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VASJ WRESTLING – Vikings tune up for postseason at Tallmadge

VASJ fared well at the Tallmadge JV Tournament, finishing 7th out of 29 teams. Charlie Mullin took 4th in the 132-lb weight group. Charlie Stachnik was 2nd in the 152-lb B group. Joe Webb was 2nd in the 160-lb A group. Josh Longstreet was the champion at 195-lb A.

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Slow start dooms Vikings in loss to Hoban

VASJ was not able to overcome a 17-point first-quarter deficit in an 80-72 loss on Jan. 31. The Knights jumped out to a 24-7 lead after 8 minutes and held on for the victory. “We got off to a horrible start that was our demise. I thought our only senior, Sean Johnson, brought us back

VASJ SWIMMING – Vikings perform well at NCL championship

VASJ freshman Ryan O’Connell and sophomore Thomas Ridler each brought home individual silver medals from the NCL swim & dive meet at Gilmour on Jan. 25. O’Connell placed second in the 100 yard backstroke. Ridler finished second in the 100 yard breaststroke. Anika Duhigg led the girls finishing fourth in both the 50 yard and

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings stop losing streak with win at Hawken

Trying to break a rare four-game losing skid, VASJ needed a win in the worst way as the Vikings traveled to Gates Mills to play Hawken on Jan. 25. A pair of unsung heroes provided the exact prescription for what the basketball doctor ordered as VASJ snapped its losing streak with a big second half

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings fall at Benedictine

A slow start was too much to overcome for VASJ in a 94-68 loss at Benedictine on Jan. 24. The Bengals set the tone early in front of the home crowd, outscoring the Vikings, 26-8, in the first quarter. VASJ cut a 21-point second-quarter deficit to 12, but Benedictine went to the half with a

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – CCC rallies past Vikings for 70-59 win

VASJ held a double-digit halftime lead, but was unable to hold on in the second half of a 70-59 loss at Cleveland Central Catholic on Jan. 17. The Vikings used a big second quarter to jump out to a 33-23 lead at the half. The host Ironmen roared back in the third to take a

VASJ GIRLS BASKETBALL – Vikings knock off Holy Name

VASJ has battled through adversity all season, and that determination paid off in a big way with a win over Holy Name, 46-39. “A tough hard-fought team victory,” VASJ coach Rich Newlon said. “The girls showed grit and determination. Willo Singleton led us with 19 points. Delesia Hall sparked us with her defensive prowess, she

VASJ WRESTLING – Vikings compete at loaded Nordonia event

VASJ participated in the very competitive Nordonia JV Battle on Jan. 11. Billed as the Ohio JV state championships for good reason – plenty of great Division I competition. *Vikings freshman Aiden Staunton went 0-2, but had two great bouts. *Freshman Darian Davis also wrestled well, but finished 0-2. *Sophomore Mack Flynn was 0-2. *Sophomore

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings fall to visiting Lake Catholic

VASJ junior guard Jaden Hameed scored 29 points, but the Vikings lost at home to Lake Catholic, 76-63, on Jan. 10. The Cougars jumped out to the lead after one quarter and by 9 at half, before hanging on for the win. Jonah Waag added 15 for VASJ, which fell to 5-6 on the season.

VASJ GIRLS BASKETBALL – Vikings defeat Fairview, 39-36

VASJ jumped out to an early first-quarter lead and held on for a 39-36 win over Fairview at Viking Village on Jan. 6. The Vikings were led offensively by Willo Singleton (14), Morgan Parker (13), and Kimani Ball (6).