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Southern Local standout named WYTV Male Athlete of Year

YOUNGSTOWN- Southern Local standout Cam Grodhaus earned WYTV Male Student Athlete of the Year honors. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship to continue his academic and athletic career in college. Grodhaus was a three-sport athlete and straight-A student at Southern Local. He was a member of ...

Wife of Lou Holtz passes

ORLANDO, Fla.- Beth Barcus Holtz, phlanthropist and wife of legendary football coach Lou Holtz has died following complications from years of cancer treatment at the age of 82. Born to Eleanor Josephine (Czech) Barcus and John Campbell Barcus on March 29, 1938, Beth was raised in East ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Local golfer finishes 34th MEDINA- Local golfer Jared Wilson of Columbiana finished tied for 34th in the Pyramid Treating/Minute Men Ohio Open Championship completed Wednesday. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot a 2-over 69 at Weymouth ...

Crestview leaving OVAC for new conference

COLUMBIANA - And then there were 49. The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference membership - effective today - has been reduced to 49 schools as Columbiana Crestview has withdrawn. The Rebels, who joined the OVAC in November of 2016, are focusing on a newly formed two divisional conference in the ...

Local golfer makes cut

MEDINA- Jared Wilson of Columbiana has made the cut at the 99th Ohio Open. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot an even 69 at Weymouth Club in the second round. He is tied at 24th at 1-under in the 237-golfer field. Two other local ...

Mount swim teams honored

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the University of Mount Union men's and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Mount Union was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring ...

Bucs’ Santana banned 80 games for drugs

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Edgar Santana will miss all of the abbreviated 2020 season after being suspended 80 games for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. MLB announced Sunday that Santana tested positive for Boldenone, a ...

Reed earns Basil award

WEIRTON — Emma Reed, a graduate of Oak Glen High School, and Brodie McUmar, a graduate of Weir High School, have been selected as the recipients of the second-annual Basil’s Sports Bar and Grill Scholarships. Reed participated in cross country, swimming, track and band and has been active ...

Pats fined $1.1M, lose pick for filming game last season

NEW YORK — The New England Patriots have been fined $1.1 million by the NFL for inappropriately filming the Cincinnati Bengals’ sideline during a game last season. On Sunday, the league also took away a third-round pick in the 2021 draft. Also, the team’s production crew will not be ...

Kraft case heads to appellate court

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes will attempt to save their case this week by arguing to an appeals court that his rights weren’t violated when police secretly video-recorded him in the ...