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    Emily Magas named Independence Athlete of the Week


    Senior Emily Magas recorded 18 kills, 30 digs and five aces in leading Independence to two conference wins. For her performance, Magas was named Independence Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sept. 16, 2015.

    “Emily continues to be a driving force both offensively and defensively for the Lady Devils,” said Independence coach Megan Osysko. “As a senior captain, Emily is proving that she wants to make her mark by leading and helping the team improve each time they step on the court.”

    The Emily Magas File:

    • Class: Senior
    • Age: 17
    • Sport: Volleyball
    • Family: Parents: Joe & Evelyn; Brother: Joey
    • Favorite Food: Buffalo Chicken Dip
    • Favorite Hobby: Shopping
    • Favorite Athlete: Hallie Zumack
    • Favorite Film: Pitch Perfect
    • Favorite TV Show: Greys Anatomy
    • Favorite Sports Team: Indians
    • Best Advice: The biggest mistake you could ever make is being afraid to make one.

    Steve Hare
    Steve Hare
    The creator and publisher of, Hare has covered high school sports in Northeast Ohio since 1997. He began as a correspondent for the Lake County News Herald, where he contributed until 2011, primarily covering high school football and wrestling. In 1999, Hare began writing for, a member of the network of high school and college sports web sites. He focuses on covering Notre Dame football recruiting. was created in 2004 and was a member of the network until 2012. The site's original purpose was to cover Ohio high school football and recruiting news but since has grown to cover all sports and to provide sports information services to high school athletic programs and individual teams. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.
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