If You Build It, They Will Come

The play clock read 0:00 and for many loyal Cougar fans the unforgettable words, “And the Sylvania Southview Cougars are the 2008 Division II football State Champions”, were shouted over the PA system. In Massillon’s Paul Brown Tiger Stadium a group of determined teenagers executed an unblemished 15-0 season culminating with a 29-25 come from behind victory…

A Special Day at Southview

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.“ And with the reciting of the Special Olympics motto by hundreds of athletes from 10 area counties, the Spring Games of Area 4 Ohio got underway on the grounds of Southview High School. The athletes competed in a number of…

Ice, Ice Baby!

All right stop. Collaborate and listen. To say that the Southview Ice Hockey team’s 2016-17 season ended on a sour note is a bit of an understatement. They were shellacked by eventual state runner-up and perennial high school hockey powerhouse St. Francis de Sales, 16-0. In fact, it was so bad that the zamboni only…

It’s a (Wo)Man’s Sport

Sophomore Brenda Conley is used to the glares, stares, and “guy-blinking meme” looks by now. After all, this is her second year as a member of the Cougar wrestling team. Rather than just “sitting around” after school as she did during her first quarter as a freshman, she decided to become involved in a school activity….

The View is Bright in the South

After successive one win seasons in the Northern Lakes League, the Lady Cougars basketball team has started their 2017-18 campaign a-blazing. They have already equaled that win total and went to-to-toe with league favorite Perrysburg before succumbing 56-51. The highlight of the early season is no doubt the convincing 52-33 victory over crosstown rival Northview….

Carrying the SVXC Flag: Hammer, Perry run their way to STATES

Southview High School is no stranger to team state championships with a total of five OHSAA championships to their credit. Of those, four belong to the cross-country teams. The boys teams have three state championship trophies and three runner-ups,  while the girls team can claim one golden trophy of their own. Just last Saturday, the…

Helvey assists, Fallis digs way in the Record Books

In high school team sports, achieving a significant individual milestone is a rare feat; for it to occur twice in a season is almost unheard of. This past Saturday versus Central Catholic, the Southview faithful were treated to two remarkable achievements in the same game. Senior Sam Fallis registered her 1000th dig and Junior Payton Helvey tallied her 1000th assist…

Oslakovic has a Sick Night on the Pitch

Talk about saving his best for last. In his final regular season home game, on Senior Night, Jared Oslakovic was on fire. He earned a hat trick by halftime with an amazing bicycle kick and tallied 5 goals and 2 assists by the end of the night. The Southview Cougars defeated Bowling Green High School…

Griffin Barros-King Competes at World Championships

Griffin Barros-King is a sophomore honors and AP student who lives a pretty unique life outside of the classroom.  Three or four times per week he and his parents travel north to Madison Heights, Michigan, where Griffin participates in three-hour rock climbing sessions.  That indoor facility is the closest location with official speed climbing and…