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Indians' chief hangs with TLL
Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Indians' chief hangs with TLL

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona recently took in a Tallmadge Little League 12-and-under game. The Tribe's manager saw Tallmadge defeat Avon 8-7 in district play. An Avon resident, Francona took time to shake hands, sign autographs and take pictures with the boys.

Defensive maestro
Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Defensive maestro

Tallmadge resident Noah Robertson, 11, fields the ball during the Tallmadge Baseball Little League Camp June 12 at Mac Burleson Field.

Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Baseball Note

Ohio Bombers hosting tryouts The Ohio Bombers travel baseball program will its 2017 tryout sessions July 17 and 31 at the Akron Sprinfield JEDD Park, located at 2300 Pickle Road in Akron On July 23, tryouts for players on the 9-and-under, 11-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under levels and 16-and-under levels will run from 11

Football looms but so do its issues
Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Football looms but so do its issues

For many high school football players, this is not their favorite time of year. Why? Because in late July, the clock is ticking in their heads. About this time of year, summer vacation becomes an endangered species, as the most dreaded words in football approach: Two-a-days.

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Jul 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Swimming Note

Tiger Sharks host registration Registration for the CFYN Tigers Sharks Swim Team will be Aug. 26 from 9 am to 12:30 pm at the Riverfront YMCA. Practice commitment ranges from 3-5 times a week, depending on swimming group.

New pro golf tour hits Brookledge
Jul 20, 2017 8:46 AM

New pro golf tour hits Brookledge

A new professional golf tour recently swung through Cuyahoga Falls, as the inaugural Brookledge Championship took place July 12 and 13 at Brookledge Golf Club.

By Michael Leonard Reporter
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Sports briefs

Bridgestone Invitational hosts military events The World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational has announced its military events and initiatives for the 2017 event, which is set to return to Firestone Country Club's South Course in Akron Aug. 2 to 6.

Will competitive balance matter to the OHSAA?
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Will competitive balance matter to the OHSAA?

Competitive balance is a reality starting this fall for the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Count me among those who believe it's not going to matter much -- but I prefer this option than breaking up the OHSAA into separate public and private-school entities.

Soccer runners-up
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Soccer runners-up

The Tallmadge United age 11-and-younger girls soccer team recently placed second in its age group and was the runner-up in its postseason tournament.

Success may continue this fall season
Jul 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Success may continue this fall season

It was an amazing finish for several athletes during the spring season. For starters, the Tallmadge baseball team captured its first state championship since 2002. Two Lady Blue Devils also represented Tallmadge at the Division I state track and field meet.

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Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Military event set for Aug. 2-6

The World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational has announced its military events and initiatives for the 2017 event, which is set to return to Firestone Country Club's South Course in Akron Aug. 2 to 6.

Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Resident wins age group

Tallmadge resident Clark Schreiber, 67, won the male 65-to-69 age group with a time of 24 minutes, 18 seconds in the Run for the Pierogies race July 1 at the Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus in Parma. He finished 142nd overall.

Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Youth football camp offered

The 2017 Tallmadge Youth Football Camp is scheduled to take place July 18 to 20 at Overdale Youth Football Stadium, which is located at 89 W. Overdale Drive. The camp is set to take place 6 to 7:30 p.m. each day. Mail registration to THS Youth Football Camp, P.O. Box 330, Tallmadge.

Future volleyball stars
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Future volleyball stars

The Tallmadge fifth- and sixth-grade volleyball team recently participated at a volleyball camp last month at Tallmadge High School.

Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Marlin boys swim team cruises past Fort Island

The host Tallmadge Marlins boys swimming team earned a commanding 311-94 win over the Fort Island Sharks June 28 at Maca Pool. 100 freestyle (13-14): Kaine Koerner, first, 1:18.5; Bryce Pruszynski, second, 1:18.68; and TJ Sarkiewicz, third, 1:29.

Staff Report
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Marlin girls roll to victory

The host Tallmadge Marlins girls swimming team cruised to a 329.5-102.5 victory over the Fort Island Sharks June 28 at Maca Pool.

Staff Report
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Wiffle ball coming to area

The Twinsburg Baseball League is scheduled to host the fourth annual Twinsburg World Series of Wiffle Ball Aug. 26 and 27 at Liberty Park in Twinsburg. The tournament offers all teams two randomly drawn pool play games Aug.

Volleyball experts
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Volleyball experts

The Tallmadge seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball team recently participated at volleyball camp last month at Tallmadge High School.

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Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Triathlon coming to area

The Tick Tock Triathlon will take place Aug. 12 at Hudson Park Estates Pool, 2600 Blue Heron Drive. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and the ride starts at 9 a.m. It is a Kids Cancer Charity ride benefiting VeloSano at the Cleveland Clinic. Proceeds go to fund research at the Cleveland Clinic.

Teen earns ticket to Detroit
Jul 9, 2017 12:00 AM

Teen earns ticket to Detroit

She is just 15 years old, but it seems like Ravyn Edge has been running competitively forever. And there is some bad news for the opposition: She still has a long way to go.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor