After making an impression for the Slippery Rock University softball team as a freshman last season, Maggie Moore entered the 2020 campaign with high hopes.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Spring sports in Indiana schools were canceled Thursday after officials said schools would remain closed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Amy Varckette was having the type of start to the college tennis season that was making her fall in love with the sport all over again.
For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Frank Cole, the administrator for Ohio Little League District 1 and chairman of the Ashtabula Little League Board, and board member Kevin Grippi discuss the plans for the 2020 season.
CONNEAUT — Matt McBride ran one of the fastest 400s in Ohio during the state track and field meet in 2018, his junior year at Conneaut.
GENEVA — Grant Mihalick said he dreamed about playing college basketball for most of his life, and when he finally had the opportunity to turn his dream into a reality, he took full advantage of it.
In this episode of Star Beacon Sports Talk, Mike and Brendan explain what to expect in the coming weeks — or months — with the future of sports in jeopardy. They also touch on the all-county basketball teams and the Cleveland Browns start to free agency.
SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Many high school athletes are not in control of their futures, especially in this day and time, but that did stop St. John senior Sydney Carpenter from taking control of her’s.
IOC members, national Olympic committees and athletes were all racing toward the same conclusion Monday: The Tokyo Olympics are not going to take place this summer.
SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Lakeside’s boys basketball program has been in a rut for a number of years now and Brandon Ford is on a mission to change that narrative.
In so many words, Ohio High School Athletic Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass made something painfully clear during a news conference Thursday:
High school sports are on hold and the spring season is in jeopardy, but one local senior had just enough time to rewrite her story before the winter season ended.
Three area basketball players received all-Ohio honors on Tuesday. Lakeside’s Brandon Ford and Madison’s Chris Blauman are Division I all-Ohio honorable mentions and Edgewood’s Ethan Colbert is a Division II honorable mention.
Area runners are juggling their travel plans and training schedules after the recent announcement that the Boston Marathon has been postponed until September.
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball pushed back opening day until mid-May at the earliest on Monday because of the new coronavirus after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks.
GENEVA — Looking for a spark in the early stages of a 2018 Division I sectional final, then-Geneva girls basketball coach Nancy Barbo turned to a sophomore on the bench.
COLUMBUS — Six county wrestlers who are scheduled to compete in the state tournament this weekend in Columbus won't — at least for the time being.
College basketball's March Madness became the highest-profile sporting event to forego fans during the coronavirus pandemic, joining some NBA and NHL teams that have decided to play in largely empty arenas in an effort to slow the disease's spread.
Unlike this week’s state tournament, coronavirus concerns did not prohibit people from filling the gymnasium at Mentor High School this past weekend for the Division I district wrestling tournament.
MIAMI — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.
Ashtabula County Basketball Foundation trustees announced Wednesday its banquet honoring ACBF Hall of Fame inductees and high school award winners has been canceled.
This Week's Circulars
ASHTABULA [ndash] Mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt was received into the loving arms of Jesus, March 31, 2020 while a resident of Country Club Retirement Center. Private Services are being held. See www.ducro.com for full obituary.
- Ashtabula Area City Schools employee tests positive for COVID-19
- Ashtabula County gets D- for distancing
- Walmart places restrictions on shoppers
- Husband of coronavirus patient speaks out from quarantine: 'Take this seriously'
- Warren Dillaway: An unexpected and enlightening trip to the ER
- Ashtabula County now has two coronavirus cases
- Ohio State Highway Patrol reaches out to community
- Geese take nest in North Kingsville yard
- Lake County confirms first coronavirus-related death
- Local optometrist helps disabled man during pandemic