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Cleveland Volleyball: Preparing for the Playoffs

By Sam Gavitte, Reporter

October 24, 2016

Filed under Sports, Varsity Girls, Volleyball

Cleveland has a history as a strong contender in volleyball, and they are continuing that tradition this year. They are ranked 20th in the state and fourth in the PIL and have a record of 17-6. Lincoln is ranked first in the PIL after finishing with an 18-4 record. Recently they were on a winning streak, winning five in a row, a...

Waving Goodbye To the Boys Soccer Season

By Allie Montgomery, Sports Editor

October 23, 2016

Filed under Soccer, Sports, Varsity Boys

With fall sports regular season wrapping up on Oct. 20, the boys’ soccer team worked to finish strong in the 2016 season. When the season wrapped up, the team found itself out of the playoffs, falling to 1-5-1 in league and 2-7-5 overall. Their state rank was 38, just out of reach to qualify for a state play-in game. ...

September Faces on the Field

September Faces on the Field

By Allie Montgomery, Tillman Degens, Sam Gavitte, Noah Kemper, and Riley Buerk

October 4, 2016

Filed under Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, Volleyball

Ella Ristvedt After a triumphant win against Wilson Sept. 22, Cleveland’s Ella Ristvedt was able to walk away proud for her amazing passes made that night...

An Overview of Fantasy Football

By Tillman Degens and Noah Kemper

September 30, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

What really makes something a sport? With the introduction of ESports into today’s media, the question has been furiously debated. Can we call any competition a sport? Maybe not, but some sure do feel like them. Fantasy football comes to mind every time the NFL season comes around in the fall. While fantasy football might not have all th...

New football coach strives to bring success to Cleveland

New football coach strives to bring success to Cleveland

September 29, 2016

After former varsity football coach Wayne Harris left last year following the end of a winless season, Cl...

A New Age for Boys Soccer

A New Age for Boys Soccer

September 28, 2016

The Cleveland soccer team entered the season with much less experience and leadership than the previou...

Glencoe Defeats Cleveland Football 42-7

By Allie Montgomery, Reporter

September 27, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports, Varsity Boys

The first home football game of the season kicked off Friday, Sept. 9 against Glencoe and proved that the team is still a work in progress, losing 42-7. “Some things didn't go well for us early and our mindset went a little bit negative,” said Eric Fraser, the new head coach of the football team. Though the team came up...

Volleyball Sports New Coaches for the 2016 Season

By Allie Montgomery, Reporter

September 26, 2016

Filed under Sports, Varsity Girls, Volleyball

For the second year in a row, Cleveland’s volleyball program is sporting a whole new set of coaches for the 2016 season. Last year, the program was run by Mekeala Hemming, alongside her trusty assistant coach, Brookelynn Cole. The junior varsity team was coached by Jill Spencer and junior varsity two was covered by Sydney...

Cleveland’s International Athlete: Lauryn Ruegg

Cleveland’s International Athlete: Lauryn Ruegg

September 20, 2016

El Volcan: an isolated community of 400 people situated among the mountains of Nicaragua, and the destinati...

Girls Soccer can’t find net against Centennial

By Noah Kemper, Reporter

September 15, 2016

Filed under Soccer, Sports, Varsity Girls

Cleveland came into the September 13th varsity girls soccer match against Centennial expecting to leave victorious. They instead went home disappointed with their performance. Despite multiple chances, Cleveland wasn’t able to convert on any of their shots. Fortunately for Cleveland, their rival team in Centennial couldn’t c...

Boys soccer puts first “W” in win column

By Riley Buerk, Sports Editor

September 11, 2016

Filed under Soccer, Sports, Varsity Boys

Cleveland Varsity Boys Soccer got off to a fast start Thursday night against Liberty, eventually winning their first game of their season 2-1.  Senior Eliseo Chavez opened up the scoring in the third minute and Cleveland was in control for the rest of the first half.  Liberty had many opportunities but could not get the ball past...

Boys soccer settles for draw in home opener

By Noah Kemper and Holden Cole

September 7, 2016

Filed under Soccer, Sports, Varsity Boys

The Tuesday night Cleveland Boys Varsity Soccer home match started shortly after a heavy downfall of rain and though they found early success, Cleveland lost its footing in the second half, ending up with a disappointing 1-1 tie against David Douglass. Around the 25 minute mark in the first half up-and-coming freshman star Jet...

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