Friday, April 26, 2013
More than 200 North Canton Middle School students dressed in orange Tuesday to support a pair of classmates touched by tragedy.
Earlier this week, more than 200 students arrived at North Canton Middle School wearing Viking orange in support of two classmates recently devastated by the unexpected loss of their father. The students organized it with cell phone texts and social media messages. They planned it without the help of teachers. They did it to convey a feeling that couldn’t be expressed in words. “Spontaneously, without any adult assistance, coaxing, or knowledge, hundreds of. . .friends and fellow students arrived to school (on Tuesday) wearing orange,” said NCMS teacher Todd Dannemiller. “This alone is no small feat. We don't see this kind of participation on Spirit Day!” “I think it was just very heart warming. . .an amazing show of support,” said NCMS …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The girls basketball OHSAA regional semi-final game scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed because of weather and will now be played at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at Otterbein University.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Buy presale tickets at the Hoover High Athletic Office this week
Editor's note, updated at 12:45 p.m. March 5: The girls basketball OHSAA regional semi-final game scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed because of weather and will now be played at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at Otterbein University. All purchased tickets are valid for Wednesday's game. The district will continue selling tickets through Wednesday, 7:15 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Hoover High School Athletic Office. Looking for tickets to the girls' and boys' basketball OHSAA games this week? You'll find them in the Hoover High Athletic Office Monday through Thursday. Tickets for the girls’ basketball OHSAA regional semi-final game (6:15 p.m. March 5 at Otterbein University) are on sale March 4 and 5, starting at 7:10 a.m. until 1 p.m. All tickets…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Hoover had St. V-M on its toes after one quarter, leading 21-15
A strong effort by the Hoover High boys basketball team wasn't enough to pull out a win over the St. Vincent-St. Mary team Tuesday night. The Vikings lost 79-71. Some highlights? Hoover led after the first quarter, 21-15, and senior forward Harrison Blackledge scored 11 fourth-quarter points, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Dom Iero led Hoover with 22 points and Blackledge 21. “I was proud of our effort,” coach Randy Montgomery told the Beacon. “I felt like it was a good game for us to play because it was kind of a physical game. We didn’t rebound as well as we needed to.” Hoover now stands 18-4 this season. The Vikings will end their season Feb. 26 with a game against Louisville at Alliance High School, according to hooverhoops.com…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Hoover High School seniors were honored at Friday night's game against Massillon, and one Patch reader was there with his camera in hand
It was a good night for Hoover High seniors this past Friday. The students not only were honored as part of Senior Night, but they celebrated a 73-50 win over Massillon. Patch reader Earle E. Wise Jr. was there, camera in hand, and captured more than 60 shots of the ceremony and basketball game. We're featuring one of our favorites today on the homepage, but you can find the rest in North Canton Patch's Pics & Clips gallery.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The win over the Vikings means the Polar Bears share the Federal League lead with Lake Blue Streaks
Friday, February 1, 2013
This year's girls and boys basketball players are getting some limelight on North Canton Patch this week, after a Patch user uploaded dozens of game shots to the website
Hoover High athletes are once again in the spotlight on North Canton Patch, as one user uploaded dozens of recent game shots to the Pics & Clips gallery. The Lady Vikings had beat Perry High School last Saturday, while the boys basketball team brought in a win over Bishop Kearny (from New York) at a Walsh University, and Patch viewer Earle E. Wise Jr. was there to see it happen. We've featured just a handful of recent photos from Wise in this post, but you can find tons more in our Pics & Clips gallery. And remember, the Pics & Clips gallery is a great place to upload your photos and videos from around town, pics of school events and anything else that says "North Canton."
Monday, January 21, 2013
Practice begins in February for Stark County's fastest-growing sport
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The North Canton boys basketball team won Friday's game over GlenOak High School, 75-54
The Hoover High varsity boys basketball team won big over GlenOak High School Friday night. The Vikings brought in a 75-54 win, with Harrison Blackledge scoring 14 points and Dom Iero finishing with a game-high 25 points, according to the Canton Repository. “(Blackledge) is a big part of their defense, and Iero is the key to their perimeter game,” GlenOak head coach Jack Greynolds Jr. told the Rep. “When you take those two out of the picture, they’re a lot like the rest of us.” You can read the Repository's full coverage of the game here.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Some shots from "off the court" at Friday's Hoover High School boys basketball game