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NEW WATERFORD, OH- The Heartland Christian Lions fell short against Edison, losing 7-4 on Tuesday.

The game got off to a rocky start for Heartland Christian as Edison quickly put runs on the board in the first inning. Chase Freeman kicked things off with a single, a Lions error allowed another run, and Kayden Russell added a single to bring in yet another run, setting Edison up with an early lead.

On the mound, Cash Meadows was solid for Edison, allowing just one unearned run over four innings while scattering six hits. He struck out one and walked three, snagging the win. Jake Walker, pitching the distance for Heartland Christian, ended up on the losing end despite a gritty performance, allowing seven runs (only two earned) across seven innings.

At the plate, Tyler Rarick and Drew Gault led the way for Heartland Christian with two hits apiece. Brett Walker, Will Morgan, and Owen Bender each knocked in a run, trying to spark a rally for the Lions. Walker also showed great discipline, drawing two of the team’s eight walks.

Edison’s lineup saw Freeman and Russell each putting up two hits and combining for four RBIs, helping to keep their team ahead throughout the game. Nolan Haught also added two hits to Edison’s total.

Looking ahead, Heartland Christian will try to bounce back in their next game as they head to Columbiana on Friday, hoping to tighten up their game and turn things around.


EAST LIVERPOOL, OH- In a closely contested girls’ basketball matchup, the Edison Wildcats secured a hard-fought victory against Beaver Local with a final score of 62-56. The game showcased the competitive spirit of both teams, each striving for dominance on the court.

The scoring unfolded quarter by quarter, with Edison maintaining a consistent performance throughout. The quarter-by-quarter breakdown was as follows:

Edison’s offensive effort was led by Rebecka Evans, who contributed significantly with 16 points. Sophia Henderson also made a substantial impact, recording 18 points, while Kylee Stull added 13 points to the team’s total. Edison’s scoring was a collective effort, with various players making valuable contributions to secure the victory.

On the Beaver Local side, the team displayed resilience and determination. Addison Eells led the Beavers with 12 points, followed closely by Karsyn Bowyer, who contributed 9 points. Tori Druschel and Peyton Roberts also played crucial roles, scoring 11 and 6 points, respectively.

Three-point shooting proved to be a factor in the game, with Edison sinking three shots from beyond the arc, courtesy of Stull and Henderson. Beaver Local responded with five three-pointers, showcasing their ability to score from long range.

The contest was not only a showcase of offensive skills but also highlighted the defensive efforts of both teams. Free throws played a role in the final outcome, with Edison converting 15 of 25 attempts, while Beaver Local managed to connect on 9 of 18.

In the end, Edison’s well-rounded performance secured the victory, demonstrating their ability to execute both offensively and defensively. The game served as a testament to the competitive nature of high school basketball, with each team leaving everything on the court.

EDISON: 17-14-15-16–62

BEAVER LOCAL: 16- 8-11-21–56


RICHMOND, OH- The Beaver Local Lady Beavers started their girls’ basketball campaign on a strong note, securing a decisive 62-22 victory over Edison. The Beavers strategically dictated the game defensively, generating numerous turnovers that translated into easy baskets. In the second half, Beaver Local widened the gap, outscoring the Wildcats 33-4. Senior Peyton Roberts led the charge with an impressive 32 points, supported by Karsyn Bowyer with 10 points, and contributions from Mallory Miller (6 points) and Cami Starkey (5 points).

The Beavers (1-0) will face East Liverpool on Thursday at The Beaver Dome, with JV action beginning at 5:30 pm.

Box Score:
BEAVER LOCAL: 11-18-23-10–62
EDISON: 11-7-3-1–22

Beaver Local Scoring:
Cami Starkey 2-0-5, Kamryn Young 0-0-0, Peyton Roberts 8-14-32, Calli Sorge 1-1-3, Danica Germanovich 0-0-0, Rylee Thomas 0-0-0, Tori Druschel 1-0-2, Bella McLevey 2-0-4, Karsyn Bowyer 5-0-10, Becca Talbott 0-0-0, Emily Culp 0-0-0, Mallory Miller 3-0-6. TEAM TOTALS: 22, 15-21: 62.

Edison Scoring:
Lacie Summer 0-1-1, Kylee Stull 1-0-2, Abigail Carpenter 0-1-1, Sophia Henderson 3-4-10, Presley Meadows 0-2-2, Rebecca Evans 2-2-6. TEAM TOTALS: 6, 10-19: 22.

Three-point goals: Beaver 3 (Roberts 2, Starkey).


*Contributed via BLAthletics.org


By Ty Bartell

RICHMOND OH- The Edison Wildcats girls basketball team has been on that has had their share of success in recent seasons. Capturing 10 or more wins in three consecutive seasons now, The Wildcats look to build off a 10-13 record from a season ago. Last season was one that saw Edison have a blend of older and younger players and despite losing their primary ball handler from last year, The Wildcats feel confident they can see continued success for their program!

In this edition of Coaches Corner, YSNs Ty Bartell talks with the Head Coach of Edison Mark Smyth about his expectations this upcoming season, the strengths of this Wildcats team, the new conference competition and so much more! Keep updated with all Edison Wildcats scores, stats, stories and more on YSN!

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RICHMOND OH- Edison is a special place to be! Everyone that coaches one of their athletic teams knows that.  When it comes to boys basketball Jeremy Matics leads a great group of athletes into an exciting season. Edison will face its fair share of challenges this year with a daunting schedule that will surely prepare them for postseason.  Don’t sleep on the hungry Wildcats though, they’re primed for a special year!

Coach Matics took the time to join Ty Bartell and Anthony Hartwig to give us a great season preview.  They talk about the roster the Wildcats have put together, the challenges that lie on their schedule, and much more. Check out Episode 1 of Coach’s Corner with Jeremy Matics only on YSN!

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DIVISION 2 REGION 5 – Hoban is already in the playoffs
Austintown Fitch
– WIN or Eastlake North loss

– or losses by Cleveland CC, Lutheran East, Eastlake North, Solon, and Akron Ellet

DIVISION 3 REGION 9 – Ursuline is already in the playoffs
– WIN or Notre Dame – Cathedral Latin loss

– WIN + losses by Dover, Bedford, Kent Roosevelt, NDCL, and Marlington + win by Mooney or Boardman
– Loss + losses by Dover, Linsly(WV), Indian Valley, Kent Roosevelt, Harvey, West Geauga, Bedford, Marlington, Tallmadge, and NDCL + Boardman and Mooney wins

DIVISION 4 REGION 13 – WB, Struthers, Poland, Mooney, and Niles are already in playoffs
Beaver Local
– WIN or Ravenna loss

– WIN or Ravenna loss

– WIN or any losses by Ravenna, Field, Warrensville Heights, and Holy Name

East Liverpool
– WIN or any losses by Ravenna, Field, Warrensville Heights, and Holy Name

– WIN or losses by Lutheran East, Ravenna, and Warrensville Heights + either losses by Field & Holy Name or wins by Beaver Local, Youngstown East, Howland, and Greenville (PA)

DIVISION 5 REGION 17 – South Range and Garfield are already in playoffs
– WIN or 2 out of 3 must lose (Orrville, Smithville, Chagrin Falls)

– WIN or 3 out of 5 must lose (Brookside, Chagrin Falls, Smithville, Orrville, Fairless)

– WIN or 3 out of 5 must lose (Brookside, Chagrin Falls, Smithville, Orrville, Fairless)

– WIN or 3 out of 5 must lose – Brookside, Orrville, Chagrin Falls, Smithville, and 1 out of 3 (Fairless, Claymont, or Manchester)


DIVISION 6 REGION 21 – United, PV, J-M, LaBrae, and Brookfield are already in playoffs
Mineral Ridge
– WIN or a winner in the Valley Christian – Columbiana game, they will be in

– WIN or a winner in the Valley Christian – Columbiana game, they will be in

– WIN or losses by Independence, Brooklyn, Saint John School

Valley Christian
– WIN or losses by Independence, Brooklyn, Wickliffe, Saint John School + wins by Crestview, Wellsville, and either East Palestine or Leetonia

– WIN + losses by Columbiana, Crestview, East Palestine, Wickliffe, Independence, Saint John School, and Brooklyn + wins by Lisbon and Leetonia

East Palestine
– WIN + losses by Waterloo, Wickliffe, Columbiana, Crestview, Independence, St John School, and Brooklyn + wins by Leetonia and Wellsville

DIVISION 7 REGION 25 – Springfield, WR, Lowellville, Southern, Lisbon, & McDonald already in playoffs
Warren JFK
– WIN + Conotton Valley loss + either a Buckeye Central loss or two out of these next three need to lose (Crestline, St Joseph Central Catholic, and/or Bucyrus).

– WIN + losses by Conotton Valley, Buckeye Central, Saint John School, and Warren JFK + wins by Waterloo, Tuscarawas Central Catholic, and St. Thomas Aquinas


EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a heart-pounding football clash, East Liverpool emerged victorious with a thrilling 17-14 win over Edison, sealed by a dramatic walk-off field goal. The game unfolded with intense action in each quarter.

In the 1st quarter, Edison’s Talon McClurg powered through for a 2-yard touchdown run, taking an early 7-0 lead. The 2nd quarter saw East Liverpool’s Gavin Wright connecting with Dorian Burchett on a spectacular 53-yard touchdown pass, leveling the score at 7-7.

In the 3rd quarter, Edison’s Talon McClurg struck again with a 4-yard TD run, giving his team a 14-7 advantage. However, East Liverpool answered back as Gavin Wright unleashed a 56-yard touchdown pass to Quinton Conrad, tying the game at 14-14 in the 3rd quarter.

The decisive moment arrived in the 4th quarter when Kamdin Miller of East Liverpool calmly slotted a 26-yard field goal with just 2.4 seconds remaining, sealing the victory with a final score of Potters 17, Edison 14. It was a game filled with excitement and suspense that will be remembered by fans for years to come.


In the world of high school volleyball, certain names stand out as game-changers, and Alexandra Ash of the Edison Wildcats is undoubtedly one of them. With her remarkable talent, leadership, and dedication, Ash has left an indelible mark on the team and the sport during her career as a Wildcat.

Alexandra Ash’s name is synonymous with power on the volleyball court. Throughout her time at Edison, she has earned a reputation as one of the most feared hitters in the conference, and it’s easy to see why. Her secret weapon? Tremendous arm speed that allows her to unleash attacks with unmatched velocity. Ash’s hits are not just powerful; they are thunderous. Standing tall, she possesses a height advantage that adds another layer of complexity for opposing teams. Few high school teams can claim to have an easy time defending against her imposing size and agility.

Leadership is a quality that sets exceptional athletes apart, and Alexandra Ash embodies this trait as the captain of the Wildcats. Her leadership style is built on connection and bringing out the best in her teammates. Ash’s ability to foster a strong sense of camaraderie within the team has undoubtedly contributed to the Wildcats’ success on the court.

Ash’s impact is not limited to leadership alone; her statistics speak volumes about her performance. With 97 kills to her name this season, she holds the team lead and continues to be a reliable offensive force. Her impressive hitting percentage of over .200 showcases her consistency and ability to deliver when it matters most. Ash is also a defensive powerhouse, ranking second on the team in blocks with 10 for the season. Her all-around contribution extends to the service line, where she has served up 17 aces and amassed 63 service points.

As Alexandra’s high school career with the Edison Wildcats draws to a close, a new chapter awaits her. She will carry her academic and volleyball talents to Washington and Jefferson, where her future in both realms appears exceptionally bright. Her journey in volleyball is far from over, and her impact on the sport and her teams is sure to continue at the collegiate level.

In the Edison volleyball program, Ash has left an indelible legacy of power, leadership, and excellence. Her ability to inspire and elevate those around her is a testament to her character and dedication. As she looks toward the next stage of her academic and athletic journey, one thing is certain: Alexandra Ash will continue to shine brightly, both on and off the court.

Ash took the time to talk with YSN’s Anthony Hartwig to reflect on her career as a Wildcat, and look ahead to her bright future. Check out the latest Edison Volleyball Player Profile only on YSN!

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EAST LIVERPOOL, OH- Beaver Local Senior, Michael McKenzie has made an impact on every blade of grass, every splinter of flooring, every speck of dirt that he’s been able to stand on over the last few years- but all that said, it hasn’t held a candle to what he’s been able to accomplish on the airwaves.

Michael McKenzie dreamt of being a sports journalist from very early in his life, and while playing them is something that is exciting to him, it’s calling the action that has turned into his calling.

The enthusiasm McKenzie brings, combined with his knowledge, preparation, and timing has made him one of the most entertaining announcers on Your Sports Network, and he’s grown quite the following on the Network, along with the unparalleled respect of his peers of all ages.

Simply put, as he heads toward graduation day, Michael McKenzie has separated himself from average more than most 18-year-olds in their lives to this point.

YSN’s DJ Yokley sat down with one of his very own, Michael McKenzie, for this week’s Beaver Local Player Profile!




RICHMOND OH- Edison responded to an early deficit and poor weather conditions to come out on top in a game with the Harrison Central 8-5 on Monday!

Katie Fluharty got the win in the circle for the Wildcats striking out 9 batters while giving up 10 hits.

Leading the Wildcats offense was Morgan Martin with two singles and two RBIs. Becka Evans also had a solid day at the plate hitting a double and had 1 RBI. Other contributors with singles were Pressly Meadows, Katie Fluharty, Audrey Scott, Pam Johnson, Grace Browning.

Edison will be back in action on Tuesday as they travel to John Marshall.