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Changes set, but hopes high for Tiger softball
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Changes set, but hopes high for Tiger softball

A few position changes and some big graduation losses may have the Twinsburg softball team on a learning curve for a bit, but the Tigers have plenty of talent and experience for this spring.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
New coaches, new athletes to lead Tiger boys
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

New coaches, new athletes to lead Tiger boys

Once again, the Twinsburg boys track and field program has a talented mix of athletes to compete this spring. The Tigers will miss a strong senior class, led by gifted sprinter Justin Kimble, who qualified for the state championships in two events for the Tigers.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Twinsburg boys tennis looking for big spring
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg boys tennis looking for big spring

Returning young talent is the best kind to have. Just ask Twinsburg boys tennis coach Michael Porinchak. The Tigers return five players from last year's 12-5 squad and three of those athletes are underclassmen.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Twinsburg baseball ready to grind
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg baseball ready to grind

As he enters his 30th year in charge of Twinsburg baseball, Don Jones might joke he's no longer able to beat his players home from third base. Jones' enthusiasm for "the grind" hasn't waned, however.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
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Tiger girls track could be set for huge season
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger girls track could be set for huge season

A well-rounded Twinsburg girls track and field team could make some noise this spring. The Tigers are paced by a deep corps of sprinters and relay runners and should score well in other areas under Sarah Kmet, who takes over the head coaching duties.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Twinsburg's Labry wins national title
Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg's Labry wins national title

ASHLAND -- Michael Labry swears he was ecstatic. Anyone watching the video of the Ashland University wrestler capping off his NCAA Division II national championship would say otherwise.

By Doug Haidet Correspondent
Nordonia's Perrine wins state title at 195 pounds
Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia's Perrine wins state title at 195 pounds

After the 2016 season ended in frustration for Nordonia senior wrestling Anthony Perrine, he ended the 2017 season in jubliation.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Tigers' Elder rolls well at state bowling

Tyahana Elder returned to the state bowling championships. The Twinsburg junior competed at the Division I state championships at Wayne Webbs Columbus Bowl March 10. The Lady Tiger finished 37th overall in the individual standings as she posted a 529 total.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
'Nightmare' district ends season for Twinsburg
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

'Nightmare' district ends season for Twinsburg

For 30 years, Twinsburg wrestling had a presence at the state tournament, until coach Dave Mariola's steak of consecutive years with at least one state qualifier was snapped last season.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Furious comeback falls just short for Tiger boys
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Furious comeback falls just short for Tiger boys

Twinsburg's boys basketball team responded after a sluggish start in first round sectional action at home.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
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Twinsburg Athletic Boosters Hall of Fame welcomes five new members
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg Athletic Boosters Hall of Fame welcomes five new members

The Twinsburg Athletic Boosters welcomed five new members to its Hall of Fame March 3 at Twinsburg High School.

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Tiger girls hoops bounced by Solon
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger girls hoops bounced by Solon

"That School Up North" broke the hearts of Twinsburg girls basketball again. Some hot second-half shooting by rival Solon helped evaporate Twinsburg's 12-point lead early in the Division I district final, as the Comets scored a 51-47 win that ended the Tigers season.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tiger girls roar into district semifinals
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger girls roar into district semifinals

Twinsburg's girls basketball team advanced to the district semifinals with a 61-21 win over Cleveland John Hay in the Euclid Division I sectional championship game.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tiger boys fall in overtime in regular season finale
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger boys fall in overtime in regular season finale

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Cuyahoga Falls and Twinsburg boys basketball have played some wild games over the years. However, the Battle of the Tigers that took place Feb. 24 at Coach Tom Jones Court could stand up to any of them.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Bowling Note

Twinsburg's Elder reaches state bowling tournament Twinsburg junior bowler Tyahana Elder has rolled her way to the Division I state tournament Elder won the individual title Feb. 27 at the Division I district tournament at Hall of Fame Lanes in Canton, earning her spot at states.

Tiger wrestling sends six on district tournament
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger wrestling sends six on district tournament

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP -- Given the company it keeps in the Suburban League, success for the Twinsburg wrestling program this winter might have been under the radar. There have been signs of progress for the Tigers, however, and more of them showed Feb.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Feb 24, 2017 11:14 PM

Twinsburg boys basketball drops heartbreaker in overtime

Tigers battle back, but lose 48-44 in overtime to Cuyahoga Falls

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Heights' onslaught ends season for Twinsburg ice hockey squad

It was a sudden burst that the Twinsburg High ice hockey team could not survive. Seven goals in the second period helped vault Cleveland Heights 12-2 over Twinsburg in the Feb. 15 first round Division I District tournament.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
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Tiger swimmers end season at district meet
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger swimmers end season at district meet

It's not easy making the cut for the state swimming and diving championships.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tiger girls win title, open playoffs
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger girls win title, open playoffs

Donned with solid senior leadership, the Twinsburg girls basketball team has been busy winning important games. The Lady Tigers (18-5) got it done in the league and in the post season opener, in quick fashion in both cases.

By Steve Batko Correspondent