Olmsted Falls News

Handwerk first Longhorn two-time state champion

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

State Wrestling Meet
By Joe Ostrica

Lutheran West junior James Handwerk did it again. After picking up a 7-1 decision victory in the Division III 182-pound division, Handwerk became the first Longhorn wrestler to win two state championships. The victory boosted his final record for the season to 49-3 overall.
Handwerk defeated Pymatuning Valley’s Gaige Willis for the state championship in Columbus last Saturday. Handwerk scored a takedown …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

Nageotte takes 4th at nationals, becomes alternate on US team in world championships

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Olmsted Falls native Katie Nageotte recently set a new personal record of 14–11 as she placed fourth in the USA pole vault National Championships. Photo courtesy of Katie Nageotte

Olmsted Falls
By Ryan Kaczmarski
Katie Nageotte has kept herself pretty busy since graduating from Olmsted Falls High School. She went on to graduate from Ashland University, where she was a two-time NCAA Division II National Champion (one …Read More

Former Bulldog promoted at Baldwin Wallace University

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Olmsted Falls

Courtesy of Baldwin Wallace University

Jeff Miller, a 1996 graduate of BW, began his fifth year in the Yellow Jackets’ Office of Sports Information in 2014-2015.  He was named the Associate Director of Sports Information on July 1, after serving his previous four years as the Assistant Sports Information Director.

Miller, a native of Olmsted Falls, returned to his alma mater and sports public relations in …Read More

Westview Swim Team continues to promote summer fun and fitness

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Head coach Sara Gildea instructs swimmers Hannah Ryan, left, Alexis Wendling, middle, and Katie Voisinet on the proper techniques. Photo – Ryan Kaczmarski

By Ryan Kaczmarski

In 1971, the Village of Westview ceased to exist, formally merging with the Village of Olmsted, therefore officially becoming the city of Olmsted Falls in 1972.

Even though that happened more than 40 years ago, there is still one holdover which …Read More