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The Start for the Cleveland Indians

April 12, 2017 1:37pm | 'Emma Ribar'

On April 3, 2017 the Indians played the season home opener against the Rangers from Texas. During that series the Indians swept the Rangers. They started off the season with a 3-0 record. During one of the games against the Rangers Francisco Lindor hit his […]

Refs cause Cavs to lose?

April 12, 2017 1:35pm | Garlock, Dakotah

Monday April 10, 2017— Yesterday I saw one of the worst officiated NBA games against the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks. This was a crucial game for the Cavs  because they would have been 1.5 games up on the Boston Celtics which would have potentially […]

April 2017 power rankings.

April 11, 2017 5:17pm | Matt Nader

1.) Warriors (66-15) Previous rank: 1 The Warriors have won 14 straight games which is the longest streak of the 2016-17 season, and most of the games weren’t close either — they have an average winning margin of +15.8 in that span. They also became […]

Co-MVP in the NBA?

April 7, 2017 5:26pm | Ryan O'Toole

The National Basketball Association has had the tradition of one MVP per season. This “MVP” is the player that contributes the most to his team. This year there are two clear-cut candidates for the MVP but fans are going wild over who should get the […]

Lindor Stars in Indians’ Win

April 7, 2017 4:36pm | Vinnie Sclimenti

Indians’ shortstop Francisco Lindor stared in the Tribe’s 9-6 win over the Texas Rangers completing the three game sweep as the Indians have started the brand new season 3-0 looking like a very good ball club. Lindor went 3 for 4 with a walk while driving in […]

Playoffs are Approaching

April 7, 2017 3:56pm | Matt Hammad

The NBA regular season is quickly approaching its end with each team only having from 4 to 5 games left. The West is almost completely set for the post season with every team being a few game apart and the Golden State Warriors and San […]

Opening Day Win

April 4, 2017 6:52pm | Joe Byczek

The Cleveland Indians opened up their season yesterday in Texas and they traveled all that way to take on the Rangers. Coming off of an amazing season and playoff run, everyone including the players themselves were eager to get onto the field and finally play […]

2017 season for the Cleveland Indians

April 4, 2017 4:14pm | Joseph Lemmeier

Last year the Cleveland Indians fell to the Chicago cubs, in a hard-fought out World Series. This year brings a new hope to Cleveland. After losing what was supposed to be their’s, should wake them up for this 2017 season. It sure did after winning […]

NCAA Final Four is in!

March 31, 2017 6:07pm | Seth Andregg

Gonzaga, North Carolina, Oregon, and South Carolina are locked in on the Final Four. Two of the most highly anticipated games of the year are nearly upon us. Let’s dive deep into both of these matchups. Here are some key questions that will determine who will play […]

Lebron James vs Stephen Curry

March 31, 2017 5:58pm | Adela Alla

LeBron James is a basketball player from Akron, Ohio. LeBron plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was born December 30, 1984, 32 years old an 6’8 feet tall. LeBron is married to Savannah Brinson and have 3 children together, Zhuri James, Bryce Maximus James, LeBron James Jr. In 2017 he also […]

Cavaliers struggle

March 31, 2017 5:17pm | Aaron Lorkowski

With just 9 games left in the regular season the Cavs have gone 2-4 in the last six games. They also are not the top seed in the eastern conference anymore they are tied with the Boston Celtics. The Cavs have been struggling with trying to […]

Why the Indians can Win it all

March 31, 2017 1:01pm | David Facaros

Last year the Indians lost in the World Series 4 games to 3 against the Chicago Cubs. Usually these two teams wouldn’t be in the World Series again next year but I feel like the Indians have a great shot to get back and win […]

USA women’s hockey team boycotting unfair wages

March 30, 2017 12:12pm | Ashley Onyx

The United State women’s national hockey team is out to boycott the upcoming World Championship, here’s why. First off USA Hockey funded $3.5 million into Boy’s national developmental program and there is not a women’s equivalent to this program. They are boycotting to make a […]

Lavar Ball and His Ridiculous Comments

March 29, 2017 6:35pm | Elias Khawam

March 27th— UCLA star point guard and NBA Draft Prospect, Lonzo Ball seems to be getting the big spotlight around the sports world currently.  What also is getting much attention is his father, Lavar Ball. Currently and also during the start of the NCAA basketball tournament, Lavar has […]

More Madness from March

March 29, 2017 5:32pm | Garlock, Dakotah

March 27, 2017—–   Saturday and Sunday was yet another crazy finish to March Madness to see who would be in the final 4. Saturday March 25th we saw another bracket buster by the #3 seed Oregon taking down #1 seed Kansas in a blow […]

Cavaliers struggle to win

March 28, 2017 12:28pm | Joseph Lemmeier

Lately, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been struggling to get a win. They have many ways to score through their offensive powerhouse. The big problem is that they collapse on defense. The night they played the Wizards, John Wall was scoring at will on them.This has […]

World Baseball Classic

March 26, 2017 3:27pm | Nina Zanghi

For the first time in ever, the United States advanced to the finals of World Baseball Classic, since the tournament was created in 2006. To make it to the finals, team USA had to beat Japan, and they succeed by beating them 2-1.  It was […]

March Madness Has Arrived

March 26, 2017 3:23pm | Kelsey Shea

When March comes around most sports get a little excited for the NCAA mens college basketball tournament. This tournament sends many people fighting over which out of the 68 teams will win the national championship. To make this event even more exciting, they provide brackets that […]

Toronto Battling for the second wildcard spot

March 26, 2017 3:19pm | Ashley Onyx

The National Hockey League 16-17 season is quickly coming to an end, that means fighting for a spot to be in the Stanley Cup playoffs. One team that has really been proving themselves have been the Toronto Maple Leafs. Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William […]

March Madness

March 26, 2017 3:17pm | Joseph Lemmeier

It’s that time of year again and brackets are already getting busted. There is nothing better than sitting down and watching college basketball all day. It started on March 14th with the first four play-in games, and then on March 16th the real game began. […]

A Crazy March

March 26, 2017 3:14pm | David Facaros

Every year in the beginning of March people fill out brackets for the college basketball tournament. It’s called March Madness because of the yearly upsets that occur. For example so far this year 5 seed Minnesota was upset by 12 seed Middle Tennessee 81-72. Their […]

First Win of the Season

March 26, 2017 3:08pm | Jordan Brenot

On Sunday March 19 the Lakewood Girl’s Rugby team had their first win of the season against the Parma Flamingos. With the first break away, Junior and one of the captains Layana Perry trucks down the field to score our first try within the first 5-10 […]

Swim Team Dominates Districts

March 12, 2017 9:38pm | Emma Bressler

The Lakewood Boys’ and Girls’ Swim Team traveled to Bowling Green State University (Go Falcons!) on February 18th, 2017. Although the team as a whole did not medal, relays and individual events did. On that Saturday the team collective broke, or rebroke, four records.  This […]

Bogut Out For Season

March 10, 2017 5:32pm | Vinnie Sclimenti

The Cleveland Cavaliers recently signed veteran center Andrew Bogut. Bogut, who is in his 11th NBA season has been on a couple of teams in his NBA career. He spent time with the Bucks, where he was drafted. He then spent time with the Golden […]

Bogut Out For The Season

March 10, 2017 4:35pm | Hailey Owens

You may have heard his name in the finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Andrew Bogut is an Australian professional basketball player. He was drafted by the Bucks in 2010. He was traded to the Golden State Warriors in 2012, He won an NBA championship with the Warriors against the Cavaliers but […]

Kevin Durant’s Injury

March 3, 2017 6:53pm | Jon Patrick

The Golden State Warriors have announced on the date  Wednesday March 1st Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely with a MCL sprain and bone bruise. There is not an exact date for Durant’s return but there is a chance he could return before the end […]

Girls Golf- Sports

March 3, 2017 3:11pm | Courtney Ribar

This article is for girls that are interested in being a part of the first girls’ golf team at Lakewood High School. There are two girls that played golf last year on the boy’s team, but they feel that playing against girls may help them […]

Cavaliers Finally Get The Playmaker They’ve Been Looking For

March 3, 2017 3:10pm | Kyle Palmer

With the season trade deadline of the NBA here, the cavaliers didn’t make any big trades besides the pick up of sharpshooter, Kyle Korver. So were all wondering, how are the cavaliers going to get their “playmaker” that LeBron and others have voiced to the […]

NHL 2016-2017 Wild Card Standings

March 3, 2017 3:09pm | Ashley Onyx

This years NHL wild card standings has been quite a battle throughout all 30 NHL teams. One team that has been fighting particularly hard are the Montreal Canadiens. They were close to being last in the standings for the Atlantic Division, after firing their old […]

LeBron Becomes First Cav to 20K Points

February 5, 2017 7:26pm | Vinnie Sclimenti

LeBron James is easily the best player to ever put on a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform. On Sunday January 29th, James became the first player in Cavs’ history to total 20,000 career points with the team. LeBron accomplished this during Sunday’s matchup with Russell Westbrook and […]

Sports: Ohio State Back To The Top!

November 19, 2016 2:16am | Jon Patrick

Ohio State started the season as a top team and was supposed to cruise to the final four. They blew through the first 6 games winning them with intimidating fashion. Then everything changed when Penn State Nittany Lions attacked. The game was close all the […]

Football Playoff Shockers

November 19, 2016 1:48am | Tyler Fox

The OHSAA Football Playoffs are underway, and this year things have been turned upside down. In the Division II Region 6 bracket, two of the first round games shocked the state. The Undefeated Avon Eagles were a shoe in to beat the 7-3 Avon Lake […]

Will the Browns Win a Game?

November 14, 2016 1:31am | Vinnie Sclimenti

Through the first 10 weeks of the NFL season the Cleveland Browns are 0-10. Going 0-16 looks more and more probable after every week. The chances of the of landing the 1st overall pick for the 2017 NFL Draft are very high at this point. […]

Cleveland Cavaliers

November 10, 2016 4:40pm | Hailey Owens

It’s been 175 days since the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals to make the Cavaliers world champions and to end a drought for Cleveland. Since the Cavaliers have started their season, they have been off to an amazing start […]

Boys’ Cross Country Advances to Regionals

October 25, 2016 2:11pm | Joe Burtzlaff

The LHS Boys’ Cross Country Team took 3rd place at the OHSAA District Championship this past Saturday, October 22, at Lorain County Community College. By placing in the top 5 overall, the Rangers advanced to next week’s OHSAA Regional Championship. The meet included all 10 […]

Boys’ Cross Country Wins Conference Title

October 17, 2016 3:45pm | Joe Burtzlaff

The LHS Boys’ Varsity Cross Country Team took 1st place at the Southwest Conference Championship this past Saturday, October 15, winning their first conference championship since entering the SWC, as well as their first conference title since 2004. The meet which took place at Lorain County […]

Cleveland Browns’ Struggles Continue

October 16, 2016 7:52pm | Vinnie Sclimenti

The Cleveland Browns have now fallen to an unimpressive 0-6 record following Sunday’s loss to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Brady, playing his first game back after his 4 game suspension that was a result of the “Deflate Gate”, a huge controversy in the […]

Athlete of the Week: Courtney Moran

September 6, 2016 9:04pm | Mandy Muscatello

Courtney Moran is  on the varsity volleyball team. She played JV her sophomore year and lettered her junior year. She is number 26 on the court, but number 1 in my heart. She has been playing volleyball since 4th grade and that is when she […]

Featured Athlete: Halle Krebs

September 4, 2016 1:00am | Hailey Owens

Halle Krebs is a senior at Lakewood High. She is a forward for the girl’s varsity soccer team. In fact, she is a third year lettermen and this season she will be earning her fourth and final lettermen award. The girl’s team has only played […]

Boys’ Cross Country Takes 2nd at Conference Preview

August 31, 2016 3:29pm | Joe Burtzlaff

The LHS Boys’ Cross Country Team took 2nd place at the Southwest Conference Preview meet this past Saturday, August 27. The meet which took place at Lorain County Community College, featured all 10 teams of the Southwest Conference, which includes, Amherst, Avon, Avon Lake, Berea-Midpark, […]

This Week In Sports

August 30, 2016 3:45pm | Allana Harrison

Here’s all your sports information for the week! Your Lakewood Rangers football team will be facing the Berea-Midpark Titans at Berea-Midpark’s stadium this Friday night starting at 7p.m. Your Lakewood Rangers volleyball team will be facing several teams this week! They will be facing North […]