track and field News

Area athletes give all at competitive Comet Relays

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

By Joe Ostrica

With 49 teams – 25 for boys and 24 for girls – competing at the 61st Comet Relays at Amherst High School last Saturday, there was plenty of talent on display for fans of local high school track and field. Magnificat placed the highest among area schools, finishing fourth overall in girls action. Avon’s Lady Eagles tied Brunswick for seventh. Westlake led area …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

Lutheran West boasts nine state qualifiers

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Division II track and field

By Ryan Kaczmarski

Lutheran West track and field has made school history once again.

The Lutheran West girls 4x400m relay team of (L-R) MaQuila Norman, Michaela Bierly, Anna Maxwell and Zaireea Norman qualified for the state meet with their time of 4:09.06, which was good enough for first place at the Lexington regionals on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Lutheran West High School.

The …Read More

Bay’s Bechtel qualifies for state in multiple events

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

The girls 400m dash podium was loaded with area athletes including winner Olivia Bechtel (Bay), second place Danielle Yasenchack (North Olmsted), third place Emily Joyce (Avon) and sixth place finisher Avery Pacella (Magnificat). Photo courtesy of Kent Klodnick

Division I track & field

By Ryan Kaczmarski

The OHSAA Division I high school track and field regional meets took place over the weekend, with area schools competing on …Read More

Shoremen lead area contingent with third-place finish at SWC championships

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

The Avon Lake 4×400 relay team of (L-R): Jason Sullivan, Hunter Bateman, Wyatt Minnich and Caleb Burr took first place with a time of 3:28.97. Photo courtesy of Avon Lake High School

Southwestern Conference

By Ryan Kaczmarski

One would think that if a school can pull from multiple cities to form its track and field teams, those team will fare pretty well. Once again, this was true …Read More