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Sport columns

May means business for Northeast Ohio anglers

May means business for Northeast Ohio anglers, as the lakes are full, the rivers are running strong and the fish are at their friskiest. Whether you pursue bass, muskies, walleyes or crappies, May is first or second on most anglers’ rankings of their favorite months to go fishing. I love ...

Racing returns to Sharon Speedway

The “Grand Old Lady” of auto racing Sharon Speedway will swing open the gates for its 93rd year this Saturday. The first event of the year will feature the ever exciting ULMS Late Models. The regional touring series will have some of the Tri States best drivers. The Late Models slip and ...

Fishing can create a special bond for any marriage

So April 24 has been a pretty big deal around the Wollitz house for quite a few years. By April 24 most years, Northeast Ohio weather starts to settle into a reliable spring pattern of warming temperatures and enough rain to wet the roots of the flowers we expect to enjoy in May. By April 24, ...

Penguins find success with transfer portal

A year ago, the Youngstown State men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up some of their biggest contributors from the transfer portal. They appear well on their way to doing it again this recruiting cycle. On the men’s side, the Penguins added Dwayne Cohill (Dayton), Tevin Olison ...

Officials believe Mosquito walleyes will bounce back

The year was 1977 and four friends piled into a new red runabout for a sunny and warm spring weekend of boating and walleye fishing at Berlin Reservoir. We knew relatively little about catching walleye beyond drifting and dragging nightcrawler harnesses and a few trips to Lake Erie to ...

SteelHounds night brings back memories

The Youngstown Phantoms knocked it out of the park with their SteelHounds throwback night. From the jerseys that were nearly identical to the inaugural season, going the extra mile with pants and socks as well (unlike most specialty jerseys), to using the original scoreboard graphics and ...