Skip Holtz earns USFL trophy

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CANTON— The Birmingham Stallions rallied in the fourth quarter to clinch a 33-30 victory in the USFL Championship Game over the Philadelphia Stars Sunday night at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton. After falling behind for the first time in Sunday’s game with 11:18 remaining in ...

Heavy hearts for Sox

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CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox talked to Major League Baseball on Monday about postponing their game against the Minnesota Twins after a gunman opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago, killing at least six people. After speaking with MLB and contact with local ...

Woodruff stymies Bucco bats

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PITTSBURGH — Brandon Woodruff struck out eight in six scoreless innings, steering the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon. Woodruff (7-3) gave up six hits, his most since May 9, but made up for it with a fifth straight start in which he didn’t ...

Aces at the links

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COLUMBIANA — The Links at Firestone Farms saw a pair of hole-in-ones on Sunday. Ed Esenwein aced the 123-yard, No. 8 with a 9 iron. His playing partners were Tom Mackall, Tom Powers and John Bruno. Alan Zahuranec also had a hole-in-one on the 165-yard, No. 17 with his 23-degree ...


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Ciotti’s homer leads to win CANTON — The Springfield 65 and over baseball team defeated the Ohio Classics 12-11 recently. The Classics battled back from a 8-2 score to tie the game 8-8, sending the game to extra innings. The Classics scored three runs in the top of their inning to take ...

Beaver coach to lead Ohio

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The calendar has flipped to July, which means the Ohio Valley’s summer’s sporting event of the year is just a few weeks away. Actually, to be exact, the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game will be staged in three weeks. Ohio and West Virginia will clash once again at Wheeling ...