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Entries from April 24th, 2017

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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Dialogues 17-09 LCCC Early College High School

April 20th, 2017 No Comments

EARLY COLLEGE FROM LCCC CAN LEAD TO GREAT THINGS Jordan Brown is well on his way to becoming a doctor, and Early College High School at Lorain County Community College gave him an important boost toward his career.  In this interview he tells Bob Tayek about how the program works, and how for many students, […]

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Dialogues 17-08 The GLIDE Program

April 19th, 2017 No Comments

GLIDING TO SUCCESS IN NORTHEAST OHIO The Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE) helps Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs wrap sound business practices around great business ideas. GLIDE provides experienced Entrepreneurs-in-Residence to give professional business assistance to companies at every stage of development.  The purpose is to connect entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need […]

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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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Dialogues 17-07 Elyria Schools – September Start

April 4th, 2017 No Comments

ELYRIA CITY SCHOOLS ON REVERTING BACK TO POST-LABOR DAY START Is it a radical idea?  In recent years, fall classes have been starting earlier and earlier, with many school systems starting their years as early as mid-August.  The Elyria School Board is bucking the trend this year with plans to begin classes after Labor Day […]

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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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