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Football manager leaves mark, huge spot to fill at season’s end

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By Kayley Stutson

The Spectrum Staff Writer

Arriving promptly for football practice, he lugs equipment on to the field and oversees the maintenance of players’ gear.

He is the first one on and the last one off the field everyday. This is a job ideally for three people, but completed by one. This routine is finished daily from the month of June to November without any pay. However, …Read More

Shoremen, Shoregal athletes play through the pain for chance at glory

Monday, November 4th, 2013

By Henry Redman

The Spectrum Staff Writer

Athletes are known for their amazing feats of toughness and strength. Take Arizona Cardinals Safety Rashad Johnson who lost part of his middle finger while making a tackle. When he took his glove off, the finger stayed in his glove. The amazing part is that he played the rest of the game.

Although Shoremen athletes’ injuries may not be quite as …Read More

Senior Sports Players Signing Scholarships

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Mary Dickson

According to College Scholarships USA, the hunger for talented international soccer players is enormous. And nationally, there must be a need too, which might explain why so many of this year’s AHS senior soccer players have been signed with colleges for athletic scholarships. EN sat down with a few of these students to find out more about what goes into the world of …Read More

Throwing elbows for graduation seats

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Mary Dickson

Graduation day for this year’s seniors might not meet up to their expectations.

In the past, Avon’s graduation ceremony has been held in the school’s main gymnasium. But, with growing student population, this room is not large enough for the number of friends and family that want to attend the event. Therefore, last year, AHS started issuing tickets to its graduates.

Because seats for graduation …Read More

The Flying Man

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

By Jezza Syed

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, NO it’s David Blocksom. Blocksom is a resident of Rocky River and the chief financial officer of Ohio Cat, the distributor of Catepillar earth moving and power generation equipment. He uses an apparatus that allows him to fly. He told EN, once in flight “you are flying in an ocean of air; there is a total sense of …Read More