90-Day Archive

Westland Roundup

Suazo shines at league meet

Westland High School track and field coach Tim Eckard was not surprised that Ivan Suazo won the 110-meter hurdles in the OCC-Central Division meet held May 14 and 16 at Hilliard Davidson.
Ready Roundup

Softball team falls in semis

After upsetting its first opponent in the Division III district tournament, the Ready High School softball team tried to defeat another higher-seeded squad when it played fifth-seeded West Jefferson in a district semifinal May 20 at Pickerington Central.
Ready Roundup

Baseball squad ends tournament skid

The Ready High School baseball team snapped a four-year run of failing to win in the postseason when it beat North Union 1-0 on May 12 in the first round of the Division III district tournament.
Westland Roundup

Track teams primed for postseason

Westland High School track and field coach Tim Eckard always looks forward to this time of the season.
Westland Roundup

Baseball team set for tourney

The Westland High School baseball team is preparing for its first Division I district tournament under first-year coach Neil Bittel.
Ready Roundup

Tennis lifts McFarland after loss of father

Ryan McFarland could tell his father didn't initially understand what made him interested in joining the Ready High School boys tennis team four years ago. However, that didn't stop Dennis McFarland from coming out to matches and supporting his son throughout his prep career.
Athletics

AD Burke laments time with Cougars

It is sometimes difficult for Greg Burke to walk into the gymnasium at Westland High School and see the banners that hang on a wall.
Westland Roundup

Goals haven't changed for baseball team

When Neil Bittel took over the Westland High School baseball program last July, he established three main goals.
Ready Roundup

Hackney working hard for success

With a little more than one year left as a student at Ready High School, junior Courtney Hackney is among the top 10 in her class in GPA and never has received a grade below an A-minus.
Westland Roundup

Tennis team seeking progress

Westland High School boys tennis coach Dan Witteman knows his team doesn't match up well against the area's top teams, which is why he wants his players to just enjoy the sport and show steady progress over the course of the season.
Westland Roundup

Newcomers contribute on track

Westland High School track and field coach Tim Eckard likes when his team has a blend of experienced athletes and new additions who provide depth to the program.
Ready Roundup

Track squads optimistic under new coach

For the first time in three decades, the Ready High School track and field program has someone other than Dean Tower as its coach.
Westland Roundup

Postponements send softball team indoors

Having opened the season with three freshmen in the starting lineup, Westland High School softball coach Kerry Maher realizes he and the rest of the coaching staff will be doing a lot of teaching this spring.
Westland Roundup

Boys track squad wins first meet

Before the start of the season, Westland High School track and field coach Tim Eckard was optimistic about his boys team.
Ready Roundup

Young baseball squad hopes to develop

When Ready High School baseball coach Nate Hillery takes a look around his dugout, he sees a team with talent and potential.