Archbishop Hoban guard Anthony Christian, who will be a junior next season, has received scholarship offers from Cleveland State and Kent State.
Christian is a 6-foot-4 shooting guard and is a two-year letter winner for the Knights.
“These are my first two scholarship offers,” Christian said. “I am getting a lot of interest from several other schools; Akron, Dayton, Penn State, Ohio State, Xavier, Michigan State, Virginia Tech and Northern Kentucky.”To read more or comment...
Basketball standouts Omari Spellman and Craig Randall are transferring out of state to attend school next year, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Spellman is a rising junior who played at North Royalton and is transferring to the MacDuffie School in Massachusetts.
Randall played at Medina last season and is a rising senior guard who is transferring to Shadow Mountain in Arizona.
Both players earned All-Ohio honors in Division I in 2014.To read more or comment...
Nordonia rising senior Cameron Bell has committed to play football on scholarship at the University of Toledo.
Bell, 17, is an offensive lineman who is 6-foot-8 and 320 pounds.
“Their coaching staff is a bunch of young guys who run around and have fun,” Bell said of the Rockets. “They were the first school to offer me a scholarship and I am really excited about this opportunity.”
Maryland, Akron, Ohio, Buffalo and Eastern Michigan also offered Bell.To read more or comment...
Nordonia football coach Jeffrey Fox confirmed that rising senior Denzel Ward gave a commitment to play football on scholarship at Ohio State University on Thursday.
“Denzel committed today,” Fox said. “They have been recruiting him since the spring and have been keeping in touch. He went down there [to Columbus] for a one day camp and had a very good performance.
“He was considering a couple of other schools, but he was very excited and he committed on the spot when they offered him a scholarship. This is very exiting news for Denzel.”
Fox said Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer and defensive backs coach Kerry Coombs like Ward’s “cover skills and speed” as a cornerback.To read more or comment...
North Canton Hoover (28-3) took down previously undefeated Lebanon (32-1) 5-3 in a Division I state semifinal at Firestone Stadium today.
Kelly Dillow came away with the deciding hit, a three-RBI double in the bottom of the fifth inning that put Hoover on top 5-3 for the first time in the game.
Senior Tara Thacker threw all seven innings and was solid except for a three-run third inning that gave Lebanon a 3-0 lead.To read more or comment...