Rocky River By Michael Fitzpatrick A Rocky River middle schooler is having quite the European vacation. Jacob Bergin is a member of a U.S. national youth soccer team currently playing in a prestigious tournament in Spain. Bergin, who is 5-7 and 115 pounds soaking wet, earned a spot on the id2 team — which is […]
Bay Village By Michael Fitzpatrick As a college pitcher in the 1970s, Fred McLeod one day dreamed of pitching in the Major Leagues. A right-handed pitcher who was good enough to go undefeated (13-0) during his college career at Point Park University as a reliever/spot starter, he ended up with a career in pro sports, […]
Blue Dog Baseball LLC, owned by Westlake residents Tom and Jacqueline Kramig, took control of the Crushers in a deal that was finalized Feb. 19. Terms of the purchase from Avon Baseball LLC, controlled by Steve Edelson, were not released. Blue Dog had assumed day-to-day operations of the Frontier League franchise in October with an option to purchase the team.
Swiming/Diving By Ryan Kaczmarski There were many area athletes who made finals appearances over the weekend at the OHSAA Division I and Division II state swimming and diving championships at the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton. Several schools were also swimming in the team competition, with the Magnificat girls (Division I) and the Bay boys […]