High School Sports Rewind: Jan. 6-Jan. 12

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Relive some of the biggest happenings from the past week in Northeast Ohio prep sports.

-- The 2013 Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame class was recently announced. Nine inductees - Beachwood's Steve Barona, Ravenna Southeast's Dave Clegg, Revere's Jeff Dallas, Walsh Jesuit's Steve Grescovich, Lakewood's Gerry Gruss, Amherst Steele's Norris Smith, Aurora's George Snider, Mentor's Len Taylor and Parma's Tim Tomc - will be enshrined during the annual NEOBCA All-Star Game at Progressive Field in June.

-- Dale Soles resigned as Minerva's varsity head football coach on Jan. 7.

-- Larry Laird was recently named Avon Lake's next head varsity football coach. Laird previously served as an assistant coach under recently retired Dave Dlugosz.

-- Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy senior guard Bob Peters scored 31 points in the Royals' 68-52 road win at Dayton Christian on Jan. 8 to increase his career point total to 1,229 to become the program's all-time leading scorer.

-- Akron Archbishop Hoban athletic director Michael Del Medico recently announced that Patrick Dobbins has been named the school's next varsity head girls soccer coach. In 2012, Dobbins guided the Knights' girls JV squad.

-- Uniontown Lake standout senior girls basketball player Miranda Diesz recently orally committed to attend Kenyon College in the fall and to join the Lords' women's hoops program.

-- Lake Center Christian standout senior track and field student-athlete Jenae Linville recently orally committed to attend Grand Valley State University in the fall and to compete in the discus throw, hammer throw, weight throw and shot put for the Lakers.

-- Glenville standout senior linebacker Chris Worley recently orally committed to attend Ohio State University in the fall and to join the Buckeyes' football program.

-- Akron Archbishop Hoban senior girls soccer player Jamie Dean recently orally committed to attend Ashland University in the fall and to join the Eagles' women's soccer program.

-- The Triway bowling team set a single-game scoring record on Jan. 10 when the Titans bowled an aggregate score of 1,223 in a game against Wooster. The meet also happened to be the first-ever bowling competition between two Wayne County schools.

-- The Brecksville-Broadview Heights gymnastics team topped the 27-team field at its own Rock and Roll Tournament on Jan 12 with a score of 147.875. Strongsville finished second in the team standings with a score of 138.

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