- 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
Going into the bottom of the third inning Tuesday, things were looking pretty good for the Madison Blue Streaks at Edgewood.
We all leave a legacy of our persona as we pass from this world to whatever the future holds for us.
Edgewood 14, Madison 3
at Higgins Field, Edgewood
INDIVIDUAL BATTING (minimum 15 at-bats)
PLAYER SCHOOL AVG OB% SLG% AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
Brittany Baitt Riverside .645 .667 .806 31 11 20 3 1 0 8 0
Cassidy DiFranco Riverside .588 .632 .647 17 7 10 1 0 0 0 0
Alyssa Chadwick Conneaut .563 .630 .625 32 12 18 2 1 0 6 5
Alyssa Irons Jefferson .526 .526 .632 19 5 10 0 1 0 9 2
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23
Niles McKinley at Lakeside (4:30)
Bloomfield at Conneaut (4:30)
Maplewood at Grand Valley (4:30)
Riverside at Edgewood (4:30)
PV at Mathews (4:30)
Orange at Perry (4:30)
The concerns about Indians starter Danny Salazar continue to grow.
Edgewood softball coach Steve Cunha’s main focus for the season centers on his team playing well in the All-American conference. In their inaugural season as part of the AAC, the Warriors continued their strong start by defeating visiting Struthers, 8-2, on Monday afternoon.
Jefferson coach Scott Barber knows good things usually happen when you put the ball in play and put pressure on the opposing team’s defense.
Three Ashtabula area runners joined 36,000 of their closest friends Monday during the 118th rendition of the Boston Marathon.
Ursuline pitcher Makayla Shore freely admitted she didn’t quite have her best stuff against Conneaut on Monday at Skippon Park. Despite that fact, the hurler tossed a no-hitter to beat the Spartans, 10-0.