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Big Ten postpones football, other fall sports; hope to play in spring

Big Ten postpones football, other fall sports; hope to play in spring

Gov. Mike DeWine said the Big Ten announcement would be a factor for when he announces whether it's safe for high school football and soccer to compete.
Youngstown firm creates rendering of Robinson-Shuba memorial

Youngstown firm creates rendering of Robinson-Shuba memorial

The memorial is scheduled for dedication April 18, 2021, the 75th anniversary of the historic handshake between Jackie Robinson and George Shuba of Youngstown.
We might learn a lot about college, high school football today

We might learn a lot about college, high school football today

Ohioans are standing by as Big Ten officials ponder canceling the college football season, while Gov. Mike DeWine hints he could announce a decision about high school contact sports.
Reports: Big Ten to cancel football season, other fall sports

Reports: Big Ten to cancel football season, other fall sports

The Mid-American Conference was the first FBS conference to cancel its season when it did so Saturday.
Ready for some football? Well, you may not see much this fall

Ready for some football? Well, you may not see much this fall

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has recommended there be no Pennsylvania high school or recreational sports before Jan. 1. Then the Missouri Valley Football Conference announced that its fall season is being postponed in favor of an eight-game season in the spring. What's left?
East and Chaney practices halted after student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

East and Chaney practices halted after student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

The weight room, cafeteria and equipment at East will be sanitized before practices resume.
Clarett donates to feed East, Chaney football players

Clarett donates to feed East, Chaney football players

The former Ohio State running back grew up in Youngstown.
Ohio's extended order on sports safety requires some COVID-19 tests

Ohio's extended order on sports safety requires some COVID-19 tests

The extended Ohio order says players, coaches, athletic trainers, support staff and officials must receive a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to a competition or an intrasquad competition.
Retired Youngstown schools athletic director Ed Matey dies

Retired Youngstown schools athletic director Ed Matey dies

The former football coach was inducted into the YSU and Curbstone halls of fame.
OHSAA says practices for fall sports may begin Saturday

OHSAA says practices for fall sports may begin Saturday

High schools are proceeding even though many college programs have been postponed due to safety concerns.