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High School Sports

PV cuts short Mustang rally in volleyball

VIENNA — After losing two consecutive sets, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers were deadlocked at two sets a piece with fellow Northeastern Athletic Conference rivals, the Mathews Mustangs. The game came down to the wire until Ashley Hall sent a ball over the net for the game-winning point, sealing ...

Flashes girls led by Luckett

CHAMPION — The Golden Flashes girls soccer team was victorious, 8-0, over Ashtabula Lakeside on a historic night in Champion. After shattering Champion’s single-season record of 30 goals last year with a 37-goal campaign, senior Madison Luckett broke the school record with her 76th career ...

Durst leads Bristol boys past Mathews

BRISTOLVILLE — After a slow start on Wednesday, the Bristol boys soccer team improved to 3-2 on the season with a 7-2 victory over Mathews. “I thought we came off a little slow early,” Bristol coach Craig Giesy said. “Once we got a rhythm, got a couple sub rotations in, I thought we ...

Pick six games of the week

Harding (1-2, 0-0) at Fitch (3-0, 0-0) WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m. WHERE: Falcon Stadium, Austintown LAST MEETING: 2017, Fitch, 35-20 LAST WEEK: Massillon 51, Harding 21; Fitch 16, Shaker Heights 6 COACHES: Steve Arnold, Harding; Phil Annarella, Fitch ABOUT HARDING: The Raiders had a ...

Area league standings

All-American Conference Gold Tier Team Conference All games W-L Pts Opp W-L Pts Opp Austintown Fitch 0-0 0 0 3-0 51 23 Boardman 0-0 0 0 2-1 64 40 Harding 0-0 0 0 1-2 75 79 Ash. Lakeside 0-0 0 0 1-2 66 64 Week 3 scores ¯ Massillon 51, Warren G. Harding 21 ¯ Massillon Jackson ...

Fire back in Dragons CC

Chris Acs. He’s a legendary figure in the area distance running community. The former Niles High School runner was an army of one in the late 1990s, eventually ending his career as state runner-up in Division I in 1999. This season, the Red Dragons don’t have that one superstar runner. ...

Brookfield boys, Champion girls win AAC golf championships

The Brookfield boys and Champion girls captured golf titles in the All-American Conference Blue Tier on Tuesday. Canfield swept the Red Tier titles. The boys competition was held at Trumbull Country Club and the girls played at Youngstown Country Club. Brookfield’s Conner Stevens shot a ...

Howland’s feeling chipper

WARREN — Sometimes things are out of reach. A well-placed chip shot can be the natural enemy of a goalkeeper. Howland’s girls soccer team found the benefit of a couple of those kicks during their 5-1 victory Monday at Warren G. Harding. Howland junior Ashley Chambers chipped a free kick ...

Howland girls, Niles boys win cross country races

CUYAHOGA FALLS — The Howland girls cross country team won its second invitational title this season as the Tigers took first in Saturday’s Pat Ritchie Cross Country Invitational. The Tigers won the meet held at Walsh Jesuit High School by holding off Hawken in the Division II-III race, ...

Fitch beats Shaker, improves to 3-0

¯ AUSTINTOWN FITCH 16, SHAKER HEIGHTS 6: SHAKER HEIGHTS — Austintown Fitch’s defense held the Raiders to just one touchdown late in the fourth quarter and improved to 3-0. The Falcons struck first with a 74-yard touchdown pass from Bobby Cavalier to Anthony Caulton in the first quarter. ...

More than just offense

CORTLAND — John Armeni just kind of nodded and smiled as he talked about his team’s offense. The LaBrae football coach has all kinds of options at his disposal when he’s deciding which play to call, and the ear-to-ear smile on his face after a 49-13 win over Lakeview on Friday showed ...

Massillon too much for Harding, 51-21

MASSILLON — Steve Arnold looked back at his Warren G. Harding team in the southwest corner of Paul Brown Tiger Stadium. The Raiders football head coach knew what this game meant. It’s history and plenty of it, plus some ugly moments between both teams. It was personal. The hostility may ...

Girard bounces back, wallops Kennedy, 47-0

GIRARD — The most prolific passer in the history of Trumbull County added to his impressive resume in a 47-0 victory over John F. Kennedy Friday night. Indians senior quarterback Mark Waid completed 20 of 22 passes for 414 yards and four touchdowns. He also ran for 32 yards and a score as ...

McDonald rolls on after offensive change

CHAMPION — The Wing-T offense has been synonymous with the McDonald football program over the years. Back when Dan Williams was a player, the Blue Devils ran a Wing-T offense, and he continued to deploy that system when he took over the program 19 years ago. Thus it was a big change when ...

Newton Falls gets 3rd win in a row

NEWTON FALLS — For the first time since 2009 the Newton Falls Tigers have started 3-0. The Tigers won 28-15 over the Mineral Ridge Rams Friday night after a big second-half performance from quarterback Ivan Howard. “It was a hard-fought game,” Tigers head coach Mike Gillespie said. ...

Howland drops 3rd straight; Hubbard rolls on

≤ PARMA PADUA 25, HOWLAND 14: HOWLAND — The Tigers slipped to 0-3 against the undefeated Bruins, staying in the game until Padua returned an interception for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Trailing 13-0 at halftime, the Tigers got on the board on a 75-yard pass from Jordan ...

Brookfield drills Cuyahoga Hts.; Liberty rips PV

¯ BROOKFIELD 46, CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS 17: BROOKFIELD — The Warriors got their season turned around in a hurry after starting 0-2, easily beating the perennial playoff contenders. Quarterback Haden Gibson threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Brookfield pulled away from the Redskins ...

Hubbard, Sinopoli get past Girard

HUBBARD — Lily Sinopoli’s quickness is noticed by her family and friends on the soccer field. Her nickname is Lightning Lily, and for good reason. With each team battling, the game was scoreless 12 minutes into the first half. Sinopoli scored the game’s only goal on a thunderous shot. ...

Pick six games of the week

Harding (1-1) at Massillon (2-0) WHEN: Friday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, Massillon LAST MEETING: 2017, Massillon won, 31-21 LAST WEEK: Harding 40, Cleveland Rhodes 0; Massillon 49, GlenOak 0 COACHES: Steve Arnold, Harding; Nate Moore, Massillon ABOUT HARDING: ...

Condoleon leads JFK past LaBrae, 6-2

LEAVITTSBURG — John F. Kennedy outpaced the Lady Vikings of LaBrae for the whole 80 minutes and put up six goals to take a 6-2 victory Tuesday night in girls soccer action. “We’ve been in a bit of a rut, so today’s game, and being able to score six goals, was huge for us,” Kennedy ...