Invitational to take place on Sept. 11
The second annual Christine Terlesky Lake Club Golf Invitational will take place on Sept. 11 at The Lake Club in Poland. The tournament is a girls’ high school invitational and is named in honor of Christine for her contributions to women’s sports in this area and in women’s golf. Christine also taught history at Boardman High School for 20 years, coached girls golf, basketball and track throughout her career. She was diagnosed about 3.5 years ago with ALS. The Lake Club and Ed and Chris Muransky are the event sponsors for this special tournament. Supporting sponsors are Cocca’s Pizza and Chick-Fil-A Tiffany Square Plaza. There are also sponsorship levels to help support the tournament and the Terleksy family with continued medical expenses. The platinum level for sponsorship is $1,000, gold level is $500; silver level is $250 and bronze level is $100. All sponsors will be listed on a banner the day of the tournament. The sponsorship form and money is due by Sept. 6 in order to be listed on the banner. On Sept. 10, the teams will have an 18-hole practice round followed by a buffet dinner that evening. On Sept. 11, lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by the tournament start at 1 p.m. Spectators are allowed to walk the course on tournament day.
New stadium hours announced
The Poland High School athletic department recently announced new stadium hours for anyone who would like to use the track. Starting on Sept. 4, the Poland Stadium will be open daily from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. Everyone must be off the track by 9 p.m. so the facility can be locked by the custodians.
Boys varsity soccer opens season with victory
The Poland varsity boys soccer team opened their season on Aug. 19 with a 3-0 victory at Champion. Opening the scoring was Reed McCreery with an assist from Matt Slepski. Bailey Swogger added a goal in the second half. Also scoring was Noah Cartwright with an assist from Jake Bacon. In their second game of the season, the Dogs ran into a tuff opponent in South Range losing 2-0. The Bulldogs opened their home schedule on Aug. 24 with a 5-1 victory over Ravenna. Scoring was Matt Slepski with two goals and an assist, Jake Bacon with one goal, JP Allsopp with a goal and an assist and Marcus Romeo with a goal. Assists were added by Noah Cartwright and goalie Ryhs Jones.
Friday night football under the glow of new stadium lights
High School football season for Poland kicked off on Aug. 25. The Poland Bulldogs hosted the Marlington Dukes at home. This season there’s a new improvement at the stadium, brand new lights. The upgrade was made possible thanks to the Poland Touchdown Club. The school board funded more than $24,000, which was under 50 percent of the total cost of the project. The Poland Touchdown Club secured the rest of the funding.
Neighbors Blitz to feature middle school football and younger
Football season is on the horizon and Neighbors needs your help featuring the great football teams in your area that are age groups middle school and younger for our Neighbors Blitz page. If you are a coach or parent, please consider submitting a photograph or two of the players in action or of the team afterward, along with some details on the game and the names of any players or team members photographed, listed from left to right and front to back. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You don’t have to be a writer - just send us the information and we’ll put it together for you. We look forward to another great season of success for our local teams!
Neighbors wants autumn sports news
Autumn athletics have arrived and Neighbors wants to be there every step of the way. If you’re a sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your help. In order to get teams and players the recognition they deserve, we want to showcase them in our pages.
We can only do that if you commit to sending us game reports and photos each week. If you send it, it will get in.
You can email us at email@example.com. You don’t have to be a writer — just send us the information and we’ll put it all together. When emailing pictures, send them as JPEG files and as large as possible.
Provide caption information and where people are located from left to right, front row to back. The sports news we’re looking for ranges from varsity high school teams down to middle school and even elementary and recreational leagues. We look forward to hearing about your teams successes.
Send Neighbors your news
If you’re an autumn sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your help. In order to get teams and players the recognition they deserve, we want to showcase them in our pages. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You don’t have to be a writer — just send us the information and we’ll put it all together. When emailing pictures, send them as JPEG files as large as possible. Provide caption information and where people are located from left to right, front row to back.