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Bulldogs score big wins vs. Norton, Mogadore
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulldogs score big wins vs. Norton, Mogadore

Norton is traditionally a powerhouse in the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division in boys basketball Woodridge made mincemeat of the visiting Panthers Jan. 6 in a PTC Metro matchup. The Bulldogs were in complete control from the start and cruised to a 59-39 victory.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Black Tiger wrestling just misses upset of Hudson

Both Cuyahoga Falls and Hudson wrestling have had to deal with ups and downs this year, particularly with regard to injuries and other issues taking starters out of their respective lineups.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Slow starts hurting CVCA girls

The Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy girls basketball team is trying to gain some of the magic from last season, but a strong schedule is not cooperating. A 6-point first half thwarted any hopes of CVCA upsetting powerful Laurel Academy in a non-league game in Shaker Heights Jan. 11.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Walsh girls basketball stumbles to open 2017

The Walsh Jesuit High School girls basketball team started 2017 with a pair of games against challenging opponents. Unfortunately, the Lady Warriors fell to defeat in both contests. On Jan. 4, Walsh dropped a 66-41 decision to visiting Magnificat. On Jan.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
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Falls swimming makes strides at league meet
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls swimming makes strides at league meet

The Cuyahoga Falls girls swimming team might be winless, but head coach Laura Lindsay has seen some positives lately. "I think the girls are coming together as a team and realizing their strengths and weaknesses," she said.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
Bulldogs sweep foes at tri-meet and Stammen
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulldogs sweep foes at tri-meet and Stammen

Woodridge wrestling coach Mike Massey noted after the Brecksville Invitational Holiday that his team had set to hit its full potential. Thanks to an abundance of dual meets last week, the Bulldogs might be hitting their stride.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulldog girls get first league win over Springfield

Given the inexperienced nature of his team, Woodridge girls basketball coach Chris Nauer sometimes has to look for incremental improvements. There's nothing incremental, however, about getting a team's first division and road win in one fell swoop.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Falls girls play great vs. Twinsburg, beat Aurora

Cuyahoga Falls High School girls basketball head coach Joe Nowak told his players that if they can duplicate the kind of effort they put forth against Twinsburg at home Jan. 7, then they will be able to compete with anybody this season.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Stow's threes bury Black Tiger boys
Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow's threes bury Black Tiger boys

STOW -- One by one, they found nothing but the bottom of the net. And such a sight was a painful one for the Cuyahoga Falls boys basketball team.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
This Royal is ready to rumble
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

This Royal is ready to rumble

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
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Royal boys baseketball eliminates Titans' offense
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Royal boys baseketball eliminates Titans' offense

Suffocating team defense pushed Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy to easily defeat Wooster Triway and remain in the hunt in the Principals Athletic Conference boys basketball race. Holding the visiting Titans to a season low six field goals, CVCA registered a 50-22 league win Dec.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Black Tiger boys hold off Nordonia
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Black Tiger boys hold off Nordonia

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- They had 12 turnovers in the final eight minutes. They nearly surrendered a nine-point lead for the second time in the game. Regardless, the Black Tigers are off and running in 2017.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Red-hot Bulldogs win thriller at Coventry
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Red-hot Bulldogs win thriller at Coventry

The Woodridge boys basketball team just keeps finding ways to win. They did it again Jan. 3 on the road in a closely contested 58-57 victory over two-time defending Portage Trail Conference Metro Division champion Coventry.

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
Yoho twins lead Bulldogs though tough field
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Yoho twins lead Bulldogs though tough field

Woodridge coach Mike Massey headed into the 54th Brecksville Invitational Holiday Tournament with no illusions. He knew his team was entering the toughest tournament of the season and could be in for a short time.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Depleted Falls wrestling struggles in West Virginia

For years, Cuyahoga Falls wrestling has tested itself at the Wheeling Park Duals in Wheeling, W. Va. Getting out of Northeast Ohio has been able to help the Black Tigers get some much needed mat time in recent years. On Dec.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Defense leading Walsh Jesuit boys basketball
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Defense leading Walsh Jesuit boys basketball

The Walsh Jesuit boys basketball team continues to generate momentum as the 2016-17 season nears the halfway point. This momentum is evidenced by Walsh victories in two of the Warriors' last three games. The first win was a 51-46 triumph over University School on the road Dec. 22.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Black Tiger boys swimmers get past Knights

Cuyahoga Falls head swim coach Laura Lindsay admitted that her boys team as a whole was getting a little frustrated toward the end of December. Well, what better way to begin the new year than with a victory?

By Roger Gordon Correspondent
Hot-shooting Stow-Munroe Falls cruises past Cuyahoga Falls boys hoops
Jan 6, 2017 10:10 PM

Hot-shooting Stow-Munroe Falls cruises past Cuyahoga Falls boys hoops

Bulldogs lead wire to wire in conference showdown with the Black Tigers.

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Cuyahoga Falls boys basketball team holds off Nordonia
Jan 3, 2017 9:32 PM

Cuyahoga Falls boys basketball team holds off Nordonia

Despite ball-handling issues, Black Tigers get first win of 2017.

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Bulldogs wrestling sweeps first dual meets

Last year, a loss to Ravenna in the opening week of the season kept Woodridge wrestling from winning the dual-meet title in the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division. This year, Woodridge's schedule was set up to allow the Bulldogs to be ready for the dual-meet season.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor