- Bonded by baseball and their roots, Zak Blair and Brandon Easton have formed a mutual-admiration society.
- Their high school coaches — Scott Barber at Jefferson and Steve Urchek at Pymatuning Valley — are filled with pride.
— Don McCormack
— Don McCormack
Back on track... and still alive and kicking, er, hitting!
A stirring rally in their last at-bat allowed the Ohio Outlaws 18-and-under squad to prevail in its first game at the Eastern National Tournament on Thursday in Sterling, Va.
The Andover United Methodist Church co-ed softball team capped a successful season by applying the basics. Timely hitting and solid defense both came into play as they polished off the losers’ bracket winner, New Life Fire of Geneva, 10-4, to claim the Ashtabula Church Co-ed Softball League — Thursday Massucci Division championship.
Another difficult day on the trade front ended with a disappointing loss for the Cleveland Indians.
The slimmest of margins proved to be the difference in determining the outcome of a clash between the Ohio Outlaws Gold and the Virginia Shamrocks in the USA-ASA 16-and-under Nationals on Wednesday in Salem, Va.
When a young person from this area goes off to college and continues to play sports at the next level, we do feature stories on them.
This week is the annual Twin State Club night at Raceway 7. Regular racing will be presented in all five divisions. With the points races nearing their conclusion the racing will be hot as August weather Friday night.
“The ace is gone. Long live the ace.” That’s how Indians fans might be looking at matters today.
It pays to have the right hitters at the plate at the right time.
They may be Outlaws by name, but the Northeast Ohio-based Ohio Outlaws Gold are certainly running with the in crowd at the USA-ASA 16-and-under Nationals in Salem, Va.