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Indians confident Lindor begins season with team

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CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor’s status with the Indians has been slightly upgraded. Team president Chris Antonetti said Wednesday he’s more confident the All-Star shortstop will be in Cleveland’s lineup to start the season after the Indians didn’t receive a trade proposal to their ...

Howland, Garfield notch victories

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¯ HOWLAND 51, FITCH 37: HOWLAND — Coutney Clark had six of her 16 points in the third quarter to lead the Tigers past the Falcons in this All-American Conference, Red Tier game. She added nine rebounds, one short of a double-double. Howland (7-5, 1-1 AAC Red) outscored Fitch (4-6) 16-9 in ...

PREP: WGH football banquet Jan. 23

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The Warren G. Harding football banquet is Thursday, Jan. 23 at Dilucia’s Banquet Hall at 2610 Elm Road in Warren. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the program starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. Call Dawn Harper in the athletic office at 330-841-2316. You can purchase tickets at ...

Scoreboard

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Scoreboard Boys basketball OVERALL RECORDS Through Jan. 7 Division I Boardman 7-0 Harding 8-4 Fitch 5-4 Division ...

LOCAL: Umpiring classes upcoming

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The deadline is Friday to register for baseball/softball umpiring classes conducted by the Trumbull Interscholastic Umpires Association. The classes will be held Wednesdays, Jan. 22 to March 4, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Trumbull Career & Technical Center. The final exam is scheduled ...

Prep scoreboard

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Prep scoreboard Girls basketball Area scores ¯ Howland 51, Austintown Fitch 37 ¯ Boardman 49, Massillon 28 ¯ Warren G. Harding 49, Canfield 38 ¯ Cardinal Mooney 59, Chaney 27 ¯ East 52, Valley Christian 17 ¯ West Branch 80, Alliance 18 ¯ Champion 56, Brookfield 32 ¯ ...

PV squeaks by Mathews

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VIENNA — In college sports, the Mid-American Conference provides its fans with “MACtion.” On Tuesday night, the Northeast Athletic Conference provided the packed Mathews gym with “NACtion” as Pymatuning Valley beat the Mustangs in a thrilling 79-78 contest. After the game, Lakers ...

Dollar thrills at YSU

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YOUNGSTOWN — Coach Jerrod Calhoun came to the portable table with a red cloth covering the surface, sat down in the team’s film room and started talking about the Youngstown State University men’s basketball upcoming matchup with Oakland (Mich.) University. The last four meetings have ...

WGH senior devours Canfield

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WARREN — After losing four consecutive games, the Warren G. Harding boys basketball team apparently got hungry for wins. On Tuesday night, the Raiders whet their appetite, “munching” up visiting Canfield 68-59 in the All-American Conference, Red Tier opener for both schools. Harding ...

Help wanted: Browns still seeking another coach

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CLEVELAND — The Browns are the only team looking for a coach. That should make finding one a little easier. With the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants completing coaching hires on Tuesday, Cleveland’s job vacancy will be the last NFL opening filled. It’s still unclear how quickly ...

Newton Falls pulls away from Crestview, 52-46

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NEW WATERFORD — It may not always be pretty, but the Newton Falls Tigers are finding ways to win ball games. Tuesday night, the Tigers narrowly escaped a determined and pesky Crestview Rebel ball team with a 52-46 win in a key AAC Blue Tier contest. “I was worried about this game ...

Love regrets outburst

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CLEVELAND — Kevin Love knows he should have better handled his recent frustrations. He was childish. “I wasn’t acting like a 31-year-old, I was acting like a 13-year-old,” Love said. “That was not me.” The Cavaliers star forward spoke openly and in depth Tuesday for the first ...

Windham hit 23 3s; Rasile moves up; Bristol wins

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\¯ WINDHAM 98, BADGER 65: VERNON — Windham sank an incredible 23 3-pointers in a dominant Northeastern Athletic Conference victory over the Braves. Seven different players hit 3-pointers for the Bombers (5-3), led by Colton Maiorca’s six. Tyler Wiley added five, Bert Jones, Mikilyen ...

Terps drop OSU

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 20 points, and No. 12 Maryland used an unyielding defensive performance to defeat 11th-ranked Ohio State 67-55 Tuesday night and remain unbeaten at home. Jalen Smith had 11 points and seven rebounds for the Terrapins (13-2, 3-1 Big Ten), who ...

NHL: Penguins, Blue Jackets win

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LAS VEGAS — Dominik Kahun had a goal and an assist, Tristan Jarry made 32 saves and Pittsburgh defeated Vegas 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Penguins have won three straight and six of seven on the road (6-1-0). Vegas had its season-best four-game win streak snapped. Evgeni Malkin, Patric ...

Prep scoreboard

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Prep scoreboard Boys basketball Tuesday’s scores ¯ Austintown Fitch 53, Howland 49 ¯ Warren G. Harding 68, Canfield 59 ¯ Massillon 53, Chaney 50 ¯ Girard 43, Niles 37 ¯ East 54, Akron Kenmore-Garfield 50 ¯ West Branch 57, Canton South 47 (2ot) ¯ Hubbard at Jefferson, ...

Rams’ rally falls short

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NEW MIDDLETOWN — Trailing 43-30 with 6:48 left in the fourth quarter, the Mineral Ridge Rams went on a 16-4 run over a period of four minutes to get to within a point, 47-46, with 2:10 left in the game Monday night at Springfield. However, the Rams failed to score from that point, as ...

YSU anglers reel in success with berths at nationals

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BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The Youngstown State fishing club became a registered sport a little over six years ago. During that time the group has become one of the most successful club sports at the university, enjoying modest success statewide, regionally and at the national level. When the ...

Garfield victimized by powerful West Branch

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GARRETTSVILLE — The road Warriors took care of business early in a non-league high school girls basketball game Monday. West Branch scored the first nine points of the game against host Garfield, built a 33-15 halftime margin and scored the first 12 points after intermission en route to a ...

Leader Nolen hangs on to top position

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First-round leader James Nolen held on to the top spot — just barely — through the second round of the 41st annual Warren Challenge bowling tournament on Sunday at Champion Lanes. Nolen had an 85-pin advantage on the field after the first round on Saturday at Freeway Lanes, and still led ...