A.W. Sports

Baseball Games Raise Funds To Strike Out ALS

When Kristi Biniker’s father, Leroy Wright, was diagnosed in 2019 with ALS – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease –she and her family decided to take action. Last week, the Binikers hosted two Strike Out ALS baseball games to raise funds for the Walk to Defeat ALS. Wearing Strike …

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Anthony Wayne Hosts Largest Signing Ever

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — With 11 student-athletes committing to play college-level sports on May 4, Anthony Wayne High School had its largest signing event in school history, said athletic director John Snyder. Baseball Noah Sample has signed to play baseball for Walsh University, in North Canton, Ohio, where he will …

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Anthony Wayne Superintendent To Run In Boston Marathon

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Jim Fritz has an excuse for missing school on April 18. That morning, the Anthony Wayne Local Schools superintendent will be in historic Hopkinton, Mass., with the nearly 40,000 men and women running 26.2 miles to Boylston Street as part of the oldest annual marathon in …

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AW Swimmers, Diver Set Records

BY KAREN TOROK | SPECIAL TO THE MIRROR — The Anthony Wayne swim and dive team had a record-setting season under coach Carolyn Strunk.  One diver and four swimmers competed at the OHSAA championship meet in Canton in February. The team had three All-Ohio finishers, two earned by junior swimmer Allie Barasch …

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Anthony Wayne Girls Basketball Team Concludes Amazing Season

BY J. PATRICK EAKEN | MIRROR SPORTS — The Anthony Wayne girls basketball team’s 22-6 season has been highlighted by a Northern Lakes League championship, reaching the Division I state tournament and making national news. Elise Bender, a freshman forward, banked in a half-court shot when the Generals defeated defending Division II state …

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Four AW Swimmers, One Diver Bound For State Championship Meet

BY KAREN BARASCH | SPECIAL TO THE MIRROR — The Anthony Wayne Generals will send four swimmers and one diver to the state championship meet this weekend in Canton.  Juniors Allie Barasch, Amelie Blakely and Holli Torok, sophomore Fiona Freeman and freshman Kate Hildebrand will represent AW. The Northwest Ohio District Championship …

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Five Anthony Wayne Athletes Take Skills To The Next Level

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Family, friends and teammates gathered in the Anthony Wayne High School gymnasium on February 9 to watch as five seniors signed to play sports at the collegiate level. Brandon Biederman will wrestle for New York University in New York City. He wrestles in the 120-pound weight …

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