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McLeod’s dream career as NBA broadcaster is natural fit

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, […]

Westlake residents take ownership of Lake Erie Crushers

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.

Bay boys, Magnificat girls bring home 14th-place finishes at state

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 […]

North Olmsted clinches first SWC crown in 43 years

Southwestern Conference By Ryan Kaczmarski For the first time since then President Richard Nixon proclaimed, “I’m not a crook,” and Americans found out what Soylent Green was made of, the North Olmsted High School boys varsity basketball team clinched the Southwestern Conference championship. The Eagles finished the season with a conference record of 14-4, which […]

 

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