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Pirates win middle school lacrosse state championship

Boys lacrosse By Ryan Kaczmarski The Rocky River Middle School boys lacrosse team started the 2013 season with a 3-5 record, then went on a 10-game winning streak, including four wins in the postseason, on its way to the middle school Division II state lacrosse championship. The Pirates won their first-round game against Springboro, 6-2, [...]

Westlake Invitational Soccer Tournament turns 30

By Stefanie Kilnapp Soccer The Westlake Invitational Soccer Tournament (WIST) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this  Memorial Day weekend, where 230 teams from six states will fill this region to unite to play soccer. The event will be hosting U8 teams through U18 teams, which range from 7-year-olds to high school athletes, and will take [...]

Rocky River Little League kicks off 61st season

Rocky River Little League, a community tradition of competitive baseball third- through sixth-graders in Rocky River, had its 61st annual opening day ceremonies and parade Saturday morning. The weather was sunny and 72 degrees as the parade of 24 teams was led from the Rocky River City Hall complex down Hilliard Boulevard, by a Rocky [...]

Handwerk adds another state title to Shorthorns list

By Ryan Kaczmarski The Lutheran West Shorthorns youth wrestling program has another state title, as eighth-grader James Handwerk (of St. Mark’s Lutheran, in Brunswick) defeated Marcus Williamson, 3-1, for the 146-pound middle school state championship. The victory came after a first-round bye, then two pins in the quarterfinals and semifinals, to give Handwerk an overall [...]