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JCC offers sand volleyball league for late summer

JCC offers sand volleyball league for late summer

Matches will begin on July 23 and the deadline to register is July 16.
Scrappers' 2020 season canceled as MLB shuts down minor leagues

Scrappers' 2020 season canceled as MLB shuts down minor leagues

The Class A short-season team's future is in doubt as the major leagues are looking to cut expenses. Here's what you need to know.
JCC offers midsummer Pickleball League for doubles teams

JCC offers midsummer Pickleball League for doubles teams

Competition is scheduled from July 20 through Sept. 27, but participants must register by July 11.
Robinson-Shuba commemorative statue gets boost from SI

Robinson-Shuba commemorative statue gets boost from SI

The statue will portray and celebrate the 1946 handshake at home plate between Jackie Robinson, the first African American allowed to compete in mainstream professional baseball, and his white teammate, George Shuba of Youngstown.
Husted: Contact sports practice can resume June 22

Husted: Contact sports practice can resume June 22

This includes scrimmages and trainings that follow safety protocols, Husted said. 
Scrappers confirm start of season postponed indefinitely

Scrappers confirm start of season postponed indefinitely

It's possible there will be no Minor League Baseball this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic. It's also possible the Scrappers will never play again.
Startling change hits Lafayette Square, NFL

Startling change hits Lafayette Square, NFL

George Floyd's murder has sparked an impactful movement.
Mahoning Valley Sports Charities donates $15K to Robinson-Shuba statue project

Mahoning Valley Sports Charities donates $15K to Robinson-Shuba statue project

“The timing for our support of this monument to racial equality couldn't be better,” Jan Strasfeld, executive director of the Youngstown Foundation, said.
Ohio House approves bill that would legalize sports wagering

Ohio House approves bill that would legalize sports wagering

Under the proposal, the state’s four casinos, seven racinos and more than 1,000 veterans and fraternal organizations could offer sports wagering. It also authorizes wagering via the internet and mobile devices.
YSU athletics department gets ready to tackle budget challenge

YSU athletics department gets ready to tackle budget challenge

If the NCAA continues the shutdown into the fall, athletes still will receive their scholarships. Some coaches and staff, however, could be part of a university furlough.