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Browns’ chief of staff Brownson named U.S. women’s coach

CLEVELAND (AP) — Callie Brownson will exchange her brown and orange gear this summer for some red, white and blue — and chase another gold medal. The Cleveland Browns’ chief of staff, and one of a handful of current female assistant coaches in the NFL, will coach the U.S. Women’s Tackle National Team this summer at the world championships in Finland.
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Cleveland Browns Chief of Staff Callie Brownson named head coach of 2022 U.S. Women's National Tackle Football Team

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from a previous story. USA Football has selected Browns Chief of Staff Callie Brownson to serve as the head coach of the 2022 United States Women’s Tackle National Team. The team will be competing at the 2022 International Federation of American Football Women’s Tackle World Championship in Vantaa, Finland, from July 27 through August 8.
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Canton Welcomes 14 Semi-Final Teams for State Championship Football Games

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Canton is home to the seven state football championships. It starts Thursday night at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium with the Division 2 final. Lots of Canton-area residents like to take in the games. Tickets are being sold through Hometown Ticketing, and...
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Hoban Knights advance to state championship

PARMA — The Archbishop Hoban High School Knights football team is heading to the Division II state championship game following a 31-24 win over Avon High School Nov. 26 at Parma Byers Field. Avon jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, but Hoban quickly responded with three...

Lady Comets clobber Shaker Heights in season debut

It may be a new season but there are plenty of familiar faces on the Solon Comets girls’ basketball team this year. The Comets overpowered Shaker Heights by a 75-31 margin last Saturday afternoon at Shaker Heights High School. “The kids played really hard,” said coach Trish Kruse. “They played...

Herd stumbles down stretch in loss at Akron

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -Marshall fought back from a 9 point halftime deficit at Akron to take a 3 point lead late, but the Herd couldn’t hang on falling 88-86 to the Zips at the James A Rhodes Arena. Taevion Kinsey led the Herd with 30 points and Andrew Taylor added...

Tallmadge boys basketball rolls in opener vs. Springfield

A new-look Tallmadge boys basketball team had plenty of opportunities to spread the wealth as everyone got involved in a season opening 63-32 win over visiting Springfield. Tallmadge cruised to victory as head coach Bill Johnson’s only dilemma was distributing minutes and using various combinations in his deep player rotation.

Boys Varsity Basketball Team falls to Parma Senior High School 56 – 49

On Tuesday, November 30th, The Boys Varsity Basketball Team hosted Parma High School. The Bears battled and fell to the Redman 56 to 49. Jadallah Suleiman led the way with 23 points including 4 three pointers. Also scoring were Nicholas Colabianchi with 9 points, Justin Penkalski with 7 points, Nate Sawyer with 6 points, and Michael Piazza and Zachary Bitterman with 2 points each.

Men’s Hoops Drops Road Contest to Akron

AKRON, Ohio – Marshall men's basketball (4-3) overcame a nine-point, halftime deficit, but fell short to the Akron Zips (4-3), 88-86, on Wednesday night at James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron, Ohio. "I don't look at one person. It has to be a group effort. I'm frustrated that we came...

Classic 12 Hour rolls into town

SEBRING — The Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic Sebring 12 Hour, Pistons and Props, makes a high-speed return on the track and in the air this week when Sebring International Raceway’s illustrious sports car racing history and patriotic aviation heritage will be honored for the sixth time, Thursday through Sunday, at HSR’s season-ending event.

Student Athletes of the Week: Katie Lane & Will Butler Featured

For our Student Athlete of the Week program, we head to the eastern portion of our listening audience and meet two students from Mogadore High School. Katie Lane is the lead runner on the Mogadore cross country team. In 2021, she took home first place at the East Canton Invitational, the Woodridge Invitational, and the PTC League Meet, and the team took home their second district title. Her success has elevated the team's success. Katie has grown by leaps and bounds each year not only talent-wise, but as a leader, and she still has two more years to go. Will Butler is the quarterback, safety, and linebacker for the Wildcats football team, and he took home quite a bit of accolades in 2021. He was named MVP of the team, voted Offensive Player of the Year in the conference, selected to the first team All-District, and may perhaps accumulate some honors at the State level. He also led the team in both rushing on offense and tackles on defense. The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.

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Fired up for Falcons at community pep rally

Students, parents and fans got fired up early Wednesday evening as Clinton-Massie held a community pep rally inside for the state-bound Falcons’ football team. A public send-off is set for 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the high school. The Falcons will face Youngstown Ursuline at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Tom Benson...