Monday, March 27, 2023

Ashley Rega named Independence Athlete of the Week

Ashley Rega was named Independence Athlete of the Week for Week 2 of the winter sports season.

Rega already holds the school record in all the freestyle events and and the 200-individual medley and backstroke.

A hard-worker, Rega always gives 100-percent in her events and is dedicated to the sport of swimming.


Class: Senior
Age: 18
Sport: Girls Swimming
Family: Parents: Steve & Sheila
Brother: Thomas
Sister: Kim
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Hobby: Watching movies
Favorite Athlete: Missy Franklin
Favorite Film: Unbroken
Favorite TV Show: The Vampire Diaries
Favorite Sports Team: Cavaliers
Best Advice: Don't be afraid of failure, it is necessary in order to succeed


Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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