Brookside High School News

Brookside athletes and teams to be inducted in sports hall

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

By Joe Ostrica

Two individuals and two basketball teams are among this year’s inductees for the Brookside High School Athletic Hall of Fame, which will take place May 19 at the high school cafeteria.

Rich Flowers (class of 1983) and Brian DeVito (class of 2000) are among the inductees. Flowers was a three-sport star athlete in football, basketball and track and field for the Cardinals …Read More

Relatives find peace remembering Lisa on bench in her honor

Thursday, October 20th, 2016


Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

They made their way from the parking lot up a winding, pavered path.  They seemed a little hesitant. When Annette Carrao recognized them, she called out their names urging them forward.  Lynne and Loretta Rositano broke into smiles as quick introductions were made.

Then Carrao pointed the mother and daughter towards a bench facing Lake Erie. “Go sit on it,” she encourages, …Read More

Beautiful tribute to Brookside alumni blossoms at Shell Cove Park

Thursday, October 20th, 2016


Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Annette Carrao says she and Mark Kudrin have been friends since their days at Brookside High School. You get the impression some occasional good-natured mischief might have been a part of that friendship, but the overwhelming sense is these two good friends loved their Brookside experience and their classmates.

When they attended their 40th reunion a year ago, they and others from …Read More

PAC, Mags volleyball previews

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

By Ryan Kaczmarski and Joe Ostrica

The Brookside volleyball team will attempt to defend its Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division under the guidance of a new head coach this season.
Jenn Larrick, who was an All-Ohio and Miss Volleyball selection during her playing years at Elyria, was also a standout player at the University of Akron.
Larrick served as the head coach for Avon High School from 2009-2012. …Read More

Brookside varsity football preview: Strong senior class look to bring Cards a winning record

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Brookside has high expectations after showing improvement on the football field the past two seasons. Photo – Daniel Ondercin

Patriot Athletic Conference
By Joe Ostrica
Brookside head football coach Paul Ferguson has high expectations for the 2015 season, and with good reason. A key core of seniors, including quarterback Dudley Taw, wide receiver/defensive back Hunter Schmeltzer, tight end Max Wilson, tailback Evan Brown-Fugate, tailback/defensive end Devin McFeaters …Read More