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Following the happenings of The News-Herald Community Media Lab, as well as the library and archive, where we're digging to find historic people, places, events and things to see how much the times have changed or how much they have stayed the same.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Throwback Thursday: Prep sports edition: VASJ boys basketball, 2008 #VikeIt

Ashen Ward of Villa Angela-St. Joseph is the first to cut the basketball net after defeating Pymatuning Valley in the Division III regional finals in Canton on March 9, 2008. 

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Throwback Thursday: Jeffrey L. Frischkorn

Longtime News-Herald staffer Jeffrey L. Frischkorn is retiring, so this Throwback Thursday post is dedicated to him. Take a look at some of the photos of Jeff from throughout the years.

If you'd like to keep up with Jeff, he plans to continue blogging on Outdoors with Frischkorn and Walk With Me Please: The Other Side of 60; and he plans to keep tweeting on his account, @fieldkorn. We'll miss you at the office, but best wishes to you in your retirement!

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Throwback Thursday, prep sports edition: Mayfield hockey, 2007

Mayfield's Dom Anselmo, 2007

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Throwback Thursday: The News-Herald, 1976

Jerry Ward of the J&L Sign Co. makes final measurements on the News-Herald's new sign, which was erected at the 38779 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, office May 1, 1976.

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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Sunday, March 10, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 10

2007: The three area teams in action all lose — Riverside boys basketball in the Division I Euclid District final, Regina girls basketball in a Division III regional final and University hockey in a state semifinal.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 9

1996: Three N-H wrestlers compete for state titles at Wright State but have to settle for second – Euclid 152-pounder Joe Tucceri, Cardinal 189-pounder Josh Seyer and Chardon’s 215-pounder Rick Conroy.

Friday, March 8, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 8

1985: Kim Svendsen scores 17 points and JoAnn Gordon contributes 12 as Kirtland edges Mogadore, 49-46, to improve to 22-1 in a Class A district final at Kent Roosevelt.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Throwback Thursday, prep sports edition: Perry wrestler T.J. Huxel, 1994

Feb. 6, 1994: Perry’s T.J. Huxel, top, is well on his way to a pin over Chris Miller of Grand River during their 103-pound semifinal bout at the East Suburban Conference tournament at Newbury. Huxel won in 3:05.

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Throwback Thursday: Villa Angela Academy, 1972

The old Villa Angela Academy on Nov. 30, 1972 -- the year the school moved into a new building.

Villa Angela merged with St. Joseph High School in 1990.

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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This date in area sports history: March 7

1974: Lakeland coach Don Delaney and former Geneva coach Al Bailey are in the running but lose out on the Kent State men’s basketball job to San Diego Conquistadors assistant Stan Albeck.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Frederick Treesh: From arrest to death sentence

Frederick Treesh was executed today in the 1994 shooting death of Cleveland resident Henry Dupree in 1994 in Eastlake. I pulled some articles from The News-Herald archive, and scanned and embedded them below. Click any image to enlarge and read more.

-- Cheryl Sadler | | @nhcheryl

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This date in area sports history: March 6

1963: North’s Bob Rettig, John Kettunen and Gary Cavell, who all averaged in double figures during league play, are all named to the all-Greater Cleveland Conference boys basketball team.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 5

1952: Fred Thomas nets 17 points to pace three players in double figures, but Fairport has no answer for 6-foot-4 center Bill Yoho, who scores 26 points in North Lima’s 56-49 win in District B action at Kent.

Monday, March 4, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 4

1941: John Dowling scores 11 points – the lone player to reach figures – to lead Harvey past Parma, 46-36, in the Class A tournament at Euclid Shore.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 3

1930: The Indians move four points clear in the International Hockey League standings, as goaltender Alfie Moore impresses in overtime to salvage a 3-3 tie with the Detroit Olympics.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 2

2006: Raychel Berardinelli scores 18 of her 21 points before halftime and Ali Tobias nets 19 of her 21 after halftime in Riverside’s 67-56 Division I district semifinal win over Chardon.

Friday, March 1, 2013

This date in area sports history: March 1

1995: Ryan Noble scores 13 points and Hank Hughes falls just short of a double-double with eight points and 12 rebounds as Kenston defeats Crestwood, 69-51, in a Division II sectional semifinal at Solon.