RETROSPECTIVE: Our top 2015 Amherst Comets sports photos


The Amherst Marching Comets brought the heat this fall to varsity football game halftime performances. The state-ranked band gave audiences a tribute to news coverage of historical moments.

The Amherst Marching Comets brought the heat this fall to varsity football game halftime performances. The state-ranked band gave audiences a tribute to news coverage of historical moments.


It was a hard year for Comets varsity football players, seen here taking a knee in an 0-10 season. We listened as coach Bill Fishleigh after each game told his players never to give up, never to surrender.


Ashley Cogdell gets her second tag-out at third on Avon Lake’s Ali Balthaser in the first inning in a 11-5 win over the Shoregals.


Ryan Sturgeon makes a play on the ball in Amherst’s Senior Night victory over Willoughby South.


Matt Kneisel battles David Marsh for a rebound in basketball action against the Shoremen.


Alexis Szivan sets a new Southwestern Conference meet record with a time of 2:14.30 in the 800-meter race.


Madison Reynolds sets a new school record in the long jump with a jump of 17 feet 6.25 inches, beating the previous mark of 17 feet 5 inches.


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Do you love sports? We love sports! And we loved these sports photos spotted as we looked over all our editions from 2015 in recent weeks. We hope you love them too.

The Amherst Marching Comets brought the heat this fall to varsity football game halftime performances. The state-ranked band gave audiences a tribute to news coverage of historical moments.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/12/web1_IMG_8755.jpgThe Amherst Marching Comets brought the heat this fall to varsity football game halftime performances. The state-ranked band gave audiences a tribute to news coverage of historical moments.

It was a hard year for Comets varsity football players, seen here taking a knee in an 0-10 season. We listened as coach Bill Fishleigh after each game told his players never to give up, never to surrender.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/12/web1_IMG_9000.jpgIt was a hard year for Comets varsity football players, seen here taking a knee in an 0-10 season. We listened as coach Bill Fishleigh after each game told his players never to give up, never to surrender.

Ashley Cogdell gets her second tag-out at third on Avon Lake’s Ali Balthaser in the first inning in a 11-5 win over the Shoregals.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/12/web1_Amherst-Softball-vs-Avon-Lake-1.jpgAshley Cogdell gets her second tag-out at third on Avon Lake’s Ali Balthaser in the first inning in a 11-5 win over the Shoregals.

Ryan Sturgeon makes a play on the ball in Amherst’s Senior Night victory over Willoughby South.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/12/web1_bsoccer_1.jpgRyan Sturgeon makes a play on the ball in Amherst’s Senior Night victory over Willoughby South.

Matt Kneisel battles David Marsh for a rebound in basketball action against the Shoremen.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/12/web1_IMG_9703cc.jpgMatt Kneisel battles David Marsh for a rebound in basketball action against the Shoremen.

Alexis Szivan sets a new Southwestern Conference meet record with a time of 2:14.30 in the 800-meter race.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/12/web1_SWC-2015-12.jpgAlexis Szivan sets a new Southwestern Conference meet record with a time of 2:14.30 in the 800-meter race.

Madison Reynolds sets a new school record in the long jump with a jump of 17 feet 6.25 inches, beating the previous mark of 17 feet 5 inches.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2015/12/web1_SWC-2015.jpgMadison Reynolds sets a new school record in the long jump with a jump of 17 feet 6.25 inches, beating the previous mark of 17 feet 5 inches.