Thursday, May 16, 2013
Grant Conzaman has been at the high school for 40 years.
Walsh Jesuit High School's Athletic Director Grant Conzaman is considered a to be a "win" for the athletic program since he was hired in 1973. He has been with the school district for 40 years and announced he is retiring next month, according to The Plain Dealer. Conzaman is responsible for growing the school's athletic program from eight sports in 1978 to 14 today. Click here to read the full Plain Dealer story.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
From youth sports to adult leagues, and teams on their way to the playoffs to those reminiscent of the Bad News Bears, Patch wants to see athletes of all ages in action this spring!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or during a flag football game at a local park, spring sports are underway around Cuyahoga Falls and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Cuyahoga Falls Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Gay Games Cleveland blogger Rob Smitherman explains why he is excited about the way things are turning around for LGBT athletes in professional sports.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Akron Aeros take on the Binghamton Mets in the home opener. Fireworks are planned for after the game.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Find the dates and times for every game this season.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Find the dates and times for every game this season.
See the PDF section above for the season schedule.
Officer Gregory Kenepp was honored at the March 20 Cleveland Cavaliers Game as a Community Hero
Cuyahoga Falls Police Officer Gregory Kenepp got a pretty big "thank you" from the Cleveland Cavaliers March 20. The athletes designated the Green resident a Community Hero and honored him at their match with the Miami Heat that night. The Cleveland Cavs fanatic was chosen from more than 300 people to spend an evening with the basketball team. He not only sat with with them on the bench during their March 20 game, but he was recognized during halftime and attended a post-game press conference. He has his son Greg Kenepp Jr. to thank for it all. “My father has been a committed fan since the day he was born and bleeds Cleveland,” Kenepp’s son shared in his nomination for the EveryFAN Night, presented by Budweiser. “If there were more people…
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Cleveland Cavaliers picked Officer Gregory Kenepp as the 2013 EveryFAN honoree
This time, sports fan Gregory Kenepp probably won't mind being benched. The Cleveland Cavs fanatic was chosen from more than 300 people to spend an evening with the basketball team. That means he'll not only sit with with them on the bench during their March 20 game, but he'll be recognized during halftime and attend a post-game press conference. How'd Kenepp get so lucky? Well, he has his son Greg Kenepp Jr. to thank for it all. “My father has been a committed fan since the day he was born and bleeds Cleveland,” Kenepp’s son shared in his nomination for the EveryFAN Night, presented by Budweiser. “If there were more people like him in the world, the world would be a better place.” See what else the son had to say about his father, who's …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Pedal for Heroes fundraising event will honor Ohio fallen soldiers who've died since Sept. 11, 2001
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Saturday, February 16
A Pedal For Heroes fundraising event will be held at the Natatorium on Feb. 24, 2013. Participants will cycle for 276 minutes in honor of every Ohio fallen soldier who has sacrificed their life in the Middle East since Sept. 11, 2001. “The Pedal For Heroes event honors the military personnel whom have lost their lives and supports local veterans programs while engaging in physical activity,” said Cassie Schumacher, a main organizer of the event, in a news release provided to Cuyahoga Falls Patch. “Ohio veterans have given so much for us. This is an opportunity to help local veterans and support their efforts to transition back into the community.” The Natatorium encourages the community to form teams to cycle on stationary bicycles for 276…
Friday, February 15, 2013
Cuyahoga Falls Athletic Director Tom DiFrancesco said the high school will post the opening for the head football coach this week
As of right now, Cuyahoga Falls High School is officially without a head football coach. On Sept. 10, the Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education appointed then-coach Mike Miller as unit principal of Falls High School for the 2012-13 school year, and on Monday, the board approved his resignation as head football coach, the Falls News-Press reports. Cuyahoga Falls Athletic Director Tom DiFrancesco told the Akron Beacon Journal the football coaching job will be posted internally and externally this week, and he hopes to have a new coach by April or May. “We hope to pick the best candidate that can keep up the high standards that Mike set,” DiFrancesco said in the Beacon. “Mike had the program going in the right direction after we had fallen on …