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Bay, River share last-ever WSC girls soccer title

By Ryan Kaczmarski CORRECTION: The print version of this story in today’s West Side Sports incorrectly stated that “the two teams played to a 0-0 tie.” Bay actually played against Elyria Catholic to a 0-0 tie last Wednesday. Rocky River defeated Lakewood 5-1 on that same night. – Ryan K. Both the Bay and Rocky [...]

Avon wins first volleyball conference title in 25 years

By Joe Ostrica With a sweep over Rocky River on Sept. 30, the Avon volleyball team accomplished something that hasn’t happened since 1989: the Lady Eagles won a conference championship. Following the 25-19, 25-18, 25-20 win over the Lady Pirates, the Lady Eagles ended a 25-year drought to lock up the final West Shore Conference [...]

Magnificat sweeps sectional crowns

Girls Tennis By Dan Gilles With senior Lauren O’Malley, a defending Division I State Tournament qualifier at singles, nursing a foot injury, Magnificat coach Chris Johnson decided to pair his talented first singles player with up-and-coming freshman Alexandra Vesikallio as a doubles team. The duo only played together once, but were given the No. 1 [...]

Sports Spot (10/08/14)

AVON Youth wrestling, basketball and running club The Avon Parks and Recreation Department has sign-ups for several youth sports. The Avon Running Club’s Trot at the Track (for runners in grades 3-6 is) now accepting registrations. Coach Guggenbiller will introduce both sprint and distance track events and work on running form and core techniques. All [...]