The Shakerite

Field Hockey Team Hopes to Run Back to State Title

Alex Smith, Raiderzone Editor

October 5, 2012

The field hockey team hopes to speed all the way to Columbus this fall. Shaker is 7-3-1 going into its last four games, and head coach Hillary Anderson’s high expectations are coming true. She is confident of the Raiders’...

Men’s Golf Team NOC Lake Division Champions

Ari Ross, Raiderzone Editor

October 5, 2012

Moving to the Northeast Ohio Conference has helped the golf team as they have gone undefeated in conference play. Last year the Shaker men’s golf team finished 9-5 and second in the Lake Erie League. This year, the Raiders...

Fans Must Give Rookies a Chance

Ari Ross, Raiderzone Editor

October 5, 2012

It’s just one game! Whatever happened to giving guys a chance? In the Cleveland Browns’ first game this season, rookie QB Brandon Weeden played terribly. He threw four interceptions, had a 34 percent completion percentage...

No Invitation to Join the New Party

Alex Smith, Raiderzone Editor

October 5, 2012

Looks like fewer prep days for Shaker. University School is one of eight powerhouse hockey teams in Northeast Ohio forming a new conference at the start of the 2013-14 season. St. Edward, St. Ignatius, Padua, Holy Name,...

NCAA: No Grades, No Game?

Alex Smith, Raiderzone Editor

September 19, 2012

College athletic graduation rates have been an increasing problem in the NCAA, and the organization has increased academic entrance standards for future athletes. According to data ESPN gathered since 2006, 76 percent of college...

Rozier’s Cardinal career on Hold for Now

Alex Smith, Raiderzone Editor

September 19, 2012

Shaker alumnus and University of Louisville basketball recruit, Terry Rozier, decided to put his Louisville scholarship on hold to attend a year of prep school at Hargrave Academy in Chatam, Virginia. “Louisville and I thought...

Women’s Soccer, CC Look Ahead to NOC

Ari Ross, Raiderzone Editor

September 19, 2012

Welcome to the Northeast Ohio Conference, Shaker. As of this fall, the high school has officially joined the NOC, replacing the Lakewood Rangers, who left the NOC at the end of 2010-2011. Before 2012-2013, Shaker was a member...

Shaker Football Back to Winning Ways

Ari Ross, Raiderzone Editor

September 19, 2012

Maybe it’s the coach. Maybe it’s the new conference. Maybe it’s the turf. Whatever it is, Shaker football is back. With two wins and 105 points in their first three games, the Raiders have already exceeded last year’s...

Academics Need to Play a Role in Athletes’ Lives, Too

Ari Ross, Raiderzone Editor

September 19, 2012

Derrick Rose, Fab Melo, LaQuinton Ross, Isaiah Wiley, Michael Ford. You’ve probably heard of some of these collegiate and professional athletes. All of them were at one point academically ineligible to play. Add Terry Rozier...

Raiders Winning on New Turf

Elana Ross, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2012

Fall sports teams' record on the new turf field is currently 3-1-1, while the cumulative fall sports record is 28-17-4. The field hockey team tied Bexley 1-1 at their Friday evening home game and beat Stow 5-1 at home on Thursday,...

Culture of Violence and Brutality in Football Needs to Change

Ari Ross, Raider Zone Editor

May 30, 2012

Greg Williams is every parent’s nightmare. If you haven’t heard it yet, I’ll just tell you it’s scary. I’m talking about the recording of Greg Williams’ speech to his defense before the NFC divisional playoffs last...

Pugilistic Patterson Will Pull No Punches

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

April 25, 2012

When watching Levi Patterson strike a punching bag with lightning-quick hands, you feel sorry for the bag, wondering what it did to deserve this abuse. “My hands are as fast as Floyd’s,” Patterson jokes, referring to Floyd...

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