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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.

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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.

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.

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Ashtabula County Basketball Foundation trustees announced Wednesday its banquet honoring ACBF Hall of Fame inductees and high school award winners has been canceled.

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The 2019-20 prep basketball season featured more county games than year’s prior and the still-new Chagrin Valley Conference is a big reason why.

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With 20 seconds left in his match and potentially his high school wrestling career, Dominick Zirkle had a few seconds to scan his surroundings before the referee’s whistle would sound, resuming his consolation match during Saturday’s Division I district tournament at Mentor High School.

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HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Geneva’s biggest miscue foreshadowed its greatest triumph during the OATCCC Indoor Track State Championships at Spire Institute on Saturday.

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MENTOR — When Lakeside’s Ethan Wannett stepped over on Painesville Riverside’s Chris Rocha during the semifinal round of Saturday’s Division I district tournament, it was not just the completion of a move. It was also the competition of the match as well the fulfillment of a dream.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — The girls portion of Thursday night’s Ashtabula County Basketball Foundation Senior Classic at Edgewood High School had a number of storylines entering the game.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Allies turned into adversaries during the boys portion of Thursday night’s Ashtabula County Basketball Foundation Senior Classic at Edgewood High School.

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A surprise burst of early season speed led Duke senior Brittany Aveni, a 2016 graduate of Geneva High School, to focus her energy on the 400-meter dash instead of the 800-meter run this season.

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ASHTABULA [ndash] Loving father and husband, Robert T. Gray, 32 passed away unexpectedly March 28th. Private services will be held. Full obituary online at guerrierofuneralhome.com, contributions can be made to Guerriero Funeral Home. Love You Most Babe.

GENEVA [ndash] David W. Thompson, age 84 of Geneva, died Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Geneva Village Retirement Center. He was born December 23, 1935 in Flemington, WVA., the son of David and Virginia A. (Stutler) Thompson. He was a supervisor for Metal Wheel before going to work at True Tem…