School is coming to an end and summer break is right around the corner, which means for all those who plan on playing football, the grind is about to get real. Every weekday morning there will be workouts. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays there will be lifting and conditioning. On Tuesdays and Thursdays there will be speed and agility workouts. You do not have to play football to attend, they are open to everyone. These workouts will help you out with any sport, so if you want to improve at your sport or want to get in better shape, it would be a good idea to attend these workouts. If you have a job contact Coach Jeff Grubich so he can help you work around your work schedule (Football Players). These are not mandatory, however if you play football I would highly suggest you to attend these workouts, because it shows the coaches and your teammates you are dedicated, also these workouts will help you out tremendously in the long run. Joe Zoretich said, "I'm looking forward to this summer and becoming a better football player."
As an exchange student it is my first time seeing the sport Lacrosse. I was able to attend one of the girls lax games. It is a cool sport to see. I now have a better idea of the sport. On Monday, May 12, Kenston girls lax took the field to play Avon Lake. The game was delayed because of lighting and thunder. It was the last home game for the girls. They were patiently waiting in their respective locker rooms for the game to resume. The girls left with a 15-7 victory. Good luck girls as you play in the playoffs. "I am so proud of my team, I cannot wait to play on Thursday," said senior Becky Parker. Hopefully they will be victorious on Thursday and go to the next level. They will play the winner from the Kent and Revere game, which takes place today.
On April 14th, the Freshman Baseball team took the field for the first time against St. Ed’s; yes that was a disaster. After that beat down, this team decided to head back into the locker room, re-group and come out swinging. Every pitch, every at bat, every inning of every game, my teammates and I never gave up. Whether we were winning or losing, we kept fighting. Maybe it was because rumor had it, there was a record to beat for the freshmen team or because we wanted Coach Yurch to believe he was not coaching the Bad News Bears (although sometimes we looked like them), we were able to find a way to find a way to win, some games in extra innings and some coming from behind. Playing for this team was one of the best experiences I have had of my Freshman year at Kenston and I would not want to play for or with another group. Mike Koniar said, “Season was going great with its ups and downs, but in the end we figured it out.” Congratulations on a memorable season boys- Tyler Davis, Alex Eiben, Ryan Kammer, Nick Kendra, Mike Koniar, Brett Louis, Gabe Martorana, Jake McMicken, Andrew Radis, Mike Rockefeller, Kyle Scherzer, Ryan Scherzer, Jimmy Spriggs, and Derek Winebrenner.
KAB is excited to announce the picture placement of the Spring Athletes with the Senior Athlete Pride Picture Program. Local stores, restaurants and retailers will feature Senior Athletes by Season. Their picture will proudly be displayed in their store throughout the season. The Program is a great way of featuring our athletes and promoting Bomber Pride. The following Senior Athletes can be found at these locations. Stop by and see your favorite Kenston Senior Athlete participating in a Spring Sport | Winter Sport | Fall Sport
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, the Kenston Track Team traveled to Amherst to participate in the annual Comet Relays. With 25 teams competing, this is the largest meet the Bombers will participate in during the regular season. Facing teams like St. Ignatius, Berea-Midpark, and Mentor, it is also one of the most competition packed events the Bombers will participate in during the season. Overall, the Boys track team took 10th and the Girls team took 13th. Both teams had very strong athletes in a lot of events and some highlights include the girls 4x1600 taking 4th out of 17 teams and on the boys side, Lovell Spruce taking 3rd overall in the 110 high hurdles. When asked about the meet, Hailey LaFrance said, "The team did a great job and I'm really proud of the outcome." The Bombers travel to Orange on Friday and Mentor Saturday.
Are you sick and tired of paying for food and admission at baseball games? Do you like food or baseball? Then come on down to the Kenston Varsity baseball game April 28th at home against the Chagrin Falls Tigers. There will be free food and free admission for all! Come see the last beat-down the Bombers will bestow upon the Tigers. The Bombers so far are keeping a solid 4-2 record in the CVC and look to improve to 6-2 by the end of Tuesday. Students at Kenston are already excited for this event. Mike Lesher said, "What’s better than free food at a baseball game," Simon Coughlin said, "All gold everything keep it one hundred," If you want to see the battle of a lifetime, then highly consider coming to watch the baseball team play Chagrin on Tuesday.
As the starting shortstop for the past three years now, Jenna is a very hard working athlete. She practices seven hours a week with her team.
According to the News-Herald, during the softball teams spring training trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jenna went 10-for-15 with seven RBI, six runs and two steals. Also while in Myrtle, Jenna hit two triples and two doubles.
Kerchenski said, "I was so honored and excited to be announced player of the week. It really means a lot and lets me know my hard work is paying off." Sophomore Macie Biermann says "I love watching Jenna play; she really shines out there on the field.” She wants to take her dedication and play in college as well.
Great job Jenna and good luck with the rest of your season!
The trails are located in the unused land between the Elementary school and the high school. Students use the existing trails for class activities and exercise on their own time. The board recently announced more trails are coming to Kenston’s campus. Special thanks goes out to cooperation of leaders, students, business men and women, teachers, coaches, Boy Scouts, volunteers, construction professionals, and maintenance professionals who are working together to install the fitness trails. Many Kenston athletes benefit from the trails during practice and on their own time. Soccer and Lacrosse player Kaitlyn Lyons said "Our lacrosse coach has our team run the trails everyday! I can’t wait for the new scenery!" If you have any experience in the field and are looking for volunteer hours the crew could always use more help. Go to KenstonFitnessTrails.com and click on sign up to help out our school!