Saban, Alabama Dominate CFP

The 2018 College Football Playoff was certainly one to remember. The first of two semifinals saw coach Kirby Smart and his #2 Georgia Bulldogs facing off against #3 Oklahoma Sooners led by bad-boy quarterback Baker Mayfield at the historic Rose Bowl. The game was prefaced by an abundance of trash talk from both sides. In … Continue reading

Wrestling Faces Off at Blankenship Duals

Saturday, January 6th proved to be a victorious day for the Western Reserve Academy wrestling team as they hosted long-time rival Hawken along with Notre Dame Cathedral Latin (NDCL) and Cleveland Central Catholic at the Blankenship Duals Tournament, named in honor of veteran faculty member and wrestling coach Lee Blankenship. Concluding the tournament 2-1, the … Continue reading

Athlete Spotlight: Francesco Borsellino

Francesco Borsellino ’18 is a star widely known both on and off of campus. Already having a decorated wrestling career in the state of Ohio, Borsellino brought his talents to Hudson where he is finding a way to leave his legacy among the numerous Western Reserve Academy wrestling greats in the program’s history. Borsellino started … Continue reading

Kyrie Irving Moves to Boston: Did the Cavs Win the Trade?

The biggest blockbuster trade in recent memory went down on August 30, 2017. Involving two of the best point guards in the NBA, one of the premier perimeter defenders, and a highly-valued draft pick, the trade was simply “loaded.” It marked the end of an era in both Cleveland, Ohio, and Boston, Massachusetts. In Boston, … Continue reading

Hockey Puts in Time Over Break

While most of the WRA community was suffering from a food hangover the day after Thanksgiving, the Western Reserve Academy hockey team spent their precious last days before classes facing off against rival teams in the annual HoneyPot tournament. On Friday, November 24th, the team faced off against the Fremont Club. While WRA lost 7-1 … Continue reading

Athlete Spotlight: Jade DuVal

Jade DuVal, Senior Captain of the Girls Basketball team, was only in 3rd grade when she started playing basketball. “My dad made try another sport since I was only playing soccer at the time,” Jade explains. Following her elementary school experience, she moved on to middle school basketball. After playing her 8th and 9th grade … Continue reading

Marquee Free Agent Signing Set Scene for NBA Season

The NBA offseason is usually filled with drama. However, none have ever been as eventful or exciting as the 2017 offseason. With six marquee superstars relocating and a total of eight current all-stars moving to new teams, the drama and trades kept NBA fanatics on edge. After losing in five games to the Golden State … Continue reading

Bennett Reflects on an Undefeated Season

Coach Aaron Bennett ’09 is the famed leader of the Western Reserve Academy D-squad boys soccer team, having lead them through an undefeated season of victory, glory, memes, and almost-a-day-off-but-we-still-appreciate-the-effort. “I’ve been coaching since I got here, so…two months?” Bennett stated. As a former WRA C-squad all-star who was demoted to D-squad his sophomore year, … Continue reading

Stars Headline MLB Postseason

The MLB postseason is one of heartbreak and triumph. The postseason tests a player. They can fall and crash, or they can thrive and make a difference. This year’s playoffs will be no different as it is filled with plenty of headlines. Most eyes this postseason will be on the Chicago Cubs, who attempt to … Continue reading

Athlete Spotlight: Kevin Escott

Kevin Escott ’18 is a senior, Morgan Leader, Wood-house Prefect and most importantly in terms of athletics, the golf team’s captain. Escott got into golf at a young age but only got into it competitively during his years at Western Reserve Academy. Escott said, “When I was younger, I don’t think I enjoyed it as … Continue reading

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