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Reds down Guardians 4-2 for 2-game sweep

CLEVELAND — Tyler Naquin wasn’t aware there was an award given to the most outstanding player in the Ohio Cup until it was handed to him. “I’ll take all the trophies I can get,” he said, smiling. Naquin homered in the fifth inning, scored on Kyle Farmer’s go-ahead single in the ...

World of Outlaws tour coming to Sharon Speedway

The World of Outlaws national tour — “The Greatest show on dirt” — will return to Sharon Speedway three big nights in one week. The biggest back-to-back weekend show in the speedway’s history. The Sprint cars will return Saturday May 21st. for a $10,000 to win. Last year in one of ...

Won…not done: Fitch tops Green, 6-5, to capture district title

AUSTINTOWN — While Austintown Fitch has dealt with its own share of adversity off the field throughout the season, the team hasn’t faced much adversity on the field in about a month. In their nine-game winning streak leading into Wednesday’s Division I Austintown district final, the ...

Youngstown State’s Garrett Covington to return for 6th season

YOUNGSTOWN — Garrett Covington will return to Youngstown State for his sixth season with the program, head coach Jerrod Calhoun said Thursday. Covington was part of Calhoun’s original recruiting class, and began with the Penguins in the 2017-18 season. He had entered the transfer portal ...

Mathews wins second-straight district title

VERNON — Almost a year to the day of last year’s district finals victory, the Mathews Mustangs did it once again. The same two teams, but a new location, the Mustangs took down Brookfield 8-2, to win their second-straight district crown. Despite a roster of mostly newcomers, including a ...

Beidelschies’ no-no leads Canfield to 10-0 win over Poland

CANFIELD — Between hitting the road to face off against some out of state competition, the less than ideal weather, and just the weird circumstances that came to be, Canfield’s home field advantage has essentially been non-existent this season. Wednesday evening, the Cardinals welcomed ...