Wednesday, April 24, 2013
After 15 years leading the Mustangs, the coach says goodbye.
Strongsville boys basketball coach Joe Lynch has stepped down after 15 seasons. Lynch, 69, who has been coaching for nearly 40 years, resigned last week, according to The Plain Dealer. He is ending his time at Strongsville with a 210-129 record and 533-296 overall in his coaching career. Lynch was the coach at St. Peter Chanel for 23 seasons before becoming athletic director in Strongsville in 1991, the paper reports. He became the basketball coach in 1998. His decorated career was nearly tarnished by accusations of bullying players, but was cleared after an investigation by the district. Read the full story on The Plain Dealer.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Mustangs lose to Bulldogs at home
The Garfield Heights Bulldogs put the bite on Strongsville in boys basketball action Friday night, beating the Mustangs 82-42. Sophomore Drew Robertson led the Mustangs with 8 points in the varsity game, followed by John McNelis with 7. The junior varsity team showed a lot of hustle, but the Bulldogs scored 7 points in the final 40 seconds of the first half to take a 26-19 lead at halftime. Garfield Heights went on to win 55-44. The Bulldogs also handed the freshman team a rare loss, winning 50-44. It was only the third loss of the season for the freshmen.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Basketball team beats Stow
The Strongsville High School boys basketball team scored its first win of the season Tuesday night, beating the Stow Bulldogs 65-54. The Mustangs hit six 3-point shots in the first half to lead 28-22 at the midpoint. Senior Kyle Meehan led the Mustangs with 20 points. The win puts Strongsville 1-3 on the season. The junior varsity also beat Stow Tuesday night 52-38 to even their record to 2-2.
Friday, January 13, 2012
Mustangs defeated at home
The Strongsville High School boys basketball team lost to Brunswick at home Friday night. Final score was Blue Devils 58, Mustangs 53.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
JV also wins tonight
The Strongsville Mustangs boys basketball team beat Shaw High School 83-66 at home tonight. The junior varsity team was also successful, beating Shaw 52-50.