Lakewood OH

Axing Common Core would cause problems, official say

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Doing away with the recently implemented Common Core standards would be disappointing and cause unneeded problems if proposed Statehouse legislation passes, area education officials said. House Bill 597, which was introduced by Rep. Matt Huffman (R-Lima) and Rep. Andy Thompson (R-Marietta), is currently being considered in the Ohio House’s Rules and [...]

Westlake takes SWC boys golf championship tourney

Team Scores: Westlake 319, Berea-Midpark 321, Olmsted Falls 330, Avon Lake 331, North Olmsted 339, Brecksville 341, Amherst 346. Medalist: Tyler Ellis, Berea-Midpark, 75 Top scorers: Jules Blakely, Westlake, 76; Patrick Steffen, Westlake, 77; Alex Torres, Olmsted Falls, 77; Michael Petrus, Avon Lake, 78; Nick Wilson, Westlake, 79; Christian Kilgore, Berea-Midpark, 79. Avon Lake (331): [...]

Avon Lake wins SWC Tourney in final match

Avon Lake/Westlake/North Olmsted By Dan Gilles Avon Lake withstood rain, an extra day of tennis, a change of venue from its own tennis courts to Paramount Tennis Club, and coming in to the tournament as the third-place team in the regular season standings behind Brecksville and Westlake. But in the end, it was all worth [...]

Longhorns repeat as PAC outright champions

Patriot Athletic Conference By Dan Gilles After winning the PAC’s outright boys golf championship last season, Lutheran West knew it wouldn’t be easy to repeat. And, coming off a 7-0 regular season in conference matches, the Longhorns weren’t able to pull off the complete sweep of championships Thursday afternoon in the PAC Tournament at Norwalk’s [...]