Penguins falter in close loss

YSU Sports

MACOMB, Ill. — Two late interceptions helped Western Illinois rally past Youngstown State and earn its first win of the season, 27-24, in a Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup on Saturday. The Penguins (1-5, 1-5) held a 24-19 lead early in the fourth quarter when quarterback Mark ...

Saturday highlights

High School Sports

BASEBALL ≤ Lakeview’s Evan Pirtz had two doubles and three RBIs to help the Bulldogs hold off a late Liberty rally and win, 12-9. Cal Rinck also drove in three and added two hits, while Nick DeMonica picked up the win, not allowing a run over two innings. ≤ Matt Kozak had two hits and ...

Cubs’ Arrieta stops Pirates in 5-1 decision

Local Sports

CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings in a triumphant return to the Cubs, Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward homered, and Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday afternoon. Arrieta (1-0) got a warm reception prior to the game, then gave up just one run and six hits. The ...

Victory drought in Miami continues for Cavs

Local Sports

MIAMI — Duncan Robinson scored 18 points on 6-for-9 shooting on 3-pointers and the Miami Heat continued their home dominance over the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 1105-101 victory Saturday night. Bam Adebayo finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds, Trevor Ariza scored 15 points and Jimmy ...

College commitments

Local Sports

Area student-athletes who have signed commitments during the winter/spring signing periods to attend school and play their particular sport at the collegiate level (includes commitments that have been reported to the Vindicator/Tribune Chronicle): Student-athlete High ...

All-conference honors

High School Sports

Boys basketball STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE First team Jonathan Clay East Cam Lawrence Chaney Terrance Pankey Ursuline Michael Pelini Mooney Sharrod Taylor Chaney Second team Ramir Bledsoe East Thomas Fire Mooney Quincy Jones Chaney Brady Shannon Ursuline Clive ...