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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 [...]

ACE Baseball provides area youth and coaches with expert instruction

By Ryan Kaczmarski As little league baseball becomes more and more competitive each year, the ACE Baseball program has provided expert instruction with youth camps, coaching certification classes and now summer leagues to promote the development of youth baseball around the local area and across the country. The program’s director, Neal Packanik (a former scout [...]

NOHC Squirt A2, B3 win league championships

By Ryan Kaczmarski This winter the North Olmsted Hockey Club (NOHC) had another productive season, with two of its teams winning Cleveland Suburban Hockey League playoff titles. Both the Squirt A2 and Squirt B3 teams won the 2012-2013 playoff championships in their respective divisions. This season’s winners continue a long tradition of championship youth hockey [...]