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May 13, 2017 3:35 PM

Nordonia baseball's season ends with loss to Twinsburg

Knights unable to hold early 2-0 lead in sectional final game

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Wadsworth trounces Knight boys in league finale
May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Wadsworth trounces Knight boys in league finale

The Nordonia High School boys track and field team came close to matching the Nordonia girls' undefeated dual meet record. Ultimately, though, the Knights could not overcome their Suburban League National Conference nemesis in the final dual meet of the regular season. That nemesis?

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Nordonia softball splits game ahead of postseason run
May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia softball splits game ahead of postseason run

With Mother Nature not cooperating very much and the postseason tournament on the horizon, the Nordonia High School softball team split a pair of games recently. The Lady Knights faced Suburban League National Conference rival Twinsburg on the road May 2.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Knight girls track leaves Wadsworth in the dust
May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight girls track leaves Wadsworth in the dust

The Nordonia High School girls track and field team is one step closer to a fifth straight league and/or conference championship. It's a big step, too. That's because the Lady Knights recently finished the dual meet portion of their schedule undefeated.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
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Knight baseball splits with Grizzlies
May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight baseball splits with Grizzlies

Although the Nordonia High School baseball team was not able to win the Suburban League National Conference championship, the Knights still have a chance to clinch second place outright.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Former Hudson linebacker drafted by Vikings
May 9, 2017 10:50 PM

Former Hudson linebacker drafted by Vikings

Ben Gedeon recently hung around some of his closest friends. They talked about the glory days when they were all standouts for the Hudson High School football team. "It went by so fast," Gedeon said. "It seems like only yesterday when we played Whitmer at Cedar Point Stadium.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Knights boys tennis falls to tough opposition

Battling Mother Nature and a slate of three tough opponents, the Nordonia High School boys tennis team dropped a series of three matches last week. On April 24, the Knights fell to Suburban League National Conference foe Wadsworth on the road by the score of 5-0.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Knights drop big game at Hudson
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Knights drop big game at Hudson

HUDSON -- A number of things can still happen. Nonetheless, the Nordonia baseball team lost its grip on top of the Suburban League National Conference standings. Host Hudson won its sixth straight game after posting an 8-5 victory over the Knights April 28 at The Ballpark at Hudson.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Twinsburg tests Knight girls in close dual meet
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg tests Knight girls in close dual meet

The Nordonia High School girls track and field team recently received its toughest challenge in a dual meet so far this season, and the Lady Knights passed the test and remained undefeated. On April 25, Nordonia hosted Suburban League National Conference rival Twinsburg.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Athlete of the Week
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Athlete of the Week

Senior Ray Kovalchick is the Brandywine Vision Center Nordonia Athlete of the Week for the week of May 1. In a dual meet with North Royalton, Kovalchick set new school record in the pole vault, clearing a height of 14 feet, 5 inches.

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May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight boys track squad closes in on National Conference title

Six down, one to go. The Nordonia High School boys track and field team won its sixth Suburban League National Conference meet in a row recently. One more victory, and the Knights will be this year's conference champions. But first things first.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Knights softball fights back to .500 mark
May 2, 2017 9:57 PM

Knights softball fights back to .500 mark

The Nordonia High School softball team has been scratching and clawing in its attempt to get back to the .500 mark. And this past week, the Lady Knights did just that. Nordonia accomplished the feat by winning three of four games.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Nordonia baseball drops critical conference game to Hudson
Apr 28, 2017 11:35 PM

Nordonia baseball drops critical conference game to Hudson

Knights struggle early and now trail Explorers by half-game in conference standings.

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight boys endure tough stretch

It was a rough week for the Nordonia High School boys tennis team. That's because the Knights dropped all five of the matches they played during the week. On April 17, Nordonia hosted Suburban League National Conference counterpart North Royalton.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Knight girls sweep events vs. Tigers and Bears
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight girls sweep events vs. Tigers and Bears

It would be difficult to perform much better than how the Nordonia High School girls track and field team performed last week against a pair of Suburban League National Conference opponents.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Nordonia boys run away from conference foes
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia boys run away from conference foes

The Nordonia High School boys track and field team ran roughshod over a pair of Suburban League National Conference opponents last week, winning by margins of 47 and 40 points. The Knights canned Cuyahoga Falls by the score of 92-45 on the road April 18.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Knights in driver's seat in Suburban
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Knights in driver's seat in Suburban

Despite some mistakes in the field last week, the Nordonia High School baseball team won three of five games and is in an excellent position within the National Conference of the Suburban League.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia girls softball finding its stride in league

The Nordonia High School softball team is back in the groove. After some early-season turmoil, the Lady Knights won four of five games recently, starting with a 4-2 road victory over Suburban League National Conference rival Hudson on Monday, April 17.

By Matt Deustch Correspondent
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Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight softball struggles after first victory under new coach

Rita Covin won her first game last week as the interim Nordonia High School head softball coach. Unfortunately, the Lady Knight stumbled after that, dropping a string of four contests. Three of those losses were at the Racers Spring Showcase in Akron.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Knights baseball remains red hot
Apr 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Knights baseball remains red hot

MACEDONIA -- It was a pitcher's duel that had plenty of drama and excitement. In the long run, though, the Hudson-Nordonia baseball game came down to a crucial call that did wonders for the home team. A balk.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor