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High School Sports

Games of the week

Austintown Fitch (3-0) at Warren G. Harding (1-2) WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m. WHERE: Mollenkopf Stadium, Warren LAST MEETING: 2018, Harding won, 49-14 LAST WEEK: Fitch 49, GlenOak 27; Massillon 49, Harding 7 COACHES: Jon Elliot, Fitch; Steve Arnold, Harding ABOUT FITCH: The Falcons ...

Badger girls soccer overcomes Lordstown, 5-2

LORDSTOWN — Coaches often say that injuries should never be used as an excuse. Still, “what could have been” does come into play when your top player, Lordstown’s Lexie Ensign, who scored 32 goals last season and was named second-team All-State in Division III, is keeping stats ...

Boardman, Brookfield, McDonald boys capture league golf crowns

Boardman, Brookfield and McDonald won boys golf league titles on Wednesday, with the Warriors sending a message as postseason play nears. Brookfield shot a 320 at Youngstown Country Club to win the All-American Conference Blue Tier crown by 70 strokes over runner-up Champion. The Warriors ...

2019 area league standings

All-American Conference Independent Tier Team All games W-L Pts Opp Austintown Fitch 3-0 124 60 Canfield 2-1 97 54 Boardman 1-2 48 104 Harding 1-2 90 81 Howland 1-2 51 70 Friday ¯ Austintown Fitch at Warren G. Harding, 7 ≤ Howland at Boardman, 7 ≤ ...

Scoreboard

Volleyball POLAND 3, NILES 0 Poland 25 28 25 Niles 18 26 14 ¯ LEADING SERVERS: N – Jenna Melius 6. ¯ ACES: P – Maddie Wesson 3; N – Melius 1. ¯ ASSISTS: P – Wesson 25; N – Melius 20. ¯ KILLS: P – Morgan Kuchar 13; N – Taylor Shaner 12. ¯ BLOCKS: N – ...

Two of the best

HOWLAND — Tuesday night’s volleyball match between the Howland Tigers and Canfield Cardinals pitted two of the Valley’s better teams against each other in a rivalry match at Howland High School. The match was hard fought by both sides, but unbeaten Howland walked away with a 3-0 sweep ...

McDonald boys, Howland girls win

LORDSTOWN — Area distance athletes gathered at Lordstown High School Tuesday afternoon for the 2019 Trumbull County Cross Country Championships. The 5K run comes to a finish at Lordstown’s new sports complex — Veteran’s Memorial Stadium. Sixteen schools competed, but three stood ...

Fitch frustrates Boardman in 4-0 league win

BOARDMAN — Eleven shots on goal. Over twenty shots for the game. The opposition only had seven and the Boardman Spartans still fell to an opportunistic Austintown Fitch Falcon boys soccer team, 4-0, Tuesday night in All-American Conference Red Tier play. “You don’t know what to say to ...

Boardman teams sweep Mahoning County Meet

AUSTINTOWN — Frank Bero admits his teammate, Mitchel Dunham, stays a bit ahead of him on training runs in Mill Creek Park, along the sidewalks on Glenwood Avenue and throughout the grassy surfaces surrounding Boardman High School. Dunham kept the same pace ahead of his teammate as the two ...

Scoreboard

Football THIS WEEK’S GAMES Friday Non-conference ¯ Austintown Fitch (3-0) at Warren G. Harding (1-2), 7 ¯ Howland (1-2), at Boardman (1-2), 7 ¯ Canfield (2-1) at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (1-2), 7 ¯ Champion (2-1) at Windham (1-2), 7 ¯ Cardinal Mooney (2-1) at Akron SVSM ...

Difficult challenge

LEAVITTSBURG — The Springfield girls soccer team faced one of its toughest challenges of the year and embraced it, beating LaBrae 5-2 to remain undefeated. Heading into the game, the Vikings had been stellar defensively, allowing only four goals all season. “They’re one of the better ...

Bristol battles unbeaten Badger to the end

BRISTOLVILLE — Records can sometimes be deceiving. The Badger Braves volleyball team came in with a perfect record while the Bristol Panthers were sitting a game below .500. This should have been easy, right? Not so fast. Badger stayed undefeated, but it had to fight tooth and nail when ...

Mooney girls win Terlesky D-II title

POLAND — Cardinal Mooney and Canton GlenOak were the team winners and Hubbard’s Jackie Adler was Division II medalist Monday in the fourth annual Christine Terlesky Girls Golf Invitational at The Lake Club. GlenOak, led by Maddie Reemsnyder with a 72, won the Division I competition by 19 ...

Girard, Springfield lead locals in poll

COLUMBUS — The initial Associated Press Ohio Football Prep Poll was announced Monday, with several area teams earning accolades. The Girard Indians, last year’s state runner-up in Division IV, are ranked fourth in D-IV after a 3-0 start. Cincinnati Wyoming, which beat the Indians in the ...

Scoreboard

Football Associated Press poll (First-place votes in parentheses) DIVISION I 1, Mentor (10) 3-0 146 2, Cin. St. Xavier (2) 3-0 113 3, Pickerington Central (2) 3-0 108 4, Cin. Elder (3) 3-0 85 5, Dublin Coffman 3-0 78 6, Lakewood St. Edward 2-1 65 7, Hilliard ...

Champion takes two days to complete its second victory

Champion was leading its game at Pymatuning Valley 28-12 Friday when inclement weather stopped play with five minutes left in the third quarter. The decision was made to have the two teams return to the playing field at noon on Saturday to resume the contest. After returning to Champion at ...

Lakers coach reaches milestone, looks to tourney

Jeff Compan recently reached his second coaching milestone of the year. The 17th-year boys golf coach at Pymatuning Valley earned his 200th career victory on Sept. 9 when the Lakers defeated Maplewood 174-181 at Andover Golf Course. Compan surpassed 300 career wins as the Lakers’ girls ...

Girard shows JFK, others it remains a potent team

WARREN — Mark who? Okay, perhaps it’s a bit of a stretch to suggest Girard High football fans are ever going to forget the exploits of Mark Waid. The All-Ohio quarterback now at Youngstown State University led the Indians to the Division IV state title game last December while setting ...

McDonald runners solid at Boardman Invitational

BOARDMAN — Runners toe the white chalked line on the grassy area, only feet away from a sidewalk. The massive line of young distance runners converge as they funnel toward the Boardman High School football stadium in the distance. There, they turn left and around the baseball field as the ...

Scoreboard

Football SATURDAY’S SCORES Area scores ¯ Girard 41, John F. Kennedy 14 ¯ Champion 34, Pymatuning Valley 14 ¯ Cardinal Mooney 48, Carrick, Pa. 0 ¯ Valley Christian 28, Lisbon, OT ¯ Painesville Harvey 34, Grand Valley 6 Around Ohio ¯ Ada 45, McGuffey Upper Scioto Valley ...