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Sports Alert: The Jesse Owens City Meet, Regionals & States

On May 11, rain delayed the Jesse Owens City Meet. It happened two days later on May 13, 2014. Glenville ran away with the boys division as usual (208 points). John Hay girls won again in the girls division -- this makes fours years in a row. Collinwood girls made it competitive with 158 points. John Hay had 170. Glenville did well in the districts and sent six.
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Sports Alert: A Look at Local High School Track Teams

Glenville High School has a good boys track team this year. Collinwood High School has a good girls track team this year also. In February, 2012, I wrote an article called "Will Local High School Teams Get on Track?" The article targeted the Glenville boys and Collinwood girls track teams. The two teams have not brought home a state track title since 2007 and 2010, respectively. But this.
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The Pulse: Getting to Know Brian Hoyer

Hoyer attended Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio, home of the Wildcats. In addition to playing football, Hoyer was a Wildcat baseball pitcher, infielder, and outfielder. In 2002, he compiled an 8-1 record with a 1.99 ERA as a sophomore. He was the winning pitcher in the 2002 Ohio Division I State Championship game allowing two earned runs in six innings pitched. Hoyer compiled a 16-7 record (.696) as a.
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Free Soccer Camp

Come join the movement away from television screens and Playstation controllers — the movement of feet across beautiful green grass, alongside teammates and toward a common goal. To SCORE! Every Saturday in July, a free summer soccer camp is coming to Wade Oval. Glenville SCORES Summer Soccer Camp will converge on University Circle this summer for the second year in a row. The co-ed camp is.
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Former NFL Star Talks with Students

Former NFL star and native Clevelander Chris Chambers met with nearly 100 student-athletes, including several from East Tech High School, to teach them about financial fitness. Chambers gave real-life examples of how even wealthy sports stars need financial education. He and KeyBank employees taught students about managing a checking account, using ATM and debit cards and the importance of saving and using credit cards responsibly. His goal is.
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Get Ready for Summer Basketball!

James Reid had the opportunity last summer to stand back and watch what was once just an idea in his head become reality. The last day of the eight-week double elimination Glenville Summer Basketball Tournament was coming to a close, trophies and medals were given and children softened their faces with proud smiles. Glenview Park, 10701 Dupont Ave., was filled with laughing children, joy-filled teenagers and.
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Young Boxing Champ

  On October 13, 12-year-old Dillon Burrell won the national Police Athletic League boxing championship in Toledo at the 114-pound weight class. Dillon has won three titles this year. The Ohio Junior Olympian Tournament and the Title National Tournament are the other two. Dillon trains in East Cleveland's Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center, 14801 Shaw Ave., as part of coach Renard Safo's "Safo's Creation's" boxing team. PHOTO: Dillon.
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The Pulse: The Olympics, Kyrie Irving & Health Tip of the Month

The Olympics are one of the most anticipated sporting events in the world. This month the best athletes from all around the world are competing with one another to show their pride for their country and to win a coveted gold medal at the Summer Olympics in London. Team USA, our Olympic basketball team comprised of Lebron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant, is the.
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Neighborhood Spotlight: Bob Knox, Fisherman with a Cause

To say fishing is a bit like a ministry for Larchmere resident Bob Knox would be just about right. Since an early retirement a few years ago, Knox — with the support of fellow anglers and his wife Joyce — has set about sharing his passion for fishing as a platform for sharing life experiences, too. A certified aquatic education instructor for the Ohio Department of.
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Hough Tennis Clinic Gets Grant

USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, awarded a grant to Inner City Tennis Clinic, Inc. (ICTC) of Cleveland. ICTC has a tennis clinic in Hough at the Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center, 8611 Hough Ave. ICTC's programs inspire positive character development and strive to build a life-long appreciation of literacy, wellness, fitness, tennis and poetry. The program is currently an eight-week.
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East Cleveland MLK Rec Center Sports Boxing Champs

  Head coach Renard Safo, right, and coach Carlos Burwell at East Cleveland's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center with boxers, from left to right, Dillon Burwell, Ronnie Burnett, Dontae Benjamin, Antwonik Marks, and Ashley Hampton. The team brought home three first-place and two second-place awards from the Title National Boxing Tournament, held from June 13 - 16 in Memphis, Tenn..
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Neighborhood Spotlight: Joe Golden

Longtime Larchmere resident Joe Golden is making a difference in the neighborhood each day. He helped start a block club on East 124th Street, he delivers Larchmere Life newsletters and on July 7, at this year's Larchmere Festival, he and students from The Golden School of Urban Self-Defense plan to demonstrate the ancient traditions of kung fu. “Everyone has a place in the world and martial arts can help you.
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Cleveland’s Winning Team

Hey ... Hey you ... Yes, you reading this website. Why aren’t you at the Indians game? Is it because it’s too early in the season? Or maybe you think the tickets aren’t affordable? Well, whatever the case may be, I'm not buying the excuses. The Cleveland Indians, the first place Cleveland Indians, are playing great baseball and more people should come to the games. As of May 20,.
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Bad Credit? Key Bank Can Help

Football player Chris Chambers, a Bedford High School graduate, has earned millions as a wide receiver in the National Football League. Still, he struggles with bad credit. Chambers shared his story with high school students at Key Bank’s Financial Education Center in Buckeye last month. He told them how he earned $5 million while playing for the San Diego Chargers, but gave a lot of it.
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America SCORES Cleveland Poet-Athlete Profile

Name: Esperanza Bush Age: 12 School: Michael R. White School Name of Poem: I Am Me    What do you like to do outside of school and America SCORES? I like to read and play football outside of SCORES. I am a tomboy. My favorite book is “Max: A Maximum Ride Novel.” It’s about a girl who was given 2 percent avian bird and 98 percent human when she was little.
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