Saturday, February 16, 2013
The girls took on Wickliffe on Feb. 14 and won by more than 300 pins.
The Mentor High girls bowling team celebrated Valentine's Day with a big win over Wickliffe, 3,683 to 3,369, according to the News Herald. "As a team, they helped each other well today," Mentor coach Mike Phillips told the News Herald. "I've got great expectations. I expect the girls to make state." The Mentor boys team also played Thursday, but lost to Fairport by more than 240 pins, the Herald reports. Earlier this season, the boys team finished with a score of 4,481 defeating then second place Fairport, who scored 4,267 total pins. The girls team finished with a score of 3,437, topping second place Wickliffe at 3285 pins.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Several wrestlers and gymnasts, as well as a bowler, from Mentor High School and Lake Catholic will compete in their respective state championships this weekend
Several wrestlers and gymnasts, as well as one bowler, from Mentor High School and Lake Catholic will be competing this weekend in their respective state championships. Mentor High students Dillon Ashton, Warren Ashton, Alex Sweeney and Jordan Victor all qualified to compete in the state wrestling meet today, Friday and Saturday at Value City Arena in Columbus. Furthermore, Sweeney qualified as a district champion. Five Lake Catholic Cougars will join them in Columbus – Matt Fee, David Coates, Brad Taton, Dan Bryan and Ryan Lestock. This is Fee's third trip to the state tournament. The Mentor High gymnastics team qualified to compete in the state competition Friday at Hilliard Bradley High School in Hilliard, OH. Also, Cardinals Allie …
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
High school bowlers say many don't realize the work that goes into their sport
Sophomore Sarah Brown was surprised when asked to talk about varsity bowling. A year ago she thought bowling would be a good way to make friends at Mentor High, and once she began she steadily improved. “You have to work on hitting arrows and your marks,” she explained. “Keep your arms straight, just look for things you want to hit. And move your feet in a straight line.” The interview was interrupted because it was Brown's turn to roll. She left three pins standing. “Don't worry, I'll get it, I'll get it,” she said to teammates as she retrieved her ball. Her next roll missed each target. But the next turn was a strike. “My family is like, 'Oh, you bowl? Since when?' 'I bowled for two years. You didn't know that?' I'll tell them. Then I'll…