Ursuline snaps losing streak

Local Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — Through the first five weeks of the season, the Ursuline Fighting Irish were rolling, averaging 47.4 points a game en route to a 4-1 record. A cancellation against Chaney derailed the Irish as they dropped their next two games losing by more than three possessions in ...

The Ohio River is a diamond in the rough

Sport columns

The day is never fresher than the hour after sunrise, especially when the wind is in your hair and the breeze is in your face. So began another fishing day last week. Miles of glass-smooth Ohio River stretched in front of me as I pushed the Mercury in gear and mashed the Hot Foot throttle. ...

Valley Christian blanks Wellsville

High School Sports

CAMPBELL — It wasn’t pretty, but the Valley Christian Eagles bounced back from a tough loss to Southern Local last week with a 19-0 victory over the Wellsville Tigers at John Knapick Field Saturday night. With both the Tigers and Eagles out of the league title hopes, the game took the ...

Blue Jackets sneak past Kraken, 2-1

Local Sports

COLUMBUS — Patrick Laine scored at 2:16 of overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1, come-from-behind win over the expansion Seattle Kraken on Saturday night. Eric Robinson scored, and Elvis Merzlikins stopped 19 shots for his second win for the Blue Jackets, who are off to a 2-0-0 ...

Harding holds on for 35-26 win despite allowing 409 total yards

Local Sports

YOUNGSTOWN —When all was said and done Friday night at Rayen Stadium, the stats tell a different story than what actually transpired on the field. The Chaney Cowboys racked up 409 yards of total offense with 24 first downs while holding the Warren G. Harding Raiders to 162 yards on offense ...