September 21, 2014

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High school hockey: Pair of hat tricks propels Demons

AVON — Adam Sandor and Kent Axcell scored hat tricks to lift Westlake to a 7-2 win over Avon in an a non-league game Sunday. Axcell scored twice and Sandor once in the first to help the Demons pull out to a 3-0 lead. Sandor added a pair in the second and Axcell another as Read More…

2012: The top area sports stories

As a new year begins, as has been the recent custom, we look back at the top area sports stories of the year that just ended. It was a historic year thanks to a former local standout who bounced back with her biggest year of all. Why delay? Let’s get right to the list: 1. Read More…

Avon going to SWC, Vermilion wants back into WSC

Avon High School informed the West Shore Conference during its meeting Tuesday that it was withdrawing from the league pending acceptance into the Southwestern Conference, according to The Sandusky Register. A position in the SWC is opening when Berea and Midpark high schools consolidate after the school year, and the Eagles expect to become the Read More…

Josiah Holt, Tyler Almeida All-OAC for football again

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Midview grad Josiah Holt and Elyria grad Tyler Almeida were named first-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference football selection for the second straight season it was announced Monday. Holt, a junior at Baldwin-Wallace, made the team this season as a wide receiver after making first team last year as a kick return specialist. He led the Yellow Read More…

North Ridge, Christian Community join new league

Lake Ridge Academy and Christian Community School have joined five other Greater Cleveland schools to form a new league that will begin play with the beginning of this basketball season. The Northeast Ohio League will bring Fuchs Mizrachi, Cornerstone Christian, Lutheran East and Hearts for Jesus together with the Royals and the Warriors. The schools Read More…

Golf: Shroeder, Neumann, Aussem named 1st team All-District

Avon Lake sophomore Niki Schroeder, who finished second in the Division I state tournament, and Avon senior Kaitlin Neumann were named first team all-district by the Northeast Ohio Golf Coaches Association. Avon Lake senior Brendan Aussem was a first-team Division I selection on the boys side. Schroeder shot 75-72 (147) at the state tournament in Read More…

Volleyball: Brookside’s Whitsel, EC’s O’Shaughnessy named 2nd team All-Ohio

Seniors Kady Whitsel of Brookside and Catherine O’Shaughnessy of Elyria Catholic were named second team All-Ohio by the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association. Whitsel led the Cardinals to the best record in school history (21-2) and a Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division championship. O’Shaughnessy was a big reason the Panthers went 21-4, claimed a Read More…

Columbia fans sparked Raiders to succeed

FREMONT — Columbia head coach Jason Ward has always made it clear how much he appreciates all the fan support his team receives from the Columbia Station community. Last weekend, with playoff football coming to town for the first time ever, 900 presale tickets were snapped up by Columbia fans, which packed the home grandstand Read More…

Black River girls soccer players earn honors

Sydney Wagner was named to the first team All-Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division to highlight postseason awards for Black River’s girls soccer team. Wagner also was named first team All-Lorain County by the Lorain County Soccer Coaches Association (LCSCA) and All-Greater Cleveland by the Greater Cleveland Soccer Coaches Association (GCSCA). In addition, she was named Read More…

Golf: Elyria Country Club apprentice gets big win

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Jake Scott won the PGA Assistant Championship in style Sunday, nearly setting a record in the process. The 25-year-old Scott, a PGA apprentice at Elyria Country Club, closed with a 2-under 70 for a seven-stroke victory that was just one short of the largest margin of victory in tournament history. Read More…