North Olmsted High School hosted the annual winter sports recognition night yesterday (5-23) in the PAC at NOHS. Congratulations to all of the individual athletes and spring sports teams for their successes.
Spring Sports Video: https://youtu.be/JOzxO06VofE
Scholar Athletes – Southwestern Conference – spring 2019
NOHS athletics honored 5 scholar athletes. These athletes received a beautiful medallion with the SWC insignia on it. The criterion for the scholar athlete award is a follows: all senior athletes will be considered first, student must maintain a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, the individual must have received a varsity letter, and the student/athlete must have a good record of sportsmanship.
This year’s spring season scholar athlete award winners are:
Girls Track – Maansi Patel Boys Track – Patrick Fuerst
Boys Tennis – Stephen Lehmann Softball – Alex Balson
Baseball – Patrick Beatrez
Additional Academic Honors:
Baseball Team Academic All Ohio – Patrick Beatrez, Sean Elbin, Darien Stanley, Alex Rahm , Cater Lyons
OHSFSCA (Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association) Scholar Athletes – Alex Balson, Gina D’Onofrio, Abbey Healan, Abby Rigda, Jessie Varnis, & Marie Wyman
All-Academic Cuyahoga County – Alex Balson & Gina D’Onofrio
OHSAA Scholar Athletes 2018-19 Sports Season
I am proud to announce that we have two winners for the OHSAA scholar athlete’s award for the 2018-2019 sports year. These athletes will receive a certificate with the OHSAA insignia on it. The criterion for the scholar athlete award is a follows: the individual must have received at least four varsity letters in all sports combined, the student-athlete must have the highest GPA, and the student/athlete must have a good record of sportsmanship.
This year’s OHSAA scholar athlete award winners are:
Maansi Patel and Matthew Birch
Sportsmanship Awards – SWC spring 2019
Last night 5 winners of the Southwestern Conference Sportsmanship award were announced. These athletes displayed a strong commitment of leadership and sportsmanship among their teammates and have been personally selected by their head coaches.
The spring SWC Sportsmanship award winners are:
Tennis – Sam Baylon Softball – Alex Balson
Boys Track – Austin Bilski Baseball – Alex Rahm
Girls Track – Julia Scardina
OHSAA Archie Griffin
I am proud to announce that we have two winners for the OHSAA Archie Griffin Sportsmanship award for the 2019 sports year. These athletes were selected from the entire student body at North Olmsted High School.
This year’s OHSAA Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award Winners are:
Abby Rigda and Alex Rahm
Individual highlights and honors from the spring sports season 19.
SWC Athlete of the Week winners – Baseball – Shawn Donovan and Nolan Wagner
Clay Rainey – North East Ohio All Star Game, All District
Travis Vitaz, Alex Rahm, George Trapletti – Greater Cleveland Coaches Ass. All Star Game
Travis Vitaz – Honorable Mention All-District
Jessie Varnis – HM All District, 1st Team All-Cuyahoga County (First Base)
Alex Balson – 2nd Team All-Cuyahoga County (Outfield)
Sydney Sukenik – HM All District and Honorable Mention All-Cuyahoga County
Rachel Adams – Honorable Mention All-Cuyahoga County
The 10 individuals below all received Honorable Mention All SWC recognition.
Baseball – Alex Rahm and Sean Elbin
Softball – Sydney Sukenik and Alex Balson
Boys Track & Field – Ryan Sanborn and Owen Juhn
Girls Track & Field – Mikayla Rollins and DeAvion Anderson
Boys Tennis – Stephen Lehmann and Owen Conway
The 3 individuals below were all recognized as 2nd Team All SWC.
Baseball – Nolan Wagner and Shawn Donovan
Boys Track & Field – Ben Tomcho – 400 Meters
Congratulations to our 3 1st team All SWC athletes.
Baseball – Clay Rainey and Travis Vitaz
Softball – Jessie Varnis
OHSAA Regional Qualifiers (2) – one event away from the state meet
Ben Tomcho – 4th place at the district track and field meet – Regional qualifier
DeAvion Anderson – 2nd place at the district track and field meet – Regional
(DeAvion is pictured on the left)
OHSAA End of the Year Awards
As part of an ongoing program to promote Courage, Sportsmanship, Ethics, and Integrity, the Ohio High School Athletic Association has set up a program to recognize exemplary students.
OHSAA Award of Excellence – OHSAA Exemplary Display of Sportsmanship, Ethics, & Integrity
Award of Excellence:
Gennan Saab and Patrick Fuerst
Kim Rahm and Brian Rahm
OHSAA Courageous Student Award
Courageous Student Award:
Silver and Gold Eagle Awards
The tradition of the gold and silver eagle awards started in 1992. The gold and silver eagle awards are given to seniors during the spring season of their senior year. These awards are determined by sport participation, varsity letters, exemplary sportsmanship, and all-conference honors.
Silver Eagle Awards – Congratulations to the following athletes who have qualified for the silver eagle award.
DeAvion Anderson Darren Anders
Alexandra Balson Matthew Birch
Alexandra Diamantis Shane Cairns
Zinta Frigic Sean Elbin
Hannah Groden Patrick Fuerst
Olivia Guzzo Samuel Gouch
Amanda Hagar Evan Grablovic
Jackie Kennedy Jake Hirz
Kate Kennedy John Jonas
Gillian Lewis Tyler Jones
Amira Massey Owen Juhn
Maansi Patel Patrick Kennedy
Savannah Porter Jake Mlady
Abby Rigda Imran Mohamed
Julia Scardina Austin Murphy
Anna Scott Matthew Olah
Shiming Ruan Alexander Rahm
Brianna Vo Clay Rainey
Emily Wasen Alexander Reagon
Jessica Yelsik Tyler Rollins
Golden Eagle Awards – The golden eagle is awarded to the top male and female senior athletes. Congratulations to the class of 2019 winners:
GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD WINNER – Alexandra Diamantis & Travis Viaz