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A starting lineup with a freshman, two transfers and a player who was only eligible for half the season last year, maybe it should have taken the West Geauga girls basketball team a hot minute to get settled.

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The annual West Geauga Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl is just a week away, and while there is not currently a varsity hockey team, that won’t stop alumni, students, staff and parents of the local school district from hitting the ice in friendly competition this coming Thursday morning.

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“We are very good stewards of our taxpayer dollars,” Treasurer Karen Penler of the West Geauga Local Schools said as she presented the updated five-year financial forecast for the district Monday night. While expenditures remain consistent and within means, however, there are some uncertaint…

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After a recent incident involving a West Geauga High School teacher who allegedly used an image with racial implications in a class presentation about voter eligibility, the local school district’s Board of Education decided not to fire the educator, stating the use was of poor judgment and …

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West Geauga junior Patrick Garrett was on pace to become the first male cross-country runner from his program to punch a state ticket in 20 years, but he was cutting it close during the Division II regional meet on Saturday in Boardman.

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Not much went right for the West Geauga gridders through the majority of three quarters, as visiting rival Chagrin Falls appeared to be on its merry way into playoff contention on Friday night at Howell Field.

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The West Geauga gridders (4-4, 4-1) still control their destiny in the hunt for a Chagrin Valley Conference banner after putting a 31-6 road whipping on Edgewood (2-6, 0-5) Friday night at Corlew Stadium in Ashtabula.

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Five candidates, including one incumbent, are vying for two seats on the Newbury Board of Education as the district prepares to become part of the West Geauga Local School District for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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West Geauga renowned goal scorer Nicola Ehrbar hammered away a pair of tallies to put the Lady Wolverines well on their way to a bounce-back victory in a regular-season finale against Kenston on Saturday afternoon at Howell Field.

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Division IV AP No. 2-ranked Perry (7-0, 4-0) and Division III Geneva (6-1, 4-0) remain in the driver’s seat of the Chagrin Valley Conference Chagrin Division after lopsided victories against Chagrin Falls (4-3, 3-1) and Lakeside (1-6, 1-3), respectively.

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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.

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In a board report during the West Geauga Board of Education meeting Monday, Board Member Kathy Leavenworth informed that, based on preliminary information, the Newbury referendum petition did not acquire the requisite number of signatures to put an issue on the March ballot pertaining to the…

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A petition drive to allow Newbury Township residents to vote on the Newbury School District territory transfer to West Geauga Schools fell short last week.

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

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The West Geauga Local School District approved three shared service agreements with the Newbury Local School District during a regular board of education meeting Monday evening for the 2019-2020 school year.

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The Orange gridders blocked a pair of extra-point attempts, but it was special teams that accounted for the difference in a 27-25 road loss in their season opener against rival Beachwood on Friday night at McCullough Field.