When the University School Preppers boys basketball team walked off the court after suffering a four-point loss to Shaker Heights in the 2019 Solon sectional finals head coach Sean McDonnell had a lot of things to feel proud about. For one thing it was University School’s debut in Division I…
Throughout a season riddled with stoppages in play due to the pandemic the University School hockey team was finding its rhythm at the perfect time. The Preppers were playing some of their best hockey by compiling 6-0-1 record heading into the Cleveland Cup semifinals match against crosstown…
If Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin was going to keep dropping 3-pointers, the host University School cagers were going to have a difficult time pulling away on Friday night at Weatherhead Gymnasium in Hunting Valley.
Without a goal through two league games, the University School puck-handlers were left scratching their heads after a 0-0 overtime tie against Shaker Heights and then a 3-0 loss against rival Gilmour Academy on Dec. 4.
University School had its pocket picked, and Maple Heights cashed in on a transition bucket to start the fourth quarter of a boys hoops season opener on Sunday evening at Cleveland Heights High School.
University School graduated five of seven state podium finishers from last year’s Division II championship swim team, but there was blood in the water for the 2019-20 Prepper torpedoes on Tuesday evening in Pepper Pike.
Shutouts are few and far between with a multitude of talented goal scorers in the Great Lakes Hockey League, which features the best high school teams in Northeast Ohio. There were only nine shutouts in 40 GLHL games last season.
The top four returners from a year ago were all in it to win it during the Division I boys cross-country state championship on 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.
University School senior Justin Iler took back his gold and led his Prepper harriers to a repeat state berth during the Division I region cross-country meet on Saturday at Boardman High School.
The Kenston boys cross-country team won its program’s first Division I district championship going away during the 17-team meet on Saturday at Madison High School’s 5-kilometer course in Lake County.
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.
There was just too much smoke out on the links during the Division I Northeast Ohio boys district golf tournament on Monday at the Pine Hills par-72 course in Hinckley Township.
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.
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.
The University School boys golf team didn’t graduate any linkers from last year’s postseason team, but the Preppers had a new ringer leading them back to districts during the Division I sectional tournament on Tuesday in Concord Township.
Winless through its first five matches, the University School soccer team is again flying under the radar despite the Preppers’ strength of schedule this season.
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.
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.
If football was like riding a bicycle, then surely experienced gridders wouldn’t need to be busting their donkeys during two-a-days and scrimmages amidst the August heat leading up to the first week of the season.
In case the University School varsity tennis program wasn’t already strong enough, the Prepper aces will be adding one of the best rising freshmen in the country to their lineup.
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.