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Cuyahoga Falls hires new football coach
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls hires new football coach

Cuyahoga Falls High School's football team has a Black Tiger at the helm. The Cuyahoga Falls City Schools Board of Education on May 17 unanimously approved granting Shane Parker a supplemental contract as the new head football coach. Parker's annual salary will be $8,940.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Bulldogs girls edge Cloverleaf to win league title
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulldogs girls edge Cloverleaf to win league title

It takes many things to capture 12 straight league titles, but the Woodridge girls track and field squad has endured much while snaring this year's exciting crown.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Team effort leads Woodridge boys to PTC title
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Team effort leads Woodridge boys to PTC title

Behind some quality teamwork, the Woodridge boys track and field squad followed a regular season team championship with a spirited title in the Portage Trail Conference Championship Meet. The Bulldogs captured PTC Metro Division Championships May 10 and 12 at Crestwood.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls boys track places eighth in Suburban League

The Nordonia Division I district track and field meet features plenty of talented teams. But it's not nearly as strong as the Suburban League National Conference, according to one coach. "The conference is strong," Cuuyahoga Falls head coach Dieter Keller said.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
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Woodridge loses district pitcher's dual to CVCA
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Woodridge loses district pitcher's dual to CVCA

EUCLID -- For the second straight year, backyard rivals Woodridge and Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy made the long trip to Euclid to compete in a Division II baseball district semifinal game. For the second straight year, it was a pitcher's duel -- and the Bulldogs fell short.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Schneider gets 200th win as Bulldogs advance
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Schneider gets 200th win as Bulldogs advance

Dan Schneider's 200th win as head coach of the Woodridge softball team was extra special. It was an 8-6 victory over Portage Trail Conference Metro Division rival Streetsboro May 15 at home in an Akron Division II sectional final.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
Big inning foils CVCA baseball's district hopes
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Big inning foils CVCA baseball's district hopes

EUCLID -- Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy baseball felt good about its chances heading into the Division II district final. It had to feel even better after taking a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. But then, the nightmare began for the Royals.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Falls girls track places eighth at conference meet
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls girls track places eighth at conference meet

There were plenty of things still to be determined on day two, but Cuyahoga Falls head girls track and field coach Dan Scourfield was ecstatic about his team's performance on the first day of the district competition.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Falls gets win in City Baseball Championship
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls gets win in City Baseball Championship

Despite all the ups and downs this spring, Cuyahoga Falls baseball will have a chance to play for a championship in its final game of the 2017 season.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
May 16, 2017 9:20 PM

Chagrin's big inning foils CVCA baseball's district hopes

Nine-run first inning leads Tigers past Royals

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
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May 15, 2017 7:56 PM

CVCA baseball wins pitcher's duel with Woodridge to reach district final

CVCA's Drew Wilson and Woodridge's Zane Patterson each throw games as Royals score 1-0 win

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls boys track takes second at Olmsted Falls

The Cuyahoga Falls boys track and field team was in eighth place with 11 points in the National Conference after the first day of the Suburban League Championships May 9 at Nordonia High School's Boliantz Stadium in Macedonia.

Staff Report
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

CVCA baseball set to return to district tourney

The Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy baseball team saved its best hitting game of the season thus far for its for its first tournament game. CVCA scored an 11-4 victory over visiting Mantua Crestwood May 9 in a Euclid Division II sectional final.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
Woodridge girls claims fifth place at Wrap Up meet
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Woodridge girls claims fifth place at Wrap Up meet

With the regular season behind the Woodridge girls track and field squad, the talented and promising Bulldogs can look toward the league and the post season.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Bulldog boys wrap regular season with fourth
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulldog boys wrap regular season with fourth

The Woodridge boys track and field team had a solid showing in its own invitational: the Woodridge Wrap Up. As Woodridge prepares for the league meet and the post season, head coach Les Carney saw some strong efforts in the final regular season meet.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls girls track places second at Bulldog Relays

The Cuyahoga Falls girls track and field team was in eighth place with five points in the National Conference after the first day of the Suburban League Championships May 9 at Nordonia High School's Boliantz Stadium in Macedonia.

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Patterson leads Bulldogs to districts
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Patterson leads Bulldogs to districts

Zane Patterson pitched like a bulldog. Pounding the strike zone all afternoon, the Bulldogs hurler helped host Woodridge to a 5-1 victory over Streetsboro in a sectional final matchup May 9. "Zane's a strike-thrower, that's what he is," Woodridge coach Dennis Dever said.

By Jonah Rosenblum Staff Writer
Bulldogs softball rides slump into postseason play
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulldogs softball rides slump into postseason play

Suffering six straight losses was not exactly how head coach Dan Schneider wanted his Woodridge softball team to enter the postseason tournament. However, two close defeats to Portage Trail Conference Metro Division rival Springfield did just that.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
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May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls' softball loses to archrival in sectional playoff

STOW -- He had led them to plenty of success during his 12-year tenure. Unfortunately, the Lady Bulldogs' did not earn their head coach a trip to district play.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Coaches frustrated as Falls' offense snoozes
May 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Coaches frustrated as Falls' offense snoozes

TWINSBURG -- When Twinsburg baseball played its first game with Cuyahoga Falls May 3 at Water Works Park, the Black Tigers gave it everything it could handle. Twinsburg took an early 5-0 lead over Falls, only to see the Black Tigers rally to tie it at 5-5.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor