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Past articles by Josh:

Jackson High School football great Jay Rohr hired as Polar Bears head football coach

Widely considered the greatest player in Jackson High School football history, Jay Rohr becomes the Polar Bears' head football coach. → Read More

'Stay in the race': Jackson downs Green to create logjam atop Federal League boys basketball standings

In danger of falling two games behind Bulldogs in league race, the Polar Bears earn hard-fought win to create four-way tie atop the standings. → Read More

Emma Dretke, Breezie Williams among players to watch in Stark County-area high school girls basketball

With the girls high school basketball season upon us, here are some of the top players from the Canton Repository and Massillon Independent coverage area. → Read More

'Think league first': Paul Tagliabue adopted Pete Rozelle's operating bedrock as NFL commish

In 17 years as NFL commissioner, Paul Tagliabue maintained a broad perspective that helped grow the league. → Read More

Source: Chandler Vaudrin 'drawing serious consideration' in NBA Draft second round

Former Lake star has worked out for eight NBA teams this summer, most recently the Boston Celtics, in showcasing himself for Thursday's draft. → Read More

GlenOak product Ryan Bergert drafted in sixth round by San Diego Padres

Bergert missed this past season at West Virginia because of elbow surgery in November. → Read More

What to know: Central Catholic faces Berkshire in D3 baseball regional semifinal

The Crusaders and Badgers meet in Massillon for a berth in Friday's regional final. → Read More

'Storybook ending' earns Central Catholic baseball a district championship

Crusaders rally for three runs in the bottom of the seventh to win district championship in dramatic fashion. → Read More

Led by Owen Blackledge, Hoover baseball beats GlenOak, gains at least share of Federal League title

Vikings can take outright league championship by beating GlenOak again on Wednesday. → Read More

Stark County-area high school baseball and softball statistical leaders — week of May 3

As submitted to the Repository. → Read More

Perry High School football coach Keith Wakefield announces his retirement

The 71-year-old Wakefield built Perry into a consistent winner over two stints covering 29 seasons. → Read More

Early returns: A look at Stark County area high school baseball

The second full week of the regular season features a huge game in the Federal League. → Read More

Diamond 9: Stark County area high school baseball players to watch for 2021 season

High school baseball returns this weekend, and here is a glimpse at some of the top players from around the area. → Read More

What to watch in Hoover-Medina boys basketball regional semifinal

The Vikings and Bees meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Twinsburg High School. → Read More

'It's crazy': Hoover stuns McKinley for second time, wins district championship

After limping to Christmas break at 1-5, the Vikings now move on first regional tournament in eight years. → Read More

10 things to watch in Saturday's Hoover-McKinley district championship game

After splitting their regular season matchups, Federal League foes meet for a ticket to the regional. → Read More

McKinley takes care of Euclid to set up district final against Hoover

Bulldogs navigate choppy semifinal with Euclid and turn their sights to defending their district championship. → Read More

Dissecting the district semifinals for area Division I-II boys basketball teams

What to watch in Wednesday's four Division I semifinals and Thursday's two Division II semifinals. → Read More

Raymar is next: Kobe Johnson approaches Bulldogs legend atop McKinley scoring list

The West Virginia recruit is making some history as he leads the Bulldogs on the tournament trail. → Read More

Malone men never trail in beating Walsh for third time, advance to G-MAC semifinal

Malone carries a lot of momentum into Friday's game at No. 1 seed Hillsdale. → Read More