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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 […]

Sports Illustrated Sold for $110 Million

May 28, 2019 1:04pm | Bella Nieves

“Sports Illustrated,”,the magazine that has famous covers and narrative voices, has helped shape American sports since its debut 65 years ago, has been sold for $110 million to “Authentic Brands Group” in a strange way. It suggests that the magazine’s most coveted asset is its […]

Josh Hamilton Retires

May 28, 2019 11:52am | Mya Amato

Josh Hamilton (Former MLB player) played nine years in the big leagues, winning one MVP award and getting selected to five All-Star games while also battling drug and alcohol addiction. Hamilton last played a major league game in 2015 and retired two years later after […]

The Cleveland Browns: Super Bowl Bound

May 22, 2019 6:54pm | Young Shell

Big moves are coming from the Cleveland Browns this off-season. Heavy hitting players such as Odell Beckham Jr., Duke Johnson, Kareem Hunt, and Myles Garrett are set to be on the 2019 season roster. Propelled by Baker Mayfield, the Cleveland Browns are sure to be […]

NBA Playoffs

May 20, 2019 1:10pm | Cassidy Baldridge

It is that time of year again when everyone is watching the NBA playoffs. May 14th was the first day of the Western and the Eastern Conference Finals. The teams in the Western Conference Finals are the Golden State Warriors and the Trail Blazers. The […]

NBA Playoffs Update

May 19, 2019 8:01pm | Aidan Sterling

The NBA playoffs started on April 13th this year. For the second round in the Western Conference, the Warriors played the Rockets in a close series where they almost lost the Rockets lost 2-4  to the Warriors. In the third round, will the Warriors will […]

Beilein leaving Michigan to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers

May 19, 2019 7:59pm | Ashley Rosa

May 12, 2019, the Cleveland Cavaliers have announced their new head coach, John Beilein. Who decided to leave Michigan after 12 seasons to become part of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ family. Apparently, John Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal.  Beilein finalized the deal with the Cavaliers on […]

New Coach

May 19, 2019 7:09pm | Mya Amato

The Cleveland Cavaliers started the week off with hiring a fresh new coach. On Monday, Michigan coach John Beilein agreed to a five-year deal to take over as Cleveland’s head coach. He has coached at The University Of Michigan since 2007 and saw success in the […]

NBA Lottery

May 19, 2019 6:47pm | Nina Zanghi

Last night, the NBA lottery went live on ESPN. The lottery determines what teams will have picks in the NBA draft. The first four picks of the first round are the only picks that are actually up to the lottery. The place the team finished […]

Pelicans Snag the First Pick

May 19, 2019 6:23pm | David Facaros

After months of anticipation and a race to the bottom of the standings by several teams, the New Orleans Pelicans shocked everyone by winning the N.B.A. draft lottery on Tuesday night, giving them the No. 1 pick in a draft that will include one of […]

Tiger Woods Seeks Win in PGA Championship

May 19, 2019 6:22pm | Seth Andregg

There are 156 players in the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. Tiger Woods prepares to capture his 16th major win, will we see the Woods that was locked in with his body and game at Augusta? Woods tees off Thursday morning at 8:24 a.m. […]

Addison Russell is back

May 14, 2019 12:19pm | madeline cummings

Addison Russell, Chicago Cubs short stop, has just completed a 40-game suspension for violating the MLB domestic violence report after his ex-wife accused him of physical and mental abuse. The team says they don’t think Russell has completely changed but they do believe he has made […]

Raptors vs Bucks

May 13, 2019 4:14pm | Jonah Spachtholz

The series of Raptors vs Bucks is set to start on May 15th in Milwaukee, and if they go to game seven it ends on May 27th in Milwaukee. Milwaukee has not been to a conference final since 2001 which was sullied by the refs […]

Kawhi Leonard’s Buzzer-Beating Jumper Sends Raptors to the Conference Finals

May 13, 2019 4:13pm | Tommy Sala

There were 4.2 seconds on the clock, The Toronto Raptors had were in bounding the ball. The score was tied at 90. The Philadelphia 76ers had to make one stop on defense to send the game to overtime. The Raptors got the ball to their […]

Kawhi Leonard Wins With Hero Shot

May 13, 2019 4:07pm | James Morrissey

Kawhi Leonard came up big at the end of the 7 game playoff series. Both the Raptors and the Sixers came out on Sunday night looking jumpy. The crowd was on the edge of their seats from the start. This big game is important for both […]

Kawhi Sends 76ers Packing

May 13, 2019 3:50pm | David Facaros

On Sunday the Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors squared off in a Game 7 to decide who will play the Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals. Both teams started off very slow on the  offensive end as the 76ers missed their first nine and shots […]

Soccer News

May 13, 2019 3:46pm | Samuel Csora

The Lakewood soccer team is going through some of the most intense practices that any high school player can go through. The coach wants his players to be in top condition so that when it comes to Lakewood high School’s first game against eds, they […]

Bucks Move On

May 9, 2019 4:55pm | David Facaros

Last night the Milwaukee Bucks closed out the Boston Celtics and beat them 116-91. This is their first conference finals appearance since 2001 back when Ray Allen was in his fifth season. Even though it was a closeout game for the Celtics, this game was […]

Will the Cleveland Indians Win the World Series?

May 9, 2019 1:08pm | Young Shell

The Cleveland Indians’ year has started out a bit slowly this season. The Indians currently have an 18-15 record (as of May 7th) which places them 2nd in the AL Central, 3 games behind the Minnesota Twins. Star shortstop Francisco Lindor was absent from the […]

Appeal Denied, Kentucky Derby Disqualification

May 8, 2019 5:52pm | Tony Cunningham

For the first time in 145 years, it is said that a horse who finished first, was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby. Country House was declared the winner as a result, following an “inquiry ruling.” Lakewood High School Junior Jerry Anthony says, “Old Bessie was […]

Brooklyn Nets Star Cited for Marijuana Possession

May 8, 2019 5:44pm | Bryce Binion

Brooklyn Nets All-Star point guard was cited at an airport in New York for marijuana possession. Russell was flying from LaGuardia Airport to Louisville International Airport and was questioned by police after a routine search by TSA. The workers flagged what at first looked like […]

Cleveland Indian’s Pitcher Breaks Arm

May 8, 2019 12:20pm | Nina Zanghi

On May 1st, Cleveland Indian’s pitcher Corey Kluber broke his arm. Kluber started the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Everything was going smoothly until the 5th inning, when Brain Anderson came up to the plate. Anderson hit a 102-miles-per-hour drive that struck […]

Harden Drops 38 as the Rockets Win to Even the Series 2-2

May 7, 2019 4:28pm | Tommy Sala

Monday night in Houston, Texas, the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors went head to head in  Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals. The Rockets were looking to even the series at 2 games a piece before going back for a game 5 […]

Warriors go up 2-0 in the series

May 7, 2019 4:26pm | Ahmad Nijem

This past Tuesday, April 30th, the Golden State Warriors took on the Houston Rocket in the second round of the NBA playoffs. They won with a final score of 115-109. Key players like Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were the reason for this win. Kevin […]

Jason Kipnis is Back on the Right Track

May 7, 2019 4:20pm | Sabrina Hamdan

Jason Kipnis was an emotional rollercoaster on Monday that ended in a 9-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox and included his first multi-hit game since April 21. It also featured a pregame encounter with local law enforcement as Kipnis was pulled over in his […]

Indians’ Injuries Continue

May 2, 2019 5:16pm | David Facaros

The Indians have started the season off 16-13, but it has come with a price. As we know, earlier in the year both Mike Clevinger and Carlos Carrasco suffered injuries which hurt the Indians starting rotation big time. Clevinger is set to make a comeback […]

New Ohio Bill Could Make Assaulting Referees a Felony

May 2, 2019 3:51pm | Aiden Kelley

The Ohio House and Senate are hard at work proposing a bill that would almost guarantee the safety of referees. Companion bills, House Bill 208 and Senate Bill 118, each rose the punishment for assaulting sports officials such as referees. The charge would rise from […]

Women’s Sports Team Event at White House

May 1, 2019 2:01pm | Bella Nieves

Donald Trump welcomed a womens sport team to the White House for the first time, and yes, they got fast food. The team that he had as guests were the Baylor Lady Bears, the 2019 NCAA women’s tournament champions. Trump was judged multiple times for […]

Cleveland Indians Beat Miama Marlins

May 1, 2019 1:10pm | Sabrina Hamdan

Carlos Santana and Carlos Gonzalez supplied the offense for the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, while Trevor Bauer pitched another win in a 7-4 Tribe victory against Miami at Marlins Park. It was Santana putting the Indians on the board in the second inning with a […]

Warriors Extend the Series Lead

May 1, 2019 1:08pm | David Facaros

Part two of the Warriors vs Rockets took place in Oracle last night. The Warriors took Game 2 of their second-round series with the Houston Rockets, 115–109. Golden State didn’t play especially well, and the Rockets were able to hang around and give the impression […]

Damian Lillard and the Blazers Knock Out OKC

April 26, 2019 1:14pm | Bryce Binion

Damian Lillard made his biggest statement on Tuesday by not speaking at all. He has heard everything the taunts, chants, etc. He was sick of Oklahoma City Thunder and decided to do something about it. Lillard knocked down a 37 foot shot in Paul George’s […]

NBA Playoffs

April 26, 2019 12:54pm | Rawad Khawam

The NBA Playoffs kicked off on April 13 and it has been worth while. It is everything we hoped for this year but it is the first time it hasn’t seen LeBron James in the playoffs in 15 years. Even with him out of it […]

Close Look at the Indian’s Season

April 26, 2019 12:46pm | Jillian Moorman

The weather is slowly getting warmer and you know what that means–baseball season. The Cleveland Indians kicked off their season against the Minnesota Twins. They then came back for their home opener on April 1st against the White Sox; they won their game 5-3. So […]

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, […]