Sunday, May 15, 2011
The boys team finished eighth.
The Brecksville-Broadview Heights girls track and field team enjoyed a great day at the Southwestern Conference track meet earlier this week. Veronica Thompson's heroics in the 1600 relay and a strong team effort in every event help propel the girls to a second place finish. For the boys team, Rob Scanlon was the only team member to take a first place spot, but the team finished eighth overall. For the full story, check Brecksville Patch on Monday.
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Bees win six individual titles, four runner-ups; prepare for Sectionals next weekend.
Kyle Roddy perhaps summed up Brecksville- Broadview Heights' day at the SWC tournament best when he said, "This just shows that hard work really pays off." The Brecksville-Broadview Heights wrestling team scored 224 points to outpace Olmsted Falls (190) to take home the Southwestern Conference title. Even more impressive was the fact the Bees had 10 of its grapplers wrestling in the finals. In all, the Bees crowned six champions, four runner-ups and two third-place finishers. Leading the way was Roddy (160 pounds), who placed sixth at last year's state championships. The senior standout went 3-0, including a 16-0 tech fall in his first match over Amherst's Mike Wearsch. Roddy pinned Midpark's Kyle Koncek in 4:45 during his second match, …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Bees, Westlake co-champions; Claire Savage wins two events.
Despite seeing sophomore Claire Savage claim wins in the 50 free and 100 free at the 30th Southwestern Conference (SWC) Swimming and Diving Championships at the Westlake Recreation Center, it was a bitter end for the Brecksville-Broadview Heights girls swim team. That's because host Westlake slipped past the Bees for first with 1-5-8 finish in the 400 free relay to outscore Brecksville-Broadview Heights, 339-331.5. "They just swam better than we did today," said Brecksville-Broadview Heights coach Mike Schmidt. The Bees came into the meet with a chance to snap a string of five consecutive SWC crowns for the Westlake girls by winning the meet after going 7-0 in dual meets that included a 100-83 win over the Demons earlier this month. But it…
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Girls swim team wins, 131-54; set sights on Southwestern Conference championship next week at Westlake.
The Brecksville-Broadview Heights girls swim team moved closer to its next goal after besting Avon Lake, 131-54, to run its record in Southwestern Conference action to 7-0 in the final meet of the regular season. "We want to win the conference," said head coach Mike Schmidt, whose team travels next weekend to the Westlake Recreation Center for the conference championship meet. "Some of our kids will have their season end at the sectional, but we expect to advance a number to the district meet and hopefully to the state meet," the Bees coach said. The Bees boys, who topped the Shoremen, 115-62, are in the middle of the SWC pack with a 3-4 record, but hope to move up in the conference meet. "We've lost a number of close meets on the boys' …