Hawken School junior Ella Gilson was going to have to come from behind if she wanted to defend her title during the Division II state cross-country championship Saturday at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
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.
History continued to repeat itself for Hawken School junior Ella Gilson, which wasn’t such a bad thing during the Division II region cross-country meet on Saturday at Boardman High School.
The Chagrin Falls girls cross-country team won its fourth straight Division II district title, while Hawken School junior Ella Gilson won her third straight individual crown on Saturday at separate meets.
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.
League newcomer Edgewood stole the girls team trophy by one point while Hawken School junior Ella Gilson three-peated her individual title during the Chagrin Valley Conference cross-country meet on Saturday at the Geauga County Fairgrounds.
After colliding three times in the postseason last year, Orange senior Blessing Nwaozuzu and West Geauga sophomore Rylie Hanford were at it again during last week’s Division II sectional tennis tournament at the Mayfield Racquet Club.
A 13-0 halftime deficit would have been quite a tall order for the Hawken School gridders (2-4, 1-2) to overcome last year, when they averaged 13.4 points per game.
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.
Behind a medalist round from junior No. 3 shooter Thomas Wong, the Hawken School boys golf team secured a repeat ticket to states during the Division II Northeast District tournament on Tuesday in Ravenna.
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.
Behind a program-record night from 5-foot-2, 115-pound freshman running back Dominic Johnson, Hawken School ended an 11-game skid with a 40-14 thumping of Newbury during its home opener on Friday night at Walton Stadium.
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.
Five Kenston athletes, one team and a Bomber athletic trainer as well as two Hawken School athletes and an athletic trainer were recognized during the second University Hospitals Sports Medicine Athlete Awards May 31 at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland.
Despite entering the race as the overwhelming favorite, Hawken School sophomore Ella Gilson had her hands full from start to finish during the 1,600-meter run at the Division II state championship Saturday in Columbus.
Just when Chagrin Falls was on the verge of really blowing open its lead, Hawken School came right back and scored four straight goals during the Division II girls lacrosse regional championship on Friday night in Hudson.
Hawken School sophomore Ella Gilson didn’t beat herself up to break five minutes for the third consecutive week in the 1,600-meter run, because she didn’t have to.
A repeat district championship was already locked up for the Orange boys track and field team, but the Lions saved their best performance for last during the Division II meet on Saturday in Perry.
Sprints, distance and jumps, the Hawken School girls track and field team showcased its all-around talent during a championship showing at the Division II Perry District meet last Thursday and Saturday in Lake County.
GATES MILLS — Only five teachers across the country are bestowed with Northwestern University’s Distinguished Secondary School Teacher Award. This year, Bob Shurtz, a calculus and physics teacher at Hawken School, is one of the five winners.
The Hawken School boys tennis program was gutted by the loss of its top three singles players and a first doubles racket from last season, but the Hawk aces showed their resilience in sectional play last week.
Moving up to the Chagrin Division, the Hawken School girls track and field team proved it could do more than hold its own during the Chagrin Valley Conference meet last week at Orange High School.
Playhouse Square announced nominees for this year’s fourth annual Dazzle Awards, presented by Pat and John Chapman of The Jimmy Awards/The National High School Musical Theatre Awards. Included in the nominations of more than 20 schools were Solon, Orange and Chagrin Falls high schools and Ha…
That darn ACT exam had the Hawken School girls lacrosse team going from three straight wins to three straight losses during a home battle against Revere on Friday and a pair of tournament games Saturday in Columbus.
The Chagrin Falls girls lacrosse team inflicted enough damaged in the first 12 minutes of its season opener against Hawken School to sustain the second-half ebbs and flows with ease on Tuesday night at C.S. Harris Stadium.
Hawken School athletic director James Doyle announced last week the hiring of Josh Nugent as the upper school's head coach for the varsity boys basketball program, which is coming off a 2-21 campaign.
Behind a pitching gem and a seventh-inning rally, the Orange baseball team picked up a pair of victories last week during its spring-break trip to Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.
A surplus of infielders is usually a good problem to have in high school baseball, but a young Hawken School team finds itself between a rock and a hard place with only 10 sluggers playing varsity ball.
Solon High School senior Samuel Oguntoyinbo was named the grand prize winner of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage’s 11th annual Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out essay writing contest at an awards ceremony March 14 at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Hawken School 106-pound freshman Patrick Reineke was one win away from the state podium, but 10,000 fans appeared to be rooting for his opponent during the Division III tournament on Friday at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus.
The Hawken School wrestling program had yet to crown a district champion under 19-year head coach Bob Rodriguez entering the 54-team Division III tournament on Friday and Saturday at Garfield Heights.
Sprint freestylers don’t always get the credit they deserve in the grueling sport of swimming, with critics thinking it doesn’t take much to swim two or four lengths of the pool. But what spectators see on race day is only the tip of the iceberg.
It was a scene that happens year after year in Northeast Ohio, but the finish of the girls 500-yard freestyle never gets old during the Division II Northeast District championship at Cleveland State’s Busbey Natatorium.
The 200-yard individual medley and 500 freestyle are the most demanding events in high school swimming, with water athletes getting tested in stroke diverseness and stamina, as well as mental fortitude in those races.
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.