90-Day Archive

Competitive balance plan pushed back by OHSAA

In a way to limit potential pitfalls, the Ohio High School Athletic Association is putting the implementation of one of its biggest changes in recent years temporarily on hold.
Ready Roundup

Neff stepping up for girls basketball team

The Ready High School girls basketball team hasn't let its perceived limitations hinder it this season.
Westland Roundup

Girls squad seeks push for tourney

With several key players back, Westland High School girls basketball coach Hugo Quint expected his team to improve on last season's 5-19 record.
Commentary

Banning chants misses mark

Let's hope this isn't the future of high school sports.
Westland Roundup

Wrestlers eyeing postseason

Westland High School wrestling coach Chas McCutcheon is hoping his team's late-season schedule will help prepare it for the postseason, which begins Feb. 20 with the Division I sectional at Upper Arlington.
Westland Roundup

Boys squad fights through struggles

With the Division I district tournament nearing, Westland High School boys basketball coach Scott Vayansky is hoping his team can build some momentum.
Ready Roundup

Wrestling team benefiting from Inks' progression

All Hunter Inks needed was a little taste.
Soccer

Westland replacing boys, girls coaches

Westland High School boys soccer coach Dan Heckler and girls soccer coach Pat Ellis will not return next season, athletics director Mike George announced.
Commentary

Recruits face decisions when coaches move on

Sometime on Feb. 3, Tyrece Speaight will sign a letter of intent to play football at Miami University.
Westland Roundup

Wrestlers rebound, win tourney

Westland High School wrestling coach Chas McCutcheon is looking for more team performances like the one he saw Jan. 9.
Dispatch Scholar-Athletes

Program puts winners on route to success

The versatility that helped Molly Dengler and Eric Erb excel in high school athletics provided each with new adventures the last few years.
Ready Roundup

Carpooling paying off for boys bowlers

If the Ready High School boys bowling team advances to the Division II state tournament for the second consecutive season, it could point to a carpooling experiment as being among the reasons.
Westland Roundup

Girls squad seeks boost from offense

Having a team that relies on the 3-point shot, Westland High School girls basketball coach Hugo Quint has been disappointed with the Cougars' offensive production.
Basketball

Area teams primed for holiday tournaments

There might not seem to be much of a downside to leaving the typically cold weather conditions of Ohio to play in a basketball tournament in Florida over the holiday break.
Westland Roundup

Consistent play eludes boys team

Westland High School boys basketball coach Scott Vayansky is hoping his team will find consistency in the new year.