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 Fairlawn and Bath 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 Fairlawn-Bath 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 …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Five students were recognized by the Copley-Fairlawn Board of Education for their standout academic achievements in February.
At its March 19 meeting, the Copley-Fairlawn Board of Education recognized five students for their academic excellence in February. Here are the students of the month: The Board also named Madison Myers, of Copley High School, athlete of the month.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Post an announcement or photo on Patch to let us know if your student athlete has made plans for college.
National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 6, is a big day for many student-athletes, and we would love for you to share their accomplishments on Fairlawn-Bath Patch. For some high school senior athletes, it's a day they make their college plans official. It's something to take pride in, and we would love to help parents, coaches and athletic directors spread the word. Patch has several ways in which you can share the news about student-athletes from Revere High School or Copley High School. Start spreading the news today on Patch!
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Jason Tretter played offensive tackle with the Revere Minutemen.
Former Revere Minutemen football Coach Phil Heyn has announced that senior offensive tackle Jason Tretter will sign on with Purdue University on signing day. Tretter has been offered an athletic scholarship that accepted, passing on other offers from Kent State University and Toledo. Heyn said Tretter was also garnering attention from schools such as Virginia and Duke, as well as Harvard and Yale. Tretter was named 2nd Team All-Ohio this year as well as his sophomore year. Unfortunately Tretter missed all of his junior year after suffering a knee injury. Signing Day is Feb. 6. Congratulations, Jason!
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 …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Montrose Centre store switches business focus with turn of the seasons.
- Pam Lifke
Saturday, November 24, 2012
*Originally published April 2011. In winter, it’s a successful snow sports shop, but in spring and summer, skiing and snowboarding take a backseat to skateboarding at Sun Valley Sports. Owner Jim Armington says Sun Valley Sports is the most extensive skate shop in the Akron area. The shop has been selling skateboards, longboards and accessories at the location for about four years, he said. Armington added the product line at the suggestion of an employee who was an avid skateboarder and it has done well for the store, he said. Sun Valley Sports sells components that allow riders to customize their skateboards. The shop carries decks, trucks – the axle-like components that attach to the bottom of the skateboard deck – and wheels from …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Make the most of pre-game time and halftime by reading and talking about these great books!
Are you enjoying the football and basketball seasons? Kids across the country sure are! You can be an ALL-STAR parent without missing even one of the season’s big games! And we don’t just mean you’ll be playing and watching and cheering, but you’ll be reading the best books about sports out there. PatchReads and ReadKiddoRead want to get you and your kids talking about some great sports books with the Tailgate Book Club. Follow these steps to make the most of pre-game time, halftime, and all the days in between. Step 1: Pick a book each week based on the ReadKiddoRead Tailgate Book Club List, and have all your friends and their kids read it before game day. Step 2: Gather everyone together for the game. During halftime, put the TV on mute …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Fairlawn-Bath Patch.
Fall sports have started and Patch wants to help you share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to share their team spirit on Patch. News about any team—high school, middle school, rec teams, etc.—is welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team: 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 other fans in the community (but please keep it civil). Don Ostapowicz already blogs for Patch about the Copley Indians. Emma Weihe, a junior at Revere High School blogs about the Revere High Minutemen …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Were you at last night's Revere Minutemen or Copley Indians game? Share your photos here!
Sunday, May 13, 2012
If selected in the final round Aregeros Turner will showcase his talent in the U.S. Army All-Star game in January.