YSU falters late to IUPUI in 76-68 OT loss

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YOUNGSTOWN — The opportunity was there, just not the finish. Holding an eight-point lead with under a minute to play, Youngstown State had preseason Horizon League favorite IUPUI on the ropes. But a furious Jaguar rally, capped by a corner 3-pointer from Anna Mortag with 6 seconds left, ...

Girard showcases scoring in 67-35 win over Mathews

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GIRARD — The Girard Indians have a number of weapons on their roster this season and they showcased them Saturday afternoon at home against Mathews. Four players scored in double figures and the Indians came back from an early deficit to crush the Mustangs 67-35. “We rotated in nine ...

Liddell scores 19, Ohio State tops Penn State

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 19 points and No. 16 Ohio State defeated Penn State 61-56 Sunday. Ohio State (11-4, 5-2 Big Ten) won despite shooting just 38.6% overall and going the final 5:07 without a basket. “I didn’t think that Penn State would go away,” Ohio State ...

Ogoro’s 3-pointer lifts YSU past Wright State

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YOUNGSTOWN — Down but never out, Youngstown State finally managed to find a way to come out on top. Tied at 86 with Wright State, Dwayne Cohill allowed the clock to tick to about 10 seconds before driving the lane and kicking to Shemar Rathan-Mayes. He followed by kicking it to the corner ...

Mahomes leads Chiefs to 42-21 wild-card romp over Steelers

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 404 yards and five touchdowns, Travis Kelce caught a TD pass and threw another one, and the Kansas City Chiefs sent Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger into his anticipated retirement with a 42-21 blowout of the Steelers in the wild-card ...

Dota named Boardman football coach

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BOARDMAN — After a few years away from being a head coach, D.J. Dota says he’s feeling rejuvenated. He’ll bring that energy and refreshed mindset to Boardman, where he was named head coach of the Spartans on a chilly Saturday morning at the 50 yard line of Spartan Stadium, where many ...