The Boardman Bugle

March Madness Update

Evan Knaus, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a week of games, the March madness tournament is down to 16 teams who will play on Thursday to decide the elite eight. Upsets are a bigger part of this year’s tournament then they have ever been with two of the number 1 seeds already being knocked out. One of those teams is Virginia who wa...

March Madness Preview

Evan Knaus, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first round of the 2018 March Madness tournament is set to begin on Thursday when Oklahoma university meets The University Rhode Island at 12:15 pm. It all began on Sunday during the selection show when CBS sports announced the 64 teams that will show off for the 2018 March Madness championshi...

Ben Burkey qualifies for State

Evan Knaus, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After competing in districts on Sunday, senior Ben Burkey qualified for the OHSAA Division 1 State bowling tournament on March 9 in Columbus. In the 3 games he bowled at the district tournament, Burkey bowled a 234, 184 and 192 which earned him 4th place. The top 5 individuals and top 5 teams qual...

Winless Browns and 49ers look for first win

Evan Knaus, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the completion of week eight of the NFL season, the regular season is officially at the halfway point and it could not have been any crazier. After eight weeks of football, the division standings are not what many people expected. The losers however, are what most everyone expected. The Cleveland Bro...

Aaron Judge Makes History

Evan Knaus, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Aaron Judge made history on Sept. 25 by hitting his 50th home run which breaks the record for most homeruns in a rookie season. Judges 50th home run of the season beat Mark McGwire’s previous record of 49 in a rookie season. Judge also passed Lou Gehrig in Home Runs in a the Yankees franchise. ...

Softball Year in Review

Evan Knaus, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

With a loss to Canfield in the district championship on May 17, the Lady Spartans end their season with a 12-10 record. After earning the #3 seed, the softball team went 2-1 in the playoffs getting key wins against aurora and Twinsburg to make it to the finals. In the sectional championship the Lady Spart...

Spartans top Ellet

Chris Mediate, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

The baseball team traveled to Cene Park to take on Akron Ellet in OHSAA playoff action Thursday evening. The 3-seeded Spartans came into the district semifinal game after clinching a big win and some revenge over Stow, who previously knocked Boardman out of the playoffs last year. Akron Ellet, the 7-see...

Boardman basketball season wrap-up

Chris Mediate, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

For many years now, Boardman’s basketball program has struggled to regain any real relevance in the area. But this season went much different than what anyone could have imagined.   To begin a pretty awe-inspiring story of two teams, allow me to first explain how much the girls’ and boys...

Swimming in State

Swimming in State

Madison Lucas

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

On February 25, Noah Basista, Callen Aluzia, Kyle Kimerer, and Matthew Dunlany swam at the State Swim tournament in Canton. Aluzia got 3rd in the 50 meter freestyle and 7th in the 100 meter free. In the 400 meter freestyle the relay team got 8th. The boys came home that night, and went out to Applebee’s...

Penguins head to FCS National Championship

Penguins head to FCS National Championship

Chris Mediate, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The last two months have been hectic in the world of college football. Especially for the Divison 1-AA Football Championship Series Playoff, as two unlikely teams are set to square off: the Youngstown State Penguins and the James Madison Dukes.   This 24-team playoff that consists of some o...

Swim and diving teams start seasons Today

Ashley Clark, Entertainment Coordinator

December 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

The swim and dive team kicks off their season today with a home meet against Canton Hoover at YSU and tomorrow with an away meet at Warren against Canfield, Warren and Wooster. These are just two of the fourteen regular season meets in which they will  compete, not including sectionals, districts and state...

Boys’ basketball season preview

Chris Mediate, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team’s expectations are as high as ever this season, returning a large chunk of talent. With back to back nine-win seasons, the team is looking to finally kick in the door they have been knocking on for so long. This year’s team has three returning starters in point guard M...

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