Monday, November 5, 2012
Solon Comet runners performed well at the state meet in Hebron last weekend.
The Solon Comets performed well at the state cross country meet last weekend in Hebron, led by a 9th place finish from standout runner Therese Haiss. The boys team and three Lady Comets runners qualified for the meet. The boys team finished 11th overall, with a team-best 16th place finish from Kevin Blank. Also representing the boys team was Dan Arters, Grant Behnke, Kevin Burns, Jacob Pearlman, John Riordan and Kyle Singerman. Besides Haiss, the two other Lady Comet runners, Geneva Sandridge and Louiza Wise, finished 42nd and 58th, respectively. Congrats on great performances, Comets!
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Results from the state swimming and diving meet, submitted by a Solon Patch reader.
Solon High School Swim and Diving Team Ends Season with one medalist and five other top 16 (All-Ohio) finishes. At the Division I, Swimming and Diving state meet held this weekend in Canton, Solon's Sivan Mills was on the medal stand after finishing in 6th place in a very tight competition for the top few spots. Also on the girls side, the 200 free relay team of Anna Wong, Becca Hoffman, Alli Hoffman, and Kelsey McRill finished in 14th place and the 200 Medley Relay team of Wong, Becca Hoffman, McRill, and Dana Lautenschleger finished in 16th place. On the boys side, Solon diver and senior, Doug Karn, ended his high school career with a 12th place finish at states. Junior Ryan Carson also had a 12th place finish in the 100 backstroke, …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Doug Karn and Sivan Mills will compete at the State Meet in Canton, which begins Feb. 22
Two Solon divers, one from the boys team and the other from the girls, will compete in the State Meet in Canton later this month. Senior Doug Karn and Junior Sivan Mills both advanced from the District meet, which is going on right now at Cleveland State University. Karn finished sixth at the district meet to advance to states. Karn is returning to the state meet after competing there last season. Mills finished second at districts after a first place finish at the sectional meet. She returns to the state diving championship meet for the third year. She was named an All-American in her freshman and sophomore years. Editor's Note: The information for this story was submitted by reader Estelle Mills. Thanks!
Monday, November 7, 2011
Comet runners have a lot to be proud of after a good showing at the state cross country meet last weekend.
The Solon High boys cross country team and Lady Comet runner Therese Haiss each finished fifth at the Ohio Division I State Meet last weekend at the National Trail Raceway. Haiss ran a personal best time of 18:18 to earn fifth place, running in the lead pack during the entire race. Scoring for the boys in the team race were sophomore Kevin Blank in 16:05 with 11 points; senior captain Dan Urbanek (16:25, 26 pts.); senior captain Max Haiss (16:32, 38 points); junior John Riordan (16:35, 41 points); and junior Grant Behnke (16:39, 44 points). Also running were Junior Kevin Burns who finished in 16:55 and junior Eric Hansen finishing in 17:53. Congratulations to the boys runners and Haiss for great seasons! Editor's Note: Information in this …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The Solon Boys Cross Country team and a top Lady Comet runner will be competing in the State Championship Meet on Saturday.
The Solon Boys Cross Country team and a top Lady Comet runner will be competing in the State Championship Meet on Saturday. The boys team clinched an invite to the state meet after finishing third in the regional meet last weekend. The top four teams and top 16 individuals make it to the meet. On the girls side, standout Therese Haiss will also be competing at the state meet after finishing second at the regional meet with a time of 20:01 at Boardman. In the boys race, finishing for Solon were sophomore Kevin Blank in 13th place in 17:42, followed by junior John Riordan, 23rd (18:02); senior captain Max Haiss, 31st (18:12); sophomore Kevin Burns, 35th (18:18); senior captain Dan Urbanek, 38th (18:21); junior Grant Behnke, 48th (18:32) and …