Haylee Dmitruk

Independence collects big win over Orange

Riley Wilson scored a game-high 24 points and Haylee Dmitruk added nine to lead Independence to a 62-49 win over Orange in the quarterfinals of the Melanie Williams Memorial Tournament at Andrews-Osborne Academy on Thursday.
Riley Wilson

Blue Devils surge to win over Columbia

Independence pulled away in the second half to defeat visiting Columbia on Saturday, 63-42.
Sarah Piteo

Independence’s Sarah Piteo commits to Muskingum

Independence senior pitcher/first baseman on Thursday announced her commitment to continue her education and playing career at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio.
Jamie McMahon

Blue Devils have potential

Independence returns just two starters from last season but the Blue Devils have plenty of talent and enthusiasm.
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Independence falls short in state final

Defending Division III state champion Versailles proved to be too much for Independence as the Tigers swept the Blue Devils in the 2018 state championship match at Nutter Arena on Saturday.
Riley Wilson

Independence has talent, depth

Independence opens the 2018-2019 season with three returning starters, four others with varsity experience and an optimistic outlook.
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Independence advances to state championship match

Independence defeated Defiance Tinora, 3-0, in a Division III state semifinal on Thursday. The Blue Devils will play Versailles in Saturday's state title match.
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Independence wins second straight regional title

Independence defeated Applecreek Waynedale in four sets on Saturday to win its second straight Division III Barberton Regional championship.
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Independence sweeps Salem in regional semifinals

With a 3-0 sweep of Salem in Thursday’s regional semifinal, Independence advanced and will defend its regional title on Saturday against Applecreek Waynedale.
Independence Boys Soccer

Independence wins shootout to advance to first regional final

Independence edged Van Buren in a penalty kick shootout to advance to its first regional championship game in school history.
Independence Volleyball

Independence earns return trip to regionals

Top-seeded Independence earned a three-set sweep of No. 2 Oberlin in Saturday’s Division III Elyria District championship match.
Hawken Cross Country

Hawken girls lead CVC contingent to state

The girls’ cross country teams from Hawken and Chagrin Falls both finished among the top six at Saturday’s Division II regional meet to earn a spot in next weekend’s state cross country championships.
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Blue Devils win third straight district title

Independence scored three second-half goals to finish off Lake Ridge Academy in a Division III district championship game at Ralph P. Adams Stadium on Saturday, 4-0.
Sam Belitz

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Student-athletes from Cardinal, Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga Heights, Harvey and Independence have been selected as the Varsity Travel Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 21.
Independence Volleyball

Independence cruises to win in battle of Blue Devils

Top-seeded Independence quickly dispatched No. 5 Wickliffe in a Division III district semifinal at Elyria High School on Wednesday, 3-0.
Jimmy Senick

Blue Devils advance to fourth straight district final

Sam Belitz scored three goals and Adam Leibel added two to lead Independence to an 8-0 win over visiting Wellington in a Division III district semifinal on Tuesday.
Independence Cross Country

Independence girls finish second at Medina District

Independence’s girls’ cross country team finished second at the Division III Medina District to earn an automatic berth in the regional meet next weekend.
Independence Boys Soccer

Independence dominates in sectional final

Sam Belitz recorded his eighth hat trick of the season to lead Independence to an 8-0 win over visiting Open Door Christian School in a Division III sectional championship game on Saturday.
Independence Volleyball

Independence wins eighth straight sectional title

Top-seeded Independence made quick work of No. 8 Brooklyn in a Division III sectional championship game at Elyria High School on Thursday. The Blue Devils defeated the Hurricanes 25-6, 25-7, 25-5 to win their eighth straight sectional title.

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Athletes from Independence, Cuyahoga Heights, Independence, Kenston, Kirtland, Lake Catholic and Perry have been named the Varsity Travel Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 14.
Independence Girls Soccer

Independence downs Oberlin, sets up rematch with Beachwood

Paige Westerburg scored a pair of goals and Alex Adams and Hannah MacRaild each added one to lead Independence to a 4-0 win over visiting Oberlin in a Division III sectional semifinal on Monday.

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