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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.
Work ethic of Canfield's Nick Crawford lauded

Work ethic of Canfield's Nick Crawford lauded

After the Cardinal's football season ends, Nick will focus on wrestling at home and then at Kent State.
First black female jockey to be honored at Austintown track

First black female jockey to be honored at Austintown track

In 1971, Cheryl White of Youngstown raced as the first black female jockey in history at Cleveland's Thistledown course. White, who died last month, will be honored Saturday.