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Featured Athlete

Aubree Nagel

September 20, 2019 4:32pm | Mallory Moorman

      Aubree Nagel is a junior at Lakewood High School. She is quite the soccer player. Starting varsity her freshman year, she has continued to do so still. She still has a season and a half to go, and we are all looking […]

Sophia Miranda, Her Future Plans and Career so Far

September 17, 2019 2:33pm | Alexander Schulz

Sophia Miranda is a senior this year at Lakewood High School. She’s a member of the school’s swimming team. She started to swim when she was only eight years old. This year is her fourth year on the Lakewood High School swimming team. Q:  Do […]

Miabella Doerr

September 17, 2019 12:13am | Cassidy Baldridge

Miabella Doerr is a senior at Lakewood High School. During the fall she loves to play tennis and is part of the team at the high school. She was asked a couple of questions about tennis and this is how she responded. What has been […]

Charles Hericks

September 5, 2019 2:51pm | Terence Checkett

I caught up with golfer and team captain Charles Hericks as golf season is now in full swing at Lakewood High. Q: How has the season been going so far? A: “Terrible, we haven’t won a match yet.” Q: How has your play developed through […]

Chris Brown and His Future

May 19, 2019 7:56pm | Shaun Gregg

Christopher Brown is a junior basketball player for Lakewood High School. He plays on the varsity team and overall achieves good grades. Chris has made himself known by all most of the upperclassmen and a great portion of the underclassmen.   “What are your plans […]

Sophia Miranda

May 19, 2019 7:43pm | Lalia Riseng

Sophia Miranda is a junior at Lakewood High School this year, and has been a member of the school’s swim team for the past three years. We sat down with Sophia to chat about her swimming career. Question: How long have you been swimming? Answer: […]

Abbie Tuleta

May 13, 2019 3:44pm | Cassidy Baldridge

Abbie Tuleta is a junior and she plays softball. She answered a few questions asked below. What position do you play? “I am a pitcher and play third base.” 2. How long have you been playing “I’ve been playing since I was eight.” 3. What […]

Payton Rossen

May 9, 2019 1:03pm | Maizy Cunningham

Payton Rossen is currently a Junior at Lakewood High School. She has been playing softball since Elementary school. As a Freshman, she was put on the Varsity Softball team. On top of being a Freshman on varsity, she is the starting pitcher. Outside of softball, […]

Dylan Ferry

May 7, 2019 4:23pm | Will Hyatt

Freshman Dylan Ferry is the catcher and outfielder for the freshman baseball team here at Lakewood High School.  Dylan bats in the leadoff stop because of his great speed on the base path. On top of baseball Dylan is getting good grades in the classroom. […]

Jayden Reyes

May 2, 2019 3:47pm | Charlie Cliffel

Lakewood’s track team saw plenty of senior additions this year, one of them being Jayden Reyes. He’s a field athlete who works hard no matter his size. Jayden began track this year and has already shown immense improvement, adding 6 feet to his shot-put PR […]

Tara Kantura

May 2, 2019 3:44pm | Miranda Larimer

Tara Kantura is a junior at Lakewood High School. She is one of the featured athletes for the week. Here are some questions the athlete was asked. Q: How many sports have you played, how long have you played them? A: ” I’ve played 3 […]

Clara McGuan

May 1, 2019 5:56pm | Lalia Riseng

Clara McGuan us a senior at Lakewood High School and has been a lettering member of the swim team for all four years. I sat down with her to talk about her past and future athletic career. Question: How long have you been swimming? Answer: […]

Yousef Awad

April 26, 2019 1:10pm | Laila Awad

Yousef Awad is a junior at Lakewood City Academy. He still plays two sports for Lakewood High School. Yousef is on the  football and wrestling team for Lakewood. He has a great passion for both sports. Q: Why do you wrestling and play football? A: […]

Lewis Fetting

April 26, 2019 12:45pm | Jacob Goings

Freshman Lewis Fetting is an exceptional student. Most of his classes are advanced. As a freshman, his most advanced class is Advanced Algebra 2. He also plays on the freshman baseball team.  The questions I have asked Lewis are mostly about his baseball and academic […]

Terence Checkett

April 25, 2019 1:20pm | Samuel Csora

Terence Checkett is one of Lakewood High Schools best baseball pitchers, so we had to ask the man himself how he really does it. Question:  What is your fastest pitch recorded? Answer: At one point in my amazing high school year I had pitched at […]

James Toole

April 18, 2019 12:25pm | Aidan Sterling

Freshman, James Toole, is an up-and-coming athlete at Lakewood High School. James participates in Track and Field, running distance events and pole vault. He also runs Cross Country also participates in Diving and Swimming. I have asked James some questions mostly revolving around running and […]

Christina Westlake

April 11, 2019 3:03pm | Aiden Kelley

Spring track and field started up not too long ago. The meets not only support the athletes participating, but are also very entertaining to watch. There are all different kinds of events that take place, from throwing to running. Christina Westlake is a part of the […]

Alexander Blinky

April 8, 2019 4:16pm | Shane Rakes

  Alexander Blinky is a sophomore at Lakewood High School. He is being recognized for his amazing talent and technique on the ice. Alexander is such a hard worker on the ice. He is a stellar athlete. Alexander plays varsity hockey and he is one […]

James Morrissey

April 4, 2019 1:03pm | Rawad Khawam

This baseball season is going to get a whole lot better with senior Left Fielder James Morrissey at the mound. He has been a baseball varsity athlete for three years now and has been performing well. James Morrissey is not only a star on the […]

Cormac Peppard-Kramer

April 2, 2019 1:49pm | Samuel, Csora

  Question:  Why do you like to run track? Answer: The team is always fun to be around and train with, but pure competition is what I enjoy Question: What is the fastest time that you have run a mile? Answer: My fastest mile was at […]

Sophie Sanders

November 30, 2018 6:12pm | Maddi Tobey

Sophie Sanders is a senior at Lakewood High School. She is a part of many different sports teams. In the fall season, Sophie runs on the Lakewood Cross Country team. In the winter season, she participates in both the Lakewood Diving team and the Lakewood […]

Molly Roche and Clare Harvey

November 14, 2018 2:49pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Ghaben

Lakewood High School’s tennis team had a great and successful season this year. Tennis athletes, Clare Harvey and Molly Roche were even a reason and asset to the team’s success.  Both having the best record on the team , 14-1,  while achieving second place in […]

Cassidy Baldridge

November 11, 2018 2:27am | Kaitlyn Rosa

Cassidy Baldridge is a junior at Lakewood High School and is also apart of the Lakewood Volleyball Program. She has been on the varsity team for three years and has been the varsity libero for two years. Cassidy is also very dedicated to her school […]

James Morrissey

October 26, 2018 5:33pm | Armani Adames

James Morrissey plays baseball and football at Lakewood High School. He has been a starter on the varsity baseball team, going on two years now. He is now a starter for the varsity football team. James has been very dedicated, and has learned quickly how […]

Cameron Levis

October 15, 2018 1:24am | Madyson Layelle Al-Ghaben

Lakewood High School soccer player, Cameron Levis, would be described by his teammates as a great and athletic player, but there’s more to him than just being extremely good at soccer. Levis, 16, is a junior at Lakewood High School. He would be described by […]

Athlete Of The Week– Albert Wilhelmey/ Kyren Jefferson

October 9, 2018 3:39pm | James Morrissey

Junior Albert Wilhelmy shined for the rangers in their Friday night game against North Olmsted. Even though the Rangers fell short of a victory, they fought hard and even broke some offensive records. North Olmsted hosted Lakewood last Friday at their home field for their […]

Featured Athlete- Hannah Martin

September 28, 2018 2:11pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

Hannah Martin is a senior at Lakewood High School. She has been playing volleyball for a whopping eight years! Hannah decided to take her game up a notch and play on a competitive level. She has been doing that for about six years. I was […]

Eliza Richardson

September 24, 2018 6:50pm | joseph Toole

Eliza Richardson is a senior attending Lakewood High School. She is a four-year letterman and has started varsity each year. She has shown that her commitment to her team is unrivaled through her own blood sweat and tears. As a team captain Eliza bears a […]

LHS Track Star: Tyler Hannah

September 14, 2018 11:29pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Aseili

This week’s featured athlete is Tyler Hannah, who is a senior at Lakewood High School. Hannah has been running LHS track for two years now but has been running for as long as he could remember. He decided to run track in middle school just […]

Isabel Cintron

May 11, 2018 1:05pm | Audra Tuleta

Isabel Cintron is a senior at Lakewood High School. She is an excellent student, obtaining a 3.5 gpa. She also is an athlete. She played basketball all four years at Lakewood High and lettered three years of the four. I got to sit down and […]

Featured Athlete-Blake Setta

May 4, 2018 12:35pm | Audra Tuleta

Blake Setta is a senior at Lakewood High School. He is one of the 10 seniors on the baseball team. The team is almost done with their season and is actually down to only 8 more guaranteed games. The team’s record is 8-11 and have […]

Jay Boyd

May 4, 2018 12:32pm | Olivia Britt

Jybrell (Jay) Boyd is a senior at Lakewood High School. Jay has played football for four years, basketball for four years, and done track for 3 years. I had an opportunity to chat with Jay about the many things that he enjoys about this school […]

Caitlin Cimino

May 2, 2018 12:23pm | Isabel Cintron

Caitlin Cimino is a senior at Lakewood High School. She has done gymnastics, indoor track, and track and field for all her four years of high school. She was a captain and the only senior for the gymnastics team this year. She also did gymnastics […]

Sophie Sanders

April 27, 2018 5:50pm | Jordhan Kieres

Sophie Sanders is a junior at Lakewood High School, she runs track in the spring, swims and dives for the LHS Swim Team throughout the winter and runs cross-country in the fall. This is her third year running with the Girls Track Team. Sophie has […]

Edison Budzar

April 27, 2018 4:46pm | Courtney Ribar

Edison is a senior at Lakewood High School. Budzar is now in his fourth and final baseball season for the Rangers. The varsity team started off their season with a 14 to 0 win over Valley Forge. The Rangers are now 5-10. Edison is a […]

Nikki Sullenberger

April 27, 2018 1:50pm | Mary Roufael

This week’s featured athlete is Nikki Sullenberger. She is a senior here at Lakewood and she has gone here for the past four years. She holds a-part time job outside of school at a restaurant called the Rush Inn and takes a bunch of AP […]

Camryn Cole

April 19, 2018 5:32pm | Audra Tuleta

Camryn Cole is senior at Lakewood High School. He is one the ten seniors on the boys baseball team. The baseball team is just about half way through their season with the record of 4-6. Camryn plays third base for the rangers. He also played […]

Featured Athlete: Joe Byczek

April 13, 2018 4:35pm |

Joe Byczek is a senior at Lakewood High School, he is one of the ten seniors on the boys varsity baseball team. Their season began on the 26th of March as they took on the Valley Forge Patriots in a non conference math up. Joe […]

Featured Athlete: Christina Auck

March 28, 2018 4:05pm | Nichole Sullenberger

Christina Auck is a sophomore at Lakewood High School who participates in one sport during each season–football during the fall, basketball during the winter, and track & field during the spring. Christina has been playing flag football for five years and tackle football for five […]

Stephen Reis

March 28, 2018 1:09pm | Courtney Ribar

Stephen Reis is a senior at Lakewood High School. Reis is now in his fourth and final baseball season for the Rangers. The varsity team started off their season with a 14 to 0 win over Valley Forge. Stephen started at catcher and caught all […]

Person of the Week: Mary Lavelle

January 26, 2018 5:15pm | Maya Costanzo

This weeks person of the week is Mary Lavelle!! Mary is a senior this year at Lakewood High School. Mary plays basketball on the Lakewood Girls Varsity team. She has been playing basketball since freshmen year. I had the opportunity to ask Mary a few […]

Featured Athlete: Courtney Ribar

January 26, 2018 2:20pm | Olivia Britt

Courtney Ribar is a senior captain for the Lakewood High School Girls’ Basketball team. She has been playing basketball since she was very young. She has been a full-time starter for both her junior and senior year and started a few games due to team […]

Featured Athlete: Olivia Nagy

January 24, 2018 5:21pm | Bryce Binion

Big O! As they call Olivia Nagy the 6 foot 3 inch post on the Girl’s Varsity Basketball team. Nagy is a four-year varsity starter. Over the years she has done some great things for the team. Last week the senior averaged 20 points 12 […]

Alex Bransteter

December 1, 2017 5:49pm | Ryan O'Toole

Basketball is back! With the start of the new season, I was able to talk to Alex Bransteter about what he thought was in store for the team. He told me that they have been practicing every day after school in preparation for their season, […]

Featured Athlete: Saher Hamdan

December 1, 2017 1:34pm | Olivia Britt

Saher Hamdan is a very athletic student. She has been playing softball, basketball and rugby for quite some time. This year she is a senior starter for the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team here at Lakewood High School. Hamdan has been playing basketball for as long […]

Athlete of The Week: Joe Burtzlaff

October 27, 2017 1:55pm | Madyson Lewellyn

Dedication, determination, drive–a few words that Joe Burtzlaff builds foundation upon, a few words that have allowed him great success in his running career. Within the past 10 years, Burtzlaff has accomplished 9 seasons of cross-country and nearly 70 races…consistently finishing within the top ten […]

Featured Athlete: Victoria Gregg

October 15, 2017 11:47pm | Chloe Soneson

Victoria Gregg is a senior at Lakewood High School. Her freshman year she played volleyball in the fall, then in the spring she decided to play club soccer. She is currently on the Varsity Girls Soccer Team. She enjoys spending time with her teammates and […]

Senior Year: Fun and Serious

September 8, 2017 1:07pm | Chloe Soneson

Audra Tuleta is a student athlete at Lakewood High School. She plays soccer and softball. She began playing soccer when she was three. She decided she wanted to play soccer because her older sister did.  ” I wanted to be the cliché child and loved […]

Nick Bamin

May 23, 2017 2:03pm | Ryann Greenfield

Nick Bamin is an eighteen year old  Senior at Lakewood High school, he just started coming to Lakewood schools this year. He used to attend Coffman high in Columbus for most of high school.  He played on the varsity football team as the quarterback and wide […]

Saher Hamdan

May 19, 2017 5:08pm | Erin Mullen

Saher Hamdan is just finishing up her junior year at Lakewood High School. Saher is a very involved athlete at Lakewood. Saher is a very outgoing and friendly person. She always has a smile on her face and is always joking around. Saher plays three different varsity sports, two that […]