New foes ahead for gridders
With Aurora heading into the Suburban League next school year, fans of the Greenmen sports teams will see many new opponents.
A partial football schedule is posted on the district's website for 2015, showing opponents for eight of the 10 regular season dates.
In the conference, the Greenmen will host Kent Roosevelt, Revere and Copley, and will travel to Barberton, Highland and Tallmadge. The two non-league games scheduled so far will be at home against Ravenna and at Garfield Heights.
Non-league games have not been scheduled yet for the first and third weekends of the season.
Trivisonno nabs third place
In the Northern Ohio PGA Professional Championship at Beechmont Country Club last week, Auroran Gary Trivisonno finished third at 1-over-par 214, while Barrington pro and Reminderville resident Mark Sierak tied for eighth at 6-over 219. Trivisonno pocketed $1,600 and Sierak $787.
Richard Greene of Barrington and Mitch Camp of Club Walden also competed, but did not make the cut for the third and final round. Greene shot 10 over par for 36 holes and Camp shot 13 over. Rob Moss of the Pepper Pike Club won the championship with 5-under-par 208 and won $3,000.
More distance runs slated
More distance runs are coming up this weekend.
On Sept. 6 are the Run for the Arts at Brookside High School in Sheffield Village and the Celebrating Recovery 5K at Fort Huntington Park in Cleveland. On Sept. 7 are the River Run Half Marathon in the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks and the Love A Nurse Run at Edgewater Park in Cleveland. For details, visit www.hermescleveland.com.
Also coming up Sept. 7 is the Ride for Miles at John Carroll University in Cleveland. For details, visit www.hmapromotions.net.
Roberts, Miller excel in golf
In last week's Cleveland Women's Golf Association two-ball tournament at Chagrin Valley Country Club, Susan Roberts of Aruora tied for second place overall at 131. In the fourth flight, Margie Miller of Aurora tied for second low net at 137. A field of 104 players participated.
Harmon School results told
In Harmon School athletic action last week, the seventh-grade football team crushed Orange 50-16 to start the season.
Meanwhile, the seventh-grade girls volleyball squad lost to West Geauga 25-22, 20-25, 21-25. Izzie Zuckett led with 11 points and 9 aces, Brooke Dubensky added 7 points and 3 aces and Olivia Traci had 6 points and 6 aces.
Harmon's girls soccer team defeated Southeast 5-1 in its season opener. Paige Nelson, Lauren Choban, Anna Brown, Alice Hesmondhalgh and Maggie Pike tallied goals. Brown, Hesmondhalgh, Angelina Picone, Pike and Cheyenne Settecase had assists. Settecase had 7 saves in goal, while Kaitlyn Lyod saved 3 in the first half.
Valley Christian pupil lands
a medal at Junior Olympics
Savannah Hameed, a Valley Christian Academy third-grader who lives in Macedonia, placed seventh in shot put and 10th in javelin throw at the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Monies, Iowa this summer.
At the district AAU track and field meet in Lima, she took first place in both events, advancing her to the summer meet in Cincinnati, where she won the shot put with a throw of 20-feet-3 and was second in the javelin with a throw of 36-feet-4. Her shot put throw at the national event was 20-feet-5, while her javelin throw was 41-feet-2.
"Only the top eight competitors get a medal in each event," said her father Akil Hameed. "Last year she ended up 19th in the shot put and didn't medal. She was very excited and truly thanked the Lord for blessing her with this opportunity."