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Shoregals lock up first SWC swim title in 15 years

Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Avon Lake’s “A”-medley relay team (on right, L-R) of Brittany Menzer, Catrionna Bruce, Libby Smith and Kasey O’Rourke broke the SWC record in their event. The Shoregals’ second medley “B” relay team (left) includes (L-R) Maya Assaf, Abby Williams and Chloe Casterline (not pictured: Katie Medwid). Photo courtesy of Daniel Smith

Southwestern Conference
By Joe Ostrica

Entering last weekend’s Southwestern Conference swimming and diving championship meet with …Read More

Pirates earn sweep at GLC swimming and diving championships

Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Both the Rocky River swimming and diving teams edged out Bay for the Great Lakes Conference championship, Saturday at Lakewood High School. Photo courtesy of Mark Harris

Great Lakes Conference
By Ryan Kaczmarski
The Rocky River High School boys and girls swimming and diving teams earned the Great Lakes Conference championships, in the league’s inaugural season, Saturday at Lakewood High School. The Pirates won a combined 14 …Read More

Local trio have Yellow Jackets flying on the court

Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Fairview Park/North Ridgeville/Rocky River
By Ryan Kaczmarski
There is no lack of girls basketball talent coming from local high schools to move on to play at the collegiate level. To see this phenomenon in action, one only has to take the short drive to Berea, where the Baldwin Wallace University women’s basketball team features a trio of starters who hail from Fairview, Rocky River and Lake Ridge …Read More

Bay throttles EC, move into tie for top of GLC

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Bay senior John Koz started off the incredible 31-7 second quarter run with this layup and the foul for a traditional 3-point play. Photo – David Cleveland

Great Lakes Conference
By Ryan Kaczmarski
The Bay High School boys varsity basketball team had a quarter of play for the ages on Friday night, as the Rockets went on a 31-7 run in the second stanza and never looked …Read More

Bulldogs frustrate Eagles in SWC border war thriller

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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The zone defense of Braden Galaska, left, and Victor Hitterman, right, kept North Olmsted star Andy Lucien frustrated the entire game, allowing him to only hit on two shots from the field. Photo – Ryan Kaczmarski

Southwestern Conference
By Ryan Kaczmarski
This was “the” game to be at on Friday night in the Southwestern Conference. The North Olmsted Eagles headed into Olmsted Falls without a blemish on …Read More