Lakewood OH


Rec center manager recalls Orioles pitching career

  Rocky River By Sue Botos Although Rocky River Recreation Center manager Dave Ford has not played a professional baseball game in 30 years, he still gets requests for autographs. “I get one envelope per week asking me to sign my cards,” Ford said during a recent interview in his office, decked with memorabilia from […]

Bierly, Cartier advance; Bay boys and Cusimano reach state

Cross Country state qualifiers By Joe Ostrica The Bay boys cross country team is the lone local team to advance to the cross country state meet this weekend. The Rockets placed third overall in the Division II Tiffin regional with 109 points, trailing only Lexington (first, 58) and Perkins (second, 83). Senior Jack Hautz (eighth […]

Avon Lake’s run game tops North Olmsted’s fireworks in final contest of season

Southwestern Conference By Jeff Gallatin On a night in which the North Olmsted Eagles said goodbye to an old friend, while planning a bright future, the Avon Lake Shoremen reminded everybody they have a proud football legacy in pounding out a 42-27 win in the season finale for both teams. Avon Lake’s strong ground game […]

Rockets outlast Rocky River for boys soccer district title

Division II Boys Soccer By Ryan Kaczmarski This was not just another game played between two cross town rivals. This was Bay against Rocky River for the title of Division II district champion. The two teams did not disappoint as the contest went through two overtime periods tied at 2-2, and ended up as a […]