Mike Zeuli

Kirtland trio recognized by OHSBCA

Kirtland’s Luke Smrdel was named OHSBCA Division III Coach of the Year and senior Mike Zeuli was named the division’s Player of the Year. Joey Torok also earned first team All-Ohio honors.

Kirtland’s run ends in regional semis

Grand Valley scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Kirtland, 4-3, in a Division III regional semifinal on Thursday.

Independence 9, Waterloo 3

Blue Devils return to regional final

Sarah Piteo hit a two-run home run and Kim Rega added a pair of doubles and a complete game to lead Independence to a 9-3 win over Waterloo in a Division III regional semifinal.

Robert Artrip

Regional track roundup

Independence placed in two events and Cardinal and Kirtland both advanced athletes into Friday’s Division III regional track championships.

Six Hornets headed to Division II regionals

Six Kirtland athletes finished among the top four at the Division II Lakeview District and will compete in next week’s regional track meet.

Mason Crist

Blue Devils send eight to regionals

Independence advanced eight individual athletes to next week’s Division III Massillon Perry regional meet.

Sarah Shahan

Cardinal girls finish third at districts

Cardinal’s girls’ track team finished third at districts while the boys finished in 10th place.

Joey Torok

Fulco, Torok punch ticket to regionals

Kirtland’s Austin Fulco and Joey Torok both extended their track season by at least one more week by earning a place in the Division III regional meet at Massillon Perry next week.

Kirtland 15, Elyria Catholic 7

Hornets win first district title in school history

Kirtland used two big innings to beat top-seeded Elyria Catholic in a Division III district championship game on Thursday, 15-7.

Kim Rega

Blue Devils blank Wellington in district final

Kim Rega doubled, hit a home run and pitched a shutout to lead Independence to a 4-0 win over Wellington in the Division III Avon Lake district championship game on Thursday.

Marc Lowther

Redskins clinch win 300 for head coach Marc Lowther

Cuyahoga Heights upset top seed Lake Ridge Academy, 6-1, to advance to a Division IV district championship game. The win was No. 300 for head coach Marc Lowther.

South 10, North 4

Rangers fall to South in district semifinal

South jumped out to a 5-0 lead and went on to defeat rival North, 10-4, in a Division I district semifinal on Monday.

Tyler McCrory

Kirtland rides early lead to district final

Kirtland scored four runs in the first inning then held off a Wellington rally to win its district semifinal, 4-3.

Tyler Teare

Independence holds off Beachwood

Independence took a 10-0 lead into the fourth then had to hold off the Bison in a 10-8 non-conference win on Wednesday.

Independence 8, Elyria Catholic 2

Blue Devils advance to district final

Independence defeated Elyria Catholic, 8-2, in a district semifinal on Tuesday and will play in the championship game for the first time since 2015.

Cardinal 2, Berkshire 0

Berkshire, Cardinal split rivalry series

Cardinal’s baseball team scored a 2-0 win over visiting Berkshire while it was the Badgers who claimed a big win over on the softball diamond.

Kirtland 10, Beachwood 0

Kirtland slugs way to district tournament

Kirtland pounded out 12 hits in defeating Beachwood, 10-0, in a Division III sectional championship game on Thursday.

CVC meet kicks off the postseason

Hawken swept first place at the Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division track meet on Thursday.

Kirsten Luksic

Rangers edge Riverside in sectional final

North’s 2-1 win over host Riverside earned the Rangers a berth in the district tournament for the first time since 2015.

Samantha Pirosko

Rangers rally to beat Euclid in sectional semifinal

North battled back from a 4-0 deficit to beat visiting Euclid in a Division I sectional semifinal on Wednesday, 16-5.

Huskies upset Garfield in sectional semifinal

No. 11 Cardinal defeated No. 6 Garrettsville Garfield in a Division III sectional semifinal on Wednesday.

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