Local Sports

Stokes adds AAU title

ORLANDO, Fla. — Oak Glen’s Skye Stokes helped her Amateur Athletic Union volleyball team capture a national championship earlier this week at the 46th annual AAU Junior Volleyball National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Stokes’ Mintonette m.71 team started off ...

Fishing pole, bait and GPS

Have we become too dependent on technology? Sometimes I wonder about that when I turn on my trusty Humminbird Helix 5 sonar with it’s built in down imaging, side imaging and even GPS. Have I actually forgotten how to fish without my electronic wonders? And what would happen if I forgot to ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

United boosters HANOVERTON — The United Athletic Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library. NBA cap at $109 million NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, a raise of just over $7 million from last season. The tax ...

Santana named All-Star starter

NEW YORK (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich have been elected starters for one of the youngest All-Star Game lineups ever, leading the millennial-heavy National League for the Midsummer Classic in Cleveland. Major League Baseball revealed the results from fan balloting for its ...

Ohio All-Stars find going tough in Pennsylvania

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — After three consecutive victories, Ohio’s recent momentum was stopped in its tracks during Wednesday’s 40th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Pennsylvania took advantage of Buckeye miscues for all three scores, while the defense hung tough as the Keystoners ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Girls state wrestling COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association voted unanimously Tuesday to sponsor a girls state wrestling tournament. The event will take place Feb. 22-23 at Hilliard Davidson High School. According to the Ohio High School Athletic Association, ...

Ohio going for four in a row

GREENFORD — With Ohio gunning for its fourth straight Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic victory, head coach Josh Ludwig made sure to strike the right balance between competitiveness and fun as his squad prepared for tonight’s 40th annual clash at Geneva College’s Reeves Field. “The kids are ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Bill Galchick Field dedication SALEM — The Centennial North baseball field, located by the swimming pool in Centennial Park, will be dedicated as “Bill Galchick Field” at 11 a.m. Saturday. The public is invited to join in honoring the late Bill Galchick, who coached baseball in Salem ...

Sweeney gives it one last shot on the gridiron

LISBON—Lisbon running back Justin Sweeney will get a chance to ensure that his last high school football game ends with a positive memory. Sweeney, who saw his senior season cruelly cut short with a torn ACL in week two, will suit up one more time as he tries to help Ohio to its fourth ...

Crestview state champions still savoring the moment

COLUMBIANA — Less than a month removed from the high of their respective state track and field championships, Crestview wide receiver Dylan Huff and offensive lineman Dominic Perry are quickly getting re-adjusted for one last high school football game. The pair of Rebel seniors will be ...