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.
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.
Gilmour Academy must have had a holiday discount at Sherwin-Williams, because the Lancer cagers had no problem finding the paint during a boys hoops season opener against Cornerstone Christian Academy on Saturday night in Gates Mills.
Gilmour Academy varsity ice hockey coach John Malloy is already in the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall as an icon in the high school hockey ranks, and his most recent accomplishment solidifies his legendary status even more.
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.
The Chagrin Falls Mighty Tigers 10-and-11 boys travel soccer team won the two-day Madison Invitational regional tournament last month on the shores of Lake Erie.
Orange junior forward Jason Kornbluth lit the lamp to the Lions’ hockey season in the first minute of play against league rival Chagrin Falls on Friday night at The Pond in Auburn Township.
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.
Gilmour Academy didn’t shy away from a formidable Division I opponent during the Lady Lancers’ season opener against Euclid on Saturday night at their home basketball court in Gates Mills.
The Kenston hockey team might be playing more defense than the Ice Bombers have become accustomed to in recent years, but, with senior netminder Jason Hildebran between the pipes, giving up freebies will be few and far between.
Kenston senior receiver Tyler Mintz came up with a 17-yard reception down to the 5-yard line on a play that took four seconds, at most, during the Bombers’ road playoff opener against New Philadelphia on Friday night.
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.
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.
The Gilmour Academy spikers owned a 16-12 lead in the fourth set with an opportunity to put their Division II state semifinal match away against Bishop Fenwick last Thursday night at Wright State University’s Nutter Center in Fairborn.
The Gilmour Academy girls cross-country team might not have had an all-Ohioan this season, but that didn’t stop the Lady Lancers from securing their 10th straight top-10 finish during the Division III state championship Saturday at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
For the first time in 11 years, a team not named Beaumont, Lake Catholic or Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin will represent Northeast Ohio in the state final four of high school volleyball out of the Division II Stow Region.
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.
Hawken School junior Ella Gilson was going to have to come from behind if she wanted to defend her title during the Division II state cross-country championship Saturday at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
The Kenston boys cross-country team was deadlocked in seventh place with two-time defending state champion Hudson and 800 meters to go in the Division I state race Saturday at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.
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.
The Division III AP No. 7-ranked Kenston gridders were behind the sticks at their own 11-yard line and flirting with danger against unbeaten Western Reserve Conference foe Mayfield on Friday night in Bainbridge.
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.
Chagrin Falls and Mansfield Madison Comprehensive showcased what any true soccer fan should appreciate during an 80-minute battle and then some in the Division II girls state semifinals on Tuesday night in Strongsville.
Three-goal leads are usually pretty secure on the pitch, but the Chagrin Falls girls would need to keep scoring if they wanted to beat state No. 4-ranked Canfield in the Division II regional semifinals on Tuesday night in Streetsboro.
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.
The Orange gridders (3-6, 2-4) left no doubt on the gridiron during a 36-6 road drubbing of Division II Lakeside (1-7, 1-5) in Chagrin Valley Conference play on Friday night in Ashtabula County.
Riverside entered the night averaging 28.8 points per game, but the Beavers had no luck chewing through Kenston’s defense in Western Reserve Conference play Friday in Painesville.
The Solon boys soccer team surely would need a low-scoring game or overtime to take out No. 1-seed Hudson in its Division I district championship match on Saturday at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School.
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.
The set pieces were flowing more abundantly than the cider at Patterson Fruit Farm for the West Geauga girls in their Division II district title game against Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin last Thursday at Harry E. Winters Stadium in Willoughby.
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.
Solon volleyball was the defending district champion, but the Lady Comets weren’t favored when they collided with Nordonia in a repeat of last year’s title game on Saturday at their home floor.
One of the most aggressive serving programs in the state, Gilmour Academy volleyball should have a good handle on its serve receive with plenty of practice at its home gym.
Some funny guy started shouting, “Sixteenth. Sixteenth. You’re 16th,” as Gilmour Academy senior Bryson Simpson was on the final stretch to the finish line during the Division III region cross-country meet on Saturday in Boardman.
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.
The Kenston boys had no business winning their program’s first Division I region cross-country title during the 24-team race on Saturday at Boardman High School. Or at least that was the popular opinion beforehand.
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.
History continued to repeat itself for Hawken School junior Ella Gilson, which wasn’t such a bad thing during the Division II region cross-country meet on Saturday at Boardman High School.
Gilmour Academy ace Carly Cohen was the only senior making her state singles debut during the Division II tennis championship Friday and Saturday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, just northeast of Cincinnati.
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.
The defending district champion Solon volleyball team (15-9) wasted no time securing its fourth straight trip to the finals by disposing of Warren Howland (20-5) in three sets during semifinals play Tuesday night at the Lady Comets’ home floor.
If the Orange gridders (2-6) could hold onto the pigskin, they would in business for an upset after tying the game in the fourth quarter of a league rivalry at Chagrin Falls (5-3) on Friday night at C.S. Harris Stadium
The days of the Markel sisters and Katie Engle contending for individual district titles are over, but the stability of the Gilmour Academy girls cross-country program showed during the Division III meet on Saturday in Medina.
The Kenston gridders (7-1, 4-1) got their bounce-back win, but there was definitely some sweat involved during a 26-14 home result against Western Reserve Conference foe Madison (3-5, 2-3) on Friday night in Bainbridge.
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.