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SPORTS BRIEFING

All-OVAC wrestling

Named to the All-Ohio Valley Athletic Conference wrestling team are Beaver Local’s Mark Emmerling Jr., Logan Ours, Skyler Lasure and Logan Krulik; Crestview’s A.J. Coppersmith; East Liverpool’s Howard Williams and Skylor Wooley; Oak Glen’s Peyton Hall, Camden Barr; Southern Local’s Hunter Morris and Dylan Milhoan; Wellsville’s Justin Sarge; and Edison’s Hayden Johnson.

Mount Union’s greatest hits

ALLIANCE — It’s always Mount Union football season. WIVM-TV in Canton will broadcast two classic Mount Union football games today on Spectrum Channel 989 in Stark County and online at WIVMTV.com.

At 2 p.m., the 2018 game featuring top-ranked Mount Union hosting No. 15 John Carroll, which was returning to Mount Union Stadium for the first time since its 2016 win snapped the Purple Raiders’ 112-game regular-season win streak.

At 8 p.m., the 1993 national semifinal game between Mount Union, led by the arm of quarterback Jim Ballard, and St. John’s (Minn.), the highest-scoring team in the nation. It was first time the Purple Raiders hosted a national semifinal game as they were trying to get to their first Stagg Bowl.

LeBron’s last prep game

BRISTOL, Conn. — The 2003 McDonald’s All-American boys game in Cleveland featuring three-time Ohio Mr. Basketball LeBron James highlights an 18-hour slate on ESPN2 today.

The high school appearances of some of the NBA’s biggest stars are in the ESPN2 schedule that includes:

6 p.m., 2019 McDonald’s girls game (Kierstan Bell, Haley Jones).

7:30 a.m., 2019 McDonald’s boys game (James Wiseman, Cole Anthony, Isaiah Stewart).

9:30 a.m., 2018 McDonald’s boys game (Zion Williamson, R.J. Barrett, Cam Reddish, Colby White)

11:30 a.m., 2007 McDonald’s boys game (James Harden, Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love)

1:30 p.m., 2003 McDonald’s boys game (LeBron James, Chris Paul, Luol Deng).

3:30 p.m., 2019 Powerade Jam Fest (Francesca Belibi, James Wiseman).

4:30 p.m., 1993 McDonald’s High School Slam (Jerry Stackhouse, Charles O’Bannon).

5 p.m., 2013 Powerade Jam Fest (Jabrari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, Aaron Gordon).

6 p.m., 2004 Powerade Jam Fest (Candace Parker, J.R. Smith, Rudy Gay, Joe Crawford).

7 p.m., 1995 McDonald’s High School Slam (Vince Carter, Paul Pierce).

7:30 p.m., 1996 McDonald’s High School Slam (Kobe Bryant, Lester Earl, Richard Hamilton).

8 p.m., 2003 Powerade Jam Fest (LeBron James, Shannon Brown, Charlie Villanueva).

9 p.m., 2018 Powerade Jam Fest (Zion Williamson, Darius Garland, Olivia Nelson-Ododa).

10 p.m., 2002 Sprite Slam Jam (Camelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire, JJ Reddick).

11 p.m., 2007 Powerade Jam Fest (Blake Griffin, Eric Gordon, Michael Beasley).

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