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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.

Ryan Shontz and Jonah Wilkerson have a good idea what they want to accomplish in the coming year as coach and player on the Pymatuning Valley Lakers boys basketball team.

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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.

Ashtabula County athletic directors believe the abrupt departure of Ohio High School Athletic Association Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass is

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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.

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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.

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. 

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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.

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The Ohio Bruisers American Legion Cowle Post 151 baseball teams may have had their season canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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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.”

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Sean Freeman was one of those rare athletes who could have probably played any of three sports effectively in college.

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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.

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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.

The 2020 class of the Ashtabula County Cross Country & Track and Field Hall of Fame will have to wait another year for their induction.

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