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High School Sports

Tough time scoring

POLAND — Posting a clean sheet against a team once is a challenge. Posting a second one against the same team is difficult. Posting a third clean sheet against the same team in a single season? Now that’s an accomplishment to be proud of. That was the case Wednesday evening for the ...

Badger beats Champion in shootout

KINSMAN — By the time contestants were taking shots in the dark amidst a steady drizzle falling from the skies, the Badger and Champion High School girls soccer teams had battled through 110 minutes of adversity and high-intensity drama in Division III sectional bracket final. The game ...

Kennedy rolls past Newton Falls, 10-1

WARREN — The cold, wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the John F. Kennedy girls soccer team Wednesday afternoon. In fact, the Eagles rolled in a 10-1 rout of sixth-seeded Newton Falls in a sectional first-round game in the Division III Niles District. The third-seeded Eagles ...

The 3 weeks of CC that matter

The warmth from the sun was beating down on the exposed Trumbull County Fairgrounds. For a Saturday in mid October, it’ll be a welcomed change to start the biggest three weeks of the cross country calendar. District cross country. Some dirt and grass paths weaving in and out the vast ...

Games of the week

Harding (4-3) at Mooney (4-3) WHEN: Saturday, 7 p.m. WHERE: Stambaugh Stadium, Youngstown LAST MEETING: 2018, Harding won, 19-7 LAST WEEK: Harding 44, Boardman 38, 2OT; Louisville 20, Cardinal Mooney 14, 2OT COACHES: Steve Arnold, Harding; P.J. Fecko, Mooney ABOUT HARDING: The ...

2019 area league standings

All-American Conference Independent Tier Team All games W-L Pts Opp Canfield 4-3 193 133 Harding 4-3 215 168 Howland 4-3 132 140 Austintown Fitch 3-4 179 188 Boardman 2-5 168 217 Friday ¯ Howland at Chaney, 7 ¯ Erie McDowell at Austintown Fitch, 7 ¯ ...

Scoreboard

Volleyball HOWLAND 3, CLE. MAX HAYES 0 Division I sectional at Solon Howland (19-4) 25 25 25 Cle. Max Hayes 6 3 2 ¯ LEADING SERVERS: H – Bailee Beasom 29. ¯ ACES: H – Beasom 18. ¯ ASSISTS: H – Mackenzie Karabin 10. ¯ KILLS: H – Mia Pantalone 8. ¯ BLOCKS: H – ...

District cross country

Saturday at Trumbull County Fairgrounds TIMES: Girls Division I, 11 a.m.; Girls Division II, 11:45 a.m.; Girls Division I, 12:30 p.m.; Boys Division III, 1:30 p.m.; Boys Division II, 2:15 p.m.; Boys Division I, 3 p.m. DIVISION I TEAMS: Aurora, Austintown Fitch, Boardman, Canfield, (Akron) ...

Revenge factor

LORDSTOWN — The last time LaBrae and Lordstown squared off, the Red Devils came out with a 4-0 victory. This time around was a different story as the Vikings got a “revenge game” to kick off the tournament, earning a 2-1 win. “That was a well-fought (match) on but ends of the ...

Lakeview volleyball tops Hubbard

JEFFERSON — The Lakeview High School volleyball team took its first step toward its goal of winning a district championship, as the fifth-seeded Bulldogs topped 12th-seeded Hubbard 25-13, 25-13, 25-16, in the first round of Division II play Tuesday night at Jefferson. “We’re going to ...

Girard boys soccer battles Canfield in loss

CANFIELD — The Canfield boys saw the way Tuesday’s Division II Niles District sectional first-round game unfolded. It mirrored the Cardinals’ season. Tenth-seeded Girard’s defense started to tighten up on seventh-seeded Canfield, and not much was happening for the Cardinals early ...

Scoreboard

Football OHSAA COMPUTER RATINGS Top eight schools from each region in the final report on Nov. 3 will qualify for the playoffs. Division I ¯ Region 1 - 1. Mentor (7-0) 23.5571, 2. Lakewood St. Edward (6-1) 21.2643, 3. Euclid (6-1) 18.741, 4. Canton McKinley (6-1) 18.6429, 5. Solon ...

Going down swinging

SALEM — The Girard Indians may not have had the season they wanted, but they didn’t go down without a fight in Monday’s night first-round sectional girls soccer game in the Niles Division II District tournament. Both the Indians and Salem Quakers seemed stolid through much of the match ...

Lights out for WGH

HOWLAND — About the only thing stopping the Howland Tigers girl’s soccer team from advancing in a Division I sectional semifinal was their own facilities. Leading 2-0 against the Warren G. Harding Raiders with 10:12 left to play, half the lights went out at Richard Lombardo ...

Scoreboard

VOLLEYBALL SPRINGFIELD 3, LEETONIA 0 Division IV sectional first round Springfield (19-4) 25 25 25 Leetonia 5 10 2 ¯ LEADING SERVERS: S - Carly Stitzel 24; L - Hailie Hamilton 1 ¯ ACES: S – Stitzel 11; L - Elyssa Jones 1 ¯ ASSISTS: S – Lauren Ranelli 23; L - Jones ...

Opponent’s heady play helped beat Brookfield

On a night when Columbiana wide receiver Chase Franken became the school’s all-time leading receiver with 2,066 yards, it was the six yards which he didn’t tack onto his total that earned the most praise from his coach. Columbiana defeated Brookfield on Friday, 24-23, to lift its record ...

Brookfield golfers finish 4th in 4th trip to state

The Brookfield High School boys golf team marked its fourth-consecutive appearance in the Division III state tournament by placing fourth after Saturday’s second and final round on the Ohio State University Scarlet Course in Columbus. The Warriors shot a 346 Saturday to total a 669 to ...

Valley Christian accepted into EOAC

LISBON — The Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference will be back to eight teams soon. Superintendents representing the seven current members voted 6-1 at Lisbon’s War Memorial Stadium Friday to add Valley Christian beginning with the 2020-21 school year. “I’ve been AD now 12 years and ...

Lakeview, South Range boys win titles at Sim Earich Meet

BAZETTA — Lakeview and South Range boys cross country teams captured team titles at Saturday’s Sim Earich Meet at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Nate Charnas won the Division I & II boys title in a time of 16:48.39 to lead the Bulldogs, who had 37 points. Lakeview’s Caleb Carson ...

Scoreboard

Football SATURDAY SCORES ¯ University School 22, Chaney 13 ¯ Akr. Buchtel 34, Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 20 ¯ Akr. Hoban 49, Mentor Lake Cath. 6 ¯ Cadiz Harrison Cent. 21, Steubenville Cath. Cent. 7 ¯ Cin. College Prep. 44, Cin. Country Day 7 ¯ Cin. N. College Hill 48, Cin. Clark ...