Sunday, September 19

    Hornets put in work

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    EASTLAKE–Kirtland’s quest for a fourth straight state championship got underway on Saturday with the first scrimmage of the 2021 season.

    The Hornets were among the four teams that competed at Nick Carter Stadium at North High School.

    Pierce Boyd, one of two players competing for the starting quarterback job, recapped the Hornets’  performance and how intense the challenge has been to earn the job under center.

    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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