Jeff Luca, recently retired from Solon Recreation Department, dies after accident
SOLON, Ohio -- Jeff Luca, longtime program manager for the Solon Recreation Department and head baseball coach at Twinsburg High School, died as the result of an accident Tuesday (Dec. 5) in Pennsylvania. He was 59. An obituary provided by Luca’s family described the crash as “a tragic work accident.”...
High school scoreboard for Dec. 10
Hawken (2-1, 1-0): Drockton 2, Caver 10, Hill 16, Stovsky 7, Price 11, Dettelbach 13, Obi 4, Abernathy 2. Chagrin (0-3, 0-1): DiFranco 1, Kaas 5, Russell 12, Bargar 5, Curtiss 14, Beresford 7, Kay 2. Hawken 21 16 8 20 — 65 Chagrin 14 4 10 18 —...
The Mental Edge: Two Ways to Stay ON TRACK This Holiday Season!
Extra Inning Softball has partnered with former DI softball coach Julie Jones (Akron, Cleveland State) and current Mental Performance and Mindset Coach to help give athletes, coaches and others in the softball world the “Mental Edge.”. Julie spent 26 years leading Division I softball programs with her mission being...
Boys basketball: Second-quarter letdown costs Lorain against Garfield Heights
LORAIN — It’s been a tough opening stretch for Lorain, and the road doesn’t get much easier. The Titans played their fourth game in seven days, hosting Lake Erie League favorite Garfield Heights on Thursday, and the highly touted Bulldogs handed them a 69-51 loss as Lorain keeps searching for its first win of the season.
Buckeye's Eddie Neitenbach tops No. 2 in the nation at Ironman to highlight area wrestlers
CUYAHOGA FALLS — Success in high school wrestling is all about that base. The best ones find that foundation and build a path that leads to greater success. That’s what Buckeye’s Eddie Neitenbach (175 pounds), Wadsworth’s Jaxon Joy (150), Perry’s Aidan Fockler (285) and Brecksville’s Rylan Seacrist (113) took out of Saturday’s 30th annual...
Eastlake North overwhelms Bedford
Eastlake North earned a convincing 54-16 win over Bedford during this Ohio girls high school basketball game on Dec. 6. Last season, Eastlake North and Bedford squared off on Jan. 9, 2023 at Eastlake North High School. In recent action on Dec. 1, Eastlake North faced off against Perry. Check...
What a shock! Barberton woman wins Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck at Browns game
Did you hear the one about the third-grade Barberton teacher who won a Ford F-150 Lightning truck in front of 67,919 people by tossing footballs through an avocado-sharped target?. Yeah. It’s true. In the Nov. 5 game against the Arizona Cardinals, Macy Kaisk of Barberton was one of three...
Ex-Clemson WR Beaux Collins transfers to Notre Dame
Former Clemson receiver Beaux Collins announced Sunday that he will continue his career at Notre Dame. Collins made his announcement
Ohio coach let go after players stole from Hall of Fame; Parents, players ask district to reconsider
An Ohio high school announced that they’d be going in a “different direction” and chose not to bring back its football coach, now players and parents are urging the district to bring him back.
$9,462 Super High Five carryover Sunday at MGM Northfield Park
Northfield, OH — Sunday evening (Dec. 10) will start with a bang in the Super High Five after no one could correctly solve the 10-horse 13th race puzzle Saturday night. The $9,462 carryover will move to race 1 on Sunday and cover an estimated pool of $60,000. The bet features a low 14% takeout and a minimum base bet of .20 cents.
Tremont Residents, Note the Reroute for Today's Santas Race Event
Beginning Saturday, December 9, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, the Santas in Tremont Race will be held in the Tremont neighborhood. During this time, the following reroute will be in effect: #25: Madison - Clark Eastbound: Regular route to Steelyard and Quigley, left on Quigley, right at roundabout, right on West 14th, left on Abbey returning to regular route. Westbound: Regular route to Abbey and West 14th, right on West 14th, right at roundabout, right on Quigley, right on Steelyard Dr. returning to regular route.Visit here for more details.
Local Heights High Bowling Team Scores Perfect 300, Heading to Nationals
Heights High's bowling team scored a perfect 300 in a match against Brunswick at Medina AMF on November 29, 2023. The team, coached by Charmaine Allen, includes five players: Gabe McKay, Matthew Catron, Tyler McCann, Kevin Clark, Jr., and Marcus Holland. They were participating in a Baker game, a team-based match where each player bowls two frames. This perfect score has qualified them for the national tournament.
Ohio State Performs Well at the Cleveland State Open Saturday
COLUMBUS, Ohio--Eight Buckeyes competed Saturday at Wooding Gymnasium in the Cleveland State Open and Ohio State came away with six Top 3 finishes, including titles at 125 and 184 pounds. Freshman Vinny Kilceary went 5-0 in the 125-pound bracket to earn the championship. He won his first three matches by...
Roller Takes Sixth At Cleveland State Open
CLEVELAND – Sophomore Keyveon Roller took sixth place at 133 pounds on Saturday (Dec. 9) to lead three members of the Virginia wrestling team in competition at the Cleveland State Open. Roller went 4-2 on the day, posting three victories by major decision, on the way to the sixth-place...
Boys basketball: Elyria puts it all together, gets rare road win over Solon
SOLON — Bus rides from Solon haven’t always been kind to Elyria over the past few years. Saturday’s had to be a blast. The Pioneers played about as well as they could in beating the Comets 67-44 in non-conference play. Elyria (2-1) hadn’t beaten Solon on the road since 2017 when the schools were still in the Greater Cleveland Conference. The Comets (1-2) had won four straight over Elyria until the series ended in 2021 when Elyria opted to join the Southwestern Conference.
Guardians’ Josh Naylor finds himself honored and wanted on the same day
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday presented Guardians first baseman Josh Naylor with the 2023 Tip O’Neill Award. The annual award is given to the best Canadian-born player in the big leagues based on “individual achievement and team contribution, while adhering to baseball’s highest ideals” during the past season.
Twinsburg community mourns loss of high school baseball coach, long-time bus driver
TWINSBURG, Ohio — People in the city of Twinsburg are mourning the loss of two members of their community. Antonine Battle, a longtime former bus driver, passed because of a prolonged illness the same night head varsity baseball coach, Jeff Luca, died in a Pennsylvania car accident. Jeremy Soppel,...
Jerome Ford reaches sideline alleyway for 26-yard burst
Ohio High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Cuyahoga County Today - December 9
Support your favorite local high school basketball team in Cuyahoga County, Ohio today by tuning in and catching every possession. Info on how to watch all of the high-school action can be located below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or...