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.
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.
The race was for third place, or even fourth or fifth, as the Hawken School girls conquered yet another Chagrin Valley Conference championship swim meet on Saturday morning at their home Holtrey Pool in Chester Township.
Chagrin Falls junior John Cashy was the best individual swimmer in the field, but not much got in Hawken School’s way of winning its eighth consecutive Chagrin Valley Conference title on Saturday at the Hawks’ Holtrey Pool in Chester Township.
The best Division II boys swim programs in Northeast Ohio went head-to-head when defending state champion University School hosted reigning state runner-up Hawken School last Thursday at Weatherhead Natatorium in Hunting Valley.
Not too often does the Hawken School girls swim team have to rely more on its depth than the rich cream of the crop that the Lady Hawks have continued to produce for more than two decades.
Orange 6-foot-2 junior Myles King hadn’t had his number called for the majority of the night, but, when the Lion big took over the post late in the third quarter, Hawken School’s defense didn’t have an answer.
Behind all-Ohioans Casey Smith and Kaydan Lawson, the Orange girls basketball team is out to a 5-2 start with a 3-0 mark in the Chagrin Valley Conference after stumping Hawken, 74-38, on the road Saturday afternoon in Chester Township.
Hawken School sophomore Alex Podrez and Solon junior Denis Gorbachev led the Hawks and Comets to the top of the standings during the 33-team High School Winter Championships invitational on Saturday at the Spire Institute in Geneva.
Hawken School freshmen swimmers Jessica Eden and Tori Culotta led the best dynasty in Ohio to victory during the 33-team High School Winter Championships invitational on Saturday at the Spire Institute in Geneva.
Returning from a 20th consecutive state championship, the Hawken School girls swim took center stage with eight top-two individual finishes during the 44th Viking Invitational on Saturday at Cleveland State’s Busbey Natatorium.
Hawken School sophomore Ella Gilson was being tailed by Dayton Oakwood freshman Grace Hartman by just 0.6 second at the mile mark of the Division II state cross-country championship on Saturday afternoon at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
If the Chagrin Falls girls cross-country team wanted to earn its fifth straight trip to states, the Lady Tigers were going to have do so without their No. 1 runner during the Division II regional meet on Saturday in Boardman.
West Geauga freshman Rylie Hanford and Orange junior Blessing Nwaozuzu represented two very different programs, but they both stamped their names in the books during the 43rd annual girls tennis state tournament on Friday and Saturday in Mason.
The Gilmour Academy gridders (9-0, 4-0) got back to their offensive ways during a 46-6 road waxing of Villa Angela-St. Joseph (3-6, 3-1) in North Coast League action on Saturday night in Euclid.