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Setting up Friday’s high school sports coverage for Jan. 24, 2014: Morning …

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Another Friday means another loaded schedule for local high school sports.

The 12-person cleveland.com high school sports staff has you covered day and night with a full slate of coverage to get you ready for tonight’s big games, as well as box scores and recaps later this evening.

Look for these Morning Announcements posts every Monday through Saturday. They will give you a rundown of what will be posted that day and night at cleveland.com/hssports in all sports, as well as links to the previous day’s coverage.

Check cleveland.com/hssports today for:


We’ll continue rolling out recruiting snapshots leading up to National Signing Day on Feb. 5.

Previewing weekend’s biggest boys and girls basketball games

Wondering which boys basketball game to check out tonight? Read our Opening Tip story that will set up all of tonight’s big games and get you caught up on many storylines from the boys basketball beat by David Cassilo and Tim Bielik.

Likewise, girls basketball reporter Mark Kern will have an article previewing the top girls matchups scheduled for tonight and Saturday.

We’ll also have separate preview coverage for this weekend’s Dunk 4 Diabetes Shootout being held Saturday and Sunday at Walsh University, featuring some of the area’s best boys basketball teams.

Get to a game

Check out Saturday’s hockey and wrestling schedules. Looking for a hoops game? Search our boys basketball schedule database, as well as our searchable girls basketball schedules.

Box score central tonight

Our website is your one stop shop for boys and girls basketball box scores and recaps all night long, as well as a post with results and highlights in bowling, gymnastics, hockey, swimming and wrestling.

Scores from every game in Ohio

Wondering how the rest of Ohio fared in boys and girls basketball? Every night we post a list of statewide scores. Tonight’s post should be plentiful. 

Where we’re at tonight

The cleveland.com reporting team will be at one hockey game and three boys basketball games tonight.

Freelancer Michael Fitzpatrick will have hockey coverage as St. Edward takes on St. Ignatius.

Who will win tonight’s hockey matchup between St. Edward and St. Ignatius?

In boys basketball action, David Cassilo will be in Berea to see No. 6 Berea-Midpark take on No. 4 St. Ignatius. Mark Kern will have coverage of the rivalry game between No. 16 Stow and No. 25 Cuyahoga Falls. Tim Bielik will be on hand to see No. 13 Westlake take on No. 18 Olmsted Falls.


Be sure to share your thoughts in our High School Sports Question of the Day.

A look back at Thursday’s coverage

Nate Cline had updates on football coaching hires at North Ridgeville and Barberton.

Boys basketball reporter David Cassilo had the second installment of the weekly look at player of the year candidates. We also had a video post where you can get to know five area coaches who will be at this weekend’s Dunk 4 Diabetes Shootout.

Wrestling reporter Scott Patsko had another post ranking the area’s best wrestlers by weight class.

Hockey reporter Robert Rozboril had a post looking back at this week’s hockey action and looking ahead to the weekend.

Contact high school sports reporter Bill Landis by email (blandis@cleveland.com) or Twitter (@blandis25). Or log in and leave a message in the comments section below.

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