Gilmour Academy 15th-year head varsity hockey coach John Malloy might have been feeling sorry for his players, including four seniors who punched their program’s first state final-four ticket since 2011.
Gilmour Academy must have had a holiday discount at Sherwin-Williams, because the Lancer cagers had no problem finding the paint during a boys hoops season opener against Cornerstone Christian Academy on Saturday night in Gates Mills.
Gilmour Academy varsity ice hockey coach John Malloy is already in the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall as an icon in the high school hockey ranks, and his most recent accomplishment solidifies his legendary status even more.
Gilmour Academy didn’t shy away from a formidable Division I opponent during the Lady Lancers’ season opener against Euclid on Saturday night at their home basketball court in Gates Mills.
The Gilmour Academy spikers owned a 16-12 lead in the fourth set with an opportunity to put their Division II state semifinal match away against Bishop Fenwick last Thursday night at Wright State University’s Nutter Center in Fairborn.
The Gilmour Academy girls cross-country team might not have had an all-Ohioan this season, but that didn’t stop the Lady Lancers from securing their 10th straight top-10 finish during the Division III state championship Saturday at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
For the first time in 11 years, a team not named Beaumont, Lake Catholic or Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin will represent Northeast Ohio in the state final four of high school volleyball out of the Division II Stow Region.
The University School gridders (5-4) surrendered just 148 yards, but a lack of complementary football resulted in a 30-14 road loss against fellow Division III foe Youngstown East (4-5) on Friday night at Rayen Stadium in Mahoning County.
One of the most aggressive serving programs in the state, Gilmour Academy volleyball should have a good handle on its serve receive with plenty of practice at its home gym.
Some funny guy started shouting, “Sixteenth. Sixteenth. You’re 16th,” as Gilmour Academy senior Bryson Simpson was on the final stretch to the finish line during the Division III region cross-country meet on Saturday in Boardman.
Gilmour Academy ace Carly Cohen was the only senior making her state singles debut during the Division II tennis championship Friday and Saturday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, just northeast of Cincinnati.
The defending district champion Solon volleyball team (15-9) wasted no time securing its fourth straight trip to the finals by disposing of Warren Howland (20-5) in three sets during semifinals play Tuesday night at the Lady Comets’ home floor.
The days of the Markel sisters and Katie Engle contending for individual district titles are over, but the stability of the Gilmour Academy girls cross-country program showed during the Division III meet on Saturday in Medina.
The Chagrin Falls girls soccer team defeated Gilmour Academy, 3-1, on Monday night at C.S. Harris Stadium to earn its first trip to a Division II district title game since a state runner-up campaign in 2016.
The defending state champion took fifth, and a player who was third at the previous week’s sectional tournament ended up with the title.
The Hawken School gridders (3-4) were clicking on all cylinders to score more points than they have in more than 20 seasons during a 63-26 home victory against Richmond Heights (0-7) on Friday night at Walton Stadium.
Gilmour Academy (3-3) owned a 7-0 lead at the quarter mark as the host Lancers were fixing to defend their home gridiron against southern neighbor University School (4-2) on Saturday afternoon in Gates Mills.
Two years ago, the Gilmour Academy boys golf team finished third in their district, before going on to finish Division III state runner-up during the 2017 championships in Columbus.
After seven seasons without a shutout victory, the University School gridders (3-2) posted their second such triumph during a 35-0 road romping against Division IV Cleveland Central Catholic (0-5) on Saturday afternoon at Stefanski Stadium.
There was only one player on the links who could hang with Gilmour Academy during the Division III boys golf sectional last Wednesday at the Pine Hills par-72 course in Hinkley Township.
Bouncing back from two tough weeks on the road, University School (2-2) returned to the dub column during a 48-9 homecoming rout against fellow Division III foe Cleveland John Hay (0-4) on Saturday afternoon at Scovil Field in Hunting Valley.
Hawken School moved the pigskin plenty, but it was the Gilmour Academy gridders (2-1) who were punching it in the end zone during a battle for the helmet on Saturday afternoon at Weber Stadium in Gates Mills.
Gilmour Academy 5-foot-7 outside hitter and defensive specialist Brooke Clair had been playing lights out for the Lady Lancers entering their home eight-team volleyball invitational on Saturday in Gates Mills.
The Gilmour Academy gridders liked their chances if they had a lead entering the fourth quarter of their home battle against Division IV Warrensville Heights on Saturday afternoon at Weber Stadium in Gates Mills.
University School posted its first shutout victory in eight years, 34-0, and it was no fluke when the Preppers hosted Division IV Warrensville Heights on Friday afternoon at Scovil Field in Hunting Valley.
Going off pitch counts in the first two innings, Gilmour Academy was in big trouble during the Lancers’ Division II state championship game against Dayton Chaminade Julienne on Sunday evening at Canal Park in Akron.
Gilmour Academy owned a 1-0 lead, but 6-foot-5 sophomore righty Ben DeMell faced a bases-loaded jam in the top of the third against St. Clairsville (20-10) in the Division II state semifinals Saturday at Canal Park in Akron.
Gilmour Academy’s one-through-four batters didn’t knock in any runs, but the Lancers still plated a baker’s dozen thanks to the depth of their order to win their first Division II region championship Saturday in Hudson.
The Gilmour Academy girls didn’t score a ton of points, but they sure brought home a ton of hardware from the Division III state track and field meet Friday and Saturday at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus.
Advancing four relays to the state track and field meet is supposed to be a once-in-while thing, but the Gilmour Academy girls don’t know much different.
Either the Gilmour Academy boys were sandbagging at districts or their training really cashed in during the four-by-800-meter relay during last week’s Division III region track and field meet in Massillon.
Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin loaded the bases on three singles in the seventh and could have knocked Gilmour Academy sophomore Ben DeMell off the mound with perhaps one more at-bat during Division II district semifinals action on Monday in Gates Mills.
There were no challengers to try and take the Gilmour Academy girls track and field team’s belt away, as the Lady Lancers won their 17th straight district crown during the Division III meet last week in Cuyahoga Heights.
Just as soon as the Gilmour Academy baseball team jumped to No. 1 in the Division II state coaches poll, the Lancers had their 18-game win streak snapped by that team down the street.
GATES MILLS — Gilmour Academy student Teeba Furat Marlowe has faced more challenges at the age of 17 than many people will in a lifetime. Her brother Yousef was killed by an improvised explosive device during a taxi ride in Baghdad with Teeba, who was then 2, and their father.
After falling victim to a one-goal loss against Lake Catholic on April 10, the Gilmour Academy boys lacrosse team wasn’t going to suffer the same fate in a pair of nail-biters against Cleveland Heights and Walsh Jesuit.
Hopefully the folks at Gilmour Academy let Medina Highland senior Ryan Chema keep the baseball following his single in the fourth inning against the Lancers in a non-league meeting on Saturday at Figgie Field in Gates Mills.
Featured by sophomore Andre Rodgers’ sprint MVP performance, the Gilmour Academy boys track and field team finished runner-up during St. Thomas Aquinas’ 11th Big Ox Invitational on Saturday in Louisville.
The Gilmour Academy baseball team got a taste of great pitching and top-to-bottom hitting, as well as a mouth full of defeat during the Lancer sluggers’ first two games of the season last week.
Gilmour Academy athletic director Sean O’Toole announced the hiring of Anton Trifonovs as the head coach of the varsity girls soccer team earlier this month. He succeeds Joe Ciuni, a 2003 Gilmour graduate who led the Lady Lancers to a 48-8-5 record in three seasons at the helm, including a D…