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Browns could be missing several starters Sunday

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BEREA — The Browns came away from their blowout over the Jets badly bruised, and could be without several starters Sunday night against the Los Angeles Rams. The most notable injury is to linebacker and captain Christian Kirksey, who has a chest injury that could require surgery and ...

WGH to salute military tonight

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WARREN — Warren City School District is pleased to announce that tonight’s Austintown Fitch at Warren G. Harding football game will be a “Military Appreciation Game.” The game is the featured Air Force “Battle for the Bell Game” sponsored by the 311th Recruiting Squadron/ Bravo ...

Lordstown to host invitational

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The Lordstown Athletic Department is hosting the 20th annual Lordstown “Jean Ann Smith” Cross Country Invitational on Saturday at the Lordstown Village Park on state Route 45 in Lordstown. There will be 17 local schools competing: Badger, Western Reserve, Bristol, Brookfield, Cardinal, ...

Scoreboard

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Volleyball JEFFERSON 3, HUBBARD 1 Jefferson 18 26 25 25 Hubbard (2-8) 25 24 20 22 ¯ LEADING SERVERS: H – Bridgette Burrus 12, Karissa Fahndrich 11. ¯ ACES: H – Burrus 2, Fahndrich 2. ¯ ASSISTS: H – Burrus 18, Paige Reed 12. ¯ KILLS: H – Emily Filicky 8, Haley Croyle ...

Champion looks better in 2nd half against Falls

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CHAMPION — Jeremy Bryner and Shawn Varley both thought it looked ugly. Bryner for the whole game. Varley just for the first half. After a scoreless first half, Varley’s Champion boys soccer team scored a pair of goals to come away with a 2-0 victory over Bryner’s Newton Falls squad in ...

Tigers on turf

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HOWLAND — Sometimes it’s the one team that hiccups at the wrong time that ends up on the short end of the stick. Wednesday’s girls soccer match between Canfield and Howland proved just that, as the schools were locked in a defensive duel until the Cardinals took advantage of an ...

Puig has game-winning hit; Civale outstanding

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CLEVELAND — Yasiel Puig rounded first base, happily waiting for Francisco Lindor to jump into his arms. It was a moment he had been waiting for since joining the Indians on July 31. Puig delivered a bases-loaded single off the top of the right field wall with two outs in the 10th inning, ...

Fame induction set Oct. 27

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The 17th-annual Trumbull County Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet will be Oct. 27 at DiVieste’s Banquet Centre. Inductees include Steve Arnold (Harding football coach), Jeff Bayuk (Kennedy football coach), LeShun Daniels (former player at Ohio State and with Cleveland Browns), Sue Ruby ...

Dragons hold off Hubbard

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NILES — Father knows best. Or maybe his program is currently on a little better footing than his son’s program. The Niles girls soccer team held off visiting Hubbard, 2-1, on Wednesday at Bo Rein Stadium, as Red Dragons’ coach Scott MacMillan improved to 4-0 when coaching against his ...

Games of the week

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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 ...

Source: TE Njoku may need surgery for broken wrist

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BEREA — Browns tight end David Njoku got more banged up against the Jets than previously known. Along with a concussion, Njoku broke his right wrist while trying to brace himself in a scary fall and could need surgery, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on ...

Badger girls soccer overcomes Lordstown, 5-2

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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 ...

Did injury end Tribe tenure for Kipnis?

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CLEVELAND — A broken right wrist ended Jason Kipnis’ regular season. He hopes it didn’t also end his tenure with the Cleveland Indians. Kipnis has spent his entire professional career with the organization since being drafted in 2009, but the Indians are unlikely to pick up his $16.5 ...

Beckham feels league is picking on him

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BEREA — Odell Beckham Jr. feels the NFL is unfairly watching him. And speaking of watches, football’s fashion plate has another new one. Beckham said Wednesday that he believes the league is holding him to a different standard than other players, pointing to Monday night’s game ...

2019 area league standings

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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 ≤ ...

Buckeyes preparing for another tuneup game

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COLUMBUS — No. 6 Ohio State knows the games are going to get harder eventually, but so far everything has just seemed, well, so easy. They haven’t played mistake-free football but avoided any big ones in overwhelming FAU, Cincinnati and Indiana by a combined 138-31. Granted, they were ...

Scoreboard

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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 – ...

Fitzpatrick ready to contribute for Steelers

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PITTSBURGH — Minkah Fitzpatrick walked into the locker room fresh off the first practice of the rest of his football life, noticed the semi-circle of cameras and microphones running three deep around his locker and took a step back while his new teammates roared in laughter. How quickly ...