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No spectators for Memorial

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The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus on his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, was in line to be the ...

As schools ponder cutting sports, tennis proves vulnerable

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The promise of college tennis lured Abhimanyu Vannemreddy from his home in India to the United States, where he settled in at Winthrop in South Carolina. Now he’s pondering his future thousands of miles away from his family as financial reality crashes down on his sport. Winthrop ...

Sports Briefing

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Zanardi has surgery to rebuild face SIENA, Italy — Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi underwent a five-hour surgery Monday to reconstruct his face following a crash on his handbike last month. It was the third major operation that Zanardi has had since ...

Golf Results

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The Mazei family, Matt, Avery, Todd and John, who is missing from the photo, shot a 6-under 29 to win the Columbiana Clipper Girls Golf Team Fundraiser at the Valley Golf Club. The team of Cassie and Grant Spaite and Nolan and Nate Nesselrote finished second and the team of Mike and Jessica ...

Twin Springs opens under new ownership

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GUILFORD LAKE - Twin Springs Golf Course is officially open to the public after owners Mitch and Francine McGuire held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. "We've been open to a few leagues and some people who have called for tee times, but we wanted to have an official opening date." ...

Southern Local standout named WYTV Male Athlete of Year

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YOUNGSTOWN- Southern Local standout Cam Grodhaus earned WYTV Male Student Athlete of the Year honors. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship to continue his academic and athletic career in college. Grodhaus was a three-sport athlete and straight-A student at Southern Local. He was a member of ...

Wife of Lou Holtz passes

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ORLANDO, Fla.- Beth Barcus Holtz, phlanthropist and wife of legendary football coach Lou Holtz has died following complications from years of cancer treatment at the age of 82. Born to Eleanor Josephine (Czech) Barcus and John Campbell Barcus on March 29, 1938, Beth was raised in East ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Local golfer finishes 34th MEDINA- Local golfer Jared Wilson of Columbiana finished tied for 34th in the Pyramid Treating/Minute Men Ohio Open Championship completed Wednesday. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot a 2-over 69 at Weymouth ...

Crestview leaving OVAC for new conference

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COLUMBIANA - And then there were 49. The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference membership - effective today - has been reduced to 49 schools as Columbiana Crestview has withdrawn. The Rebels, who joined the OVAC in November of 2016, are focusing on a newly formed two divisional conference in the ...