June 26, 2016


College volleyball: Local contingent helps CSU to Horizon League Tournament title

CLEVELAND — Alexis Middlebrooks provided the offense and helped Dayna Roberts anchor a dominating defensive effort for Cleveland State on Sunday. The top-seeded Vikings defeated No. 3 Valparaiso 25-13, 25-16, 25-18 at Woodling Gym in Cleveland — winning the Horizon League Tournament for the third time in program history, its last championship coming in 2012. Read More…

Area college notes: Keystone grad C.J. Conrad shines for Kentucky

C.J. Conrad caught his first three passes when Kentucky needed it the most. The freshman tight end’s 24-yard touchdown reception with 1:58 remaining in the third quarter gave the Wildcats a lead they would not relinquish in their first win over a ranked team since 2010, beating No. 25 Missouri 21-13. Conrad, who played football at Read More…

Avon Lake’s Katie Mihalik caps big day by winning Miss Volleyball award

ELYRIA — Katie Mihalik had an exciting Wednesday. The Avon Lake senior outside hitter signed her national letter of intent to play college volleyball at Cleveland State in the afternoon, then was awarded the Lorain County Miss Volleyball award at Elyria Catholic at night. “I signed with the school I love, Cleveland State, today,” Mihalik Read More…