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The faint scent of hickory gently wafted through the air as a gentle breeze from Lake Erie spread the aroma throughout the city. Sounds of conversation loud and gentle could be heard on almost every street as people circle around fire pits for a night of drinks and conversation.
In a contest between the top two girls soccer teams in the Southwestern Conference, where a victory would have all but clinched the conference title for either team, players and fans alike were kept in suspense for all 80 minutes.
Anthony Guercio knew Friday night’s matchup against Midview was going to be a dogfight. And for three-and-a-half quarters, it was just that as the junior quarterback and the North Olmsted Eagles were tied with the Middies in the fourth quarter.
As one of the top high school football programs in the state, the Saint Ignatius Wildcats aren’t new to getting national attention.
Coming off a hotly-contested, straight-set loss to Avon on Sept. 19, coach Dan Berkheimer and the Avon Lake volleyball team preached finding and playing with a good pace on the court.
Led by quarterback Anthony Guercio, the North Olmsted Eagles spoiled homecoming for Lakewood last Friday in a 31-10 victory.