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May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson grad receives honor

Hudson graduate Dominic Polifrone, a sophomore on the Baldwin Wallace (Berea) University men's tennis team, recently was named to the 2017 Spring Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference team. In order to be selected as Academic All-OAC, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.

Girls lax reaches Region 2 final
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Girls lax reaches Region 2 final

HUDSON -- When they took the field May 23, the members of the Hudson girls lacrosse team had gone 39 days without suffering a loss. When did the Lady Explorers' last setback take place? That would be April 13 when they were defeated to Massillon Jackson 15-5.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Boys volleyball advances to North Region title match
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Boys volleyball advances to North Region title match

It's always a good idea to have your best performance in do-or-die situations. Such was the case for the Hudson boys volleyball team May 23. The Explorers advanced to the Ohio High School Boys Volleyball Association Division I, North No.

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Yours Truly Athlete of the Week Nicci Polifrone
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Yours Truly Athlete of the Week Nicci Polifrone

Nicci Polifrone, a senior captain on the Hudson boys tennis team, had a stretch of seven straight wins. He had victories over Western Reserve Academy and Walsh Jesuit and he and his partner Sam Yurak finished 5-0 in sectional play. He finished 25-5 in 2017.

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WRA duo earns Gold Medals
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

WRA duo earns Gold Medals

Western Reserve Academy lacrosse standouts Brett Erskine and Julia Gasbarre received Gold Medals awards for their efforts during the spring season. The Gold Medal is the school's highest honor for athletes at Reserve.

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Not again! St. Ignatius ends boys' season
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Not again! St. Ignatius ends boys' season

HUDSON -- Year after year, the Hudson and Cleveland St. Ignatius boys lacrosse teams have had a knack for seeing each other deep in the postseason. Pardon the Explorers if they're fed up with the Wildcats. Second-seeded Hudson's season came to an end after losing to third-seeded St.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
2 runners advance to finals
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

2 runners advance to finals

The Hudson boys and girls track and field teams were in 18th place after the first day of a Division I regional competition May 24 at Austintown-Fitch High School. The Explorers scored two points and the Hudson girls scored one point.

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Hudson Rugby Club girls reach state championship game
May 27, 2017 10:21 PM

Hudson Rugby Club girls reach state championship game

Hudson Rugby Club girls defeat Brunswick at Notre Dame College.

Hudson girls lacrosse team's season ends in regional final
May 27, 2017 4:11 PM

Hudson girls lacrosse team's season ends in regional final

Massillon Jackson pours it on late to eliminate Lady Explorers in Region 2 title match.

Hudson senior distance runner advances to state meet
May 27, 2017 12:12 AM

Hudson senior distance runner advances to state meet

Blake Roberts finishes 3rd in Austintown; Explorers finish 13th.

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Hudson boys lacrosse players honored at banquet
May 25, 2017 4:29 PM

Hudson boys lacrosse players honored at banquet

Explorers cap off stellar season with awards' banquet.

Second-ranked Hudson to play top-ranked Jackson May 27
May 25, 2017 2:32 PM

Second-ranked Hudson to play top-ranked Jackson May 27

Lady Explorers set to play Lady Polar Bears in battle of two top-ranked girls lacrosse teams in the state.

May 25, 2017 11:10 AM

Hudson girls lacrosse to play regional final in Wooster

The Lady Explorers have a date with Massillon Jackson May 27 in Wooster.

May 25, 2017 11:03 AM

Hudson volleyball advances to regional title match

Explorers get past Brecksville-Broadview Heights in regional semifinal match.

May 24, 2017 11:29 PM

Two Hudson runners qualify for finals at regional track meet

Dawson Wervey and Emily Akin qualify for finals in the 400-meter race in Austintown.

St. Ignatius ends Hudson boys lacrosse team's season
May 24, 2017 8:10 PM

St. Ignatius ends Hudson boys lacrosse team's season

Wildcats dominate Explorers in Division I, Region 2 semifinal contest.

14th straight earns girls lacrosse trip to regional semifinal
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

14th straight earns girls lacrosse trip to regional semifinal

HUDSON -- In 2016, the Hudson girls lacrosse team lost its first two matches. The Lady Explorers ended up reaching the Division I state semifinals. Hudson opened the 2017 season with two losses in its first three matches. The Lady Explorers haven't lost since.

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Boys track places 2nd at district
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Boys track places 2nd at district

The Hudson boys track and field team finished second with 79 points at the 14-team Nordonia Division I district meet May 19 at Boliantz Stadium in Macedonia. Twinsburg won the competition with 87 points and Walsh Jesuit took third with 74.5 points.

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Volleyball falls to Brunswick
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Volleyball falls to Brunswick

The Hudson boys volleyball team ended its regular season with a 25-23, 25-20, 25-22 loss to Brunswick on the road.

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson grad wins qualifier

Recent Hudson graduate Will Kurtz won a Northern Ohio Junior PGA qualifier after shooting an even-par 71 May 20 at Wooster Country Club.