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Mooney beats Irish, wins SVC title

High School Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — Cardinal Mooney vs. Ursuline is always a big game. Wednesday’s girls basketball game between the two schools had even more at stake. Cardinal Mooney seized control of the game from the opening quarter and clinched the Steel Valley Conference title with a 66-36 victory over ...

Browns GM candidate gets second interview

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CLEVELAND (AP) — New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski isn’t campaigning to bring a former close colleague and friend to Cleveland. At least not publicly, Looking for a general manager to pair with Stefanski, the Browns interviewed Vikings assistant general manager George Paton for the ...

JFK’s Condoleon scores 41; Harding tops Boardman

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¯ KENNEDY 69, CHALKER 58: WARREN — Caitlyn Condoleon broke her own school record for points in a game with 41, as the host Eagles defeated the Wildcats in a non-league contest. She set the previous scoring mark of 39 as a sophomore against Cleveland Central Catholic. Condoleon also ...

Jackets earn 6th straight win

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COLUMBUS — Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 27 shots, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Bjorkstand broke the tie with a top-shelf shot over the shoulder of Winnipeg goalie Laurent Brossoit with ...

Prep scoreboard

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Boys basketball HEARTLAND 55, BADGER 37 ¯ HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN: Cade Roth 4 1-3 12, Joey Donofrio 5 4-5 14, Ronnie Matthews 2 2-2 6, Steven Baker 6 1-2 16, Fernando Meyer 1 0-0 3, Becket Richards 1 0-0 3, Stephen Barnes 0 1-2 1. Totals: FG 19; FT 9-14. ¯ BADGER (4-11): Logan Lendak 6 ...

Send statistics next week

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The Tribune Chronicle and Vindicator will begin publishing high school basketball statistical leaders beginning next week. The weekly feature will be printed in Thursday and Friday editions and will include statistics through the previous Saturday. Coaches and-or statisticians should send in ...

Battle of D-IV powers

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McDONALD — Small schools, big game. The area’s top two Division IV boys basketball teams locked horns when Bristol visited McDonald on Tuesday. The Panthers jumped out to a big lead before the Blue Devils came storming back for a 83-71 victory behind a total team effort. “It was a ...

Browns’ Beckham recovering from surgery on core muscle

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is expected to make a full recovery following surgery on a core muscle injury that limited the star wide receiver during his first season with the Browns. Beckham had the operation Tuesday to repair a sports hernia that curtailed his speed and production ...

Newton Falls holds off Golden Flashes

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CHAMPION — With Champion leading Newton Falls by one and just over 2 minutes remaining in their boys basketball game Tuesday night, Josh Honeycutt and Joey Kline made the key plays as the Tigers fended off the gritty hosts, 63-56. Honeycutt made a steal and passed to Kline for a layup to ...

NCAA: Coombs returns to Ohio State

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COLUMBUS — Kerry Coombs is returning to the Ohio State coaching staff, this time as defensive coordinator. Coombs spent 2012-2017 on the Ohio State staff as cornerbacks coach and has spent the past two seasons in the NFL as cornerbacks coach for the Tennessee Titans. Coombs moves into the ...

JFK rallies to beat East

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YOUNGSTOWN — One minute. One minute. That’s how much the John F. Kennedy Eagles led in the their matchup against the East Golden Bears on Tuesday night. All the Eagles needed was the final 60 seconds of regulation as they methodically clawed their way back from a double-figure deficit ...

NHL: Penguins blanked by Flyers

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PHILADELPHIA — Brian Elliott made 19 saves, Jakub Voracek and James van Riemsdyk scored, and Philadelphia beat Pittsburgh. It was Elliott’s first shutout of the season and 39th of his career. Justin Braun added an empty-netter for the Flyers, playing their eighth game in 15 days. They ...

Boardman proves too much for WGH

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BOARDMAN — A lot of coaches say adversity can help build a team’s character. Last Sunday, the undefeated Boardman Spartans got a taste of adversity when Green High School walked away with a five-point victory over the Spartans for their first loss of the season. Boardman didn’t have ...

Mathews girls hold off Lordstown

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MATHEWS 54, LORDSTOWN 28: VIENNA — The Mustangs held Lordstown to single-figures in the first half on their way to a big win on Tuesday. Ashley Deans led Mathews (7-8, 7-3 Northeastern Athletic Conference) with 13 points and Brook Bauer scored 10. Deans brought down seven rebounds. Bella ...

Prep scoreboard

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Boys basketball TUESDAY’S SCORES ¯ Austintown Fitch 39, Carrollton 31 ¯ Boardman 61, Warren G. Harding 42 ¯ Canfield 74, Howland 48 ¯ Chaney 67, Copley 50 ¯ Salem 60, Niles 45 ¯ John F. Kennedy 72, East 69 ¯ Crestwood 71, Hubbard 59 ¯ Poland 59, Springfield 51 ¯ ...

LaBrae, Badger, Liberty, Brookfield notch wins

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¯ LaBRAE 68, MINERAL RIDGE 54: MINERAL RIDGE — Landen Kiser was one of four players to reach the double-figure mark for the Vikings in a win over Mineral Ridge. Kiser led the team with 16 points alone with Connor Meyer who had 13 points, Tre’Von Drake scored 12 and Aidan Stephens added ...

Unexpected surge

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GARRETTSVILLE — Both high school girls basketball coaches expected and anticipated there would be runs when Bristol played a non-league contest at Garfield on Monday night. The G-Men and Panthers play a similar brand of basketball, with full-court defensive pressure being at the forefront ...

Browns interview Vikings’ Paton

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CLEVELAND — The Browns could be turning a little more purple. After hiring former Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski as its coach, Cleveland interviewed Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton for its GM opening this past weekend, a person familiar with the team’s ...

Indians cruise past Badger

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¯ GIRARD 48, BADGER 28: VERNON — Emily Fitzgerald scored 13 of her game-high 16 points in the second and third quarters as the Indians pulled away from the Braves. Girard (9-7) outscored Badger (6-6) 28-9 in the second and third quarters. Sieasia Triplett added 12 points, while Marissa ...

Phantoms assistant says team set for stretch run

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BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The Youngstown Phantoms are currently in the middle of a six-game homestand and with a 2-1 overall mark, anxiously awaiting the start of this weekend’s three-game series with the Green Bay Gamblers and the team directly in front of them in the United State Hockey ...