Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Celebrate a successful winter season with the Mentor High athletes
Mentor High celebrated its winter sports athletes during its seasonal award ceremony Monday night and they had a lot to celebrate. They recognized: The boys basketball team and cheerleaders did not attend the award ceremony because their seasons have not ended. Athletic Director Jeff Cassella thanked all the student-athletes for a great season. "I challenged you to be the best you could be on and off the field and you did that," Cassella said. For more highlights from the ceremony, check out the photo gallery.
The Board of Education will meet 7 p.m. today at Mentor High School
The Mentor Schools Board of Education is meeting 7 p.m. today in the Lecture Room A in Mentor High School. The Board and the district's administration will celebrate the accomplishments of several of their students at the meeting, including: Once again, the meeting will be at the high school instead of the board office to accommodate the many students whose activities will be celebrated tonight.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Mentor swimmer, bowlers, gymnasts and wrestlers earned a spot at state championship
Mentor High athletes once again rose to the challenge while competing at their respective district and state championships this past weekend. Two earned a spot at the state championship this weekend in Columbus. Both qualifiers, Jordan Victor and Colin Kramer, were third place in their respective weight classes. Warren Ashton also qualified as an alternate for state. The girls were led by Kayla Kosmerl, who was the all-around champion -- a title she also earned at regionals. Other team members are Sarah Butterfield, Allie Arthur, Alex Aiello, Brittany Adkins, Lauren Cannon, Brianna Latta, Kelly Adkins, Kylie Victor, Alexandra Spalding, Riley McBride and Jordan Beebe. The team also received awards for Best Tumbling and Best Cheer …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Mentor athletes will compete this weekend with a slot at states on the line
The ante has been upped. Mentor High Cardinals on the wrestling, bowling, gymnastics and swimming teams all performed well enough at districts to earn a shot at sectionals. Now they will need to do the same this weekend to earn a spot at their respective state championships. Look for these highlights from the Cardinals this weekend: They will face off against Chardon at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Perry. Tickets are available at the athletic office. As a freshman, Coy has already set several school records in swimming. The top four teams at districts will qualify for the state meet the following weekend. Those Mentor wrestlers who will compete are Colin Kramer (106 lbs.,) Mark Molder (113,) Alex Barich (120,) Jordan Victor (132,) Warren Ashton (…
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Mentor bowlers, wrestlers and gymnasts moving on to district meet
Mentor High athletes from several teams rose to the occasion during a weekend when many of them competed at sectional meets. As a freshman, Coy has already set several school records in swimming. The top four teams at districts will qualify for the state meet the following weekend. Kayla Kosmerl was especially impressive at sectionals, winning the all-around competition as the meets top gymnast.
Friday, February 17, 2012
The gymnastics, wrestling, hockey, swim and basketball teams all have pivotal games or tournaments this weekend
This is an important weekend for Mentor High athletics, as the gymnastics, wrestling, hockey, swim and basketball teams all have pivotal games or tournaments coming up. The Bulldogs and Cardinals have been trading heavyweight hits the last two times they met. Garfield may have knocked the Cardinals out of the playoffs last year but Mentor won the rematch earlier this season. The boys basketball team ends its regular season next Friday at Brunswick. A win against either Garfield Heights or Brunswick will clinch a share of the NOC Valley Division title and a win at both will win the championship outright. The boys begin sectional play on Feb. 28 against Riverside at Euclid High School. Tickets for this game are on sale as well in the …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Three aquatic Cougars will compete at the districts championship this Saturday at Cleveland State University
Three Lake Catholic swim team members will be competing in a total of five individual events at the district championship this Saturday at Cleveland State University. Coach Amy Bush said this is the largest number of individual events the Cougars swim team has competed in at a district level. The district qualifiers are:
Friday, January 13, 2012
Maria Coy has the school's top time in the 200 medley, 500 freestyle and 100 breaststroke
Even as a freshman, Maria Coy has etched her name into Mentor High School's record book. Maria won the 200-meter individual medley and 100-meter breaststroke while at the Northeast Conference Meet last week and set the school's record for both events, according to the Mentor Schools web site. Earlier this season, she set the school record in the 500-meter freestyle. Coy is preparing for the District Swimming and Diving Meet at Cleveland State in mid-February. For more information, visit the Mentor Schools web site.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Young team takes loss against Beaumont
Lake Catholic sophomore swimmer Amy Steigerwald had a nice night racing against Beaumont School on Tuesday, winning the 100-yard backstroke and helping the 200 medley relay team take first. In fact, Steigerwald has won all three of her 100 backstroke races this season making one believe greater achievements are looming ahead, but the swimmer’s taking a long view balanced with some tempered optimism that reflects much of the Cougars’ approach to the season. “I don’t know about state. Districts? Yeah, I could go for district. … State? If I want to do that, it might take a few years. But no, I don’t think this year,” Steigerwald, who came in second in the 50 free, said. “You never know, but it depends on how my times improve.” Lake Catholic …