Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Twinsburg girls basketball is undefeated this season and primed for another state title run.
The Twinsburg Lady Tigers basketball team is proving itself to be a powerhouse every year. The Associated Press ranked the Tigers as the top team in the state in the lates poll released on Tuesday. Twinsburg sits at 13-0 after a win at Shaker Heights on Saturday, 66-33, according to The Plain Dealer. The schedule does get more difficult, however, as they host North Canton Hoover on Wednesday. Hoover is ranked seventh in the state and also undefeated with an 11-0 record. Twinsburg is looking for its third-straight state title this season under the guidance of head coach Julie Solis. The girls have barely missed a beat without former standout Malina Howard, who graduated last year and is playing for the University of Maryland, ranked No. 10 …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Vote to help the Lady Tigers to become the 2012 People's Champion
Voting ends today in a contest that could bring home $1,000 for the Twinsburg High School athletic department. Twinsburg High School is in second place in the girls category of HighSchoolSports.net's Super 25-People's Champion contest. The school with the most votes by April 30 will earn its athletic department $1,000. Twinsburg is trailing by almost 9,000 votes to New London High School in Wisconsin. To vote, click this link here, scroll down and select Twinsburg High School, type in the security characters and click "Vote for People's Choice." The vote is for the best high school girls basketball team in America. The athletic department has been trying its best to promote the contest and has even sent out emails district-wide to get more…
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The Twinsburg senior verbally committed to St. Francis in New York earlier this week
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The high honor comes just before Twinsburg faces Solon in the Division I Regional Finals
The accolades keep coming for Lady Tigers basketball standout Malina Howard. Thursday The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPNHS, announced Howard as its 2011-12 Gatorade Ohio Girls Basketball Player of the Year, according to a press release. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the court, distinguishes Howard as Ohio’s best high school girls basketball player. Howard is now a finalist for the Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year award announced in later this month. The 6-foot-4 senior forward led the Tigers to a 22-3 record and the chance for another state title. This season she's …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Twinsbrg Lady Tigers basketball team beat Midpark 56-33, advancing to the regional finals against Solon
Twinsburg beat Midpark on Tuesday night 56-33. The win puts them in the Ohio Division 1 Regional Finals against Solon, who they beat twice this season. Tip off on Friday is at 7:30 p.m. at the Canton Civic Center. Editor's Note: A huge thanks to Twinsburg High School junior Robin Thomas for these stellar pictures.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The Twinsburg girls basket team faces the Midpark Meteors Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Only two teams can stand between the Twinsburg Lady Tigers basketball team and another trip to the State Final Four in Columbus. The Tigers will look to take down the Midpark Meteors of Middleburg Heights in the first round of the Division I Canton Regional Tournament Tuesday at 8 p.m. The game will be at the Canton Civic Center. The Meteors, coached by Stephanie Mentz, come in the the game 21-2 (13-0). They beat Medina this weekend 74-56 in the sectional tournament final. The Lady Tigers are coming off a big 66-45 win over Howland in the sectional tournament final, improving their record to 21-3 (8-0). The winner of Tuesday's game will face the winner of the Solon/Mentor matchup at 6:15 p.m. The regional final will be Friday at 7:30 p.m. …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Tip off is at 8 p.m. at Ellet
The Twinsburg Lady Tigers basketball team has dominated its competition so far in the Division I Akron Sectional Tournament. Now they must beat a quality team if they are to continue on the road to Columbus. Twinsburg will play Walsh-Jesuit at 8 p.m. Thursday at Ellet High School. Walsh comes into the meeting with a 18-4 (11-0) record. They blew by Aurora in the first round, 85-47, and beat Austintown-Fitch 53-38 on Saturday. So far the Tigers have routed each of their opponents. First they crushed Boardman 78-26 and then dominated Youngstown East 87-23 this weekend. The winner of Thursday's game will face the winner of the Hudson/Howland game in the sectional tournament final on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Lady Tigers take on Youngstown East on Saturday
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Thursday, February 23, 2012
Friday, February 17, 2012
Part 3: Coach Julie Solis talks about coaching a player like Malina Howard, how winning it all put a target on their backs
Editor's Note: This is the final installment of a three-part series of interviews discussing the Twinsburg Lady Tigers basketball team's season and looking ahead. Winning the first state championship in Twinsburgh High School history was hard enough for the Lady Tigers in 2011. But winning the second has been even tougher. Twinsburg Patch sat down with Coach Julie Solis and Malina Howard to see just how hard it is for lightning to strike twice. More videos about the Lady Tigers this year: WATCH: Coach Solis, Malina Howard Talk About Post-Title Season WATCH: Lady Tigers Gearing Up For Playoff Run
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Part 2: Coach Julie Solis and Malina Howard talk about the playoffs and why they didn't take a first-round bye
Editor's Note: This is the second part of a three-part series of interviews discussing the Twinsburg Lady Tigers basketball team's season and looking ahead. Winning the first state championship in Twinsburgh High School history was hard enough for the Lady Tigers in 2011. But winning the second has been even tougher. Twinsburg Patch sat down with Coach Julie Solis and Malina Howard to see just how hard it is for lightning to strike twice. More videos about the Lady Tigers this year: