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Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight boys track looking to run for league title

Two years ago, the Nordonia High School boys track and field team saw its five-year league winning streak come to an end. Now, as the Nordonia girls attempt to match that feat with a fifth straight league title of their own, the Knights are hoping to jump-start another streak in 2017.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Core returns this spring for Knight boys tennis
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Core returns this spring for Knight boys tennis

The Nordonia High School boys tennis team only lost a few players to graduation last year. As a result, the Knights are positioned well for more progress and success in 2017. The three players that Nordonia lost were David Testa, Sean Collins, and Alex Stephan.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Pitching to lead Nordonia this spring
Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Pitching to lead Nordonia this spring

If pitching and defense wins ballgames, then the Nordonia High School baseball team is going to win a lot of games this season. The Knights won a lot of games last season. Nordonia finished with an overall record of 17-12.

By Matt Deutsch | Correspondent
Nordonia girls track looks to strive for five titles
Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia girls track looks to strive for five titles

A "three-peat" wasn't good enough for the Nordonia High School girls track and field team. The Lady Knights decided to "four-peat." In other words, they won their fourth straight league championship in 2016. There was something different about their fourth title, though.

By Matt Deutsch | Correspondent
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Knights looking to reload in 2017
Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Knights looking to reload in 2017

After winning three straight district championships, the Nordonia High School softball team graduated six seniors last spring. But the word "rebuilding" is not part of head coach Amie Cormell's vocabulary.

By Matt Deutsch | Correspondent
Toth earns All-Ohio honors for Knight bowling
Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Toth earns All-Ohio honors for Knight bowling

Not a lot went right for the Nordonia High School boys bowling team at the state tournament this past weekend at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl. Making their third straight appearance in the state tournament on Saturday, March 11, the Knights qualified for match play.

By Matt Deutsch | Correspondent
Nordonia's Perrine wins it all
Mar 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia's Perrine wins it all

The 2016 season ended in frustration for Nordonia senior Anthony Perrine. After winning All-Ohio honors his sophomore year, Perrine was eliminated by Elyria's J.T. Brown in the 2016 state tournament. Thus, motivation was never an issue this winter for Perrine.

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Mar 11, 2017 9:29 PM

Nordonia boys bowling finishes sixth at state tournament

Knights' Phil Toth earns All-Ohio honors

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Mar 11, 2017 9:12 PM

Perrine pins his way to state title

Nordonia senior wins Division I 195-pound state championship

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Mar 10, 2017 9:15 PM

Nordonia's Perrine reaches state title match

Senior to wrestle for Division I 195-pound title

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
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Knight boys win playoff opener before loss to Bees
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight boys win playoff opener before loss to Bees

If ever a team followed the old sports adage "Peaking at the right time," it was Nordonia boys basketball. Knights coach Mike Griffen noted he felt the Knights probably needed to endure some tough times early in the year.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Nordonia's Perrine wins district title
Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia's Perrine wins district title

Anthony Perrine has been on a mission all season. After signing to wrestle with Gardner-Webb University in November, Nordonia's senior 195-pounder has had a singular focus: Winning the Knights' first state title in 18 years.

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Mar 1, 2017 9:42 PM

Nordonia boys basketball loses early lead, but wins playoff opener

Knights recover late to score 58-56 win at Cuyahoga Falls

By Michael Leonard | Sports Editor
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight hockey routed by Bombers

The Nordonia High School ice hockey team's season came to a close recently, as the Knights fell to defeat against Kenston in the opening round of the state tournament. The Bombers bombed Nordonia by the score of 11-0 Feb. 18 at the Kent State University Ice Arena.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent
Athlete of the Week
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Athlete of the Week

Senior bowler Phil Toth is the Brandywine Vision Center Nordonia Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 27. Toth won the individual district title at the Northeast district tournament with a three-game series score of 742. He won the title by 111 pins.

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Wrestling Note

Nordonia wrestling sends three on to districts The Nordonia wrestling team opened its postseason run Feb. 25 at the Division I sectional tournament at Brecksville-Broadview Heights. The Knights finished ninth in the 12-team field with 65.5 points. St. Ignatius won the team title with 276.

Knight boys bowlers roll to third district title
Feb 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight boys bowlers roll to third district title

The Nordonia High School boys bowling team is headed back to the state tournament. The Knights are making their third straight trip to Columbus by virtue of their performance at the Division I district tournament Feb. 26.

By Matt Deutsch | Correspondent
Knight boys get past Explorers and Grizzlies
Feb 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Knight boys get past Explorers and Grizzlies

For the second time in less than four weeks, the Nordonia boys basketball team clinched a Suburban League win over Hudson with clutch free throws down the stretch. This time, the Knights sank 7-of-9 fourth quarter free throws to close out a 56-50 win Feb. 21 at home.

By Rob Barrone | Correspondent
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Knights swimming duo competes well at state meet
Feb 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Knights swimming duo competes well at state meet

After returning to the state swimming meet to conclude the 2016-17 season, there might be no stopping Nordonia High School athletes Jared Toaz and Christine McFarland from returning to states for a third time next year.

By Matt Deutsch | Correspondent
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia boys bowlers advance to districts

The Nordonia High School boys bowling team is headed back to the Division I district tournament. The Knights finished third in a field of 14 squads at the sectional tournament Feb. 19 at Sky Lanes in Garrettsville. The top four teams advanced to the district round of competition.

By Matt Deutsch Correspondent