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Warren JFK has sinking feeling

MASSILLON — The words were hard for Warren John F. Kennedy football coach Dom Prologo to say. He hasn’t had to say them at any point during the Eagles’ postseason run to the Division VII state championship. This time was different. This time it hurt. “The moment got a little big for ...

OSU is a measuring stick

COLUMBUS — Back when the schedule was assembled, a mid-November game between perennial power Ohio State and middling Indiana looked like a snoozer, an easy win for the talented Buckeyes. But it’s 2020, right? Lots of things are strange and different. Turns out Saturday’s Big Ten game ...

TV fishing is better than none at all

If you read last week’s Outdoor Journal column you know I watch some TV fishing shows even though I don’t often find ones that provide me a lot of information. In my opinion these shows spend more time touting the star’s fishing ability than providing down to earth information that ...

GOLF RESULTS

Rich Cranmer Memorial Scramble at Westville Lake C.C. FIRST: 28, Stan Glista, Eric Glista, Blake Glista, Groovy Glista. SECOND: 28, Fred Ring, Butch Ring, Alex Waggoner, Kevin Gowen. THIRD: 32, Earl Hutter, Bob Floor, Tony Ieropoli, Larry Akins. FOURTH: 33, Travis Lane, Tracy Windham, ...

BOWLING RESULTS

Sportsman League at Walnut Lanes Team Standings: Brian’s Pro Shop 14, Plumm’s Stump Removal 10, The Outlaws, Chaney’s, and AK Nahas 9 Blackwood Pet Foods 5 Walnut Lanes and Affordable Appliance 0 High Game: Charles Henderson 248, Joey Ross 246, Kevin Harris 244 High Series: Tim ...

State championship in Springfield’s reach

NEW MIDDLETOWN — It was snowing Tuesday during the conditioning portion of Springfield High School’s football practice. Some teams might be annoyed to have to practice in the frigid temperatures. Not the Tigers. “Our kids were so energetic today,” Springfield coach Sean Guerriero ...

State finals back in Massillon

COLUMBUS — The Massillon Tigers will have another home football game — in tonight’s Division II state championship. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Thursday morning the six state championship football games are moving to Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium this ...

Buckel, Mulinix honored

ALLIANCE — Area products Dan Buckel and Rick Mulinix are receiving honors from the Mount Union M Club. Dan Buckel, Mount Union Class of 1976, is the Hugh Jae Award recipient, which recognizes M Club members who have distinguished themselves in service to M Club or athletics at Mount ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Holtz tests positive College Football Hall of Fame coach Lou Holtz told a Columbia, South Carolina, TV station on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 83-year-old Holtz, a 1954 graduate of East Liverpool High School, is symptomatic and said he does not have a lot of energy ...

State title games will beat Ohio’s curfew

COLUMBUS — Because of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s 10 p.m. statewide curfew order, the Ohio High School Athletic Association has adjusted the game times for the football state championship games this weekend at Fortress Obetz. The Friday and Saturday games will kick off at 1:15 p.m. and 6:15 ...