Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Orange’s Fisher, Laisure earn CVC Sportsmanship Awards

Orange’s P.J. Fisher and Leah Laisure were selected as the school’s recipients of the 2020 Chagrin Valley Conference Senior Sportsmanship Award.

Fisher, who will continue his education and football career at Mercyhurst University, was named second-team All-Ohio in football last fall. He also earned a coach’s award and was named second-team All-CVC and first-team all-district as a senior after being named honorable mention in 2017 and 2018.

He also played basketball and ran track for the Lions.

A member of the National Honor Society, Fisher also participated in marching band and was a Scholar-Athlete.

Laisure, who will attend the University of Arizona, played golf, baskeball and ran track for the Lions.

She earned three letters in golf and basketball and four in track.

Laisure, a golf team co-captain, earned honorable mention All-CVC and second-team Northeast Ohio Golf Association honors in the fall.

She is a member of the Spirit Club and Students Against Drunk Driving.

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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