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.
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.
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.
Ashtabula County Basketball Foundation trustees announced Wednesday its banquet honoring ACBF Hall of Fame inductees and high school award winners has been canceled.
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.
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.
GARFIELD HEIGHTS — With wrestling tournaments, how you start is not as important as how you finish, which was great news for Grand Valley's Mason Shreve this weekend.
HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Geneva’s biggest miscue foreshadowed its greatest triumph during the OATCCC Indoor Track State Championships at Spire Institute on Saturday.
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.
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.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Allies turned into adversaries during the boys portion of Thursday night’s Ashtabula County Basketball Foundation Senior Classic at Edgewood High School.
Jonah Wilkerson collected Division III first-team Northeast Lakes All-District honors, as selected members of the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association, in boys basketball.
Jordan Vencill and Kendall Baker were selected first-team Northeast Lakes All-District, as selected members of the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association, in girls basketball.
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…
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