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Solon Middle School’s Start with Hello program received an award from Sandy Hook Promise, making it one of three in the Northeast Region to get the honor, board of education President John Heckman announced during the Monday meeting.

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Solon 138-pounder Trysten Zahoransky opened his senior campaign by putting three straight opponents on their backs for pins during the 35th edition of his home Comet Classic wrestling tournament on Friday and Saturday.

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Kenston 6-foot-3 junior Kyle Quinlan just knocked down his second 3-pointer for a 29-16 lead midway through the second quarter, and the Bomber cagers were well on their way during a season opener against Solon on Tuesday night in Bainbridge.

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Canton McKinley 6-foot, 200-pound stalwart running back Lameir Garrett broke off a 16-yard carry as the host Bulldogs were sniffing out a potential 21-7 lead midway through the second quarter of a playoff opener against Solon on Friday night.

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Too bad volleyball doesn’t feature best-of-seven matches, because then Solon might have had a chance during its Division I state semifinal against Columbus St. Francis DeSales on Friday afternoon at Wright State University’s Nutter Center in Fairborn.

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Solon High School freshman Michael Nimrick has loved Greek mythology for as long as he can remember, and he enjoyed learning about it in school. Yet playing an unconventional Hephaestus, Hector and Odysseus’s dog in “The Iliad, the Odyssey and all of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less” re…

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Solon volleyball trailed, 14-13, on a hitting error in the opening set of the Lady Comets’ Division I region championship match against one-loss Canton GlenOak on Saturday afternoon at Hyser Gymnasium in Hudson.

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After finishing fourth in the region, it appeared as if the Solon boys cross-country team mistimed its taper as the Comets saw their stock in the coaches poll drop from fourth to eighth among Division I contenders.

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When a miniature Captain Marvel or Queen Elsa show up at your door tonight chanting “trick or treat,” they may be holding a bright orange box.

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The big question for Solon (7-2, 5-1) was whether the Comets’ run defense could put the brakes on Strongsville 190-pound senior running back Garrett Clark during a Greater Cleveland Conference home battle Friday night at Stewart Field.

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Solon senior Ethan Wong had a sweet tooth for the end zone, but Greater Cleveland Conference foe Medina (5-3, 2-3) kept coming back in an aerial collision on Friday night at Stewart Field.

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The Solon City School District Board of Education approved a retire-rehire request, reassigned administrative tasks and approved English language learner mentors and home instruction teachers at their meeting Oct. 14.

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Solon was beyond the point of big trouble during the Comet gridders’ road test against unbeaten Greater Cleveland Conference foe Euclid on Friday night. Trouble had already come and gone, and matters only appeared to getting worse.

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Solon senior Maggie Yang was competing for a third straight trip to the big dance, but she’d have to punch her ticket with a freshman partner during the Division I Northeast District tennis tournament last Thursday and Saturday in Akron.

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The Solon boys cross-country team only had two of the same scorers from a year ago, but that didn’t stop the Comets from defending their Greater Cleveland Conference banner on Saturday at Garfield Park in Mentor.

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Government students recently witnessed firsthand how the court system works when the 8th District Court of Appeals heard two cases in the Solon High School auditorium. The cases, presented by attorneys to a three-judge panel sitting onstage, launched the district court’s new program “From Co…

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No team wants to take points off the board, especially not a 65-yard touchdown run by Solon 205-pound junior back Khalil Eichelberger during the Comets’ road battle against Shaker Heights on Saturday afternoon at Rupp Field.

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The intention of any athletic team is to continue to improve as the season progresses, but the key to success is to improve at a faster rate than one’s competition.

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Solon was trailing, 29-26, in the fourth quarter, but the Comets had no choice but to punt away with 3:20 remaining of their home affair against unbeaten league foe Brunswick on Friday night at Stewart Field.

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This was the year for another team in the Greater Cleveland Conference to step up and squash the league dynasty of the Solon girls tennis program, as the Lady Comets reloaded with new rackets on four of their five courts.

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Public schools across the Chagrin Valley and Geauga County for the most part performed well on the annual district report cards released this morning (Sept. 12) by the Ohio Department of Education.

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The 13th annual Solon Band Bash will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday at Stewart Field. Ten marching bands from Northeast Ohio will regale the audience with a variety of energizing music, colorful uniforms, dances, marches and rotations. As the host and largest ensemble, the 340-member Solon Hi…

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(Editor’s note: Tony Lange went 7-0 last week and is 12-3 overall.)

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With 54 singer-dancers, 16 band members and 24 students on crew, Solon High School’s show choir Music in Motion has won numerous trophies for its outstanding performances as an ensemble. Cabaret Night, starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the auditorium, showcases the talent of the individual MIM …

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When rival Twinsburg scored on the third play of the game, Solon had a question mark as to whether or not another high-scoring slugfest would ensue during non-league action Friday night at Tiger Stadium.

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Solon football only trailed, 20-15, at halftime of its season opener against non-league foe Hudson, as the Comets’ defense was both brilliant and a hot mess on Friday night at Stewart Field.

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Traditionally, the title of “World’s Greatest Athlete” has been given to the winner of the Olympic decathlon, but, in any one of the 10 given track and field disciplines, that winner is not the best.