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Sports Chatter (6-20)


The first of two Westlake High School youth boys basketball camps, led by WHS boys varsity head coach Shawn Hood, was held last week at Westlake High School for kids in grades 3-5. There will also be a camp for boys in grades 6-8, to be held June 25-29 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The cost is $90 per youth. For more information go to (Photo courtesy of Westlake High School)

Westlake High School boys varsity coach Shawn Hood is conducting a basketball camp at Westlake Recreation Center (separate from the camps at Westlake High School). Improve your shooting, passing and overall skills at this great summer camp for both boys and girls. Camp dates are July 23-26. Grades 3-5 will go from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Grades 6-8 will go from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $160 for Westlake Rec. members and $170 for nonmembers. For more information, go to the Westlake City Schools’ website at, call 440-476-0219 or e-mail

The Westlake Wrestling Summer Camp will be held at Westlake High School in the auxiliary gymnasium from June 25-28. Clinics for kids grades 1-6 will be held from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Clinics for kids grades 7-12 will be held from 6-8 p.m. For more information go to, or call Mike Antonyzyn at 440-829-7057 or e-mail Jake Percival at

Westlake High School is seeking two boys assistant basketball coaches and a boys assistant swimming coach. Any interested coach should e-mail a cover letter, resume and reference list to Tony Cipollone, director of athletics, at and/or apply online at Please, no phone calls.

Rocky River City Schools is 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

Phil Argento Jr. will be running a basketball shooting camp July 11-13, from 1:30-4 p.m., and two offensive skills camps July 18-20 and July 25-27 (advanced), from 1-4 p.m. All three camps will be held at Lutheran West High School. For more information, go to or e-mail Phil at

The College of Wooster is hosting a junior golf day camp for boys and girls in grades 3-8. It will be held at L.C. Boles Memorial Golf Course at the college June 25-27, from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Beginner to advanced skill levels will be instructed by College of Wooster golf coaches Rich Danch and Lisa Campanell Komara. For additional information, please contact Komara at or by phone at 330-466-1665. Registration forms are available online at

Sign up today for the 20th annual Classic at Mastick 5K held Aug. 8 at the Mastick Woods Picnic Area in the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks. This is an excellent preseason tuneup for cross country teams and challenging for seasoned runners, easy for leisurely runners. Proceeds support the Classic at Mastick College Scholarship Fund. The race times will be 6 p.m. for boys and men, and 6:45 p.m. for girls and women. The entry fee is $20. Only 525 entries are accepted – so don’t wait! For more information, go to

The American Red Cross of Lorain County invites the community to participate in “Run for Help,” a 5K run/walk to be held June 30 at 9 a.m. at the Lorain County Metroparks, Bur Oak, Black River Reservation, 1350 Ford Road in Elyria. Participants can register online by June 29 at 9 a.m. at For more information or questions, please contact the Lorain Red Cross at 440-324-2929.

Hands on Soccer will be conducting a summer soccer skills camp at Schwartz Road Park in Avon June 25-29 and St. John (Westshore) Medical Center in Westlake July 9-13. Former Cleveland Crunch and Force player Otto Orf and his instructors will be on hand to teach the fast and furious game. Starters camp, skills academy, goalie school and the advanced camp will all be offered. Morning, afternoon and all-day camps are available. Soccer starters and field player camps are priced at $125 (half day) and $185 (full day). All goalkeeper and advanced camps are priced at $125 (half day) and $210 (full day). To register online, find a camp in another location or get more information, go to or call 234-56-GOALS.

Registration is open for the John Sanders Memorial Golf Outing benefiting the Olmsted Falls Schools Endowment and Alumni Association and its scholarship programs. The outing will take place July 14 at Mallard Creek Golf Course in Columbia Station. The cost is $80 per golfer, including 18 holes of golf, riding cart, lunch, beverages, steak dinner and favor. The cost for dinner only is $25. The format will be a four-person scramble with no handicaps. Tee times will begin at 10 a.m. For more information, call the alumni office at 440-427-6030.

Rocky River native Daniel Owens was recently awarded his first varsity letter from Hope College in the sport of tennis. Owens will be going into his senior year this fall.

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.

The Cleveland Touchdown Club annual golf outing is July 19 at Coppertop at Cherokee Hills. For $100, you will get 18 holes of golf, a celebrity fifth golfer, lunch, dinner and a chance to bid in the silent auction. Each golfer will also receive a polo golf shirt, among other fantastic gifts. Visit and register under the “Events” tab.



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