Local Sports

Tigers end long regional drought

CANTON — They’re at the threshold of a trip to Columbus. The Springfield Local boys basketball team nailed down a date in Friday night’s D4 regional final with a 62-50 semifinal triumph over Greenwich South Central in a echo chamber better known as the Canton Fieldhouse Tuesday ...

Muslovski, Vuletich posted record results

COLUMBUS — Two dazzling underclassmen in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference and Mahoning Valley Athletic Conferences highlight the area’s representation on the 2019 Division III and IV All-Ohio girls basketball teams released Tuesday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. ...

Div. IV All-Ohio Girls Basketball

COLUMBUS – The Division IV girls basketball All-Ohio team was announced Tuesday by a statewide media panel. The team was selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. On Wednesday, the Division I and II All-Ohio teams will be announced. The Ohio Ms. Basketball Award will ...

Div. III All-Ohio Girls Basketball

COLUMBUS – The Division III girls basketball All-Ohio team was announced Tuesday by a statewide media panel. The team was selected by members of the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. On Wednesday, the Division I and II All-Ohio teams will be announced. The Ohio Ms. Basketball Award will ...

Springfield boys to face South Central

The Springfield Local boys basketball team celebrates its Div. IV district championship on Friday at the Struthers Fieldhouse. Members of the team are (front) Beau Brungard; (second row, from left) Nate Laboy, Mason Santangelo, Evan Ohlin, Shane Eynon, Clay Medvec, Lukas Yemma, RJ Smith; ...

YSU comes up short

DETROIT—The Youngstown State women’s basketball team lost 55-53 heartbreaker to Green Bay in the Horizon League Semifinals Monday at Little Caesars Arena. YSU drops to 22-9 overall and now will await their postseason fate. While the Penguins will not make the NCAA Tournament, invitationas ...

Akron moves on

AKRON (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson had 25 points as Akron romped past Miami (Ohio) 80-51 in the Mid-American Conference Tourney first round on Monday night. Daniel Utomi added 20 points for the Zips. Jackson hit 5 of 7 3-pointers. He added six assists. Jimond Ivey had 14 points and ...

Three county stars shine bright

Lisbon senior Justin Sweeney, East Liverpool senior Gabe Roach and Beaver Local junior Jenna Riccardo highlight the Columbiana County all-star basketball teams. They were named Columbiana County players of the year in balloting by county coaches on Sunday. Sweeney and Roach shared boys top ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Tsilimos goes to Carrollton LISBON — For Lisbon’s all-time winningest football coach, retirement from head coaching lasted all of one season. Jim Tsilimos is poised be to be named the new head coach at Carrollton High School, according to WTOV9, which quoted Carrollton’s school ...

McComas second again

COLUMBUS — He was so close — again. Beaver Local junior standout Cole McComas, who is nearly impossible to score points on, wrestled a sterling defensive match against Louisville’s Davin Rhoads in their Division II 126-pound state title bout at the Schottenstein Center on Saturday ...