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Youngstown Foundation pitches in $50,000 for Robinson-Shuba statue

Youngstown Foundation pitches in $50,000 for Robinson-Shuba statue

The Economic Action Group, a downtown development advocate and fiscal agent for the statue project, will be the grant recipient.
Youngstown statue to celebrate Robinson-Shuba handshake

Youngstown statue to celebrate Robinson-Shuba handshake

The statue is planned to be dedicated in April 2021, the 75th anniversary of what some have called "the handshake of the century."
Fitch soccer player Abby Knight achieves her goal

Fitch soccer player Abby Knight achieves her goal

The senior will be playing at Youngstown State University next season.
MLB’s plan to eliminate teams isn’t a hit with Scrappers fans

MLB’s plan to eliminate teams isn’t a hit with Scrappers fans

The rise of recent Scrappers such as Francisco Lindor, Shane Bieber, Cody Allen and Tyler Naquin to the Indians has been embraced by local fans.
Fitch pole vaulter Madison Skelly sets the bar high

Fitch pole vaulter Madison Skelly sets the bar high

By the end of her eighth-grade season, she set the Austintown Middle School record at 7 feet, 8 inches, eclipsing the old mark by 8 inches.
Tim Ryan urges MLB not to eliminate Mahoning Valley Scrappers

Tim Ryan urges MLB not to eliminate Mahoning Valley Scrappers

The congressman joined 105 other House members in an effort to save 42 Minor League teams.
Poland linebacker Jared Tucker unafraid to tackle new challenge

Poland linebacker Jared Tucker unafraid to tackle new challenge

He admits that the thought of learning a new position as a senior didn’t inspire him to do cartwheels.
Study looks at concussion rate in high school athletes

Study looks at concussion rate in high school athletes

Concussion risks can vary between practice and competition, and from sport to sport.
Double coverage: 2 sets of twins take the field for South Range

Double coverage: 2 sets of twins take the field for South Range

Two of the twins are linemen, two are running backs, but none of the brothers play the same position.
Poland girls, boys plan to shine at National Trail Raceway on Saturday

Poland girls, boys plan to shine at National Trail Raceway on Saturday

The Bulldogs’ cross country teams qualified for the Division II meet at last weekend’s regional meet at Boardman High School.