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GIRLS BASKETBALL LaBRAE 67, CAMPBELL 27: LEAVITTSBURG — The Vikings used balanced scoring and a double-double from senior Jenna Reppart to pull away from visiting Campbell in the MVAC-Scarlet Tier opener for both schools. Reppart had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Laura McCoy led the ...

Wave of emotion

NORTH JACKSON — Heavy hearts, a big comeback and a game-winning shot. The Jackson-Milton boys basketball team rode a wave of emotions Wednesday it hosted Southeast. Before tip-off, the Blue Jays’ fans held a moment of silence for the passing of a member of their family. Midway through ...

Defense lifts Irish past South Range

YOUNGSTOWN — The Ursuline Irish have missed 16 practices because of the COVID-19 pandemic. For Ursuline coach Keith Gunther, he doesn’t expect his team to be great right now. He expects them to be great defensively and just progressing as they move into the end of January and ...

Fitch girls, GV boys victorious

Girls basketball ¯ FITCH 50, STRUTHERS 42: AUSTINTOWN — Zayda Creque scored 27 points for the Falcons as Fitch picks up their first win of the season over Struthers. The Falcons outscored Struthers 19-5 in the first quarter and the Wildcats returned the favor in the second, outscoring ...

LaBrae, McDonald boys teams get off to quick starts

BOYS BASKETBALL ¯ LABRAE 64, MINERAL RIDGE 47: LEAVITTSBURG — LaBrae put together a 21-10 fourth quarter to win in the opener for both teams. Trumbull County schools were not permitted to practice from Nov. 22 to Dec. 22 and all games in that period were postponed or canceled. Connor ...

Fitch loses high-scoring game against Alliance

AUSTINTOWN — For the love of the game. Enjoying the moment, even in a loss, can be a valuable lesson for a high school basketball team as they navigate through a season. The Austintown Fitch Falcons (1-5) learned that lesson the hard way after they let a 10-point third quarter lead slip ...