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Raider of the Week: Esa Ahmad

Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editor

December 16

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This week’s Raider of the Week selection contributed 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 5 blocks in the Nov. 30 men’s basketball home opener against Toledo St. Johns. He then scored 31 the following week against the Strongsville...

Hockey and Men’s Basketball Look to Repeat 2013’s Success

Alex Smith, Raider Zone Editor

December 13

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Marching out of Nationwide Arena engulfed in a sea of red and white was a revitalizing experience for Shaker spirit, and perhaps a motivational catalyst for Shaker athletes. Shaker hockey and men's basketball are both contend...

Winter Sports Offer Their Share of Pain

Dennis Cavin, Jr., Staff Reporter

November 28

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With football season over, winter teams compete for the title of most painful sport. Varsity wrestler Jeron Gaskins, a junior, said his sport is a contender. “Compared to other sports, it’s definitely up there; it’s dangerous,...

Swim, Think, Repeat

Ned Weingart, Staff Reporter

November 28

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5:30 a.m. That’s what time morning practices start for the swim team on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. “It’s pretty early,” sophomore Mara Madden said. “It can be very hard to focus that early in the morning, ...

Women Tackle Rugby

Women Tackle Rugby

November 28

Expectations for Hockey Team High After Strong Preseason

Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editor

November 20

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The men’s hockey team lost one of the greatest senior classes to ever walk the Shaker halls. They are without Plain Dealer Hockey Player of the Year goaltender Eric Sterin, Mike Bartley, Plain Dealer Coach of the Year, retire...

Jim Tressel Breaks “Team Chemistry” Down to a Science

Alex Smith, Raider Zone Editor

November 8

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In my two years on the Shakerite staff, “team chemistry” has been one of the biggest cliches I could use as a sports editor. The term holds no true definition and it is used loosely to describe the interaction between play...

Field Hockey Sets Trend; Finishes 12-0

Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editor

November 7

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The 2013 Raider field hockey squad finished the regular season with an unblemished 12-0 record; their success proved the most impressive of the fall sports teams. At press time, the top-seeded Raiders had reached the second...

Rice Ready to Take the Reins

Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editor

November 7

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Science teacher Jon Rice, now a few weeks into his tenure as head coach of the varsity hockey team, said he has settled into the role and has seen great dedication from the team in offseason workouts. Rice was selected as the...

Facility Improvements Target Athlete Motivation

Alex Smith, Raider Zone Editor

November 7

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Shaker has always emphasized the importance of academics over athletics, and rightfully so. However, recent athletic renovations suggest that the district is embracing the athletic talent found throughout the halls. Three years...

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