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17-17 Scholastic Games Championship 2017

May 29th, 2017 No Comments

AVON AND OLMSTED FALLS MEET IN SCHOLASTIC GAMES 27TH ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP Avon High School is going for top honors for a second consecutive year, having taken on all comers in an exciting year of academic competitions.  The Avon team’s competition is Olmsted Falls High School, also victorious in every outing this year, and one of […]

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17-16 Semifinal – Lake Ridge Academy vs. Olmsted Falls

May 21st, 2017 No Comments

SEMIFINAL 2: TWO FORMER CHAMPION SCHOOLS COMPETE FOR CHANCE TO CHALLENGE DEFENDING CHAMPION AVON One of the top private schools in the region, Lake Ridge Academy of North Ridgeville, which provided our 2010 championship team, is pitted against Olmsted Falls High School, the public school that holds the Scholastic Games record for consecutive championships (2011-2014).  Only […]

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17-15 Semifinal – Amherst Steele vs. Avon

May 21st, 2017 No Comments

SEMIFINAL 1:  THE 2015 CHAMPION SCHOOL CHALLENGES THE 2016 CHAMPION SCHOOL FOR A CHANCE AT THE 2017  CROWN It’s the final four, and defending champion Avon High School has high hopes of advancing to this year’s championship and the possibility of a consecutive win.  Only two schools have done it before in the Scholastic Games 26-year […]

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17-14 Quarterfinal: Lake Ridge vs. Vermilion

May 3rd, 2017 No Comments

THE LAST QUARTERFINAL: DETERMINING THE LAST SEMIFINALISTS Our competitors this week are from Lake Ridge Academy, which defeated Oberlin earlier this season, and Vermilion, which outscored Elyria in the first round.  The winner will face Olmsted Falls in the second semifinal in two weeks.  Representing Lake Ridge are, as pictured left to right,  Anmol Takiar, […]

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17-13 Quarterfinal: Avon Lake vs. Olmsted Falls

April 24th, 2017 No Comments

TWO MORE FORMER CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING SCHOOLS IN QUARTERFINAL COMPETITION Avon Lake High School lost to Avon (the defending champions) earlier this year, but with the highest losing score in the history of our program.  The school was obviously eligible for our “wild card” competition, which the team won, giving them a second chance at the playoffs.  Olmsted […]

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17-12 Quarterfinal: Avon vs. Keystone

April 20th, 2017 No Comments

DEFENDING CHAMPION AVON FACES KEYSTONE IN QUARTERFINAL Still in action, despite having an all-new team after graduating seniors won the Scholastic Games championship last year, the academic team from Avon High School hopes to climb another rung in its quest for a repeat performance.  Representing the school are, pictured left to right, Sam Gerak, Alex Stamatis […]

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17-11 The Wildcard Competition: Avon Lake vs. Firelands

April 19th, 2017 No Comments

THE ANNUAL WILDCARD COMPETITION IS ANOTHER EXCITING MATCHUP It was true again this year: the two highest-scoring losing teams earned more points than several of our winning teams.  That’s the reason for our wildcard competitions.  It’s a second chance for our championship playoffs for two most deserving teams.  The teams this season are academic team […]

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17-10 Playoff: Brookside vs. Keystone

April 11th, 2017 No Comments

TWO WINNING TEAMS VIE FOR A QUARTERFINAL BERTH Winning teams with the highest scores move directly to the quarterfinals leading to the Scholastic Games championship.  Others need to achieve one more win to continue.  Such is the case with this week’s competitors.  Brookside High School of Sheffield, Ohio, represented by, as pictured left to right,  Liam Shanahan, […]

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17-09 Quarterfinal: Amherst vs. Midview

April 4th, 2017 No Comments

AMHERST STEELE AND MIDVIEW: FIRST QUARTERFINALISTS Even before all of the quarterfinalists are determined, we know that the highest-scoring winning teams are qualified for quarterfinal berths. Because of the need for notification and scheduling of a couple of qualifying contests, we proceed directly to the first quarterfinal for this week’s broadcast, which will determine our […]

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17-08 Firelands vs. Olmsted Falls

March 20th, 2017 No Comments

TWO MORE OUTSTANDING TEAMS COMPLETE OUR FIRST ROUND OF COMPETITIONS With the completion of this contest, the teams in our playoffs will be determined, and the suspense will build up to the final moments.   The academic team from Firelands High School in Oberlin is comprised of, as pictured left to right, Sam Formholtz, Michael Durdak and […]

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