Rocky River News

Local youth to play for elite national soccer team in Spain tourney

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Rocky River

By Michael Fitzpatrick

A Rocky River middle schooler is having quite the European vacation. Jacob Bergin is a member of a U.S. national youth soccer team currently playing in a prestigious tournament in Spain.

Bergin, who is 5-7 and 115 pounds soaking wet, earned a spot on the id2 team — which is the U.S. Soccer association’s program to identify young players — after playing in …Read More

Rocky River varsity football preview: New coach, new league, no problem for Pirates

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Senior Eric Jones moves to the starting quarterback position for Rocky River this season. Photo – Ryan Kaczmarski

Great Lakes Conference
By Ryan Kaczmarski
It is a great season of change for the Rocky River High School football program. Gone is the the quarterback-receiver tandem of Matt Lowry to Patrick Connors, which put up incredible statistics over the past couple of seasons. Gone is the West Shore …Read More

ODNR OK’s deer sterilization project in Cincinnati; Lorain County Metro Parks will explore

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has granted a scientific research permit to the Cincinnati Parks and a resident group in Cincinnati’s Clifton neighborhood to use rapid ovariectomy (sterilization) to control its deer population. This is a significant step forward to assess nonlethal options for deer management.

This procedure, similar to spaying pets, is used increasingly – and successfully – without resorting to a lethal-only approach. Projects …Read More

Blue Streaks sweep St. Joe’s, prep for postseason

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Magnificat junior Elise Keshock scored a game-high 25 points in last Wednesday's win over St. Joseph Academy. Photo – Ryan Kaczmarski

Rocky River

By Ryan Kaczmarski

The two games a season that Magnificat plays against St. Joseph Academy are always action-packed affairs, and last Wednesday’s matchup at the Magnificat main gym did not disappoint.

After winning in the Jaguars’ house on Dec. 20, 69-50, the Blue Streaks earned …Read More

Blue Streaks soccer trio sign college NLIs

Friday, February 13th, 2015

The trio of Magnificat soccer players moving up to the collegiate level this fall are (L-R): Sydney Duggan, Kaleigh Piscioneri and Sarah Lawrence. Photo courtesy of Magnificat High School

Rocky River

By Ryan Kacmarski

Over the last three years, the Magnificat High School soccer program has burst onto the state stage, winning a Division I district title, and two regional titles the past two seasons.

This year’s …Read More