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Lakewood Wins by 3

October 23, 2017 1:25pm | Max Boland

After a 17 game dry spell, Lakewood High School made an underdog style comeback against the Westlake Demons on Friday the 13th, October 2017. On a historically unlucky day, the Lakewood Rangers beat Westlake 28-25 with an incredible stroke of luck. The Junior Varsity team […]

The Indian’s Loss

October 20, 2017 6:08pm | Lalia Williams

Many Cleveland residents were shocked by the devastating Indians loss to the New York Yankees. It was made worse by the fact that we suffered a similar defeat last season–a promising season that was followed by failure. But what caused this depressing display? Here are […]

Boys’ XC Takes 4th at SWC Championship

October 20, 2017 12:55pm | Joe Burtzlaff

On Saturday, October 14, the Lakewood Rangers Boys’ Cross Country team began their postseason at the Southwestern Conference Championship. The meet, which took place at Lorain County Community College, featured a lot of outstanding competition and is the first of what the Rangers hope to […]

Baseball Season Comes to a Close for Cleveland

October 15, 2017 11:48pm | Halina Dreger

On October 11, the Land said goodbye to its MLB team for the 2017 season; after loosing to the New York Yankees 5-2, the Cleveland Indians will not be moving on towards the American League Championships or the World Series. Nonetheless, their year has been […]

Cleveland Indians: Postseason

October 15, 2017 11:48pm | Chloe Soneson

The Indians had a terrific season with a winning record 102-60. Breaking many records during the regular season. Corey Kluber one of Cleveland’s dominating starting pitchers, pitched 2 shutout games. One was during the 22 game winning streak. Very proud of this team. Although they […]

Why They Play the National Anthem at Sporting Events

October 4, 2017 1:23pm | Jared Dubber

If you have gone to any sporting event, you have heard the national anthem. Either sung by a choir or played by a guitarist, it is there. From the professional league to high school homecoming games, it is there. And with the controversy around players […]

Community Cup Winners: Lakewood Boys Soccer

September 29, 2017 1:15pm | Chloe Soneson

The boys’ soccer team went down the street to St. Edwards for their annual Community Cup game on Tuesday September, 26th 2017. The undefeated JV played first at six o’clock and varsity followed at eight. The stands were packed with many excited but nervous fans. […]


September 27, 2017 12:41pm | Chloe Soneson

It had to end sometime. After maintaining a perfect record and staggering 142-37 scoring margin over more than three weeks of play, the Cleveland Indians lost Friday night, dropping a tight loss to the Kansas City Royals. It was the Indians first loss after winning […]

Elizabeth Skourlis

September 27, 2017 12:40pm | Chloe Soneson

Elizabeth Skourlis is a cross-country runner for Lakewood High School.  What made her begin running in the first place was social experience.  She began running her Junior year.  Her goal in the beginning of the season was to letter.  In order to accomplish this, she […]

Browns Look For Their First Win

September 22, 2017 1:16pm | Joe Burtzlaff

The Browns have not had the best to the 2017 NFL Season, as expected. Through their first two games, the Browns are 0-2, coming up just short against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 by a score of 21-18, and then getting totally handled by […]

The Indians Cannot Be Stopped

September 15, 2017 1:25pm | Joe Burtzlaff

Anyone that has watched the Cleveland Indians lately knows one thing: history is being made. The Indians have won 22 straight games, breaking the 2002 Oakland Athletics’ American League record of 20 consecutive wins. The Indians have been on fire, scoring 137 runs during their […]

Ohio State Looks Strong vs. Indiana

September 7, 2017 1:06pm | Joe Burtzlaff

This Thursday, August 31, the Ohio State football team kicked off its season with a convincing 49-21 win vs. Big Ten rival Indiana. The margin of victory, however, is not indicative of how the whole game went, as Indiana did lead 14-13 at halftime. The […]

Boys’ Cross Country Back to Racing

September 1, 2017 1:04pm | Joe Burtzlaff

On Saturday August 26, the Lakewood High Boys’ Cross Country team began their racing season at the Southwestern Conference Preview. The meet, which took place at Lorain County Community College, is the first of many races that the Rangers will be competing in. this season. […]

NBA Finals: Cavaliers Vs. Warriors

June 1, 2017 5:08pm | Joseph Dorko

Thursday, May 25th, The Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 4-1, in the Eastern Conference Finals, with a final score of 135-102. In the mean time, our rivals, The Golden State Warriors, swept the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, with a score of […]

Harper + Strickland Brawl

June 1, 2017 12:17pm | Joe Byczek

During the eighth inning of Monday night’s game, all-star outfielder Bryce Harper decided to charge the mound at reliever Hunter Strickland for hitting him in the hip area with a 98 mph. In his choice for doing so it cleared both of the benches and […]

Pittsburghs Penguins Take Game 1

May 31, 2017 5:40pm | Seth Andregg

Last night, the Pittsburgh Penguins took game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Nashville Predators. It was a very good game as a back and forth scoring matchup. The Penguins won 5-3 as they had the final 2 goals in the final minute […]

NBA Finals; Cavs vs. Warriors Pt. 3

May 31, 2017 5:21pm | Ryan O'Toole

The rematch all NBA fans have been waiting for is just two days away. Come June first, the Cavs will travel to Oakland, California to play Game 1 of the NBA Finals. This will be the third time these two teams will face off in the […]

Lavar Ball Deprives Lonzo of $20 Million

May 31, 2017 5:19pm | Matt Nader

Lavar Ball is infamous for making illogical and regrettable decisions when it comes to his sons, but recently, he had made the decision to turn down offers from Nike, Adidas, and Under Armor, regarding sponsorship of Lonzo’s shoes. These offers were reported to be in the $10 million […]

Third Straight Finals

May 26, 2017 2:31pm | David Facaros

On a rainy Thursday night the Cleveland Cavaliers played in Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. They finally did what they were supposed to and close the Celtics out. It took 5 games instead of 4 this time. The Cavs moved the ball very well […]

Draft Day

May 25, 2017 5:41pm | Matt Hammad

The first round is over and moves have been made. Some unexpected and some expected. The Cleveland Browns has the first overall pick and made the predictable decision to grab Defensive End Myles Garrett from Texas A&M. He has been on the Browns radar for […]

Brown’s Starting Quarterback?

May 25, 2017 3:33pm | Matt Hammad

The 2017 football season is right around the corner and the Cleveland Browns still have a lot of decisions to make before Week 1 starts. They currently have 4 quarterbacks to choose from and nobody is really certain on who they will choose to start. […]

Kyrie Shines in Cavs Comeback Win

May 25, 2017 2:14pm | Joe Byczek

The Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a ten point half time deficit to defeat the Boston Celtics in game four of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday night by a score of 112-99. Early on in the game, Lebron James had only ten points and collected four fouls […]

2017 NCAA Softball Tournament

May 23, 2017 3:42pm | Hailey Owens

May 12th was the start of the 2017 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) softball tournament.  The 2017 NCAA softball tournament bracket was revealed on Sunday night, with 64 teams all over the country fighting to be the next champions. Thirty-two teams receive automatic bids for […]

Undefeated No More

May 23, 2017 2:04pm | Jon Patrick

The Cavaliers started out the playoffs at an unbelievable pace. They started out facing off against the Indiana Pacers started that series off on a strong foot. They went on to sweep them. The Cavaliers started off 4-0 in the playoffs as they had a […]

Put your brooms back

May 23, 2017 1:56pm | Joseph Lemmeier

May 21, on a warm Sunday night in downtown Cleveland, the Cavaliers looked to continue  their undefeated post season. With Isaiah Thomas out because of injury, it seemed easy to sweep the Celtics. But, after game two’s embarrassment on the Celtics, they weren’t going down without […]

Take Out the Brooms…Again?

May 19, 2017 12:40pm | David Facaros

The Cavs are now in the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics who played 7 games against the Washington Wizards. Lebron and the Cavs had 9 days of rest in between games while the Celtics only had one day of rest and it showed in Game […]

Celtic’s Selection

May 19, 2017 12:35pm | Joe Byczek

The draft lottery has happened and the Boston Celtics have received the number one selection the lottery this year, after being the number one seed in this years playoffs also. This pick could help build on a strong organization that they already have going or […]

Celtic Elite Rugby – Summer 15’s Season

May 18, 2017 12:36pm | Jordan Brenot

Juniors Saher Hamdan and Jordan Brenot and Sophomores Shyla Curley and Abby Kessler tried out for the Celtic Elite Rugby Team a few weekends ago. The Celtic team consists of two sides, One Varsity A side and one Junior Varsity B side. Varsity is made up of juniors […]

The Warriors’ comeback

May 17, 2017 1:03pm | Joseph Lemmeier

On Sunday, May 14, the Western conference finals were held at Oracle Arena. The Golden State Warriors hosted the San Antonio Spurs in a crazy game 1 of the best of 7 series. The two best teams in the West, who will come out and […]

Undefeated in Cleveland- Lebron and Kyrie are at it Again.

May 12, 2017 6:11pm | James Morrissey

Cleveland in on path to make it to the finals once again. With LeBron leading the team The Cavs have had two consecutive finals appearances and are looking for their third. The Cleveland Cavilers are 32-4 in the east playoffs Since LeBron’s Return, with two straight sweeps. The Cavs First cursed […]

Western Conference Finals: Warriors Vs. Spurs

May 12, 2017 5:30pm | Joseph Dorko

Monday (May 8th) the Warriors successfully swept the Utah Jazz, and now have 6 days to get ready for their next opponent in the conference finals, the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs went to game 6 against the Houston Rockets, where they won 114-75, without their starting SF Kawhi Leonard. […]

Post Season

May 12, 2017 4:37pm | Mandy Muscatello

It is time for the post season for spring sports. The track team this week is at Amherst for the Southwest Conference. Next week is Districts for the track team. The same athletes compete in both conference and districts for the team. Some of the […]

Lakewood Softball: Sectional Champions

May 12, 2017 3:27pm | Hailey Owens

You’ve heard it right! Lakewood varsity softball are sectional champions. On Wednesday night, the lady rangers took on North Royalton bears. North Royalton is 4-14 this season but the rangers haven’t played them in regular season. Freshmen Payton Rossen was the starting pitcher for the […]

Best Point Guard in the League.

May 12, 2017 12:36pm | Matt Hammad

The NBA has a lot of things that are arguable and up for discussion. Who is the best team in the east and west is really not one of them. But, when you ask who is the best overall at a certain position, then things […]

Newest Rivals?

May 12, 2017 12:29pm | Joe Byczek

In the NBA world today, whenever you tune into anything you will either hear something about the Golden State Warriors or the Cleveland Cavaliers. Many people are comparing them to the old Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics rivalry that was going on for quite […]

Cavs Sweep Again!

May 11, 2017 5:31pm | Garlock, Dakotah

Monday May 8, 2017—– The Cleveland Cavaliers once again have made it look to easy sweeping the Toronto Raptors. They game that sealed the deal was a 109-102 score. We saw Lebron dominate as per usual and we saw Kyle Korver finally come alive in […]

The NFL Draft

May 5, 2017 5:38pm | Garlock, Dakotah

Last Thursday was the NFL draft, people saw there teams pick new rookies that hope can contribute to their teams that they support. We saw the Browns and 49ers make some big moves to try to help them get better because they were the teams […]

Eastern Conference Playoffs Round 2: Cavaliers Vs. Raptors

May 5, 2017 5:34pm | Joseph Dorko

Last Sunday (April 25th) the Cavaliers successfully swept the Indiana Pacers, just like I predicted,  and had a week rest for their next rivals the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors went to game 6 against the Milwaukee Bucks,  and moved on to the second round to play […]

Keeping Up with the Cavaliers

May 5, 2017 4:44pm | Hana SHaheen

Last year in 2016 on June 19th, the Cleveland Cavaliers took the title as Champions *cue music* as they defeated the Golden State Warrior (who also blew a 3-1 lead) with a score of 93-89. It was also the first major spots championship title since […]

Red Sox-Orioles Feud

May 5, 2017 2:18pm | Joe Byczek

There has been an on-going altercation between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles because of a slide into second base by Orioles Manny Machado that ended up cleating Red Sox Dustin Pedroia and sending him out of the game. The next day, they announced that […]

Will the Cavs Sweep the Raptors?

May 5, 2017 2:17pm | David Facaros

After sweeping the Indiana Pacers Lebron and the Cavs meet the Toronto Raptors. They beat the Milwaukee Bucks in 6 games after being down 2 games to 1. Last year the Cavs and Raptors met in the Eastern Conference Finals and the Cavs beat them in 6 games. Lebron and […]

Girl’s Rugby Next Game To Decide Seeding For States.

May 5, 2017 2:16pm | Jordan Brenot

On Sunday, May 7th, the Lakewood Girl’s Rugby Team will take on The Brunswick Valkyries  at Impett Park at 1:00 in the afternoon. This upcoming game for the girls is really big because it determines where the team will fall in States and whether they […]

Cavs move on to Next Round

May 4, 2017 3:44pm | Elias Khawam

Playoff season in the NBA is finally here and once again the Cavs continue to excel in this time of year. After sweeping the Indiana Pacers in the 1st round of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, the Cavs move on to the second round to face the third […]

Playoff season is here

April 29, 2017 1:34am | Kelsey Shea

For many Cleveland basketball fans this is the best time of the year. The 2017 NBA Playoffs. The Cleveland Cavaliers put on a show for sports fans all around the world during the 2016 playoffs. The Cavs made it to the NBA Finals against the […]

Lakewood Softball Takes on Tennessee

April 29, 2017 1:33am | Kelsey Saxton

Spring break came around, and we all know what that means… No school! Many people went on trips with their family or the school, Lakewood High’s Softball team went to Tennessee from Tuesday to Saturday on “The Ripken Experience.” It started with the long, eight-hour […]

Cavs Advance

April 29, 2017 1:26am | Aaron Lorkowski

Everyone was worried how the Cleveland Cavaliers would do in the playoffs this year when they had late season struggles with tough losses and just flat out no effort on defense. The Cavs also lost to the Atlanta Hawks back ups which did not look […]

NFL Draft

April 29, 2017 1:24am | Matt Hammad

The first round is over and moves have been made. Some unexpected and some expected. The Cleveland Browns has the first overall pick and made the predictable decision to grab Defensive End Myles Garrett from Texas A&M. He has been on the Browns radar for […]

Browns’ First Round Draft

April 29, 2017 1:22am | Vinnie Sclimenti

The Cleveland Browns were on the clock for a couple months as they had the first overall pick. Most wanted edge rusher, Myles Garrett, from Texas A&M. A few days before the draft several reports came out that involved the Browns drafting QB Mitch Trubisky […]

Cleveland Cavaliers: Onto the Next

April 28, 2017 5:25pm | Hailey Owens

It’s that time of year again, as the Cavs are in the playoffs. The Cavaliers have so far sweep the Indiana Pacers in the playoffs by winning all four games. The Cavs outscored the Pacers by five in the third quarter of Sunday’s 106-102 victory to go […]

Cavaliers road to the Finals

April 28, 2017 1:43pm | Joseph Lemmeier

Going into the 2017 NBA Playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers finished second in the Eastern conference. It was a close one, as the Boston Celtics took the first seed away from them. After last years emotional championship victory, the Cavs seek to go back to back. […]