Entries by Anthony Hartwig

BRAVES SHINE IN TOURNAMENT DEBUT

KINSMAN OH- In a long-awaited tournament debut, Badger unleashed a dominant performance on Saturday, overcoming Jackson Milton with a commanding 59-41 victory to advance to the district round. After a delayed start to their postseason campaign, Badger wasted no time asserting their dominance on the court, showcasing their talent and determination in front of their […]

SOUTHERN GETS THEIR TICKET TO THE NEXT ROUND

SALINEVILLE OH- In a gritty and determined effort, Southern secured their ticket to the district round with a hard-fought 44-35 victory over Dalton on Saturday. From the opening tip-off, Southern showcased their resilience and resolve, refusing to be denied as they battled their way to a crucial postseason win. Leading the charge for Southern was […]

CLIPPERS MAKE THEMSELVES CHAMPIONS IN THE SECTIONALS

By Joe Eusebio  COLUMBIANA OH- The Columbiana Lady Clippers added a Sectional Title to their EOAC Tri Championship Saturday afternoon when they defeated Champion 39-34.  It was a tight game the entire way with Champion jumping out to a 6-0 lead in the early going on three point shots from Kayla Haynie and Kennedy Caldwell. […]

HOWLAND OWNS THE FOURTH QUARTER

HOWLAND OH- In a thrilling matchup that came down to the wire, Howland showcased their resilience and determination on Saturday, unleashing a monumental fourth-quarter surge to secure a spot in the district semifinals with a hard-fought 45-32 victory over Tallmadge. Trailing entering the final frame, the Tigers erupted for an impressive 21-8 scoring burst, propelling […]

WARRIORS MAKE THE MOST OF FINAL HOME GAME

BELOIT OH- In a commanding display of dominance, West Branch claimed the sectional championship on Saturday with an emphatic 61-10 victory over Hubbard. From the opening whistle, West Branch showcased their superiority on both ends of the court, overwhelming Hubbard with their relentless defense and high-powered offense. Leading the charge for West Branch was Sophia […]

CARDINALS RIGHT BACK INTO DISTRICTS

CANFIELD OH- In a dominant display of basketball prowess, Canfield asserted their superiority on Saturday, bulldozing their way into the district semifinals with a resounding 58-14 victory over Cleveland Central Catholic. From the opening tip-off, Canfield left no doubt as to their superiority, overwhelming their opponents with suffocating defense and explosive offense. Leading the charge […]

KNIGHTS CRUISE PAST COWBOYS

By Ty Bartell   AKRON, Ohio — The Archbishop Hoban Knights boys basketball team secured a decisive 75-49 victory over the Chaney Cowboys in a spirited Friday night matchup. Despite Chaney’s reputation for fearlessness and competitiveness, Hoban established an early lead, edging out the Cowboys 14-11 after the first quarter. Both teams traded advantages in […]

LAKERS SEIZE A SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE FINAL SECONDS

PYMATUNING OH- In a thrilling contest that came down to the wire, Pymatuning Valley seized the opportunity to showcase their prowess on their home court, edging past Poland in a heart-pounding 50-48 victory. The Lakers, buoyed by a raucous home crowd, delivered a performance to remember, capped off by sophomore standout Sadie Paul’s clutch game-winning […]

TIGERS POUNCE IN OVERTIME FOR THE WIN

By Matt Maher  NEWTON FALLS, OH – The battle for second on the MVAC Gray division came down to the wire Friday night when Campbell Memorial visited Newton Falls. Newton Falls showed great defense combined with stellar offense right out of the gate but that defense and offense began to slip in the 2nd half […]

WARRIORS TAKE A STANCE

By Michael Ginocchi  Beloit, OH- The West Branch Boys’ Basketball team won their final game before tournament play by defeating Heartland Christian 64 to 42. West Branch finished the regular season with an 18-4 record and were EBC champs.    The Warriors led 35 to 23 at the half, but Heartland showed a lot of […]