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Doing Our Best To Stay Active

September 23, 2020 1:24pm | Madeline Cummings

Living in the middle of a pandemic, it can be hard to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Lakewood fall sports have put in place special procedures to maintain a safe environment to allow students to stay healthy and active during this confusing time. […]

2020 NBA Draft

September 17, 2020 5:05pm | Dylan Ferry

Will the Cavalier find the next Lebron in this year’s 2020 NBA draft?  There are a couple of well-known prospects coming into this draft that the Cavaliers will be having their eye on. The biggest international player in this year’s 2020 NBA Draft is Deni […]

We Want Sports

May 16, 2020 6:02pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

One of the most anticipated businesses to return from closure due to the Coronavirus is professional sports.  Many people have stated that they would be okay with having no fans attend the game and just be able to see the athletes on TV.  This would […]

202 NFL Draft Recap

April 27, 2020 7:21pm | Terence Checkett

With the world on halt with our pandemic, the National Football League went ahead with their annual draft. A special night for college athletes who take the next step in their careers. The draft was scheduled for April 23-25 in Las Vegas, however due to […]

Lakewood Hockey Club Team

April 14, 2020 5:29pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

Lakewood hockey needs a change.  The team should be transformed into a club hockey team allowing kids from other schools to play for Lakewood.  This would mean that kids with better skills and overall better players would come to play for Lakewood making the team […]

Sports Illustrated Fires star writer for ‘incomprehensible me first behavior’

April 12, 2020 9:18pm | Tajon Short

Well known writer Grant Wahl  who was mostly known for covering soccer related topics, has recently been fired from Sports Illustrated greedy behavior during Corona-virus pandemic.  Some staff members came together and put aside their budgeted future saving jobs and, ensuring stable salaries for those […]

NBA Season got suspended

March 15, 2020 5:56am | Alexander Schulz

The 2019-2020 NBA season was suspended on 3/11/20 due to the coronavirus. The NBA made this hard decision because one player tested positive for the virus. The player who  tested positive is Utah Jazz Center, Rudy Gobert. The Frenchman joked about having the virus two […]

Kareem Hunt not Charged with Marijuana Possesion

March 6, 2020 4:52pm | Bella Nieves

In January, Kareem Hunt was caught driving with marijuana in his possession during a traffic stop. Hunt wasn’t cited for the possession of marijuana at this time, but received a speeding ticket for going 77 mph in a 60 mph zone going westbound on 90. […]

Lakewood Seniors, Coach Chosen for Hockey All-Star Tournament

February 28, 2020 6:10pm | Ashley Nelson

Lakewood High School Hockey team has done really well this season! They finished the season with a record of 21-11! Everyone on the team did very well to be able to make it that far! Lakewood will have 2 players and 1 coach at the […]

Lakewood Hockey Takes on St. Ed’s

February 28, 2020 6:06pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

Tuesday Lakewood made history by beating parma to advance to the second round of the state tournament to face st eds high school after a great performance against parma. The final score of the Lakewood-parma game was 2-1 with Senior Will Holden scoring both goals […]

Aaron Gordon Got Robbed

February 21, 2020 5:28pm | Caden Stanuch

The 2020 NBA All-star weekend saw a lot of memorable moments. The All-star game was seen as the best All-star game in years due to its competitiveness, something that has been sorely lacking in previous All-star games. This years slam dunk contest was also seen […]

Lakewood Hockey Season Recap

February 18, 2020 1:34am | Terence Checkett

The Lakewood Rangers Varsity Hockey team’s season is just about complete. With their loss in the first round of the Baron Cup, the Rangers will have one last chance to make their mark in the state playoffs in the coming week. Lakewood entered this season […]

Rangers Hockey Update

February 18, 2020 1:32am | Cassidy Baldridge

This past Saturday, Lakewood’s Hockey team had their annual senior night. This night is extra special because it is a night that celebrates the seniors’ last home game. The team is made up of 14 players and has 4 seniors, Abbie Tuleta, Will Holden, Rob […]

49ers are sawdy

February 7, 2020 6:07pm | Joseph Simmons

The Kansas City Chiefs took an impressive win on Sunday over the San Francisco Forty Niners. They were down by a 10 point deficit at the end of the 3rd quarter but had a comeback and scored 21 points the 4th quarter to take the […]

NBA Trade Deadline

February 7, 2020 5:38pm | Terence Checkett

With basketball season in full swing, we take a look at the latest action around the association. Going into the all star break during President’s Day weekend, the 32 teams have been active in their pursuit to either buy or sell at the deadline. This […]

Women’s Wrestling Team

February 2, 2020 7:34pm | Jonas Evans

The newest team at Lakewood High has started their season this winter. They have had 5 meets so far, and they are getting ready for states which is coming up in February. Jessica Twardesky one of the athletes on the wrestling team says her favorite […]

Swim and Dive Southwest Conference Championships

February 2, 2020 7:31pm | Terence Checkett

The first thing that is imperative to understand about the swim season is that the conference champion is not determined by record. Although dual meet records are important throughout the season, all slates are cleaned going into the conference meet, and the team with the […]

Zion Williamson = ROTY?

January 26, 2020 7:29pm | Alexander Schulz

The NBA Season is halfway over, but for Zion Williamson it is just starting. After his heavy injury in the NBA preseason, he finally was able to get back on the court last Wednesday to play against the San Antonio Spurs. The New Orleans Pelicans […]

Off-season Soccer

January 26, 2020 7:24pm | Mallory Moorman

Have you ever wondered how our soccer team is this good? Why when the players step on the field it looks in a way effortless? How our record for boys soccer is always something to be proud of? Well it is definitely not effortless, but […]

Zion Williamson’s Jaw- Dropping NBA debut

January 26, 2020 7:11pm | Corey Canant

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, the No. 1 overall draft pick, Zion Williamson, made his NBA debut at the Smoothie King Center for the New Orleans Pelicans. The rookie was benched for 6 to 8 weeks by an injury (a torn meniscus in his right […]

NBA Season Halftime

January 17, 2020 6:23pm | Alexander Schulz

The 2019-2020 Nba Season is almost halfway trough. A couple of teams already played 42 Games or have to play just one more. The regular NBA season has 82 games in total until the playoffs start. The NBA is split in two conferences. The Western […]

Lakewood Rangers Boys Swim and Dive

December 13, 2019 3:54pm | Terence Checkett

With the start of the winter sports season at Lakewood High happening right now, let’s take the chance to get familiar with the Varsity boys Swim and Dive team representing our school. The team has been practicing in the water 7 times a week since […]

Inside the Swim Team

December 6, 2019 5:03pm | Avery Plumley

Fall sports have officially come to an end which means it is now time for winter sports. Students of all grades here at LHS will be attending all of the exciting events, whether it’s basketball, a bowling match, or a swim meet. The Lakewood High […]

Eli Ladue

December 6, 2019 4:56pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

After a long tournament, the Lakewood Rangers lost in the semi-finals by a coin toss deciding which team would go to face North Olmsted in the championship game.  When I talked to Eli Ladue the upcoming star on Lakewood’s team I got his input on […]

Browns’ Disappointing Season Continues

December 6, 2019 3:53pm | Terence Checkett

This past Sunday, the Cleveland Browns took the field against their bitter rivals: the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Browns, riding a three-game win streak, looked to move to .500 for the first time since week 4. The Steelers looked to improve their playoff chances and move […]

Lakewood Hockey Beats North Olmsted 2-1

November 22, 2019 6:56pm | "Jonas Hupcey"

Lakewood hockey ended their preseason with a win over North Olmsted and a great way to see what is in store from the team this season.  The game ended in a 2-1 win for the Rangers, but it was quite the battle that lasted the […]

The Myles Garrett Saga

November 22, 2019 3:50pm | Terence Checkett

Last Thursday night, the Cleveland Browns suited up for a prime time matchup against division rivals the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Browns played very well on both sides of the ball and held a lead the whole game, eventually winning with a final score of 21-7. […]

Tumbling into the Gymnastics Season

November 15, 2019 5:24pm | Megan Winters

With fall drawing to a close and the winter season just beginning, gymnastics and other winter sports are starting up for the season. Lakewood High School gymnasts have begun a rigorous practice schedule that will get more and more intense as the first meet draws […]

Lakewood Hockey Starts the Season With A Win

November 15, 2019 5:11pm | Chloe Fielder

Congratulations to the Lakewood hockey team for their very first win of the 2019-2020 season! Hockey, a popular entertaining winter sport that every fan goes crazy for. Whether it is a Pro, college, or club hockey team, the Lakewood High School team has much to […]

Browns Keep Season Alive

November 15, 2019 3:56pm | Terence Checkett

The Cleveland Browns entered week 10 of the NFL at a crossroads. They were 2-6, not an impressive start, and needed a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. 7 losses gives a team little to no chance of even a wild card berth so […]

Can the Cavaliers make the Playoffs?

November 9, 2019 8:17pm | Alexander Schulz

The Cleveland Cavaliers had an okay start in this years NBA season. Right now the team from Cleveland has two wins and five losses. The game that started the season for the Cavaliers was against the Orlando Magic. Sadly the Cavaliers lost against the Magic. […]

The Beginning of Hockey Season

November 9, 2019 8:08pm | Sophia Masek

8 days ago, after Halloween ended and November began, it turned from spooky season to Christmas season. Yesterday, it was snowing a blizzard. Winter is slowly approaching us day by day, and you know what that must mean; hockey! The NHL season started in early […]

Hell Week

October 27, 2019 9:40pm | Mallory Moorman

In all sports there is conditioning. There has to be training and preparation for when the season comes. All athletes and coaches do it in hopes that it will make a difference in their play, hoping that this will be the season it all pays […]

Girls’ Wrestling Team

October 27, 2019 9:16pm | Noor imtiaz

LHS has introduced our new girls’ wrestling team. This is really exciting and something to be proud of that we are introducing this new winter sports. Women’s wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports with more than 16,000 participants. The number has been increasing […]

The World Series is upon us

October 25, 2019 2:48pm | Terence Checkett

The end of the Major league baseball season is upon us, with several exciting playoff series leading up to a highly anticipated World Series match up, the pinnacle of the season. This year we have the Houston Astros facing off against the Washington Nationals. These […]

The Riverwood Cup

October 18, 2019 2:36pm | Terence Checkett

It was a brisk cold Saturday night last weekend as the Lakewood Ranger Boys’ varsity soccer team traveled down the road to Rocky River to take on their rivals, the Pirates. Although these teams are not in the same conference,nor do they play in the […]

Win Streak for the 49ers

October 12, 2019 11:51pm | Alexander Schulz

The San Francisco 49ers have won their fourth game in a row at home against the Cleveland Browns. Before they won against the Browns, the 49ers Won against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Bengals, and the Steelers.  In the first game against the Bucs, the […]

Abysmal Performance by the Browns

October 10, 2019 2:49pm | Terence Checkett

“Certainly not what I was expecting,” says avid Browns fan and senior at Lakewood, Harlan Hoegner. The Browns took the field Monday in a primetime showdown with the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. A highly anticipated Monday Night Football game which was nationally televised. The 49ers […]

The End of a Great Effort

October 8, 2019 2:48pm | Ayden Wacker

On September 29th their season had come to an end. With a final record of 93-69 the Indians were not able to make the playoffs. In the MLB, 10 teams are able to make the playoffs–5 from each conference. Within these five of each conference, […]

The Rams Are Struggling

October 8, 2019 2:46pm | Alexander Schulz

The Los Angeles Rams have proved to be one of the best teams in the NFL right now. Yet somehow they lost against a team that is low in the NFL standings, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Last year the Rams played in the Superbowl against […]

Lakewood Girls Cross Country Conquering

September 27, 2019 3:57pm | Chloe Fielder

Fall sports that are bringing attention to homecoming and the whole school itself. As all sports succeed through their season, the Lakewood girls’ cross-country team has improved this 2019 fall season. Cross country is a competitive sport for the runner and the team itself. It bases […]

Brown’s take strides, but not enough

September 26, 2019 2:47pm | Terence Checkett

Fresh off their first win of the season against the New York Jets in week 2, the Cleveland Browns hosted the Los Angeles Rams (Superbowl runner-ups) in a primetime Sunday night game in Cleveland this past weekend. It was a highly anticipated matchup due to […]

Browns Win, But Questions Still Remain

September 20, 2019 4:43pm | Caden Stanuch

The Cleveland Browns have successfully acquired their first victory against the New York Jets, pushing their season record to one and one. But, although this was a victory, there are still some obvious issues with the team that need to be addressed. The first noticeable […]

The Windians Are So Close

September 13, 2019 4:38pm | Ayden, Wacker

The Indians are currently 2nd in their conference next to the Minnesota Twins. It has been a rough couple of years playoff wise, but the momentum is there this year. Hopes are high and so are the expectations. Indians fans have had to live with […]

Not Bad For A Running Back

September 13, 2019 4:36pm | Caden Stanuch

Lamar Jackson is a quarterback in the National Football League, or NFL for short, and he is notorious for being able to run the football. The Baltimore Ravens drafted him with the thirty-second pick in the 2018 NFL daft. This pick was seen as a […]

Rough start to a promising season

September 13, 2019 2:28pm | Terence Checkett

The Cleveland Browns opened up their season this past Sunday with a 43-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans. It was certainly a disappointing first look at a team that received a quite a bit of hype in the off season. With the first full season […]

Lakewood Soccer’s Lifestyle

September 9, 2019 11:53pm | Ayden Wacker

Our Soccer team’s record is now 3-3-1. The amount of practice and work these guys have put in is evident in the way they have played this year. What really makes these guys special is the amount of diversity on the team. Junior Logan Mitchell […]

The Last Time We Were Football Conference Champions…

September 5, 2019 9:47pm | Halina Dreger

Your alarm clock blares in your ear and it takes all of your will not punch it into pieces. Slowly and painfully, you raise yourself from your bed full of old beanie babies and head into the kitchen where you pour yourself a bowl of […]

NBA Playoff

May 30, 2019 11:42am | Rawad Khawam

This past Saturday the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks faced off for game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Toronto Raptors were able to make the NBA Finals in their last conference game. They won four in a row after losing the first two […]

Indians Get the Win

May 29, 2019 1:06pm | Sabrina Hamdan

Zach Plesac made his big-league debut for the Cleveland Indians last night at Fenway Park. He pitched against the defending World Series champions Red Sox. Pitching for the Red Sox was the million-dollar man, David Price. There was a rain delay for over an hour […]