The Hive #3 Week of 9/8/19

Welcome to the third installment of the John Hay Athletics weekly newsletter, "The Hive".

John Hay All Sport Season Passes are now on sale!! These passes will get you in to all John Hay *home* games for football, volleyball, wrestling, and basketball. Regular John Hay home games tickets are $5 for adults / at the door and $3 for student pre-sale.

These season passes are $20 for adults and $10 for students and will get you into EVERY home event.

You can purchase a season pass from Mr. Thornburg in Room 172 during his office hours. If these hours don't work, contact him personally to figure out how to obtain a pass.

Monday: N/A

Tuesday: 4-6pm

Wednesday: 7:30am-8am | 4-6pm

Thursday: 7:30am-8am | 2:15 - 4pm

Friday: 7:30am-8am | 2:15 - 4pm

Last Week's Results

The football team traveled down to Mansfield on Friday.
The soccer team defeated Max Hayes 7-4 this week.

Note: if you have any photos from your team's events each week, send them to michael.thornburg@clevelandmetroschools.org for a chance to be featured in the newsletter (we are always looking for more images)

Football (0-2) - Lost to Mansfield. The Hornets football team struggled again with penalties and getting moving on offense. They look to restart and rebound their season on Friday at 7pm at Clearview High School.

Volleyball (5-1) - The John Hay volleyball team remained undefeated in the conference with another 3-0 set win over rival Glenville. They plan to extend their undefeated conference record this week vs. Jane Addams and Bard.

Soccer (3-3) - (3-0 in conference) The John Hay Hornets were led to victory over Max Hayes, by senior Ibrahima Diop and junior Lughan Ross, with two goals each. Seniors Diego Cortez, and Allen Jones each added a goal, and junior Abbas Monther scored his first goal of the season.

Golf (4-0) - The golf team stayed undefeated with a 214-239 win over Max Hayes High School. They plan to continue their undefeated season this Tuesday vs. John Adams.

Boys Cross Country - On Wednesday the Boys cross country team won the Senate League meet with Diego Cortez finishing in 1st place overall and Isaiah Miller in 2nd overall. The Hornets also participated in a large non-conference invitational on Saturday morning where they placed 24th overall.

This Week's Schedule


Volleyball vs. Jane Addams | 4pm | East Professional | $5 tickets


Golf vs. John Adams | 3:30pm | Highland Hills Golf Course

Soccer vs. Rhodes | 4pm | Collinwood Athletic Complex

Girl's Tennis vs. JFK | 3pm | Rockefeller Courts


Boys & Girls Cross Country | 3:30pm | Luke Easter Park

Girls Volleyball @ Bard | 4pm | Bard High School | Ticket $ determined by Bard


Soccer vs. Massilon Washington | 5pm | Collinwood Athletic Complex


Football @ Clearview HS | 7pm | Clearview High School | Ticket prices determined by Clearview HS


Cross Country | McDonough Invitational (VASJ) | 9:30am | Forest Hill Park


John Hay Merchandise

The John Hay Athletics spirit store is currently in the works. There will be products sold by AD Thornburg and the athletics department as well as an online shop. More details coming later this month.


All fall sports schedules are now up to date and accurate on JohnHayHornets.com. Basketball and bowling schedules are also current. Other Winter and Spring sports will be updated when the conference schedules become available.

Final Forms & Eligibility

If you are not fully cleared in Final Forms you cannot participate in any athletic related activity (game, practice, etc.).

Click here for Final Forms sign up instructions

Click here for eligibility check list


If you want to stay as current as possible with John Hay Athletics, be sure to follow our Instagram @JohnHayHornets.


Any important announcements, documents, eligibility information, coaches contact info, etc., can be found on our website http://www.johnhayhornets.com.

Get in Touch

If you ever need to contact the athletics department at John Hay you can email or text/call our Athletic Director, Mr. Thornburg. Text or email is preferred so that Mr. Thornburg can respond when he has free time. Keep in mind that Mr. Thornburg is also a full time teacher, so an immediate response is not always possible.

Text/call Mr. Thornburg at (216) 282-6356

Email Mr. Thornburg at michael.thornburg@clevelandmetroschools.org

Go Hornets!