November 28, 2014

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Elyria’s Tess Sito drafted by Akron Racers

Since the days when she was starring at Elyria High School, Tess Sito has looked like someone who could one day have a career in professional softball. Now she will. Sito, a senior at Georgia, was the 16th overall selection — fifth by the Akron Racers — on Monday in the National Pro Fastpitch Collegiate Read More…

Boys basketball notes: Pair of Oberlin players sidelined

Joel Hammond and Tim Gebhardt, The Chronicle-Telegram CANTON — Already-thin Oberlin lost two starters in a two-play span with 5:20 left in the game, and neither were very pretty. Senior Marcus Bailey injured his lower left leg after teammate Malcolm Allen hit a three to cut LaBrae’s lead to 20. He didn’t return. On the Read More…

High school basketball: Area coaches to be honored at state tourney

Longtime area coaches Art Daniels and John Szalay will be among the recipients of the 2012-13 Bob Arnzen Award presented by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association at the upcoming state championship games. The Arnzen awards are presented in honor of the legendary Delphos St. John High School coach, who amassed 676 wins in Read More…

Girls basketball: Five from area pick up state honors

Three Lorain County players received special-mention honors and two were named honorable mention when The Associated Press All-Ohio girls basketball teams were released Monday. Lorain’s Alexandria Harris and Elyria’s Mary Jones were special-mention selections in Division I, while Vermilion’s AuBree LaForce was special mention in Division II. Honorable-mention honors went to Amherst’s Brooke Wallace in Read More…

7 individuals, 2 teams to be inducted to Lorain Sports Hall of Fame

Seven individuals and two teams will be inducted into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame at its annual enshrinement banquet May 16 at DeLuca’s Place in the Park. Three of the athletes — Byron Gladden, Henry Patterson Jr. and William Gary Patton — excelled at the former Admiral King High School. Donald Hitchens starred at Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria, Oberlin opt for first-round byes

Elyria and Oberlin earned No. 2 seeds in their respective sectional-district tournaments at the recent tourney draws. The Pioneers are seeded second at the Midview Division I sectional-district and took a first-round bye. They will play the winner of the first-round game between North Ridgeville and Strongsville in a sectional championship game, March 2, at Read More…

Check out Photos and Video from today’s college signings (Updated).

Eight Avon Lake athletes prepare to sign their college letters. They include Christine Bohan, John Lancione, Zach Zamiska, Annie Wennerberg, Abby Rogers, Brett Kiser, McKenzie Bueck and Devon Henry.

View full post to see videos and photos from the college signings. Read More…

Elyria Sports Hall of Fame class set; Late C-T publisher Cooper Hudnutt to be honored

ELYRIA — The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame selected its 42nd class Monday night. This year’s inductees include Elyria High volleyball standout Brooke Bader, longtime EHS softball coach Ken Fenik, EHS basketball star Adam Larrick, Elyria Catholic football state champion Briant McLaughlin, LCCC three-sport star and EC coach Jan Sito and the 1973 boys basketball Read More…

Local sports roundup for Jan. 14, 2013

Top seeds win quarterfinals The Patriot Athletic Conference’s eighth-grade boys basketball tournament’s top four seeds won quarterfinals Saturday. Clearview, Firelands, Buckeye and Oberlin all advanced. Marcus Martin’s 13 points led the top-seeded Clippers to a 38-19 win over eighth-seeded Brookside. Demetrius De Almeida and Jamel Billings added nine and eight points for the Clippers, while Read More…

Elyria boys win first conference swim championship

The Elyria High boys won their first-ever conference swim championship meet Saturday — the sixth annual Northeast Ohio Conference Lake Division Swimming and Diving Championship at Cleveland State. Junior Cody Hall, sophomore Noah Katrinchak and sophomore Scott Peggs led the Pioneers with four wins each — two individual and two as members of the winning Read More…