The Solon girls golf program graduated its No. 1 linkster for the second straight year, but the Lady Comets remain the team to beat in the Greater Cleveland Conference with four straight league banners.
On a quest to become his team’s third national champion in four years, Mitchell Caldwell, 11, of Solon, had his sights 5 meters high during the 2019 USA Diving junior championships held July 30 to Aug. 6 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
The gals from Chagrin Valley Country Club were solely focused on splitting their points with Westwood Country Club during the final team play of the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association last Thursday at their home links in Moreland Hills.
Helene D’Andrea already overcame a three-hole deficit once, but she’d have to do it again during the 97th Cleveland Women’s Golf Association District Championship on Friday at Columbia Hills Golf Course in Columbia Station.
The Cleveland Futbol Club 17-and-under girls weren’t quite as dominant as the USA women’s national team in group play, but they didn’t have Thailand to beat up on for a 13-0 victory like in the FIFA World Cup.
The only squad with four linkers shooting under 100 strokes, the Chagrin Falls girls golf team finished runner-up during the Chagrin Valley Conference preseason tournament on Monday at Punderson State Park’s par-72 course in Newbury.
Sparked by a trio of freshmen, the University School boys golf program captured the team trophy during the Kenston Invitational Tournament on Tuesday at Punderson State Park’s par-72 course in Newbury.
He was just trying to stop the bleeding in the final 15 miles as a first-time competitor during the 13th Burning River 100-Mile Endurance Run on Saturday and Sunday through Cuyahoga Falls, Akron, Peninsula and Stow.
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.
The competition for gold was as strong as it’s been in more than a decade during the 50th annual swimming of the Chagrin Valley Invitational Relays on Saturday at the recreation center in Chagrin Falls.
Home-links advantage might be a thing in the low-gross field, but the 68th Mary K. Browne Tournament, played last Wednesday and Thursday at the Kirtland Country Club in Willoughby is a low-net event.
Gold medals are usually claimed by even-aged swimmers, but that wasn’t the case for a trio of triple-event winners during the 30th annual Bainbridge Invitational on Saturday at the Lake in the Woods outdoor pool at the north end of Haskins Road.
Hopefully, the 35 freshmen heading to Ohio Northern University with lacrosse sticks in stow for the 2016 season had packed plenty of coconut oil, because their growing pains no doubt would be full of stretch marks.
When Cincinnati native John Malloy accepted a job offer in Northeast Ohio after earning his Master of Education from Miami University in 1981, his dad, Bob Malloy, mailed him a letter with two train tickets to Cleveland.
When tuition went up and his financial aid package did not, Tim Koenig had to make the tough decision to step away from playing basketball his junior season at Case Western Reserve University in 2004.
Reggie Jagers III can’t go back in time and change his performance from the 2013 Pan American Junior Athletic Championships in Medellin, Colombia, where he took bronze in the discus throw.
Solon 11-year-old Mitchell Caldwell was a man who executed a plan as the lone triple-event champion during the USA Diving Zone C Championships June 14-16 at Eastern Michigan University’s Michael H. Jones Natatorium in Ypsilanti.
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Going off pitch counts in the first two innings, Gilmour Academy was in big trouble during the Lancers’ Division II state championship game against Dayton Chaminade Julienne on Sunday evening at Canal Park in Akron.
Gilmour Academy owned a 1-0 lead, but 6-foot-5 sophomore righty Ben DeMell faced a bases-loaded jam in the top of the third against St. Clairsville (20-10) in the Division II state semifinals Saturday at Canal Park in Akron.
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.
There was no double-overtime battle when the Chagrin Falls boys lacrosse team clashed with Cincinnati Mariemont (19-4) in the Division II state championship for the third time in six seasons Saturday afternoon at Ohio Wesleyan’s Selby Stadium in Delaware.
If the Solon boys wanted to put down their program’s best sprint relay performance at a state track meet, the Comets were going to have to turn it up a notch for the Division I finals on Saturday in Columbus. They did.
Gilmour Academy’s one-through-four batters didn’t knock in any runs, but the Lancers still plated a baker’s dozen thanks to the depth of their order to win their first Division II region championship Saturday in Hudson.
Kenston and Cincinnati Sycamore were the only teams that truly had all their eggs in one basket for the four-by-100-meter relay during the girls Division I state track and field championship Saturday evening in Columbus.
Some might say Orange senior Eddie Harrell, an 800-meter guy, had no business hanging with a pair of sprint specialists on the anchor leg of the four-by-200-meter relay during the Division II state championship Saturday in Columbus.
For four straight years, the Chagrin Falls girls four-by-800-meter relay featured one of the fastest anchor legs in the state with Halle McClintock in 2016 and 2017, Annie Zimmer in 2018 and Catherine Coffey in 2019.
There are worse things in life than a state runner-up finish, but that broken record no doubt is getting old for the Chagrin Falls girls lacrosse program.
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.
The Gilmour Academy girls didn’t score a ton of points, but they sure brought home a ton of hardware from the Division III state track and field meet Friday and Saturday at Jesse Owens Stadium in Columbus.
Solon senior Olivia Howell had already defended her 1,600-meter title to become a three-peat state champ, but her legs just didn’t quite appear to have the juice in the 800 run less than an hour later.
Advancing four relays to the state track and field meet is supposed to be a once-in-while thing, but the Gilmour Academy girls don’t know much different.
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.
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.
An expanded and often inconsistent strike zone worked in favor of pitching during the Division I regional softball championship between Solon and Louisville on Saturday afternoon at the University of Akron.
Solon junior Greg Parries and Massillon Washington senior Tyree Broyles tied down to the one-thousandth of a second, 22.061, in the 200-meter dash during the Division I region track and field meet last week in Austintown.
Capable of doing it with her eyes closed by now, Solon senior Olivia Howell won her fourth straight region title in the 1,600-meter run during the Division I meet on Friday at Fitch High School in Austintown.
The Orange boys had to Frankenstein their four-by-200-meter relay with a veteran sprinter, a novice sprinter, a hurdler and a middle-distance specialist, and, by golly, it worked during the Division II region meet on Saturday in Austintown.
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.
While anchor legs from St. Vincent-St. Mary and Beaumont were sweating it out with their leans at the finish line, the Chagrin Falls girls were as cool as a cucumber during the Division II region track meet last week in Austintown.
Either the Gilmour Academy boys were sandbagging at districts or their training really cashed in during the four-by-800-meter relay during last week’s Division III region track and field meet in Massillon.
Since getting bumped up to Division I in 2002, the Kenston girls track and field team hasn’t made much of name for itself in regional competition.