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High School Sports

Sylak leads area golfers at state

SUNBURY — Mineral Ridge’s Jake Sylak finished tied for 15th to lead area golfers on the second and final day of the state golf tournament. Sylak, competing in Division III, carded a second-round 75 after an 84 on Day 1 for a 159 total at NorthStar Golf Course in Sunbury. He finished 13 ...

Raiders’ rout sets up rematch

WARREN — By the end of Friday night’s 38-6 win over Maple Heights in a Division II, Region 5 playoff game at Mollenkopf Stadium, the Warren G. Harding Raiders knew who they’d be playing next week in a regional quarterfinal. Harding, the seventh seed, will get a rematch with ...

Eagles fly past Lowellville

LIBERTY — An explosion of offense by John F. Kennedy in the second half propelled the Eagles to a 65-33 victory in a Division VII, Region 25 second-round playoff matchup with Lowellville on Friday night. The game was neck-and-neck for a while as the Kennedy defense adjusted to Rockets ...

Schadl, Devils close stadium with big win

McDONALD — Friday was the end of an era as the McDonald Blue Devils said goodbye to A.A. Burkey Memorial Stadium, a place they’ve called home since 1952. They sent it out in style as they outlasted the Jackson-Milton Blue Jays, 26-14, in a Division VII second-round playoff matchup. The ...

Falcons fly high after week of rest

AUSTINTOWN — Week 7 was an unusual one for the Austintown Fitch Falcons. Instead of playing, the undefeated Falcons had an unusual midseason bye, something more akin to what a professional or collegiate team would encounter. Friday night marked the beginning of Week 8, and Austintown ...

Newton Falls, Lakeview notch regular-season wins

¯ NEWTON FALLS 38, SEBRING 20: NEWTON FALLS — Nick and Carter Rapczak comined for 21 carries and 237 yards and three scores to lead the Tigers past the Trojans. Nick had 11 carries for 125 yards, while Carter had 10 carries for 112 yards and three scores. Newton Falls (1-4), which earned ...