Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Cleveland Heights City Council declared May Bike Month with events tonight and this Friday
Mary Dunbar, Cleveland Heights councilwoman and president of the Heights Bicycle Coalition, introduced legislation declaring May Bike Month and this Friday as Bike to Work Day in Cleveland Heights. "Bicycling is a viable, environmentally sound mode of transportation and an excellent form of fitness and recreation," said Dunbar at the May 6 meeting. "Candidly, people in this country need to be more physically active for health and environmental reasons." The Coalition will provide free Phoenix coffee and snacks to bicyclists during the morning commute near Edgehill and Overlook roads on May 17. Also, the coalition will host a ride of silence to remember those killed or injured while riding bikes this evening, Wednesday May 15. The ride …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The top two students were Andrew Bennett and Natasha Madorsky.
Cleveland Heights High School Athletic Department honored 100 student athletes on April 29. Athletic Director Kristin Hughes invited the athletes to a ceremony where their accomplishments were recognized, according to the district's spokesperson Angee Shaker. “We are so proud that all of you excel both on and off the playing field,” she said in a prepared statement after the event. “This group includes all grade levels, every sport and both genders. The one common denominator is your commitment to excellence.” The students' GPAs ranged from 3.66 to 4.5962. The top two athletes were Andrew Bennett, who plays soccer and baseball, with that 4.5962 GPA and Natasha Madorsky, who plays tennis, and has a 4.4752 GPA.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
From youth sports to adult leagues, and teams on their way to the playoffs to those reminiscent of the Bad News Bears, Patch wants to see athletes of all ages in action this spring!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or during a flag football game at a local park, spring sports are underway around Cleveland Heights and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Cleveland Heights Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Cleveland Heights Planning Commission is considering changes to zoning that would allow sponsors to advertise on scoreboards.
Sponsors may soon be able to put their mark on Cleveland Heights athletic fields. Planning commission will further review two ordinances Wednesday evening to change zoning that would permit sponsorhip scoreboard signs and to all them at events held at athletic fields, according to the city's website. It was originally introduced to planning commission on April 15 for review and comment and will be discussed further at Wednesday's meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers. City council will hold a public hearing on the proposed revisions on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. in council chambers. Is allowing sponsor signs in an athletic stadium a good idea? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The University of Cincinnati was selected 63rd overall
Cleveland Heights native was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs as the first pick in the third round and the 63rd pick overall of the NFL draft. Kelce played was a 3-year letterwinner as a quarterback at Cleveland Heights High School and even lined up some as QB in the Wildcat formation as a freshman at University of Cincinnati. However, he found his calling after he transitioned to being a tight end. He set a school record for receiving yards for a tight end last year, according to the University of Cincinnati web site. He was selected to the All-Big East first team after catching 45 passes for 722 yards and eight touchdowns. NFL.com lists Kelce at 6'5'' and 255 pounds. The site compares him to Rob Gronkowski for his size, strength and …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Richard Lightbody, 65, would have crossed the finish line moments after bombs went off at Monday's race; makes it home safe with the help of two warm-hearted Boston-area residents
“If I could have done more, I would have. I’m not a doctor or a nurse or anything, but I can get a couple of people back to their people,” said Bob McKenna. He’s one of two men that Cleveland Heights runner Richard Lightbody called warm-hearted and generous after they helped him find his way back home after Monday’s explosions at the Boston Marathon. Lightbody, a 65-year-old psychoanalyst and longtime Cleveland Heights resident, was only a few minutes from the finish line at the race when two bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring nearly 200 more. “I heard two big explosions, which didn’t sound natural to me,” said Lightbody. He was about to round the last corner before the finish line, so he did not see the bombs. Meanwhile, …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The run will raise funds for University Hospitals Iris S. & Bert Wolstein’s Kids Kicking Cancer Foundation
The first ever Dick Mann Memorial Run/Walk not only pays tribute to a local legend, it will also raise money for cancer treatment and research. The Cleveland Heights High School athletic department is hosting the run April 27 at the high school. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. There is still time to sign up for the 2-mile run and walk. (A registration form has been attached to this story as a PDF.) Pre-registration costs $10. It costs $15 to register the day of the race. The run is a fundraiser for University Hospitals Iris S. & Bert Wolstein’s Kids Kicking Cancer Foundation. As per the race's namesake, Mann was a long-time former cross country and track coach who passed away recently. He coached at Heights High for 36 years and led the team …
Monday, April 8, 2013
From Beachwood to Stow to Lakewood, Indians fans are tweeting about Opening Day. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, switch to desktop view.
The Cleveland Indians face the Yankees at 4:05 pm Monday, April 8, 2013 for Opening Day of the season.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Find the dates and times for every meet this season.
DATE TIME OPPONENT LOCATION 4/6/2013 TBA Collinwood Collinwood Ath. Comp. 4/10/2013 4:30pm Maple CHHS 4/13/2013 TBA Kimberly Relays Bedford HS 4/18/2013 4:30pm Warren Harding CHHS 4/20/2013 TBA Mehock Relays Ashland University 4/24/2013 TBA Shaw CHHS 4/27/2013 10:00am Weingart Relays Cleveland Heights High 5/1/2013 TBA @ Euclid Euclid High School 5/4/2013 TBA A-F Optimist Austintown Fitch 5/8/2013 4:30pm Bedford CHHS 5/10/2013 TBA Euclid Relays Euclid High School 5/15/2013 TBA LEL CHAMPIONSHIP Bedford HS
Monday, March 25, 2013
Find the dates and times for every match this season.
See the PDF section for the season schedules.