A.W. Sports

AW Girls Tennis Wraps Up Second Incredible Season

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — With back-to-back Northern Lakes League championships, a No. 4 state ranking and an overall 14-2 record, the Anthony Wayne girls tennis team just wrapped up an incredible season. “You girls rocked. Nobody’s got anything on us,” said AW coach Jim Sutto as he welcomed the girls …

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Boys Cross Country Team Wraps Up Historic Season

It’s been an historic season for the Anthony Wayne High School boys cross country team, coach Kevin O’Connor said. Last year, the Generals ended a 37-year Northern Lakes League drought by winning the league title for the first time since 1984 and claimed the league title again this year. On …

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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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