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VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings run past Eastlake North

VASJ rolled over Eastlake North, 87-68, on Feb. 6. Jonah Waag led the Vikings with 25 points. Noah Clarke had 17 points, Sean Johnson and Anthony Ivey each scored 10 and Samson Foster chipped in 9. “We got career highs from Samson Foster and Noah Clarke, and I thought it was Jonah’s best all around

VASJ GIRLS BASKETBALL – Vikings draw NDCL in sectional semi

VASJ will play at NDCL in a Division II Ashtabula sectional semifinal on Feb. 15. The statewide brackets were released on Feb. 2. The Vikings are the 13 seed in the district. The VASJ/NDCL winner will play either Hawken or St. Martin de Porres in a sectional final.  

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings battle, but fall at St. Ignatius

VASJ held a halftime lead before falling to host St. Ignatius, 70-55, on Feb. 1. The Vikings led, 32-27, at the half, but were unable to hold off the Wildcats in the second half, despite 27 points from Jaden Hameed. VASJ fell to 6-10 on the season. “This is the first time in 10 years

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