Norwayne stays second in AP football poll

Norwayne stays second in AP football poll

| September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Norwayne remains No. 2 in AP Div. IV AP Football poll, while West Holmes moves up from No. 14 to 10 in Div. III. COLUMBUS (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the second weekly Associated Press poll of 2012, by OHSAA divisions, with […]

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Browns’ loss was bad, but still …

Browns’ loss was bad, but still …

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

You know how terrible the Browns’ offense is when you’re waiting on Josh Cribbs punt and kickoff returns as the best opportunities for a touchdown. Despite giving up a 91-yard game-winning drive in the fourth quarter to lose to Philadelphia, the Browns’ defense was good enough. It can’t be expected to play 40 minutes, though, […]

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Norwayne grad Ashley Wallace joins ‘The Rizzo Show’

Norwayne grad Ashley Wallace joins ‘The Rizzo Show’

| September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations go out to Ashley Wallace, a 2008 Norwayne graduate and current Kent State senior, for landing a permanent spot as co-hostess on “The Rizzo Show” on Cleveland’s FOX8 TV. The show airs on Sundays from 11-11:30 p.m. Wallace, a former standout athlete for the Bobcats, is a broadcast journalism major. After volunteering to help […]

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Only one way for Browns to go

Only one way for Browns to go

| September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

This season, The Associated Press has come up with ‘AP32,’ weekly rankings of all the teams in the NFL. The Cleveland Browns are ranked, not surprisingly, at the bottom heading into Sunday’s opener against visiting Philadelphia. The Browns have not given their loyal home fans much to cheer for since 1999, other than the 2007 […]

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WCAL preview: Defending state champ Norwayne team to beat in league

WCAL preview: Defending state champ Norwayne team to beat in league

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wayne County Athletic League HOW THEY’LL FARE (The Daily Record staff’s predicted order of finish) 1 NORWAYNE (14-1, 6-1) — The Wayne County Athletic League hasn’t exactly gone through a changing of the guard in recent seasons — it’s just that more schools have invested in their programs and joined the annual battle for WCAL supremacy. […]

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OCC preview: West Holmes gets top billing

OCC preview: West Holmes gets top billing

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ohio Cardinal Conference HOW THEY’LL FARE (The Daily Record staff’s predicted order of finish) 1 WEST HOLMES (5-5, 3-4 in 2011) — The 10th year for the Ohio Cardinal Conference could prove to be the most balanced yet, and possibly produce a first-time champion in West Holmes. The Knights return seven starters on offense and 10 […]

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Our version of “The Decision”

Our version of “The Decision”

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the hardest decisions we have all year is what theme to center our annual HS football preview around. That’s been made, obviously, as it comes in Thursday’s paper, the day before the season opens. But one even more important is near for the staff, although this one is normally made by myself and […]

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Salser defends IBA belt with split decision over Howard

Salser defends IBA belt with split decision over Howard

| August 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

WEST SALEM — Just about everyone in attendance at the first professional fight night ever held at Northwestern High School, or any area school for that matter, would agree it was a success. The outcome of the 10-round, main-event between Marc Salser and Chris “Hurricane” Howard for the IBA Continental Super Lightweight Title Belt on […]

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Four intriguing Olympic storylines

Four intriguing Olympic storylines

| July 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Four Olympic storylines I’m most interested to follow: * Phelps-Lochte duel — Michael Phelps is coming off an All-Universe 2008 Beijing Olympics in which he won eight gold medals, but Ryan Lochte has come on strong and actually beat Phelps in the 400 individual medley Saturday. In interviews leading up to the London Olympics, Phelps […]

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Families of the Chardon school shooting victims and surviors are honored during a ceremony at the Chardon-Mayfield Alumni football game July 4 at Memorial Field.

Chardon alumni football game a success

| July 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

I attended one of the most unique football games I’ve ever been to when the Chardon High alumni football team took on the visiting Mayfield High alums in a full-equipment, full-contact game on July 4. Chardon had numerous players in their 40s, while Mayfield was a bit younger. I declined to play in the game […]

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