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Local Sports

Sigler won’t coach United

United Local’s girls basketball team will be under new leadership this fall as head coach Josh Sigler has resigned to become the athletic director at Beaver Local. Sigler is replacing Bob Beam at Beaver Local as Beam left to take the athletic director at Springfield Local after Mark ...

NIL numbers reveal a lot of surprises

After the first year of college sports’ name, image and likeness era, football and men’s basketball still claim the throne for the number of deals and average compensation, and social media remains the most popular way to get that NIL money. The total amount spent was about $917 million, ...

OVAC All-Star coaches bring local flavor to game

When Beaver Local head coach Mike McKenzie was extended the invitation to coach the Ohio squad in the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, he first had to make sure his coaching staff was on board to come along, too. It didn’t take long for the Beavers’ staff to agree. ...

Woods wants in on historic tourney

The British Open is scheduled for Royal Liverpool, Royal Troon and Royal Portrush over the next three years. The Old Course at St. Andrews typically is used every five years. That adds to the perspective of Tiger Woods playing this year. When he said Tuesday that “this is a pretty historic ...

Pirates disarm Yankees

PITTSBURGH — Rookie outfielder Jack Suwinski hit his 14th home run, Daniel Vogelbach added his 11th and the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled Jameson Taillon’s return to PNC Park with a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Taillon (9-2), a high draft pick by the Pirates who spent ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Parent-kid tourney COLUMBIANA — The Valley Golf Club annual Father-Son/Parent-Child tournament will be held on Saturday. Cost is $40 per two-person team. The event is nine holes. Call the golf shop at (330) 482-9464 for details. Prep tourney on tap COLUMBIANA — Valley Golf Club’s ...

Sports on TV

8 a.m. (USA) Cycling: UCI: The Tour de France, Stage 5, 96 miles, Lille to Arenberg, France 8 a.m. (ESPN, ESPN2) Tennis: ATP/WTA: Wimbledon, Quarterfinals, London 1 p.m. (MLBN, BSGL) Baseball: Guardians at Tigers. 3 p.m. (ESPN2, ESPN) Women’s soccer: UEFA Championship Group Stage: ...

Guardians extend slump

DETROIT — Riley Greene and Victor Reyes drove in three runs apiece, Eric Haase blasted a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers pounded the Cleveland Guardians 11-4 on Tuesday night. Miguel Cabrera added three hits, two runs scored and an RBI for the Tigers, who have won the first three ...

Boy takes inspiration from Brandon signs

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Brandon Brown wanted a way to change the narrative behind the “Let’s go, Brandon” message after his first career NASCAR victory inadvertently fostered a chant that has been used to insult President Joe Biden. Brown found that new message thanks to the family of an ...