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Winter Olympics: What is Curling?

February 23, 2018 3:59pm | Chloe Soneson

Olympic curling has taken on the ice. Everyone’s favorite icy alternative to shuffleboard. The playing surface in curling is called a sheet. Sheet dimensions can vary, but are usually around 150 feet long and 15 feet wide. The sheet is covered in tiny droplets of […]

2k18 NBA All-Star Game

February 23, 2018 3:58pm | Chloe Soneson

LeBron James scored 29 points and hit the go head lay-up with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star MVP award while his hand-picked team rallied to win, beating Curry’s team 148-145 For the first time in 67 editions of the All-Star game, the […]

Team USA’s Disappointing Metal Count in The 2018 Olympics

February 23, 2018 1:54pm | Jared Dubber

The Olympics are an exciting time for us Americans, mainly because we usually win. With the best athletes, coming from around the world to train and compete for good ole’ Team USA, we almost always come out on top at both the summer and winter […]

Tribe Looks to Bounce Back in 2018

February 22, 2018 2:15pm | Joe Burtzlaff

After losing the 2016 World Series in heartbreaking and agonizing fashion, the Cleveland Indians won 2012 games and set the American League record for longest winning streak, only to blow a 2-0 lead in the ALDS, ending title hopes in a year where it seemed […]

Red Gerard, 17 year old gold medalist

February 13, 2018 4:40pm | Chloe Soneson

On Saturday, Red Gerard wins Americas first medal at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Rocky River, Ohio native turned Colorado snowboard road-tripper stunned the snowboarding world with a gold medal run in the snowboard slope style event. Although he won this medal doesn’t mean he has a […]

Cavaliers Wheeling and Dealing at Trade Deadline

February 9, 2018 2:19pm | Joe Burtzlaff

On Thursday, February 8, the NBA trade came and went; it was the final day for teams to make trades, and it was much more exciting than what was anticipated. Everybody knew that the Cavaliers, in the midst of a slump and as GM Koby […]

Puppy Bowl XIV

February 9, 2018 1:59pm | Jared Dubber

Last Sunday, the nation got ready for the arguable most sports filled event of the year—the Super Bowl. With shockingly unhealthy amounts of cheese, loud rowdy drunk people shouting at a T.V., and large men hitting each other, it’s hard to see how some people won’t […]

Chief Wahoo to be Removed from Indians’ Uniforms

February 4, 2018 3:34pm | Halina Dreger

Major League Baseball has announced that Chief Wahoo will be removed from the Cleveland Indians’ uniforms beginning in the 2019 season, according to the New York Times. It is expected to be replaced by the block “C” that has increasingly been used by the team […]

Swim Conferences

February 4, 2018 3:33pm | Lalia Williams

The Lakewood High School swim team has been practicing since early November, with meets against individual conference teams every Tuesday. More recently, dual meets have ended (the last one having been on January 16th). Now that we are reaching the end of the swim season […]

Lindsey Vonn is Back

January 29, 2018 1:29am | Clare Harvey

After not competing in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, due to an injury, Lindsey Vonn is back and hoping to make history at the 2018 Olympic Games. In 2014, Lindsey suffered two torn ligaments in her right knee that put her out of competing for […]

The Winter Olympics 2018

January 26, 2018 7:06pm | Jordhan Kieres

With the Winter Olympics just around the corner, this year it is being hosted in PyeongChang, the Republic of Korea (South Korea). This has raised many concerns considering the distance it is to North Korean. But we are putting those concerns aside and hoping for […]

Will The Cleveland Cavaliers Make It To The Playoffs?

January 26, 2018 5:18pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Aseili

This season for the Cleveland Cavaliers is not looking the greatest as they always are every other season. The one-time Champion winning team has had a losing streak. Losing 8 out of 10 games since Christmas Day. This is very uncertain for the Cavs since […]

Rory Meehan’s Super Bowl Preview

January 26, 2018 2:24pm | Rory Meehan

Football fans across America rejoice! The big game, Super Bowl 52 has been decided. Facing off will be Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots of the American Football Conference versus Doug Pederson’s Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football Conference.  The game will be taking place at […]

Lakewood Boys Basketball Team

January 26, 2018 2:23pm | George Hericks

The Lakewood boys basketball team is off to a very good start and are doing an impressive job when they play. They have ten wins and two losses. Their first loss of the season came from a rival from down the street St. Eds. St. […]

NBA All-Star Selections

January 26, 2018 2:19pm | Joe Byczek

This year marks the first year in NBA history where instead of getting voted into the all-star game and getting put onto either the East or West roster, you get selected and it goes a totally different direction. The top two players with the most […]

Lakewood’s Boys Basketball Is Making Their Statement This Year

January 26, 2018 2:18pm | Zion Darby

The Lakewood Boys Basketball team has been proving to teams that they are one of the best teams in the area. If you had asked people they might have doubted that 11 games in the Rangers would be (9-2) and one of the top 25 […]

The Lakewood Girls’ Basketball Team

January 26, 2018 2:16pm | Olivia Nagy

For most, winter is just a cold and dreadful season, but for the Lakewood Girls’ Basketball Team, winter means basketball season: the best time of the year. In the 2016-2017 season the team won the district championship for the first time in 22 years, making […]

Girls’ Rugby Season Kicks Off

January 26, 2018 1:18pm | Jordan Brenot

Last week, the Lakewood Girls’ Rugby Team kicked off their season with the first practices of the new year. Coach Mark Montgomery and assistant coach Christine Bryant started practice on Tuesday at 6pm. The practice ran until 8pm that night. Taking a look at the […]

Girls’ Basketball

January 19, 2018 3:00pm | Lalia Williams

This past Saturday (January 13th), the girls’ basketball team won for the third time in a row against the Westlake opposing team. At first, the Demon’s skill at shooting caused our team to have trouble holding them off at the basket. The half time score […]

Alabama Wins College Football Playoff

January 11, 2018 1:57pm | Joe Burtzlaff

For college football fans who were upset about an All-SEC national championship, the game was anything but upsetting. In fact, this year’s 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, which took place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, was not only thrilling, but an instant classic […]

Cleveland Browns Lose in Overtime – Again

December 15, 2017 2:55pm | Chloe Soneson

On Sunday, December 10th 2017, the Cleveland Browns played the Green Bay Packers at the  First Energy Stadium. The Browns 0-13 but they still have 3 more games to get at least one win on the season. In the first quarter there were a total […]

First Gymnastics Meet

December 14, 2017 1:22pm | Lalia Williams

The Winter Sports season has long since begun, with sports such as wrestling, swimming & diving, hockey, basketball, and, of course, gymnastics. Though many of the other teams have had their first game or meet already, the gymnastics season started a bit later. The gymnastics […]

Lakewood Hockey

December 12, 2017 2:06pm | Chloe Soneson

This past Saturday the boys hockey team had their first conference game against Elyria Catholic at Winterhurst. The Rangers with a huge 8-0 win. Shutout by goalie, Rob Holden! Goals scored by Jonas Hupcey (1), Kyle Pritty (1), Alex Blinky (1), Mac McFarlin  (2),  Will […]

St. Edwards Beats LHS in First Game in New Gym

December 6, 2017 1:22pm | Jared Dubber

As many of us at LHS know, we have been waiting for the gym for a while now. With most of us think it was going to be done at the beginning of the school year, the opening game was finally held in the newly […]

Cleveland Cavaliers; Derrick Rose vs Dwyane Wade

December 1, 2017 5:52pm | tianna hernandez

When the Cavaliers signed Rose, Terry Pluto thought he would help the team long-term but that just was not the case. He did not exactly meet his expectations. Terry had spoken to an NBA scout and the scout also thought Rose looked much better than […]

Lakewood vs. Saint Edwards

December 1, 2017 5:19pm | Maya Costanzo

Friday is the big day–the one we have all been waiting for. Friday night is the first official basketball game in the brand new gym. After years of construction the “new” Lakewood High is finally coming together. Lakewood and Saint Edwards hold one of the […]

LHS Bowling

December 1, 2017 1:47pm | Nathan Dorn

Young talent from every grade comes together to form the first bowling team in years, ever in Lakewood High School history.  Lakewood High School is very excited to have a bowling team.  Each player is has different experience in the sport, making more room for […]

LeBron James Free Agency

December 1, 2017 1:35pm | Kyle Palmer

So if you haven’t heard by now, Superstar LeBron James will be in free agency come the 2018-2019 season. His contract of three years worth $99,857,127 is expiring and it’s likely that James could be switching teams. Earlier this month, there were many rumors going […]

Cleveland Cavaliers Without Kyrie

December 1, 2017 1:31pm | George Hericks

The Cavaliers (Cavs) didn’t start the season so hot. They started 5-7. The home opener of the seasons was at home against the Celtics, who now have Kyrie Irving. Kyrie left the Cavs after last year’s season when he requested a trade. When Kyrie came […]

First Swim Meet

November 29, 2017 12:43pm | Lalia Williams

The swim team and its regular practices have started almost a month ago (with the first one having been on November 3rd). During this time the team has been training hard, from the traditional 2-practices in the evening to the additional dry-land workouts and 6 […]

History Made at NYC Marathon

November 10, 2017 2:07pm | Joe Burtzlaff

This past Sunday, November 5, the New York City Marathon took place, and history was made. For the first time in four decades, an American won the women’s race. Shalane Flanagan, an olympic medalist who holds several American distance running records, won the elite women’s […]

St. Ignatius Wins the Holy War 17-10

November 5, 2017 8:49pm | Jared Dubber

Saturday, October 28th, was the Holy War, the annual football game between the two religious high schools in the Cleveland area, St. Edwards and St. Ignatius, was held at First Federal Lakewood. Ignatius ended up winning the game 17-10. The game was held on a […]

LHS Boys Soccer vs. St. Ignatius

October 31, 2017 2:21pm | Madyson Lewellyn

On Saturday, October 28th, an emotional battle took place between two top high school teams, the St. Ignatius Wildcats winning 2-0. Despite the frigid weather, fans traveled to Brecksville high school, with blankets and hand warmers, to witness the play-off game.Anticipation was high for victory […]

End of Fall Sports

October 27, 2017 1:52pm | Lalia Williams

As October comes to a close, many of the fall sports here at Lakewood High school are coming to a close as well. It seems like the season has gone by fast, but in reality (for some sports) fall is the longest season, as it […]

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. […]

WINDIANS!!!

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 […]