Wednesday, June 29
    Kaitlyn Grill

    Independence builds early lead at district meet

    Independence’s girls’ track team built an early lead in its bid to repeat as champions of the Division III Cuyahoga Heights track & field championships.
    Ashton Lerz

    Independence opens postseason with big win

    Ashton Lerz recorded three hits and struck out five in leading Independence to a 12-1 five-inning win over visiting Lake Ridge Academy in a sectional semifinal on Tuesday.
    Sam Crooks

    Independence cruises to win over Cornerstone Christian

    Independence’s baseball team prepared for its postseason opener with a 14-1 five-inning win over visiting Cornerstone Christian Academy on Monday.
    Independence Track

    Independence repeats as CVC Valley Division champs

    Independence repeated as the Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division champions by sweeping the league championships at Lutheran West on Thursday.
    Rory Corrigan

    Independence run-rules rival in league finale

    Independence earned a run-rule victory over rival Cuyahoga Heights in its conference finale on Thursday, 14-4.
    Ashleigh Porter

    Independence opens postseason with win over Wellington

    Ashleigh Porter hit a home run and struck out nine as Independence opened the postseason with a 3-1 win over visiting Wellington in a Division III sectional semifinal on Tuesday.
    Ashton Lerz

    Lerz dominant in Independence’s win over Beachwood

    Ashton Lerz struck out nine in a complete-game shutout and he also recorded three hits in Independence’s win over visiting Beachwood on Monday.
    Mike Andryszczyk

    Andryszczyk fans 16 in Independence’s win over Trinity

    Mike Andryszczyk fanned 16 batters in Independence’s 5-0 win over visiting Trinity in a Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division showdown on Thursday.
    Macey McGhee

    Independence’s Macey McGhee hits walk-off single

    Independence freshman Macey McGhee hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning to seal the Blue Devils’ 10-9 nonconference win over visiting Mapleton on Thursday.
    Casey Adams

    Casey Adams leads Independence to team title at Cuyahoga Heights Relays

    Casey Adams won one event and placed in three others in leading Independence’s girls’ team to a first-place finish at the Cuyahoga Heights Relays on Saturday.
    Ashleigh Porter

    Porter powers Independence past Wickliffe

    Ashleigh Porter hit a home run, knocked in four runs, and struck out seven in Independence’s 12-2 six-inning win over visiting Wickliffe on Saturday.
    Rory Corrigan

    Independence doubles up Brooklyn in earning season split

    After dropping its conference opener to Brooklyn back on April 5, Independence earned a season split with the Hurricanes with a 14-7 win on Thursday.
    Natalie George

    Independence bats stay hot in win at Lutheran West

    Independence pounded out 15 hits in a 15-0 six-inning win at Lutheran West on Thursday.
    Mike Andryszczyk

    Independence earns split with Wickliffe

    After dropping a 5-4 game at Wickliffe on Tuesday, Independence earned a season split with a 9-2 win at home on Wednesday.
    Calvin Cackowski

    Cackowski fans 10 in Battle of the Blue Devils

    Calvin Cackowski fanned 10 batters in leading Wickliffe to a 5-4 win over visiting Independence in a Battle of the Blue Devils at Coulby Park on Tuesday.
    Skylar Leichliter

    Independence girls win home invitational

    Independence’s girls’ track team held off West Geauga to win the Independence Invitational on Tuesday.
    Alex Adams

    Independence’s Alex Adams makes college choice

    Independence senior Alex Adams earlier this week announced her intention to continue her education and soccer career at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terra Haute, Ind.
    Macey McGhee

    McGhee, Biondi lead Independence to big win over Trinity

    Macey McGhee went 4-for-4 and Ally Biondi pitched a two-hit shutout to lead Independence to a 21-0 win over visiting Trinity on Saturday.
    Independence Baseball

    Independence freshman Sam Crooks earns first varsity win

    Independence freshman Sam Crooks earned his first varsity win after throwing four innings in a 12-2 win over visiting Berkshire on Thursday.
    Tiffani Niro

    Independence earns run-rule win over rival

    Big innings, clutch hitting and pitching, and a sound defensive effort led Independence to a 12-2 run-rule win over rival Cuyahoga Heights on Wednesday.
    Evan Beacher

    Independence rallies for split with Lutheran West

    Independence rallied back from a 5-0 deficit to beat visiting Lutheran West on Wednesday, 10-8, to earn a season split with the Longhorns.