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North Olmsted gymnast Quinn Kacirek finished second on the balance beam and sixth overall at the district gymnastics finals and will be representing the Eagles at the state tournament.

Baldwin-Wallace men’s tennis

The Baldwin-Wallace College men’s tennis team defeated host Oberlin College, 7-2, inside the John Heisman Center.

With the win, B-W is now 8-0 this season and finished 5-1 during the winter portion of its schedule. In singles play, No. 1 player Alex Trzeciak (Avon Lake), a senior, won by scores of 6-4 and 6-1; No. 2 player Joe Horvath (North Royalton), a junior, won by scores of 6-1 and 6-1; No. 3 player Alexandre Bourdieaux (France), a senior, won by scores of 6-3 and 6-4; No. 4 player Alex Kearney (North Olmsted), a junior, won by scores of 6-1 and 6-3; and No. 5 player Tyler Beaton (Bemus Point, N.Y./ Maple Grove), a junior, won after two tie-breakers in the first and third sets.

Westlake Recreation Center is having a “March Madness” 3-on-3 tournament. All games will be played at the Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd.

This is a double-elimination tournament with separate divisions for boy and girls. Divisions are as follows:  third-and fourth-grade, fifth-and sixth-grade and seventh-and eight-grade. Boys and girls will play on March 24. The tournament begins at 10:00am. Starting times will be staggered by division. Rosters are limited to four players per team.  

Cost is $50 for an all-member team, $60 for half-member teams and $70 for non-member teams. One payment only.

Deadline to register is March 17. Registration packets available at the Westlake Recreation Center, or visit our website at For further information please call 440-808-5700 ext. 3428.

Olmsted Falls’ 17th Annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held April 14 at Olmsted Falls High School. There will be nine divisions open to ages 10 and over, male and female, as well as an open division for recreational and competitive teams. Registration form can be found at Entry fee of $80 and registration form is due by April 5th. Please contact Dave Kurz at 440-263-0051 or e-mail him at with any questions.

North Olmsted High School is looking for an assistant baseball coach. Contact Tim Murphy at


Magnificat High School is seeking a junior varsity soccer head coach and a JV-B soccer head coach. Contact varsity coach John Fenix at


Westlake High School seeks an assistant boys track coach in charge of pole vault and jumps. Contact Tony Cipollone at or call 440-835-6354.


Olmsted Falls High School is seeking a girls soccer head coach. Visit and select employment opportunities to start the application process.


Rocky River High School is seeking an assistant girls soccer coach.  Interested applicants should contact athletics director Mark Wagner at 440-356-6802. Apply online at


Sweetbriar Women’s Golf Association has membership openings for its 40th year of continuous play of 18 holes every Tuesday from May through September. Please contact Lyn at 440-933-0872 or e-mail for information and application.


Magnificat High School is holding an early spring “Soccer Skills and Drills” session for girls in grades 4-8 on Sunday, March 11, 18 and 25, and April 1, 15, 22 and 29, at the high school at 20770 Hilliard Blvd. The session for grades 4-6 is 3-4 p.m., and the session for grades 7-8 is 4-5 p.m. Cost is $75 for seven sessions (which includes a T-shirt). Registration deadline: Monday, March 5. Call 440-331-7663 for more information. Coaches: John Fenix, Magnificat varsity head coach, and Nicole Rini Bebie (’89 graduate), Magnificat assistant varsity coach.



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