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Westlake’s Stephen James overcomes injury to play baseball for Ashland

 By Amy Rutledge Second baseman Stephen James is gearing up for his first season as a member of the Ashland Eagles baseball team. There was no question about playing college athletics for James, whose father also played baseball for Ashland University.   “It’s kind of always been a goal of mine,” he stated. “Baseball has […]

Locals named OAC co-players of the year for Mount Union

By Amy Rutledge Kori Wiedt of North Olmsted and Rosa LaMattina of Westlake were both named Ohio Athletic Conference Player of the Year for the University of Mount Union’s women’s basketball team. This is the first honor for Mount Union since 2000. “It’s an honor to know that people see how hard you are working, and […]

River girls clinch Division II Elyria district championship

  By Amy Rutledge  The Rocky River Pirates seized a Division II District Championship and will advance to regionals after a victory over the Keystone Wildcats 29-20. “I’m just really proud of the girls,” said Pirates head coach Mike Sislowski. “This has been a tough tournament run. We asked them to play four games, and […]

Former Bay Rocket grabs MAC diving championship

   By Amy Rutledge Nikki Craft, a Bay Village native and three-time state champion from Bay High School, recently captured first-place in the 3-meter board competition for Miami University (Ohio) at the Mid-American Conference championships. This makes Craft the ninth diver to win a MAC championship at Miami. “It’s different. It doesn’t feel like a […]



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