Beavers get past Dragons
After losing the great majority of their varsity experience to graduation, the Riverside girls have had to start over this season under their new coach, Darren Jones. But Wednesday’s 35-33 victory over visiting Lakeside, a game the Beavers won in overtime, shows that they are making progress.
GIRLS BASKETBALL NON-CONFERENCE Edgewood 39, Conneaut 37 at Edgewood
THURSDAY, DEC. 5
Grand River at Andrews (6)
New Day at St. John (6)
Windham at GV (6)
Girard at Jefferson (5:30)
PV at Maplewood (6)
St. John at New Day (5)
Chardon at Conneaut (6)
TD Club HOF Series: Tony was a tiger
Think of Tony Hassett’s football career as a three-act drama, its end still unfinished.
Hassett, a star defensive tackle on Bob Herpy’s unbeaten Geneva teams of 1975 and 1976, will be inducted into the Ashtabula County Touchdown Club Hall of Fame on Monday.
Rossi, Madga first-team All-Ohioans
The area’s football teams all hovered around the break-even mark in Divisions III, IV and V, but a number of players were given All-Ohio recognition.
Second quarter does in Geneva at West Geauga
If you would have taken a break to get a snack or attend to other things, you might have missed the decisive stretch of the Geneva boys’ 77-55 loss at West Geauga on Tuesday.
PV can’t climb out of hole
Picking up where he left off last week, Quintin Ratliff ran off the first eights points for the Pymatuning Valley Lakers.
Mustangs come up short in opener
In an opening night battle between two teams retooling with youth and inexperience, the Berkshire Badgers and Grand Valley Mustangs went at each other full force and on even terms all night Tuesday at Grand Valley. The difference in the game was what all coaches hope for — a spurt or two that covers an extended period of time that either takes a lead or extends a lead.
It’s rarely good for a basketball team to be chasing its opponent whether it be on the scoreboard or on the court. The St. John girls found themselves in that exact predicament and it ended in a 47-34 loss to Horizon Science Academy at Spire on Tuesday night.
Horizon Science Academy 47, St. John 34
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