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Hudson swimmers shine at Division I state meet
Mar 1, 2017 12:06 AM

Hudson swimmers shine at Division I state meet

They would have loved to finish a few places higher, but the message is crystal clear. The Hudson girls and boys swimming and diving squads are one of the best teams in the state again. The Lady Explorers reached the top 10 for the sixth year in a row.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Hudson gymnasts advance to state meet
Mar 1, 2017 12:01 AM

Hudson gymnasts advance to state meet

Last season, the Hudson gymnastics team found itself in an unfamiliar place during the first weekend of March. That would be home. One year later, the Lady Explorers realized they didn't feel the same way as Dorothy Gale did in the 1939 classic film, The Wizard of Oz.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

WRA hockey's season ends

The Western Reserve Academy ice hockey team concluded its season at the InterScholastic Hockey League Tournament Feb. 25 at Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh.

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson graduate wins four tennis matches for BW

Hudson graduate Dominic Polifrone, a sophomore on the Baldwin Wallace University men's tennis team, won four matches during the Yellow Jackets' recent wins over Washington Jefferson (Pa.) College (8-1) and Westminster (Pa.) College (9-0).

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Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

WRA swimming competes at Easterns

The Western Reserve Academy girls and boys swimming and diving teams competed at the 2017 Eastern Interscholastic Swimming Diving Championships Feb. 25 at Franklin Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa.

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson junior Sam Karman's bowling season ends at districts

Hudson junior Sam Karman concluded his season at the Division i district tournament Feb. 26 at AMF Hall of Fame Lanes in Canton.

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

WRA duo shines at National Preps

Two Western Reserve Academy wrestlers competed at the National Preps, which concluded Feb. 25 at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Jayden Demmy finished 2-2 at 182 pounds and Sammy Toggas lost both of his matches at 132 pounds.

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Boys hoops falls to Bees in season finale

HUDSON -- Close, but no cigar. The Hudson boys basketball team hung tough with Brecksville-Broadview Heights, but fell short in its regular-season finale Feb. 24 at Ray "Buck" Hyser Gymnasium.

By Rob Barrone Correspondent
Hockey falls to University
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Hockey falls to University

KENT -- They had one of their greatest seasons in history. They set a school record for wins and reached the Sweet Sixteen. And for 15 minutes, they held their own against a perennial state power.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Seven wrestlers reach district meet

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP -- Job one for the Hudson wrestling team at the sectional tournament was simple: Advance as many wrestlers as it could to the district tournament by placing in the top four spots. In that regard, the Explorers had a very good day Feb.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
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Seven Hudson wrestlers punch tickets to district competition
Feb 27, 2017 9:12 PM

Seven Hudson wrestlers punch tickets to district competition

Explorers finish sixth at Division I sectional meet at Kenston.

Hudson boys swimmers capture 14th place at Division I state meet
Feb 27, 2017 9:03 PM

Hudson boys swimmers capture 14th place at Division I state meet

Explorers back on track on swimming's ultimate stage with 14th-place finish in Canton.

Hudson girls swimmers place seventh at Division I state meet
Feb 27, 2017 8:42 PM

Hudson girls swimmers place seventh at Division I state meet

Lady Explorers reach top 10 at the state meet for the sixth consecutive year.

Hudson gymnasts advance to state meet
Feb 27, 2017 8:11 PM

Hudson gymnasts advance to state meet

Lady Explorers grab fifth and final spot at district competition; senior advances to state meet.

Solon crushes Hudson
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Solon crushes Hudson

SOLON -- After his team won its postseason opener, Hudson head girls basketball coach Dennis Lawler reminded his players of the 1985 NCAA championship game. The eighth-seeded Villanova Wildcats shocked the world when they upset top-seeded Georgetown 66-64.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Gymnasts advance to district meet
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Gymnasts advance to district meet

As she watched her team perform moments after the lunch break was over, first-year Hudson gymnastics head coach Megan Mertz was horrified. The Lady Explorers struggled mightily on the bars' competition and their season was on the verge of coming to a disastrous end.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Hockey squad reaches semifinals
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Hockey squad reaches semifinals

KENT -- The Hudson ice hockey team made history prior to its district quarterfinal game against Bainbridge Township Kenston. The Explorers already set a school record for wins in a season as they headed to Kent State University Ice Arena Feb. 21.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Basketball champs
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Basketball champs

GLT recently won the Hudson Community Education and Recreation men's fast-break basketball league championship. Pictured are, from left: Roger Evans, Micah Watts, Evan Wake, Brad Disandis, Rob Wininger and Jason Workman. Not pictured are Tom Swidarski, Paul Bunch, Sean Farmer and Steve Wake.

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Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Athlete News

Antonio shines Hudson graduate Leighton Antonio, a junior on the Eastern Michigan University men's track and field team, placed fifth in a time of 6.93 seconds in the 60-meter dash during the Eagles' third-place finish at the GVSU Big Meet Feb. 10.

Fifth-graders win Quaker Classic
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Fifth-graders win Quaker Classic

The Hudson fifth-grade girls travel basketball team made the trip to New Philadelphia Feb. 10 to 12 to play in the 2017 Quaker Classic. Hudson returned home with another tournament title.

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