Whether Chagrin Falls’ offense could crack University School’s zone was the big question entering the Division II boys lacrosse region championship last Thursday at Crawford Field in Cleveland Heights.
There weren’t many eliminations to go around for the Solon boys track and field team last Wednesday and Friday, when the Comets captured their fourth straight Division I district banner at Fitch High School in Austintown.
HUNTING VALLEY — The University School rocketry team is ready for take-off as members head to the national finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge Fly-Off on Saturday. The team, cleverly named US Space Program, is one of 101 teams competing to advance to the world competition in Paris,…
University School’s defense delivered a hard-knock message to unbeaten Chagrin Falls during the first possession of a Division II boys lacrosse showdown last Thursday at Scovil Field in Hunting Valley.
St. Francis de Sales isn’t necessarily a team University School boys lacrosse should have battled from behind, but the host Preppers struggled to exert their dominance in the first half on Saturday afternoon at Scovil Field in Hunting Valley.
University School lacrosse may have gotten off easy during a season opener against Solon on Saturday afternoon, when the Preppers appeared to mean business during a 17-6 rout at Scovil Field in Hunting Valley.
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.
A two-goal deficit in the second period is nothing to sweat about in high school hockey, but University School had reason to worry during its state semifinal against Dublin Jerome on Friday morning at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
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.
University School wasn’t favored to win any of the three relays entering the finals of the boys Division II state swimming championship on Friday evening at Canton McKinley’s Branin Natatorium.
University School had its struggles on the ice this season, in terms of University standards, anyway, but the Ice Preppers are right back where they’ve been the past seven years – the district finals.
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.
Possessing a great start doesn’t mean a whole lot in the 500-yard freestyle, at least compared to the 50 freestyle. Turns, breathing patterns, pacing and pure stamina mean a heck of a lot more – oh, and the ability to kick.
After posting a meager 5-5 mark in the Great Lakes Hockey League, University School found itself in a donnybrook with Holy Name for the Cleveland Cup title on Saturday night at OBM Arena in Strongsville.
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.
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.
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.
Kenston 160-pound senior Joe Koplow repeated a runner-up finish, while Chagrin Falls heavyweight senior Henry Woofter moved up five spots on the podium during the 54th annual Kenston Invitational Tournament Dec. 28-29 in Bainbridge Township.
Losing takes its toll on any player, coach or team, but the West Geauga boys basketball squad should be feeling a bit rejuvenated after pulling off a road nail-biter against University School on Saturday night in Hunting Valley.
Matthew Tuffuor has always had an entrepreneurial streak. From a young age, he was infatuated with how businesses started, worked and made money.
University School was one step ahead all night, but a five-minute major accessed to an unknown player had the Ice Preppers losing a 4-3 overtime battle against Shaker Heights on Friday night at Thornton Park.
There’s no doubt University School has the talent to defend its Division II state swimming championship after the performances the Preppers put forth during the Ned Reeb Invitational on Saturday at Ohio State’s McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus.
A high school cross-country runner would have to be a few spikes short of a full cleat to be putting in 50 miles the week leading up to the state championship at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
One of the perks of a young team is its potential to improve at a faster rater than experienced squads that often hit the ground running with an inevitable plateau on the horizon.
The Kenston boys cross-country team is riding its second most successful string of seasons in program history after the Bombers secured their third straight trip to states during Division I regional competition on Saturday in Boardman.
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.
The Chagrin Falls boys soccer team never stopped scoring during a 7-2 drubbing of Aurora in Division II Kent District semifinals action on Tuesday night at the Tigers’ home C.S. Harris Stadium.
The Kenston, Solon and University School boys repeated their team finishes from a year ago, while Solon senior Olivia Howell defended her title going away during the Division I district cross-country meet on Saturday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds in Cortland.
For the first time this season, the Gilmour Academy gridders did not win by way of a blowout during their home battle against North Coast League foe Warren John F. Kennedy on Saturday afternoon at Weber Stadium.
There was no jack-in-the-box when the Division V AP No. 7-ranked Gilmour Academy gridders (7-0, 2-0) hosted the winless Cleveland Central Catholic Ironmen (0-7, 0-2) to a 42-6 whacking in North Coast League action on Saturday afternoon at Weber Stadium.
Despite a starting lineup that remains in flux from injuries, the Solon boys soccer team put together its most dominant victory of the season during an 8-2 home rout against fellow Division I foe University School on Saturday night at Stewart Field.
The University School golf team didn’t defend its sectional crown, but five new Prepper linksters did what was needed to survive and advance during the Division I sectional tournament on Monday at Quail Hollow Country Club’s par-71 course in Concord Township.
The University School gridders (3-3) got back in the chase in their region with a 46-18 home victory against old-time rival Western Reserve Academy (2-4) on Saturday afternoon at Everett Field on their Shaker Heights campus.
The Gilmour Academy gridders (5-0) owned a 28-6 halftime lead, but the Lancers by no means were breathing easy with Lutheran East (2-3) as their opponent on Saturday night at Euclid Community Stadium.
HUNTING VALLEY — After an eight month search, University School has officially named Patrick Gallagher as its 10th head of school, effective immediately, on Sept. 22.
The Gilmour Academy gridders faced likely the biggest mismatch in the trenches they’ll have all season when Division VII AP No. 10-ranked Youngstown Valley Christian School came to town on Saturday afternoon in Gates Mills.