September 2, 2015

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Volleyball: Lutheran West rolls over Keystone

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ROCKY RIVER — Step one of Lutheran West’s Stripes Division championship defense went about as well as possible against perennially tough Keystone on Tuesday night. The Longhorns looked to be in midseason form, building double-digit leads in every set to throttle the Wildcats 25-20, 25-11, 25-12 in a Patriot Athletic Conference crossover match. “We just Read More…

High school girls cross country 2015: Keystone’s Shannon Wargo ready to make run at making state three years in a row

Keystone's Shannon Wargo runs during a recent practice. AMANDA K. RUNDLE/CHRONICLE

Shannon Wargo is thrilled about this cross country season for one simple reason: she’s healthy. That’s key for the Keystone senior, who despite starting the last two seasons following significant layoffs due to injury, still managed to qualify to the Division II state meet both years. Last year her offseason was affected when she twisted Read More…

Cross country: Keystone’s Shannon Wargo repeats as Icebreaker champ

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CARLISLE TWP. — Keystone senior Shannon Wargo was hoping to run a great time and repeat as the girls individual champion at the annual Keystone Cross Country Icebreaker Invite at the Carlisle Reservation Equestrian Center on Monday. What she didn’t expect was to set a personal record time of 19:11 in her first official race Read More…

High school golf: Demons keep rolling at Elyria Pioneer Invitational

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ELYRIA — Westlake was in a perfect position for a letdown Wednesday at the Elyria Pioneer Invitational but the Demons are determined to let that happen. Westlake senior Patrick Steffen and junior Jules Blakely led the field with 1-over 71s as the Demons finished with team score of 292 to win the 16-team event at Read More…

High school football 2015: Keystone wants to keep the good times rolling

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Keystone may have said goodbye to the top senior class in school history, but don’t tell the Wildcats to lower expectations this season. Fresh off its first playoff appearance last year and winning a piece of the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division title in 2013, Keystone is hungry for more. Gone, however, is a senior class Read More…

Boys golf: Alex Csizmadia and Zach Schuster lead way as Elyria shakes off slow start to season, wins Keystone Invite

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GRAFTON — After starting the year with a couple of underwhelming performances, Elyria was looking for a confidence boost. It found one Tuesday at Indian Hollow Lake Golf Course. Alex Csizmadia led the Pioneers with a 6-over 77 and teammate Zach Schuster shot a 79 as the Pioneers won the Keystone Invitational with a team Read More…

Boys golf: Team mentality helps Westlake get another win

OBERLIN — Westlake’s toughest competition Monday at the Amherst Comet Invitational was itself. Jules Blakely recovered from a triple bogey on his second hole of the day to shoot a 1-under 71 and take medalist honors, while Nick Wilson rebounded from five bogeys with an equal number of birdies to shoot an even-par 72 as Read More…

Keystone’s Austin Conrad commits to play football at Ohio University

Keystone’s Austin Conrad has an extra reason to celebrate over the holiday weekend. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound senior orally committed Thursday to continue his football career at Ohio University, where he will play tight end. Although Conrad has never stepped foot on the Athens campus, he attended a camp run by the Bobcats coaches last week Read More…

More than a year after crash, Kyle walks to receive diploma

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Kyle Delligatti didn’t move when his name was called. From his place in a wheelchair just off to the side of the graduation stage, he sat for a beat before moving his hands slowly to the arm rests and pushing himself upward. An aide helped him stand — offering support until he was firmly on Read More…

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Wellington crash victim mourned

Samantha May, left, and Josh Gfell. PHOTO PROVIDED

PENFIELD TWP. — Samantha May spoke in a soft voice about the way she and Joshua Gfell, a fellow graduate of Keystone High School who died in a one-car crash Thursday, came back into each other’s lives. “We re-connected on Facebook after graduation and at the beginning of this year we got together,” May, 25, Read More…