SPORTSBRIEFING

McCune takes Pigskin contest

EAST LIVERPOOL — Jerry McCune, Avondale Street, East Liverpool, was the winner of Week 3 in The Review’s “Pigskin Predictions” contest, finishing the slate with a 7-2 mark.

There were six entries tied with seven wins and each correctly selected Salem in the tiebreaker (the first team to score in the Salem-East Liverpool game), so a random drawing was held.

The Steelers-Browns game was tossed out as the NFL rivals ended in a 21-21 overtime tie. Each of the six had selected the Steelers to win.

Each week, the winning entry receives a $60 gift certificate to Casa de Emanuel. At the end of the season, weekly winners are then entered into the grand prize drawing of a $100 gift card from Casa de Emanuel.

Youth programs offered

CALCUTTA — The Calcutta YMCA will be offering several youth sports programs this fall, open to both Y members and non-members. Kinderhoops is open for kids ages 4 and 5, basketball is open for ages 6-12 and volleyball is open for ages 8-13. Registration is open until Sunday. Cost for registration is $30 with a family membership, $40 with a youth membership or $60 for non-members. Please call 330-385-6400 or 330-385-0663 for more information.

Learn skills and drills

CALCUTTA –The Calcutta YMCA is hosting a basketball drills and skills camp, along with local volunteers Mike Solterbeck, Emory Brewer, Dave Hill, Huck Steffen, Alex Ellis and Scott Dieringer. The camp is for those 6-18. Participants will be split into age groups. Camp runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 1-4. Registration runs until Sept. 30. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

Mount player dies in accident

NORTH CANTON — University of Mount Union freshman women’s soccer player Sydney Kleptach, 18, died Monday night as the results of a car accident on Sunday, according to the university.

Kleptach, a 2018 graduate of Canton GlenOak High School, was a passenger in a car driven by her father when it was struck by a falling tree on Everhard Road.

She saw action as a goalkeeper in one of Mount Union’s three matches this season.

Mount Union is scheduled to host Penn State-Behrend on Wednesday.

Cavaliers re-sign forward Hood

CLEVELAND (AP) — Restricted free agent forward Rodney Hood has re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Hood joined the Cavaliers at the trade deadline last season, coming over from Utah. The 6-foot-8 Hood was offered a $3.4 million qualifying offer from Cleveland in June and agreed to sign it over the weekend.

He’ll be an unrestricted free agent next summer.

Hood made 11 starts and played in 21 regular-season games for Cleveland, averaging 10.8 points and 2.6 rebounds. In 17 playoff games, he averaged 5.4 points and 1.8 rebounds as the Cavaliers made it to the Finals for the fourth year in a row.

He began the postseason in coach Tyronn Lue’s starting lineup but lost playing time and then caused some drama when he refused to enter a blowout win.

Hood could have a larger role this season following LeBron James’ departure as a free agent.

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