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Lakewood Girls’ Softball

April 25, 2019 1:24pm | SABRINA HAMDAN

Its spring in Lakewood, which means its time to bring out the bats, gloves, and balls. Time to get out on the field and play some softball. This year the LHS Girls Varsity Softball team have two new coaches and a brand new turf field […]

Portland Closes Out OKC

April 25, 2019 1:23pm | David Facaros

For the most part, the first round of the NBA playoffs has been a snooze fest other than this series. It was full of physical play and pettiness on and off the court. Damian Lillard and Russel Westbrook went at it all series long talking […]

LHS to join Great Lakes Sports Conference

April 18, 2019 5:16pm | Jordan Esposito

Lakewood High is joining the Great Lakes Conference for the 2020-2021 school year. This means that Lakewood High will be leaving the Southwestern Conference after being involved with it for five years. Joining the Great Lakes Conference means Lakewood will play against teams such as […]

Tiger Woods is Back

April 18, 2019 12:15pm | Shaun Gregg

Recently, pro golfer Tiger Woods has just won his first Major Masters win in 11 years. Before this, he has been off the grid and lost his respect as a person to a sex scandal as well as he’s had four back surgeries that left […]

Clippers Tame the Deficit

April 18, 2019 12:10pm | Charlie Cliffel

On Monday night, the LA Clippers made NBA history. The team came back from a 31-point deficit against the first-seed Warriors, reigning NBA champs. The team pulled together late in the third quarter to cut the deficit to single digits by the end of the […]

NBA 2019 Playoffs

April 16, 2019 6:08pm | Lauren Jones

It’s that time of the year for the NBA Playoffs. Every year, many people anticipate for their favorite teams to make it this far in each basketball season. The NBA Playoffs are one of the most watched sporting events each year with millions of people […]

Dwyane Wade Plays Last Game

April 16, 2019 6:00pm | Bryce Binion

Dwyane Wade played his last game Wednesday night. Not only was it his last night playing, but this game also eliminated the Miami Heat from playoffs. Although it was a sad night, they were also celebrating the 16 years and 3 rings that the 6 […]

Magic Johnson Leaves the Lakers

April 15, 2019 2:59pm | Madeline Zingale

Erwin “Magic” Johnson started playing in the NBA in 1979. His rookie season was with the Los Angeles Lakers and continued to play with the Lakers as their Point Guard for 13 seasons. Magic retired in 1996 but continued to work with the Lakers. While […]

Tiger Woods Wins Masters

April 15, 2019 2:49pm | Mackenzie Merriner

The 2019 Masters Tournament is held between April 11 to April 14. The course that will be used this year is the Augusta National Golf Course. The Masters Tournament is usually referred to as The Masters or the U.S. Masters. This is one of the […]

The Masters Week

April 11, 2019 5:45pm | Seth Andregg

The 2019 Masters starts today, starting off the 83rd edition of this storied event at Augusta National. While this tournament does have the smallest field of any of the four golf majors, it has all the best talent on tour. It’s a tough major to predict […]

NCAA Championship

April 11, 2019 3:03pm | Rawad Khawam

On April 8, 2019, University of Virginia and Texas Tech University will square of for the NCAA Championship. Throughout March and April, college teams have been facing each other in a bracket style tournament called March Madness. Each team has gone through a rigorous path […]

New Season, New Beginnings

April 11, 2019 2:54pm | Maizy Cunningham

The Lakewood Softball season has started up and there is so much in store. The Softball Program only has a high school Varsity team with one Middle School team (combining both Harding and Garfield students.) The Varsity team consists of five Freshman, giving the program […]

The End of the Cavaliers Season

April 11, 2019 12:27pm | Nina Zanghi

The Cleveland Cavaliers just wrapped up their season, with their last game on Tuesday, April 9th. The Cavaliers played the Charlotte Hornets at the Quicken Loans Arena and lost 97-124. This game was particularly special because it was fan appreciation night. At the game, the […]

Indian’s Home Opener

April 9, 2019 3:27pm | Angela Lewis

Go Tribe! April 1st was a big day for Cleveland fans. It was the 119th home opener for the Cleveland Indians. The Tribe is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and they were known as the Grand Rapid Rustlers. In the year 1900 the team moved […]

Coach Gets Ejected After 63 seconds Into The Game

April 8, 2019 4:12pm | Mackenzie Merriner

The game on Wednesday, April 3, was the Spurs against the Nuggets. You might be thinking by the title that this might be an exaggeration, but it is not. The head coach got thrown out just only a minute and three seconds into the game. […]

Indians Sweep Blue Jays

April 8, 2019 4:08pm | David Facaros

This weekend the Cleveland Indians took on the team up north in a four game series. Over the corse of the series the Indians scored eleven more runs than the Blue Jays, paired with stellar pitching. On Sunday, Toronto was no match for Mike Clevinger, […]

Russell Westrook 20 20 20

April 5, 2019 3:59pm | Ali Alhamdni

Russell Westbrook is a professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is an eight-time NBA All-Star, and a two-time NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (MVP). He has been averaging triple doubles the past three seasons. On […]

Stephen Curry Fixed His Vision

April 4, 2019 6:09pm | Armani Adames

This week Stephen Curry revealed that his eyesight has been deteriorating throughout much of his professional career, and he finally had taken care of it recently, by getting contact lenses. Stephen Curry, who holds the NBA record of hitting 402 three-pointers in a single season […]

Portland’s Nurkic Suffers Season-Ending Injury

April 4, 2019 1:00pm | Jusuf Nurkic, Trail Blazers

Last Monday, March 25, the Portland Trail Blazers starting center Jusuf Nurkic suffered a season-ending, gruesome injury. After going up for an offensive rebound against the Nets, Nurkic landed in an awkward position, causing a compounding left Tibia fracture. Teammates quickly realized how serious his […]

Cleveland Indians Home Opener

April 2, 2019 6:08pm | Maddi Tobey

The Cleveland Indians’ had their long-awaited home opener on Monday, April 1st. The game was against the Chicago White Sox and it is the twenty-third time the Indians faced the White Sox in their home opener. Fans packed Progressive Field to support the Indians, causing tickets […]

Opening Day Thriller

April 2, 2019 1:57pm | David Facaros

On Monday the Indians had their home opener against the Chicago White Sox. Cleveland is coming off of a tough opening series against the Twins where they went 1-2 and scored a total of four runs in three games. The starting pitching has been stellar […]

NBA Playoffs

April 1, 2019 5:30pm | Bryce Binion

As the 2019 NBA post season nears, people are left wondering will anyone beat the Warriors? The answer is yes they can be beaten. It’s not likely but it is possible to dethrone the reigning champs. While Oklahoma City, Milwaukee, Los Angeles Clippers, Denver and […]

The Cleveland Browns Excitement Is A Thing, But The Team Has To Perform

March 30, 2019 1:02am | Shane Rakes

The Cleveland Browns are in an unfamiliar position this year on facing soaring expectations. The Browns General Manager John Dorsey has made several huge moves this year to their roster, he punctuated on the roster by a trade with the New York Giants to land […]

Manchester United Fan Stabbed After Win

March 15, 2019 4:56pm | Shane Rakes

Manchester United have expressed their shock after a Manchester United fan was stabbed following his teams Champions League victory against Paris St-Germain in the French Capital on Wednesday.  The 44-year-old man who still has not been named was reportedly in a taxi and was attacked […]

Zion Williamson Returns

March 15, 2019 4:50pm | Seth Andregg

February 20th, a very unexpected injury happened to the Duke commit, Zion Williamson. His first game back was against Syracuse last night. Duke had a dominating win as they won 84-72. Zion Williamson dropped 29 points as he shot 13-13 from the field. His return […]

Odell Beckham to Cleveland

March 15, 2019 4:50pm | David Facaros

Around 8 o’clock on Wednesday night, word broke out that the Browns have traded for Pro-Bowl wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.  According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the trade involves the Browns sending their first-round pick in 2019 (No. 17 overall), one of the Browns third-round […]

2019 MLB All-Star Game

March 8, 2019 6:53pm | Nina Zanghi

This year’s MLB All-Star game will take place at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The festivities will begin on July 5th and go until July 9th. The goal of this week is to blend baseball, food, activities, and music together into a fun festival. One of […]

NCAA March Madness Preview

March 8, 2019 6:29pm | David Facaros

Around this time every year, the college basketball season starts to heat up. Next week, the conference tournaments start which is important if your favorite team is on the bubble. For the third year in a row, college hoops fans will get a taste of March […]

Lakewood Varsity Baseball Pre-Season 2019

March 8, 2019 6:16pm | Armani Adames

The Lakewood varsity baseball team is off to a good start. The varsity team is coached by, Mike Ribar (head coach), Tim Labar (pitching coach), Brian Leroy, and newest coach Grant Graves (hitting coach). Varsity baseball has practice six days a week. Practice locations change […]

Lakers Continue to Struggle

March 1, 2019 6:29pm | David Facaros

After Lebron signed with the Lakers back in July, the majority of people thought that the Lakers would be in contention for a championship but that is not the case. Los Angles was 4th in the Western Conference before Lebron’s injury on Christmas and they […]

Dwayne Wade’s Career

March 1, 2019 6:24pm | Ali Alhamdani

Dwayne Tyrone Wade Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Dwayne Wade was drafted fifth overall in the 2003 NBA draft by Miami. This 2019 season will be his last season playing for the NBA. […]

Boys’ Basketball Regular Season Coming to an End

February 22, 2019 6:13pm | Jillian Moorman

On Friday, February 22nd the boys’

Duke Player Injured by Busted Nike

February 22, 2019 5:17pm | Max Boland

Thirty three seconds into the Duke vs. North Carolina game on Wednesday, February 20th, freshman superstar Zion Williamson (playing for Duke) sprained his right knee after the sole of his left shoe detached and caused him to slip. Is Zion Williamson fulfilling a biblical prophecy? […]

NBA Trade Deadline

February 14, 2019 7:36pm | David Facaros

The trade deadline is one of the most important times of the year in the NBA season, especially for teams contending for a championship. Also, teams with big markets like New York, Los Angeles, and Houston have a better chance of landing these trades and […]

Browns Sign RB Kareem Hunt

February 13, 2019 5:22pm | Shane Rakes

On Monday the Cleveland Browns signed troubled running back Kareem Hunt. A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Hunt had signed a 1 year contract and he will also be a restricted free agent after that contract expires. Which means the Browns would control his […]

Patriots Win the Super Bowl

February 8, 2019 9:59pm | David Facaros

The Patriots and Rams played in Super Bowl 53. Both teams were coming off huge overtime wins that dealt with a couple of controversial calls. Fans around the nation, especially Saints fans, were outraged after a missed penalty held New Orleans out of the championship […]

Tom Brady Best Player in the NFL?

February 8, 2019 9:57pm | Ali Alhamdani

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. After playing college football for the University of Michigan, Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the […]

Pelicans Star Anthony Davis Requested A Trade

February 1, 2019 7:05pm | Shane Rakes

Every year in the NBA there is a trade deadline and this year it falls a little earlier this year and there is already huge news about one of the biggest stars in the league. The star Anthony Davis had asked the New Orleans Pelicans […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Struggling Big Time

February 1, 2019 7:02pm | Jillian Moorman

The Cleveland Cavaliers are not having the season they had hoped for…. to say the least. With the Lebron James leaving the team, the team knew this year would have other things in store– but definitely not the current situation. The Cavaliers are currently 14th […]

NBA All-Star Weekend

January 27, 2019 4:59pm | Ali Alhamdani

The 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend is just weeks away. Here’s everything you need to know for All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina. In the 2019 NBA All-Star Game, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo selected as captains for eastern conferences and the west conferences. The 10 […]

Lebron’s Worst injury In His Career

January 18, 2019 7:35pm | Shane Rakes

Despite LeBron leaving the Golden State Warriors game on Christmas Day early in the third quarter with a groin injury, the Los Angeles Laker’s still left with the win. After he had left early he didn’t seem worried about the injury. The injury occurred when […]

AFC and NFC Championship Preview

January 18, 2019 5:32pm | David Facaros

As the NFL season winds down, the three most important games are still left to be played. Almost everyone can agree that the four most talented teams in the league are playing on Sunday to get a spot in the Super Bowl. The first match-up […]

Lakewood Basketball Takes Home Another Win

January 18, 2019 5:32pm | Jillian Moorman

On Friday, January 11th, the boys basketball team traveled to Westlake to play the Demons. Going into the game, Westlake’s record was 3 wins and 10 losses and Lakewood’s record was 7 wins and 2 losses. The game started off with a pretty even battle […]

Beauty and the Beast at LHS

January 13, 2019 6:10pm | James Morrissey

On Thursday, January 10th, Lakewood High School hosted a dual meet. During periods 7, 8 and 9 of the school day, the students and faculty headed down to the new gym to watch their fellow students compete. On one end of the floor, the dominant […]

Ohio State’s Recent Changes

January 13, 2019 6:02pm | David Facaros

On New Years day the Buckeyes squared off against the Washington Huskies in the Rose Bowl. Earlier in December, head coach Urban Meyer said he would be stepping down after this season to spend time with his family. The Buckeyes jumped out to a quick […]

Recap of the LHS Varsity Hockey Winter Tournaments

January 13, 2019 5:58pm | Seth Andregg

The Rangers had a very great effort for every single game they played in their 2 tournaments they played in. One tournament was the Bay Village tournament. The Rangers went 2-1 in that tournament. The other tournament was the CVCA tournament that took place in […]

Recap of Lakewood Hockey Weekend 12/15

December 17, 2018 4:54pm | Seth Andregg

The Lakewood High School Rangers went 1-1 this weekend. They played NDCL and Brecksville. 2 key matchups for the future of the Rangers as they seek a spot in the Baron Cup tournament. NDCL was a home game at Serpentini Winterhurst Ice Rink and the […]

Cleveland Indians Latest Trade

December 15, 2018 1:47am | Nina Zanghi

Every year, Major League Baseball holds the 4-day-long Winter Meetings. Representatives from all 30 major league teams and the 160 minor league teams come to discuss business and off-season trades and transactions. This year, the Cleveland Indians ended the Winter Meetings as apart of a […]

Lakewood Boys’ Basketball

December 14, 2018 6:20pm | David Facaros

The Rangers’ basketball team is looking to have another successful season under head coach, Alex Cammock. Last year, they went 22-3 and lost many key players including Jacob Sala, Liam Doup, and Noah Stadler. Tommy Sala, Tim Smith, and Zion Darby all look to have […]

LHS Hockey Upcoming Weekend and Recap

December 14, 2018 6:16pm | Seth Andregg

This Saturday, your Lakewood High School Rangers varsity hockey team takes on NDCL in a home game at Serpentini Ice Arena in Lakewood The puck drops at 7:40 PM as the Rangers seek a sweep this weekend. This Sunday, the hockey squad also takes on […]