Vermilion Sailors varsity football start winning season with new head coach

By Melanie Williamson After the tragic loss of Coach Matt Kobal last winter, the Vermilion Local Schools District faced the heavy decision of choosing a new head coach. With the student athletes in mind, it was decided that choosing a coach the students were already familiar with, who could help carry on Kobal’s legacy wouldContinue reading “Vermilion Sailors varsity football start winning season with new head coach”

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Youth football hosts successful camp

The Vermilion High School football team recently hosted a youth football camp with a great turn out of campers entering kindergarten through eighth grade. There were 86 daily campers that came out and learned the fundamentals of football from the members of the varsity football team, and the high school coaching staff. It was aContinue reading “Youth football hosts successful camp”

Athletic director responds to new law addressing SCA in student athletes

By: Melanie Williamson In May 2017, the Ohio Senate passed what is being called Lindsay’s Law, which is designed to prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in student athletes. SCA is when the heart expectantly stops beating cutting off blood flow to the brain and vital organs. Nationwide, there have been stories of high school andContinue reading “Athletic director responds to new law addressing SCA in student athletes”

Sailors, Bay Rockets dedicate baseball games to ALS and local resident

By Karen Cornelius   Even though they were rivals on a double-header on Saturday, April 22, the Vermilion Sailors and the Bay Village Rockets came together to dedicate the baseball events of the day to “Playing Harball Against ALS” (PHAALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Gehrig was a Hall of Fame baseball player forContinue reading “Sailors, Bay Rockets dedicate baseball games to ALS and local resident”

Vermilion baseball dominates winning four out of five games in one week

The Sailors varsity baseball defeated Margaretta 10-4 in SBC contest on Wednesday, April 12. The Sailors pounded out 10 hits and scored 10 runs in the 10-4 win. Mason Montgomery was the winning pitcher with relief help from Evan Ozmun. Both pitchers struck out 3 batters. Cromer took the loss for Margaretta. Mason Montgomery hadContinue reading “Vermilion baseball dominates winning four out of five games in one week”

Sailorway athletes prove competitive

Sailorway Middle School spring sports are in full swing, and the young athletes are proving the have what it takes to be competitive. On Thursday, April 13, the 7th grade softball team played a tough game against Rocky River only leading by a few points until the girls got their bats moving, which is whenContinue reading “Sailorway athletes prove competitive”

Softball team eliminates competition

Vermilion Lady Sailors traveled to Perkins  on Friday, April 14, and came home earning an 11-5 victory. Perkins led 3-2 after the first inning, but the Sailors scored runs in the next four innings for the win. Maggie Hoffman & Becca Oates combined for the win on the mound. Leading hitters for the Sailors wereContinue reading “Softball team eliminates competition”

Boys tennis enjoys a winning week

On Tuesday, April 11, the varsity boys tennis team beat Tiffin Calvert High School 3-2. Jared Schuetz and Luke Hoerig each defeated their Tiffin opponents. Likewise, in doubles, Alex Lutz and Jack Rini beat their opponents 7-5 and 6-3; Brandon Weitzel and Kyle Billings also beat their opponents 6-2 and 6-2. The boys team facedContinue reading “Boys tennis enjoys a winning week”

Vermilion Varsity Coed Track continues to grow and achieve as a team

On Tuesday, April 4, the Sailor Boy’s took to the track again and continue to improve their marks as 10 of the athletes ran, threw or jumped their best mark ever on the track placing third in the meet. Leading the way for the boys were Doug O’Donnell as he took 1st in the 300Continue reading “Vermilion Varsity Coed Track continues to grow and achieve as a team”