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Bay boys track team defeats Rocky River 74-63 to open season
Shot put: Sullivan (B) 35-9. Discus: Hinson (RR) 122-4. High jump: Rapps (B) 6-0. Long jump: Baumgard (B) 17-6. Pole vault: Mutch (B) 12-0. 4×800: Bay 9:09.7. 110H: Pritchard (RR) 17.5. 100: Barber (B) 11.6. 4×200: Bay 1:44.5. 1600: Fell (B) 5:09.8. 4×100: RR (Finnegan, Cannon, Tayeh, Obsorn) 47.2. 400: Baumgard (B) 56.6. 300H: Pritchard (RR) 46.5. 800: Williams (RR) 2:16.4. 200: Barber (B) 24.2. 3200: Fell (B) 11:20.9. 4×400: RR (Sparks, Nickels, Cioce, Pritchard) 4:15.

Rocky River girls beat Bay 90-45


Westlake boys tennis team opens season with a 5-0 victory over Amherst


1. JT Rapaport d. Szuchs 6-0, 6-1

2. Connor Michelich d. Ferber 6-0, 6-0 (Gold Ball)

3. Krish Shah d. Cory Habecker 6-2, 4-6, 7-3



1. Stephen Fleischer/Kevin Wang d. Bartisa/Strovca 6-0, 6-0 (Gold Ball)

2. Kent Dinchman/Cal Craven d. Szabo/Zappa 6-1, 6-0

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

Online registration is open for North Olmsted Mayor Kennedy’s Run on Sept. 23.  All proceeds go to scholarships for high school seniors who reside in North Olmsted. Please visit to register.

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 forms can be found at Entry fee of $80 and registration form is due by Thursday. Please contact Dave Kurz at 440-263-0051 or e-mail him at with any questions.

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.

The Lake Erie Crushers are set to host open national anthem auditions for the fourth time at All Pro Freight Stadium. Auditions are open to the public and will be held from 4-6 p.m. April 24. Registration will be held at All Pro Freight Stadium, and singers will audition in order of registration. Participants will be asked to sing a part of the anthem (they can choose which part) for a panel of Crushers staff members. Last season, the Crushers selected more than 35 out of 70 audition participants to perform before games. Participants who are selected will be contacted by the Crushers over the course of the season to schedule their performance dates. Anyone with questions may contact Michael Keefe at 440-934-3636 or e-mail

Crushers announce 3rd Annual Youth Baseball Camp dates

Crushers baseball is still over four months away at All Pro Freight Stadium, but the Crushers are getting ready for a summer full of baseball!  The Lake Erie Crushers are excited to announce their 3rd Annual Youth Baseball Camps, instructed by Crushers players.

The Crushers will host four two-day camps this summer.  The dates for the 2012 camps are:

·         Camp 1: Tuesday, June 12, and Wednesday, June 13

·         Camp 2: Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19

·         Camp 3: Wednesday, June 27, and Thursday, June 28

·         Camp 4: Monday, July 30, and Tuesday, July 31

Each camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For $75 per camp, campers will receive a 2012 Baseball Camp T-shirt, a Crushers braided athletic necklace and one general admission ticket voucher for a 2012 home game. For more information and to print off a registration form, visit or contact the Lake Erie Crushers at 440-934-3636.

39th Annual Phil Bova Baseball Camp

Experience your own spring training with the Phil Bova baseball camp June 18-22. The camp features an outstanding staff with over 200 years’ experience; professional, college and high school coaches on hand daily; individual instruction for all age levels; six batting cages in use daily; Competition Day to evaluate campers in throwing, hitting and bunting; games played daily on seven fields; a cap and shirt for every camper; Best Camper plaque awarded in each age group; lunch provided daily; guest speakers who share their expertise; a professional camp photo for each camper; inside demonstration instruction during inclement weather; and a 1:10 ratio of staff to campers.

Our planned daily schedule will feature a morning session and then two sessions in the afternoon. You will then be able to apply what you learned at camp to your games afterward. A typical day will be as follows:

8:15 a.m.                     Arrive at Westlake Baseball Field ready to play
11:20 a.m.                   Lunch provided
12:30 a.m.                   Back on field for instruction
1 p.m.                         Instructional age group games
2:30 p.m.                     Individual instruction or stations
4 p.m.                          Depart for the day

The camp cost is $230 per camper. There is no registration deadline, but the earlier the better for T-shirt and cap size availability. (There is also a sibling discount for multiple campers from the same family, and a discount for campers who display the Bova Camp sign in front of their house.) Cost includes instruction and lunch for all five days, shirt, hat, camp photo and evaluation. What to bring: Glove – Baseball Shoes or Tennis Shoes – Water Bottle – Bat – Practice Pants – Personal Attire (socks, supporters, etc.)

For the 2012 camp we will be using the great facilities at the Westlake Recreation Center. We will be meeting the first day of camp at the baseball diamonds for signin. Address: Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, OH 44145.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns:

Phil Bova Baseball Camp
25709 Briarwood Court
Westlake, OH 44145

Go to, call 440-779-1390 or e-mail




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