Friday, December 14, 2012
Kent State University student journalists survey Ohio high schools on concussion policies, reporting and tracking
Friday, December 14, 2012
In sports today it's become one of the most widely reported and analyzed injuries: the concussion. Injuries to the brain don't just happen to NFL players. High school athletes on the volleyball court to the lacrosse field can experience a concussion. Journalism students in Kent State University's computer-assisted reporting class recently surveyed high schools around Ohio to find out if the schools track concussions, whether there is a formal policy in place for dealing with concussions and if the school trains coaches on how to deal with the injury. In Kent, at Theodore Roosevelt High School athletic administrators have a policy in place for handling concussions. The school also tracks concussion injuries and provides training for …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
After Coach Phil Heyn's resignation, the Revere School District is looking for a replacement.
The search is on for a new head football coach at Revere High School. Former Coach Phil Heyn resigned Nov. 20 after serving for three years. His record with the Minutemen was 4-26. "He felt that after this last season it would be in the best interest of the program if there was new leadership," Superintendent Randy Boroff said. Read more about Heyn's resignation here. Think you have what it takes to be Revere's next coach? You can apply for the job here. The Revere Board of Education will review each application and conduct an interview process. Boroff hopes to have a new coach in place soon. So after three seasons of heartbreak, Fairlawn-Bath Patch wants to know what you want to see in a new coach. Experience? Determination? A stronger …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Indians win 45-15.
Friday's Copley vs. Revere high school football rivalry matchup was not a pretty game. But the Indians came out on top, 45-15, and got to keep the Victory Bell. Both teams were cited several times with unsportsman-like conduct, and several other penalties slowed the game down. But it was a good fight. It was the last game of the season for both teams. Watch the video above and add your own photos from the game to our gallery by clicking the "Upload Photos and Video" button.
Friday, October 26, 2012
The rivalry between Copley and Revere was evident on the field.
The Copley Indians win the Battle for the Bell Friday night against Revere 45-15. Were you there? Be sure to share your photos by clicking the "Upload Photos and Video" button. Check back with Fairlawn-Bath Patch tomorrow morning for game photos.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Copley Indians and Revere Minutemen will clash Friday in the 61st Battle for the Bell.
The last football game for the Revere Minutemen and Copley Indians is against each other Friday in a rivalry matchup at Revere Stadium. Copley and Revere have been playing each other since 1950, but the battle got real when the Battle for the Bell bega. The bell was purchased in 1968 and has been given to the winner of the game since then, according to CopleyIndiansFootball.org. For more about the history of the bell, click here. This season, the Indians have a record of five wins, four losses. The Minutemen have one win, eight losses. Copley took home the bell last year, beating Revere 27 to 14. Who will win the bell this year? Editor Megan Rozsa will be reporting scores from the game, which starts at 7 p.m., Friday. If you're not going, …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Several players on the Revere High football team are wearing pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Several players on the Revere High School Minutemen football team are wearing pink to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. How are you celebrating? Don't forget to check out our Breast Cancer Awareness topic page to find out how you can help find a cure and what resources are available in Fairlawn and Bath.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Whether you're a parent, player or in the marching band, share your photos here!
Tonight, the Revere High Minutemen will play a Homecoming game against the Cloverleaf Colts. The game starts at 7 p.m. but the underclassmen Homecoming Court members will be announced during pregame at 6:50 p.m. Senior members of Homecoming Court will be announced at halftime. Also tonight, the Copley High Indians take on the Green Bulldogs at home starting at 7 p.m. Parents, we know you'll be taking pictures of your babies on Homecoming Court, on the team or in the band. Be sure to share your photos here!
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Whether you're in the band, a cheerleader, a parent or player, share your photos here.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Whether you're a parent, in the band or on the team, Patch wants to see your Friday night football game photos!
Football season is in full swing! The eighth games of the season are tonight. The Copley High Indians will take on the Wadsworth Grizzles at Wadsworth starting at 7 p.m. The Revere High Minutemen take on the Nordonia Knights at Nordonia starting at 7 p.m. Will you go to either game? Be sure to share your photos with us by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. We'll take all the photos we can get. Be sure to check Fairlawn-Bath Patch's Twitter and Facebook feeds for score updates! Are you interested in blogging about other high school sports? It's free! It's fun! Click here to start.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Revere and Copley played their seventh games of the season Friday night. Share your photos here!