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High School Sports

Rasile’s 50 points lead Devils

STRUTHERS — Once again, the McDonald Blue Devils are Division IV District basketball champions. The Devils defeated Southern Local, 72-59, on Friday at Struthers Fieldhouse, giving both McDonald’s boys and girls teams a district title in 2020. Even though feeling a bit under the weather, ...

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Boys basketball FRIDAY’S SCORES Area games Div. III district final at Harding ¯ LaBrae 55, Garfield 47 Div. III district final at Salem ¯ Waterloo 60, Springfield 47 Div. IV district final at Grand Valley ¯ John F. Kennedy 61, Bristol 47 Div. IV district final at ...

Late push falls short

BOARDMAN — A wildly entertaining Division II District semifinal saw Struthers advance past Ursuline, 59-55, in front of a jam-packed Boardman High School gymnasium on Thursday. “I have mixed emotions about it,” Struthers coach Michael Wernicki said. “Obviously, I’m happy for my guys ...

Laker quartet has eye on state

ANDOVER — It wasn’t easy for Pymatuning Valley wrestling coach Dave Miller to explain the strange style of wrestling used by senior Kenny Crouch. That’s just the way they like it. “His wrestling style is, how did someone put it to me one time: It’s controlled chaos,” Miller ...

McDonald comes up just short in regional

MASSILLON — Making its first regional appearance since 2008, the McDonald High School girls basketball team was looking for more Thursday night in its Division IV semifinal against New Washington Buckeye Central. The Blue Devils put up a strong second half but eventually fell to the ...

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Boys basketball THURSDAY’S SCORES Area games Div. I district semi at Canton Civic Ctr. ¯ Canton McKinley 59, Boardman 47 Div. II district semi at Boardman ¯ Struthers 59, Ursuline 55 Around Ohio Division I tournaments ¯ Cle. Rhodes 50, Cle. St. Ignatius 48 ¯ Lakewood ...

Harding clobbered in district semifinal

TWINSBURG — Unlike their tournament opener last week when the Warren G. Harding Raiders overcame a sluggish first quarter to beat Hudson, Harding on Wednesday night dug a hole it could never get out of in a 77-39 loss to Shaker Heights in a Division I district semifinal. “We’ve been ...

Stopped in semi

CUYAHOGA FALLS — The South Range girls basketball team played lock-down team defense in the second half of its Division III regional semifinal Wednesday night against Champion to pull away from the Golden Flashes and advance to Saturday’s regional final against Elyria Catholic. The ...

Chalker’s wrestler excels as freshman

Landen Duncan is the only kid on his school’s wrestling team. His father, Bobby, is his coach, and he never wrestled a day in his life. Landen usually travels close to an hour for practice. His “teammates” are from Aurora and Western Reserve Academy, and he rarely — if ever — sees ...

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Boys basketball WEDNESDAY’S SCORES Area games Div. I district semi at Twinsburg ¯ Shaker Heights 77, Warren G. Harding 39 Div. II district semis at Boardman ¯ Chaney 69, Canfield 35 Around Ohio Division I tournaments ≤ Lakewood St. Edward 73, N. Royalton 46 ¯ Lorain ...

Boys districts

DIVISION I Canton District ¯ 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 ...

Girls regionals

Subject to Change Division I Region 1 – Canton ¯ Eastlake North 60, Rocky River Magnificat 34 ¯ Canton GlenOak 45, Stow-Munroe Falls 33 ¯ Regional Final: Eastlake North vs. Canton GlenOak at Canton Civic Center, Friday, 7:30 p.m. Region 2 – Norwalk ¯ Perrysburg 35, Akron ...

Vikings silence Falls

WARREN — While the time change won’t take place until the wee hours Sunday morning as the clocks spring forward one hour, the LaBrae and Newton Falls high school boys basketball teams turned the clock back decades Tuesday in their Division III district semifinal at Warren G. ...

Kennedy heads to Orwell District title game

ORWELL — It wasn’t a 16-point first-quarter eruption this time around for the John F. Kennedy Eagles against the Andrews Osborne Phoenix. Though like that game back on Jan. 30 the Eagles built out a big lead, this time it was in the third quarter and they had to hold on again to advance ...

Harding, Ursuline highlight boys tilts

The Canfield boys basketball team last week added another page to its rivalry with Poland, and the Cardinals hope to do something similar tonight when they face the Chaney Cowboys in a Division II district semifinal at Boardman High School. Game time is 7 p.m. In the other D-II semifinal, on ...

Prep scoreboard

Prep scoreboard Boys basketball Div. III district semi at Harding ¯ LaBrae 34, Newton Falls 17 Div. III district semi at Salem ¯ Springfield 70, Columbiana 41 Div. IV district semi at Grand Valley ¯ John F. Kennedy 67, Andrews Osborne Academy 59 Div. IV district semi at ...

Boys basketball brackets

DIVISION I Canton District ¯ 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 ...

Sweet revenge

ORWELL — The Bristol boys basketball team had one blemish on its league record during the regular season, a three-point overtime loss to Windham in February. For the last month, the Panthers have been eagerly awaiting another shot, and they made the most of the opportunity Monday night, ...

Top seed Garfield dims Flashes

WARREN — Champion coach Nathan Kish couldn’t have asked for a better start than the one his Golden Flashes produced in the opening quarter. But difficulties in the second and fourth quarters did in Champion in a Division III district semifinal against the Garfield G-Men at Warren G. ...

It wasn’t easy

STRUTHERS — Most coaches will say that beating a team a third time is never easy. Going into Monday night’s Division IV Struthers District semifinal, it looked like first-seeded McDonald was the favorite against fifth-seeded Lowellville, a team they scored 91 points against on two ...