. It was followed by a sweet smell. Elephant ears? It made you wonder why you didn’t get something at the concession stand instead of waiting in an excruciating long line at McDonald’s on the way ...

LaBrae is all business in win over NF

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LEAVITTSBURG — It was business as usual for the LaBrae Vikings. Junior quarterback Kent Wolford led the LaBrae Vikings to 48-7 rout over their neighborhood rival Newton Falls Tigers with an impressive five-touchdown game Friday night at LaBrae High School. After scoring twice in the first ...

Hubbard, Canfield cruise; Mathews rallies past Lakers

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¯ MATHEWS 28, PYMATUNING VALLEY 20: ANDOVER — Mathews rallied from a 20-14 deficit, putting 14 points on the board in the fourth quarter, to pull out the Northeastern Athletic Conference victory. Daniel Canter scored both of the Mustangs’ fourth-quarter touchdowns on a 56-yard run and a ...

Girard beats Brookfield, remains undefeated

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GIRARD — Things started out just as underdog Brookfield planned it Friday night at Arrowhead Stadium. The Warriors drove the ball 79 yards in 15 plays on the first possession of the game, scoring on a 3-yard run by freshman quarterback Hayden Gibson while taking almost seven minutes off the ...

Howland defense pitches shutout; Lakeview, Liberty roll

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¯ HOWLAND 30, PERRY 0: HOWLAND — Howland held Perry Traditional Academy to eight rushing yards in a dominant non-conference victory. The Tigers (4-3) rushed for 288 yards on 46 carries, while stifling the Commodores (1-5) to eight yards on 13 carries. Perry accumulated just 117 total ...

Warriors repeat as district champs

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Pleasant October weather provides golfers in northeast Ohio the opportunity to extend the season. The Brookfield High School boys golf team is getting used to extended seasons. Last year, the Warriors won the Division III District tournament at Tannehauf Golf Club in Alliance with a team ...

Phantoms start season Saturday

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YOUNGSTOWN — With six returning players for the 2017-18 season, the Youngstown Phantoms will yet again be ready to go. Last year, the Phantoms won 31 games and came in fifth in the Eastern Conference of the United States Hockey League. Those six returning players are Andrew Petrillo, Jake ...

Always moving

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YOUNGSTOWN — Jerrod Calhoun watched anxiously with a whistle dangling from his neck, waiting for his players to change stations. The Youngstown State University men’s basketball coach is beginning to see things develop with his new system through the team first week of practice. On ...

Seeded tennis teams win

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The top seeds were victorious Thursday in the finals of the Division II girls tennis sectional tournament at Boardman High School. John F. Kennedy’s duo of Kaytlin Marlatt and Lauren Kraker defeated Isabella Francisco and Hannah Matthews of Cardinal Mooney, 6-0, 7-5, in the championship ...

Bauer, Bruce lead Indians to Game 1 win

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CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer made Aaron Judge look silly, and he made his manager look like a genius. Named a surprise starter for Game 1, Bauer chopped Judge and New York’s other big bats down to size, and Jay Bruce drove in three runs as the Cleveland Indians began chasing their first World ...

Football statistical leaders

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RUSHING Name Att. Yds. Avg. TD Alex Cintron, McDonald 118 1089 9.2 15 Eduardo Hernandez, Grand Valley 61 988 16.2 17 Alex Clark, Brookfield 169 882 5.2 3 Gaige Willis, Pymatuning Valley 121 867 7.2 9 Vinny Fiorenza, Canfield 92 818 8.9 4 Josh Celli, McDonald 110 792 7.2 11 Dra ...