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High School Sports

Still flying high

For the first time in program history, the John F. Kennedy baseball team was the last team standing at the end of the season after beating Van Wert Lincolnview 4-0 in the Division IV state final Sunday at Canal Park in Akron. With one state championship in the book and a young roster ...

Finishing careers

YOUNGSTOWN — With the sun setting Monday at Youngstown State, Maris Barbato of Ursuline looked out at the field situated at the corner of Ford and Grant Street, hands on her hips. She gazed across her home turf one final time. “It (high school) has gone by so quick,” she said following ...

JFK wins state title

AKRON — Coming into the 2021 season, Kennedy’s baseball team had plenty of question marks. On Sunday, the Eagles changed those question marks into exclamation points. With six freshmen, only four returning letterwinners, 11 players and no 2020 season, the current season could have gone ...

One more game

AKRON — For the second time this school year, a John F. Kennedy program has battled all the way to the state final. The baseball incarnation of the Eagles put up three runs in the bottom of the third and held off Fort Loramie to win 3-2 in a Division IV state semifinal on Saturday at Canal ...

Softball senior all-stars play Monday

The 2021 Bill Sferra Fastpitch Classic is scheduled Monday at the Youngstown State softball complex. The doubleheader (7 innings each game) is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. The Mahoning County senior all-stars will be coached by Steve Ward of Fitch and his staff. The Trumbull team will be ...

All-Conference honors

Boys tennis ALL-AMERICAN CONFERENCE ¯ Player of the Year: Anthony Payiavlas, Harding, Jr First team Singles Alexander Bakeris Howland So Singles Ryan Klika Canfield Jr Singles Ryder Kreps Boardman Jr Singles Carter Mascola Boardman Jr Singles Anthony Payiavlas Harding Jr Doubles Jimmy ...