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Jackson a winner for Bay community, on and off field

By Jeff Gallatin As the NFL playoffs reach their climax this weekend with the Super Bowl, a key member of the beloved 1980 Cleveland Browns “Kardiac Kids” playoff team, guard Robert E. Jackson – a longtime resident of Bay Village – was put back into the public eye when he was named to its legends honor roll [...]

Longhorns split duals with Stars Division Rivals Buckeye and Wellington

Rocky River Courtesy of Lutheran West High School The Longhorn wrestlers put on quite a show Thursday night in front of a large home crowd.  Lutheran West was celebrating their wrestling seniors, alumni and youth program. The cross-division duals started with Lutheran West facing Buckeye, a school they have never beaten in a dual meet. The [...]

North Ridgeville resident literally boxed around the world

North Ridgeville By Ryan Kaczmarski How many people on the Earth can say they did anything “around the world?” Well, North Ridgeville resident David L. Burkhard (age 70) can definitely say he has been around the world, and the sport of boxing, with a little help from the United States Navy, is the reason. Burkhard [...]

North Olmsted’s Lucien becomes internet sensation with dunk

North Olmsted By Ryan Kaczmarski In case you missed it, which might be hard to believe, the ESPN Sportscenter Top-10 plays of the day on Jan. 20 was led by the North Olmsted High School varsity basketball team. In the Eagles’ game against Westlake on Jan. 13, North Olmsted junior Andy Lucien split two Demons [...]