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High School Sports

TNBA freshman team wins Adidas national AAU championship

By Ryan Kaczmarski The National Basketball Academy (TNBA) is a premier AAU basketball program located in Avon Lake, and the best girls from the area who want to be better on and off the court fill its rosters. Recently, the TNBA freshman girls team won the 2013 Adidas Girls Nationals tournament, held July 27-29 in [...]

‘Eagle Pride’ shown as students help paint stadium

By Ryan Kaczmarski It takes a special kind of kid to work for free. It takes even more for more than 100 students to come out on a sunny summer Sunday afternoon and do manual labor out of civic pride. This happened at North Olmsted High School’s football stadium as athletic director Mike Ptacek put [...]

Bay Village native ends high school career as national champion

By Ryan Kaczmarski Bay Village resident and St. Edward High School graduate Markus Scheidel has never won that final match of the season – finishing second at the OHSAA state wrestling championships twice – until now, as he won the final match of his precollegiate career, taking the 160-pound freestyle wrestling junior title last month [...]

Westlake football kicks off season with ‘Meet the Team’ night

The 2013 Westlake football season will kick off with a ‘Meet the Team Night’ at Champps on Aug. 12. Seventh grade through varsity teams will attend with parents, alumni, supporters and fans of Westlake football. This event begins at 6 p.m., with coach presentations scheduled for approximately 7:30 p.m. If you’re ready for some Westlake football, [...]