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…
Gilmour Academy hockey had been causing havoc with its forecheck all game, and it finally paid dividends early in the third period against rival University School in the district title game on Friday night in Kent.
The Gilmour Academy girls basketball team possessed the talent to go out and contend for a district championship this season when few outsiders thought the Lady Lancers could.
Competing against the Brecksville-Broadview Heights girls can be intimidating for opposing gymnasts, especially those who were making their debuts during the Northeast District meet on Saturday at West Geauga High School.
As any senior athlete would hope for, Orange’s Jonah Katz ended his high school career with a lifetime best 57.43 seconds to finish fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke during the Division II state swim meet on Friday night at Branin Natatorium in Canton.
The state No. 1-ranked Gilmour Academy hockey team might have dodged an upset bullet, but the key was getting one of its 48 bullets on net to dodge Hudson senior goalie Will Hannon in district quarterfinals action Monday night in Kent.
Gilmour Academy didn’t even have a boys swim team last year, and now four Lancer torpedoes are gearing for states – well, don’t fact check that statement, because it’s only half true.
University School swimming took back its sectional thrown, but two-time defending champion Hawken School might as well have had a free pass to districts during the Division II sectional meet on Friday at the Spire Institute in Geneva.
To say that the rest of the Division II swimmers in Northeast Ohio and across the state have their work cut out would be an unfair statement in a sport that now has the majority of its athletes tapering.
Opponents can put their best skaters on the ice to stop Gilmour Academy varsity hockey’s starting line, but the problem is the Ice Lancers are just going to keep coming and coming no matter the shift.
As the past three weeks have unfolded, it’s become clear that the Gilmour Academy girls basketball program has somehow retained its reputation as a Northeast Ohio power when few thought the Lady Lancers would. Losing four varsity starters and incurring a revolving door of three coaches in th…
Contrary to every poll or ranking, Gilmour Academy was the team to beat for the overwhelming majority of a road battle against North Coast League foe Villa Angela-St. Joseph on Friday night in Cleveland.
Second and third place were meaningless in the 400-yard freestyle relay, as a dual between the Gilmour Academy and Chagrin Falls girls swim teams came down to a winner-takes-all finale on Tuesday evening in Gates Mills.