Sports Category

Avon, Avon Lake to battle for SWC crown

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Girls Golf

By Joe Ostrica

Last year the Avon and Avon Lake girls golf teams won their league titles, in the West Shore Conference and Southwestern Conference, respectively. With Avon joining the SWC this season, the conference crown is likely going to come down between both teams. The SWC girls golf championship tournament is scheduled to take place today at Sweetbriar Golf Course.

As of Monday, Avon was …Read More

Pope Francis: words to live by, leadership to aspire to

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

When Pope Francis concluded his talk to Congress, he did not stand on the platform reveling in applause. He was out of the hall before the clapping stopped.

“We, not me” was a constant in his speech and action as he repeatedly deflected attention away from himself. This Fiat-riding, baby-kissing, humble man by-passed a glitzy lunch with Congresspersons to serve lunch to Washington’s poor and homeless. …Read More

North Olmsted edges Westlake, 32-29

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Southwestern Conference
By Jeff Gallatin
North Olmsted and Westlake put on another thriller Friday in a fight by both teams to get their first conference win with the Eagles eventually triumphing 32-29 on their home field.
With the win, the Eagles even their overall record at 2-2, with a Southwestern Conference record of 1-2. The Demons, go to 0-4 for the year, with an 0-3 conference mark. Both …Read More

McCall, Rangers run through Olmsted Falls

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

North Ridgeville’s Demario McCall runs for a 66-yard touchdown on his first carry of the night at Olmsted Falls on Friday. Photo – Ryan Kaczmarski

Southwestern Conference
By Ryan Kaczmarski
Even with limited touches, North Ridgeville’s electric running back Demario McCall made all the difference in the Rangers’ 23-13 victory over Olmsted Falls Friday night at Charles A. Harding Stadium.
On his first run of the night, McCall …Read More

Where Eagles fly, Avon outlasts North Olmsted

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Avon senior Will Heilman ran for an 86-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to tie the score at 34-34, sending the game into the first overtime period. Photo – Ryan Kaczmarski

Southwestern Conference
By Jeff Gallatin
A hardy, soggy group of fans saw a fantastic football buffet Friday, as Avon triumphed in a triple over-time thriller over host North Olmsted, 41-40, in the first ever Southwest Conference matchup …Read More