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TNBA has title showing at Under Armour National Championships

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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The TNBA Premier team which won the Under Armour National Championship is pictured kneeling (L-R): Sarah Sprecher, Mic Barnes, Riley Schill and McKenah Peters; standing (L-R): coach Joe Young, Alexus Lessears, Colleen Neitzel, Deja Winters, Keely Hall, Phoebe Sterba and head coach Kevin McNamara. Photo courtesy of Kevin McNamara

Fairview Park
By Ryan Kaczmarski
The National Basketball Academy (TNBA) Premier girls AAU basketball team, which plays out of Fairview …Read More

Playoff baseball right around the corner for WBL

Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Pony League players battle at Westlake’s Clague Field No. 5 during the summer 2015 WBL Recreation Season. Photo courtesy of John S. Alfes

Westlake
Courtesy of John S. Alfes
The Westlake Baseball League (WBL) playoffs begin on July 20. With the standings tightening up in each league, the 2015 post-season looks to provide plenty of late-July heroics and entertainment.
In the Minor league, the reigning 2014 champion Storm …Read More

Fairview Park native runs Iowa leg of MS Run the US

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Fairview Park
By Ryan Kaczmarski
Two years ago, Fairview Park resident Rachel Aldrich took her love for running to the next level, making a run for her love for her mother by participating in the MS run the US relay.
In 2013, she ran the 245-mile Ohio leg of the relay. This year, she is running 176 miles across the state of Iowa in hopes of meeting her …Read More

Fairview’s Harvey steps down as girls hoops coach, takes boys position

Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Fairview Park
By Ryan Kaczmarski
Five years ago, Bill Harvey, a Lakewood resident, took over a downtrodden Fairview girls basketball program. Over that time, he has built the Lady Warriors into a top-tier program in the Patriot Athletic Conference.

Bill Harvey

Now with the departure of seven-year boys basketball head coach Peter Maienknecht, Harvey has decided to do it all over again, this time with the boys at …Read More

Lacrosse season hits the ground running in 2015

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Varsity lacrosse preview: From the April 15, 2015 issue of West Side Sports (page B5)

By Ryan Kaczmarski

The Bay High girls varsity lacrosse team defeated Avon Lake, 12-10 on March 30, to win the "Westshore Cup" trophy–a tradition started between the two teams this year. The trophy will be housed at the winning team's high school for a year until the the following year's competition. …Read More