Legends, Legacy & other stuff

A little bit of this and a little bit of that as the Cleveland Indians begin another winning streak:

If you haven’t made reservations for next week’s second annual NFL Legends Reunion and golf outing at Trumbull Country Club, contact Virginia Holmes of the Warren Gridiron Club, or Ray Yannucci.

The event, a part of the Warren Homecoming, celebrates the number of professional football players from Warren City Schools and this year will feature the four coaches who won state titles with either Warren G. Harding or Western Reserve — Tom Batta, Joe Novak, Ed Glass and Phil Annarella.

The Sunday dinner is $100 per person and includes open bar, with cocktails at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. The golf outing on Monday is $125 per person with a scramble/shotgun start at 11. Registration starts at 9. The event includes continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, an open bar and a golf shirt.

Virginia can be reached at 330-506-6035 or warrengrid@gmail.com. Ray’s contact info is 216-870-1036 or ryannucci@yahoo.com.

Another project that celebrates the student-athletes from the past is being taken on by the folks at LaBrae Schools. A committee for the LaBrae Legacy Project is seeking help from community members and alumni.

The committee has compiled much of the championship history for Braceville High School, Leavittsburg High School, and LaBrae High School, but the committee wants to be sure that no championship team is forgotten.

Specifically, the committee is seeking to honor athletic teams from LaBrae’s history that were conference, district or regional champions. Much of the modern history has been compiled, so the committee is looking for help with pre-merger information for Braceville and Leavittsburg.

If you know of a team that won a championship, please share the information by Oct. 1 with athletic director Todd Rowe (todd.rowe@labrae.school) or call the school district offices at 330-898-1393.

Modern high school football statistical information is being sought by the Tribune Chronicle. We will begin compiling statistical leaders for area football teams later this week.

Coaches, statisticians, athletic directors are encouraged to send your stats through Week 4 to sports@tribtoday.com.

Several schools already have been sending their stats each week, and we ask that you continue to do so. Those who have not been doing so, please send them so our list of stats leaders can be as complete as possible.

If your school subscribes to a statistical service, please have that service send us a copy of your team’s stats. We can’t access most of those, so please send us your stats so we can include them in the lists.

Though high school football is just now nearing the midway point of the season, golf and tennis are nearing the end of their seasons. After conference and league tournaments this week, the golf postseason will begin in earnest the week of Sept. 24.

Sectional tournaments are scheduled that week for boys golf Divisions II and III and girls golf Division II. Sectionals will start the first week of October for Division I boys and girls golf and all girls tennis.

Riverview Golf Course in Braceville will again host the Division III boys sectional and Pine Lakes in Hubbard again will be the site of the Division II girls. The area’s Division II boys golf teams have to travel a little, playing their sectional at Windmill Lakes near Ravenna.

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