St. Joseph Academy High School
Jaguars claim runner-up honors at Ranger Relays|
The St. Joseph Academy Jaguars finished a strong second, while the Rocky River girls and boys squads both took third place honors at the Ranger Relays Friday night at First Federal Lakewood Stadium.
SJA scored 106 team points, but got edged out by North Royalton\'s 112 for the championship. The Rocky River girls scored 77 points, while Bay (57) and Westlake (55) were fourth and fifth, respectively.
The Rocky River boys scored 69 team points to finish behind runner-up North Royalton\'s 86. Berea-Midpark dominated the meet and won the boys team title going away with 142 points.
SJA took the shot put and discus relays. In the shot put, the Jaguars went one-two-three in their flight behind senior Brittany Morrison (38-02)...,
Blue Streaks bounce back, claim win over Jaguars|
Heading into Wednesday night\'s rivalry matchup, both the Magnificat Blue Streaks and the St. Joseph Academy Jaguars had their own obstacles to overcome.
Throw in a combined 50 turnovers during the game itself, and the task of winning became even tougher.
Magnificat, behind a 26-point night from junior Elise Keshock, managed to pull things together enough to come away with a 57-38 decision over the Jaguars before a huge crowd at the House of Blues.
The Blue Streaks, now 16-2, were coming off just their second loss of the season, that coming on their home court Saturday afternoon against Lakewood.
St. Joseph Academy, which fell to 13-8, was playing its second game without injured...
Bulldogs shake off slow start to fight past Jaguars|
The way St. Joseph Academy and Olmsted Falls battled in their five-set volleyball match Thursday night, it was a shame one team had to be tagged with a loss.
The host Bulldogs came from behind after a sluggish first set to defeat the Jaguars, 13-25, 25-14, 25-22, 16-25, 15-13, in nonconference action.
\"It\'s a sign of a good team,\" said Olmsted Falls head coach Dawn Moses, whose team is now 8-1 on the season.
\"When you\'re not playing well, you can still pull it out. I don\'t think we did much in Game 1 but I think after that we were able to adjust,\" she said.
From the outside looking in...