Tuesday, July 27, 2021
2021 North Shore Summer League

Rangers clinch Summer League title

Kailey Minch scored a game-high 14 points in North’s 52-37 win over Madison in the championship game of the North Shore Summer League at Lost Nation Sports Park on Wednesday.
Andrew Spencer

Lake County Baseball All-Stars Announced

The Lake County Baseball Coaches Club earlier this week announced its 2021 all-star teams.
Ashleigh Porter

Local trio represents Northeast in underclassmen tournament

Independence's Ashleigh Porter, Harvey's Mira DiPierro, and NDCL's Madi Dutton represented the Northeast in the OHSFCA underclassmen tournament.
North Baseball

Rangers add postseason honors

Four more North baseball players and their coach were recognized by the Lake County Coaches Club for strong performances this spring.

Independence’s Casey McGhee shines at kicking camp

Independence's Casey McGhee finished among the top five in the field goal competition at the Kornblue Kicking Camp on Sunday.
Casey Adams

Independence wraps up season at state meet

Independence’s track & field team closed out the 2021 season in style at the OHSAA Division III state meet at Westerville North High School on Saturday.
Josh Belitz

Four Blue Devils earn All-Ohio honors

Four Independence athletes earned All-Ohio honors on Friday during the first day of action at the 2021 Division III OHSAA state track and field championships.
Cuyahoga Heights 4, Mathews 2

Timely hitting, defense leads Heights back to Final Four

Cuyahoga Heights will take another swing at a state title after downing Vienna Mathews in a regional championship game at Firestone Stadium on Sunday, 4-2.
Dana Shale

Berkshire’s Dana Shale earns regional runner-up finish

Berkshire senior Dana Shale accomplished one goal on Friday and next week she hopes to check off another.
Emmett Stralka

Six Blue Devils are headed to state

Six Independence athletes earned a shot at a state title when they finished among the top four at the Division III Massillon Perry regional on Friday.
Berkshire 1, Mooney 0

Berkshire edges Mooney for district title

Berkshire edged Cardinal Mooney, 1-0, to win the 2021 Division III Struthers District championship on Thursday.
Madison Stepanik

Stepanik earns state berth

Independence's Madison Stepanik placed second in the shot put at the Division III regional meet and earned a state berth in the process.
North Baseball

Beckman’s return sparks Rangers to win

North senior Mike Beckman pitched for the first time in two years as the Rangers ended their season with a 10-4 win over VASJ.
Berkshire Baseball

Badgers claw out 1-0 win over Springfield

Blake Jenkins hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead Berkshire to a 1-0 win over Springfield in a district semifinal.
Kirtland Baseball

Hornets fall in district semifinal

Elyria Catholic scored two runs in the second inning and added a third in the sixth to beat Kirtland in a district semifinal, 3-0.
North Track

Semick, Volk earn regional berths

North seniors Emily Semick and Ryan Volk aren’t in a hurry to close out their high school track careers.
John Eisenmann

Independence sweeps district titles

CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS—History was made on Friday as Independence’s girls’ track team claimed its first district championship and the boys’ team won its first team title since the 2001 season. The Blue Devils won seven individual...
Marissa Carmosino

Kirtland advances six more events to regionals

Kirtland placed among the top four in six events at the Division III district track meet and now has seven total, and counting, headed to regionals.
Hurdles

Kirtland’s Alex Fellinger punches ticket to regionals

Kirtland senior Alex Fellinger increased his season by at least another week when he finished third in the discus at the Division II Perry District track meet on Thursday.
Hudson 7, North 4

Rangers fall in sectional final

An early deficit proved cost for the North Rangers as they fell to Hudson in a Division sectional final on Thursday, 7-4.
Madison Stepanik

Stepanik wins district title

Independence senior Madison Stepanik opened the district meet with a win in the shot put that helped the Blue Devils to first place.