Announcing Partnership on Finding the best Boy/Girl & Coaches of the Year in the Mahoning Valley “Best of the Best”

(Youngstown-Feb 21) – The Mahoning Valley Fan “Player & Coach of the Year,” presented by Spanning the Need w/Anthony Spano and Malutic Live with Austin Malutic is announcing that voting for the Mahoning Valley’s scholastic boys and girls “Player & Coach of the Year” is now open, concluding on Friday, March 5th at midnight as we give the fans the opportunity to vote for this year’s players and coaches of the year.

Voting runs until March 5th at midnight, giving local fans the opportunity to vote for the Mahoning Valley “Best of the Best.” VOTE NOW

Throughout the voting period, fans may submit (VOTE NOW) a vote every 24 hour cycle via the website through a designated email. All current top players are available for selection after receiving input from the community.

Fans will account for 100 percent of all voting.  Spanning the Need with host Anthony Spano and Malutic Live with host Austin Malutic will be revealed this year’s winners on Sunday, March 7 at 7pm on a special episode of Spanning the Need.

How Fans Can Vote:
Voting can be made at every 24 hours: Fill out one full ballot per day (per day is defined as once every 24 hours) from a desktop or mobile browser, registered by the e-mail address. The email will allow up to 12 total votes during the voting cycle from February 22 to March 5. Fans can select one boy, one girl player and a one coach from each category when choosing.

About Malutic Live
Austin Malutic started Malutic Live about 4 years ago. Austin has a passion for High School sports and his Malutic has been covering all area high schools, as well as Youngstown State and the Youngstown Phantoms. Malutic Live has scores and live podcasts on their website of, which has grown since we started it. More info can be found at

About Spanning the Need
Anthony Spano created the podcast “Spanning the Need.” This podcast examines a variety of subjects that impact everyday life around the world.  Some of the topics include politics, heartfelt-feel good stories, health, education, sports and give-aways. Our show is new but Anthony felt a calling to tell the stories and launch his podcast in 2020 as it is a part of his Master’s course requirement. More info at

Updated: February 23, 2021