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Westlake’s Bata stands out in East-West game

Football By Jeff Gallatin Friday’s East-West All-Star game at George Finnie Stadium typified what Westlake linebacker Chad Bata loves about the game of football. Even though the West came out on the short end of the 34-22 final score, Bata led the West defenders with three individual tackles, tied Adam Kantor of North Royalton for […]

Local talent shines in loss at GCFCA East-West All-Star game

Lowry named West MVP Football By Ryan Kaczmarski It was another rough night for the West squad at the annual Greater Cleveland Football Coaches Association (GCFCA) East-West All-Star football game, as the East won for the fourth year in a row, this time 34-22, Friday night at Baldwin Wallace University’s George Finnie Stadium. Out of […]

Three area athletes move on to the NFL

Two to Green Bay, one to Philly   Avon Lake/North Olmsted/Westlake By Ryan Kaczmarski It was an exciting extended weekend throughout the National Football League universe. Locally, it seemed like all eyes were on Berea, as the Cleveland Browns had two first-round draft picks on Thursday night, and added nine more players as the weekend […]

North Olmsted’s Rotheram hopes to be first-ever Eagle taken in NFL Draft

North Olmsted By Ryan Kaczmarski North Olmsted High School alumna Matt Rotheram has high hopes to be the first-ever Eagle football player to be taken in the NFL Draft. Rotheram is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where after a red-shirt freshman year, he was a four-time letter winner as an offensive lineman for […]