Lakewood OH


Playoff baseball right around the corner for WBL

Westlake Courtesy of John S. Alfes The Westlake Baseball League (WBL) playoffs begin on July 20. With the standings tightening up in each league, the 2015 post-season looks to provide plenty of late-July heroics and entertainment. In the Minor league, the reigning 2014 champion Storm look to provide some thunder in their 2015 post-season campaign. […]

Fairview Park native runs Iowa leg of MS Run the US

Fairview Park By Ryan Kaczmarski Two years ago, Fairview Park resident Rachel Aldrich took her love for running to the next level, making a run for her love for her mother by participating in the MS run the US relay. In 2013, she ran the 245-mile Ohio leg of the relay. This year, she is […]

Fairview’s Harvey steps down as girls hoops coach, takes boys position

Fairview Park By Ryan Kaczmarski Five years ago, Bill Harvey, a Lakewood resident, took over a downtrodden Fairview girls basketball program. Over that time, he has built the Lady Warriors into a top-tier program in the Patriot Athletic Conference. Now with the departure of seven-year boys basketball head coach Peter Maienknecht, Harvey has decided to […]

Lacrosse season hits the ground running in 2015

Varsity lacrosse preview: From the April 15, 2015 issue of West Side Sports (page B5) By Ryan Kaczmarski The snow has melted and the flowers are blooming in Northeast Ohio. The rain as of late has spoiled a lot of the early spring season games for baseball and softball, but in the lacrosse world, all […]