Amy Varckette and Rylan Davison are on the opposite side of the spectrum with college athletics.
In a summer overshadowed by concern caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a positive twist will highlight the Little League tournaments that will take place across Ashtabula County this weekend.
Reigning co-county player of the year Julianne Sheldon faded away from the court, as she returned Geneva junior Gabbi Selman’s well-placed volley. The ball weakly floated over the net with Selman charging towards the net.
Television viewers are used to hearing what’s happening in a game from announcers who are actually in the venue where the action is taking place.
Justin Smith and Matt Brumit, the Pymatuning Valley and Grand Valley baseball coaches, respectively during the high school season, warmed their team up on Monday night.
In the bottom of the fourth inning against the Ohio Glaciers in a B2 Bulls 16u tournament baseball game over the weekend, starting pitcher Ashton Wheelock was told something he didn't want to hear.
On June 21, with several hundred people in attendance for the day’s baseball games, lightning unexpectedly struck at the Jefferson Havens Baseball Complex.
Rice University head baseball coach Matt Bragga, a 1989 graduate of Jefferson High School, saw his Owls team get off to a 2-14 beginning in the early months of 2020.
Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series on Jefferson graduate Matt Bragga. Bragga went from playing at Jefferson to coaching Rice University. On Saturday, Bragga discusses the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic has had with the Owls baseball program.
For the second straight weekend, the Bruiser baseball Cowle Post 151 American Legion teams, out of Conneaut, will host a tournament at the Jefferson Havens Complex.
SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Ryan McClure’s Hollywood ending was almost cut short during Sunday’s Ashtabula County boys tennis tournament at St. John.
In the final episode of SBST, Mike and Brendan discuss the possibility of fall sports as well as the likelihood that the NFL, MLB and NBA seasons go on as planned. Brendan also says goodbye.
JEFFERSON — With her team leading 5-2 in the fourth inning of Lakeside’s softball game against Grand Valley on Wednesday, part of a tournament at the Jefferson Area Girls Softball Complex, Katlyn Mead found herself in a bit of a jam.
In one sense, Jim French has returned to the roots from which he came as the son of a farming family in Williamsfield Township, Ohio, in extreme southern Ashtabula County.
While he was coaching Grand Valley’s football team in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, John Glavickas began the year with the intention of putting the football into the air.
KINGSVILLE — Dugouts were empty, as were the bleachers. Water bottles and bats were not to be shared, and social distancing was probably mentioned more times than a coach could be heard telling a youngster to “run it out.”
In between innings of last Monday’s North East Ohio Baseball League game in Jefferson, a not-so-typical meeting took place in the middle of the diamond.
SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — The Saint John Heralds will have a new coach holding the clipboard and calling plays this fall.
Thirty-one years ago, Grand Valley High School 1989 graduate Brian Turner was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 40th round of the Major League Baseball draft.
CONNEAUT — The two-month layoff eventually took its toll on Conneaut’s Billy Schmaeman during Thursday night’s NEOBL game against Geneva, but not before he made an impression on his coach.
During her 2020 indoor track and field season at Youngstown State, Nicole Squatrito wasn’t scheduled to race in the Iowa State Classic in mid-February.
As the state of Ohio continues to reopen from the coronavirus pandemic, Kait Toth is looking forward to getting back on familiar grounds — the tennis court.
Teaching at Ashtabula County A-Tech, Bill Lipps does not normally have his cell phone go off during class.
Spring sports have been officially canceled for a little longer than a month now, but the season is not necessarily over.
For most people, the thought of catapulting themselves 13 feet in the air only to crash onto an oversized baggie would seem a little crazy.
This Week's Circulars
Services for Navy Chief Justin Calderone, 39, Friday 7/24/2020: visitation 6:00-8:00pm, Czup Funeral Home, 1329 Lake Ave. Ashtabula. Mass Saturday 7/25/2020 10:00 a.m., Mt. Carmel Church. Burial with full military honors, St. Jospeh Cemetery. Full obituary this weekend.
- State says Medieval Faire can't open
- Ashtabula teenager missing for more than a month
- Man tasered during traffic stop
- Homeless man charged in Speedway robbery
- Geneva-on-the-Lake luxury campground up and running
- Construction injury a reminder of safety importance
- Judge's decision prompts Medieval Faire postponement
- City and county officials mourn loss of Larry Meaney
- Ashtabula woman injured in drive-by shooting
- Plans are finalized for a modified 2020 Ashtabula County Fair