April 23, 2014

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High school football: Eagles, Raiders play at same regional site

Lorain County high school football fans only have to find their way to one site this weekend: Fremont Ross High School’s Harmon Field at Don Paul Stadium. Avon (10-1), the fourth seed in Division II, will take on top-seeded and unbeaten Tiffin Columbian on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in a regional semifinal. On Saturday at Read More…

Overflowing, enthusiastic crowd greets Mitt Romney

Chelsea Miller and Steve Fogarty, The Chronicle-Telegram AVON LAKE — When Avon Lake Schools Superintendent Robert Scott was contacted by GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign Saturday, he knew it would be a good opportunity for Avon Lake students to experience the election process. The campaign had expressed interest in possibly using the school earlier Read More…

Elyria’s Danny Noble survives NFL cut day; North Ridgeville’s Jordan White doesn’t

NFL cut day was a good day for one area player and a bad day for another. Elyria High’s Danny Noble made the Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster as a tight end. The 6-foot-5, 248-pound University of Toledo grad did not get drafted but was signed as a free agent. North Ridgeville’s Jordan White, however, was Read More…

Local sports news roundup for Aug. 14, 2012

Stoyka

Lorain grad to play hoops in college LORAIN — Madison Stoyka, a Lorain High graduate, has accepted a scholarship to play basketball this year at Wayne State University, a Division II school in Detroit. Stoyka scored 723 career points and was a third-team all-district and first-team All-Lake Erie League and All-Lorain County selection. She led Read More…

Crushers fall short on the road

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SAUGET, Ill. — Antone DeJesus is not a very gracious host. The Lorain native and Amherst graduate hit a two-out RBI double in the fifth to help contribute to the Gateway Grizzlies’ 9-7 win over Lake Erie in the series final Thursday at GSC Ballpark. The win was the Grizzlies’ (44-31) fourth in six games Read More…

Tianna Madison runs personal-record time of 10.85, just misses out on a medal in 100 meters

LONDON — No medal, but no regrets either. And no reason for any. Elyria’s Tianna Madison ran a blazing and personal-best time of 10.85 in the 100-meter final Saturday, but in a strong field and on a lightning-fast track, it was good enough only for fourth place. But finishing one spot and just .04 seconds Read More…

Tianna Madison cruises into Olympic semifinals: Elyria grad breaks 11 seconds in 100, then breaks silence

LONDON — Tianna Madison was no surprise on the track Friday. She was a little bit of one off it though. The Elyria native made the most of her first taste of Olympic competition Friday by turning in a speedy, near-personal-record time of  10.97 to take second in her heat of the 100 meters and Read More…

Briefs: Elyria softball all-stars make state final

BOARDMAN — Faith Hamilton picked up the win, allowing just four hits over six innings while striking out nine, as the Elyria 10-11-year-old Little Legaue softball all-stars beat Clay 13-4 on Saturday. Emily Hyer was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Haley Schulz was 2-for-2 and scored four runs. In the winners bracket final, Elyria Read More…

Crushers let lead slip away in Kentucky

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FLORENCE, Ky. — Lake Erie let a five-run lead slip away as Florence rallied to a 10-9 victory on Monday. It’s just the second series the Crushers (32-27) lost on the road. The Crushers sent 11 batters to the plate in the second and took a 7-2 lead on three hits capped by Daniel Bowman’s Read More…

Freedom ends Crushers’ five-game run

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FLORENCE, Ky. — The Lake Erie Crushers five-game winning streak came to an end Sunday as they lost 5-2 to the Florence Freedom. The Crushers (31-26) left four men on base in the first two innings, but took a 2-1 lead in the sixth inning thanks to Adrian Ortiz’s bases-loaded single with two outs. Daniel Read More…