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State champs!
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

State champs!

The Tallmadge sixth-grade boys travel basketball team finished 32-3 this season. The team won the Tallmadge All-Star League title, the Jackson Polar Bear Classic, the Independence Youth Basketball Tournament and the Ohio Youth Division I state championship.

Duo's success highlights winter season
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Duo's success highlights winter season

In recent years, Tallmadge High School has witnessed several athletes reach the state competition. Two Blue Devils got to experience the ultimate stage this winter. These two young men may want to get used to their surroundings.

Suber earns All-Ohio spot at state
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Suber earns All-Ohio spot at state

COLUMBUS -- When it comes to the state wrestling tournament, coaches will tell you there is no substitute for experience. The wisdom was proven by the results from Tallmadge's two sophomores at the Division II state tournament, which took place March 9 to 11 at Value City Arena in Columbus.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Stellar season
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Stellar season

The Tallmadge sixth-grade girls travel basketball team's 34-win season included the Barberton All-Star League Championship, Tallmadge All-Star League Championship, Independence Youth Basketball Championship, Cloverleaf Youth Basketball Championship and a thrilling 33-31 overtime win over Canton GlenOak to win the Field Basketball Tournament to

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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Sports News

Chili Bowl run coming Registration is under way for Mantua's Chili Bowl 5K, which is hosted by Advanced Rehabilitation and Health Specialists. This year's event is scheduled to take place April 7 at 6 p.m.

Tallmadge grad fights in Cuba
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Tallmadge grad fights in Cuba

Tallmadge graduate David Rodriguez recently had a boxing match in Pinar del Rio, Cuba. Rodriguez, who traveled with the Pittsburgh Boxing team to inquire about trade, school and sports between the U.S. and Cuba, lost to Yassiel Despaigne.

Boys fall to Buchtel in sectional title contest
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Boys fall to Buchtel in sectional title contest

AKRON -- The Tallmadge boys basketball team had a strong ending to its regular season with four wins in its last five games. And which team handed the Blue Devils their lone loss during that stretch? That would be Buchtel, which posted a 71-65 victory over Tallmadge Feb.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Duo advances to state meet
Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Duo advances to state meet

ALLIANCE -- Coming into the Division II district tournament at Alliance High School, Tallmadge wrestler Ed Suber was probably favored to advance to states. The Blue Devils' little big man did the job, earning his second trip to the state competition.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Mar 11, 2017 2:12 PM

Tallmadge's Suber finishes seventh at state tournament

Sophomore wins final match of season

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Mar 10, 2017 9:33 PM

Tallmadge's Suber earns All-Ohio honors

Sophomore wrestler to go for seventh place in Division II at 106 pounds

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
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Mar 9, 2017 9:59 PM

Tallmadge sophomores compete at state wrestling tournament

Blue Devil sophomore Ed Suber wins first match; Tallmadge sophomore Jake Potok finishes season with 37-16 record.

Mar 9, 2017 4:05 PM

Tallmadge grad to compete at NCAA Track & Field Championships

Tallmadge graduate Marisa Rinaldi is set to compete at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track Field Championships.

Bowling sensation
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Bowling sensation

Cameron Hill takes a break from the action during a match earlier in the season. The Tallmadge boys and girls bowling teams recently concluded their seasons Feb. 25 at AMF Hall of Fame Lanes in Canton.

Freestyle expert
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Freestyle expert

Alyssa Yamokoski swims the 100-yard freestyle race during a Division I sectional meet last month at the University of Akron's Ocasek Natatorium. The Tallmadge swimming and diving teams recently concluded their seasons.

Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Athlete News

Duo plays college softball Two Tallmadge graduates are members of the Baldwin Wallace (Berea) University softball team. Junior Sierra Bennett is expected to be the team's designated player and junior Tori Young is expected to see time at catcher.

Bowlers' season ends at district tournament
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Bowlers' season ends at district tournament

The Tallmadge girls bowling team's season came to an end after finishing 12th with a score of 2,965 pins at a Division I district tournament Feb. 25 at AMF Hall of Fame Lanes in Canton. The top five teams qualified for the state tournament.

Staff Report
Boys hoops cruises past Greenmen
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Boys hoops cruises past Greenmen

TALLMADGE -- The most important part of the season was coming up, but the Tallmadge boys basketball team appears to be peaking at the right time.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Girls' season comes to heartbreaking end
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Girls' season comes to heartbreaking end

It was a disappointing conclusion to a successful season for the Tallmadge girls basketball team, especially seniors Jamie McGhee, Olivia Ayres, Rochelle Haught and Brin Stralka. The top-seeded Lady Blue Devils lost 33-28 to third-seeded Akron Archbishop Hoban Feb.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
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Wrestlers capture sectional title
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Wrestlers capture sectional title

During the wrestling postseason, the prime objective is to have wrestlers reach the next level. In that regard, the Tallmadge wrestling team was successful Feb.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Buchtel ends Tallmadge boys basketball team's season
Mar 3, 2017 9:31 PM

Buchtel ends Tallmadge boys basketball team's season

Despite a game for the ages by junior Matthew Francesconi, Blue Devils fall to Griffins.