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    Ohio Varsity Insider: Season 1, Episode 1


    The Ohio Varsity Insider Podcast kicks off this week with several guests from around the high school sports scene.

    Up first, Kirtland superintendent Chad VanArnhem discusses the stadium project that allowed Kirtland to upgrade its facility with new field turf, a video scoreboard, and so much more.

    Kirtland’s Rocco Alfieri then discusses his four-touchdown performance in earning the first victory at Wilson Stadium.

    Hawken’s Donovan Moorehead explains how he went from backup quarterback to throwing five touchdown passes in a win over Trinity on Saturday.

    Independence cross country runner MaryAnne LeRoy joined the podcast to discuss the sportsmanship she displayed during the Riverside Light Up The Night Invitational on Saturday.

    John Kampf of the News-Herald previewed three of the biggest football games that will be played on Friday including Mentor at Riverside, Avon Lake at Chardon, and Perry at Kirtland.

    Click here to listen, or tune in via the Spotify app.



    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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