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Independence runs into postseason

Independence’s cross country teams ran into the postseason on Saturday with a strong showing at the Chagrin Valley Conference championships at Hawken.

Oschmann leads Blue Devils at Billy Goat Challenge

Independence senior P.J. Oschmann ran a strong race to finish in seventh place out of 172 runners at the Billy Goat Challenge on Saturday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds.

Independence’s Alana Nowak shines in debut

Independence freshman Alana Nowak placed sixth overall at the Berkshire Early Bird Invitational on Saturday.

Skoczen still running

Emily Skoczen’s track career was cut short by the Coronavirus but the Independence senior isn’t finished running.

Independence adds three to Hall of Fame

Independence on Friday will announce the three most recent additions to its Athletics Hall of Fame.

Skoczen punches ticket to state

Independence senior Emily Skoczen is headed back to the state cross country meet after finishing as one of the top 16 runners at Saturday’s regional at Boardman High School.

Independence’s Collin Patton wins second straight Valley Division title

Independence junior Collin Patton ran a time of 17:58 to win his second straight Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division title on Saturday at the Geauga County Fairgrounds.

Blue Devils earn three No. 1 seeds

Independence pulled off a rare feat on Sunday when its boys’ and girls’ soccer and volleyball teams each earned No. 1 seed in their respective district tournaments.

Skoczen, McGhee Top 10 at Cardinal

Independence’s Emily Skoczen and Makenna McGhee both finished among the top 10 at the 2019 Cardinal Invitational on Saturday.

Skoczen finishes second at Avon Lake

Independence senior Emily Skoczen ran a time of 22:00 to finish second in the open race at the Avon Lake Early Bird Invitational on Saturday.

McGhee, Skoczen finish among top 10 at Berkshire Early Bird Invitational

Makenna McGhee and Emily Skoczen both finished among the top 10 runners at the 2019 Berkshire Early Bird Invitational at the Geauga County Fairgrounds on Aug. 24.

Independence running for state

Independence’s cross country teams have new coaches but the Blue Devils haven’t changed their goals. With several talented runners, each squad has set its sights on running at the state meet later this fall.

Hawken girls lead CVC contingent to state

The girls’ cross country teams from Hawken and Chagrin Falls both finished among the top six at Saturday’s Division II regional meet to earn a spot in next weekend’s state cross country championships.

Independence girls finish second at Medina District

Independence’s girls’ cross country team finished second at the Division III Medina District to earn an automatic berth in the regional meet next weekend.

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Athletes from Independence, Cuyahoga Heights, Independence, Kenston, Kirtland, Lake Catholic and Perry have been named the Varsity Travel Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 14.

Independence’s Collin Patton wins Valley Division MVP

Independence’s Collin Patton finished first in the 2018 Chagrin Valley Conference Valley Division cross country championships at Cardinal High School on Saturday.

Varsity Travel Players of the Week

Student-athletes from Beachwood, Cardinal, Geneva, Independence, Madison, Orange and Richmond Heights have been selected as the Varsity Travel Athletes of the Week for the week ending Oct. 7.

Independence earns hardware at Legends Meet

Independence’s girls’ cross country team took home some hardware from the 2018 Legends Meet at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds on Saturday. The Blue Devils placed fourth in the girls’ Division III meet.

Skoczen paces Independence at Gilmour Invitational

Junior Emily Skoczen finished 20th overall to lead the Independence girls’ cross country team to a sixth-place at the 2018 Paul Primeau Invitational at Gilmour Academy on Friday.

Blue Devils finish second at Cardinal

Independence's girls' cross country team prepared for the upcoming Chagrin Valley Conference meet with a second-place finish at the Cardinal Invitational on Saturday.

Skoczen paces Blue Devils at Spartan Invitational

Independence junior Emily Skoczen finished in 23rd place out of 305 runners at the 2018 Boardman Spartan Invitational on Saturday.