For one of the top volleyball rivalries in Cuyahoga County, Sept. 10’s matchup between the Magnificat Blue Streaks and the Saint Joseph Academy Jaguars produced a mostly-one-sided match.
For the first half of Saturday’s girls soccer contest between Magnificat and North Ridgeville, little separated the two state powerhouses. In a constant battle for possession, neither team forced unnecessary shots nor did either defense allow easy looks. This led to a 0-0 tie by halftime.
Trailing by a goal with six minutes left in regulation Sept. 11, Westlake forward Sami Jablonski started to feel nervous.
It took two days, but the first matchup between longtime rivals Rocky River and Fairview as Great Lakes Conference opponents did not disappoint.
For the Bay Rockets, bouncing back from an uncharacteristically bad loss to upstart conference foe Buckeye meant another tough matchup against the top team in the conference from last season: Elyria Catholic.
For most of the first half of last Wednesday’s match, it seemed Avon Lake’s boys soccer team was just one move away from breaking through.
The Fairview Warriors boys soccer team took to its home field Sept. 4 hungry for its first league win as part of the Great Lakes Conference.
Through the first 12 minutes of play at Brookside High School last Friday night, the hometown Cardinals were locked in an ugly back and forth battle with a Lutheran West team coming into what looked like a classic trap game.
Even as long drives stalled and frustration started to creep in for the North Ridgeville Rangers football team, Shane Swindig kept churning ahead.
After losing the first two sets against rival Bay Sept. 3, the Rocky River volleyball team was looking its third-consecutive three-set loss in the face.
Coach Julie Bendzuck and the Avon Eagles volleyball team have established themselves in recent years as one of the premier teams in not just the Southwestern Conference but in the entire state of Ohio. This is in part due to the team's ability to battle through tough opponents and stay both …
When junior Nora Chernosky and sophomore Cadence Shea get clicking on the court for the Magnificat volleyball team, there’s little any other team can do to stop them.
Whenever Amherst Comets senior Lexy Alston had the ball in a girls soccer match last Wednesday, the North Olmsted Eagles defense was sure to follow.
North Royalton Bears quarterback Joey Marousek dropped back to pass on third down during the opening drive of last week’s football season opener at North Ridgeville, briefly seeing a target down the middle of the field.
Former Patriot Athletic Conference rivals Fairview and Lutheran West will open their season at 7 p.m. Friday at Longhorn stadium in Rocky River. This will be a non-conference game for each team because the Patriot Athletic Conference disbanded after last school year and the Warriors moved in…
Despite tough efforts from conference newcomers Buckeye and Fairview, the Bay Rockets and Rocky River Pirates cross country teams continued their successes at the Great Lakes Conference Preview race Saturday at Cahoon Park in Bay Village.
The Rocky River and Westlake football teams have spent the past month preparing for their season-opening game on Thursday. The two teams last played in 2014 and are renewing their rivalry for the inaugural Westwood Cup sponsored by Westwood Country Club.
Following the June 27 death of former Rocky River High School football player Patrick Green, the Pirates football team will honor its teammate on the field this season.
Colin McNamara led the Fairview Warriors football team onto the field just like he had the first four weeks of the 2013 season.
Just five years removed from her Fairview High School graduation, Nicole Gladish is coming back to the Warriors, this time in a coaching role.
For the first six weeks of the 2018 high school football season, Avon Lake junior tight end Nick Marsh was forced to watch from the sideline as his Shoremen teammates amassed a perfect 6-0 start.
After two seasons leading the JV Warriors baseball team, Zak Broschk has been named the head varsity coach at Fairview High School.
Alex Laboy’s introduction to varsity volleyball at Avon High School was different than perhaps many of her other teammates.
Cycling wasn’t always Nate Cross’s passion. In some regards, it still isn’t. But when the 55-year-old Westlake resident isn’t working his 9-5 job fighting for those suffering from cystic fibrosis, he’s fighting mountains, harsh terrain and all the other elements nature can throw his way.
There have been two defining moments in Sami Jablonski’s first three seasons with the Westlake Demons’ varsity soccer team.
Entering her sophomore season at Indiana State University, Westlake graduate Alise Emser is looking to make her mark with the Sycamores this year. As a freshman, the midfielder started all 18 games, registered 10 shots (six on goal) but did not find the back of the net.
The picture-perfect weather June 25 at South Central Park in North Ridgeville was fitting for the theme of last week’s Summer Adventure Camp. Artful Antics was the topic of the week for the group of nearly 30 first- through sixth-graders enrolled in the third week of the city’s annual multi-…
For the first time ever, the best softball players in Cuyahoga County got a chance to shine against the best from Lorain County.
After the news that Lakewood would leave the Southwestern Conference for the Great Lakes Conference in 2020, speculation arose about whether the SWC would try to replace the school, and if so, how soon.