Indians go down

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GIRARD — The Northeast-8 Conference title still runs through South Range. With both teams coming in undefeated, Girard looked like a challenger for the conference crown. But the Raiders made an emphatic statement Friday night about who remains the top dog in the league, using stout defense ...

Garfield runs rampant over Champion, 54-14

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CHAMPION — Although the home sellout crowd provided a buzz for the annual black-light halftime show by the Champion High School marching band, visiting Garfield turned the lights off on the Golden Flashes’ football squad prior to halftime. The G-Men raided Champion without a search ...

Harding falls to SVSM, 27-12

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WARREN — It was another night of missed chances for Warren G. Harding. The Raiders managed to force three turnovers against visiting Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary on Friday night at Mollenkopf Stadium, but Harding couldn’t parlay those takeaways into offense in a 27-12 loss to the Fighting ...

Massillon tops Fitch in primetime tilt

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MASSILLON — For what it was, the duel between the Austintown Fitch and Massillon Washington ended up being the type of battle that one would expect from two of the best Division II teams in the state. When the clocks on the sizeable south end scoreboard displayed nothing but zeros, the ...

Brookfield steamrolls Crestview, 53-6

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BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Warriors have been dismantling their opponents since they dropped a tough opening week matchup against Ursuline. Friday night, when the Warriors hosted Crestview, was more of the same as Brookfield dominated the Rebels 53-6. The Warriors are now riding a 5-game ...

Guardians close in on AL Central title after 6-3 win in Texas

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Naylor’s tying RBI double was among five consecutive hits for Cleveland in the sixth inning, rookie right-hander Cody Morris got his first big league victory, and the Guardians moved closer to the AL Central title with a 6-3 win over Texas on Friday night. With ...