Cuyahoga Heights football falls, 21-17, to Maria Stein Marion Local in the Division VI state championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cuyahoga Heights‘ bid for its first OHSAA state football championship fell short in a 21-17 loss to Friday to Maria Stein Marion Local in the Division VI title game at Ohio Stadium. Cuyahoga Heights’ opportunities to claim a comeback victory came after a defensive stop by senior linebacker Tyler Selig ripped the football from junior…

Brunswick High football player joins national anthem protest, receives backlash for kneeling

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Brunswick High School senior football player Rodney Axson Jr. knelt during the playing of the United States national anthem at the team’s second game of the season last weekend. But the quarterback, who is black, learned unpleasantly that some teammates and team followers did not support his decision. “The week has been like a…