Hoops history was made at Mogadore High School on Feb. 28.
Beating the clock
Dover junior Cory Contini hit a jumper with 2.2 seconds left in overtime to life the Tornadoes to a 54-52 Division II district title win over Steubenville.
Alliance rolls past Kenmore and into third straight final
The Aviators get another 30-10 game from J.J. Kukura to set up their third shot at powerful St. Vincent-St. Mary in a district final Saturday.
Fearless youngsters and scrappy seniors lead Timken boys past Cuyahoga Falls
T.J. Lipkins and Darryl Straughter each make big plays late, as Trojans win in overtime in a Division I district semifinal.
Polar Bears struggle, but gain district final
Jackson (23-2) cleared the district semifinal hurdle that tripped it up the past two seasons and will now face the winner of Thursday’s Timken-Cuyahoga Falls game in Saturday’s 7 p.m. district final.
Lake's streak of gut busters too much for GlenOak
Two big 3-pointers in the first half lit Lake on fire in a Division I boys district tournament win over GlenOak.
Lake's Mitchell Spotleson, Alliance's J.J. Kukura and Hoover's Abbey Allerding earn top district honors
Trio highlights the local honorees on the Associated Press Northeast Inland All-District high school basketball teams.
Solon girls shoot lights out to stop McKinley
Familiar with Memorial Civic Center, the Solon girls shoot the lights out to down McKinley 74-51 in a Canton Division I regional semifinal
Hoover reaches regional final, stops Twinsburg
Hoover girls dig deep to snap Twinsburg’s three-year run to state, as Vikings advance to Friday’s Canton Division I regional final.
Filtz resigns as head football coach at McKinley
Head coach Todd Filtz met with his superintendent Adrian Allison in a lengthy meeting Tuesday. Filtz had beliefs going in, so did Allison. When it was over, they couldn’t find mutual ground and Filtz resigned.
Canton City Schools Superintendent Adrian Allison believes the focus on student-athlete should be on them being students first, as well as good citizens and successful football players. The expectations the administration had for the football program were different from that of former coach Todd Filtz’s expectations.