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Cheer Returns to Competitions

By Allie Montgomery, Sports Editor

December 10, 2016

After a few years of staying on the sidelines and cheering at basketball and football games, the cheer team gets its chance to shine as the squad returns to competitions. Because of a change in coaches, competitions for cheer were on a hiatus for the 2014 season. That meant that for three years, cheer was confined to the s...

Dance Teams Sports a New Theme for State

By Allie Montgomery, Sports Editor

December 6, 2016

Cleveland’s Sundancers board the “ship of dreams” as they choose “Titanic” as their state theme for the 2017 season. Last year, the group of girls took 13th out of 27 teams at state with their theme “Shadows.” Now that fall season is coming to a close, the team is looking forward to competition season and wo...

NBA Power Rankings Fail

By Noah Kemper and Sam Gavitte

November 20, 2016

Many of you loyal Cleveland students who read the sports section might have been taken aback by the sheer lack of prediction accuracy that plagued my power rankings for the 2016-2017 NBA season just an issue ago. I am here now today to say that I am sorry. My poor judgement probably left many of you in unfathomable anguish ...

Cleveland Student Kylie Ristvedt Gets Player of the Year for Volleyball

Cleveland Student Kylie Ristvedt Gets Player of the Year for Volleyball

November 13, 2016

As the fall 2016 season comes to a close, Cleveland junior Kylie Ristvedt has been named Player of the Ye...

Cleveland Volleyball: Preparing for the Playoffs

By Sam Gavitte, Reporter

October 24, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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