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Westlake High School

Congratulations to both the boys and girls soccer teams as they both received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award for this season.

Congratulations to Jonathon Brick for being named as one of 116 players out of 35,000 as an Academic All Ohio football player.  To qualify for this honor, a player must have a 3.6 GPA or above and have been named first team all-conference.

 

North Olmsted

Springvale Country Club will be hosting “A Great White Winter Cross Country Ski Chase” on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m.

The Chase is a fun format cross country skiing distance challenge, where individuals or teams of two or three skiers complete as many laps as they can on a short course within one hour. Every skier on a team must complete at least one lap, after which it is up to teams to decide how many laps each skier will do. It is a great event for novice skiers, families and even as a warm-up for those training for ski marathons. Team categories will be determined the day of the chase, but include family, co-ed, youth and multi-generational teams. Any combination of one, two or three skiers will do. Registration will be from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The fee is $10 per person. Springvale Country Club is located at 5871 Canterbury Road, North Olmsted, Ohio. There is no preregistration. For more information e-mail tbc@case.edu.

 

Fairview Park

Fairview High School is looking for a pole vault coach for the 2012 track and field season. This is a paid position.  Responsibilities will include teaching pole vault technique to high school boys and girls while also working with middle school vaulters two times a week, running the pole vault event at high school and middle school meets and assisting with other track-related duties on the team. Applicants must have a CPR certification, attend a sports medicine class, attend the OHSAA “Coaching Class” and attend a pole vault certification class. Please contact head coach Rich Friel at 440-356-3500, ext. 4141.

 

Crushers announce 3rd Annual Youth Baseball Camp dates

Crushers baseball is still over four months away at All Pro Freight Stadium, but the Crushers are getting ready for a summer full of baseball!  The Lake Erie Crushers are excited to announce their 3rd Annual Youth Baseball Camps, instructed by Crushers players.

The Crushers will host four two-day camps this summer.  The dates for the 2012 camps are:

·         Camp #1: Tuesday, June 12, and Wednesday, June 13

·         Camp #2: Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19

·         Camp #3: Wednesday, June 27, and Thursday, June 28

·         Camp #4: Monday, July 30, and Tuesday, July 31

Each camp will run from 9:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.

For $75 per camp, campers will receive a 2012 Baseball Camp T-shirt, a Crushers braided athletic necklace and one general admission ticket voucher for a 2012 home game.

For more information and to print off a registration form, visit www.lakeeriecrushers.com or contact the Lake Erie Crushers at 440-934-3636.

 

Olmsted Falls

 

The Olmsted Falls wrestling team moved to 18-0 on the season Saturday with hard fought victories over Kenston 37-22, and Sandusky Perkins 38-23. Over the break the team also scored well at the 40 Team Medina Invitational placing 6th in Division I and placed 4 Wrestlers in Sr. Nick Asadorian 3rd (126), Nick Sommer 6th (160), Kyle Kokitka 6th (170), and David Lance 7th (106)  The team will host undefeated Brecksville this Friday Night at 7:00 p.m.  Brecksville is on a 4 year dual meet winning streak.
Olmsted Falls has won the Findlay Duals and Bowling Green Duals, with the most notable dual meet victory over Oregon Clay.
“We battled hard Saturday against two solid teams,” said head coach Bill McGrain. “The first match after the winter break is always a transition, and we now look forward to the next three weeks of competition before we hit the stretch run.  The kids are wrestling with a lot of heart.  We have jacked up the schedule this year, and the kids have responded well.”

 

 

 

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