Kirtland 4, Berkshire 1

Kirtland rides second-half surge to district title

Kirtland scored three second-half goals to beat Berkshire in Thursday’s Division III district championship game, 4-1. The Hornets return to the regional tournament for the second time in three seasons.

Lilia Valentic

Keys to the Division III district final

Top-seeded Kirtland faces an undefeated Berkshire squad for the Division III Gates Mills District championship at Cuyahoga Heights on Thursday. We break down some keys to the game.

Brett Payne

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Athletes from Berkshire, Cardinal, Hawken, Independence, Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin, Orange and Madison have been recognized as the Varsity Travel Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 22, 2017.

Kirtland 2, Wickliffe 1

Hornets sting Wickliffe in overtime

It took 26 seconds of overtime but Kirtland edged visiting Wickliffe, 2-1, in a Division III district semifinal on Monday.

Berkshire 2, Independence 1

Undefeated Badgers hold off Independence

Berkshire scored two first-half goals then hold off Independence’s late surge in a 2-1 victory in a Division III district semifinal on Monday.

Caitlin Stuart

North’s Caitlin Stuart headed to Mount Union

North senior Caitlin Stuart has committed to continue her education and soccer career at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio.

Independence Girls Soccer

Independence stuns Grand Valley in OT

Independence traveled to Grand Valley on Thursday and stunned the second-seeded Mustangs with a 2-1 win in a Division III sectional championship game. Grand Valley entered the game ranked No. 10 in the state and with an undefeated record.

Katie McCollister

Hornets cruise to seventh straight sectional title

Six different Kirtland players scored goals to lead the Hornets to a 9-0 win over visiting Pymatuning Valley in Thursday’s sectional championship game.

Maddie Shires

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Athletes from Berkshire, Cardinal, Chardon and Madison have been recognized as the Varsity Travel Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 15, 2017.

Riccela DiGeronimo

Blue Devils surge past Conneaut

Independence scored seven goals in a 21-minute span to defeat visiting Conneaut, 7-0, in a Division III sectional semifinal on Monday.

Katie May

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Athletes from Berkshire, Cardinal, Geneva, Independence, Kenston and Kirtland have been recognized as Varsity Travel Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 8, 2017.

Cardinal Girls Soccer

Huskies celebrate first group of seniors

Cardinal’s first-year girls’ soccer program honored its seniors on Tuesday. Anna Avalon, Mackenzie Conley and Marina Cooper helped get the program started and they have been among the most consistent performers this season.

Gabby Culotta

Hornets close regular season with shutout

Kirtland finished off its final postseason primer with a 2-0 shutout at Wellington on Monday. With the win, the Hornets improved to 9-4-3 on the year.

Independence Girls Soccer

Five score for Blue Devils in win over Brooklyn

Five different players scored in Independence’s 5-0 win over at Brooklyn on Monday. With the win, the Blue Devils improved to 8-5-1 on the year.

Maggie Kadas

Hornets rally for tie with Mayfield

Down 2-0 early in a non-conference game against Mayfield, Kirtland rallied with two goals to earn a tie with the Wildcats.

Varsity Travel

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Athletes from Berkshire, Cardinal, Kirtland and Madison have been named Varsity Travel Players of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.

Cardinal Girls Soccer

Huskies show improvement in loss to PV

Cardinal dropped a 1-0 decision to Pymatuning Valley on Thursday but the Huskies have shown a lot of improvement since their 9-0 loss to the Lakers earlier this season.

Kirtland Girls Soccer

Kirtland stays hot with win over Heights

Kirtland defeated visiting Cuyahoga Heights on Tuesday, 4-0, to improve its record to 7-4-1 this season.

Independence Girls Soccer

Blue Devils blank Panthers

Molly Dougherty and Ren Kaiser both scored two goals to lead Independence to its first shutout of the season, a 5-0 win at Euclid.

South soccer versus Independence

Early goals lead South past Independence

South scored two early goals and benefited from an own-goal in the first half of its 5-0 win over visiting Independence on Thursday.

Anna Blubaugh

Huskies sweep doubleheader

It was a big night for the Cardinal soccer teams as the girls topped visiting Bedford, 3-1, and the boys followed with a 4-0 win over Villa Angela-St. Joseph.

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