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Investigation Casts Doubt on Turf Fields’ Safety

Ned Weingart, Raider Zone

December 1, 2014

The most dangerous part of soccer may not be concussions, turf burn or sprained ankles. Rather, it might be what the game is played on: turf. According to a recent NBC News investigation, the pellets, or crumb rubber, in synthetic turf fields contain car...

Bartley to Take Over Raider Hockey

Ned Weingart, Raider Zone Editor

September 11, 2014

Mike Bartley won four state titles as Shaker’s hockey coach and is the all-time winningest coach in Ohio high school hockey history. Now, his son Matt is taking up the mantle. Matt Bartley has the credentials to take over...

Winter Weather Postpones Shaker Basketball’s Semifinal Contest

Alex Smith and Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editors

March 12, 2014

Tonight's Shaker men’s basketball’s regional semifinal match up against Cleveland East Technical has been rescheduled to tomorrow at 6:15 p.m, Shaker.org reports. “We will still be hungry,” junior Kaleb Roy said. “We can wait ...

Facility Improvements Target Athlete Motivation

Alex Smith, Raider Zone Editor

November 7, 2013

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...

Varsity Hockey Without a Coach as Season Nears

Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editor

September 25, 2013

Former University School JV hockey coach Michael Berg, tapped over the summer to succeed varsity hockey coach Mike Bartley, told players via text message yesterday morning that he would not accept the coaching job after all...

Raider Football to Play Only 4 Home Games in 2013

Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editor

August 30, 2013

Despite a new turf field, heightened fan interest and an 8-2 record in 2012, the Raider football team will play only four games at home in 2013. But the imbalanced schedule may increase Shaker's postseason chances. Shaker boasts...

OHSAA Voting to Split Public, Private

Ari Ross, Raider Zone Editor

April 8, 2013

Shaker’s days of playing St. Ignatius, Hathaway Brown and other private schools in state tournaments may be over. In May, Ohio High School Athletic Association member schools will vote on a referendum to create a split between...

A Friday Night Tradition, No More

Clara Medalie, Campus and City Editor

December 11, 2012

Administrators changed the starting time and number of Friday night hockey games this year due to drinking at previous games, complaints from parents and the availability of the Thornton ice rink. Athletic Director Don Readance...

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