Lakewood OH

Sports chatter (5-2)

Rocky River City Schools are seeking a middle school boys cross country coach and a seventh-grade girls volleyball coach. These positions are for the 2012-13 school year. Applicants should have certifications in SRFA, CPR, NFHS and Fundamentals of Coaching. Interested persons should contact Mark Wagner, Rocky River High School athletic director, at 440-356-6802.

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 is seeking a dynamic and qualified person to assume the role of head varsity volleyball coach. The ideal candidate has previous head coaching experience and a track record of proven success.  Please direct any inquiries via e-mail to Tony Cipollone, Director of Athletics, Westlake City Schools at

Westlake High School is also seeking a head varsity baseball coach. Any interested coach should e-mail a cover letter, resume and reference list to Director of Athletics, Tony Cippollone at and/or apply on line at Please, no phone calls.

North Olmsted High School is holding its 13th-annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on May 12, at Springvale Golf Club. The cost is $35 per person. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. This year’s inductees are Terry Romp (80), Patrick Lima (82), Shawna Amato-Behlke (99), Mark Anders (99) and Mark Trapp (01). For reservations, call the athletic office at 440-779-8797.

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. Visit to register.

2012 24-hour endurance run

The Cleveland-West Road Runners will be hosting the “Northcoast 24” 24-hour endurance run at the scenic Edgewater Park on Saturday. Runners will travel around a loop just under a mile, covering as many miles as possible within 24 hours. Runners may elect to run any amount of time or distance they wish. Overall winners will be those who cover the most distance within a 24-hour time limit. Registration is open, and will be open until race morning. For more information and to register, go to, or contact Heidi Finniff at 216-744-6365.

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.

Eric Flannery Shooting Clinic for boys and girls in grades 3-8

St. Edward High School varsity basketball coach Eric Flannery will be conducting a two-day shooting clinic at the Westlake Recreation Center. The clinic will be held on May 21-22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $50 for Rec. Center member, $55 for Westlake residents and $60 for non-residents. For more information, call the Westlake Recreation Center at 440-808-5700 ext. 3428.

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 of 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.

Camp schedule and information:
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 5 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.) PLEASE LABEL ALL OF YOUR EQUIPMENT

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, Ohio 44145.

Feel free to contact them with any questions or concerns:

Phil Bova Baseball Camp
25709 Briarwood Court
Westlake, Ohio 44145

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

The Lake Erie Crushers are excited to announce their third 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 9:30a.m. to 12:30p.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.



RSS Syndication