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Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

KSU player's death reminds that heat can kill

The death of Kent State University football player Tyler Heintz June 13 was a tragedy. It also was a stark reminder: Summer heat can kill. In his preliminary autopsy report, Portage County Coroner Dr.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
LeBron or Michael? This 'goat' thing is out of control!
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

LeBron or Michael? This 'goat' thing is out of control!

It's a word that has been tossed around like a rag doll in recent years. Goat. No, I'm not talking about the domesticated animal you can find on most farms. The "goat" I'm referring to is pretty much an acronym.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Aurora AD named new OHSAA board president
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Aurora AD named new OHSAA board president

Aurora High athletic administrator Paul Powers has been selected as the 2017-18 Ohio High School Athletic Association board of directors president. He will assume his one-year role at the Aug. 10 board of directors meeting. Powers is in his ninth year as athletic administrator at Aurora.

KSU player likely died due to heat
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

KSU player likely died due to heat

Kent State University freshman football player Tyler Heintz likely died as a result of "hyperthermia," a dangerously high body temperature, following a team workout with the Golden Flashes June 13 at Dix Stadium. Portage County Coroner Dr.

By Allen Moff Staff Writer
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Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

The power of racism, even over sports, saddens and angers

It's been said that sports holds a mirror to society. I believe that statement is accurate -- and much that it reflects is ugly, particularly of one of this society's most difficult subjects: Race.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Sure little shot
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Sure little shot

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

OHSAA sets football playoff schedules for fall

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced the football regions and schedule format for the 2017 playoffs. New in 2017, all playoff games during the first four rounds will be played on Friday nights.

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Jun 9, 2017 1:01 PM

Chris Holtmann named new Ohio State men's basketball coach

Butler University coach offered OSU men's basketball job

By Adam Jardy Gatehouse Media Ohio
Cavs-Warriors round 3 has editor talking to himself
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Cavs-Warriors round 3 has editor talking to himself

Well NBA fans, the matchup that seemed inevitable is going down. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals has been percolating since the moment the Cavs ended the drought last June.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Sophomores shine for Twinsburg at state track meet
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Sophomores shine for Twinsburg at state track meet

COLUMBUS -- As Nia Robinson's first trip to the state tournament came to an end, with a sixth-place finish in the 400-meter dash along with helping Twinsburg's 800 relay to a fifth-place finish, the sophomore couldn't stop smiling. "I'm just so happy," Robinson said.

By Jonah Rosenblum Staff Writer
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Twinsburg Tiger girls win regional track title
May 31, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg Tiger girls win regional track title

Behind the talents of Nya Bussey, the Twinsburg girls track team captured a team regional meet championship. The gifted sophomore qualified for the state championships in four different events at the Division I Austintown Fitch Regional Meet May 24 and May 26.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Tigers' Nesic sees run end at district tournament

Sophomore Marco Nesic dropped his lone match in district tournament action, but the Twinsburg standout had a post season and a spring to remember for the Tigers boys tennis program.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Solon breaks Twinsburg's heart in district semi
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Solon breaks Twinsburg's heart in district semi

HUDSON -- Twinsburg baseball's season came to a heart-wrenching end May 18 at The Ballpark at Hudson. Taking on long-time rival Solon in a Division I district semifinal game, Twinsburg fell behind early, rallied to take a two-run lead late and then saw it disappear.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Tigers stun field to win district title
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Tigers stun field to win district title

In a huge turnaround from the league meet, the young and talented Twinsburg boys track and field team had some high finishes in a host of events at the Nordonia Division I District Meet.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Deja vu: Tiger girls take second at district meet
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Deja vu: Tiger girls take second at district meet

Just like in the Suburban League Championships, the Twinsburg girls track team placed a strong second-place behind host Nordonia in district meet action. The Tigers scored well to be the runners up -- again at Nordonia's Boliantz Stadium for the Division I District Meet May 17 and 19.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
May 18, 2017 7:14 PM

Extra-inning heartbreaker ends season for Twinsburg baseball

Tigers fall 8-7 in nine innings to rival Solon in district semifinal

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg boys run down sixth at league meet

The young Twinsburg boys track and field squad was eager to get a measuring stick in this year's challenging Suburban League Championship Meet.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tigers rally past Knights, into districts
May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Tigers rally past Knights, into districts

MACEDONIA -- Twinsburg and Nordonia baseball don't need any extra incentive when they play each other. However, given that the two teams met May 13 at Summa Health Fields with a trip to districts on the line, the Knights and Tigers were more hyped to play each other than usual.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
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Nesic makes history for Twinsburg boys tennis
May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Nesic makes history for Twinsburg boys tennis

Winning nine total matches in sectional tennis tournament play could be a school record for the Twinsburg boys program as Marco Nesic led the charge.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tiger girls take second in Suburban League
May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger girls take second in Suburban League

Twinsburg's girls track team is looking to make some noise this post season. Head coach Sarah Kmet saw her troops pace garner runner-up honors to the powerful host school Nordonia.

By Steve Batko Correspondent