Coach Ben Howlett was wrapping up his recruiting class for this current season. He and the rest of the West Liberty University men’s basketball staff were starting to take a look at the class of 2020.
An email from a McDonald High School boys basketball coach came through Howlett’s inbox. ...
¯ SEEDING: 1. Green, 2. Canton McKinley, 3. Boardman, 4. Canton GlenOak, 5. North Canton Hoover, 6. Wooster, 7. Massillon, 8. Massillon Perry, 9. Dover, 10. Massillon Jackson, 11. Alliance, 12. Uniontown Lake, 13. Austintown Fitch.
Sectional first ...
DIVISION I DISTRICT
Boys - Sunday
At Stonehedge Lanes, Akron
¯ TEAM SCORING (top 6 to advance state): 1. Kent Roosevelt 4274, 2. Mentor 4213, 3. Berea-Midpark 4210, 4. Nordonia 4130, 5. Perry 4089, 6. Tallmadge 4072, 7. Canton McKinley 4071, 8. Medina 3965, 9. Akron Springfield ...
BRISTOLVILLE — The Division IV sectional bracket final went as expected for Bristol High School girls basketball coach John King, as the fourth-seeded Panthers defeated fifth-seeded John F. Kennedy, 64-24, on Saturday.
In earning their ticket to a district semifinal Wednesday at Grand ...
LEAVITTSBURG — There are offensive struggles and there are defensive struggles.
Saturday afternoon’s Division III girls sectional bracket final featured a little of both, as neither LaBrae nor Pymatuning Valley shot the ball well (a combined 27-of-87), but each had runs and moments ...
NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls girls basketball team won a Division IV sectional bracket final, 60-33, against Leetonia on Saturday. The victory propels the Tigers into the District semifinals at Mineral Ridge, where they will meet Western Reserve on Wednesday at 6.
“I thought we were a ...
¯ CHAMPION 44, MINERAL RIDGE 27: CHAMPION — Top-seeded Champion overcame a sluggish start and used balanced scoring to down the eighth-seeded Rams in a Division III sectional bracket final.
The Golden Flashes improved to 19-4 and will play fourth-seeded LaBrae in a district semifinal at ...
COLUMBIANA — The Colum-biana Clippers made a crucial attitude adjustment this past week. Having a week off allowed them to refocus following a disappointing three-game losing streak to end the regular season.
“It was actually nice not to have a game,” Clippers coach David Crismon said. ...
≤ Wellsville 89, East Palestine 56
≤ Western Reserve Academy 76, Bristol 65
¯ Ashland Mapleton 42, Mansfield St. Peter’s 40
¯ Cle. St. Ignatius 60, Tol. St. John’s 37
¯ Cols. Cristo Rey 56, Mansfield Temple ...
NEW MIDDLETOWN — Friday night’s non-league game between LaBrae and host Springfield had a lot of buildup.
Both teams are seeded second in their respective Division III district tournaments — the Tigers in the Salem District and the Vikings in the Warren District.
Springfield entered ...
NILES — A season which was mostly void of wins had Niles McKinley High School basketball coach Doug Foster searching for a silver lining during the final week of the regular season.
Foster may have found what he was looking for with a pair of victories over neighboring schools.
The Red ...
¯ BRISTOL 87, NEWBURY 29: BRISTOLVILLE — Bristol won the Northeastern Athletic Conference title with a dominant victory over the Black Knights.
Matt Church recorded a double-double in the victory, with a game-high 24 points to go along with 10 rebounds. He was one of four players to score ...
CANTON — Howland junior Jared Mindek placed third in the Division II boys 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 56.31 seconds on Saturday at the state swim meet at the C.T. Branin Natatorium.
Mindek finished fifth in that event last season.
“I’m thrilled,” Mindek said. “I’m just ...
WARREN — Upset avoided.
Warren G. Harding junior Faith Burch fell face first to the floor after pulling down her 16th rebound of the contest. Raiders coach Frank Caputo called time out with Harding up four with 4 minutes left in regulation of a Division I sectional bracket final against ...
The Warren G. Harding boys bowling team got a close-up look at the competition last Sunday in the Division I sectional at Roseland Lanes in Bedford.
The Raiders were runners-up (3,849) in the sectional tournament and are the lone area boys team competing in the district event, which is ...
CANTON — Howland junior Jared Mindek and West Branch senior Jamyson Robb are in line for 100-yard breaststroke state championships in Division II after Thursday’s state preliminaries at the state swim meet at the C.T. Branin Natatorium.
Robb, who is committed to Liberty University, broke ...
¯ Pymatuning Valley 73, Maplewood 40
Division III tournaments
¯ Anna 71, N. Lewisburg Triad 28
¯ Day. Christian 40, Jamestown Greeneview 38
Division IV tournaments
¯ Cols. Grandview Hts. 72, Danville 32
¯ Newark ...
VIENNA — After splitting their two matchups in the regular season, where this Division IV sectional first-round game between Mathews and Badger was headed was anyone’s guess.
Eight and nine seeds, it was essentially flip a coin and see where it lands.
Despite outscoring Badger 31-30 ...