SEATTLE (AP) — The clubhouse celebration that awaited John Means was more than 50 years in the making for the Baltimore Orioles and more like a playoff berth being clinched rather than a Wednesday win in May.
CLEVELAND — Devin Booker scored 31 points, Chris Paul had 23 and 16 assists and the Phoenix Suns stayed in step with Utah atop the Western Conference by outlasting the under-manned Cleveland Cavaliers 134-118 in overtime on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
AUSTINTOWN — Baldwin Wallace University baseball freshman right handed pitcher Gordon Seger has been named as the Ohio Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the first time in his career.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Velazquez was in a familiar place, in the lead aboard Medina Spirit in the Kentucky Derby and holding off the stretch bid of three challengers. This time, Bob Baffert couldn't believe what he was seeing.
ASHTABULA — Joe Miller, 76, was moved by the posts on Facebook honoring his 40 years of commitment to the Ashtabula Little League.
CONNEAUT — Joking with his assistant coach Friday afternoon, Bill Lipps suggested that perhaps their best chance to score a run that inning might be to have a couple hit batsmen, then score on a wild pitch.
CHICAGO (AP) — Shane Bieber struck out 11, setting a major league record in the process and pitching the Cleveland Indians past the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Friday night.
CLEVELAND — Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah watched the Browns play last season, and during their games he visualized himself in their defensive system.
CLEVELAND — Russell Westbrook posted his 31st triple-double of the season with 15 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Washington Wizards continued their postseason push with a 122-93 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
CLEVELAND — The Browns added another to piece to their revamped defense, selecting Northwestern cornerback Greg Newsome II with the No. 26 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night.
The sound of aluminum bats and the smack of a ball landing in a leather glove ... sounds that are iconic with summer and little league baseball will be back in a few places that they were not last summer.
CONNEAUT — Activities have been paused for the Conneaut track and field and softball teams due to positive COVID-19 tests, athletic director Joel Taylor confirmed Thursday.
ANDOVER — With almost every pitch, Bristol catcher Billie Miller’s mit popped on Wednesday night. She was Jaylyn Mullenax’s battery mate for a 10-inning doubleheader against Pymatuning Valley.
CLEVELAND — Cole Anthony made the tiebreaking layup with 45 seconds left, and the Orlando Magic squandered a 23-point lead before edging the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-104 on Wednesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
GENEVA — The good news for Geneva baseball coach Josh Hartz was his team hit the ball pretty hard on Tuesday afternoon against Gilmour Academy.
On April 7 when Grand Valley and Lakeside played each other, the Dragons’ Kaitlyn Mead threw a no-hitter in a 10-0 win in five innings.
TAMPA, Fla. — Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, rookie Malachi Flynn added 18 and the Toronto Raptors pulled away in the second half for a 112-96 win over the depleted Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
CLEVELAND — Jordan Luplow hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning off Alex Colomé, giving the Cleveland Indians a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins in their series opener Monday night.
CLEVELAND — Franmil Reyes hit a three-run homer, tripled and stole his first career base, helping the Cleveland Indians avoid a four-game series sweep with a 7-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday.
WASHINGTON — Bradley Beal scored 33 points and the Washington Wizards rallied to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-110 on Sunday night for their eighth straight victory.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Brad Keselowski made exactly the right final move this time, winning again at Talladega Superspeedway and demonstrating a painful lesson well learned.
JEFFERSON — Trailing Pymatuning Valley 7-6 in the bottom of the seventh with runners on second and third base and two outs, Jefferson’s Jack Detweiler fell behind 0-2 in the count.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Logan Kray is not someone who glazes over his line in the box score. He’s just happy to be playing baseball and contributing any way he can.
CLEVELAND — Giancarlo Stanton busted out of his slump with two rocketed home runs — one with the highest exit velocity this season — and New York connected four times, sending the Yankees to a 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
CLEVELAND — Rougned Odor's two-out, two-run single broke a seventh-inning tie — and maybe jarred New York from its hitting funk — and sent the Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 30 points and Darius Garland added 25 as the Cleveland Cavaliers never trailed in a 121-105 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night, snapping a five-game home losing streak.
YOUNGSTOWN (AP) — Youngstown State football on Tuesday was placed on probation for two years and hit with recruiting sanctions by the NCAA after the school and the association agreed several rules violations were committed under former head coach Bo Pelini.
This Week's Circulars
Conneaut [emdash] Elizabeth "Betty" Fogle, 83, died 5/5/2021. Visitation Friday, 5/7/2021 from 5-7PM at Thompson-Smith-Nesbitt Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Conneaut. Funeral Monday, 5/10/2021, 1PM at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, 3140 E. Center St., North Kingsville. www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com
NORFOLK, Va. [emdash] Damon D. Lister, age 82, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021. Local gatherings will be planned and held this summer. www.vacremationsociety.com
- Champion swamp white oak tree found in Saybrook
- Ashtabula will retain historic coal conveyor
- Groundbreaking for historic Castle Block is May 21
- Ashtabula County voters pass six of 10 levies
- Commissioners to proclaim June 5 as Pride Day
- Two Democratic women seek City Council's Ward 3 seat in primary election
- New ownership takes over GOTL businesses
- Grand Jury Indictments
- Two shot in Saybrook altercation
- Ashtabula's Wine and Walleye Festival returns with different format