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Spring athlete meeting offered

The Poland High School athletic department will be having its spring sports parent meeting for any high school athlete involved in a spring sport. The meeting will take place on March 5 at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium. All parents should plan on attending as we will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming spring season. The athletes do not need to attend this meeting. If you have any questions concerning the meeting, call the high school athletic department at 330-757-7021.

Girls varsity beats Lakeview

The Poland Seminary High School girls varsity basketball team beat Lakeview High School with a score of 78-18 on Jan. 28. Jackie Grisdale was lead scorer with 25 points, Sarah Bury had 12 points and Elena Cammack had 10 points. The team’s record improved to 17-0, 10-0. The junior varsity Lady Bulldogs also recorded a win.

Eighth-grade boys basketball team improves to 13-0

The Poland Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team claimed a 51-27 victory over Lakeview in a Northeast 8 Conference game on Jan. 28. The Bulldogs built a 17-2 advantage heading into the second quarter, led by Noah Huda’s five early points. Poland’s offense was led by JP Genova with 12 points. Bryce Barringer also went into double figures with 10 points. Huda finished with eight points, Luke Generalovich scored six and both Ben Harrell and Ryan Nemeth added four points each. For the second game in a row, Poland scored a season-high 51 points and are 13-0 on the year.

Neighbors wants winter sports news

Winter athletics will soon arrive 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 neighbors@vindy.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 a winter 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 neighbors@vindy.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 as large as possible. Provide caption information and where people are located from left to right, front row to back.

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