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Pirates, Eagles battle for final WSC tennis crown

West Shore Conference girls tennis preview By Dan Gilles Last season, Rocky River’s girls tennis wrested the West Shore Conference championship away from two-time defending champion Avon by the slimmest of margins – one point. This year, the Pirates, which went 6-1 in WSC play last year (16-4 overall), have nine returning letterwinners back from […]

New era for Demons begins this fall

Southwestern Conference girls tennis preview By Dan Gilles Ralph Dunbar, in his 15 years coaching the Westlake girls tennis program, helped turn that team into one of the perennial best in both the Southwestern Conference and Northeast Ohio. Dunbar announced his retirement from coaching during the summer, and longtime assistant Tom Huntley moves up to […]

Chiricosta named MAC Player of the Year

By Joe Ostrica Breaking Bowling Green State University’s records wasn’t enough for tennis sensation Nikki Chiricosta. The Avon Lake native was recently named the Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in women’s tennis. She also received the Falcon Medal of Honor – the highest award an athlete can receive at Bowling Green. A state champion […]

Chiricosta breaks Bowling Green tennis records

Avon Lake By Joe Ostrica Bowling Green State University senior tennis player Nikki Chiricosta broke out of a little slump in a big way, picking up a pair of wins that made her the school’s career record-holder in a pair of categories: singles wins and combined victories. Chiricosta’s doubles win was the 179th overall victory […]