Sports Requirement Expanded to Include a Mandatory Season of Esports for all Students (Eggplant)

The Athletic Department announced two weeks ago that Western Reserve Academy’s sports requirement would be expanded to include a mandatory season of Esports for all students. “Video games are becoming part and parcel of daily life,” Mr. Haller explained, “so it is imperative that every student acquires some gaming knowledge before they graduate.” This new … Continue reading

Healthcenter and sports (Eggplant)

A wise person once told me a truth: there are two kinds of people in this world, on this campus. There are those who enjoy sports, and those who hate them. The sports requirement at WRA is aimed toward those who fit within the first category. Those are the students that can be seen attending … Continue reading

2018 World Cup Takes Place in Russia

Every four years, fans around the world gather in a host nation to celebrate soccer’s most talented athletes and countries in a tournament filled with unexpected early exits and breakthrough nations all around. The Russia World Cup this year was no different. In fact, many would argue that the action had started long before the … Continue reading

Moynahan Named Head Football Coach

As preseason dawned upon the Western Reserve Academy community, the athletic department named a new football coach: Jimmy Moynahan. Moynahan had been an assistant coach for the two seasons prior. Following the departure of former head coach Dan Larocco, Moynahan hopes to instill a winning culture and continue the team’s recent success. Moynahan and his … Continue reading

Athlete Spotlight – Evan Bongers

Evan Bongers ’19 has proved to have a strong presence as an athlete for the Western Reserve Academy Pioneers ever since he stepped on the lawn’s wide sweep as a freshman. Whether it’s on the football field, the basketball court, or the lacrosse field, Bongers, or as his teammates call him, Dennis, is a force … Continue reading

2018 Cleveland Browns Season Outlook

Since 1999, the Cleveland Browns have played a total of twenty-nine different starting quarterbacks, and they have produced an embarrassing 72-216 record. In the last nine years, five different head coaches have been at the helm of a pathetic football team. Nevertheless, the Cleveland Browns will be the Super Bowl LIII champions. Our Brownies have … Continue reading

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

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